Texas Bowl update


With 52 days remaining until the inaugural Texas Bowl kickoff, the participating conferences regular football season is winding down. The Big 12 and Big East Conferences now have 12 teams combined that are bowl eligible and others that are extremely close.

Four Big East teams had off weeks, focusing most of the attention on the

22-12, making the Bulls bowl eligible and matching their records at 6-3.

The Big 12 still has three teams ranked in the top 25, and

34-20, giving the Cornhuskers the number one position in the Big 12 North. 

Congratulations also go out to the

. Also in C-USA action, Rice won a thrilling 37-31 game at UTEP improving their record to 4-5.

The Texas Bowl is on its way to becoming the newest

football tradition by bringing two football powerhouses to battle it out at Reliant Stadium. With over seven weeks before the game is played and four weeks before teams are announced there have been over 31,000 tickets sold for the inaugural Texas Bowl.  on't miss out on this historic event. For tickets or to become a Texas Bowl volunteer visit www.texasbowl.org.

Big 12 Standings

North

  • 4-2 7-3
  • 3-3 7-3
  • 3-3 6-4

2-4 5-5

1-5 1-9

State                  0-6      3-7

South

  • 6-0 9-1
  • 4-1 7-2

A&M* 4-2 8-2

Tech* 3-3 6-4

Baylor 3-3 4-6

State        2-3      5-4

  • Bowl Eligible

Big East Standings

  • 3-0 8-0
  • 2-1 7-1
  • 2-2 6-3
  • 2-2 6-3

2-2 5-4

0-3 3-5

                   0-4      3-6

*Bowl Eligible

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