UCLA Bruins and Baylor Bears square off in San Diego Holiday Bowl
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Holiday Bowl: Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl news release announcing that UCLA Bruins and Baylor Bears from Texas will square off in the 35th annual bowl game on Thurs., December 27th at 5 p.m. PT at San Diego’s Qualcomm Stadium.

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The UCLA Bruins and Baylor Bears have accepted invitations to play in the 35th annual Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl, 2012 President John Wertz announced today. It marks the first appearance for both teams in the San Diego bowl game and it will also be the first meeting between the teams.

The game kicks off at 6:45 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 27th at Qualcomm Stadium.

"We anticipate this is going to be one heck of a football game on December 27th," said John Wertz, president of the 2012 bowl game. "And it should be a great one for the San Diego community as well. We can't wait to welcome Baylor and UCLA and their legions of fans to our great city later this month."

The Bruins enter the bowl with a 9-4 mark after winning the Pac-12 South Division.

"I know I speak for the coaching staff and our players when I say that the UCLA Football team is very excited to continue our 2012 season in the Holiday Bowl," said Bruins head coach Jim Mora. "We have accomplished some good things this season, and are looking forward to playing one last time together as a team."

The offense is led by senior running back Johnathan Franklin who is the school's all-time leading rusher, and redshirt freshman quarterback Brett Hundley. Franklin, a Doak Walker Award finalist, has carried the ball 268 times for 1,700 yards and 13 touchdowns and has 32 receptions for 319 yards. Hundley, meanwhile, has completed 68.2 percent of his passes for 26 touchdowns, and has been intercepted just 11 times. In addition, he has run for 365 yards and nine scores.

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