ARLINGTON (AP) – The Cotton Bowl will be under Friday night lights.READ MORE: US Ramps Up Plan To Expel Thousands Of Haitian Migrants Gathered In Texas
Organizers say the game is moving to Friday night, Dec. 29, from Saturday, Dec. 30. The move will take advantage of a prime-time television audience that proved beneficial last season: The Orange Bowl was moved from an early afternoon kickoff on Dec. 31 to a prime-time start on Dec. 30 and ended up drawing big ratings.READ MORE: Cecile Richards: Supreme Court's Inaction On Texas Abortion Law Could Mean End Of Roe
The exact kick-off time for Cotton Bowl is pending. It had been scheduled to start Saturday afternoon as part of a tripleheader with the Fiesta and Orange bowls.
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