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Seven years ago today: Texas Longhorns beat Ohio State in the Fiesta Bowl

Colt McCoy led the 'Horns to a 24-21 BCS Bowl victory with a late touchdown pass to Quan Cosby.

While January 4 will always feature in the minds of Texas Longhorns fans as the day they won the 2006 Rose Bowl, the 'Horns played in another memorable bowl three years and one day later.

January 5, 2009 was the Fiesta Bowl against Ohio State. Texas, left out of the national championship game in favor of Oklahoma despite a head-to-head victory over the Sooners, took its 11-1 record to Glendale to face the 10-2 Ohio State Buckeyes.

Junior quarterback Colt McCoy was named the game's MVP for leading his team to victory over OSU coach Jim Tressel and his freshman quarterback Terrelle Pryor by hitting wide receiver Quan Cosby on a slant for a 26-yard touchdown with 16 seconds left in the game.

Ohio State came into the game as Big Ten co-champions, and missed out on a Rose Bowl berth owing to a loss to Penn State. My how times have changed.