The 2013 version of the Cotton Bowl has everything a BCS bowl game could dream up—except it's not a BCS bowl game.
Alas, the name is only a trivial piece of information. When Texas A&M and Oklahoma square off in this year's Cotton Bowl, it will be one of the most anticipated showdowns of the entire college football bowl season.
Why is the anticipation of the clash between the Sooners and Aggies so high?
Here are five things to watch for that should answer that question.