Vanderbilt accepts third straight bowl bid - WKRN News 2

Vanderbilt accepts third straight bowl bid


The Vanderbilt Commodores are headed to the BBVA Compass bowl on January 4 in Birmingham to meet the Houston Cougars.

The Commodores accepted the official invitation Sunday night after strong speculation that had the Dores headed there for the last week.

It's the third straight bowl bid for Vanderbilt and the fourth in six years. Athletic Director David Williams said bowl games are beginning to be a habit at Vanderbilt.

The Commodores take an 8-4 record into the game with a win would post back to back nine win seasons for the first time in school history.

Houston also takes an 8-4 record into the game.

Kickoff is set for noon.

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