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2011 Bowl Predictions: Texas Now Looking Unlikely For Pinstripe Bowl, According To A Report

The bowl situation of many teams remains fluid and CBS Sports Brett McMurphy reports that while Texas is still a possibility for the Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium it now appears as though it will be Iowa State taking on Rutgers on December 30.  

Sources tell @CBSSports Pinstripe Bowl will pit Rutgers vs. Iowa State

Texas is still an option for the Holiday Bowl in San Diego that takes place on December 28. A possible opponent for Texas in the Holiday Bowl would be California who also finished at 7-5 this season. The Longhorns strong fan base makes them an extremely attractive option for bowls no matter what their record may be. 

Iowa State finished 6-6 this season but made news by upsetting then No. 2 Oklahoma State, a loss that potentially could knock the Cowboys out of the BCS Title game. The Cyclones dropped their last two games losing to Oklahoma and Kansas State. 

For more on Texas football check out Burnt Orange Nation and for all things college football, visit SB Nation's college football news hub.

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