Auburn to Play in Birmingham Bowl Against Houston

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Auburn quarterback Bo Nix (10) talks with coach Bryan Harsin during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021, in College Station, Texas. Texas A&M won 20-3. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Auburn will play No. 21 Houston in the Birmingham Bowl, a couple of hours from the Tigers’ campus.

The Tigers are 6-6 after dropping their last four regular-season games. In their final regular season game, they did take Alabama into four overtimes before falling 24-22.

The Cougars had won 11 straight games before falling to playoff-bound Cincinnati in the American Athletic Conference championship game.

The game is Dec. 28 at the new Protective Stadium near the BJCC.

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