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LSU to meet Texas A&M in Cotton Bowl

Staff reports
LSU defensive back Eric Reid, a former Dutchtown star, pursues Alabama wide receiver Marquis Maze Nov. 6 in Tiger Stadium. LSU?will face Texas A&M in the 75th annual Cotton Bowl Jan. 7 in Arlington, Texas.

LSU will renew its longstanding football rivalry with Texas A&M on Jan. 7 as the Tigers will face the Aggies in the 75th-annual AT&T Cotton Bowl, officials from the bowl announced Sunday.

Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. in Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The game will be televised to a national audience on Fox.

The Cotton Bowl appearance will be the fifth for the Tigers and the first since the 2002 season.

LSU has sold out of its allotment of tickets to the Cotton Bowl, assistant athletic director for ticket operations Brian Broussard announced on Sunday night.

Broussard said the school was given an allotment of 12,500 tickets for the game and those requests were all scooped up by season ticket holders and students.

LSU had well over 15,000 ticket requests.