Michigan do-it-all star was a late scratch from No. 6 Michigan's lineup when the Wolverines lost to No. 10 Florida State 33-32 in the Orange Bowl on Friday night.
A banged-up Huskers squad couldn't keep up with Tennessee in the Music City Bowl as No. 24 Nebraska fell to the Vols, 38-24.
Nebraska rallied from a 24-7 deficit to make the Music City Bowl a one-score game, but it wasn't enough as Tennessee pulled away for a 38-24 victory Friday. The Huskers finished the 2016 season with a 9-4 record.
Indiana showed fight against No. 19 Utah, but turnovers and special teams woes doomed the Hoosiers to a 26-24 loss in the Foster Farms Bowl. Indiana ended the season with a 6-7 record.
Indiana fell to No. 19 Utah Wednesday, 26-24 in a thrilling Foster Farms Bowl matchup. The loss cemented a 6-7 season for the Hoosiers in the program's first game under new head coach Tom Allen.
Northwestern faced a tough draw in Pitt in the Pinstripe Bowl. Not only did the Panthers beat the Big Ten champ (Penn State) and the ACC champ (Clemson), they boasted one the nation's most explosive offenses. No problem, the Wildcats claimed a back-and-forth affair Wednesday.
Justin Jackson ran for 226 yards and three touchdowns and powered Northwestern to only its third bowl victory, 31-24 over No. 22 Pittsburgh in the Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday night.
No team entered the bowl season amid the tumult that enveloped Minnesota, which had to diffuse a player boycott that threatened its participation in this game. Things got smoothed out, and the Golden Gophers proceeded to post a 17-12 upset of Washington State to finish 9-4.
Shannon Brooks caught a tipped pass from Mitch Leidner for a 13-yard, go-ahead touchdown in the third quarter and Minnesota upset Luke Falk and the Washington State Cougars 17-12 in the Holiday Bowl on Tuesday night.
Florida State received a surprise when it checked into its hotel in preparation for the Orange Bowl vs. Michigan. There stood a young Michigan fan, 3, dressed in a Michigan shirt and track pants, belting out a rendition of the Wolverines' iconic fight song The Victors.