2:00 PM – Official Travel Party Arrives: Coaches, players, and staff arrived at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas. Many players were able to check-in, get settled, and enjoy the famous Cotton Bowl hospitality in the player's lounge.
3:00 PM – Team Meeting: Coach Sumlin held his first team meeting of bowl week. Members of the Cotton Bowl staff welcomed the Aggies prior to Coach Sumlin addressing his team.
6:00 PM – Depart For Cowboys Stadium Welcome: Behind a police escort, the six bus entourage made its way to Cowboy Stadium for the week's opening event.
6:45 PM – Dinner Is Served: After a little pre-dinner entertainment at Cowboy Stadium, both travel parties for Texas A&M and Oklahoma enjoyed a feast on the concourse. Players had a chance to take pictures with the Cotton Bowl trophy and the Dallas Cowboy cheerleaders.
7:30 PM – Larger Than Life Production: To finish out the program at the Cowboy Stadium Welcome, members of both schools relocated to the 50-yard line to watch a video presentation hosted by none other than Jerry Jones. The video detailed the history of the Cotton Bowl before diving into a season recap for both teams.
8:15 PM – Home For The Night: The Aggies returned to the Hilton Anatole after about a 20-minute bus ride. Time to get a little rest… We have a full day in store tomorrow, starting with the team media day at 10:30 in the morning. Of course, we will have all the coverage from that event and much more from behind the scenes at the team hotel. Keep checking in with AggieAtheltics.com for daily updates.