CBR Goes Bowling: Outback Bowl

Outback Bowl Michigan State Spartans vs. Georgia Bulldogs Jan. 2, 1:00 pm ET Raymond James Stadium (Tampa, Fla.) Website: TV: ABC Line: Georgia -2.0 The Spartans are coming off that tough loss to Wisconsin in the Big Ten championship game, and Michigan State would have loved nothing more than ending its Rose Bowl drought. […]

CBR Goes Bowling: Hyundai Sun Bowl

Hyundai Sun Bowl   Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs Utah Utes   Dec. 31, 2:00 pm ET   Sun Bowl Stadium (El Paso, Texas)   Website:   TV: ESPN   Line: Georgia Tech -2   Making This All Possible: Hyundai. The Korean car builder is the title sponsor for 2010 until 2013 and the fact […]

CBR Goes Bowling: Chick-fil-A Bowl

Chick-fil-A Bowl Auburn Tigers vs. Virginia Cavaliers Dec. 31, 7:30 pm Georgia Dome (Atlanta, Georgia) Website: TV: ESPN Line: Auburn -3 Originally known as the Peach Bowl, this game dates back to 1968 when LSU defeated Florida State 31-27 for a total bowl payout of $460,000. By 2011, the Peach has morphed into the […]

CBR Goes Bowling: Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl

Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl UCLA Bruins vs. Illinois Fighting Illini Dec. 31, 3:30 pm EST AT&T Park (San Francisco) TV: ESPN Line: Illinois -3 Listen, Kraft, if you really want to make a dent in fighting hunger, I suggest giving us something better than this schlock. This game is notable for the fact that it […]

CBR Goes Bowling: Gator Bowl Gator Bowl Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Florida Gators Jan. 2, 1:00 pm ET EverBank Field (Jacksonville, Fla.) Website: TV: ESPN2 Line: Florida -1.5 This is why I love bowl games so much. Neither Ohio State nor Florida had the type of season either program is used to, but now that the Buckeyes have […]

Valero Alamo Bowl: Baylor, Washington Pander To Our Basest Desires

The usual football lexicon doesn’t apply to what college football fans witnessed Thursday night in the Baylor Bears’ 67-56 win over the Washington Huskies in the Alamo Bowl. “Slugfest” – get out of here. “Shootout” – doesn’t even begin to describe a game in which the teams combined for more than 120 points and 1,397 […]

CBR Goes Bowling: New Era Pinstripe Bowl

New Era Pinstripe Bowl Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs. Iowa State Cyclones December 30, 3:20 p.m. EST Yankee Stadium (Bronx, New York) TV: ESPN Line: Rutgers -1.0 The Big East and Big 12 will clash on the diamond known more for Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez as Rutgers and Iowa State meet in the second annual […]

CBR Goes Bowling: AutoZone Liberty Bowl

AutoZone Liberty Bowl Vanderbilt Commodores vs. Cincinnati Bearcats December 31, 3:30 p.m. EST Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN) TV: ABC Line: Vanderbilt -1 ½ It’ll be a story of redemption in Memphis on New Year’s Eve, as two programs that were left for dead in August have been reborn, and will look to conclude their 2011 […]

CBR Goes Bowling: Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl

Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl BYU vs Tulsa Dec. 30, 12:00 pm Gerald J. Ford Stadium (Dallas, TX) Website: TV: ESPN Line: Tulsa -1 The Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl will match the Tulsa Golden Hurricane (8-4, 7-1) – making its 18th bowl appearance under the direction of first year head coach Bill Blankenship […]

CBR Goes Bowling: Insight Bowl

Insight Bowl Iowa Hawkeyes vs. Oklahoma Sooners December 30, 10:00 p.m. EST Sun Devil Stadium (Tempe, AZ) Website: TV: ESPN Line: Oklahoma -14 Overall, the biggest storyline heading into this game, might be that the Oklahoma Sooners are in fact here at all. A season which started with hopes of playing in a BCS […]

Military Bowl: 83 Points, 1,706 Total Yards Later, Toledo Defeats Air Force, 42-41

The Military Bowl has not been kind to college football’s service academy teams. Four years after Navy dropped the inaugural Military Bowl to Wake Forest, Air Force’s efforts came up just short against Toledo. Air Force’s two-point conversion attempt with under a minute to play failed to catch Toledo off-guard, and  ultimately cost the Falcons the game as […]