ARLINGTON, Texas The matchup for Friday's Cotton Bowl may have a dj vu' sort of feel with old conference rivals Texas A&M and Oklahoma squaring off at Cowboys Stadium.
The Aggies are hoping the results are different.
Texas A&M struggled defensively against the wide-open passing attacks of the Big 12, allowing more than 275 yards a game through the air last year. That included 255 yards in a 41-25 loss in Norman. But the SEC has been good to the Aggies (10-2) and their defense, as they've allowed 25 fewer yards through the air and less than 400 yards a game overall.
The Sooners (10-2) figure to put that revamped defense to the test.
"They're a little bit of everyone we've faced," Texas A&M defensive coordinator Mark Snyder said. "They're a good football team. Their offensive line is one of the best we've faced. Their quarterback (Landry Jones) reminds me of A.J. McCarron. He runs that system very well. As a group, they are the best wideouts we've faced. I think t...