Game Preview: TV Info, Statistical Leaders and Series History between OSU and Texas

October 15, 2021

Oklahoma State and Texas have had a lot of hyped games against each other in recent seasons, but Saturday’s bout in Austin could have major Big 12 title implications at stake.

Both teams are expected to compete for a spot in Arlington at the end of the year, but a loss for either this weekend could spell doom for postseason hopes. Here is the TV info, stats and series history between OSU and Texas.

Viewing Info

Time: 11 a.m. Saturday
Location: DKR-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin, Texas
Watch: FOX (Gus Johnson, Joel Klatt and Jenny Taft)

Team Stats
Oklahoma State Texas
Record 5-0 4-2
Points Per Game 25.4 44.5
Points Allowed Per Game 18.6 29.2
Total Offense 378.4 477.7
Rushing Offense 159.2 242.8
Passing Offense 219.2 234.8
Total Defense 305.2 439
Rushing Defense 91 198.2
Passing Defense 214.2 240.8
Team Leaders

OSU — Spencer Sanders — 56-for-96 (58%)/781 yards/5 touchdowns/4 interceptions
Texas — Casey Thompson — 74-for-110 (67%)/1,095 yards/14 touchdowns/3 interceptions

OSU — Jaylen Warren — 115 carries/512 yards/6 touchdowns
Texas — Bijan Robinson — 125 carries/789 yards/8 touchdowns

OSU — Tay Martin — 21 catches/317 yards/2 touchdowns
Texas — Xavier Worthy — 24 catches/514 yards/6 touchdowns

OSU — Malcolm Rodriguez — 54 total tackles/31 solo tackles/5 tackles for loss
Texas — DeMarvion Overshown — 52 total tackles/27 solo tackles/4 tackles for loss

OSU — Brock Martin and Collin Oliver — 2.5 sacks each
Texas — Ovie Oghoufo and Alfred Collins — 2 sacks each

Series History

Before 2010, the Cowboys were just 2-22 against Texas, making the overall series record of 9-26 sound much better for the Cowboys.

Mike Gundy’s Pokes went on a 4-0 spree against Texas from 2015 to 2018, but now Texas enters Saturday’s matchup having won the past two in the series.

These teams first met in 1916 in San Antonio, the only meeting outside of Stillwater or Austin, where Texas won 14-6. OSU’s first win in the series came in 1944, a 13-8 win in Austin. These teams didn’t meet in Stillwater until 1997, where OSU picked up win No. 2 in the series with a 42-16 victory.

OSU is 5-1 in its past six trips to Austin but 6-16 in Austin all-time against Texas.

Here are the past 10 meetings between the schools:

Season Winner Score Location
2020 Texas 41-34, OT Stillwater
2019 Texas 36-30 Austin
2018 Oklahoma State 38-35 Stillwater
2017 Oklahoma State 13-10, OT Austin
2016 Oklahoma State 49-31 Stillwater
2015 Oklahoma State 30-27 Austin
2014 Texas 28-7 Stillwater
2013 Oklahoma State 38-13 Austin
2012 Texas 41-36 Stillwater
2011 Oklahoma State 38-26 Austin

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