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Texas-OU staying at Cotton Bowl through 2025

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The annual Texas-OU game isn’t leaving Fair Park anytime soon.

City of Dallas officials announced on Tuesday the football game will remain at the Cotton Bowl through the 2025 season.

Mayor Mike Rawlings said the deal "pays off the investment that we've been making and continues the momentum of Fair Park being one of the hot spots in America."

The Cotton Bowl has undergone multiple renovations in the past decade in an effort to keep the fall football match up in Dallas. The universities have previously mulled making the series a home-and-home or moving to Arlington’s AT&T Stadium.

The biggest upgrade happened in 2007 and 2008, when they city spent $57 million to add 16,000 seats to the upper deck and add an HD scoreboard. An additional round of upgrades were completed two years ago.

The extension on Tuesday adds five years to the current deal in place, which expired after the 2020 game.

The University of Texas and the University of Oklahoma have played annually in Dallas since 1929.

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