Tue, Dec. 29 - 8:00 pm Big 12 Logo vs. Pac 12 Logo

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The holidays mean more than Christmas lights and jingle bells to San Antonio. Since the first game in 1993, the Valero Alamo Bowl has created excitement and pageantry in San Antonio that rings in the New Year with thrilling games in front of capacity crowds and record television ratings.

The Valero Alamo Bowl showcases two of the premier conferences in the country, featuring the #1 Pac-12 team against the #1 Big 12 team after the College Football Playoff selections.

The Valero Alamo Bowl has hosted 27 bowl games that have combined to attract over 1.6 million spectators (over 50% are out-of-town visitors), generate a total economic impact in excess of $950 million dollars and contribute over $120 million to higher education through team payouts and local scholarships.

2019

Texas Upsets #11 Utah in New Year's Eve Showdown

Texas 38, Utah 10

Attendance: 60,147

Game Summary

2018

#13 Washington State Holds off #24 Iowa State's Furious Comeback

WSU 28, Iowa State 26

Attendance: 60,675

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2017

#15 TCU's Stages Another Alamo Comeback and Upends #13 Stanford

TCU 39, Stanford 37

Attendance: 57,653

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2016

#12 Cowboys use High-powered Offense to Wrangle #10 Buffaloes

Oklahoma State 38, Colorado 8

Attendance: 59,815

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2016

#11 TCU Shocks #15 Oregon with NCAA Record Comeback

TCU 47, Oregon 41 3/OT

Attendance: 64,569

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2015

#14 UCLA’s Huge First Half Enough to Hold off #11 Kansas State

UCLA 40, Kansas State 35

Attendance: 60,517

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2013

#10 Ducks and Mariota Spoil Farewell for Brown and Texas

Oregon 30, Texas 7

Attendance: 65,918

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2012

#23 Texas Rallies to Knock Off #13 Oregon State

Texas 31 vs. Oregon State 27

Attendance: 65,277

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2011

Baylor, Washington Smash Record Books in Historic Scoring Spree

Baylor 67 vs. Washington 56

Attendance: 65,256

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2010

#14 Oklahoma State Too Much For Arizona

Oklahoma State 36 vs. Arizona 10

Attendance: 57,595

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2009

Texas Tech Roars Back To Overtake Michigan State

Texas Tech 41 vs. Mich State 31

Attendance: 64,757

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2008

#23 Missouri Beats #20 Northwestern on Maclin's OT Catch

Missouri 30, Northwestern 23 OT

Attendance: 55,986

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2007

All-Time Bowl Crowd Watches Penn State Outlast Texas A&M 24-17

Penn State 24 vs. Texas A&M 17

Attendance: 66,166

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2006

#18 Texas Comes Back From 14-0 Deficit to Beat Iowa

Texas 26 vs. Iowa 24

Attendance: 65,875

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2005

#20 Michigan’s Eight Lateral Play Comes Up Short as Nebraska Prevails

Nebraska 32 vs. Michigan 28

Attendance: 62,016

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2004

Ginn, Ohio State Defense Too Much For Oklahoma State

#22 Ohio State 33 vs. Ok State 7

Attendance: 65,265

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2003

#21 Nebraska’s Blackshirt Defense Stifles Michigan State

Nebraska 17 vs. Michigan State 3

Attendance: 56,229

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2002

Wisconsin Forces Overtime and Upsets #14 Colorado

Wisconsin 31, Colorado 28 OT

Attendance: 50,690

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2001

Iowa Foils Hail Mary To Preserve Win Over Texas Tech

Iowa 19 vs. Texas Tech 16

Attendance: 65,232

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2000

#8 Nebraska Overpowers #19 Northwestern

Nebraska 66 vs. Northwestern 17

Attendance: 60,028

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1999

#13 Penn State’s All-American Defense Stifles #18 Texas A&M

Penn State 24 vs. Texas A&M 0

Attendance: 65,380

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1998

Brees, Purdue Beat #4 Kansas State With Last Minute Scoring Drive

Purdue 37 vs. Kansas State 34

Attendance: 60,780

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1997

#16 Purdue Rides Big Third Quarter to Victory over #24 Oklahoma State

Purdue 33 vs. Oklahoma State 20

Attendance: 55,552

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1996

#21 Iowa Blanks Texas Tech in First Alamo Bowl Shutout

Iowa 27 vs. Texas Tech 0

Attendance: 55,677

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1995

Bryant Kicks #19 Texas A&M Past #14 Michigan

Texas A&M 22 vs. Michigan 20

Attendance: 64,597

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1994

#24 Washington State Makes It Two Straight for the Pac-10

Washington State 10 vs. Baylor 3

Attendance: 44,106

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1993

California Offense Overwhelms Iowa in Inaugural Game

California 37 vs. Iowa 3

Attendance: 45,716

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