DALLAS - OCTOBER 17:  Head coach Mack Brown of the Texas Longhorns holds the Red River Rivalry trophy after a win against the Okalhoma Sooners at Cotton Bowl on October 17, 2009 in Dallas, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Mack Brown and the Longhorns last beat Oklahoma in 2009. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — With his support waning with every loss, Texas coach Mack Brown could really use a victory this week.

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That’s just not an easy task the second Saturday in October in the Red River Rivalry against Oklahoma.

With so much speculation about whether Brown’s job is in jeopardy, a win by the Longhorns over the 12th-ranked Sooners on Saturday at the State Fair of Texas would certainly settle things down _ at least temporarily.

A fourth straight loss by the Longhorns to Oklahoma, especially another lopsided one like the last two years, would only accelerate a burnt orange panic.

Oklahoma is 9-5 in the series under Bob Stoops, with wins by 38 and 42 points the last two seasons.

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For the second year in a row, neither team is ranked in the top 10.

Here’s a look at the last 10 matchups between the Big 12 rivals:

2012     Oklahoma (#13) 63 – Texas (#15) 21
2011    Oklahoma (#3) 55 – Texas (#11) 17
2010    Oklahoma (#8) 28 – Texas (#21) 20
2009     Oklahoma (#20) 13 – Texas (#3) 16
2008     Oklahoma (#1) 35 – Texas (#5) 45
2007     Oklahoma (#10) 28 – Texas (#19) 21
2006     Oklahoma (#14) 10 – Texas (#7) 28
2005     Oklahoma 12 – Texas (#2) 45
2004     Oklahoma (#2) 12 – Texas (#5) 0
2003     Oklahoma (#1) 65 – Texas (#11) 13

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