Wednesday, January 2, 2013

2013 At&T Cotton Bowl Classic Preview

Date: January 4, 2013 8:00 PM ET
Stadium: Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, Texas
Payout: $3,625,000 per team
Played: 1937-present
Former Names: N/A
Broadcasters: Gus Johnson, Charles Davis
Sideline Reporter: Julie Alexandria, Petros Papadakis

Texas A&M: The Aggies went 6-2 in their first season as a member of the SEC. Texas A&M was the only team to hand Alabama a loss in 2012. Quarterback Johnny Manziel netted 4,600 yards of total offense and became the first freshman to ever win the Heisman Trophy. The Aggies average 552.3 yards of offense per game. The Aggies have gone 0-6 in their last 6 Cotton Bowl appearances.

Oklahoma: The Sooners' only two losses came from Kansas State and Notre Dame, two teams who combined for a record of 23-1. Senior quarterback Landry Jones has now accumulated 16,368 passing yards and 125 touchdowns in his four years in Norman. Oklahoma has beaten Texas A&M in 8 of their last 9 meetings. The Sooners are making their 14th consecutive bowl appearance as they look to get a win over a Big 12 defector.

Texas A&M Oklahoma
Overall Record 10-2 Overall Record 10-2
Conference Record 6-2 Conference Record 8-1
Bowl Record 14-19 Bowl Record 27-17-1
Last Bowl Win 2011 Meineke Car Care Last Bowl Win 2011 Insight

All Time Series: 19-10 Oklahoma
Line: Texas A&M by 3

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