Turns out, UCLA has made it to Santa Clara after all.
The Bruins had hoped to be playing there for the Pac-12 title. Instead, they'll have to settle for the Foster Farms Bowl on Dec. 26 in Santa Clara.
The bowl organizers announced Sunday that UCLA will play Nebraska in what is the Pac-12's No. 4 bowl, behind the Rose, Alamo and Holiday bowls. Both teams finished unranked in the final College Football Playoff ranking.
"Not only will it be fun to get back to a place my family called home for many years, facing a storied program like Nebraska presents our young men with a tremendous challenge," UCLA Coach Jim Mora said in a statement. "We are looking forward...