VALERO ALAMO BOWL 2022: No. 20 Texas vs. No. 12 Washington

Longhorns return to San Antonio for 6th time

Caden Sterns leads the Longhorns onto the field at the Alamodome for the 2020 Valero Alamo Bowl against Colorado. (Adam B. Higgins, KSAT)

SAN ANTONIO – The Longhorns are coming back to San Antonio.

No. 20 Texas will take on No. 12 Washington in this year’s Valero Alamo Bowl at the Alamdome on Dec 29 at 8 p.m. This marks the 6th all-time Alamo Bowl appearance for the Longhorns and the first under head coach Steve Sarkisian. Texas is 4-1 in their last five appearances. The Longhorns defeated Colorado 55-23 in their most recent appearance in 2020.

Texas (8-4) finished their regular season by winning three of their last four games including an emphatic 38-27 victory over Baylor in their regular season finale. Washington (10-2) have won six straight games, highlighted by a 51-33 demolition of their inter-state rivals Washington State.

The Longhorns own the all-time edge against Washington 3-1. They most recently met in the Holiday Bowl in 2001, a game that Texas won 47-43.

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