Bowled Over

Santa's season has arrived, and with corporate help far and wide, college football will not subside
December 23, 2013

DECEMBER

SATURDAY 21

2 P.M.

GILDAN NEW MEXICO BOWL

Colorado State vs. Washington State

@ Albuquerque

3:30 P.M.

ROYAL PURPLE LAS VEGAS BOWL

Fresno State vs. USC

@ Las Vegas

5:30 P.M.

FAMOUS IDAHO POTATO BOWL

Buffalo vs. San Diego State

@ Boise

9 P.M.

R+L CARRIERS NEW ORLEANS BOWL

Tulane vs. UL Lafayette

@ New Orleans

SUNDAY 22

Proof that being first doesn't mean you're a Winner

Boise in December

DEREK CARR

What they lose in ratings they'll save in travel costs

MONDAY 23

2 P.M.

BEEF 'O' BRADY'S ST. PETERSBURG BOWL

East Carolina vs. Ohio

@ St. Petersburg

KHALIL MACK

It's a restaurant chain—somewhere

TUESDAY 24

8 P.M.

SHERATON HAWAII BOWL

Boise State vs. Oregon State

@ Honolulu

Hawaii in December

NEW BOISE COACH BRYAN HARSIN

WEDNESDAY 25

Day when people give each other gifts to make up for the lack of football!

JORDAN LYNCH

THURSDAY 26

6 P.M.

LITTLE CAESARS PIZZA BOWL

Bowling Green vs. Pittsburgh

@ Detroit

9:30 P.M.

SAN DIEGO COUNTY CU POINSETTIA BOWL

Northern Illinois vs. Utah State

@ San Diego

Can't we merge these two?

FRIDAY 27

2:30 P.M.

MILITARY BOWL

Marshall vs. Maryland

@ Annapolis, Md.

JERRY KILL

6 P.M.

TEXAS BOWL

Minnesota vs. Syracuse

@ Houston

9:30 P.M.

FIGHT HUNGER BOWL

BYU vs. Washington

@ San Francisco

SATURDAY 28

NOON

NEW ERA PINSTRIPE BOWL

Notre Dame vs. Rutgers

@ Bronx, N.Y.

3:20 P.M.

BELK BOWL

Cincinnati vs. North Carolina

@ Charlotte

6:45 P.M.

RUSSELL ATHLETIC BOWL

Louisville vs. Miami

@ Orlando

10:15 P.M.

BUFFALO WILD WINGS BOWL

Kansas State vs. Michigan

@ Tempe, Ariz.

SUNDAY 29

Fantasy vs. reality, Jim Delaney style

Home for the holidays

ACC vs. SEC Round 1

Teddy vs. the school he spurned

TEDDY BRIDGEWATER

MONDAY 30

11:45 A.M.

BELL HELICOPTER ARMED FORCES BOWL

Middle Tennessee vs. Navy

@ Fort Worth

3:15 P.M.

FRANKLIN AMER. MORT. MUSIC CITY BOWL

Georgia Tech vs. Ole Miss

@ Nashville

6:45 P.M.

VALERO ALAMO BOWL

Oregon vs. Texas

@ San Antonio

10:15 P.M.

NATIONAL UNIVERSITY HOLIDAY BOWL

Arizona State vs. Texas Tech

@ San Diego

JANUARY

TUESDAY 31

12:30 P.M.

ADVOCARE V100 BOWL

Arizona vs. Boston College

@ Shreveport, La.

2 P.M.

HYUNDAI SUN BOWL

UCLA vs. Virginia Tech

@ El Paso

4 P.M.

AUTOZONE LIBERTY BOWL

Mississippi State vs. Rice

@ Memphis

ACC vs. SEC Round 2

8 P.M.

CHICK-FIL-A BOWL

Duke vs. Texas A&M

@ Atlanta

WEDNESDAY 1

NOON

TAXSLAYER.COM GATOR BOWL

Georgia vs. Nebraska

@ Jacksonville

NOON

HEART OF DALLAS BOWL

North Texas vs. UNLV

@ Dallas

1 P.M.

CAPITAL ONE BOWL

South Carolina vs. Wisconsin

@ Orlando

1 P.M.

OUTBACK BOWL

Iowa vs. LSU

@ Tampa

5 P.M.

ROSE BOWL

Michigan State vs. Stanford

@ Pasadena

8:30 P.M.

TOSTITOS FIESTA BOWL

Baylor vs. UCF

@ Glendale, Ariz.

THURSDAY 2

8:30 P.M.

ALLSTATE SUGAR BOWL

Alabama vs. Oklahoma

@ New Orleans

Aka the Unloved Coaches Bowl

Tampa: Where even the onions are bloomin'

First to 10 points wins

FRIDAY 3

7:30 P.M.

AT&T COTTON BOWL

Missouri vs. Oklahoma State

@ Arlington, Texas

Big Eight Big 12 flashback

8 P.M.

DISCOVER ORANGE BOWL

Clemson vs. Ohio State

@ Miami Gardens, Fla.

The Name Game: Urban=Bratton Dabo=----?

BRYCE PETTY

SATURDAY 4

1 P.M.

BBVA COMPASS BOWL

Houston vs. Vanderbilt

@ Birmingham

A first: Vandy goes to Bama as a favorite

TAJH BOYD

SUNDAY 5

9 P.M.

GODADDY BOWL

Arkansas State vs. Ball State

@ Mobile

JAMES FRANKLIN

MONDAY 6

8:30 P.M.

BCS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

Florida State vs. Auburn

@ Pasadena

ACC vs. SEC Rounds 3--15

P. 38

MLB Off-season winners?

P. 40

Extra Mustard

P. 43

Faces in the Crowd

P. 44

Dan Patrick

Johnny Manziel

P. 46

The Case for

Maurice Creek

PHOTO ILLUSTRATIONILLUSTRATION BY DARROW PHOTOTHEARON W. HENDERSON/GETTY IMAGES (CARR) PHOTOMIKE GROLL/AP (MACK) PHOTOKYLE GREEN/THE IDAHO STATESMAN/AP (HARSIN) PHOTOTODD ROSENBERG FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (LYNCH) PHOTOANN HEISENFELT/AP (KILL) PHOTOAL TIELEMANS/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (BRIDGEWATER) PHOTODAVID EULITT FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (PETTY) PHOTOAL TIELEMANS/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (BOYD) PHOTOMARK HUMPHREY/AP (FRANKLIN) PHOTOSTREETER LECKA/GETTY IMAGES (TROPHY) PHOTOBILL FRAKES/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (COVER, WINSTON); DAVID E. KLUTHO (COVER, WHITE) TWO ILLUSTRATIONS

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Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)