It will be the second appearance in the Alamodome for UCLA Coach Jim Mora and
They had vastly different experiences on their last visits.
Snyder brought Kansas State to the Alamo Bowl game in 1998.
"I remember it was a very, very positive thing for us," Snyder said during a teleconference call Thursday. "I remember how well we were received and treated, not only by the bowl committee and people associated with the game, but the community itself."
The "Kansas State" rule guaranteed the No. 3 and No. 4 teams in the BCS standings spots in more prominent bowl games.
Mora came to the Alamodome as the
"It was an incredibly emotional time," Mora said. "It was post-Katrina. Jeff Haslett, the Saints' coach, was a very good friend. It was unique to come there and play that game."