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Marcus Mariota
The college football playoff kicks off on Jan. 1 with Florida State and Oregon meeting in the Rose Bowl, and Alabama and Ohio State squaring off in New Orleans in the Sugar Bowl. There’s no shortage of talent among the four teams in the...
Athlon Sports
8 months ago
Washington Huskies
Technically, this is the 26th annual TicketCity Cactus Bowl.  Formerly known as the Copper Bowl (1989-96), the Insight Bowl (1997-2011) and Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl (2012-13) Washington will represent the Pac-12, which has the highest...
Braden Gall
8 months ago
Brett Hundley
UCLA and Kansas State were on the cusp of playing in a bigger postseason game, but the Bruins and Wildcats should have plenty of motivation when they meet on Friday night in the Alamo Bowl. Both teams recorded a 9-3 record in the regular season and...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
Tennessee Volunteers
After three years without a trip to a bowl game and four straight seasons with seven losses, Tennessee finally returns to the postseason with a marquee Big Ten-SEC showdown. Butch Jones will try to avoid a fifth straight seven-loss season in his...
Braden Gall
8 months ago
James Conner
Teams in similar positions will cross paths when Houston and Pittsburgh meet up in the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl in Fort Worth, Texas. Both the Cougars (7-5) and Panthers (6-6) are wrapping up their seasons with interim head coaches, as...
Mark Ross
8 months ago
Alabama Crimson Tide
NEW ORLEANS — Blake Sims is a living, breathing American fairy tale and the storybook ending is just four quarters from its final chapter. In modern college football, Alabama's starting quarterback is the exception, not the...
Braden Gall
8 months ago
Byron Marshall
LOS ANGELES — The 2014 season was the year of the freshman running back. The Rose Bowl features two of the best rookie backs in Oregon’s Royce Freeman and Florida State’s Dalvin Cook, who both emerged during the second half...
David Fox
8 months ago
Troy Hill
LOS ANGELES — Troy Hill and Chris Seisay aren’t the first names anyone conjures when it comes to Oregon football. They’re cornerbacks, and they’re not even the star cornerback for the Ducks.  Yet Hill and...
David Fox
8 months ago
Ohio State Buckeyes
NEW ORLEANS - When Urban Meyer arrived at Ohio State, he vowed to bring an SEC blueprint to Columbus. After three seasons in the Big Ten, Meyer's blueprint has the Buckeyes one win away from the national championship game. But...
Braden Gall
8 months ago
Jim Harbaugh
Jim Harbaugh’s return to Michigan is a huge boost to a program that has struggled to be nationally relevant in recent years. The Wolverines recorded three seasons of double-digit victories from 2002-06 but have only one year of 10 or more...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
Jim Harbaugh
Michigan’s coaching search is finally over, and athletic director Jim Hackett got his man in former Wolverines quarterback Jim Harbaugh. After a successful four-year stint in San Francisco, Harbaugh and the front office had a mutual parting,...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
Blake Sims
The Sugar Bowl matchup between Alabama and Ohio State may not have the quarterback star power of Florida State-Oregon in the Rose Bowl, but there’s no shortage of intrigue in New Orleans. The Buckeyes hope to carry the banner for the Big Ten...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
Rashad Greene
The Rose Bowl matchup between Florida State and Oregon should be one of college football’s top postseason matchups. And there’s more at stake than just a Rose Bowl trophy, as the Ducks and Seminoles are playing in the first FBS college...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
Auburn Tigers
For two teams that have played just three times in history, there is some sneaky good history between Auburn and Wisconsin in bowl games. The series is tied 1-1-1 all-time. A loaded Wisconsin offense pulled off a huge upset over No. 7 Auburn...
Braden Gall
8 months ago
Amari Cooper
NEW ORLEANS – For Amari Cooper, the superlatives come almost as quickly as he glides through the secondary. "Coop is an amazing player," Alabama offensive lineman Austin Shepard said. "I don't how you can stop him....
Braden Gall
8 months ago
Bryce Petty
Football nerds unite. Just think, less than a decade ago, Baylor and Michigan State were teams worthy of laughs in their respective conferences. Baylor was a bottom feeder in the Big 12, and Michigan State’s various foibles made the...
David Fox
8 months ago
David Cobb
The Orlando-based bowl game with the New Year’s afternoon timeslot is back to its traditional name, but it’s a long way from its traditional matchup. The Citrus Bowl — returning to that name for the first time since 2002...
David Fox
8 months ago
Dalvin Cook
LOS ANGELES — If it’s possible to save a season for a team that went undefeated, then Dalvin Cook is on the short list of players who accomplished such a feat. Cook is the home run threat who turned the momentum in two of the...
David Fox
8 months ago
As it turns out, Dallas is a fitting spot for the college football championship game this season. Not only is that where the first College Football Playoff will be won on the field, it’s not that far from where the four teams will try to...
Athlon Sports
8 months ago
LOS ANGELES — From afar, the scene around Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota at Rose Bowl media day isn’t all that different. The quarterbacks of college football playoff teams and Heisman winners both merit throngs of attention. In...
David Fox
8 months ago
Clint Trickett
LOS ANGELES — Clint Trickett even had his own father in the dark regarding the concussions that ended his football career.As Florida State offensive line coach Rick Trickett prepared for the Rose Bowl and College Football Playoff semifinal...
David Fox
8 months ago
Ohio State Buckeyes
NEW ORLEANS - The Sugar Bowl will go one of two ways for Ohio State's 250-pound sophomore quarterback Cardale Jones.  His inexperience will cost the Buckeyes a shot at the national championship. Or, his international-man-of-mystery...
Braden Gall
8 months ago
Jameis Winston
The college football playoff officially begins when Florida State and Oregon meet on Jan. 1 in the Rose Bowl for the first national semifinal matchup. The Seminoles and Ducks are two of the nation’s most successful programs in recent years,...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
It's not just another Sugar Bowl. In fact, Urban Meyer and the Ohio State Buckeyes don't even use the words Sugar Bowl. It's (finally) all about the playoffs for everyone involved. College football fans couldn't have asked...
Braden Gall
8 months ago
Trevone Boykin
College football’s new four-team playoff format added intrigue to the bowl schedule, and the anticipated New Year’s Six slate begins with a showdown between TCU and Ole Miss in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl. The Horned Frogs went into the...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago

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