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 and first since the Longhorns' 47-43 victory in the 2001 Holiday Bowl. The teams each come into the game on roll. Washington ended the season on a six-game win streak while Texas has won three of its past four. The Huskies are led by quarterback Michael Penix Jr., who leads the nation with 4,354 yards passing. The Longhorns feature tailback Bijan Robinson, who rushed for 1,580 yards this season.
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.