Texas defensive tackle Malcom Brown led the Longhorns in tackles for loss and quarterback pressures during the 2014 regular season.

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Where will Texas bowl? ESPN updates predictions

Posted September 19th, 2016

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Last week it was all bowls of cotton and sugar.

With a 2-0 record and win over a top-10 team, the buzz for Texas was loud and ESPN college football experts were picking the Longhorns to play in major bowl games and were just outside the College Football Playoff picture.

They jinxed the Longhorns. Or it was just two games into the season – our researchers are still looking into the sciences around jinxes and reality.

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Regardless, Texas enters this week still slated to play in a bowl game, but they have climbed down the rung a bit. Texas will be staying in Texas according to Brett McMurphy and Mark Schlabach, but the Horns won’t be in the Cotton Bowl.

Remember the Alamo (Bowl)?

The last time Texas played in the Alamo Bowl the Longhorns were blasted by Oregon 30-7 in the final game of the Mack Brown era. According to ESPN’s college football gurus, they’ll return to the River Walk and will be playing UCLA. The Longhorns last played UCLA in 2014, losing to the Bruins 20-17 in Charlie Strong’s third game.

Where will ESPN have Texas bowling next? We eagerly await next week.

 

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