Texas, A&M Could Learn From Oklahoma Teams

Texas, A&M Could Learn From Oklahoma Teams

These two could learn something from Oklahoma and Oklahoma State. Sooners and Cowboys are heated rivals and fierce competitors, but they know how to get along with each other.

I was reminded of that Tuesday night at the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame. The state's sports shrine inducted its latest class, a distinguished bunch that included three Cowboys and two Sooners. That meant a lot of orange bloods mingling with a bunch of crimson lovers.

And you know what?

Sooners cheered Cowboy honorees, and Cowboys cheered Sooner honorees.

It's not just people being nice. There's a real bond between the two sides that will remain solid regardless of what becomes of the Big 12.

“I think OU and Oklahoma State will stick together if something happens,” said OSU mega-booster Boone Pickens, one of the Hall of Fame inductees. “We're kind of a stick-together crowd in this state.”

We should thank our lucky stars for that after what's been going on south of the Red River lately.

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