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Discussion in 'Football: NFL, College, High School' started by J.R., Dec 7, 2014.

  1. J.R.

    J.R. Contributing Member

    Jun 30, 2008
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    Happy Bowl Season!

    *All times Central

    R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
    Nevada vs. Louisiana-Lafayette
    New Orleans | Mercedes-Benz Superdome |
    Saturday, December 20 | 10 a.m. | ESPN

    Gildan New Mexico Bowl
    Utah State vs. UTEP
    Albuquerque, N.M. | University Stadium
    Saturday, December 20 | 1:20 p.m. | ESPN

    Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl
    (22)Utah vs. Colorado State
    Las Vegas | Sam Boyd Stadium
    Saturday, December 20 | 2:30 p.m. | ABC

    Famous Idaho Potato Bowl
    Western Michigan vs. Air Force
    Boise, Idaho | Albertsons Stadium
    Saturday, December 20 | 4:45 p.m. | ESPN

    Raycom Media Camellia Bowl
    South Alabama vs. Bowling Green
    Montgomery, Ala. | Cramton Bowl
    Saturday, December 20 | 8:15 p.m. | ESPN

    Miami Beach Bowl
    BYU vs. Memphis
    Miami | Marlins Park
    Monday, December 22 | 1 p.m. | ESPN

    Boca Raton Bowl
    Marshall vs. Northern Illinois
    Boca Raton, Fla. | FAU Stadium
    Tuesday, December 23 | 5 p.m. | ESPN

    San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl
    Navy vs. San Diego State
    San Diego | Qualcomm Stadium
    Tuesday, December 23 | 8:30 p.m. | ESPN

    Popeyes Bahamas Bowl
    Central Michigan vs. Western Kentucky
    Nassau, Bahamas | Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium
    Wednesday, December 24 | 11 a.m. | ESPN

    Hawai'i Bowl
    Fresno State vs. Rice
    Honolulu | Aloha Stadium
    Wednesday, December 24 | 7 p.m. | ESPN

    Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl
    Illinois vs. Louisiana Tech
    Dallas | Cotton Bowl
    Friday, December 26 | Noon | ESPN

    Quick Lane Bowl
    Rutgers vs. North Carolina
    Detroit | Ford Field
    Friday, December 26 | 3:30 p.m. | ESPN

    BITCOIN St. Petersburg Bowl
    NC State vs. UCF
    St. Petersburg, Fla. | Tropicana Field
    Friday, December 26 | 7 p.m. | ESPN

    Military Bowl presented By Northrop Grumman
    Cincinnati vs. Virginia Tech
    Annapolis, Md. | Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
    Saturday, December 27 | Noon | ESPN

    Hyundai Sun Bowl
    (15)Arizona State vs. Duke
    El Paso, Texas | Sun Bowl
    Saturday, December 27 | 1 p.m. | CBS

    Duck Commander Independence Bowl
    Miami vs. South Carolina
    Shreveport, La. | Independence Stadium
    Saturday, December 27 | 2:30 p.m. | ABC

    New Era Pinstripe Bowl
    Boston College vs. Penn State
    Bronx, N.Y. | Yankee Stadium
    Saturday, December 27 | 3:30 p.m. | ESPN

    National University Holiday Bowl
    Nebraska vs. (24)USC
    San Diego | Qualcomm Stadium
    Saturday, December 27 | 7 p.m. | ESPN

    AutoZone Liberty Bowl
    Texas A&M vs. West Virginia
    Memphis, Tenn. | Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium\
    Monday, December 29 | 1 p.m. | ESPN

    Russell Athletic Bowl
    Oklahoma vs. (17)Clemson
    Orlando, Fla. | Florida Citrus Bowl
    Monday, December 29 | 3:30 p.m. | ESPN

    AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl
    Arkansas vs. Texas
    Houston | NRG Stadium
    Monday, December 29 | 8 p.m. | ESPN

    Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl
    Notre Dame vs. (23)LSU
    Nashville, Tenn. | LP Field
    Tuesday, December 30 | 2 p.m. | ESPN

    Belk Bowl
    (13)Georgia vs. (21)Louisville
    Charlotte, N.C. | Bank of America Stadium
    Tuesday, December 30 | 5:30 p.m. | ESPN

    Foster Farms Bowl
    Maryland vs. Stanford
    Santa Clara, Calif. | Levi's Stadium
    Tuesday, December 30 | 9 p.m. | ESPN

    Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
    (9)Ole Miss vs. (6)TCU
    Atlanta | Georgia Dome
    Wednesday, December 31 | 11:30 a.m. | ESPN

    VIZIO Fiesta Bowl
    (20)Boise State vs. (10)Arizona
    Glendale, Ariz. | University of Phoenix Stadium
    Wednesday, December 31 | 3 p.m. | ESPN

    Capital One Orange Bowl
    (7)Mississippi State vs. (12)Georgia Tech
    Miami Gardens, Fla. | Sun Life Stadium
    Wednesday, December 31 | 7 p.m. | ESPN

    Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl
    (25)Minnesota vs. (16)Missouri
    Orlando, Fla. | Florida Citrus Bowl
    Thursday, January 1 | Noon | ABC

    Outback Bowl
    (19)Auburn vs. (18)Wisconsin
    Tampa, Fla. | Raymond James Stadium
    Thursday, January 1 | 11:00 a.m. | ESPN2

    Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic
    (8)Michigan State vs. (5)Baylor
    Arlington, Texas | AT&T Stadium
    Thursday, January 1 | 11:30 a.m. | ESPN

    Rose Bowl Game Presented By Northwestern Mutual *College Football Playoff Semifinal
    (2)Oregon vs. (3)Florida State
    Pasadena, Calif. | Rose Bowl
    Thursday, January 1 | 4 p.m. | ESPN

    Allstate Sugar Bowl *College Football Playoff Semifinal
    (1)Alabama vs. (4)Ohio State
    New Orleans | Mercedes-Benz Superdome
    Thursday, January 1 | 7:30 p.m. | ESPN

    Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl
    Houston vs. Pittsburgh
    Fort Worth, Texas | Amon G. Carter Stadium
    Friday, January 2 | 11:00 a.m. | ESPN

    TaxSlayer Bowl
    Iowa vs. Tennessee
    Jacksonville, Fla. | EverBank Field
    Friday, January 2 | 2:20 p.m. | ESPN

    Valero Alamo Bowl
    (11)Kansas State vs. (14)UCLA
    San Antonio | Alamodome
    Friday, January 2 | 5:45 p.m. | ESPN

    TicketCity Cactus Bowl
    Washington vs. Oklahoma State
    Tempe, Ariz. | Sun Devil Stadium
    Friday, January 2 | 9:15 p.m. | ESPN

    Birmingham Bowl
    East Carolina vs. Florida
    Birmingham, Ala. | Legion Field
    Saturday, January 3 | Noon | ESPN or ESPN2

    GoDaddy Bowl
    Toledo vs. Arkansas State
    Mobile, Ala. | Ladd-Peebles Stadium
    Sunday, January 4 | 8 p.m. | ESPN

    College Football Playoff National Championship Presented By AT&T
    TBD vs. TBD
    Arlington, Texas | AT&T Stadium
    Monday, January 12 | TBD | ESPN
    #1 J.R., Dec 7, 2014
    Last edited: Dec 7, 2014
  2. J Sizzle

    J Sizzle Member

    Feb 27, 2012
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    Man...this year just got worse. Auburn has to play Wisconsin for the 3rd time in 11 years? Boring matchup. That's disappointing.

    However....Clutchfans Bowl Pick'em, anybody?
  3. jdh008

    jdh008 Member

    Oct 19, 2009
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    Thanks, J.R.

    Always one of my favorite threads.
  4. PhiSlammaJamma

    Aug 29, 1999
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    That Pittsburgh game is the one to watch.
  5. Bear_Bryant

    Bear_Bryant Member

    Oct 26, 2009
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    You should go ahead and pencil in Alabama and Oregon for that last game. :)
  6. tinman

    tinman Contributing Member
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    May 9, 1999
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    Florida state is going to beat Oregon.
    They are coming in with a chip on their shoulder plus winston is the better qb.
  7. K-Low_4_Prez

    K-Low_4_Prez Member

    Dec 25, 2011
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    Playoff committee is dumb for putting in a Ohio State team in that isnt at full strength... I think we are seeing a precedent, you have to be in the top 6 and be able to travel well to get in the playoff.

    I should have known they were not going to put a team like Baylor or TCU over Ohio State
  8. DonnyMost

    DonnyMost clean your room bucko

    May 18, 2003
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    All of this acrimony sounds a whole lot like the BCS situation, LOL.
  9. A_3PO

    A_3PO Member

    Apr 29, 2006
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    ESPN has 37/38 bowls. CBS has the Sun Bowl.

    I didn't notice their complete domination until last year, where 4 or 5 games were on other networks.
  10. white lightning

    white lightning Contributing Member

    Jun 13, 2002
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    I believe this game will prove you wrong on both counts.
  11. Scarface281

    Scarface281 Contributing Member

    Mar 17, 2009
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    Despite the off the field stuff, Winston is no doubt a better QB than Mariota.
  12. white lightning

    white lightning Contributing Member

    Jun 13, 2002
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    I look forward to see how it all plays out in the NFL. It will depend a lot on which teams they go to and how much support they have around them at the beginning.
  13. tinman

    tinman Contributing Member
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    May 9, 1999
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    Never underestimate the heart of a champion
  14. solid

    solid Contributing Member

    Apr 10, 2001
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    When and where is the championship game?
  15. Bear_Bryant

    Bear_Bryant Member

    Oct 26, 2009
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    From above.

  16. shastarocket

    shastarocket Contributing Member

    Jul 18, 2006
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    Alabama over Ohio St.

    FSU over all

    Winston DA GAWD
  17. NBAandNFLFan

    NBAandNFLFan Member

    Oct 17, 2014
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    how many nfl scouts you think will be at that rose bowl game lol

    btw i think giving fsu that 3rd seed will ignite the noles, they will feel disrespected by the media, the last time the noles faced a team that was ranked higher than them they crushed clemson 51-14, i know its not the same team but winston has this thing where he thinks no qb is better than him.. he has that edge since high school where he won mvp of the elite 11.. almost has a peyton manning type of competitiveness when he is locked in
  18. Ziggy

    Ziggy Tastemaker
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    Jun 11, 1999
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    If they didn't destroy Wisconsin and/or their QB looked terrible vs Wisconsin I'm pretty confident they wouldn't have put Ohio State there.
  19. solid

    solid Contributing Member

    Apr 10, 2001
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    I am taking Ohio State over Alabama in a shocker.

    I think Oregon and FSU will be a track meet, but the Ducks prevail

    Oregon is too fast for Ohio State.

    That is largely my fantasy. What will really happen? Alabama
  20. tinman

    tinman Contributing Member
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    May 9, 1999
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    Ohio State is happy to be there, Oregon and Alabama are not surprised by their seeding, leaving Florida State the most pissed off team on the 4.

    Let's also look at the experience factor here, Winston has played in the national championship game and won it against an Auburn team last year who's offense was insane.

    None of the other quarterbacks have that experience.

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