The New Year’s Day bowl game at the Cotton Bowl has a new sponsor. The Heart of Dallas Bowl will debut Jan. 1 with teams from the Big 12 and Big Ten.
Penn State was picked apart by Houston and star Case Keenum on Monday afternoon in Dallas. The Cougars won 30-14.
Lost among the off-field story lines is the intriguing TicketCity Bowl matchup of Penn State’s stingy defense and Houston’s high-octane offense.
Penn State defensive end Eric Latimore admits his senior season has been “interesting.” A national scandal has overshadowed the Nittany Lions (9-3), who will play Houston (12-1) in the TicketCity Bowl on Jan. 2.
Penn State interim coach Tom Bradley stood in the Texas sunshine on a crisp day watching his team streaming onto the field. Away from home, preparing for a bowl game, the focus is on football and the final game of what has been a season of turmoil.
Texas A&M has hired Houston’s Kevin Sumlin as its new coach.