Thursday, December 26, 2013

Bowl Game Day Goulash: Mack Brown, Jordan Lynch, Connor Shaw, and (shock!) bowl games.

Bowl Game Day Goulash - Back to the bowl game grind edition.

After taking a day off for both Christmas and NBA domination, college football bowl season resumes with two bowl games this evening. Hey, what else to you have to do the day after Christmas?


Bowl Games

Pizza Pizza.
Graham Watson previews tonight's Little Caesars Bowl featuring Pitt vs. Bowling Green. (Dr. Saturday)

Crossing Jordan. 
Watson previews the Poinsettia Bowl matchup between Northern Illinois and Utah State. It will be the final college game for NIU senior quarterback Jordan Lynch. (Dr. Saturday)

Give Me Liberty.
Alan Ferguson previews the Dec. 31 Liberty Bowl matchup between Mississippi State. (AP/Yahoo! Sports)

Ducks vs. Lame Duck.
Christian Corona previews the Dec. 30 Alamo Bowl confrontation between Oregon and Texas. It will be the final game for Longhorn head coach Mack Brown. (AP/Yahoo! Sports)

In other news....

Did He Jump or Was He Pushed?
Pat Forde reports that Mack Brown was forced out of the head coaching job at Texas by University of Texas president Bill Powers. (Yahoo! Sports)

Extended stay.
Georgia gets a longer look at Jacksonville than it usually does for the annual Georgia-Florida game as part of the week leading up to the Gator Bowl confrontation with Nebraska. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

Is Connor Shaw elite?
Barrett Sallee makes the case for South Carolina starting QB Connor Shaw being an elite QB. (Bleacher Report)

He's just not that into you.
Florida tight end Kent Taylor is transferring to Kansas. (ESPN)

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