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How Oklahoma’s Dillon Gabriel Could Stake Claim For Heisman With Big Showing Against Texas

Four Sooners quarterbacks to win the trophy performed well against the Longhorns on the big stage

NORMAN —  Oklahoma quarterback Dillon Gabriel has put up Heisman Trophy worthy numbers through five games, but he’ll have to excel against the likes of No. 3-ranked Texas to be seriously considered for the award.

The No. 12-ranked Sooners (5-0, 2-0 Big 12 Conference) face the No. 3-ranked Longhorns (5-0, 2-0) at 11 a.m. Saturday in Dallas.

All four OU quarterbacks to win the Heisman — Jason White (2003), Sam Bradford (2008), Baker Mayfield (2017) and Kyler Murray (2018) — had big games against the Longhorns, some in defeat.

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