Houston is earning its first bowl game win since 2015. The 20th-ranked Cougars beat Auburn 17-13 in the Birmingham Bowl in Alabama. Despite trailing most of the fourth quarter, Clayton Tune connected with Jake Herslow for a go-ahead 26-yard touchdown pass with 3 minutes and 27 seconds left. Tune ultimately finished with 283 passing yards, two TDs and an interception. Houston finishes the season at 12-and-2.