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 ...

  • Ranking the Big 12 bowl game matchups

    Tostitos Fiesta Bowl: Kansas State vs. Oregon. This was almost the national title game not long ago. I was excited about the prospect then.

  • 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 ...

  • Bielema thinks Alvarez might coach in Rose Bowl

    ''I think he's actually coaching their bowl game,'' Bielema said Wednesday during his introduction as Arkansas' coach.

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • Hey, football fans, have we got a bowl for you

    We need a new rule: You cannot go to a bowl game unless you are in the top 25. Some 70 teams will play bowl games this year, including 6-7 Georgia Tech.

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • Alabama vs. Notre Dame: When Are the 2012-2013 College Football Bowl Games

    The University of Missouri may not be playing in a postseason bowl game for the first time since 2004, but there are plenty of intriguing football bowl games on the schedule this year. We've got your complete list here, along with notes on teams ...

  • 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.

  • 25 Seniors Who Will Improve Their NFL Draft Stock During Bowl Season

    Matt Barkley came back to USC for his final season to win a Heisman and to go to a national title game. He will get neither but needs a solid bowl game to improve his stock. This season was nothing close to what Barkley had envisioned, so a solid bowl ...

  • Rating the Pac-12 bowl games . . .

    Since it was a competitive year for Pac-12 football, it makes sense that the league would be involved in some good matchups in the bowl season, and that's what generally emerged Sunday as the BCS standings and selections set dominoes to falling.

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