The first biggest game of Brent Venables’ head coaching career

The first biggest game of Brent Venables’ head coaching career

The Lederman Jacket: We talk about Brent Venables’ approach to OU-Texas week and the pressure of his second shot at the Longhorns.

Eli Lederman

By Eli Lederman

| Oct 4, 2023, 11:06pm CDT

Eli Lederman

By Eli Lederman

Oct 4, 2023, 11:06pm CDT

Editor’s Note: Sellout Crowd’s Coverage of the Oklahoma-Texas game in Dallas is Sponsored by Modelo – The Official Beer of Fans with the Fighting Spirit (https://www.modelousa.com)

Guerin Emig is back on The Lederman Jacket before the 12th-ranked Sooners meet No. 3 Texas at the Cotton Bowl. We talk Brent Venables’ approach to OU-Texas week, the pressure in his second shot at the Longhorns, the challenge the Longhorns’ skill players present and the opportunity waiting for Dillon Gabriel Saturday. All that plus a dive into OU’s NFL draft dominance over Texas and a Texas State Fair-themed game of Guer-in or Guer-out.

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Eli Lederman reports on the University of Oklahoma for Sellout Crowd. He began his professional career covering the University of Missouri with the Columbia Missourian and later worked at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette before two years writing on the Sooners and Cowboys at the Tulsa World. Born and raised in Mamaroneck, New York, Lederman grew up a rabid consumer of the New York sports pages and an avid fan of the New York Mets. He entered sportswriting at 14 years old and later graduated from the University of Missouri. Away from the keyboard, he can usually be found exploring the Oklahoma City food scene or watching/playing fútbol (read: soccer). He can be reached at [email protected].

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