XFINITY's #5ToFollow - Friday, December 27

Otto Greule Jr

Vance McCullough, the voice of @XFINITYSports, delivers his analysis of the five key games to watch online, paired with five Twitter follows to give you insider information on the matchup. Have a matchup that you’d like Vance to feature? Tweet @XFINITYSports with the hashtag #5ToFollow.

1. BYU vs. Washington

Details: Friday, December 27 @ 9:30 PM ET - AT&T Park - San Francisco, CA

Watch Here: ESPN on XFINITY

Why Watch: The points will be plentiful in the Fight Hunger Bowl, as the BYU Cougars and Washington Huskies are both averaging over 1,000 yards of offense a game. The Huskies have a tailback that has never fumbled in his career, Bishop Sankey, who ran for 1,775 yards and 18 touchdowns this season. The Cougars are multi-dimensional in their ground attack, with QB Taysom Hill, and running back Jerome Williams, each rushing for over 1,000 yards. If you like big plays and shootout style football, make sure you're streaming as the #FightHungerBowl.

#5ToFollow Insider: The Fight Hunger Bowl - @FightHungerBowl

Get the look at all the pre game ceremony, the in game stats, and post game awards presentation from the Fight Hunger Bowl's official account.

Follow: @FightHungerBowl

2. Norwich City vs. Manchester United

Details: Saturday, December 28 @ 9:45 AM ET - Yankee Stadium - New York, NY

Watch Here: NBCSN on XFINITY

Why Watch: Manchester United is trying to climb back into the top 5 of the Premier League Table and will look for a full three points against the Canaries Saturday morning in Carrow Road. #ManU has won five straight in the Prem and Wayne Rooney has found his form as the striker has been the spark the Red Devils needed. Norwich has brought a scrappy club to the pitch after their 5-1 drumming by Liverpool; the Canaries have a 1-1-2 record. They're a tough team at Carrow and will look to shock the #EPL by taking down one of the top teams. Can the upset happen or will it be six straight for Manchester United?

#5ToFollow Insider: The Premier League - @PremierLeague

The #BPLonNBC has taken the US by storm and the Premier League's Twitter account is a must follow when games are on! Make sure you've got the EPL on your Following List as we near the midpoint of the season.

Follow: @PremierLeague

3. Rutgers vs. Notre Dame

Details: Saturday, December 28 @ 12:00 PM ET - Yankee Stadium - New York, NY

Watch Here: ESPN on XFINITY

Why Watch: The Scarlet Knight and Fighting Irish kickoff at Yankee Stadium for a chance of hoisting the #PinstripeBowl trophy. Notre Dame, led by their senior signal caller, QB Tommy Rees, who's thrown for 2,938 yards and 27 touchdowns this season. Rees' connection with superstar wide receiver TJ Jones (1,042 receiving yards and 9 TDs) could be a home run on the Yankees' home turf. The Knights will try to find success through their big-bodied back, Paul James. Can James carry Rutgers to a winning record or will Notre Dame make it nine W's for the 2013 season?

#5ToFollow Insider: Keith Arnold - @KeithArnold

Arnold is on the Notre Dame Football beat for NBCSports.com and will be tweeting the game live from the Yankee Stadium press box. For insider access to ND's bowl game, follow Keith!

Follow: @KeithArnold

4. Miami vs. Louisville

Details: Saturday, December 28 @ 6:45 PM ET - Florida Citrus Bowl - Orlando, FL

Watch Here: ESPN on XFINITY

Why Watch: The U versus the Lou kicks off in Orlando in the 2013 Russell Athletic Bowl. These are two powerhouse programs, with game changers on the offensive and defensive side of the ball. Louisville's quarterback, and potential number one pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, Teddy Bridgewater could end his collegiate career with a win over his beloved Canes. Bridgewater was originally committed to Miami, but ended up heading to Louisville to man their QB position. While Bridgewater may take a bow, Duke Johnson will be plowing over linebackers and safeties as he's done all year. The Miami RB is a stud, but the Cards DEF can't be overlooked. Get ready for a great game between two of #CFB's biggest programs Saturday night.

#5ToFollow Insider: Mike Rutherford - @CardChronicle

Rutherford is Cards insider for SB Nation's Card Chronicle and broadcasting live on 680 in the Lou. If you want the inside scoop from Orlando Saturday night, follow Mike.

Follow: @CardChronicle

5. Philadelphia Eagles vs. Dallas Cowboys

Details: Sunday, December 29 @ 8:30 PM ET - AT&T Stadium - Arlington, TX

Watch Here: NBC on XFINITY

Why Watch: This is the big game, the division decider, and all eyes will be on #SNF when the Cowboys and Eagles kickoff in Texas. The Eagles have the NFL's leading rusher in LeSean McCoy (1,476 rush yards) and will look to ride him all the way to the playoffs with a win in Big D. The Cowboys may be without Tony Romo, but will have their bell-cow RB, DeMarco Murray, to tote the mail. They've had success with Murray, but look for the Bird Gang defense to stack the box if Orton is starting on SNF. Get ready for a playoff impacting performance this Sunday night on NBC!

#5ToFollow Insider: Lindsay McCormick - @LindsayM_Sports

Lindsay is the Social Host for @SNFonNBC and will be bringing you the game live from the #SNF Bus. Follow McCormick’s tweets to get an inside look at the SNF finale this Sunday.

Follow: @LindsayM_Sports

For more behind the scenes insights from the biggest sporting events and inside information on sports & social media, make sure to follow Vance McCullough, the XFINITY Sports Guy, @XFINITYSports.

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