UH Cougars to play Army in Armed Services Bowl in Fort Worth

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The University of Houston Cougars will take on Army in the Armed Services Bowl on Dec. 22 in Fort Worth. 

Here's a look at the matchup:

Houston (8-4, American) vs. Army (9-2, Independent), Dec. 22

LOCATION

Fort Worth, Texas

TOP PLAYERS

Houston: WR Marquez Stevenson, 67 catches, 947 yards, 9 touchdowns.

Army: RB Darnell Woolfolk, 823 yards rushing, 14 touchdowns.

NOTABLE

Houston: Cougars scored at least 40 points in 10 games, the most by any team in the country, but lost QB D'Eriq King to season-ending knee injury last month.

Army: Black Knights are on a seven-game win streak entering this week's game against Navy. They'll try to become the first team to win the Armed Services Bowl two years in a row.

LAST TIME

Houston 35, Army 21 (Sept. 19, 2004).

BOWL HISTORY

Houston: Third appearance in Armed Services Bowl (1-1), 27th bowl game (11-14-1)

Army: Third appearance in Armed Services Bowl (2-0), eight bowl game (5-2)

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