"1. NU and OU both expected to play every year when they drew up the big 12. In the Ship....
2. EVERY game is a rivalry... Do you see that 'N' staring at you all over on this page? Well, every other team does.
3. NUf Said."
"Yes we won in 71, the game of the century as Guy mentioned in the history section, I just added the rest of the #1 vs #2 matchups. Also true that we beat OU in 59 but they we're #1 then. AP rank was #19. Sooners 47 game win streak ended to…"
"I totally agree. NU vs OU is still our true rivalry even if it does have a 2 year break. I would just like to add to your History section that also on 3 occasions, one team was Ranked #1 at the time they lost to the lesser ranked team. In 78 OU was…"
"i would have to aggree with this. however it would be nice to have a 'set in stone' game every year. although the thought of busting your ass of to get to that rivalry game would make it all that more sweet. good post i enjoyed reading it."
I think we can all agree that a true “rivalry” goes beyond mere statistics. With that being said, stats are a huge part of what one looks at when contemplating a rivalry. So what is it exactly that makes a rivalry? Let us ask the questions first, and come to the answers later.#1. Does the win/loss record have to be relatively even?#2. Does the record against non-conference teams need to be considered?#3. Does it matter how many times they have been champions?#4. What kind of intangibles need to…See More