Get ready for a high-octane showdown in this year's Texas Bowl, as Mikel Leshoure and the Illinois Fighting Illini head to Reliant Stadium in Houston to take on Robert Griffin III and the Baylor Bears. Though they go about it in different ways, each team can light up the scoreboard, and neither is especially strong on the defensive side of the ball. Add immunity to the elements to that mix and you get a potential barn-burner.
This game pits the Big Ten against the Big 12 in the land where everything is bigger, or so they say. Read on for 10 things you need to know about this bowl showdown.