Is Oklahoma’s Opening of Cowboys Stadium an Insult to Texas Football?

Posted by J. Robert Byrom on August-23-2009 Add Comments

To tell you the truth, I really cannot answer this question, but it strikes me as extremely odd that an Oklahoma team would play the first game that counts for something in the new Cowboys Stadium—extremely odd.

Not just any Oklahoma team either: It's the Oklahoma Sooners, without any doubt the most hated college football team in all of Texas.  

Texas doesn't just pride itself on football—football is part of their identity. You hear it all the time: In Texas, football is a religion.

Dallas is the prototypical Texas city, where the Texas stereotypes are actually lived day in and day out. Millionaire oil tycoons and CEOs of corporate giants play golf with ranchers that usually wear 10-gallon hats. The ...

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