The Texas Tech football team is heading to Houston. On Sunday the team formally accepted an invitation to play in the Meineke Car Care Bowl against the Minnesota Gophers on Friday December 28th.
This is Tech's third appearance in the Meineke Bowl. The last time Texas Tech and Minnesota met was in 2006 at the Insight Bowl when Tech overcame a 31-point deficit to win in overtime 44-41.Coach Tuberville, who is in New York for the National Football Foundation Annual Awards Dinner, spoke in a teleconference last night. He says he's looking forward to the challenge of facing a different style of play from an unfamiliar conference.