The anticipated Cotton Bowl matchup between Texas A&M and Oklahoma is drawing near.
The bout should feature plenty of entertainment and drama, as Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel will face gunslinger Landry Jones. But at the end of the day, it's just another college football game that will be decided by whichever team executes better.
As these two accomplished squads prepare to face off and compete for bragging rights for their respective conferences, it's not too early to begin looking at how the teams stack up.
Here are five stats key for team success that will be important in determining the outcome of the tussle between the Aggies and the Sooners in Jerry World.