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2008 Cotton Bowl – Explosive Ole Miss Pulls Upset, Topples No 8-Ranked Texas Tech, 47-34

No. 20-ranked Mississippi made history New Year’s Day by upsetting the No. 8-ranked Texas Tech Red Raiders and their explosive offense, 47-34, in this year’s Cotton Bowl. The unexpected victory gave first year coach Houston Nutt and his Rebels their second biggest win of the year. Earlier, the Rebels knocked off the then No. 4-ranked Florida Gators on their own turf, the only team to beat the eventual national champion this year.

NCAA Football – Texas Wins Tostitos’ Bowl

After losing the opportunity of going for the BCS Championship and the Big 12 title when they lost against Texas Tech two months ago at the last minute, the Longhorns are now celebrating their victory of last Monday, when they won the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl in Glendale, Arizona. Texas had the No 1 ranking in the BSC Standings, but they lost it due to the defeat that they suffered against Texas Tech and later the Sooners finished as the Big 12 champions after they defeated Missouri for the title and earned a pass for the BCS …

Are the Utah Utes the #1 Team in College Football?

The Associated Press and BCS powers made another Gator national championship official today. At the same time they made a statement for any team that doesn’t belong to the SEC, ACC, PAC 10, Big 10, Big East, or Big 12: Your chances of becoming national champion are nearly impossible. After a dominating win over Alabama, who less than a month ago led Florida going into the fourth quarter of the SEC Championship, Utah’s Coach Kyle Wittingham was quick to proclaim his team as #1 in the country.

The Most Overrated Fiesta Bowl in Recent History

Why this years 2009 Fiesta Bowl was a total disappointment. Why the BCS system is flawed.

Observations on the 2008 Pop Warner National Championships

What Happened this year at the Pop Warner National Championships at Disney in Orlando? It was a great time for most and a disappointing time for one team that chose to go against what Pop Warner football is all about.

2008 Rose Bowl – Southern California Decimates Penn State For 3rd Consecutive Rose Bowl Win, 38-24

A camera caught Joe Paterno slowly shaking his head as Southern California went up 31-7 on his Nittany Lions in the Rose Bowl. No one had to tell the 82-year-old coaching legend and Pennsylvania icon that this was not Happy Valley. The final 38-24 score belied what actually took place-No. 5-ranked USC convincingly decimated a proud and successful No. 6-ranked Penn State team that had come into the

2008 Gator Bowl – Joe Ganz Stinks it Up, But Then Leads Nebraska Cornhuskers Over Clemson, 26-21

Quarterback Joe Ganz was busy stinking up the first half for Nebraska but returned in the second half to lead his Cornhusker teammates to a 26-21 victory over Clemson in the Gator Bowl New Year’s Day (1-1-09). Despite his ugly first half, Ganz walked home with the Most Valuable Player trophy.

2008 Capital One Bowl – Showcase Bowl Turns Into a Yawner As Georgia Tips Michigan State, 24-12

No. 16-ranked Georgia (9-3) and No. 19-ranked Michigan State (9-3) both came into the Capital One Bowl with the requisite hype. After all, when you get past the 5 featured BCS bowl games, the next best bowl game among the 34 being played this year is the Capital One Bowl. Unfortunately, what could have been a great game became a yawner with the Spartans on the losing end, 24-12, New Year’s Day (1-1-09).

2008 Outback Bowl – Gamecocks Not Ready For Prime Time As Iowa Hawkeyes, Shonn Green Win

Coach Steve Spurrier is looking for someone who can actually play quarterback for his South Carolina Gamecocks. His starting quarterback in the Outback Bowl was playing for the wrong team, giving up 4 turnovers in his first 4 possessions as the Iowa Hawkeyes with Shonn Greene won easily, 31-10. Read more about how inept South Carolina is at the moment.

2008 Music City Bowl – Vandy Upsets Boston College, 16-14, Claims First Bowl Victory in 53 Years

Vanderbilt came into the Music City Bowl as an underdog facing the Boston College Eagles, who were ranked 6th in the nation in least yards allowed and tops in the country in turnovers. The Commodores, despite being held to 200 yards and only 1 conversion in 15 third-down attempts, left the stadium with a 16-14 victory. Learn how they made it happen.

BCS Championship Game Decides NCAA Football Best Conference Title

The bowl season has brought the usual conference head-to-head competitions in NCAA football, and the result for the “Best Conference” title comes down to the BCS Championship game. There were 33 bowl games between December 20th and January 6th involving 11 different conferences.

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