Five Takeaways From the Sooner Football Loss to Texas

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Oct 10, 2015; Dallas, TX, USA; Texas Longhorns players takes the field before the game against the Oklahoma Sooners at the Red River rivalry at Cotton Bowl Stadium. Texas won 24-17. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

October 10, 2015, will be a day that will life in infamy for Sooner Nation. That was the day the 10th-ranked Sooners, bursting with confidence and hubris, strode into the Cotton Bowl looking to dismantle a reeling one-and-four Texas team that TCU had destroyed just a week before.

By the end of the game, the only thing dismantled was Oklahoma’s playoff dreams as Texas dominated on both sides of the ball and beat the Sooners 24 to 17, a score that appears closer than the game actually was.

Time will tell whether Oklahoma recovers from this disheartening defeat and goes on to have a great season or continues to implode.

Here are five takeaways from Oklahoma’s loss to Texas.

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