Bowling Green playing San Jose in Military Bowl
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bowling Green has accepted an invitation to play San Jose State in the Military Bowl.
Officials announced Sunday that the Falcons from the Mid-American Conference will face the Spartans in the game at RFK Stadium in the nation's capital on Dec. 27.
Bowling Green went 8-4 in the regular season and is one of a MAC-record seven teams from the conference who are bowl-bound.
San Jose State of the Western Athletic Conference accepted its bid Friday. The Spartans are 10-2 and entered the AP Top 25 Sunday at No. 24.
Arizona State to face Navy in Fight Hunger Bowl
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Arizona State has been picked as the opponent for Navy in the Fight Hunger Bowl.
The Midshipmen (7-4) locked up a bid to the Dec. 29 game in San Francisco earlier this year, and bowl officials selected the Sun Devils (7-5) as the Pac-12 participant on Sunday.
Oregon, K-State to meet in Fiesta Bowl
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Fiesta Bowl will be in the rotation when a playoff system replaces the BCS.
The 2013 game might provide a glimpse of what a playoff in the desert might look like.
Oregon and Kansas State, teams still in the national-title picture just two weeks ago, will meet at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale on Jan. 3, giving the Fiesta Bowl a second straight marquee matchup of teams in the top 5 of the BCS standings.
The Ducks (11-1), with Heisman Trophy contender Kenjon Barner and all those fleet-footed players against the gritty Wildcats (11-1) and their own Heisman-worthy quarterback, Collin Klein.
Georgia Tech back to Sun Bowl to face USC
Georgia Tech is heading back to the Sun Bowl for the second straight year and will face underachieving Southern California.
The Yellow Jackets, who got a waiver from the NCAA to play in the postseason despite having a 6-7 record following a loss in the ACC championship game, will play in a bowl game for the 16th straight season. That's the fourth-longest streak in the nation.
Northern Illinois to the Orange Bowl
MIAMI (AP) — Northern Illinois has busted the BCS, and is heading to the Orange Bowl.
The Mid-American champions (12-1) finished 15th in the final Bowl Championship Series standings. Finishing in the top 16 and ahead of a qualifying conference champion meant the Huskies were automatically BCS-bound, and they'll play Atlantic Coast Conference champion Florida State (11-2) on Jan. 1 in Miami.
Northern Illinois actually finished ahead of two conference titlists, Big East winner Louisville and Big Ten champion Wisconsin.
The Huskies beat Kent State for the MAC title on Friday night.
Nebraska, Georgia to meet in Jan. 1 Cap One Bowl
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Georgia and Nebraska are hoping a New Year's trip to Florida will be the perfect place to get over their conference championship game disappointments.
Both teams accepted bids to the Jan. 1 Capital One Bowl on Sunday, just a day after falling in their respective conference championship games.
The Bulldogs (11-2) came up just a few yards short of winning the SEC crown and trip the BCS national championship game Saturday night, losing to defending BCS champion Alabama, 32-28.
No. 4 Florida, No. 22 Louisville in Sugar Bowl
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — No. 4 Florida will meet No. 22 Louisville in the Sugar Bowl.
Despite finishing behind Georgia in the Southeastern Conference East Division, Florida (11-1, 7-1 Southeastern Conference) was a likely candidate for the Sugar Bowl because the winner of Saturday's SEC title game, Alabama, is headed to the BCS championship, while Georgia, which beat Florida and won the SEC East, was left with two losses and a lower BCS ranking than the one-loss Gators.
Louisville (10-2, 5-2 Big East) finished in a tie for Big East championship but earned its invitation to a BCS bowl thanks to having the highest BCS ranking of any team in the league. The Cardinals opened the season 9-0 before falling to Syracuse and Connecticut, but then beat Rutgers to lock up their league's BCS bid.