Big Game Friday Morning

Cowboys Head to New England; Who's the Real Texas A&M?

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The Dallas Cowboys are 4-1 and going to New England to take on Patriots — a place they have won since 1987. Plus, Texas A&M gets set for a road game at Missouri, a week after pulling off the stunning upset of top-ranked Alabama.

Looking like one of the best teams in the NFC through five weeks has Cowboys fans dreaming of a place Dallas hasn't been in a quarter-century. On Sunday, Dak Prescott and company will try to steal a win in a place they haven't won in even longer: New England.

The Cowboys have not won a game on the road against the Patriots since 1987.

The other NFC East matchups Sunday: Rams at Giants and Chiefs at Washington. The Eagles lost on Thursday night to Tampa Bay and on NBC's Sunday Night Football, the Steelers host the Seahawks.

At the college level, Texas A&M tries to keep its momentum going, traveling to Missouri on Saturday. Travis Brown, who covers the Aggies for the Bryan-College Station Eagle, recaps last week's win over Alabama and looks ahead to a game at Missouri.

After the most stunning upset of the year in college football, is Texas A&M the team that beat No. 1 Alabama in College Station last weekend or the one that lost consecutive games to Arkansas and Mississippi State? Travis Brown of the Bryan-College Station Eagle recaps the remarkable scene at Kyle Field last week.

In the Big 12, Lincoln Riley has said he will not name a starting quarterback for Oklahoma against TCU on Saturday night, and Oklahoma State visits Texas for a Top 25 matchup in Austin.

At the high school level, we preview a crosstown rivalry game in Keller, plus Allen takes on Denton Guyer and Cedar Hill squares off against DeSoto.