College football bowl games are upon us as the 2022 postseason begin this past weekend. The action kicked off on Friday, Dec. 16 and continued its first weekend into Saturday, Dec. 17. In the first weekend of bowl action, there were a total of eight bowl games with seven of those involving Group of Five […]
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Group of Five 2021-22 Bowl Second Half Recap & Highlights
The bowl season after the first weekend looked much like it did in the 2020-21 season as we saw several games canceled or opponents displaced because of the COVID-19 outbreaks amongst the teams. In fact, five bowl games were altogether canceled this season including four that involved Group of Five squads. But the big story […]
Group of Five 2020-21 Bowl Week 2 Recap & Highlights
There were four bowl games in the second and final bowl week involving Group of Five teams. Late game action for the three games involving G5 versus Power Five schools all cost the G5 teams really in winning their contests. Cincinnati had a big chance to show that they were one of the best teams […]
CSJ 2020 Taxslayer Gator Bowl Preview: Indiana vs. Tennessee, How to Watch and Fearless Predictions
Tennessee will look to cap the 2019 season with its sixth straight win as the Volunteers take on Indiana in the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl. The Big Orange are playing in their first bowl game since the 2016 Music City Bowl.
Notre Dame Rolls Past Cyclones 33-9 in Camping World Bowl
Notre Dame turned two early miscues into 10 points that fueled a 33-9 win over the Cyclones on Dec. 28 in the Camping World Bowl in Orlando.
Mond Leads Texas A&M Past Cowboys 24-21 in Texas Bowl
Aggie quarterback Kellen Mond ran for a career-high 117 yards and threw one touchdown pass to help Texas A&M rally to defeat Oklahoma State 24-21.
Louisiana Tech Outlast Hurricanes 14-0 In Independence Bowl
J’Mar Smith passed for one touchdown and ran for another with just over one minute remaining in the game as Louisiana Tech blanked the Hurricanes 14-0 on Thursday in Shreveport.
CSJ 2019 Capital One Orange Bowl Preview: Florida vs. Virginia, How to Watch and Fearless Predictions
The game will mark Virginia’s first appearance in the Orange Bowl. The Cavaliers are 9-4 overall and the ACC Coastal Division champion. The Orange Bowl will mark UVA’s 21st bowl appearance and third consecutive under fourth-year head coach Bronco Mendenhall.
CSJ 2019 Redbox Bowl Preview: California vs. Illinois, How to Watch and Fearless Predictions
Illinois is making its 19th bowl appearance in school history, but the first under Lovie Smith and the Fighting Illini are looking to get back in the win column against the Golden Bears.
CSJ 2019 New Era Pinstripe Bowl Preview: Michigan State vs. Wake Forest, How to Watch and Fearless Predictions
In a way it’s very fitting that Michigan State returns to the Bronx to play a football game, as there is an amazing Michigan State and Fordham connection.
CSJ 2019 USO Military Bowl Preview: Temple vs. North Carolina, How to Watch and Fearless Predictions
Mack Brown took on the challenge of getting North Carolina back into postseason play in November of 2018, and a year later, after some dancing, some oh-so-close monumental upsets and some agonizing losses, Mack has brought North Carolina back. All that’s left for him to so is get a win and head into the offseason with a winning record.
CSJ 2019 Camping World Bowl Preview: Iowa State vs. Notre Dame, How to Watch and Fearless Predictions
This year’s Camping World Bowl features a pair of teams with bowl resumes on opposite sides of the spectrum with Iowa State appearing in a bowl for just the 15th time in school history.
CSJ 2019 Walk On’s Independence Bowl, Louisiana Tech vs. Miami, How To Watch and Fearless Predictions
The first Independence Bowl was played in 1977 and saw Louisiana Tech defeat Louisville 24-14. Louisville returned the following season and dropped a 35-13 decision to East Carolina. Louisiana Tech also appeared in two other Independence Bowls, a 34-34 tie against Maryland in 1990 and a 17-10 win over Northern Illinois in 2008.
CSJ 2019 SoFi Hawaii Bowl Preview: BYU vs. Hawai’i, How To Watch and Fearless Predictions
BYU vs. Hawai’i (New Orleans Bowl) When: Tuesday, December 24th, 8:00 PM EST/3:00 PM HST Where: Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, Hawai’i TV/Streaming: ESPN, WatchESPN (subscription req’d) Hawai’i Bowl History (Last 6) Dec. 22nd, 2018: Louisiana Tech 31, Hawai’i 14 Dec. 24th, 2017: Fresno State 33, Houston 27 Dec. 24th, 2016: Hawai’i 52, Middle Tennessee State 35 Dec. 24th, […]
No Kiffin, No Problem for Owls In Boca Raton Bowl: FAU Beats SMU, 52-28
The Owls’ perfection in bowl games remained intact as Florida Atlantic cruised past SMU 52-28 to win the Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl on Dec. 21 at FAU Stadium.
Liberty Defense Shines in Cure Bowl Triumph, 23-16 Over Georgia Southern
A history-making season at Liberty was capped in the most perfect of ways as the Flames shut down Georgia Southern’s vaunted rushing attack and defeated the Eagles 23-16 to capture the 2019 FBC Mortgage Cure Bowl on Saturday in front of 18,158 fans at Exploria Stadium.
CSJ 2019 R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl Preview: Appalachian State vs. UAB, How To Watch and Fearless Predictions
Appalachian State vs. UAB (New Orleans Bowl) When: Saturday, December 21st, 9:00 PM EST Where: Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, Louisiana TV/Streaming: ESPN, WatchESPN (subscription req’d) New Orleans Bowl History (Last 6) Dec. 15th, 2018: Appalachian State 45, Middle Tennessee State 13 Dec. 16th, 2017: Troy 50, North Texas 30 Dec. 17th, 2016: Southern Miss 28, Louisiana-Lafayette […]
COULSON: Former Lineman Shawn Clark Returns To Appalachian State As Head Coach
Clark’s incredible journey came full-circle on Friday afternoon when he was introduced as the 22nd head football coach at Appalachian State.
CSJ 2019 Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl Preview: Florida Atlantic vs. SMU, How To Watch and Fearless Predictions
Kiffin, a veteran of many coaching jobs in his career, both college and pro, resigned following FAU’s 49-6 win over UAB in the C-USA championship game to become the head coach at Ole Miss. Defensive coordinator Glenn Spencer will be the interim coach for the bowl game and recently hired coach Willie Taggart will become the head coach of the Owls following the bowl game.
CSJ 2019 FBC Mortgage Cure Bowl Preview: Georgia Southern vs. Liberty, How To Watch and Fearless Predictions
Georgia Southern, winners of six Football Championship Subdivision national titles before making the transition to the FBS in 2014, is appearing in a bowl game for the third time in school history.
CSJ 2019 Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl Preview: Buffalo vs. Charlotte, How To Watch and Fearless Predictions
Happily for Bulls fans, Buffalo was able to reload, not rebuild, as they competed for the MAC East title all season and easily qualified for bowl eligibility with a 49-30 win over Toledo and, for good measure, pounded Bowling Green 49-7 the following week, leaving zero doubt.
CSJ 2019 Tropical Smoothie Cafe Frisco Bowl Preview: Kent State vs. Utah State, How To Watch and Fearless Predictions
Second-year coach Sean Lewis did an incredible job getting Kent State to its first bowl game since 2012 and just the fourth in team history.
2019-20 College Bowl Games for Group of Five Schools
The following will be the schedule for the college bowl games involving Group of Five schools. As expected, Memphis was the ranked the top Group of Five school and will play in the New Year’s Six Cotton Bowl in Arlington, Texas against Penn State on Dec. 28. A total of 22 bowl games will involve […]
Group of Five 2018-19 Bowl Week 2 Recap & Highlights
Nine bowl games involving Group of Five teams occurred before Christmas from Dec. 18 through Dec. 22. Army was the big record breaker this week in gaining its 11th win and did it record fashion with its most points and biggest margin of victory in its 70-14 win over Houston. Below are recaps and video […]
2018-19 College Bowl Games for Group of Five Schools
The following will be the schedule for the college bowl games involving Group of Five schools. As expected, UCF was the ranked the top Group of Five school and will play in the Fiesta Bowl in Glendive, Arizona against Louisiana State to try to keep its 28-game winning streak in tack and to finish 2018 […]
2018 Bowl Ties and Eligible Teams for the Group of Five
The following are all the bowl ties for all of FBS schools. The ties are shown that involve Group of Five schools. Those ties are highlighted in bold. Remember the top Group of Five school (which should be undefeated UCF) is guaranteed on of the New Year’s Six Bowl games. Also, the complete list of […]
Group of Five 2017-18 Bowl Game Recaps
The following are video and links to the NCAA recaps of each bowl game. The American won four but lost three with the biggest being UCF’s win over Auburn in the Peach Bowl to finish the season as the only undefeated team in FBS play. Coach Scott Frost, who coached his last game for the […]
Appalachian State Blanks Rockets 34-0 In Dollar General Bowl
MOBILE, Ala. — Nate Woody was genuinely worried about the health of his defense when he met a group Mountaineer fans Saturday morning at the team’s hotel several hours before the Dollar General Bowl. Woody quickly rattled off a list of his walking wounded. But the veteran defensive coordinator and his Mountaineer cohorts had little […]