PODCAST: Red River Showdown Preview With Longhorn Legends Dan Neil and Phil Dawson


Texas and Oklahoma are set to kick off from the Cotton Bowl this Saturday in what could be the game that shapes the race for the Big 12 championship.

Can the Longhorns break their three-game skid against the Sooners and win the inside track to AT&T Stadium in Arlington this December?

Listen to two former Longhorn legends break it down here:

In this episode of the Longhorns Country Podcast, Matt is joined by a pair of Longhorn Legends to break down the matchup between Texas and Oklahoma in the Red River Showdown this weekend, and give their best memories from the rivalry.

In Part 1, former Horns offensive lineman Dan Neil joins the show to break down the matchups along the offensive and defensive lines, his impressions of new offensive line coach Kyle Flood, and more. In Part 2, Matt is joined by former Texas kicker Phil Dawson, who breaks down the special teams unit, Cameron Dicker, Jeff Banks, and more.

Both guys also talk about their time in the NFL and give their thoughts on Steve Sarkisian and the new direction of the program.

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