SEC Nation crew: Missouri-Texas is SEC’s most interesting non-New Year’s Day bowl matchup

Tim Tebow, Paul Finebaum and Marcus Spears don’t all agree on a topic often. But when asked about the SEC’s most interesting non-New Year’s Day bowl game, they came to one conclusion: Missouri’s matchup against Texas in the Texas Bowl will be fascinating.

Speaking on SEC Nation, the SEC Network analysts were asked about the conference’s most interesting bowl game that falls outside Jan. 1. All three analysts picked the Tigers’ game against an old Big 12 foe on Dec. 27 in Houston.

Tebow, in particular, made a good point about how Missouri looked strong against mediocre SEC competition during its six-game win streak to improve to 7-5. But he’s interested to see if Tigers quarterback Drew Lock can continue his hot play against a talented Texas team that’s about to close its first year under coach Tom Herman. Lock, a junior, has thrown for 3,695 yards with 43 touchdowns and 12 interceptions this fall.

No doubt, this should be one of the SEC’s most appealing bowl matchups. Missouri has looked like a different group since turning around its season following that dreadful 1-5 start. Texas (6-6) has been inconsistent, but the Longhorns should provide a revealing test against the Tigers, who will enter the game with no shortage of confidence.

Click here to watch the clip of the crew’s commentary.

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