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Get Your Bowl On: SB Nation's Picks And Previews Every Postseason Game

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Do you hate the idea of puppies playoffs? Stop right here. Do not read on. Slowly back away from the post, hit the back button on your browser, and do not return. You do not -- NOT -- want to see the grisly details of the status quo.

For the other 95% of you, continue on below, where we've provided you with the full rundown of all this year's bowl action, complete with the consensus picks from 31 of SB Nation's finest college bloggers -- and a healthy scoop of snark to wash down each game.

Bottoms up...

2009-10 Bowl Match Ups & Predictions


December 19th
New Mexico Bowl Fresno St. vs Wyoming
Fresno St. (84%)
Look man, I saw--not more than 10 yards in front of me--this team storm down the field, score a touchdown with 2 seconds left on the clock, and then make the least likely two point conversion of all time. I like Fresno State because their coach must have sold his soul to the devil.
--Hail To The Orange
Wyoming wins, 35-28. SBN: 0-1
December 19th
St. Petersburg Bowl Rutgers vs Central Florida
Central Florida (58%)
After weeks without football, don't act like you won't be watching...
--Team Speed Kills
Rutgers dominates Central Florida, 45-24. SBN: 0-2
December 20th
New Orleans Bowl Southern Miss vs Middle Tenn. St.
Southern Miss (74%)
Tennesseans in New Orleans: khaki pants are not bulletproof. Repeat: khaki pants are NOT bulletproof.
Middle Tennessee tops Southern Miss, 42-32. SBN: 0-3
December 22nd
Las Vegas Bowl Oregon St. vs BYU Oregon St. (77%)
The only non-BCS bowl to feature to top 20 teams.  Lets just see if BYU actually shows up to this game and uses their practice time this year.
--Mountain West Connection
BYU Dominates Oregon State, 44-20. SBN: 0-4
December 23rd
Poinsettia Bowl Cal vs Utah Cal (84%)
Say hello to Utah, the worst 9-3 team in history.
--Black Heart Gold Pants
Utah rolls over Cal, 37-27. SBN: 0-5
December 24th
Hawaii Bowl SMU vs Nevada Nevada (74%)
Hawaii fans will greet June Jones' return to the islands in a genteel fashion.  And by genteel, I mean they'll be throwing AAA batteries instead of AAs.
--The Only Colors
SMU throttles Nevada, 45-10. SBN: 0-6
December 26th
Little Caesar's Bowl Marshall vs Ohio
Ohio (65%)
Ugly green uniforms. Bad pizza. Detroit.
--Red And Black Attack
Marshall tops Ohio, 21-17. SBN: 0-7
December 26th Meineke Car Care Bowl
Pitt vs UNC Pitt (84%)
Hard to pick against Roy Williams but Jaimie Dixon's Panthers will be ready for this one.
--The Daily Gopher
Pitt rallies to beat UNC, 19-17. SBN: 1-7
December 26th Emerald Bowl
Boston College vs USC USC (71%)
I would be willing to bet that 45 percent of the USC student body can't locate Boston College on a map.
--Searching For Billy Edelin
USC stifles Boston College, 24-13. SBN: 2-7
December 27th
Music City Bowl
Clemson vs Kentucky Clemson (58%)
C.J. Spiller - snubbed for the Heisman and headed to the Music City Bowl.  You can say you had a worse week, but I'd doubt it.
--The Only Colors
Clemson runs past Kentucky, 21-13. SBN: 3-7
December 28th
Independence Bowl
Georgia vs Texas A&M Georgia (55%)
Only because TAMU's pass defense is 0.0001% worse than Georgia's. NINJA STRIKE.
UGA wins big over Texas A&M, 44-20. SBN: 4-7
December 29th
Champs Sports Bowl
Miami vs Wisconsin Miami (77%)
Jacory Harris gets eaten by Schofield on the first play from the LOS. Schofield reasons that Harris looked like a stunt double from Avatar and he hates James Cameron movies.
--The Rivalry, Esq.
Wisconsin runs over Miami, 20-14. SBN: 5-7
December 30th
Humanitarian Bowl
Bowling Green vs Idaho
Bowling Green (71%)
Bowling Green WR Freddie Barnes is 4 catches shy of the NCAA receptions record of 142.  Watch him break that record in the first quarter on the frozen blue tundra against one of the worst secondaries in the nation.
--Red And Black Attack
Idaho wins wild game against Bowling Green, 43-42. SBN: 5-8
December 30th
Holiday Bowl
Nebraska vs Arizona Arizona (52%)
Known for tons of offense and fantastic finishes, the Holiday finds itself with two defensive teams. American rediscovers the joy of defense as the final score ends up 8-5 for the Huskers.
--Corn Nation
Nebraska dominates Arizona, 33-0. SBN: 5-9
December 31st
Armed Forces Bowl
Houston vs Air Force
Houston (71%)
I LOVE what Troy Calhoun is doing at Air Force, but Case Keenum will light up the skies more than Air Force graduates in flight school.
--Rock M Nation
Air Force dominates Houston, 47-20. SBN: 5-10
December 31st
Sun Bowl Stanford vs Oklahoma Stanford (52%) Toby Gerhart for Heisman will truck stick some mofos.
--Blogger So Dear
Oklahoma tops Stanford, 31-27. SBN: 5-11
December 31st
Texas Bowl Missouri vs Navy
Navy (55%)
Monsieur Blaine Gabbert avec su ami Danario Alexander a besoin du victoire.
Navy flattens Missouri, 35-13. SBN: 6-11
December 31st Insight Bowl Iowa St. vs Minnesota Minnesota (58%)
Clearly the highlight of the bowl season. Typically the Insight Bowl is high scoring, but... not this year. Final score Minn 6, ISU 2.
--The Daily Gopher
Iowa State escapes Minnesota, 14-13. SBN: 6-12
December 31st
Chick-Fil-A Bowl Tennessee vs Virginia Tech Virginia Tech (77%)
Unlike Chick-fil-A, the Orange Pride is open on Sundays. I don't even know what that means, but it sounds dirty.
--Alligator Army
Virginia Tech downs Tennessee, 37-14. SBN: 7-12
January 1st
Outback Bowl Northwestern vs Auburn Auburn (74%)
Betting on Gene Chizik. Why yes, I do like to live dangerously.
Auburn outlasts Northwestern, 38-35. SBN: 8-12
January 1st Capital One Bowl Penn St. vs LSU LSU (87%)
This game will set offensive football back decades. I'll go ahead and set the over/under at 17.
--Coug Center
Penn State sneaks by LSU, 19-17. SBN: 9-12
January 1st Gator Bowl West Virginia vs Florida St. West Virginia (84%)
Final game for Bowden best chance to rally FSU to a victory.
--Crimson and Cream Machine
Bowden, Florida State knock off West Virginia, 33-21. SBN: 9-13
January 1st Rose Bowl
Oregon vs Ohio St. Oregon (87%)
Who in their right mind would pick Ohio State to win a BCS bowl game?
--Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician
Ohio State over Oregon, 26-17. SBN: 9-14
January 1st Sugar Bowl
Cincinnati vs Florida Florida (77%) Florida loses and Tim Tebow weeps in the post-game press conference, as he vows NEVER to lose another game in a Gator uniform.
--Searching For Billy Edelin
Florida throttles Cincinnati, 51-24. SBN: 10-14
January 2nd
International Bowl
Northern Illinois vs South Florida
South Florida (68%)
3 of USF's 7 wins came over two I-AA schools and Western Kentucky.  NIU's 7 wins came against teams with a combined 17-66 record.  Get your passports ready!
--Red And Black Attack
South Florida deports Northern Illinois, 27-3. SBN: 11-14
January 2nd Bowl
UCONN vs South Carolina South Carolina (77%)
Gotta pick South Carolina, if only because defense wins championships, err... the Bowl.
--BC Interruption
Connecticut tops South Carolina, 20-7. SBN: 11-15
January 2nd Cotton Bowl
Ole Miss vs Oklahoma St.
Ole Miss (55%)
The team that is least disappointed to be here will win.
--Rocky Top Talk
Ole Miss puts away Oklahoma State, 21-7. SBN: 12-15
January 2nd Liberty Bowl
Arkansas vs East Carolina Arkansas (81%)
The Pirates play SEC-level defense. Blasphemy, you say? Watch them shut down the Razorbacks, then apologize to me later.
--Coug Center
Arkansas prevails in OT, 20-17. SBN: 13-15
January 2nd Alamo Bowl
Texas Tech vs Michigan St. Texas Tech (87%)
I have to vote for my Spartans in this game, who by game time might need me to suit up at wide receiver.
--The Only Colors
Texas Tech triumphs over Michigan State, 41-31. SBN: 14-15
January 4th
Fiesta Bowl
TCU vs Boise St. TCU (90%)
What a huge disappointment by the BCS to pair these teams.
--AZ Desert Swarm
Boise State's defense leads to win over TCU, 17-10. SBN: 14-16
January 5th
Orange Bowl
Georgia Tech vs Iowa Georgia Tech (87%)
If I'm the Orange Bowl, I hate the BCS.  Three of out of every four games are less intriguing than the International Bowl.
--Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician
Iowa puts game away late, beats Georgia Tech, 24-14. SBN: 14-17
January 6th
Central Michigan vs Troy
Central Michigan (68%)
Dan "I got a" LeFevour deserved a shot at the big boys for his last game.
--BC Interruption
Central Michigan edges Troy in double overtime, 44-41. SBN: 15-17
January 7th
BCS Title Game
Texas vs Alabama Alabama (77%)
Can Texas win at Vince Young Stadium West... without Vince Young?
--Burnt Orange Nation
Alabama tops Texas, 37-21. SBN: 16-17