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What Do You Want To See On… Monday?

Happy 2012!  Here’s our version of the weekly wish list for the Gator Bowl… the last Buckeye bowl game for a while. JoeD A Will To Win – This is the first time since 2004 that Ohio State isn’t in a BCS bowl…. With a whole new fold in place for the upcoming season, it’s […]

Breaking Down the Gator Bowl

The Basics: Tuesday, January 2, 2012, 1:00 PM EST on ESPN2, from Jacksonville. Ohio State (6-6, 3-5 B1G) and Florida (6-6, 3-5 SEC). It’s really hard to believe that in the history of both programs that the 2006 National Championship game was the first ever match-up between these two teams. This one hardly qualifies as […]

2012 Rose Bowl: Wisconsin -vs- Oregon

Back with another preview this one of the Grandaddy of them all.  It feels odd that this game is not on today on New Year’s Day. The Basics: Monday, January 2nd from Pasadena California at 5:00 PM EST. The game will be televised on ESPN. Wisconsin (11-2) and Oregon (11-2). History: The Rose Bowl is just […]

2012 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl- Why Stanford Will Win

The Basics: Tuesday, January 2, 2012, 8:30 PM EST on ESPN, from Glendale. Oklahoma State (11-1, 8-1 Big Integer) and Stanford (11-1, 8-1 PAC12). Steve, our regular season picks champion, just happens to also be a Stanford season ticket holder, and gives us his rationale for the Cardinal’s sure victory. Be sure to check out […]

2012 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl- Why Oklahoma State Will Win

The Basics: Tuesday, January 2, 2012, 8:30 PM EST on ESPN, from Glendale. Oklahoma State (11-1, 8-1 Big Integer) and Stanford (11-1, 8-1 PAC12). Well, our Midwestern correspondent checks in with one side of the debate… yeah, he’s biased. Be sure to check out the counterpoint a bit later this evening. Since we have already […]

2012 Capital One Bowl: South Carolina -vs- Nebraska

The cavalcade of college football continues with our newest besties from Lincoln. The Basics: Tuesday, January 2, 2012, 1:00 PM EST on ESPN, from Orlando. Nebraska (9-3, 5-3 B1G) and South Carolina (10-2, 6-2 SEC). History: If this is finally the Capital One bowl, can we get the “Capital One Bowl Week” commercials to stop […]

2011 Valero Alamo Bowl: Washington -vs- Baylor

Need picturesque photos of tourists along a canal? Missing moments for mariachi bands in your life? Well, this is the bowl for you- Since I’m the only member of tBBC who’s actually seen both of these teams play over the past five years, I’m the guy to get you prepped for all the festivities. The […]

Gator Bowl – Defense Will Decide Outcome

One of those cliche’ phrases that seems to come true more times than not is that “defense wins championships”. It is true that most of the elite teams do what they do the defensive way and that if you choose to dictate what the opponents offense can and will do, you will win. The Buckeyes […]

2011 Little Caesars Pizza Bowl: Western Michigan -vs.- Purdue

There is nothing more prestigious than being invited to play and watching the Pizza Pizza Bowl on the day after the day after Christmas. Every single year, we struggle with letting go of Pepperoni Perfection. Especially when it involves some MACtion and a barely eligible bowl team that left a sour taste in Ohio State […]

2011 Hawai'i Bowl: Nevada -vs- Southern Miss

It’s a Christmas Eve tradition… gathering around the fire with family, celebrating the sacred moments of a fun, old fashioned holiday, and watching unbearably crappy football to avoid conversation with that one uncle who’s been at the egg nog since noon. The Basics: Saturday, 8:00 PM ET on ESPN, from Honolulu. Nevada (7-5, 5-2 WAC) […]

2011 MAACO Bowl: Boise State -vs- Arizona State

Thursday night- no new Parks and Rec, so you’ll have to do with the next best thing. No, not Whitney… for God’s sake, we’re not savages. It’s Bowl Season!! The Basics: Thursday, 8:00 PM ET on ESPN, from Las Vegas. SISU (11-1, 6-1 MWC) and Arizona State (6-6, 4-5 PAC12). The History: After two years, […]

2011 Poinsettia Bowl: TCU -vs- Louisiana Tech

You know what helps most people get past hump day? A great college football bowl game! Well, a better than average one, to be honest. The Basics: 8:00 PM ET on ESPN, from San Diego. TCU (10-2, 7-0 MWC) and Marshall (8-4, 6-1 WAC). The History: If you ever doubted that bowls were about money […]

2011 Beef O'Brady's Bowl: Florida International -vs- Marshall

Tuesday night football!! The second ESPN owned and operated bowl games… what, you thought they were just interested in broadcasting? The Basics: 8:00 PM ET on ESPN, from St. Petersburg. FIU (8-4, 5-3 Sun Belt) and Marshall (6-6, 5-3 MAC). The History: The pageantry, the tradition, the previous snarkasm at your favorite website. Florida International […]

New Orleans Bowl: San Diego State -vs- Louisiana-Lafayette

The trifecta of bowl awesome comes to a close with yet another game where the team from Louisiana gets to play at home in the Superdome… ah well, no complaints. Great memories from that place. The Basics: 9:00 PM ET on ESPN, from New Orleans. SDSU (8-4, 4-3 MWC) and ULL (8-4, 6-2 Sun Belt). […]

2011 Idaho Famous Potato Bowl: Ohio -vs- Utah State

Throughout this bowl season, tBBC’s team looks at all the bowls to give you enough info to convince your family it’s worth watching. Enjoy! The Basics: 5:30 PM ET on ESPN, from Boise Idaho. Ohio (9-4, 6-2 MAC) and Utah State (7-5, 5-2 MWC. The History: Hey! It’s the third sponsor in three years! That’s […]

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