Coached by Shaka Smart, the Longhorns push the pace of the game not through their offense, but their defense.
In his first year as a starter, Wilton Speight finished the regular season with 2,375 passing yards and 17 touchdowns against six interceptions.
As devastated as the Wolverines may have been after the weekend, Wisconsin will still travel to Ann Arbor this weekend.
Michigan had a special team this year. One of its best ever. But it wasn't enough to make the College Football Playoff.
The Wolverines will play their 45th all-time bowl game against Florida State on Dec. 30.
A destructive performance from the seventh-ranked Nittany Lions featured a whopping 106 shots over two games, both of which were blowout wins for Penn State.
Moritz Wagner sparked the Wolverines early and finished with a career-high 20 points on 7-for-8 shooting.
The Wolverines possess one weapon the Musketeers do not — junior guard Katelynn Flaherty.
The team missed some key pieces during the weekend, with juniors Paul Powers, PJ Ransford, Evan White, sophomore Mokhtar Al-Yamani, and freshman Felix Auböck all sitting out the competition.