As San Antonio prepares to host the ninth Sylvania Alamo Bowl, other games are ducking for cover from pundits who have less than glowing previews to offer.
Alamo Bowl officials have high hopes. But some of Texas other bowl games are taking direct hits. This is what CollegeFootballNews.com had to say Dec. 10 in ranking the bowl picture and offering its prognostications:
5. Sylvania Alamo Bowl
Teams: Iowa (6-5) vs. Texas Tech (7-4)
CFN talk: "All we ask of the 'lesser' bowls is to produce an interesting match-up and lots and lots of offense. Save the defense for the big rivalry games; we want to see two above average teams bomb away, and …