DALLAS -- The annual football game between Oklahoma and
Texas will be played at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas at least through
The announcement come today from Dallas city officials.
Construction workers making improvements to the stadium paused
briefly while the announcement was made at the 50-yard line of the
historic stadium. The Fair Park stadium is where the game has been
played since 1929.
Dallas Mayor Laura Miller's chief of staff, Meranda Cohn, says
the deal is in place between the two schools -- even though no
formal contract hasn't been signed.
The current contract calls for the game to be played at the
stadium through 2010.
Dallas residents voted in November to approve 30 million dollars in bonds to overhaul the Cotton Bowl. The project includes upgrades to bathrooms at the aging stadium and expanding the stadium to seat 92-thousand.