Monday, December 24, 2012

Game Day Goulash: Johnny Manziel, A.J. McCarron, Cody Vaz, and more.

Game Day Goulash - Yes, there's actually a bowl game tonight. 

Aloha, oi!
Fresno State and SMU face each other in the Hawaii Bowl Christmas Eve night  (8pm ET, ESPN)in the only time young men wish they weren't in Hawaii for Christmas. (

Manditory Johnny Manziel item of the day.
Texas A&M Heisman Trophy winning starting quarterback Johnny Manziel "can throw just as good as he can run." Because Oklahoma defensive tackle Jamarkus McFarland said so. Texas A&M and Oklahoma face each other in the 2013 Cotton Bowl. (The Norman Transcript)

Alabama QB A.J. McCarron is "a grizzled veteran." 
Because Don Kausler Jr. said so. (

Cody wants a pony.
Quarterback Cody Vaz has been given the starting job for Oregon State against Texas in the Alamo Bowl. (AP/Yahoo! Sports)

And here's to you, Mr. Robinson. 
Mark Snyder sees the 2013 Outback Bowl as a way for Michigan QB Denard Robinson to make up for a injury-hampered 2012 season. (The Detroit Free Press)

A first rounder?
Clemson offensive coordinator Chad Morris believes the Tigers' QB Tajh Boyd could someday be a first-round NFL Draft pick. (The New Orleans Times-Picayune)

The Big Ten needs to win three bowl games this season.
Because Graham Filler said so. (Off Tackle Empire)


Oh look at the weed eaters falling out of the sky! Oh look at the weed eaters falling out of the sky! 
The Poulan Weed Eater Independence Bowl nabs the top spot in Phil Watson's list of "The 10 Most Ridiculous College Football Bowl Game Names." It's either a prime example of common sense, or an uncalled for attack on the capitalist system. (Yahoo! Sports)