2011-12 Bowl Schedule
The California Golden Bears have accepted an invitation to battle the Texas Longhorns in the Holiday Bowl.
Were very excited about the opportunity to play in the Holiday Bowl,said Cal head coach Jeff Tedford, who is 79-47in his 10thseason at Cal. They do a great job of putting on a first-class eventboth for our players and fans. We look forward to playing a universitywith a great tradition such as Texas.
Kickoff is set for Dec. 28 at 5 p.m. at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego.
Both teams enter the contest at 7-5, and finished 4-5 in conference play.
Cal last played on Nov. 25, a 47-38 road victory against Arizona State.
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Texas is ranked No. 24 in the BCS standings, despite losing to Baylor on Saturday 48-24.
The Longhorns have lost three of their last four games. The Bears come into the game winners in three of their last four games.
The Longhorns are 4-0 against the Bears all-time, but the two teams have not squared off since 1970.
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The two schools will play each other in non-conference action in the near future, with Cal traveling to Austin on Sept. 12, 2015, and the Longhorns visiting Memorial Stadium in Berkeley on Sept. 10, 2016.