Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Bowl games

  • Despite featuring a five-loss team, the Rose Bowl has two standout running backs

    Back then, this was a fun little exercise consisting of 28 bowls, no 6-6 teams, Rose Bowl participants with a combined three losses and New Year's Day games pitting two top-10 teams. I now look back at that column nostalgically, remembering a time when ...


  • Ranking the ACC bowl games

    4 Chick-fil-A Bowl: LSU vs. Clemson, Dec. 31, Atlanta. Our take: There is no two ways around this ranking -- the Chick-fil-A Bowl should be one of the best in the bowl season, better than just about every BCS bowl game that is not the national ...


  • What is a BCS bowl worth to Huskies?

    So when the Huskies beat Eastern Michigan and Kent State in the MAC championship game and then squeaked into the top 16 in the BCS standings, they were into the Orange Bowl to play Florida State. "We didn't care about jinxing ourselves," said Jeff ...


  • The five most underrated bowl games

    Let's take a look at five matchups on the 2012-13 postseason slate that seem to be going under the radar but have the potential to be very good games. Of course, this list excludes all BCS games and some of the more notable non-BCS games. Dec.


  • Bowl Games 2012-2013: Opening Point Spreads For All 35 Bowl Games ...

    Bowl Games 2012-2013: Opening Point Spreads For All 35 Bowl Games, Including BCS. Posted: 12/04/2012 7:47 am EST Updated: 12/04/2012 7:52 am EST.


  • Ranking the Big East bowl games

    Charlie Strong gets to face his former employer at the site of his final game as the Gators' defensive coordinator, three years ago.


  • 2012 Bowl Games: Breaking Down This Year's Best Swag Gifts

    Each college football bowl game rewards its participating teams with a special gift. These goodie bags that can include anything from gift cards and televisions sets to hats and watches.


  • Patriots Draft Board: 10 Players New England Must Watch in Bowl Games

    Though the New England Patriots are still in the middle of a Super Bowl hunt, their scouting staffs will surely be keeping a close eye on all the bowl game action and keeping tabs on potential fits that the team might want to select in April. In ...


  • Are the Iowa State Cyclones Bowl Game Bound? Also, This Year's BCS Bowl ...

    The invitation marks the Cyclones third bowl game in four year. The Cyclones are 3-8 in Bowl Game appearances since 1971.


  • UT braces for another chilly bowl game

    That is the drawback presented to the University of Toledo football team, which will play a December bowl game in Idaho. The team's preference, center Zac Kerin said on Monday, was an invitation to somewhere warm, providing them a long-awaited chance ...


  • In an ideal world ...

    Say hello to 9-3 Louisiana Tech and 8-4 Middle Tennessee State, which were inexplicably left out of bowl games, and goodbye to 6-7 Georgia Tech.


  • Bowl Games 2012: Overlooked Matchups Every College Football Fan Needs to ...

    The biggest schools and bowl games get the majority of attention, and rightfully so. They'll feature some of the best coaches and players going head to head.


  • Sound off: Bowl games to watch

    Every year there are teams that get left out of BCS bowl games that have the talent to play in a BCS game. This season is no different, and in the Chick-Fil-A bowl, the matchup between LSU and Clemson could be one of the best games of the bowl season.


  • Quick look at Big Ten's 7 bowl game matchups

    It was the last time Wisconsin won the Rose Bowl, as it has lost each of the last two seasons in Pasadena to TCU and Oregon, respectively.


  • Northwestern To Play In Gator Bowl

    1 Capital One Bowl on Sunday, just a day after falling in their respective conference championship games. The Bulldogs (11-2) came up just a few yards short of winning the SEC crown and trip the BCS national championship game Saturday night, losing to ...


  • BCS Bowl Games 2012-13: Most Interesting Matchups to Watch

    Many people are down on this particular matchup because of how unexpected it was that Wisconsin earned a spot in the Rose Bowl, but this game should be exciting nonetheless. Wisconsin is normally known more for defense than offense, but the Badgers ...


  • Hokies Talk Bowl Game vs. Rutgers

    The Russell Athletic Bowl is the former Citrus and Champs Sports Bowl. Playing in their 20th straight bowl game, the Hokies will try and break a 2-game bowl skid.


  • Northern Illinois Selected To BCS Bowl

    Most Texas A&M fans probably would have preferred a bowl game against longtime rival Texas, but they'll settle for playing former Big 12 foe Oklahoma.


  • Austin-area players in this year's bowl games

    Holiday Bowl (Dec. 27, ESPN): Baylor - WR Brandon Brown (Vandegrift), OL Spencer Drango (Cedar Park), LB Bryce Hager (Westlake), DB Jemarcus Johnson (Lago Vista), K Kolton Lye (Westlake), RB Glasco Martin (Stony Point), DB Kevin Mitchell (Round ...


  • Top 10 Ridiculous College Bowl Games Include Military Bowl Without Military ...

    College football bowl season is here, and that means that for every one game that matters, there are 34 other bowl games with absolutely nothing at stake for either school, besides a nice payday for the conference.


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