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The Greatest Moments In Texas Football History

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5. UT vs OU, Oct. 11, 2008

In the highest scoring Red River Rivalry game, No. 5 Texas rallied to beat No. 1 Oklahoma 45-35 thanks to big days from roomates Colt McCoy and Jordan Shipley. McCoy threw for 277 yards and Shipley returned a kickoff 96 yards for a touchdown and caught TD from McCoy as Texas erased a 21-10 second-quarter deficit. Texas finished the season 12-1 and ranked No. 3 in the final BCS poll.

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2. UT vs UA, Dec. 6, 1969

No. 1 Texas rallied from a 14-0 fourth-quarter deficit to beat No. 2 Arkansas 15-14 en route to the national championship. President Richard Nixon was on hand in Fayetteville to see James Street complete a 44-yard pass to Randy Peschel on fourth down on the game-winning drive. Jim Bertelsen scored the game-tying touchdown and Happy Feller kicked the extra point to complete the dramatic comeback and give Texas its 19th straight win.

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1. The Greatest Game Ever Played

In a game considered the greatest ever played, Vince Young and Texas overcame No. 1 USC 41-38 to win the national championship. Young ran for the winning touchdown with 19 seconds left on fourth-and-five from the eight-yard line to cap a scintillating Rose Bowl that featured over 1,100 yards, 10 touchdowns and five lead changes. Young rushed for 200 yards, threw for 267 and propelled the Longhorns past unbeaten USC and its two Heisman winners -- Matt Leinart and Reggie Bush.

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