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Friday's bowl game

  • January 3, 2013 - 8:15 PM

COTTON BOWL

No. 10 Texas A&M (10-2) vs. No. 12 Oklahoma (10-2)

Where: Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, Texas

Time, TV: 7 p.m., Ch. 9 • Line: Texas A&M by 3 1/2

The skinny: The former Big 12 rivals both have five-game winning streaks, and Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops is going for his 150th career victory. ... Both teams have high-scoring offenses. Texas A&M, which moved to the SEC this season, is averging 44.8 points, the Sooners 40.2. ... Landry Jones, Oklahoma's senior quarterback, will make his 50th start and has thrown for 16,368 yards and 122 touchdowns. But freshman Johnny Manziel of the Aggies has overshadowed him and everybody. He won the Heisman Trophy after setting an SEC record with 4,600 total yards. He also passed or ran for 43 touchdowns. ... Manziel's top target is wide receiver Ryan Swope, who needs 79 yards to break Texas A&M's career receiving record.

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