college football bowls

Champs Sports Bowl Preview: Florida State vs. Notre Dame

Florida State looks to earn its fourth consecutive bowl victory.
<p> Athlon previews the 2011 Champs Sports Bowl: Florida State vs. Notre Dame.</p>

By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter)

Champs Sports Bowl
Florida State (8-4) vs. Notre Dame (8-4)

Date: Dec. 29 at 5:30 p.m. ET
Location: Florida Citrus Bowl, Orlando, Fla.

In terms of name value, this bowl should be one of the most-anticipated non-BCS bowl matchups this season.

Pinstripe Bowl: Iowa State vs. Rutgers

Can Iowa State win its second bowl game under coach Paul Rhoads?
<p> Athlon previews the 2011 Pinstripe Bowl: Rutgers vs. Iowa State.</p>

-by Braden Gall (follow at @BradenGall)

Pinstripe Bowl
Rutgers (8-4) vs. Iowa State (6-6)

Date: Dec. 30 at 3:20 p.m. ET
Location: Yankee Stadium, New York City, N.Y.

Armed Forces Bowl Preview: BYU vs. Tulsa

Riley Nelson and the BYU passing attack will be a handful for the Tulsa secondary.
<p> Athlon previews the 2011 Armed Forces Bowl: BYU vs. Tulsa.</p>

by Mark Ross

Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl
BYU (9-3) vs. Tulsa (8-4)
Date: Dec. 30 at 12 p.m. ET
Location: Gerald J. Ford Stadium, Dallas, Texas

Former conference foes will meet up once again when BYU and Tulsa face off on Dec. 30 at the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl in Dallas. From 1996-99 the two schools were in the WAC together and this game represents the eighth time they will play each other.

Holiday Bowl Preview: Texas vs. California

Malcolm Brown looks to cap a solid freshman year with a big game against California.
<p> Athlon previews the 2011 Holiday Bowl: California vs. Texas.</p>

Holiday Bowl
Texas (7–5) vs. California (7–5)
Date: Dec. 28, 2011 at 8 p.m. ET
Location: Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, Calif.

Military Bowl Preview: Air Force vs. Toledo

Toledo's Eric Page is one of the top all-purpose threats in college football.
<p> Athlon previews the 2011 Military Bowl: Air Force vs. Toledo</p>

by Mitch Light (@AthlonMitch on Twitter)

Military Bowl
Toledo (8–4) vs. Air Force (7–5)

Date: Dec. 29 at 4:30 p.m. ET
Location: RFK Stadium, Washington D.C.

New Mexico Bowl Preview: Temple vs. Wyoming

Temple's Bernard Pierce faces a porous Wyoming run defense.
<p> Athlon previews the 2011 New Mexico Bowl: Wyoming vs. Temple.</p>

By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter)

New Mexico Bowl
Temple (8-4) vs. Wyoming (8-4)

Date: Dec. 17 at 2 p.m. ET
Location: University Stadium, Albuquerque, N.M
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Greatest Sugar Bowl Performances of the BCS Era

Athlon Sports ranks the best Sugar Bowl performances of the BCS Era.
<p> Athlon Sports ranks the best Sugar Bowl performances of the BCS Era.</p>

-by Mitch Light (follow at @AthlonMitch)

With the 14th season of BCS bowl action about to take place, Athlon reviewed the tapes of the four (now five) biggest bowl games in college football. Since 1998, teams have been fighting to land a spot in the BCS and here are the players who made the most of their opportunities.

Greatest Orange Bowl Performances of the BCS Era

Athlon Sports ranks the best Orange Bowl performances of the BCS Era.
<p> Athlon Sports ranks the best Orange Bowl performances of the BCS Era.</p>

-by Mitch Light (follow at @AthlonMitch)

With the 14th season of BCS bowl action about to take place, Athlon reviewed the tapes of the four (now five) biggest bowl games in college football. Since 1998, teams have been fighting to land a spot in the BCS and here are the players who made the most of their opportunities.

Here are the Top Orange Bowl Performances of the BCS Era:

Greatest Rose Bowl Performances of the BCS Era

Athlon Sports ranks the best Rose Bowl performances of the BCS Era.
<p> Athlon Sports ranks the best Rose Bowl performances of the BCS Era.</p>

-by Mitch Light (follow at @AthlonMitch)

With the 14th season of BCS bowl action about to take place, Athlon reviewed the tapes of the four (now five) biggest bowl games in college football. Since 1998, teams have been fighting to land a spot in the BCS and here are the players who made the most of their opportunities.

Here are the Top Rose Bowl Performances of the BCS Era:

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