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2013 AT&T Cotton Bowl Preview: Texas A&M Aggies vs. Oklahoma Sooners

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2013 Cotton Bowl Preview: Texas A&M Aggies vs. Oklahoma Sooners

Date/Time:  8:00 PM ET, January 4, 2013, Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, TX

Former Big 12 rivals, Oklahoma (10-2, 8-1 Big 12) and Texas A&M (10-2, 6-2 SEC) are ready to clash this week at the 77th annual Cotton Bowl presented by AT&T.

The game is set to take place this Friday night at Cowboys Stadium, features two of the best teams in the SEC and Big 12 conferences.

Led by first year head coach Kevin Sumlin, the Aggies achieved an impressing a record of 10-2 in their first year as a member of the Southeastern Conference.  The team opened the season with a 17-20 loss to No. 24 Florida, but bounced back with five straight wins over SMU, South Carolina State, Arkansas, Ole Miss abd No. 23 Louisiana Tech.  The season was highlighted by a 29-24 win at Alabama on November 10th, which marked the 12th time ever Texas A&M plays against the #1 ranked team and catapulted quarterback Johnny Manziel for the Heisman trophy consideration.

The 10-2 Sooners also finished in the top 15 in the final BCS standings.  Oklahoma kicked off the season with two straight wins over UTEP and Florida A&M, but a midseason reverse to Notre Dame put an end to its BCS aspirations.  Oklahoma split the Big 12 title with Kansas State, but the Wildcats won the league’s automatic BCS bid thanks to a 24-19 victory at Oklahoma on September 22nd.

Oklahoma is 27-17-1 in bowl games and will try to match a team record with a fourth straight bowl win.  Last Year the Sooners were invited to the Insight Bowl where they defeated Iowa 31–14. Previous to that victory, the Sooners defeated the Connecticut Huskies 48-20 in the 2011 Fiesta Bowl. The Sooners beat Arkansas 10-3 in their only other trip to the Cotton Bowl (2001 season).


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