I Love Texas/I Hate Oklahoma

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Presented in a unique reversible-book format, this is the ultimate Texas Longhorns fan guide to the passionate and historic rivalry with the Oklahoma Sooners. Full of interesting trivia, hilarious history, and inside scoops, the book relates the fantastic stories of legendary Longhorn coaches and star players, as well as the numerous villains and their even worse fans who have represented the Sooners over the years. Like two books in one, this completely biased account of the rivalry shows there really is no fine...

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Overview

Presented in a unique reversible-book format, this is the ultimate Texas Longhorns fan guide to the passionate and historic rivalry with the Oklahoma Sooners. Full of interesting trivia, hilarious history, and inside scoops, the book relates the fantastic stories of legendary Longhorn coaches and star players, as well as the numerous villains and their even worse fans who have represented the Sooners over the years. Like two books in one, this completely biased account of the rivalry shows there really is no fine line between love and hate; rather, it’s as wide as the Red River itself. This is the defining book on the Texas–Oklahoma rivalry and is a must-read for every true Longhorns fan.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781600786198
  • Publisher: Triumph Books
  • Publication date: 8/10/2012
  • Series: I Love/I Hate
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 1,408,132
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 5.50 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Pete Davis has spent more than 20 years in radio as a writer, a producer, a reporter, an anchor, a talk show host, and a sports director. He is the winner of four Associated Press awards, including the 2003 Georgia Associated Press Broadcaster Association Award for Best Sports Program. He lives in Stone Mountain, Georgia.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Why Texas vs. OU Is a Big Deal vii

1 We Love Licking the Sooners 1

2 We Love Licking Everyone Else, Too 18

3 Longhorns We Love 56

4 We Love Longhorns Coaches (Well, Most of Them) 81

5 We Love Texas Tradition 99

6 We Love Longhorns Lore 118

7 We Love Austin and All of Texas 123

Sources 150

Acknowledgments 151

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