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Texas, A&M Could Learn From Oklahoma Teams

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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...

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