Winston was the most-mentioned Florida State player on Twitter during the game, followed by Dalvin Cook and Karlos Williams Sr. The most-mentioned Oregon players were Marcus Mariota, Darren Carrington and Charles Nelson.
In the Sugar Bowl, the most-talked about moment on Twitter was the end of the game, when Ohio State safety Tyvis Powell intercepted Alabama quarterback Blake Simms’ Hail Mary attempt. The next most-talked about moment was an 85-yard touchdown run by Buckeyes running back Ezekiel Elliott in the fourth quarter.
There were 2.4 million tweets sent related to the Rose Bowl on Thursday, and 2.3 million related to the Sugar Bowl.
- Molly Geary