The Alamo was the site of a desperate siege, where a ragtag group of men led by a colonel with more confidence than his fighters eventually paid the ultimate price. While a football game isn’t a military battle, plenty of parallels can be drawn from the Battle of the Alamo and the 2013 Valero Alamo Bowl. The game will take place Dec. 30 between unranked Texas and No. 10 Oregon at the Alamodome in San Antonio.
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