Pac-12 Week Dec. 26 Bowl Preview: Washington, UCLA In Action


The day after Christmas will see several key Pac-12 matchups with other conferences includinng UCLA and Washington State.

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Big slate of PAC-12 bowl games on the day after Christmas as the conference of champions will have four teams in action from coast-to-coast. Last weekend Arizona and Utah both started things on a positive note with high scoring wins over rivals and regional opponents.

Today will see two games in Texas (El Paso and Dallas) and Santa Clara giving commissioner Larry Scott’s vision of his teams getting national coverage.

Pac-12 Game of the Day
Who: Miami (FL) Hurricanes (8-4) v. Washington State Cougars (8-4)
What: Hyundai Sun Bowl East versus West coast match-up
When: Saturday, December 26 at 11 am
Where: El Paso, Texas/Sun Bowl Stadium
Why: Two 8-4 teams looking for win number nine

Pac-12 Games You’re Watching Anyway

Saturday, December 26
Foster Farms Bowl: UCLA Bruins (8-4) v. Nebraska Cornhuskers/Big Ten (5-7), 6:15 pm/ESPN
– This is a game you’re watching because nothing else is on and know you want to watch Josh Rosen and Paul Perkins one more time plus make a Big Ten team look bad.

Games Friends/Family/Alumnus Interested In

Saturday, December 26
Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl: Washington Huskies (6-6) v. Southern Miss Eagles/CUSA (9-4), 11:20 pm/ESPN
– Which UDub team will show-up in Dallas? The one who ran rough shot over Wazzu in the Apple Cup or the one that looked bad several times?

Mike’s Bowl Picks – December 26 (2-0)/Overall Regular Season (61-24)
December 19 Correct (2): Arizona, Utah
December 19 Wrong (0):

Miami (FL) 28 v. Washington State 35, Washington 17 v. Southern Miss 24, UCLA 42 v. Nebraska 38

The Oregon Ducks will take to the field on January 2nd to take on TCU in the Alamo Bowl.