Texas A&M takes spot in Cotton Bowl

You can cross the Cotton Bowl off Missouri’s bowl wish list.

On Tuesday, it was announced Texas A&M had accepted an invitation for the Big 12 Conference’s spot to play in the game.

The 19th-ranked Aggies will learn Sunday which team from the Southeastern Conference they will play. It will be Texas A&M’s first appearance in the game since 2005 and their 12th overall.

Texas A&M (9-3) enters the game with a six-game winning streak and a victory in the game would give the Aggies their first 10-win season since 1998.

The 75th edition of the game is set for Jan. 7 with a 7:27 p.m. Central Time kickoff in Dallas.

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