Saturday, December 31, 2011

2012 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Preview

Date: January 2, 2012 8:30 PM ET
Stadium: University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, Arizona
Payout: $17,000,000
Played: 1971-present
Former Names: N/A
Broadcasters: Sean McDonough, Matt Millen
Sideline Reporter: Heather Cox
All Time Series: 0-0
Line: Oklahoma State by 4

StanfordOklahoma State
Overall Record11-1Overall Record11-1
Conference Record8-1Conference Record8-1
Bowl Record10-11-1Bowl Record13-8
Last Bowl Win2011 OrangeLast Bowl Win2010 Alamo

2012 Rose Bowl Preview

Date: January 2, 2012 5:00 PM ET
Stadium: Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California
Payout: $17,000,000
Played: 1902, 1916-present
Former Names: Tournament East-West Football Game (1902, 1916-1922)
Broadcasters: Brent Musberger, Kirk Herbstreit
Sideline Reporter: Erin Andrews
All Time Series: 3-1 Wisconsin
Line: Oregon by 5

WisconsinOregon
Overall Record11-2Overall Record11-2
Conference Record6-2Conference Record8-1
Bowl Record11-11Bowl Record9-15
Last Bowl Win2009 Champs SportsLast Bowl Win2008 Holiday

2012 Taxslayer.com Gator Bowl Preview

Date: January 2, 2012 1:00 PM ET
Stadium: EverBank Field, Jacksonville, Florida
Payout: $2,700,000
Played: 1946-present
Former Names: N/A
Broadcasters: Mike Patrick, Ed Cunningham
Sideline Reporter: Jeannine Edwards
All Time Series: 1-0 Florida
Line: Florida by 2.5

Ohio StateFlorida
Overall Record6-6Overall Record6-6
Conference Record3-5Conference Record3-5
Bowl Record20-22Bowl Record19-19
Last Bowl Win2011 SugarLast Bowl Win2011 Outback

2012 Capital One Bowl Preview

Date: January 2, 2012 1:00 PM ET
Stadium: Citrus Bowl, Orlando, Florida
Payout: $4,600,000
Played: 1947-present
Former Names: Tangerine Bowl (1947-1982), Citrus Bowl (1983-2002)
Broadcasters: Joe Tessitore, Rod Gilmore
Sideline Reporter: Quint Kessenich
All Time Series: 3-0 Nebraska
Line: South Carolina 2.5

NebraskaSouth Carolina
Overall Record9-3Overall Record10-2
Conference Record5-3Conference Record6-2
Bowl Record24-23Bowl Record4-12
Last Bowl Win2009 HolidayLast Bowl Win2006 Liberty

2012 Outback Bowl Preview

Date: January 2, 2012 1:00 PM ET
Stadium: Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida
Payout: $3,500,000
Played: 1986-present
Former Names: Hall of Fame Bowl (1986-1995)
Broadcasters: Mike Tirico, Jon Gruden
Sideline Reporter: Jenn Brown
All Time Series: 2-0 Georgia
Line: Georgia by 3
 
Michigan State

Georgia
Overall Record10-3
Overall Record10-3
Conference Record7-1
Conference Record7-1
Bowl Record7-14
Bowl Record26-17-3
Last Bowl Win2001 Silicon Valley
Last Bowl Win2009 Independence


2012 TicketCity Bowl Preview

Date: January 2, 2012 12:00 PM ET
Stadium: Cotton Bowl, Dallas, Texas
Payout: $1,100,000
Played: 2011-present
Former Names: N/A
Broadcasters: Clay Matvick, Danny Kanell
Sideline Reporter: Allison Williams
All Time Series: 2-0 Penn State
Line: Houston by 7

HoustonPenn State
Overall Record12-1Overall Record10-3
Conference Record8-0Conference Record6-2
Bowl Record8-11-1Bowl Record27-14-2
Last Bowl Win2008 Armed ForcesLast Bowl Win2010 Capital One


Thursday, December 29, 2011

2011 Chick-fil-A Bowl Preview

Date: December 31, 2011 7:30 PM ET
Stadium: Georgia Dome, Atlanta, Georgia
Payout: $3,967,500 (ACC), $2,932,500 (SEC)
Played: 1968-present
Former Names: Peach Bowl (1968-1997)
Broadcasters: Brad Nessler, Todd Blackledge
Sideline Reporter: Holly Rowe
All Time Series: 1-1
Line: Auburn by 3

Virginia Auburn
Overall Record 8-4 Overall Record 7-5
Conference Record 5-3 Conference Record 4-4
Bowl Record 7-10 Bowl Record 21-13-2
Last Bowl Win 2005 Music City Last Bowl Win 2011 BCS Championship

2011 Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl Preview

Date: December 31, 2011 3:30 PM ET
Stadium: AT&T Park, San Francisco, California
Payout: $925,000 (Pac-12), $750,000 (Big Ten)
Played: 2002-present
Former Names: San Francisco Bowl (2002-2003), Emerald Bowl (2004-2009)
Broadcasters: Carter Blackburn, Brock Huard
Sideline Reporter: Shelley Smith
All Time Series: 6-5 UCLA
Line: Illinois by 3

IllinoisUCLA
Overall Record6-6Overall Record6-7
Conference Record2-6Conference Record5-4
Bowl Record7-9Bowl Record14-15-1
Last Bowl Win2010 TexasLast Bowl Win2009 EagleBank

2011 AutoZone Liberty Bowl Preview

Date: December 31, 2011 3:30 PM ET
Stadium: Liberty Bowl, Memphis, Tennessee
Payout: $1,700,000
Played: 1959-present
Former Names: N/A
Broadcasters: Dave Lamont, Ray Bentley
Sideline Reporter: Quint Kessenich
All Time Series: 3-1 Vanderbilt
Line: Vanderbilt by 2

CincinnatiVanderbilt
Overall Record9-3Overall Record6-6
Conference Record5-2Conference Record2-6
Bowl Record5-6Bowl Record2-1-1
Last Bowl Win2007 Papajohns.comLast Bowl Win2008 Music City


2011 Hyundai Sun Bowl Preview

Date: December 31, 2011 2:00 PM ET
Stadium: Sun Bowl, El Paso, Texas
Payout: $2,000,000
Played: 1935-present
Former Names: N/A
Broadcasters: Verne Lundquist, Gary Danielson
Sideline Reporter: Tracy Wolfson
All Time Series: 1-0 Utah
Line: Georgia Tech by 2.5

Georgia Tech Utah
Overall Record 8-4 Overall Record 7-5
Conference Record 5-3 Conference Record 4-5
Bowl Record 22-17 Bowl Record 13-4
Last Bowl Win 2004 Champs Sports Last Bowl Win 2009 Poinsettia


2011 Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas Preview

Date: December 31, 2011 12:00 PM ET
Stadium: Reliant Stadium, Houston, Texas
Payout: $1,700,000
Played: 2006-present
Former Names: Texas Bowl (2006-2010)
Broadcasters: Bob Wischusen, Brian Griese
Sideline Reporter: Eamon McAnaney
All Time Series: 0-0
Line: Texas A&M by 10

Texas A&M Northwestern
Overall Record 6-6 Overall Record 6-6
Conference Record 4-5 Conference Record 3-5
Bowl Record 13-19 Bowl Record 1-8
Last Bowl Win 2001 Galleryfurniture.com Last Bowl Win 1949 Rose


Wednesday, December 28, 2011

2011 Insight Bowl Preview

Date: December 30, 2011 10:00 PM ET
Stadium: Sun Devil Stadium, Tempe, Arizona
Payout: $3,350,000
Played: 1989-present
Former Names: Copper Bowl (1989-1996), Insight.com Bowl (1997-2001)
Broadcasters: Sean McDonough, Matt Millen
Sideline Reporter: Heather Cox
All Time Series: 1-0 Oklahoma
Line: Oklahoma by 13.5

IowaOklahoma
Overall Record7-5Overall Record9-3
Conference Record4-4Conference Record6-3
Bowl Record14-10-1Bowl Record26-17-1
Last Bowl Win2010 InsightLast Bowl Win2011 Fiesta



2011 Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl Preview

Date: December 30, 2011 6:40 PM ET
Stadium: LP Field, Nashville, Tennessee
Payout: $1,837,500
Played: 1998-present
Former Names: N/A
Broadcasters: Mark Jones, Ed Cunningham
Sideline Reporter: Jeannine Edwards
All Time Series: 0-0
Line: Mississippi State by 6.5

Mississippi StateWake Forest
Overall Record6-6Overall Record6-6
Conference Record2-6Conference Record5-3
Bowl Record8-6Bowl Record6-3
Last Bowl Win2011 GatorLast Bowl Win2008 EagleBank



2011 New Era Pinstripe Bowl Preview

Date: December 30, 2011 3:20 PM ET
Stadium: Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York
Payout: $1,800,000
Played: 2010-present
Former Names: N/A
Broadcasters: Chris Fowler, Jesse Palmer
Sideline Reporter: Tom Rinaldi
All Time Series: 0-0
Line: Rutgers by 1

RutgersIowa State
Overall Record8-4Overall Record6-6
Conference Record4-3Conference Record3-6
Bowl Record4-2Bowl Record3-7
Last Bowl Win2009 St. PetersburgLast Bowl Win2009 Insight


2011 Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl Preview

Date: December 30, 2011 12:00 PM ET
Stadium: Gerald J. Ford Stadium, Dallas, Texas
Payout: $600,000
Played: 2003-present
Former Names: Fort Worth Bowl (2003-2005)
Broadcasters: Dave Neal, Andre Ware
Sideline Reporter: Cara Capuano
All Time Series: 6-1 BYU
Line: Tulsa by 1

Brigham YoungTulsa
Overall Record9-3Overall Record8-4
Conference RecordN/AConference Record7-1
Bowl Record11-17-1Bowl Record8-9
Last Bowl Win2010 New MexicoLast Bowl Win2010 Hawaii


Tuesday, December 27, 2011

2011 Valero Alamo Bowl Preview

Date: December 29, 2011 9:00 PM ET
Stadium: Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas
Payout: $3,175,000
Played: 1993-present
Former Names: N/A
Broadcasters: Dave Pasch, Chris Spielman
Sideline Reporter: Quint Kessenich
All Time Series: 3-1 Baylor
Line: Baylor by 9.5

BaylorWashington
Overall Record9-3Overall Record7-5
Conference Record6-3Conference Record5-4
Bowl Record8-9Bowl Record15-14-1
Last Bowl Win1992 SunLast Bowl Win2010 Holiday