Abe’s College Football Picks – Bowl Season

Gildan New Mexico Bowl: Washington State 34, Colorado State 30 – Wake up the kids, wake up the dog, wake up Bill Snyder — it's bowl season! 

Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl: Fresno State 45, USC 35 – Isn't USC a little concerned that everyone at Washington is thrilled Steve Sarkisian left?

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl: San Diego State 34, Buffalo 20 – Alright, everyone can go back to sleep.

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl: Louisiana-Lafayette 100, Tulane 13 – The RAGIN' CAJUNS!! May bowl season never change and continue to be an all-inclusive buffet of mediocre teams. 

Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl St. Petersburg: East Carolina 23, Ohio 13 – Early contender for a best bowl name of the year, it's the double apostrophe around the O that does it.

Sheraton Hawaii Bowl: Oregon State 45, Boise State 41 – It's okay Chris Peterson left, because we got… Bryan Harsin!?

Little Caesar's Bowl: Pittsburgh 21, Bowling Green 20 – The each player on the losing team has to eat three Little Caesar's Pizzas on the field during the trophy presentation.

San Diego Credit County Union Poinsettia Bowl: Utah State 31, Northern Illinois 28 – Here's another contender for bowl name of the year.

Military Bowl – Pres. by Northrop Grumman: Maryland 23, Marshall 14 – Obviously this game has no class, why not presented by Northrop Grumman? Oh, because they don't want to draw attention to that.

Texas Bowl: Minnesota 30, Syracuse 20 – In a few years, this game will be called the iPhone Houston Texas Bowl pres. by Mack (Brown) and Cheese Buy It At Your Local Walmart.

Fight Hunger Bowl: Washington 34, BYU 21 – Hooray, hooray, our coach left us for a bigger and more prestigious program! YEEEESSS!

New Era Pinstripe Bowl: Notre Dame 31, Rutgers 17 – One year after that brutal national championship, the Irish land in the New Era Bowl. The New Era has begun.

Belk Bowl: North Carolina 56, Cincinnati 23 – We've reached the point in the bowl picks where I'm not even looking up the team's records anymore. 

Russell Athletic Bowl: Louisville 41, Miami 13 – So it turns out the whole, "Miami Is Back" thing may have been a little premature. 

Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl: Michigan 27, Kansas State 23 – Wake up Bill Snyder, his team is playing! And there's Buffalo Wild Wings!

Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl: Navy 42, Middle Tennessee 24 – Navy in the Armed Forces Bowl. Sorry, Middle Tennessee.

Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl: Ole Miss 33, Georgia Tech 24 – It's like they tried to cram everything good and American into the bowl name. It could have been the Apple Pie Uncle Sam Milkshakes Rock and Roll Made In America Bowl Presented By Gary Cooper and Dick Clark.

Valero Alamo Bowl: Oregon 42, Texas 27 – It's okay Mack Brown resigned, because we're going to get Nick Saban! Really!

National University Holiday Bowl: Arizona State 45, Texas Tech 31 – Red Raider, Red Raider.

AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl: Arizona 34, Boston College 30 – Didn't understand that last pick? Neither did I.

Hyundai Sun Bowl: UCLA 44, Virginia Tech 20 – Yes, we're now at that point in the bowl picks where I am doing jokes with myself.

AutoZone Liberty Bowl: Mississippi State 34, Rice 3 – Ahhhhhhhh! 

Chick-fil-A Bowl: Texas A&M 54, Duke 17 – The most interesting thing about this game is why Chick-fil-A decides not to capitalize the F in fil. Gator Bowl: Georgia 38, Nebraska 23 – Bo Pelini: Taxslayer.

Heart of Dallas Bowl Pres. by Plainscapital Bank: UNLV 43, North Texas 31 – New Years' Day Bowl Games! It's finally getting good! 

Capital One Bowl: South Carolina 41, Wisconsin 27 – Free credit cards for the winners! 

Outback Bowl: LSU 40, Iowa 23 – The game is close until Les Miles breaks out his rally cap.

Rose Bowl Game Presented by Vizio: Stanford 24, Michigan State 21 – Texas is considering both these teams' head coaches. They're also considering the Pope. 

Tostitos Fiesta Bowl: Baylor 57, UCF 28 – Is it too late to scrap the BCS for this year?

Allstate Sugar Bowl: Alabama 45, Oklahoma 10 – Blood Tide.

AT&T Cotton Bowl: Missouri 35, Oklahoma State 27 – The Cotton Bowl has turned into the Remember When The Big XII Mattered game. 

Discover Orange Bowl: Ohio State 41, Clemson 31 – After sealing the victory, Urban Meyer is pictured forlornly peeling oranges in the Dolphins' locker-room, wondering what might have been.

BBVA Compass Bowl: Vanderbilt 28, Houston 13 – I'll bet you didn't know that BBVA stands for Banco Bilbao Vizcava Argentaria.

GoDaddy Bowl: Ball State 23, Arkansas State 20 – What a warmup for the National Championship game! I can feel the madness!

Vizio BCS National Championship: Florida State 42, Auburn 34 – As Cam Newton will tell you, the team with the Heisman-winning, legally-compromised star quarterback always wins in the end. College football in a nutshell. 

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