This trip is the one that we all predicted would happen. With both the Longhorns and Sooners undefeated, and with the game being on ABC, ESPN will take it’s Gameday crew from Nashville, TN to Dallas this Saturday. Via the Oxford Press….

The Longhorns took care of Colorado 38-14 and Oklahoma took care of Baylor 49-17 on Saturday, and seconds after each victory, the respective fan bases had moved on.

That’s because No. 1 and undefeated Oklahoma (5-0, 1-0 Big 12) and No. 5 and undefeated Texas (5-0, 1-0) are meeting in Dallas on Saturday for the 103rd Red River Rivalry. This one promises to be one of the biggest Oklahoma-Texas showdowns ever, and not just because there will be 92,100 fans packed into the Cotton Bowl, almost twice the 46,200 the stadium seated when it first opened:

It’s the first time since 2004 that both teams enter the game ranked in the top five.

That’s exactly why ESPN’s “College GameDay” will be camped outside the Cotton Bowl.

I don’t know what it was about last week, but none of the games on the schedule were really that appealing. This week as a whole isn’t better, but with TEX-OK, OKST-MIZZOU and LSU-FLA, at least we have three top tier matchups throughout the day. The Red River Rivalry should be a good one this year, and it kicks off right at noon this Saturday.

Magic is back in Texas-Oklahoma matchup (Oxford Press)

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