Texas, Washington set to square off in Alamo Bowl

No. 12 Washington and No. 21 Texas play the Alamo Bowl on December 29th. 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.

TOP PLAYER

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

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

REMARKABLE

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’ losses came against opponents with a total of 11 points.

Washington: The Huskies have won their last six games of the regular season and are in for their first bowl game since 2019.

LAST TIME

Texas 47, Washington 43, December 28, 2001.

BOWL STORY

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

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

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Emma Bowman

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