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2014 Fiesta Bowl: Blake Bortles leads UCF over Baylor, 52-42

UCF quarterback Blake Bortles threw for 301 yards and three touchdowns to lead UCF over Baylor 52-42 in a Fiesta Bowl upset on New Year's Day.

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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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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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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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Baylor huge Fiesta Bowl betting favorite vs. UCF

Baylor has dominated as a heavy favorite, and the Bears lay 17 points on the Fiesta Bowl betting menu against the UCF Knights. Here's the Odds Shark game preview.

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Baylor, UCF preparing for offensive showdown

Baylor averaged 53.3 points a game in 2013 and scored 40+ points in all but three games. Can the Knights keep Bryce Petty and co. in check?

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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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Blake Bortles undecided about going pro

The Knights' offensive star could turn pro after Fiesta Bowl.

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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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Big 12 bowl previews and schedule

This season's Big 12 was top-heavy -- can those teams come away with big wins, with teams in three of this year's five or so biggest bowls?

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Fiesta Bowl set: Baylor to play UCF

Can the Bears hang 100 on the Knights?

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Baylor clinches Fiesta, likely vs. UCF

Oklahoma State's loss to Oklahoma opened up the Big 12's automatic BCS bid for the winner of Texas-Baylor.

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UCF clinches trip to Sugar or Fiesta

The Knights will play in a BCS bowl game for the first time ever, and they're the first team to lock up a spot this year.

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