SCOUT’S NOTEBOOK: OKLAHOMA@TEXAS
The 2011 version of the Red River Rivalry between Oklahoma and Texas was one to forget for the Longhorns, whose inexperienced roster was no match for a savvy Sooner squad chock full of pro prospects in a disheartening 55-17 loss.
Landry takes his shots
Landry Jones was in control from start to finish versus the rival Longhorns. He was masterful out of the pistol formation by confounding the defense by looking one way and going the other, as well as throwing his receivers open.
The junior quarterback’s (367 yards/3 touchdowns) first instinct was to burn his opponent deep, but he demonstrated the presence of mind to hit quick-hitting plays underneath, as he did when he found a streaking Dominique Whaley in the flat for 11 yards