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No. 20 Texas Meets Ex-Big 12 Foe Colorado in Alamo Bowl

No. 20 Texas faces Colorado in the Alamo Bowl in a matchup of old conference rivals from when the Buffaloes were in the Big 12

Texas Longhorn head coach Tom Herman applauds during game featuring the Baylor Bears and the Texas Longhorns on Oct. 24, 2020, at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin, Texas.
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Colorado (4-1, Pac-12) vs. No. 20 Texas (6-3, Big 12), Dec. 29, 9 p.m. ET

LOCATION: San Antonio


Colorado: RB Jarek Broussard, 813 yards rushing in five games

Texas: QB Sam Ehlinger, 25 TD passes, 5 INTs


Colorado: The Buffaloes were unbeaten until a 38-21 loss to Utah on Dec. 11. They also lost linebacker Nate Landman to a season-ending ankle injury. The matchup with Texas renews an old rivalry, given Colorado's previous membership in the Big 12.

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Texas: The Longhorns will be without offensive lineman Samuel Cosmi and linebacker Joseph Ossai. Those two standouts have declared for the NFL draft. Texas has won four of five and is coming off a 69-31 win over Kansas State.


Texas beat Colorado 38-14 on Oct. 10, 2009.


Colorado: Third appearance in the Alamo Bowl, 30th bowl appearance overall. Colorado owns a 12-17 bowl record and lost 38-8 to Oklahoma State in the Alamo Bowl on Dec. 29, 2016.

Texas: Fifth appearance in the Alamo Bowl, 57th bowl appearance overall. Texas owns a 30-24-3 bowl record and beat Utah 38-10 in the Alamo Bowl on Dec. 31, 2019.

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