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New Year's Day college football: Michigan State wins Rose Bowl, UCF claims Fiesta Bowl

College football's greatest day? College football's greatest day gave us six exciting bowls, including Michigan State topping Stanford to win their first Rose Bowl in 26 years and UCF shocking Baylor in the Fiesta Bowl.

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BORTLES KOMBAT

Blake Bortles' performance in the Fiesta Bowl against Baylor was, indeed, a FATALITY.

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Now that was a fun New Year's Day

The numbers to know from New Year's Day's bowl games. South Carolina and North Texas dominated the fourth quarter (as they tended to do in 2013), Jeremy Hill's yards were concentrated and in high volume, Nebraska makes a hell of a play call, Blake Bortles catches fire (not literally), and Mark Dantonio is the coolest dork in the world.

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UCF shocks Baylor, 52-42, in Fiesta

The Knights record a monumental upset over the Big 12 titleholders in the final bowl game of New Year's Day.

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Bryce Petty flips, everybody is scared

Bryce Petty's mom did not like Bryce Petty's very scary touchdown.

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MARK DANTONIO IS WINNING LIFE RIGHT NOW

I DROP THE TOP ON MY WHIP

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MSU grinds out 24-20 Rose Bowl win over Stanford

The No. 4 Spartans survive a nightmare first quarter and take a defensive slugfest against the No. 5 Cardinal.

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MICHIGAN STATE FULLBACK KARATE KICK TOUCHDOWN

HIIIIIIIIIIIYA EXPLOSION SPARTY POWER

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Ty Montgomery out of Rose Bowl with injury

Montgomery was injured on a kickoff early in the fourth quarter.

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Stanford band ruins the Rose Bowl

For the second straight year, people are mad that some college kids had fun.

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Helmeted Lee Corso tries to eat a rose

This is some pretty prime Lee Corso, right here.

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The Fiesta Bowl

Join in, friend! Let's enjoy New Year's Day together, from the annual Big Ten vs. SEC challenge to the year's second-biggest bowl to the shootout in Arizona. Stay tuned here for scores, news, jokes, GIFs, and more. Remaining schedule: 5 p.m. ET: Michigan State-Stanford Rose Bowl (ESPN). 8:30 p.m. ET: Baylor-UCF Fiesta Bowl (ESPN).

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LSU 21, Iowa 14

LSU tailback Jeremy Hill led a powerful ground game as the Tigers held off a late challenge to win in Tampa.

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South Carolina 34, Wisconsin 24

The Gamecocks pulled away from the Badgers down the stretch to secure the 34-24 victory in Orlando.

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Heart of Dallas Bowl: North Texas shuts down UNLV

UNLV came out strong, but the final 30 minutes completely belonged to North Texas as they cruised to a comfortable win at the Cotton Bowl.

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Nebraska escapes Georgia, 24-19

The Dawgs had a chance to win it in the final minute, but Arthur Lynch dropped a catchable ball on 4th and three in the red zone to secure the Gator Bowl victory for the Cornhuskers.

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Man on sideline gets wrecked at Capital One Bowl

Bruce Ellington nearly knocked this poor guy's trucker hat off!

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Vin Scully is your Grand Marshal, deal with it

National treasure, everyone. Get your 2014 started right.

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R.I.P., the BCS: 1998 - 2014

College football's money-printing postseason will soon have a new name and a new format. But let's pretend the last official week of the Bowl Championship Series is also the birth of something new.

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The big Gator Bowl breakdown

You wouldn't be able to blame either Georgia or Nebraska for wanting to get this season over with. It hasn't gone according to plan. Still, the two will face off in the Gator Bowl early on Wednesday. Which teams shows up?

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The big Heart of Dallas Bowl breakdown

North Texas and UNLV are playing on January 1! In the Cotton Bowl! Two redemption stories take the field in one of college football's most storied venues, and while North Texas' defense gives the Mean Green a significant edge, an efficient UNLV passing game could even things up.

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The big Outback Bowl breakdown

LSU holds a big-play advantage in the Outback Bowl, but Kirk Ferentz's late-blooming Iowa Hawkeyes could win at the line of scrimmage and snag an upset. New Year's Day, 1 p.m. ET, ESPN.

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The big Capital One Bowl breakdown

On paper, Wisconsin holds a slight edge over South Carolina in the Capital One Bowl (New Year's Day, 1 p.m. ET, ABC). But only one team won a particularly close game in 2013, and it's not the Badgers. It's clutchitude vs. calculators!

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WHY IS CLOWNEY MAKING FRIENDS

First of all, why is he not in the film room? WHY IS HE NOT IN THE FILM ROOM

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LSU and Iowa ate 5,000 (!!!) pounds of Outback

The Outback Bowl welcome dinner is either the best or worst place on earth.

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Michigan State suspends Max Bullough for Rose Bowl

Bullough, a two-time team captain and two-time all-conference linebacker, won't play in what would have been his final college game on January 1 in Pasadena.

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UCF, Baylor returning lots of unsold bowl tickets

Travel costs and other hurdles are limiting ticket sales for the Bears and Knights.

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UGA suspends Harvey-Clemons, Dawson for Gator Bowl

The Bulldogs will be without a pair of contributors in the secondary when they take on Nebraska.

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Burgers, sides and BCS underdogs

On this week’s Easy Call, Dan Rubenstein figures out BCS bowl matchup keys and picks the games against the spread -- Florida State-Auburn, Ohio State-Clemson, Alabama-Oklahoma, Stanford-Michigan State, and Baylor-UCF -- all while fueled by an enormous burger and New York’s finest mac and cheese at DuMont in Brooklyn.

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Fun reasons to watch Iowa-LSU. Seriously.

Dan Rubenstein explains why Iowa-LSU is one of the more intriguing bowl match ups.

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Why to watch Wisconsin-So. Carolina. HINT: CLOWNEY

Dan Rubenstein goes through the reasons why South Carolina-Wisconsin could be one of the best bowl games on the 2013-2014 slate.

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Why Nebraska-UGA in the Gator Bowl is THE FUTURE

Dan Rubenstein reviews the reasons why, even though these teams played last year, dawns-huskers should be fun.

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Stanford, MSU fans battling for Rose Bowl tix

The cheapest available tickets cost nearly four figures.

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Fans not interested in Gator Bowl rematch

Charter flights are being canceled due to a luck of fan interest in the Gator Bowl.

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LSU vs. Iowa? No, onion vs. shrimp

Your physical condition is too excellent. Watch the Outback Bowl and eat at Outback in order to fix this issue. Please vote in our poll below.

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