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Valero Alamo Bowl: What to know before you go

The No. 21 Longhorns return to the Alamodome to face off in opposition to the No. 12 Washington Huskies.

SAN ANTONIO — Alamo Bowl motion returns to San Antonio Thursday when the No. 21 Texas Longhorns tackle the No. 12 Washington Huskies on the Alamodome. 

The sport routinely attracts crowds of almost 60,000, although lingering journey chaos is predicted to give the native workforce an excellent greater homefield benefit. Here’s what you ought to know if you’re heading to the matchup: 

When does it begin?

The sport kicks off at 8 p.m., with doorways opening at 6 p.m.

Are tickets nonetheless obtainable?

They positive are! Thousands of seats are nonetheless open for the taking, beginning at $55. Buy here

Where can I park?

The metropolis says free parking might be obtainable at City Tower Garage (117 West Commerce) between 4 p.m. and eight p.m., however remember the fact that you’ll have to present your ticket to the parking storage attendant upon getting into. 

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Rideshare drop-off and pick-up might be in Lot D, on the nook of Montana and 500 Tower of Americas Way. 

There may even be VIA Park & Ride service departing from the Crossroads location on the northwest facet, close to I-10 and Loop 410. It will function beginning at 5 p.m. three hours before kickoff and value you $2.60 roundtrip. Returning service will final for one hour after the top of the sport. Find extra data here.

Otherwise, you can click on here for data on parking on the Alamodome. 

What cannot I convey?

The Alamodome has some strict insurance policies about what’s and is not allowed. Bags should be no greater than 5.5 inches by 8.5 inches until they’re clear, wherein case the restrict is 12 inches by 6 inches by 12 inches. 

As far as what objects aren’t allowed, you’ll be turned away if you have any of the next:

  • Weapons.
  • Outside meals or drinks. 
  • Noisemakers. 
  • Laser-pointers. 
  • Flags with poles. 
  • Helium balloons. 
  • Tobacco merchandise. 
  • Pets, with an exception for service animals.

How else can I watch the sport?

Staying residence to keep away from the chaos? You can catch the 2022 Valero Alamo Bowl on ESPN. 

How have the groups fared this season?

Washington quarterback Michael Penix Jr. led the nation in passing yards this season and leads the No. 12 Huskies (10-2) within the Alamo Bowl in opposition to No. 21 Texas (8-4). 

Penix selected to keep in school for the bowl sport and the 2023 season as a substitute of heading for the NFL. Another large sport from the switch from Indiana might create a number of buzz for himself and the Huskies for subsequent season. 

The Huskies are on a six-game win streak heading into their first bowl since 2019. Another win and one other large sport from Penix seemingly units up the quarterback and the Washington program for lots of buzz heading into 2023.  

Texas made key strides in coach Steve Sarkisian’s second season. After a 5-7 end in 2021 that included the longest dropping streak in 65 years, the Longhorns completed third within the Big 12 and have been within the combine for a berth within the convention championship sport in late November.

Unlike Washington, Texas has seen an exodus of a number of high gamers before the bowl sport.

Bijan Robinson, who led the Big 12 in speeding with 1,508 yards and 18 touchdowns, opted out of the bowl sport to prepare for the NFL. So did the Longhorns’ second-leading rusher, Roschon Johnson, and linebacker DeMarvion Overshown, who tied for the workforce lead with 10 tackles for losses and likewise had 4 sacks.

Texas is 3-1 in Alamo Bowl matchups courting again to 2010. 


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