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LIBERTY BOWL

At Memphis, Tenn.

Brigham Young (9-4) vs. Tulane (11-0)

10:30 a.m., ESPN

* Career bowl records: BYU 7-12-1, Tulane 2-6.

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* Coaches: Lavell Edwards, BYU (243-90-3 career); Gary Scelfo, Tulane (0-0).

* BYU at a glance: The Cougars lost the Western Athletic Conference championship game to Air Force, 20-13. Running back Ronney Jenkins, the WAC’s top rusher this season, and defensive back Heshimu Robertson have been suspended for violating the school’s honor code.

* Tulane at a glance: Scelfo takes over for Tommy Bowden, who has left to coach Clemson. Bowden was 18-4 in two seasons. Shaun King, the nation’s top passer, leads one of the two undefeated I-A teams.

PEACH BOWL

At Atlanta

Virginia (9-2) vs. Georgia (8-3)

2 p.m., ESPN

* Career bowl records: Virginia 4-5, Georgia 16-14-3.

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* Coaches: George Welsh, Virginia (176-120-4 career); Jim Donnan, Georgia (87-32 career).

* Virginia at a glance: The Cavaliers have made each of their Peach Bowl appearances under Welsh. Virginia has had only one 10-victory season--1989.

* Georgia at a glance: The Bulldogs are led by Quincy Carter, the top Southeastern freshman. Carter originally signed with Georgia Tech, but dropped out of football for two years after being drafted by the Chicago Cubs. He signed with Georgia this year and threw for 2,484 yards.

INDEPENDENCE BOWL

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At Shreveport, La.

Mississippi (6-5) vs. Texas Tech (7-4)

5:30 p.m., ESPN

* Career bowl records: Mississippi 15-11, Texas Tech 5-16-1.

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* Coaches: David Cutcliffe, Mississippi (0-0); Spike Dykes, Texas Tech (76-61-1 career).

* Mississippi at a glance: Cutcliffe, the offensive coordinator at Tennessee, takes over for departed coach Tommy Tuberville.

* Texas Tech at a glance: The Red Raiders are excited to return to a bowl after a one-year absence. Tech voluntarily withdrew from postseason consideration last year as part of a self-imposed punishment for NCAA rules violations. Sanctions handed down earlier this year did not include postseason bans.


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