Champs Sports worth look
When the bowl matchups were announced Sunday night, it was easy to pick out the must-see games and the ones that are simply background noise to your in-laws' holiday visit.
Of the pre-New Year's bowls, the
As for the least interesting, Utah State plays Ohio on the blue turf at Boise State on Dec. 17 in the
Even the Ohio punter tweeted he isn't looking forward to playing in Boise in December.
ND vs. FSU has potential
You can't ask for much from these second-tier bowls, of course. Still, the Champs Sports Bowl's Notre Dame vs. Florida State matchup offers two programs with epic history clambering back from awful starts.
If nothing else, watching the Irish's quarterback conundrum unfold against the nation's No. 6 defense could infuse some serious melodrama.
A tasty Chick-fil-A?
If Auburn cares about playing in the
One has to wonder if preseason national-title hopeful
Still, gotta go with
Outside of Huntington, W. Va., does it matter?
RG3 will empower Alamo
Nothing too compelling on the bowl scene until Jan. 2 and later, so the most interesting pre-New Year's bowl game will be Washington vs. Baylor in the Dec. 29
The reason: Baylor quarterback
There are many contenders for least interesting, but UCLA vs. Illinois in the Dec. 31 Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl wins.
The Times' Chris Foster dubbed this the Interim Coach Bowl.
UCLA fired Rick Neuheisel, so Mike Johnson will coach the Bruins. Illinois fired Ron Zook, leaving Vic Koenning to lead the Illini.