Texas looks to continue resurgence vs Georgia in Sugar Bowl

Georgia head coach Kirby Smart, right, and Texas head coach Tom Herman laugh during their photo opportunity with the Sugar Bowl trophy at a press conference on Monday, Dec 31, 2018, in New Orleans. No. 14 Texas will try to cap an impressive season when it faces No. 6 Georgia in the Sugar Bowl on Tuesday night, Jan. 1, 2019. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

NEW ORLEANS — Texas coach Tom Herman has needed less than two years to pull the football program out of mediocrity and get to a prestigious bowl game on New Year’s Day.