Stanford (9-4, Pac-12) vs TCU (10-3, Big 12), Dec. 28, 6 p.m. EST

LOCATION: San Antonio

TOP PLAYERS

Stanford: RB Bryce Love, 1,973 yards rushing, 17 TDs.

TCU: QB Kenny Hill, 2,838 yards passing, 21 TDs

NOTABLE

Stanford: The Cardinal lost to USC in the Pac-12 title game 31-28, missing out on a New Year’s Six bowl invite. But Stanford won its previous three games, including a 38-20 thrashing of Notre Dame.

TCU: The Horned Frogs lost twice to CFP participant Oklahoma and at Iowa State. TCU went 3-3 after starting 7-0.

LAST TIME

TCU 31, Stanford 14. (Sept. 8, 2008)

BOWL HISTORY

Stanford: First appearance in the Alamo Bowl, 29th bowl appearance in school history.

TCU: Second appearance in the Alamo Bowl in three seasons, 33rd bowl appearance in school history.


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