The Texas Conundrum: Longhorns Need Rivals To Win More Games

Posted by Kody Brannon on September-14-2009 Add Comments

As any loyal Longhorn fan will tell you, it's a good day when the 'Horns win and the Sooners lose. But as we all saw this past weekend, the Oklahoma State Cowboys lost too.

This will now put the Longhorn nation in a state of unease. While watching other Big XII teams lose makes the faithful happy, it's a sad fact of reality that for a team like the Longhorns to have any respect and keep teams like USC behind them, they need their rivals to win...and only suffer a loss at the hands of Texas.

In the past this never mattered, but now in the BCS, teams are not only graded on wins and losses, but they are graded on the wins and losses of their opponents too.

So now the conundrum: Do Texas fans root for the Sooners and Cow...

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