A capsulized look at the Hawaii Bowl:
Fresno State (9-4) vs. Houston (7-4)
at Honolulu, 5:30 p.m. PST, ESPN
One year removed from a 1-11 finish, Fresno State has won nine games this season under first-year coach Jeff Tedford. The Bulldogs haven’t appeared in a bowl game since 2014 and haven’t won one since 2007, going 0-6 during that stretch. Houston star defensive tackle Ed Oliver has 134 tackles, including 36.5 for a loss, and 10.5 sacks during his two-year career.