Cotton Bowl sticking to Friday night spot in 2013
The Cotton Bowl is sticking with its prime-time spot on a Friday
night again next year.
Cotton Bowl officials and Fox Sports announced Monday that the
2013 game will be played on Jan. 4, the third consecutive year the
game at Cowboys Stadium will be played on a Friday night after New
The Cotton Bowl was traditionally played on New Year’s Day
before switching last year to a Friday night. LSU defeated Texas
A&M 41-24 in that game.
This year’s game will be played this Friday when No. 7 Arkansas
plays No. 11 Kansas State.
Fox Sports has televised the Cotton Bowl since 1999. Fox Sports
president Eric Shanks says the game is one of the network’s
premiere events. The game is sponsored by AT&T.