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New Year's Day 2013 bowl games: Happy college football day

Every single day ever is college football day, but no day means more to college football, and vice versa, quite like New Year's.

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Still talking about Jadeveon Clowney's hit

Jadeveon Clowney hit Vincent Smith, and we're still talking about it.

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FSU LB on Lynch: 'Terrible'

Before the Orange Bowl, Northern Illinois quarterback Jordan Lynch was quoted as calling out Florida State's defense.

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239 days

Stanford and Northwestern ended long bowl droughts, Jadeveon Clowney is ridiculous, the Big Ten lost a lot, Tyler Russell and Jordan Lynch struggled, and Aaron Murray did not. Let's recap a fun January 1.

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FSU bores NIU to death

Florida State wins its first BCS bowl since 1999, overwhelming the champions of the MAC in Miami.

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No upset alert right now

Is Florida State on upset alert in the Orange Bowl? No. That is your stomach.

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E.J. gets knee clipped

If an offensive player did this to a defender, it would be called clipping and quite possibly result in a fight.

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Sure looks like interference!

If this isn't pass interference, I don't know what is.

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Stanford pounds Pasadena

Pasadena served up disappointment yet again for Wisconsin, with mighty Stanford bringing home its first Rose Bowl trophy since 1971.

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(Second-biggest) hit of the day

The Rose Bowl has turned from a hard-hitting rushing contest to a hard-hitting defensive battle. And we do mean hard-hitting.

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Stanford band hates America

Stanford's marching band provided an "Ode To Cheese" in honor of Rose Bowl opponent Wisconsin, and a lot of people expressed their outrage on social media.

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Wisconsin closing

After a big Stanford outburst, Wisconsin has held its own.

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Can Wisconsin match Stanford power?

Stanford's power game, and the space it creates downfield, has opened up an early gap in Pasadena.

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NO RULES: 'Cocks win wild Outback

The South Carolina Gamecocks used late-game heroics and big plays from end Jadeveon Clowney to beat the Michigan Wolverines in a 2013 Outback Bowl full of drama.

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Dawgs run away from Nebraska

Don't be fooled by the distant score in this one. Nebraska held its own against a team that came inches away from a national title bid.

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Hit of the year, already

If this is what happens when referees screw over South Carolina ... Michigan might want to hope that doesn't happen any more. Also, go read Andy Staples' piece on the hit at SI.

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Oklahoma State crushes Purdue

Mike Gundy's Oklahoma State team had no trouble with Purdue on New Year's Day, winning, 58-14, in one of the biggest blowouts in bowl history.

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Northwestern gets first bowl win since 1949

Northwestern won their first bowl game since 1949 when they topped Mississippi State in the Gator Bowl.

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Georgia's mascot is fashion-forward

It's a holiday, so get out your special pants, UGA.

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Gamecocks' head gets punted

Michigan has solved the Ace Sanders problem, I guess?

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South Carolina leads Michigan in Outback Bowl

The South Carolina Gamecocks hold a 21-13 lead over the Michigan Wolverines at halftime thanks to three big plays.

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Bizarre Michigan fake works

You know that kind of crap Lane Kiffin tries like four times per game that never works? Brady Hoke got it to work.

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Georgia WR Mitchell hurt in Capital One Bowl

Georgia WR Malcolm Mitchell has been ruled out for the remainder of the Capital One Bowl against Nebraska with an undisclosed injury after taking a hard hit on a kick return.

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Every UGA player ever touches Nebraska punt

Yes, yes, we know, Mark Richt has lost control of something.

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More like OutBOMB BOWL!

South Carolina goes deep on Michigan, of course!

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Junior crashes Gator Bowl

Jacksonville is getting really Jacksonville so far.

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Rose: Closer than you think

Wisconsin's not as good as its 70-point explosion suggests, but it's also much better than its five losses suggest. Can Stanford's Kevin Hogan ruin the return of Barry Alvarez? 5 p.m. ET, ABC.

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Orange Bowl: NIU can beat FSU

Northern Illinois is far from the most overmatched BCS team ever. In fact, Florida State will have to play a complete game in order to avoid the upset.

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Outback Bowl: Star power and disaster

It's Denard Robinson's final game as a Michigan Wolverine. Can his defense avoid letting South Carolina off the hook on passing downs? 1 p.m. ET, ESPN.

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Gator Bowl: Who the hell knows?

There might not be a more difficult game to figure out than the Gator Bowl between Mississippi State and Northwestern, two maddening, unpredictable and rather entertaining squads. Noon ET, ESPN2.

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New Year's Day bowls TV guide

Happy college football day. Your 2013 New Year's Day has been planned out for you in its entirety.

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Capital One Bowl: Unpredictability all over

In their respective last games, Nebraska was humiliated and Georgia nearly made the BCS championship. But in their first 12 games, these teams were much, much closer. 1 p.m. ET, ABC.

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2013 bowl picks

For all your betting and odds needs, visit Odds Shark, an SB Nation partner.

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Heart of Dallas Bowl: How much heart?

A couple of late losses sent Oklahoma State tumbling down the Big 12's bowl totem pole. Can the Cowboys summon enough motivation to get past a Purdue team that is both salty and all sorts of flawed? Noon ET, ESPNU.

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Michigan helmets going matte

Michigan Men join crazes. That's the thing I find myself learning here. * No, chrome is not soon to follow, we think.

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Bielema to Arkansas

Arkansas' year-long coaching search will conclude with Bret Bielema, who wants to stick around for the Rose Bowl.

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Deal with it

For the first time ever, a MAC team has made the BCS. And now we're all super mad about it! But should we be?

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