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2014-2015 Bowl Game Schedule and Point Spreads

The College Football bowl season begins Saturday. The quality games don’t begin until the days leading up to December 31st, so perhaps to make them interesting, you could gamble on them (in Vegas, legally, of course). Below are all the spreads for every bowl game, with game times (eastern). Good luck.

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
Nevada vs. Louisiana-Lafayette
Dec. 20, 11 a.m. ESPN
Spread: Nevada -1

Gildan New Mexico Bowl
Utah State vs. UTEP
Dec. 20, 2:20 p.m. ESPN
Spread: Utah State -11

Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl
Utah vs. Colorado State
Dec. 20, 3:30 p.m. ABC
Spread: Utah -4

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl
Western Michigan vs. Air Force
Dec. 20, 5:45 p.m. ESPN
Spread: Western Michigan -1

Raycom Media Camellia Bowl
South Alabama vs. Bowling Green
Dec. 20, 9:15 p.m. ESPN
Spread: Bowling Green -1

Miami Beach Bowl
BYU vs. Memphis
Dec. 22, 2 p.m. ESPN
Spread: BYU -1

Boca Raton Bowl
Marshall vs. Northern Illinois
Dec. 23, 6 p.m. ESPN
Spread: Marshall -11

San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl
Navy vs. San Diego State
Dec. 23, 9:30 p.m. ESPN
Spread: San Diego -1.5

Popeyes Bahamas Bowl
Central Michigan vs. Western Kentucky
Dec. 24, Noon ESPN
Spread: Western Kentucky -3.5

Hawai’i Bowl
Fresno State vs. Rice
Dec. 24, 8 p.m. ESPN
Spread: Rice -1

Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl
Illinois vs. Louisiana Tech
Dec. 26, 1 p.m. ESPN
Spread: Louisiana Tech -4

Quick Lane Bowl
Rutgers vs. North Carolina
Dec. 26, 4:30 p.m. ESPN
Spread: North Carolina -3.5

BITCOIN St. Petersburg Bowl
NC State vs. UCF
Dec. 26, 8 p.m. ESPN
Spread: Central Florida -2

Military Bowl
Cincinnati vs. Virginia Tech
Dec. 27, 1 p.m. ESPN
Spread: Cincinnati -3

Hyundai Sun Bowl
Arizona State vs. Duke
Dec. 27, 2 p.m. CBS
Spread: Arizona State -8

Duck Commander Independence Bowl
Miami vs. South Carolina
Dec. 27, 3:30 p.m. ABC
Spread: Miami -1.5

New Era Pinstripe Bowl
Boston College vs. Penn State
Dec. 27, 4:30 p.m. ESPN
Spread: Boston College -3

National University Holiday Bowl
Nebraska vs. USC
Dec. 27, 8 p.m. ESPN
Spread: USC -6.5

AutoZone Liberty Bowl
Texas A&M vs. West Virginia
Dec. 29, 2 p.m. ESPN
Spread: West Virginia -4

Russell Athletic Bowl
Oklahoma vs. Clemson
Dec. 29, 5:30 p.m. ESPN
Spread: Oklahoma -3

Texas Bowl
Arkansas vs. Texas
Dec. 29, 9 p.m. ESPN
Spread: Arkansas -6

Music City Bowl
Notre Dame vs. LSU
Dec. 30, 3 p.m. ESPN
Spread: LSU -7.5

Belk Bowl
Georgia vs. Louisville
Dec. 30, 6:30 p.m. ESPN
Spread: Georgia -7

Foster Farms Bowl
Maryland vs. Stanford
Dec. 30, 10 p.m. ESPN
Spread: Stanford -14

Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
No. 9 Mississippi vs. No. 6 TCU
Dec. 31, 12:30 p.m. ESPN
Spread: TCU -3.5

VIZIO Fiesta Bowl
No. 20 Boise State vs. No. 10 Arizona
Dec. 31, 4 p.m. ESPN
Spread: Arizona -3.5

Orange Bowl
No. 7 Mississippi State vs. No. 12 Georgia Tech
Dec. 31, 8 p.m. ESPN
Spread: Mississippi -7

Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl
Minnesota vs. Missouri
Jan. 1, 1 p.m. ABC
Spread: Missouri -6

Outback Bowl
Auburn vs. Wisconsin
Jan. 1, Noon ESPN2
Spread: Auburn -6.5

Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic
No. 8 Michigan State vs. No. 5 Baylor
Jan. 1, 12:30 p.m. ESPN
Spread: Baylor -3

Rose Bowl
No. 2 Oregon vs. No. 3 Florida State
Jan. 1, 5 p.m. ESPN
Spread: Oregon -9

Sugar Bowl
No. 1 Alabama vs. No. 4 Ohio State
Jan. 1, 8:30 p.m. ESPN
Spread: Alabama -9.5

Armed Forces Bowl
Houston vs. Pittsburgh
Jan. 2, Noon ESPN
Spread: Pittsburgh -3

TaxSlayer Bowl
Iowa vs. Tennessee
Jan. 2, 3:20 p.m. ESPN
Spread: Tennessee -3.5

Valero Alamo Bowl
Kansas State vs. UCLA
Jan. 2, 6:45 p.m. ESPN
Spread: Kansas State -1

TicketCity Cactus Bowl
Washington vs. Oklahoma State
Jan. 2, 10:15 p.m. ESPN
Spread: Washington -5.5

Birmingham Bowl
East Carolina vs. Florida
Jan. 3, 1 p.m. ESPN or ESPN2
Spread: Florida -6.5

GoDaddy Bowl
Toledo vs. Arkansas State
Jan. 4, 9 p.m. ESPN
Spread: Toledo -3

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University Of Michigan Party Video Declares The Wolverines Are ‘Still Better Than Your School’

In case you wanted to see how turnt up things get in Ann Arbor during football season, this pre-game party recap video shows you how hard University of Michigan kids go in the fall. The video even declares that Michigan is “still better than your school,” which is the type of thing every single bro says about their college. However, I do admit, the party scene looks pretty awesome.

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Marcus Mariota Won the Heisman, But Somehow 10 People Didn’t Vote For Him

Marcus Mariota won the Heisman Trophy by the second largest margin in the award’s history, but can you believe 10 people completely left him off their ballot?

What a joke. Thirty-five people didn’t even hand in a ballot for whatever reason; of the 894 who did, 10 didn’t have Mariota listed among the Top 10.

Here’s the final breakdown, showing it was a runaway, and Gordon/Cooper were in a 2nd-tier class by themselves.

1. Marcus Mariota 2,534 788
2. Melvin Gordon 1,250 37
3. Amari Cooper 1,023 49
4. Trevone Boykin 218 8
5. J.T. Barrett 78 0
6. Jameis Winston 51 4
7. Tevin Coleman 44 2
8. Dak Prescott 42 2
9. Scooby Wright III 21 0
10. Bryce Petty 13 1

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Tyreek Hill: Oklahoma State Player Arrested For Alleged Domestic Abuse

Oklahoma State RB/WR Tyreek Hill was arrested last night, following a complaint of domestic abuse by his girlfriend.

The name of the involved female was withheld from the release, which indicated that she and her boyfriend – identified as the 20-year-old Hill – had been arguing at Hill’s residence and that it escalated into a physical altercation.

The media release indicates that the woman claimed to have been struck by Hill on the face and stomach, and that he also had choked her. The release indicates that “the victim’s injuries were consistent with her statements,” and adds that she was treated and released from the hospital.

Hill returned a punt for a touchdown that tied the Bedlam game at 35-35 vs. Oklahoma in the 4th quarter.

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Urban Meyer’s Wife’s Hair Caught On Fire While She Was Blowing Out Her Birthday Candles

Urban Meyer’s wife, Shelley, was celebrating her 50th birthday yesterday in Orlando when disaster struck. Not disaster like the Hindenburg, but disaster like her hair caught on fire while blowing out the candles.

shelley-meyer-firevia @NICKI_Meyer7

The flames were apparently quickly extinguished and the family was able to joke about it on a variety of social media.

[H/T: Cleveland.com]

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Police Called to Apartment of Ohio State QB J.T. Barrett Over Domestic Disturbance

J.T. Barrett, the backup Ohio State QB who was having an amazing season until he fractured his ankle against Michigan, was involved in a domestic disturbance early Tuesday morning in Columbus.

While no arrests were made, police responded to a call from Barrett’s girlfriend, who claimed he pushed her and choked her. From the police report, via ABC-6:

In the report, Barrett says a woman identified as his girlfriend — Alexandria Barrett-Clark — refused to leave his apartment after he asked her to do so. Barrett says she “ran at him and pushed him.”

Barrett says Barrett-Clark hit him. In the report, he say he pushed her awy in self-defense, which caused her to fall to a bed. Barrett says he again asked her to leave. Agan, he says, she refused.

Barrett-Clark says she told Barrett that she would leave in the morning.

She told police that Barrett confronted her in his bedroom and “choked her on the bed.” She said Barrett used his forearm to apply pressue to her neck before taking her phone away from her.

Neither had visible injuries according to police, no arrests were made, and no charges were filed. Barrett’s backup, Cardale Jones, led the team to a Big 10 Championship with a victory over Wisconsin, and will start their playoff game against Alabama.

Barrett, only a freshman, is expected to compete with Jones – and possibly the 2013 starter, Braxton Miller, if he doesn’t transfer – for the starting job in 2015.

[ABC6 via Thunder Treats]

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