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Minnesota Golden Gophers running back David Cobb (27) eludes Michigan State Spartans safety Kurtis Drummond (27) during a Nov. 30 game at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing, Mich. USA TODAY Sports.

College Football: Gophers back in Texas with something to prove


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The Texas Bowl knew it would have to scramble for its matchup this year, thanks to the Big 12 not having enough eligible teams to fill its slot. Fortunately, it found a match in the ACC which had two more eligible teams than slots to fill.

As a result, the bowl got a Syracuse team that’s truly happy to be here to match up against a Minnesota squad heading back to Houston for the second year in a row with something to prove.

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