Saturday, December 29, 2012

Game Day Goulash: Aaron Murray, Lane Kiffin , bowls, and more.

Game Day Goulash

Your Saturday bowl schedule.

All Bowls on ESPN unless otherwise noted. All times Eastern.

Armed Forces Bowl - Air Force vs. Rice (11:45 am)

Pinstripe Bowl - West Virginia vs. Syracuse (3:15 pm)

Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl - Navy vs. Arizona St. (4:00 pm, ESPN2)

Alamo Bowl - Texas vs. Oregon St. (6:45 pm)

Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl - TCU vs. Michigan St. (10:15 pm)

This state of Independence shall be. 
Ohio defeats Louisiana-Monroe 45-14 in the Independence Bowl. (AP?Yahoo! Sports)

Hokies beat Rutgers.
Virginia Tech manages to defeat Rutgers in overtime 13-10 in the Russel Athletic Bowl. (AP/Yahoo! Sports)

Red Raiders beat Golden Gophers.
Texas Tech defeats Minnesota 34-31 in the 2012 Meineke Car Care Bowl. (AP/Yahoo! Sports)

Take a Chance On Me.
Don Kausler Jr. profiles Alabama left guard Chance Warmack, including his preparations for facing the Tides BCS title game opponent, Notre Dame. (

That Don't Impress Me Much.
Nebraska quarterback Taylor Martinez describes the defense of the Huskers' 2013 Capital One Bowl opponent Georgia as being "another typical Big Ten defense." (The Athens Banner-Herald)

Should I Stay Or Should I Go?
Georgia QB Aaron Murray still hasn't made a decision yet about staying in Athens for his senior year, or declaring for the 2013 NFL Draft. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

Out in the West Texas town of El Paso.
Conquest Chronicles looks at the mess USC and its head football coach Lane Kiffin have caused in El Paso while preparing for their Sun Bowl appearance against Georgia Tech. 

You Could Have Been With Me (aka Obligatory Johnny Manziel item of the day).
Texas fans are still smarting over the fact that the Longhorns failed to successfully recruit both this year's  Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel, who wound up at Texas A&M, or last year's Heisman winner Robert Griffin III, who went to Baylor. (The Dallas Morning News)

Sooners suspend McGee.
Oklahoma suspends defensive tackle Stack McGee for the 2013 Cotton Bowl after his arrest on Christmas Eve for DUI. (AP/Yahoo! Sports)