UH Coogs to play in the Peach Bowl against Florida State on Dec. 31

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Houston and its high-scoring offense will take on Florida State on New Year's Eve in the Peach Bowl.

The Seminoles (10-2, No. 9 CFP) won the national championship two years ago and reached the college football playoffs last season, losing to Oregon in the semifinals.

Coach Jimbo Fisher's team lost to Georgia Tech and No. 1 Clemson.

Houston (12-1, No. 18 CFP) claimed a spot in a major bowl as the top-ranked team from the Group of Five conferences. The Cougars won the American Athletic Conference.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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