The Hyundai Sun Bowl has its dream matchup — Notre Dame vs. Miami.
Speculation ran rampant Saturday night about the meeting between the two. The official word came Sunday afternoon.The Fighting Irish and Hurricanes will rekindle one of the fiercest rivalries of the 1980s in their first-ever bowl meeting and both teams' first trip to El Paso.
It will be the 24th time the programs meet, but the first since 1990. Notre Dame leads the all-time series 15-7-1.
Tickets are going fast, so if you haven't already plucked a few, go to sunbowl.org.
Keep it posted here and www.elpasotimes.com for the latest on what should be the most highly watched bowl game of the year outside of the New Year's Day games.