Baylor Bears vs. No. 17 UCLA Bruins
Dec. 27, 9:45 pm (ET), ESPN
Reliant Stadium (Houston)
Line: UCLA -3
Dating back to the night in 1988 when Barry Sanders ran wild all over the Wyoming Cowboys, the Holiday Bowl has garnered a reputation as one of the more fun and festive of the postseason exhibitions. Back-and-forth shootouts and entertaining upsets in matchups between the Pac-12 and Big 12 have been the game's calling card.
The last two games, a lifeless Texas win over California in 2011 and a boring win for Washington over Nebraska in 2010, would qualify as duds. But for a ferocious performance by the Cornhuskers defense in 2009 against Arizona, that would have gone down as a snoozer, too. In UCLA and Baylor, however, we have two potent offenses ready to breathe a little life into the game.
Sexiness: Zoe Saldana
Much like these two offenses, Saldana showed in Avatar and Colombiana that she packs plenty of punch in a lithe package. The Bruins and B...