While you wait for the picks to come in here on Vegas Whispers, get caught up on everything you need to know about the Cotton Bowl.

We’ve consolidated the most relevant stories for those wagering on today’s action into one post to get you the most information as quickly as possible. Check it out:

Cotton Bowl game trends you need to know (Vegas Whispers)
— Notre Dame embracing underdog role entering Cotton Bowl matchup against Clemson (The State)
— Major in-season changes at the most important position helped put Clemson, Notre Dame on their Cotton Bowl collision course (Sports Day)
— Clemson and Dabo Swinney’s BYOG game brought it to prominence (ESPN)
— Even Notre Dame Fans Aren’t Sure About Notre Dame (Wall Street Journal)
— Tiny oral history: Christian Wilkins goes ready, set, splits! (ESPN)
— Notre Dame’s running game would get a massive boost if Clemson’s Dexter Lawrence is suspended from the Cotton Bowl (Chicago Tribune)
— Clemson football seniors cross another item off bowl bucket list (Greenville News)
— Notre Dame vs. Clemson: 10 players you should know about before Saturday’s Cotton Bowl (Chicago Tribune)
— Despite entering Cotton Bowl with perfect record, double-digit underdog Notre Dame facing plenty of scrutiny (Sports Day)