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Texas, Washington set to square off in Alamo Bowl

No. 12 Washington and No. 21 Texas will play in the Alamo Bowl on Dec. 29. It will be the fifth meeting between the two Power Five schools.

No. 21 Texas (8-4, Big 12; No. 20 CFP) vs. No. 12 Washington (10-2, Pac 12; No. 12 CFP), Dec. 29, 9 p.m. ET, ESPN

LOCATION: Alamodome, San Antonio.


Texas: RB Bijan Robinson, 1,580 yards with 18 touchdowns. He's tops in Big 12 in rushing and fifth nationally.

Washington: QB Michael Penix Jr., led the country with 4,354 yards passing, also completed 66% of his throws with 29 touchdowns.


Texas: The Longhorns have won three of their last four games, including a 34-27 win at eventual Big 12 champion Kansas State on Nov. 5. Three of Texas' defeats were to ranked opponents by a total of 11 points.

Washington: The Huskies won their final six games of the regular season heading into their first bowl game since 2019.


Texas 47, Washington 43, Dec. 28, 2001.


Texas: The Longhorns are 31-24-3 in bowl games. It's Texas' sixth time in the Alamo Bowl, where it has won four of its previous five meetings.

Washington: The Huskies are making their second Alamo Bowl appearance, the other a wild 67-56 loss to Baylor in 2011. Washington is 19-20-1 in bowls.

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