Maryland got back in the bowl business in its first year under DJ Durkin, the former Michigan defensive coordinator. Alas, the Terrapins couldn’t finish with a win, falling 36-30 to Boston College in the Quick Lane Bowl.
Patrick Towles threw two touchdown passes and caught a pass for a score in the first half, helping Boston College build a big lead in a 36-30 win over Maryland in the Quick Lane Bowl on Monday.
Going to bowls has a lot of perks for programs. Another game to play, good exposure and extra practice time, among other things. But for the players, it’s all about the SWAG--Stuff We All Get.
Pressed for time during the holiday season? Sure you are! Who isn’t? What with the trip to Toys “R” Us to buy a Mr. Microphone and surfing the web for a good deal on a Zamfir pan flute CD, we all are busy. That’s why I’m here. Let me prioritize the Big Ten bowls for you, from best to worst. You’re welcome. 1. Fiesta Bowl: Ohio State vs. Clemson. Good luck trying to find a better postseason matchup than this. This playoff game between No. 2 seed Clemson and No. 3 Ohio State, the first team to make the playoff
Every game has a storyline, right? So what are they for the 10 Big Ten bowl teams? From Ohio State and its playoff matchup with Clemson in the Fiesta Bowl to Maryland and its battle vs. Boston College in the Quick Lane Bowl, here is what to watch for.
Ten Big Ten teams are bowling this postseason, including a record four in New Year's Six Bowls. The highlighter: No. 3 Ohio State playing No. 2 Clemson in the semifinals.
Not every school’s bowl experience was the same. Some teams are coming off postseason highs. Others enter the offseason on a down note. Here is a ranking of how the 10 Big Ten teams performed.
Every week during the 2015 football season, BTN.com’s Tom Dienhart, Brent Yarina, Sean Merriman and a Big Ten beat writer made their Big Ten game predictions. [ MORE: 2015-16 bowl schedule | Dienhart: Best of Big Ten bowls ] We also provided polls for Big Ten fans to pick their winners. With bowl season complete, it’s time to see how we fared with our postseason picks. Check out our predictions and the final season standings below. Rotating Beat Writer: Bruce Feldman (@BruceFeldmanCFB), foxsports.com 2015 record: 99-24 Bowl record: 6-4 Big Ten bowl picks: Duke 33, Indiana 27; UCLA 41, Nebraska
The Big Ten college football bowl season is officially in the books. Yes, the Big Ten came up short in its bid to defend the national title won last year by Ohio State. But the conference had some memorable moments during its 5-5 postseason.
Playing vs. an SEC team is always a good measuring stick for a team. Even an SEC team that canned its head coach, as Mark Richt was fired and is now coaching Miami (FL). [ MORE: BOWL SCHEDULE | BOX | PBP | AP RECAP ] These iconic programs last met in the Sugar Bowl after the 1982 season, when Penn State dumped Heisman winner Hershel Walker and the Bulldogs to win the national championship. The stakes weren’t nearly that high today in a clash that often resembled a taffy pull between teams that played good defense—and spotty offense. The