Another one bites the dust.

The New Year’s Eve Day Mercari Texas Bowl between TCU (6-4) and Arkansas (3-7) will be called off due to COVID-19 according to ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg. The loss of the bowl game is a big loss for the Horned Frogs after a strong finish to the 2020 season and considerably momentum heading into the postseason.

A number of bowl games have been cancelled due to COVID-19 this season, with the Music City Bowl between No. 15 Iowa and Missouri was among the latest postseason games called off.


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The Texas Bowl made it official on Tuesday afternoon:

TCU closed out the season with three straight wins including a 29-22 win over a ranked Oklahoma State. Since losing 33-14 at home to Oklahoma on Oct. 25, TCU won five of their last six games to close out the season strong.