Houston Cougars Win First Bowl Game Since 2015


BIRMINGHAM, AL – The Houston Cougars won their first bowl game since the 2015 season by beating the Auburn Tigers in the Birmingham Bowl Tuesday afternoon.

The game was tightly contest but the Cougars were able to edge out the Tigers 17-13.

Quarterback for the Cougars, Clayton Tune, threw for 283 yards and 2 TD while remaining at a smooth 65 percent. Wide Receiver for the Cougars, Nathaniel Dell, had 150 yards on 10 catches.

Eight Texas schools made bowl games and so far have a record of 1-3. UTEP lost to Fresno State 31-24, UTSA lost to San Diego State 38-24, and North Texas lost to Miami OH 27-14.

Texas Tech will play Miss. State on Dec. 28 at 5:45 p.m., SMU will play Virginia on Dec. 29 at 10 a.m., and Baylor will play Ole Miss on Jan. 1 at 7:45 p.m. Texas A&M vs. Wake Forest was canceled due to COVID-19.

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