The 2011 Red River
Shootout Rivalry has been all crimson thus far.
The Oklahoma Sooners have surged out to a 34-10 lead over the Texas Longhorns in the annual battle in the Cotton Bowl at the Texas State Fair in Dallas. The Sooners have jumped out in front with Landry Jones tossing the pigskin up and down the field on a young and inexperienced Longhorns seconday. Touchdown catches by Kenny Stills for 19 and 14 yards and Ryan Broyles for 5 yards have kept the Longhorns’ defense on their heels all half.
Three turnovers also haven’t helped the Longhorns cause either. Case McCoy fumbled early in the first quarter, and David Ash has thrown two interceptions, the second being intercepted by Demontre Hurst for 55-yard return giving the Sooners a 24-point lead with just under three minutes remaining in the half.
Texas got their first touchdown of the day immediately following the pick six, as Foswhitt Whittaker took Patrick O’Hara’s kickoff for 100 yards.
Texas will receive the ball in the second half and will try to figure out a way to move the ball against this stout Oklahoma defense.