Texas A&M will be seeking its first 11-win season since 1998 and fourth in program history when the Aggies take on old Big 12 foe Oklahoma in the 2013 AT&T Cotton Bowl on Jan. 4, 2013 at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Texas A&M (10-2 overall, 6-2 vs. the SE C) will be seeking its most wins since the Big 12 Championship season in 1998 when the Aggies finished with an 11-3 record.
• A familiar opponent, Texas A&M has faced Oklahoma every season since the formation of the Big 12 Conference in 1996. Oklahoma held an 11-5 advantage in Big 12 games from 1996-2011. The two teams have never faced off in a bowl game.
• In the overall series, Oklahoma holds a 19-11 advantage. The two teams have split the past two games with A&M winning 33-19 in College Station in 2010 and OU winning 41-25 in Norman, Okla., in 2011.
• Aggie head coach Kevin Sumlin served on Bob Stoops’ Oklahoma coaching staff from 2003-07. He was the
special teams coordinator/tight ends coach from 2003-05, and the co-offensive coordinator/wide receivers
coach from 2006-07.
• It will be Texas A&M’s 34th bowl appearance (14-19 record), and their 13th appearance in the Cotton Bowl (4-8). Ten of the Aggies’ appearances in Dallas have come in the last 28 seasons (since 1986). A&M’s most recent win in the Cotton Bowl was a 35-10 win over Notre Dame in the 1988 Classic.
• The 2013 Cotton Bowl will mark the Aggies’ fifth appearance in Cowboys Stadium since its debut in 2009.
The Aggies have played at least one game in the home of the Dallas Cowboys in every year of its existence. A&M is still seeking its first victory in the palatial stadium.