When I said I resigned myself to watch as many bowl games as I could I wasn’t kidding. I viewed quite a number even if it was not the whole game I still saw a great deal. Get a load of some of those bowl game names, I love it. Many of the games were poorly attended but the players played like it was a full house. The games even produced big emotions at the end many times. Good for the players, the coaches and the fans. That’s what it’s all about, right? Damn straight. See you in September.
New Orleans Bowl – Boring. Hell even I couldn’t get into it, but I did watch most of it.
LA Lafayette 13 Nevada 3
Potato Bowl – Why is it every game I watch in this stadium, Boise State with the blue rug, it’s always snowing or raining or something crappy. It looked like there were about 17 people there. Of course bringing in teams from far off didn’t exactly help attendance.
Air Force 38 Western Michigan 24
Camellia Bowl – Bowling Green throws the Hail Mary to win it, otherwise forgettable.
Bowling Green 33 South Alabama 28
Miami Beach Bowl – Big fight at the end. Bad ending to a good hard fought game.
Memphis 55 Brigham Young 48
Boca Ratan Bowl – Marshall had one receiver with 18 catches. Marshall rolls.
Marshall52 Northern Illinois 23
Pointesettia Bowl – Navy pulls out a squeeker at the end. Good low scoring game.
Navy 17 San Diego State 16
Bahamas Bowl – Central Michigan makes a hell of a comeback only to miss the two point conversion to win it at the end.
Western Kentucky 49 Central Michigan 48
Hawaii Bowl – Rice rolls. I was very surprised here.
Rice 30 Fresno State 6
Heart of Dallas Bowl – Actually I thought Illinois was the better team but they kept self destructing.
Louisiana State 38 Illinois 17
Quick Lane Bowl – This surprised me too. Is Rutgers that good?
Rutgers 40 North Carolina 21
Military Bowl – The only fumble fumble touchdown play I ever saw
Virginia Tech 33 Cincinnati 17
Independence Bowl – Good competitive game.
South Carolina 24 Miami 21
Pinstripe Bowl – Penn State acted like they won the National Title at the end. That’s what the bowls are all about.
Penn State 31 Boston College 30
Holiday Bowl – Prayer not answered at the end. Why did Nebraska let their coach go?!?
USC 45 Nebraska 42
Russell Athletic Bowl – The Tigers could do NO wrong. The Sooners are better than this showing.
Clemson 40 Oklahoma 6
Music City Bowl – Good competitive game. ND re-finds it’s life. FG to win.
Notre Dame 31 LSU 28
Peach Bowl – Over before it started. TCU tries to make a point.
TCU 42 Ole Miss 3
Fiesta Bowl – Boise quarterback play was outstanding.
Boise State 38 Arizona 30
Orange Bowl – The Ramblin Wreck’s triple option is hard to contain.
Georgia Tech 49 Mississippi 34
Outback Bowl – First OT game of the bowl season was great ending to a great game. Maybe the best bowl game of the bowl season.
Wisconsin 34 Auburn 31
Cotton Bowl – The Bears blew it. Bad! Now this may be the best bowl game of the season.
Michigan State 42 Baylor 41
Rose Bowl – Ducks speed ruled the day. The turnover didn’t hurt either.
Oregon 59 Florida State 20
Sugar Bowl – Alabama beat at their own game. Good competitive game however.
Ohio State 42 Alabama 35
Alamo Bowl – The game doesn’t matter. Bill Snyder is a favorite coach of mine.
UCLA 40 Kansas State 35
Birmingham Bowl – Good journeyman game. Gators one step ahead the whole way.
Florida 28 East Carolina 20
GoDaddy Bowl – Speed speed hurry up speed and more speed. Really no fun to watch, so I stopped in the first.
Toldeo 63 Arkansas State 44
National title Game – Buckeye’s literally beat up the Ducks, badly. An ass whipping at it’s finest, and with a third string quarterback too.
Ohio State 42 Oregon 20
Didn’t see any of the:
New Mexico Bowl
Las Vegas Bowl
St. Petersburg Bowl
Foster Farms Bowl
Armed Forces Bowl