STILLWATER, OK -- The Texas Longhorns were down 35-14 to Oklahoma State again and again came back…
Ho-Hum, Another Nail-Biter Against Okie State
Hey, Joe, send the tab to Cowboys' sugar daddy Boone Pickens. The stadium's namesake and OSU's biggest fan pledged $5,000 to the Texas Men's Athletic Department if the Horns pitched another second-half shutout against his 'Boys. Hey, Boone, what would you give for a 32-yard FG with 1:13 remaining? Jason Ricks' attempt was wide right, breathing new life into another one of those nail-biting Longhorn comebacks that was improbable even for this series. Bailey's boot was the exclamation point on an eight-play, 57-yard drive that saw Texas score 24 unanswered points in the fourth quarter. On a day when Notre Dame loses to Navy and Kansas drops an historic 76 on Nebraska, one had plenty of reason to believe that Texas' decade-long escape artistry against Okie State would also go by the wayside. Can anyone name a college football series this past decade that has been as wild and weird as Texas-Oklahoma State? Texas' comebacks against the Cowboys, leading to a 10-0 mark since Mack...
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