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  • Mettenberger still draft hopeful Play Video

    December 4, 2013 9:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Fans were in appreciation of Zach Mettenberger's contributions to the LSU football team Wednesday as they learned he will not play in a bowl game due to a knee injury. Mettenberger was hit in his left knee during LSU's game against Arkansas Friday. The university said... more »
  • Mettenberger will miss LSU bowl game

    December 4, 2013 11:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU athletics officials confirmed today that Zach Mettenberger will not play the Tigers' bowl game due to his knee injury. Mettenberger was hurt during LSU's game against Arkansas Friday. ESPN reported Monday night he'd torn his ACL, but the university would not go into specifics about... more »
  • Alabama gets set for Irish offensive attack

    January 4, 2013 10:48 AM

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Alabama assistant coach Kirby Smart runs the stingiest defense in the country when it comes to yards allowed, but as he looks at Notre Dame, he sees plenty of reasons for concern. The second-ranked Crimson Tide play the No. 1 Fighting Irish on Monday in the... more »
  • Irish and Tide roll into Sunshine State

    January 3, 2013 10:41 AM

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Top-ranked Notre Dame and No. 2 Alabama are in Florida and continuing preparations for Monday night's BCS championship game. Both teams arrived in Fort Lauderdale yesterday afternoon for a matchup that was set more than a month ago. It's a return home for Crimson... more »
  • Championship classic: Notre Dame vs Alabama

    January 2, 2013 4:48 PM

    MIAMI - For even casual college football fans, No. 2 Alabama vs. No. 1 Notre Dame stands out as a classic matchup for the national title. While the schools may seem like opposites - one in the South and the other in the North, one public and one private -... more »
  • Gators take on Cardinals

    January 2, 2013 11:07 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The lone college football game of the day is the Sugar Bowl pitting fourth-ranked Florida against No. 22 Louisville. The 11-1 Gators are making their 40th bowl appearance after a regular-season loss to Georgia cost them a shot at a national championship. They are seeking their school-record... more »
  • Thompson's late TD pass decides Outback Bowl

    January 1, 2013 4:07 PM

    TAMPA, Fla. - Dylan Thompson came off the bench to throw a 32-yard touchdown pass with 11 seconds remaining Tuesday, giving No. 11 South Carolina a 33-28 victory over No. 19 Michigan in the Outback Bowl. Thompson replaced Connor Shaw during the winning drive, covering the final 43 yards after... more »
  • Murray's 5 TDs lift Georgia by Nebraska in Cap One

    January 1, 2013 4:05 PM

    ORLANDO, Fla. - Aaron Murray threw five touchdown passes to set a Georgia bowl record, including two in the fourth quarter, as the sixth-ranked Bulldogs beat No. 23 Nebraska 45-31 in the Capital One Bowl on Tuesday. Murray shook off a pair of first-half interceptions, including one returned for a... more »
  • Arkansas State names interim coach for bowl game

    December 6, 2012 10:31 AM

    JONESBORO, Ark. - Arkansas State says defensive coordinator John Thompson will serve as interim coach for the Red Wolves as they prepare to play No. 25 Kent State in the GoDaddy.com bowl next month. Thompson takes over for Gus Malzahn, who's leaving Arkansas State for Auburn after one season. Malzahn... more »
  • LSU fans anxious for bowl announcement Play Video

    November 29, 2012 5:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU fans will learn the post-season fate of their Tigers this Sunday, when the BCS bowl picks are announced. There's speculation the Tigers will go to the Cotton Bowl in Dallas Jan. 4, or the Chick-Fil-A Bowl in Atlanta on New Year's Eve. LSU superfan... more »
  • SEC-Big 12 meet, no update on Champions Bowl site

    October 11, 2012 10:31 AM

    UNDATED - The Southeastern Conference and Big 12 held a meeting to work out the details of their joint bowl game, including a host city. SEC spokesman Charles Bloom confirmed that representatives of the two leagues, including SEC Commissioner Mike Slive and Big 12 chief Bob Bowlsby, met Wednesday... more »
  • Tulane's Toledo talks turnaround, cites experience

    August 12, 2011 12:40 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - More than any time in his five-year tenure, Tulane coach Bob Toledo contends that talk of a turnaround is realistic. The Green Wave last appeared in a bowl game in 2002, and its 4-8 record in 2010 matched its best under Toledo, who inherited a massive... more »
  • A bowl game to start the season for LSU-UNC

    September 1, 2010 12:44 PM

    It's sort of like starting the season with a bowl game. For the third straight year, the Georgia Dome in Atlanta is the site for one of the biggest games of college football's long opening weekend. No. 21 LSU faces No. 18 North Carolina on Saturday night, making... more »
  • New bowl game announced

    September 30, 2009 9:51 AM

    A Big East team will face a team from the Big 12 Conference at Yankee Stadium in New York City in a new college football bowl game after the 2010 season. The conferences and the New York Yankees announced Wednesday they have agreed to a four-year deal to play... more »

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