Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Bowl games

  • Bowl Games 2012: Predicting Biggest Upsets During Bowl Season

    The reason bowl season is regarded as the most wonderful time of the year is because of all the upsets, or potential upsets, that we will see.

  • Infographic: Conf. champs and bowl games

    With another bowl season upon us, college football fans are looking for some kind of an angle in their office pool or want to drop some knowledge and impress their buddies while they're watching the games. Playbook decided to take a deeper dive into ...

  • Orange Bowl game gets NI-who?

    Instead, blame the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) system, which crunched the numbers with some crazy computer formula and decided NIU had earned the chance to play in our glorious Orange Bowl game. What a disappointment . Wouldn't you have ...

  • 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 ...

  • Should coach hirings wait for bowl games?

    Reaching a bowl game comes with the risk that a bigger program will make your coach an offer he can't refuse. Kent State, Arkansas State and Orange Bowl invitee Northern Illinois all found that out the hard way this year, as the Huskies and Flashes ...

  • Big Ten Sends Seven Programs to Bowl Games

    The Big Ten will send seven conference teams to bowl games this season, marking the 14th straight year that six or more Big Ten programs have earned postseason berths.

  • 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.

  • College Football Nation: power rankings 120512

    Washington: After choking against rival Washington State in the season-finale, the Huskies really need to win their bowl game to wash the terrible taste out of their mouths. 9. Utah: The Utes need to focus on what can move them up in the Pac-12 pecking ...

  • K-State fans make plans to attend bowl game

    The roar of the crowds. The pre-game tailgate extravaganza. Purple as far as the eye can see. And, hopefully, the thrill of victory.

  • Five bowl games we wish we could have seen

    This year's bowl season has left a lot to be desired. While the championship game is right, there are a lot of teams that got left out of key bowls or were put in poor matchups. There's nothing we can do about it now, but we can lament about the five ...

  • Florida's Jacobs, LSU's Clement headed to bowl games

    While Jacobs and Clement will wait several weeks to play in their bowl games, two other local products will be playing for a championship on Saturday.

  • List of gifts given to each player playing in bowl games is pretty sweet

    Borrowed from Cosby Sweaters, here's the list (as compiled by Sports Business Daily) of what each player who plays in a bowl game will receive in swag for playing in said bowl game. The list of items for each game is pretty sweet in its own way, and it ...

  • Bowl games galore: Poinsettia to Potato, Wild Wings and GoDaddy

    And so on until the games we're really interested in are played: Georgia Tech versus Southern California in the Sun Bowl in on New Year's Eve in El Paso. The Yellow Jackets are 6-7 and the Trojans are 7-5, but let's expect both teams to play better ...

  • ESPN to Carry 34 College Football Bowl Games Featuring Entire BCS

    ESPN's extensive college football coverage continues with 34 bowl games, highlighted by all five of the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) matchups, including the Discover BCS National Championship (No.

  • Bowl Predictions 2012: Non-BCS Bowls That Will Steal the Show

    All of the following bowl games aren't getting the hype they deserve, but each will have a chance to steal the show and go down in history as the best games of the year.

  • ACC announces bowl lineup

    Florida State is 3-5 in its previous eight Orange Bowl appearances but is 25-14-2 overall in 41 bowl games, a winning percentage of .634, the sixth-best winning percentage nationally among teams with 15 or more bowl appearances.

  • Mario Cristobal: FIU fires head coach after six seasons, two bowl games

    FIU has fired head football coach Mario Cristobal after six seasons, two bowl games, and one of the quickest program turnarounds in college football history.

  • Giants Draft Board: 10 Players New York Must Have Their Eye on in Bowl Games

    What is the best way to get to Lincoln Center? Practice. What is the best way for 10 college football players to stand out to New York Giants brass?

  • The SEC Goes Coach Shopping

    There are more bowl games to be played between this moment and the BCS championship than there are days between now and the BCS championship, starting with the Gildan New Mexico Bowl—that's 7-5 Arizona against 7-5 Nevada, if for some reason ...

  • BCS Bowl Games 2012-13: Biggest Stars to Watch in Marquee Bowls

    After plenty of movement over the final few months of the season—including Alabama falling from the title game picture before regaining its spot—the BCS bowls are finally set. The five marquee games feature no shortage of star power. Now that the ...

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