What is the rivalry between Oklahoma and Texas?

Red River Showdown
The Oklahoma–Texas football rivalry is a college football rivalry game between border rivals Oklahoma and Texas. The two teams first played each other in 1900, and the rivalry has been renewed annually and uninterrupted since 1929 for a total of 117 games as of 2021.

Why is it called Red River Showdown?

The series is one of the major rivalries in NCAA football and in all of American sports. The name is derived from the Red River that forms part of the boundary between Texas and Oklahoma that has in the past caused conflict between the two states, most notably the 1931 Red River Bridge War.

Who is University of Texas biggest rival?

Texas A&M

Texas Longhorns football
Rivalries Oklahoma (rivalry) Texas Tech (rivalry) Arkansas (rivalry; dormant) Nebraska (rivalry; dormant) Texas A&M (rivalry; dormant) TCU (rivalry)
Heisman winners 2
Consensus All-Americans 61
Current uniform

How many national championships does Texas have?

The Texas Longhorns are the winningest team in college baseball history with 77 conference championships, 35 College World series, 12 appearances to the Championship game, and 6 national champions (1949, 1950, 1975, 1983, 2002, 2005).

Why do Texans hate Oklahoma?

I’ll hit the history books. Oklahoma was just a year old when the first fuss popped up during the July 1908 Democratic National Convention — when Oklahoma’s first governor, Charles Haskell, offended Texans by not naming a popular Texan, Judge M.M. Brooks, to the platform committee. Texans complained.

Do Texans hate Austin?

Dallas and Houston have MANY more amenities but you have to drive, and drive FAR. Texans hate Austin because it is smarter, prettier, better educated and way cooler than where they live.

Do Texas and Oklahoma hate each other?

The Texas hostility is also present but less pronounced unless a football game is at stake, such as the one Saturday at Fair Park. The annual battle between the universities of Texas and Oklahoma — played during the State Fair of Texas — goes deeper than the Cotton Bowl turf.