The 2012 Holiday Bowl is Baylor’s third straight bowl game. While this is not something that is typically worth mentioning, in Baylor’s case it is. Why? Because this is the first time in school history that Baylor has made it to three consecutive bowl games.
 Baylor’s run of bowl success started on December 29, 2010 when the Bears faced Illinois in the Texas Bowl. The Bears lost this game to Illinois, 14-38. This was Baylor’s first bowl game since the 1994 Alamo Bowl.
 One year later on December 29, 2011, the Bears faced the Washington Huskies in the Alamo Bowl. The Bears won the shoot-out by a score of 67-56.
 Finally, on December 27, 2012, the Bears faced UCLA in the Holiday Bowl and won by a score of 49-26.
As you can tell, the Bears are pretty stout in terms of offense as they scored 130 total points in the three bowl games listed above. However, Baylor’s defense is still a work-in-progress as the Bears gave up a grand total of 120 points in these three games.