The holiday weekend means waiting for the stores to open on "Black Friday" and a tryptophan overdose during the second half of the Dallas Cowboys' late-afternoon Thanksgiving Day game.
But isn't it good when we see some good old-fashioned rivalries in college football?
The links have them today, and a lot more.
Former Oklahoma State quarterback Josh Fields tells the Oklahoman’s John Rohde and John Helsey that his most favorite memory of beating Oklahoma in 2001 was seeing Sooner fans cry at the stadium.
The Denver Post’s John Henderson catches up with Bill McCartney to judge Dan Hawkins' job prospects.
Don’t look for any staff changes at Oklahoma, the Tulsa World’s Dave Sittler writes.
Nebraska tight end Mike McNeill has rebounded from injuries to become a key offensive presence, the Omaha World-Herald’s Jon Nyatawa reports.
Texas A&M’s upset hopes over Texas ride on a big game from Jerrod Johnson, Chuck Carlton of the Dallas Morning-News writes.
Kansas coach Mark Mangino took to the offensive to defend his actions as the Jayhawks’ coach, J. Brady McCollough of the Kansas City Star reports.
Texas is preparing for the “Jekyll and Hyde” Texas A&M Aggies this week, Alan Trubow of the Austin American-Statesman reports.
The Hartford Courant’s Jeff Jacobs isn’t buying those Randy Edsall-to-Kansas rumors.
The Los Angeles Times’ Chris Dufresne ranks Texas-Oklahoma as college football’s No. 4 rivalry -- behind Ohio State-Michigan, Alabama-Auburn and Notre Dame-USC.
Mike Leach tells the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal’s Don Williams about the importance -- and sanctity -- of getting his team together in a hotel on Friday nights before games.