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tBBC Preview: BCS Championship- #1 Notre Dame vs #2 Alabama

#1 Notre Dame (12-0 Independent) vs. #2 Alabama (12-1, 8-1 SEC) Monday, January 7th, 8:30 EST, ESPN Television It all comes down to this: The Fightin’ Irish attempting to “wake up the echoes” from the coma they have been in for nearly twenty years against Nick Saban and his SEC juggernaut, the defending national champion […]

tBBC Preview: Cotton Bowl- #9 Texas A&M vs. #11 Oklahoma

There are two story lines to this match-up and it appears that we will see many bowl games between teams who have left a conference for another. The Cotton Bowl hit on a biggie here with the Aggies and Sooners.  First, you have the first ever frosh to win the Heisman in Johnny Manziel trying […]

tBBC Preview: Fiesta Bowl – Oregon vs. Kansas State

OK, this one might actually be interesting… (4) Oregon (11-1, 8-1 Pac 12) vs (5) Kansas State (11-1, 8-1 Big 12) Thursday January 3rd, 8:30 EST ESPN The History:  The Tositos Fiesta Bowl has been a staple in Glendale, AZ for 42 years.  A group from Arizona State originally pitched the idea to the NCAA in 1968 but the NCAA […]

The Day That Were- B1G Style

Slight variation in schedule… think of this as TWTW meets Wednesday’s regular SBP.  Here’s the tunes behind the guy behind the guy. 2013 started almost the same way that every other year has started since I can remember… with a slate of B1G Ten games, highlighting how many people who live in the midwest want […]

tBBC Preview: Outback Bowl – Michigan vs South Carolina

They’ve lost to every other team with a pulse that they played, will this game be any different for TTUN? Michigan (8-4, 6-2 Big Ten) vs. South Carolina (10-2, 6-2 SEC) Tuesday January 1st, 1:00 EST ESPN The History:  Originally called the Hall of Fame Bowl when it began in 1986, the Outback Bowl became the […]

tBBC Preview: Orange Bowl – Northern Illinois vs. Florida State

Kirk Herbstreit’s favorite BCS matchup. Northern Illinois (12-1, 8-0 MAC) vs. Florida State (11-2, 7-1 ACC) Tuesday, Jan. 1, 8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN The History: The Orange Bowl has been played annually since 1935, making it the second-oldest bowl game, along with the Sugar Bowl and the Sun Bowl, behind the Rose Bowl. Played in […]

tBBC Preview: Rose Bowl – Wisconsin vs. Stanford

The granddaddy of them all… and the reason why southern California smells like wine and cheese this New Year’s. Wisconsin (8-5, 4-4 Big Ten) vs. Stanford (11-2, 8-1 Pac-12) Tuesday, Jan. 1, 5 p.m. ET, ESPN The History: “The Grandaddy of Them All.” The Rose Bowl is the oldest of all the bowl games, with […]

tBBC Preview: Capital One Bowl- Georgia vs. Nebraska

Should auld acquaintance be forgot and never blah blah blah… it’s the second B1G/SEC tilt of the day, and should be airing right about the time that you find your keys in the bottom of the guacamole. Georgia (11-2, 7-2 SEC) vs. Nebraska (10-3, 7-2 B1G) January 1, 2013 1:00 PM ET ESPN The History: […]

tBBC Preview: Gator Bowl – Northwestern vs. Mississippi State

Hey, it’s the Gator Bowl! Did they play this last year? I don’t seem to remember it… Miss. St (8-4, 4-4 SEC) vs. #20 Northwestern (9-3, 5-3 Big Ten) Tue, Jan 1 12:00 PM ET ESPN2 The History: Did you know the Gator Bowl is the sixth oldest bowl game and the first bowl to […]

tBBC Preview: Heart of Dallas Bowl- Purdue vs Oklahoma State

Happy New Year!! Grab some aspirin and begin your B1G Festivities for the day! Purdue (6-6, 3-5 Big Ten) vs. Oklahoma St (7-5, 5-4 Big 12) Tuesday, January 1st, 12:00 EST, ESPNU Television Wide receivers coach Pat Higgins will lead the Purdue Boilermakers into the Heart of Dallas Bowl to take on the Oklahoma State […]

tBBC Preview: The Chick-Fil-A Bowl; #9 LSU versus #14 Clemson

It’s a bayou Tiger versus a lowlands Tiger and they got their nicknames in completely different ways. The LSU tigers chose their name because of the infantry that fought for General Robert E. Lee during during the Civil War and they became known as the “Tiger Rifles”. The Clemson Tigers got their name simply because Walter Riggs, […]

tBBC Preview: Liberty Bowl – Tulsa vs. Iowa State

Tulsa (10-3, 7-1 CUSA) vs. Iowa State (6-6, 3-6 Big 12) Monday, Dec. 31, 3:30 p.m. ET, ESPN The History: The Liberty Bowl has been sponsored by AutoZone since 2004, when the auto parts store took over sponsorship from the financial company, AXA. The game has been played in Memphis, Tenn. since 1965 and usually […]

tBBC Preview: Sun Bowl – Georgia Tech vs. USC

Southern Cal (7-5, 5-4 Pac-12) vs Georgia Tech (6-7, 5-3 ACC) Mon, Dec 31 2:00 PM ET CBS The History: Did you know that the Sun Bowl, the Sugar Bowl, and the Orange Bowl are the second-oldest bowl games in the country (behind the Rose Bowl)?  The first three Sun Bowl games were played at […]

tBBC Preview: Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl- Arizona State vs. Navy

Stay hungry, my friends. Or not. Either way. December 29, 4:00pm EST, ESPN2 television The Arizona State Sun Devils come into the game 7-5, with a 5-4 record in Pac-12. While they lost their two toughest tests of the season to Oregon and USC, they did finish the season strong with a win over in-state […]

tBBC Preview: The Pinstripe Bowl- West Virginia vs. Syracuse

It what will be the 60th meeting between two teams, who have a storied rivalry since after WWII, The Mountaineers and Orangemen know a little bit about each other but will ave to continue their rivalries in the bowl season. WVU is now in the Big Twelve and ‘Cuse is headed to the ACC next […]

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