The Aggies and Sooners have combined for seven Cotton Bowl appearances since 1992. However, this will only be Oklahoma's second trip to the game during the span and A&M's first trip as a member of the SEC.
The two teams played each other every year from 1996 to 2011 as members of the Big 12 South and developed a rivalry after Bob Stoops took over in Norman. Although Kevin Sumlin and Stoops have never matched up as opposing coaches, each know the stakes of this year's Cotton Bowl game.
There are so many keys to a game that has been anticipated for over a month, but here are 10 things you should know going into this year's game at Cowboys Stadium in Dallas.