That was fun, wasn't it? Get BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart's Best of the 2015 Outback Bowl inside.
This was the second loss in a row and third in four games for Minnesota, which fell flat vs. Missouri en route to a 33-17 defeat. The Golden Gophers got out to a 7-0 lead but were outscored 33-10 the rest of the way. [ MORE: View our 2014-2015 bowl schedule ] Still, Minnesota can build on this loss as the roster continues to develop with Jerry Kill heading into his fifth season next fall. BEST OF CITRUS BOWL Best play: Early in the fourth quarter and trailing 13-7, TE Maxx Williams caught a pass near the sideline. He proceeded
When it's 4th-and-1, give it to Melvin Gordon He goes 53 yards on this #SCTop10 TD run http://t.co/2GjZCyHgdY 21-17 Badgers. #OutbackBowl — ESPN CollegeFootball (@ESPNCFB) January 1, 2015 Another game, another big Melvin Gordon performance. The Heisman runner-up torched Auburn in Thursday afternoon’s Outback Bowl for 200-plus yards, including a highlight-reel 53 yard touchdown run on a pivotal 4th-and-1. Gordon was a beast all afternoon, also scoring three touchdowns. Watch his highlight run above.
Maxx Williams! #SCTop10 In the play of the day thus far, Williams hurdles 2 defenders on this 54-yd TD http://t.co/EjdpMV4ARZ #CitrusBowl — ESPN CollegeFootball (@ESPNCFB) January 1, 2015 What’s better than one hurdle? Two hurdles, of course! Minnesota TE Maxx Williams made yet another highlight play in Thursday afternoon’s Citrus Bowl vs. Missouri. This time, instead of making a head-turning sideline grab, he took the pass from Mitch Leidner and hurdled twice, over two Tigers defenders, on his way to the end zone. The play was so nice it earned one of ESPN play-by-play man Mike Patrick’s “Holy Cow!” calls. Holy cow,
It’s game day. The talking is finished. The speculation and conjecture are over. Let’s see who wins this Sugar Bowl clash between No. 1 Alabama and No. 4 Ohio State.
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BTN.com's Tom Dienhart is in New Orleans for the Sugar Bowl, and he's got seven keys to a Thursday night win for Ohio State. From biog plays to unconventional ones, here's what Dienhart will be looking for when the Buckeyes kick off against Alabama.
This wasn’t how Maryland wanted to end its season, getting drubbed by Stanford, 45-21.
NEW ORLEANS – Everyone is saying the right things. Cardale Jones will be ready. Cardale Jones is working hard. Cardale Jones is on top of his game. And on it went from most any player with a microphone or tape recorder shoved in their face during media day at the Sugar Bowl when asked about the readiness of the Ohio State quarterback, who has exactly one career start under his belt as he preps to stare down mighty Alabama for a spot in the national championship game. “He has taken every rep, with the ones and twos,” said offensive tackle
NEW ORLEANS — Stop Amari Cooper. Or at least slow him down. That’s the goal of the Ohio State defense. Easy to say; hard to do. The Alabama receiver will be the best player on the field on Thursday night in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome when Buckeyes play the Crimson Tide in the Sugar Bowl with a trip to the national title game on the line. Cooper arrived in New Orleans with a big rep. And if he hadn’t made enough waves prior to landing, he created a few earlier this week, saying he wasn’t a big fan of the Big