The rivalry between Oklahoma and Nebraska is real.
Former Big 8 rivals haven’t played since December. February 4, 2010, but that doesn’t mean the rivalry between the Oklahoma Sooners and the Nebraska Cornhuskers has diminished in the last decade.
Before the meeting of the two teams in Norman today, the members of each team “exchanged”, as is known to happen when two rivals meet on the same field. That this is the first time the rivalry game has been played in over a decade, and there’s a lot of crap to trade to make up for lost time.
It wasn’t a total fight or anything like that, but the referees and coaches had to step in to prevent things from escalating further than what was shown.
Oklahoma and Nebraska almost fight before the game
There was no physical contact and just friendly trash talk. This is good. And probably something the coaches loved to see on both sides.
This is just the fire that burns within both teams desperately wanting to win a victory over the other side. Fortunately, things didn’t turn into something that players would be kicked out of even before the game started. If anything, this just shows that these two teams should play more often.
Teams can change conferences and rivalries can fall by the wayside, but the hatred that lives on each side can never die.
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