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Wisconsin Badgers predictions: Pinstripe Bowl vs. Miami

Wisconsin’s season finally comes to an end Thursday (I’m sure some might say mercifully) against Miami in the Pinstripe Bowl. Really, who knows what to expect. The Badgers will have Jack Coan at quarterback instead of Alex Hornibrook. The move has so shook Vegas that the line hasn’t moved since the announcement — UW is a three-point underdog. Miami apparently ...

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College Football rankings: Top 25 scores, schedule for bowl games

Share It’s college football bowl season. Below, find Top 25 scores and schedule for the bowl games. All rankings are the College Football Playoff rankings. On Saturday, No. 21 Fresno State beat Arizona State in the Las Vegas Bowl. The Bulldogs were the first ranked team to play in their bowl game this season. The top four teams are Alabama, Clemson, Notre ...

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Points at a premium between Cal and TCU at Cheez-It Bowl

PHOENIX (AP) — The newly named Cheez-It Bowl has a history of points coming in bunches, with six of the past seven games producing at least one team scoring 30 points or more. This year’s Cheez-It Bowl might be lucky to have 30 combined points. California and TCU have two of the nation’s best defenses and are among the worst ...

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California faces TCU in Cheez-It Bowl in Phoenix

PHOENIX (AP) — Cheez-It Bowl: California (7-5) vs. TCU (6-6), Dec. 26, 9 p.m. EST (ESPN) Line: Cal by 1. Series Record: First meeting. WHAT’S AT STAKE Cal is looking for its first bowl win in its second season under coach Justin Wilcox after becoming bowl eligible for the first time since 2015. TCU had to win its final regular-season ...

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Quick Lane Bowl features a contrast in styles

DETROIT — Paul Johnson simply wants some time off. First things first, though: The 61-year-old coach will lead Georgia Tech for the final time Wednesday against Minnesota in the Quick Lane Bowl. “This is my 40th straight year of coaching without a break, and it’s probably time for a break,” Johnson said. “That’s kind of unheard of in this profession. ...

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Ga Tech aims to send Johnson out as winner against Minnesota

DETROIT (AP) — Paul Johnson simply wants some time off. First things first, though: The 61-year-old coach will lead Georgia Tech for the final time Wednesday against Minnesota in the Quick Lane Bowl. “This is my 40th straight year of coaching without a break, and it’s probably time for a break,” Johnson said. “That’s kind of unheard of in this ...

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Kyler, Tua and ‘Generation Z’ QBs take over college football

Trent Dilfer has been head coach for the national high school quarterback competition known as Elite 11 since 2011, and even in that short period of time the quality of players coming through the program has drastically improved. “We’ve always had our handful of clearly the best,” said Dilfer, the former first-round NFL draft pick and Super Bowl-winning quarterback with ...

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BC gets play-caller back for bowl match with Boise, Rypien

DALLAS (AP) — Boston College coach Steve Addazio will have his play-caller for one more game before Scot Loeffler takes over at Bowling Green for good. Just think of the SERVPRO First Responders Bowl against No. 23 Boise State on Wednesday as a one-game reunion after Loeffler spent most of the past month getting ready for his new job. “He ...

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FSU hires former Houston assistant Kendal Briles to be offensive coordinator, QBs coach

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State has hired former Houston assistant Kendal Briles as its offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. The school announced Briles’ hiring on Sunday but did not disclose the terms. Briles replaces Walt Bell, who took the head coaching position at UMass earlier this month. Briles resigned Saturday from Houston (8-5) after the Cougars finished the season ...

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