College Bowl game on today, it’s the Miami Beach Bowl. BYU at 8-4 takes on Memphis at 9-3. BYU had an up and down season, starting with 4 wins then losing 4 in a row. Memphis finished the season win 6 straight wins and their best season after coming off 4 straight losing seasons.

 

Tomorrow, December 23rd, is the Boca Raton Bowl with Marshall at 12-1 taking on Northern Illinois at 11-2. Marshall was undefeated heading to week 14 and cracked the top 25 at 24, but they lost their final game knocking them out of a big bowl appearance. Northern Illinois beat Big 10 member Northwestern to prove it could play outside the MAC conference but lost to SEC’s Arkansas 52-14.

Also on the 23rd is the Poinsettia Bowl in San Diego. Navy (6-5) will face San Diego State (7-5). Navy won some big games this year beating a 9-3 Georgia Southern team and week a 2 win over Temple. They won the Army-Navy game this year too. San Diego State saw all their 7 wins by double digits, the biggest against another service team, Air Force 30-14. The problem has been giving up a lead. In 3 of their loses they were leading going in to the final quarter.