CORAL GABLES, Fl. – The University of Miami football program announced Sunday that it has accepted a bid to the 2021 Tony the Tiger Sun Bowl and will take on Washington State in El Paso, Texas on Dec. 31.
The game will be aired live at 12 p.m. ET on CBS, 560 WQAM and Mundial 990 AM.
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Miami’s appearance in the 2021 Tony the Tiger Sun Bowl marks the ninth straight year and 45th time in school history the Hurricanes have competed in a bowl game. Miami owns a 20-24 overall record in 44 previous bowl games.
Miami’s matchup with Washington State (7-5, 6-3 Pac-12) is only the second all-time meeting between the two schools – both of which will have occurred in the Sun Bowl. Miami lost the 2015 edition of the bowl game to the Cougars, 20-14.
The Hurricanes (7-5, 5-3 ACC) are making their third overall bowl appearance in El Paso. Miami also faced Notre Dame in the 2010 Sun Bowl.
Hurricane Club members receive priority access to bowl game tickets. An application to request tickets has been emailed to all Hurricane Club members with the deadline of Wednesday, December 8th at 5 pm. Public on-sale will start on Thursday, December 9th at 9 am.
For more information on the 2021 Tony The Tiger Sun Bowl, visit www.sunbowl.org.
Miami Hurricanes Athletics contributed to this column