further adventures in Jed York being unsuited for his position
I am going to do this now since I am depressed about the B1G at the moment.
These are on at the same time - Liberty Bowl is on ABC at 3:30 PM, and the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl is on at 3:30 PM on ESPN.
Liberty Bowl - because you wanted Cincinnati (9-3) and Vanderbilt (6-6), right? Right. That Vandy got here is probably going to be considered progress, for they went all of 2-10 in 2010. The Bearcats ended their season on a disappointing note (2-2 in their final four games), and probably want this game for validation. It's the Liberty Bowl, so whatever. I picked Cincinnati here.
The Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl - *snickers* Yes, one of the teams in this one has an overall losing record, and the other fired the man who punted when we least expected it. UCLA (6-7), the de facto Pac-12 South champion is playing a 6-6 Illinois, that went 0-for-the time after we went back to standard time basically. Maybe that loss of an hour blew up their season. We'll never know, I guess. I went Illinois here.
Is anyone else as disappointed as I am that there is not a full slate of bowl games on New Year's day/night ? I don't understand why the NFL didn't move there games to today. They played most of their games last Saturday on Christmas Eve, why not do the same this weekend?
It just does not seem right to have to wait until January 2 to see games like the Rose Bowl.
NOTE TO MODS: Because the Liberty and Fight Hunger Bowls are on at the same time, they will get one thread. I thought ahead here.
Anyway, this is for the the perhaps slightly more watchable Sun Bowl - Georgia Tech (8-4) versus Utah (7-5) live from El Paso.
Interestingly enough, this is a rematch of the 2005 Emerald Bowl, which was a one-sided blowout by Utah, as I recall. I took Georgia Tech in this one, so hopefully history does not repeat itself here.
2 PM on CBS.
This is a hype video I put together of this season. Hope you enjoy it!
Have a safe and happy New Year's everyone!
This could be a good sign