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Ex-Oklahoma QB Thompson's son leads Texas into rivalry game


October 7, 2021

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Former Oklahoma quarterback Charles Thompson never imagined he'd even consider putting up the "Hook 'em Horns" hand gesture.

He's done it now, and for good reason. His son, Casey, will start at quarterback for No. 21 Texas (4-1, 2-0 Big 12) against No. 6 Oklahoma (5-0, 2-0) in the annual rivalry game.

It's a strange situation for the elder Thompson, who lives in Moore, Oklahoma — a short drive from Oklahoma's campus. Charles ran the wishbone offense for coach Barry Switzer, playing a significant role in Sooner victories over Texas in 1987 and 1988.

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