Before we get beyond Christmas to the playoff, there will be plenty of action worth watching, including Fresno State's Marcus McMaryion against Arizona State and a Wisconsin-Miami matchup in which both teams have a lot to prove.
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Happy bowl season! Here are the key players and storylines for every game, including the playoff.
- Picking winners for every bowl game matchup
- FAU's Singletary, UAB's Clark get C-USA honors
- UAB, coach Clark agree to 5-year extension
- UAB honoring hospitalized kids at Homecoming
From Dec. 15 through Jan. 7, the Celebration Bowl through the CFP National Championship, Adam Rittenberg picks his winners for bowl season.
Spencer Brown ran for 156 yards and a touchdown, Nick Vogel put UAB ahead with a field goal with 3:23 remaining, and the Blazers, who reinstated their program last season after a two-year hiatus, beat Middle Tennessee in the Conference USA championship.
Brent Stockstill passed for 261 yards and two touchdowns on Saturday and Middle Tennessee beat UAB 27-3 to set up a rematch for the Conference USA championship in Murfreesboro next Saturday.
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The 2018 Broyles Award semifinalists (nation's top assistant coach): UAB defensive coordinator David Reeves, Alabama offensive coordinator Mike Locksley, Army DC Jay Bateman, Cal DC Tim DeRuyter, UCF O-line coach Glen Elarbee, Clemson co-OC Jeff Scott, Georgia OL coach Sam Pittman, LSU D-coordinator Dave Aranda, Michigan DC Don Brown, Mississippi State DC Bob Shoop, Notre Dame OC Chip Long, Oklahoma co-OC/OL coach Bill Bedenbaugh, Utah State OC David Yost, Washington State DC Tracy Claeys, West Virginia OC Jake Spavital.
Trayveon Williams ran for 167 yards and two touchdowns to lead Texas A&M to a 41-20 win over UAB on Saturday night to snap the Blazers' school-record eight-game winning streak.
Three years ago, UAB didn't have football. Now the Blazers are 9-1 and division champs heading into a game against Texas A&M and its $75 million coach.
Kirk Herbstreit & Ian Fitzsimmons discuss Week 12's issues, weigh in on a great under-the radar story (12:55), talk about Tua's health and how it pertains to the Heisman (17:02) and much more. Plus, the guys make their picks in the biggest games of the week (27:10).
Spencer Brown scored the game-winning touchdown on a 17-yard run in overtime and UAB stayed undefeated in Conference USA play with a 26-23 win over Southern Miss on Saturday night.
Freshman Tyler Johnston III threw three first-half touchdown passes and scored on a 3-yard run to help UAB cruise to a 52-3 win over UTSA on Saturday night for the Blazers' program record seventh consecutive win.
Spencer Brown ran for 103 yards and a touchdown on 21 carries and the UAB defense posted its third shutout of the season in a 19-0 victory over UTEP on Saturday in Conference USA West Division action.
Spencer Brown ran for three touchdowns and UAB rallied in the second half to remain undefeated in conference, beating North Texas 29-21 on Saturday night.
A.J. Erdely threw for two touchdowns and ran for another and Alabama-Birmingham shut out Rice 42-0 on Saturday.