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2013 U.S. Army All-American Bowl Winners and Losers

Athlon Sports recaps all the action from San Antonio and the 13th annual U.S. Army All-American Bowl.
<p> 2013 US Army All-American Bowl Winners and Losers</p>

For the 13th year in a row, some the best and brightest future stars of the college football gridiron came together in San Antonio for the U.S. Army All-American Bowl. Each year dozens of elite prospects go head-to-head all week in practice trying to showcase their talents for former NFL coaches, the fans, their fellow recruits and college coaches. The East Team (black) defeated the West Team (yellow) 15-8 on the back of a few big plays from its offense and special teams. So after a week of practice and 60 minutes of play, who are the winners and losers from San Antonio?

BBVA Compass Bowl Preview and Prediction: Pittsburgh vs. Ole Miss

Two 6-6 teams meet in the BBVA Compass Bowl.
<p> BBVA Compass Bowl Preview and Prediction: Pittsburgh vs. Ole Miss</p>

If Ole Miss players need a tour guide around Birmingham, they could ask their opponents.

Making their third consecutive trip to the BBVA Compass Bowl, Pittsburgh players should know the hot spots around town by now. While Ole Miss may be happy to play in a bowl anywhere, the Panthers are happy to make a bowl trip with a full-time coach in tow.

Sugar Bowl Preview and Prediction: Florida vs. Louisville

Florida to cap an excellent season with a win over Louisville.
<p> Sugar Bowl Preview and Prediction: Florida vs. Louisville</p>

Florida and Louisville haven’t played each other during the lifetime of many of the players on the field in New Orleans, but familiar faces will be all over the place.

Top 5 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>

With the 15th 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.

Top 10 Worst BCS Bowl Performances

Athlon Sports ranks the teams who didn't do too well in the BCS spotlight
<p> Athlon Sports ranks the teams who didn't do too well in the BCS spotlight</p>

With the 15th season of BCS bowl action just about ready to kickoff, 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 those teams whose performances didn’t live up to the spotlight and prestige attached to the bowl they played in.

Pinstripe Bowl Preview and Prediction: West Virginia vs. Syracuse

Can Syracuse slow down West Virginia's high-powered offense?
<p> Pinstripe Bowl Preview and Prediction: West Virginia vs. Syracuse</p>

The third annual bowl game at Yankee Stadium may technically be a matchup between the Big 12’s West Virginia Mountaineers and the Big East’s Syracuse Orange. But the reality is that this is a grudge match between former Big East rivals who first played in 1945 and have played every year since 1955.

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