'The Play' lives on with Lego

It has been a difficult year so far for Oklahoma and Texas fans.

The Sooners have disappointed early with two losses that have taken them out of the College Football Playoff hunt. Texas? There are rumblings about head coach Charlie Strong's status and the two powers that make up the Red River Rivalry have each seen better days.

At least Oklahoma fans have Lego these days to relive one of the great plays in Oklahoma-Texas rivalry. The University of Oklahoma Office of Web Communications, Marketing and New Media produced a Lego reenactment of Roy Williams' Superman takeoff that is now known as "The Play."

To jog the memory, Williams flew across the line of scrimmage and forced a fumble from a stunned Texas quarterback in Chris Simms and the ball landed into the arms of Teddy Lehman for a game-clinching touchdown in 2001.

Back then, Oklahoma and Texas were top-10 programs going at it with the Sooners a year removed from a national title and Texas firmly in the BCS title discussion spending only one week out of the top 10. That's a far cry from this Saturday, but at least for one fanbase in Norman, they will have some Legos to play with.