Picking the Bowl Victors – Part Two

December 16, 2016

Here’s part two of our tour through the bowls:

Part one is here.

Thursday, December 29

Birmingham Bowl:
South Florida vs. South Carolina   

Gamecocks rock Legion Field.


Belk Bowl:
Arkansas vs. Virginia Tech    

Hokies head coach Justin Fuente has answers.


Alamo Bowl:
Colorado vs. Oklahoma State

Cowboys eek out a close one.

Friday, December 30
Liberty Bowl:
TCU vs. Georgia

Frogs get another bowl win over a SEC team.


Sun Bowl:
Stanford vs. North Carolina  

UNC always plays well in El Paso.


Music City Bowl:
Nebraska vs. Tennessee

Huskers strum a tune on the Vols.


Arizona Bowl:
South Alabama vs. Air Force

Falcons back on target.


Orange Bowl:
Michigan vs. Florida State

Coach Harbaugh is still mad. His Wolverines are too.

Saturday, December 31
Citrus Bowl:
LSU vs. Louisville

Mike the Tiger doesn’t care who won the Heisman.


TaxSlayer Bowl:
Georgia Tech vs. Kentucky

Ramblin’ Wreck’s option game too taxing for Wildcats.



Washington vs. Alabama

Tide still too strong, no matter how husky Washington tries to get.

Ohio State vs. Clemson

Football gods right a wrong and Clemson gets another shot at Bama.

Monday, January 2
Outback Bowl:
Florida vs. Iowa

Hawkeyes excited, Gators bored.

Cotton Bowl:
Wisconsin vs. Western Michigan

Badgers love MAC & cheese.


Rose Bowl:
USC vs. Penn State   

Nittany Lions are an angry bunch. (See TCU in the 2014 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl).


Sugar Bowl:
Oklahoma vs. Auburn

Sooners’ Boom rattles the Tigers, er … Eagles … that still confuses me.

Monday, January 9
College Football Playoff National Championship Game in Tampa Bay:

Alabama vs. Clemson

Tigers’ hunger, plus a few ill-timed turnovers do ‘Bama in.

Thanks for reading Extra Points throughout 2016. I hope you get something out of the entries, and I’m looking forward to a great 2017. Until then….

Merry Christmas to All.

And to All,

Kick ‘Em High!