FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2018, file photo, Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger (11) runs for a two-yard touchdown against TCU during the second half of an NCAA college football game, in Austin, Texas. To see the progress in Texas, look no further than quarterback Sam Ehlinger. The sophomore is quietly putting together the kind of season that earns a spot in the record book and wins a lot of games. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

AP Top 25 Podcast: Red River back; 'unintended consequences'

October 03, 2018 - 10:15 am

The Red River Rivalry between Texas and Oklahoma has not been this significant in years.

The 19th-ranked Longhorns and No. 7 Sooners meet Saturday in Dallas and the winner is positioned to the Big12 front-runner. This week on the AP Top 25 College Football Podcast , USA Today's George Schroeder joins AP's Ralph Russo to preview the big games of week six, including Texas-Oklahoma, where Schroeder will be.

Also, the unintended consequences of the new redshirt rule, and why they are really not that big of a deal. Plus, the College Football Playoff favorite already seem apparent. Which teams could shake things up in October?


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