Houston accepts Texas Bowl invitation

HOUSTON -- The Houston Cougars accepted an invitation Sunday to play in their hometown Texas Bowl on Dec. 28 against a yet-determined Big 12 opponent.

Houston (8-4, 6-2 Conference USA) will be making its fourth bowl appearance in five years. The Cougars finished second in the C-USA West behind Tulsa after winning the conference last season.

The game will be played at Reliant Stadium and will be broadcast on the NFL Network.

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