Sooners vs Longhorns: Get Ready for the 2016 Red River Showdown!

2016 Red River Showdown Tickets

A classic rivalry is one thing that makes college football great, and there are few rivalries that can match the history, intensity and excitement of Texas vs. Oklahoma. The Longhorns and Sooners have been doing battle almost continuously since 1900. You can’t say you’re a Texas or Oklahoma fan—or a college football fan for that matter—without attending one of these classic matchups. Tickets to the 2016 Red River Showdown: Texas Longhorns Football vs. Oklahoma Sooners Football are on sale now, starting at $156.

These two Big 12 powers will go at it for the 111th time on Saturday, Oct. 8 from the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Texas. The Longhorns lead the series 61-44-5, though the Sooners have won 10 of the 16 games played this century.

Texas, however, pulled off a shocker last season when it upended Oklahoma 24-17. The Sooners were ranked No. 10 in the nation at the time, and Texas was limping along at 1-4, having lost its last three contests. But the Longhorns weren’t to be intimated in last season’s Red River Showdown. In what was easily their biggest win of their otherwise disappointing 5-7 season, the Longhorns jumped out to a 14-0 lead and held the high-powered Sooner offense to just 268 yards. Meanwhile, Texas ran through the Oklahoma defense, piling up 313 yards on the ground in the victory.

Despite the stunning loss in last season’s rivalry game, Oklahoma finished the regular season at 11-1, winning eight of their 10 games by double digits. Bob Stoops’ squad the fell to Clemson 37-17 in the College Football Playoff Semifinals.

Stoops has amassed a 179-46 mark at Oklahoma, winning a national title in his second year in 2000. Texas is coached by fourth-year head man Charlie Stubbs, who has been a disappointing 11-14 so far.

Be on hand to witness one of the sports fiercest rivalries. Get your seats today.

Red River Showdown 2016 Tickets Date Venue City
Texas Longhorns Football Dallas Tickets Sat – 10/08/16 Cotton Bowl Dallas, TX
Red River Showdown 2016 Tickets Date Avg Price
Dallas, TX Sat – 10/08/16 $555
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