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No. 11 LSU knocks off No. 7 UCF 40-32 in Fiesta Bowl

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Joe Burrow watched the ball land in an opposing player’s hands and immediately gave chase. Locked in on preventing a pick six, LSU’s quarterback didn’t see Joey Connors, Central Florida’s 313-pound defensive lineman, bearing down on him. With a thunderous, blindside collision , Burrow found himself flat on his back, woozy and wondering what happened. Minutes ...

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UCF’s championship claims die on the field at Fiesta Bowl

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — There will be no self-proclaimed national championship for Central Florida this year. Just some jokes at the Knights’ expense. LSU snapped UCF’s 25-game winning streak with a 40-32 victory at the Fiesta Bowl on Tuesday, spoiling the small-conference school’s bid for more recognition. Tigers quarterback Joe Burrow dissected the Knights’ secondary for 394 yards and four ...

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Snell runs wild, No. 16 Kentucky holds off No. 13 Penn State

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Winning 10 games, beating Penn State on New Year’s Day, and finishing in the Top 20 is no small deal for the Kentucky Wildcats. So when Mark Stoops took a seat on the podium flanked by linebacker Josh Allen and running back Benny Snell Jr. after Tuesday’s 27-24 victory in the Citrus Bowl, the coach understandably ...

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Kentucky Wildcats 27, Penn State 24

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Benny Snell Jr. ran for 144 yards and two touchdowns to become Kentucky‘s career rushing leader and help the 16th-ranked Wildcats wrap up their best season in more than four decades with a 27-24 victory over No. 13 Penn State in the Citrus Bowl on Tuesday. Snell scored on runs of 2 and 12 yards in ...

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LSU Tigers 40, UCF Knights 32

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Joe Burrow shook off a vicious early hit to throw for 394 yards and four touchdowns, helping No. 11 LSU end No. 7 Central Florida’s 25-game winning streak with a 40-32 victory in the Fiesta Bowl on Tuesday. LSU (10-3, No. 11 CFP) started its first Fiesta Bowl without several key players on defense and fell ...

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Broncos offer mixed bag for next head coach

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Whoever replaces Vance Joseph as the Denver Broncos‘ fourth head coach in six seasons may not find a franchise quarterback awaiting him. What he will find is a roster packed with promise. The Broncos (6-10) had a terrific infusion of youth last season led by running back Phillip Lindsay , the first undrafted offensive rookie ever ...

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Oklahoma State tops No. 24 Missouri 38-33 in Liberty Bowl

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Taylor Cornelius tied a Liberty Bowl record with four touchdown passes and Kolby Peel made a critical fourth-down stop with 1:01 left as Oklahoma State edged No. 24 Missouri 38-33 in the Liberty Bowl on Monday. Missouri (8-5) faced fourth-and-1 when quarterback Drew Lock attempted a keeper around the right end. Peel made an ankle tackle ...

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