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Should Texas A&M and Texas Tech be playing in a bowl game?

Allen quarterback Kyler Murray (1) eludes Cypress Ranch linebacker Brayden Stringer (33) during the first half of the UIL 6A Division I state championship football game Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Allen quarterback Kyler Murray (1) eludes Cypress Ranch linebacker Brayden Stringer (33) during the first half of the UIL 6A Division I state championship football game Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Texas Tech will take on LSU in the Texas Bowl, and for all intents and purposes, it should be a fun matchup. Points will be aplenty, but for different reasons. The Red Raiders should use their 'air raid' attack to slice apart a struggling LSU secondary, while Leonard Fournette could realistically go for 300 yards against a poor Tech rush defense.

With that in mind, was this a missed opportunity by the NCAA to pit Texas Tech against rival Texas A&M, now of the SEC?

Houston seemed like a logical place to reunite the two, yet no such thing happened. Texas Monthly did a deep dive as to why a postseason game would have been beneficial to both teams.

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(h/t Texas Monthly)