Washington travels 2,161 miles to the Alamo Bowl with facets Baylor has faced all year: a decent defense, a fiery quarterback whose rush game is nonexistent and a strong running back.
The 2011 Bears have produced a lot of firsts for Baylor and look to make a few more against Texas at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Floyd Casey Stadium.
With the removal of the Big 12 championship game after the exit of Colorado and Nebraska, this final week of games will decide which team earns the automatic BCS bid. Although only six teams are playing this week, all of them have earned bowl bids, making each matchup important for the Big 12 standings and potential bowl positions.
The Kansas State Wildcats square off with Sooners in Top 10 matchup
The Big 12 lacks a marquee matchup this weekend, with ranked teams facing unranked teams and two teams on bye.
If the rivalry wasn’t heated enough, throw in the conference realignment fiasco that took place in September. Kyle field threatens a hostile environment for Baylor, but the Bears are ready for the Aggies.
Longhorns seek revenge, Sooners seek blowout, Bears seek 4-0