Bowl Season Open Thread: The Music City, Insight, And Chick-Fil-A Bowls

Monday, December 31, 2007

The nightcap will probably prove to be much more exciting than the earlier games, and I don't expect anyone to be around to add some quotes. If you do I'll love you for it, if not then have a great night. I have one more post before heading out into the night myself, so stick around for a bit.

Kentucky vs. FSU
The Music City Bowl
4:00 PM ET, December 31, 2007
The Coliseum , Nashville , TN

Weather: 56 Degrees and Sunny
Spread: Kentucky -7.5, O/U 56
AA's Pick: Kentucky -7....again, buy the half
Announcers: Ron Franklin, Ed Cunningham(ESPN)

Team Leaders

Kentucky Passing: Woodson- 63.0%, 3351 Yards, 36 TDs, 10 INTs
Florida State Passing: Weatherford- 58.9%, 1773 Yards, 8 TDs, 1 INTs

Kentucky Rushing: Little- 162 Carries, 861 Yards, 5.3 avg, 3 TDs
Florida State Rushing: Smith- 175 Carries, 663 Yards, 3.8 avg, 3 TDs

Kentucky Receiving: Johnson- 54 Catches, 928 Yards, 17.2 avg, 11 TDs
Florida State Receiving: Fagg- 49 Catches, 707 Yards, 14.4 avg, 5 TDs

Indiana vs. Oklahoma State
Insight Bowl
5:30 PM ET, December 31, 2007
Sun Devil Stadium , Tempe , AZ

Weather: 63 Degrees, Sunny
Spread: Oklahoma State -6, O/U 70
AA's Pick: Indiana +6
Announcers: Bob Papa, Sterling Sharpe, Mike Mayock (NFL-N)

Team Leaders

Indiana Passing:
Lewis- 60.9%, 2839 Yards, 26 TDs, 10 INTs
Oklahoma State Passing:
Robinson- 59.2%, 2522 Yards, 20 TDs, 8 INTs

Indiana Rushing: Lewis-
137 Carries, 653 Yards, 4.8 avg, 8 TDs
Oklahoma State Rushing:
Savage- 200 Carries, 1172 Yards, 5.9 avg, 8 TDs

Indiana Receiving: Hardy-
74 Catches, 1075 Yards, 14.5 avg, 16 TDs
Oklahoma State Receiving:
Bowman- 61 Catches, 932 Yards, 15.3 avg, 7 TDs

#15 Clemson vs. #23 Auburn
The Chick-Fil-A Bowl
7:30 PM ET, December 31, 2007
Georgia Dome , Atlanta , GA

Clemson -3, O/U 45
AA's Pick:
Clemson -3
Brad Nessler, Bob Griese, Paul Maguire (ESPN)

Team Leaders

Clemson Passing:
Harper- 67.0%, 2887 Yards, 27 TDs, 6 INTs
Auburn Passing:
Cox- 58.8%, 1869 Yards, 9 TDs, 12 INTs

Clemson Rushing: Davis-
191 Carries, 992 Yards, 5.2 avg, 9 TDs
Auburn Rushing: Tate-
188 Carries, 856 Yards, 4.6 avg, 7 TDs

Clemson Receiving: Kelly-
84 Catches, 1045 Yards, 12.4 avg, 11 TDs
Auburn Receiving: Smith-
48 Catches, 660 Yards, 13.8 avg, 5 TDs

"In the history of football I don't think there's ever been a pass completed out of bounds." - Ed Cunningham (Via alienaub)

I heard that one too.....hilarious.

"It's an exaggeration of sand. Well wet sand."- Ron Franklin on a FSU player who trains in mud

"Holy Boise, Batman!" - Dave Lamont (Via Anon and Wilmott)

"One of the receivers run by and rubs the defender so the other receiver can run an out cut or a slant without the guy covering him....."- Ed Cunningham
"Rub is better know as a pick."- Ron Franklin
"Rubbing offensive guys, that's what we call it."- Ed Cunningham

"I would never go out for New Years Eve with this game on. It's going to be interesting."- Lou Holtz
"You're in Bristol, where are you going to go?"- Mark May
"Easy, easy....I'll save you right now with some other breaking news."- Rece Davis
"We only work here."- Mark May
"Cut his mic."- Rece Davis
"Cut his throat"- Lou Holtz

Whoa Lou....whoa!


"In the history of football I don't think there's ever been a pass completed out of bounds." - Ed Cunningham

alienaub said...
Dec 31, 2007, 5:17:00 PM  


"Holy Boise, Batman!" - Dave Lamont

Willmott said...
Dec 31, 2007, 5:38:00 PM  

Woodson just pulled out a little early and it shot up - Ed Cunninghan

scottie2hottie said...
Dec 31, 2007, 6:49:00 PM  

"I'll start (recruiting) as soon as I pass the recruiting test." - Rick Nieuheisel

Funny considering thats what got his teams on probation the first time

alienaub said...
Dec 31, 2007, 10:13:00 PM  

You omitted a very vital part of the ESPN telecast of the Chick-fil-A Bowl, Bonnie Bernstein, yet you couldn't wait to mention that useless, overrated Erin Andrews in your Alamo Bowl preview. Please somebody, find some dirt on that slutty blonde airhead so that ESPN can fire her sometime soon.

Anonymous said...
Jan 1, 2008, 12:00:00 AM  

Ask a Husker fan if a pass has ever been completed out of bounds and you'll get this:

Bob said...
Jan 2, 2008, 10:46:00 AM  

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