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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