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Auburn to face Houston in Birmingham Bowl

Oct 30, 2021; Auburn, AL, USA; Tank Bigsby (4) runs the ball during the game between Auburn and...
Oct 30, 2021; Auburn, AL, USA; Tank Bigsby (4) runs the ball during the game between Auburn and Ole Miss at Jordan-Hare Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Todd Van Emst/AU Athletics(Todd Van Emst | Todd Van Emst/AU Athletics)
Published: Dec. 5, 2021 at 3:40 PM CST|Updated: Dec. 5, 2021 at 6:56 PM CST
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The Auburn Tigers will stay in Alabama to play in the TicketSmarter Birmingham Bowl against the Houston Cougars on December 28th.

The Tigers finished the regular season with a 6-6 record. This is the first time Auburn has played against Houston since 1973, where the Tigers won 7-0. Auburn has also played in the Birmingham Bowl before, defeating Memphis in 2015.

The Houston Cougars are currently ranked 21st in the country, finishing the season with an 11-2 record and an appearance in the AAC Championship.

The game will kick off at 11 a.m. at Protective Stadium

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