Friday's Cotton Bowl between the Texas A&M Aggies and the Oklahoma Sooners kicks off the final weekend of the college football season. With four games left, one game will be played each day from Friday until Monday, when the Alabama Crimson Tide and Notre Dame Fighting Irish kick off in the BCS National Championship Game.
Johnny Manziel will take the field for the first time as the Heisman Trophy winner Friday night at Cowboys Stadium to face Oklahoma, the No. 45 total defense in the country. Manziel's offense finished the regular season No. 3 in total offense and scoring offense.
The Pittsburgh Panthers make their annual appearance in the BBVA Compass Bowl on Saturday -- actually, it's Pitt's third straight appearance at Legion Field in Birmingham, Ala. -- this time against the Ole Miss Rebels at 1 p.m. ET. Pitt's offense ranked No. 8 in the country in passing efficiency, and it's up against an Ole Miss front that recorded 7.7 tackles for loss and 2.8 sacks per game.
The GoDaddy.com Bowl between the Kent State Golden Flashes and Arkansas State Red Wolves kicks off Sunday at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN, and that's the last game before Monday's title game on ESPN at 8:30 p.m. ET.
The Aggies and Sooners kick off Friday at 8 p.m. on FOX. Texas A&M is a three-point favorite.