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EDITOR Omar Soussi

The 2018-19 PlayStation® Fiesta Bowl Media Guide is published by the bowl’s communication department and designed by the graphics department. It serves to assist the media with coverage of the 48th Annual PlayStation Fiesta Bowl.

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CONTRIBUTORS Scott Leightman, Jackie Hobson CREATIVE DIRECTION Cheyenne Brumlow

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LAYOUT DESIGN Patty De La Roche PHOTOGRAPHERS Scott Mitchell, Slingshot Photography

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FIESTA BOWL ORGANIZATION STAFF

MIKE NEALY Executive Director

SCOTT LEIGHTMAN Sr. Director of Communications

JACKIE HOBSON Communications Coordinator

OMAR SOUSSI Communications Intern

sleightman@fiestabowl.org (602) 565-3147

jhobson@fiestabowl.org (602) 625-5733

osoussi@fiestabowl.org 480.285.8850

GAME DATE Tuesday, January 1, 2019

TICKETS 480.350.0911

NETWORK TELEVISION ESPN

YEARS IN EXISTENCE 48, first Fiesta Bowl was in 1971

PREGAME CEREMONIES 10:30 AM MST

MEDIA REGISTRATION 480-596-7020

TELEVISION ANNOUNCERS Steve Levy, Brian Griese, Todd McShay

LAST YEAR’S GAME Penn State 35, Washington 28

KICKOFF TIME 11:00 AM MST

MEDIA SHUTTLE 480-905-7994

OFFICE PHONE 480.350.0900

STATE FARM STADIUM PRESS BOX PHONE 623.433.7710

QUICK FACTS

COMMUNICATIONS PHONE 480.350.0909

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NATIONAL RADIO ESPN Radio RADIO ANNOUNCERS Jason Benetti, Kelly Stouffer, Olivia Dekker

ZIEGLER FIESTA BOWL MUSEUM & CENTER 7135 E. Camelback Rd., Suite 190 Scottsdale, AZ 85251


S TA DIUM FAC T S CAPACITY: 72,158 PLAYING SURFACE: Natural grass (Tifway 419 Bermuda hybrid planted in early May, 2006 using stolons in an 11” bed of USGA sand mix with inclusions)

S TATE FA RM STAD IUM With its retractable field and roof, Glendale’s State Farm Stadium is unlike any other venue in North America. The exterior design was the vision of renowned architect Peter Eisenman along with HOK Sport. The basic form of the design takes its cue from a barrel cactus and offers alternating vertical slots with smooth panels. The stadium was constructed with a roof containing two large panels that retract to uncover the entire playing field. The stadium’s most unique feature is a rollout field consisting of a 152,000 square-foot concrete stadium floor with an embedded utility grid. The natural grass field rests in a retractable, 12-million pound tray outside the stadium until game day for maximum sun exposure and nourishment. The tray takes approximately 45 minutes to move inside the stadium and rests atop tracks as it rolls in and out on a steel wheel set powered by small electric motors.

LIGHTING: 700 Musco pre-aimed sports lights providing over one millionwatts of light. STADIUM HEIGHT: 233 feet from the playing surface to the top of the roof; approximately 19 stories high.

The stadium has permanent seating for 63,000 but expands to hold approximately 73,000 for mega-events like the PlayStation® Fiesta Bowl, College Football National Championship game and the Super Bowl. The stadium has a total of 88 luxury suites on two levels, club seating for 7,000 with access to private club lounge areas, lower bowl seating for 29,000 and upper deck seating for approximately 26,000 accommodate patrons. All seats are individual chairs with armrests and cup holders. The press box, located in the southwest corner, accommodates approximately 154 working media members. There is also a national television broadcast booth, a home coaches booth, a visiting coaches booth, an instant replay booth, an officials booth, a scoreboard and public address control booth, a stats booth and four radio booths. The 2011 Bowl Championship Series (BCS) National Championship Game pitting Auburn and Oregon drew 78,603 fans, the largest crowd in the history of State Farm Stadium. F I E S TA B OW L .O R G

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THE PLAN In 2002 the Fiesta Bowl Board of Directors decided it needed a more unique trophy to compete with the trophies of the other national bowls – something that would make a statement. The original Fiesta Bowl Trophy was small, made of wood and slightly resembled the Heisman Trophy. Recognizing the need for something slightly more impressive, the board had in mind the perfect man for the job. Al Molina, a Fiesta Bowl Yellow Jacket Committee member, happened to be an internationallyrecognized jeweler. They tasked Molina with, what would become, a masterpiece of a trophy. With no budget, no guidelines and free rein over the design, Molina and members of the executive committee set out to create a truly historical work of art. Molina, refusing to create anything short of a masterpiece, told the board he would make the trophy on his own “nickel.”

THE CREATION With just a little more than three months to bring the idea life, a team of experts set to work under the leadership of Al Molina and head designer Christopher Olson, who is considered the “champion of the trophy.” The trophy’s foundation entailed an intricate fabrication of five different shades of marble and granite, upholding the stunning complexities of the trophy. The center column was created using lapis lazuli, one of the most sought after stones in the world. Created to simulate the Arizona sunset, it was hand-carved in 18-karat yellow, green, red, peach and white gold. The sterling silver dome alone, enhanced with multi-colored windows created in jeweler’s enamel, took more than 96 hours to complete. Todd McFarlane, Grammy- and Emmy-winning producer/director and founder of one of America’s top action figure manufactures, McFarlane Toys, used his rare talent for detail and accuracy to create the football players. He cast the eight perfectly-designed players in sterling silver to live on each side and corner of the structure. Ken Wilson, a former Disney “Imagineer” and inventor of the infamous lightsabers used in Star Wars, created the one-of-a-

kind LED lighting display within the trophy. Weighing more than 200 pounds, the trophy design team knew even the strongest football team wouldn’t be able to hold it up in celebration after their Fiesta Bowl victory. This realization sparked the idea of the removable football, but not just any ole’ football. Made of 18-karat gold with jeweler’s enameled Fiesta Bowl sunburst marks, this football flaunts 2,187 pavé-set diamonds. The stones weigh a total of 50 carats, making up the stripes on the extravagant football, which is two-thirds regulation size. Not one element of the design was created at random. The compass on the base of the trophy signifies the path of life. The players at the base depict those who support and uphold the team while the players above represent those who guard and protect the ball. The Greek word Nyvk, meaning “the goddess of victory,” is engraved on the curtain above the players. Designed in lotus flowers, the dome signifies purity of strength, power and heart of the victors. Finally, the perfection of the diamonds on the football represents the dedication of the winning team to their sport. After more than 3,000 hours of work, along with a frantic two a.m. call to fix a crack in the dome the night before the big reveal, the Molina Design Team was ready to unveil the masterpiece – a trophy like none other in collegiate athletics. F I E S TA B OW L .O R G

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MEDIA INFO MEDIA HEADQUARTERS The JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort will serve as the primary media hotel for the PlayStationÂŽ Fiesta Bowl. Located just 20 minutes from Sky Harbor International Airport, the hotel is in close proximity to both team hotels and practice sites. This is where both media days and all press conferences will be held, as well as where all media credentials will be distributed. There will also be a media workroom with complimentary wireless and high-speed internet access and telephones, as well as complimentary hospitality with breakfast, lunch and continuous refreshments and spirits for all credentialed media.

MEDIA CREDENTIALS Photo identification will be required for all media requesting a credential. No interchange of credentials is permitted. Any outlet planning to cover the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl must have its credential needs finalized prior to game day. Photo credentials may also be obtained on game day at State Farm Stadium will call beginning at 7:00am.

MEDIA SHUTTLE Complimentary media shuttles will be available at the Camelback Inn from Monday, December 24 through Tuesday, January 1. Shuttles will run from 8:00 a.m. until 10 p.m. most days, and a motor coach will transport media to and from State Farm Stadium on game day (January 1). The shuttle service is available to credentialed media only and will go throughout the Phoenix Metropolitan area, including team practices and the stadium. It will not be available to pick up media from the airport upon arrival. Visit the media shuttle desk located directly outside the AZ Ballroom for more information.

MEDIA HOSPITALITY The Media Lounge, located in the Lincoln Restaurant and the Media Hospitality Suite, located at the Jackrabbit Suite, will be open from December 23 to January 1. Please refer to the official media schedule for details on meals and open/close times, as they vary throughout the week. The PlayStation Fiesta Bowl Media Party will take place at the Octane Raceway in Scottsdale on December 30 at 6:30 p.m.

STADIUM AVAILABILITY Limited media access to State Farm Stadium will be available prior to game day. Media must coordinate in advance through PlayStation Fiesta Bowl Communications Staff. Per NCAA regulations, the stadium will be closed to media during team walk-

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throughs. On game day, the press box and digital media will be open to the media beginning at 7 a.m. Media may enter the stadium at the Media Entrance located just south of Gate 1.

FREQUENCY COORDINATION Media members should pre-coordinate their wireless devices online by January 1. Download and complete the online Frequency Coordination Form by visiting www. FiestaBowl.org/Media-Room. Following submission, the requesting media outlet will receive a confirmation email to print and bring to the stadium on game day when the process is completed by turning on the device, checking the approved frequency and tagging it at the frequency coordination location. Media outlets that do not utilize the pre-coordination option should obtain a Frequency Coordination Form at the Media Center at the Camelback Inn and must initiate the same approval process on game day in the digital media room. To minimize the possibility of interference during the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl, all wireless microphones, intercoms, wireless video cameras and IFBs must be frequency coordinated (preferably in advance) and tagged (game day) before they can be used at the Fiesta Bowl. Cellular telephones and pagers are exempt from frequency coordination. Frequency coordinators Karl Voss and Jim Cole will be stationed outside the Digital Media Room prior to the game to screen all necessary equipment and affix tags. Only cameras displaying the appropriate colored tags will be allowed to operate.

PARKING Satellite trucks may park on December 31 between 4 and 10 p.m. or on game day (January 1) beginning between 5 and 7 a.m. Parking spaces will be reserved for only those media agencies that complete a satellite truck form, which can be found at www.FiestaBowl.org/Media-Room. It must be completed and submitted to the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl Communications Staff prior to game day. On game day, vehicle parking for media will be located on the west side of State Farm Stadium in the Orange Lot.

LIVE TELECASTS On game day, non-originating telecasters may originate live programming from the field until 45 minutes prior to kickoff. Live programming may resume after ESPN has discontinued its live coverage after the game. Television stations or networks may use a maximum of three minutes of taped footage on news programs only after ESPN has discontinued its live coverage after the game. The graphic -Courtesy ESPN- must accompany all highlights.


MEDIA INFO (CONT.) PRESS BOX AND DIGITAL MEDIA Located in the southwest corner, the press box accommodates approximately 165 working media members. There is also a national television broadcast booth, coaches booths, an officials booth, a scoreboard and PA control booth, a stats booth and four radio booths. Additionally, the auxiliary press box, located in section 401, will accommodate approximately 150 working media members. Located on the field level in northwest corner on field level, the Digital Media Room will provide space for photographers and print media and have televisions to monitor game action. The room offers highspeed internet, wireless internet, phones and power. A complimentary pregame meal, halftime snack and postgame dessert will be served to all credentialed media in the press box, auxiliary press box and digital media room before the game and at halftime. Drinks and snacks will be available when the press box opens through postgame.

STATISTIC SERVICE A professional statistical services company will provide all statistical information. Statistical books, consisting of a scoring summary, individual stats, team stats, quarter stats, descriptive play-by-play, drive charts, defensive stats, coaches and players quotes and new game records will be available as quickly as possible in the press box and Postgame Press Conference Room. A play-by-play account of down and distance will be provided verbally over the press box public address system and over a hard line for television and radio. Quick quotes from coaches and players attending the postgame press conference and quick stats will be distributed as soon as possible in the press box and Digital Media Room.

SIDELINE RESTRICTIONS Photographers with sideline access must wear their assigned ENG vest at all times shooting the game. They are not permitted within the Team Bench Area (inside the 25-yard lines) at any time and must remain behind the 12-foot restraining line surrounding the field. This policy will be strictly enforced.

FIELD ACCESS Media members are allowed on the field with five minutes or less remaining in the game. The press elevator will initially leave with seven minutes remaining in the game.

OPEN LOCKER ROOMS Locker rooms will be open to the media as noted herein, for a minimum of 20 minutes after the postgame cooling-off period ends. See below policy for live transmission.

In addition, during the open locker room session, a minimum of four and a maximum of six student-athletes will be requested by the host communications director to be made available outside the locker room or other nearby designated area for media availability. No Videography. No Live Transmission. No Live Streaming. Videography will not be permitted in the locker room after the game except for those designated below. This includes videography with cameras, phones, tablets and any other video recording devices. No live transmission of video, social streaming or live audio from the locker room will be permitted during the open locker room session. Still photographers are permissible. After the cooling-off period, permissible videographers allowed access in each locker room: • One camera from ESPN • One camera from the participating team • One camera from the participating team’s conference digital or linear network

POSTGAME The winning head coach and the entire team will remain on the field at the conclusion of the game for award ceremonies. Presentation of the winning team trophy and the outstanding player trophies will be made immediately following the conclusion of the game and broadcast by ESPN. The head coaches and a minimum of two starters from each team will be available in the Press Conference Room (located on the northwest corner of State Farm Stadium on the field level) after a brief cooling-off period. The head coach and starters from the runner-up team will be escorted into the Press Conference Room after a 10-minute cooling-off period, which begins when the head coach enters the locker room. The head coach and starters from the winning team will be escorted into the Press Conference Room after a 20-minute cooling-off period, which begins after the conclusion of the trophy presentation. Media may return to their seats or utilize the digital media room at the conclusion of the game to file stories. If you have any questions, please contact the PlayStation® Fiestsa Bowl Communications Staff: Scott Leightman, Senior Director of Communications sleightman@fiestabowl.org | 602.565.3147 Jackie Hobson, Communications Coordinator jhobson@fiestabowl.org | 602-625-5733

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U C F K N I GHTS UCF THIS SEASON Compiling a 25-game winning streak over the last two seasons, the longest in the nation, No. 8 UCF has beat all but one of its opponents by double-digit points. By continuing to find ways to win, the Knights came back from 16 and 17-point deficits to win two pivotal meetings with Memphis, the second to win the American Conference Championship for the second year in a row. The 2019 PlayStation Fiesta Bowl marks the third New Year’s Six Bowl game for the Knights in the last six seasons. In its one previous Fiesta Bowl trip, UCF beat Baylor 52-42 in 2014. MATCHUP HISTORY This will be the first time the teams have played each other. PLAYSTATION® FIESTA BOWL HISTORY This will be the Knights’ second trip to the Fiesta Bowl, previously beating Baylor 52-42 in 2014. UCF HEAD COACH JOSH HEUPEL In 2017, UCF announced Josh Heupel as its 11th head coach and he guided the Knights to a 12-0 record in his first season. Heupel was a former quarterback at Oklahoma and won a national championship

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for the Sooners during the 2000-01 season. Heupel is no stranger to the Valley coaching in three Fiesta Bowls (2007, 2008, 2011) as a member of the Oklahoma coaching staff. KEY PLAYERS Greg McCrae: The sophomore running back has played in 12 games, rushed for 1,101 yards, averaging nine yards per carry and 91.75 yards per game. Additionally, McCrae has rushed for nine touchdowns. Darriel Mack Jr.: The freshman quarterback took over after a seasonending injury to star quarterback McKenzie Milton. Mack stepped in and led the Knights to a comeback win in the American Conference Championship game, completing 19 of 27 passes for 348 yards and two touchdowns. Mack also ran the ball 18 times for 59 yards and four touchdowns. UCF PRIMARY MEDIA CONTACTS Andy Seeley (aseeley@athletics.ucf.edu, 407-342-1406) Dan Forcella (dforcella@athletics.ucf.edu, 207-650-6790)


LS U TI G ER S LSU THIS SEASON No. 11 LSU comes to the Fiesta Bowl for the first time in school history with three big wins against then-No. 8 Miami, then-No.7 Auburn and a 36-16 victory over then-No. 2 Georgia. The Tigers held tough in their losses, with two of them on the road by a combined 10 points (including a historic seven-overtime loss to Texas A&M). This will be the sixth time an SEC team has appeared in the Fiesta Bowl and the first since 2000, when Tennessee lost to Nebraska 31-21. The 2018 PlayStation Fiesta Bowl will mark the 19th straight bowl appearance for LSU and 50th in its illustrious history. MATCHUP HISTORY This will be the first matchup between LSU and UCF. PLAYSTATIONÂŽ FIESTA BOWL HISTORY This will be the first time LSU has played in the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl.

after coaching in the 1997 Fiesta Bowl while on the coaching staff at Syracuse. KEY PLAYERS Nick Brossette: The senior running back has played in 12 games, rushed for 922 yards, averaged 4.4 yards per carry and scored 14 touchdowns. Devin White: The junior linebacker has played in 12 games, made 115 tackles, including 12 tackles for loss. Named the Butkus Award winner as the best linebacker in college football, White also forced and recovered two fumbles on the year. LSU PRIMARY MEDIA CONTACTS Michael Bonnette (225-241-4845, mbonnet@lsu.edu) Chelsey Chamberlain (225-317-5450, Cchamblerlain@lsu.edu)

LSU HEAD COACH ED ORGERON Following the 2016 season, Ed Orgeron was named head coach of the Tigers. Since becoming head coach, Orgeron has led LSU to a 24-9 record since becoming head coach. Orgeron returns to the Valley

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The PlayStation Fiesta Bowl has carved a niche in the postseason landscape as an innovative, progressive landing spot for both the venerable old guard and the talented and precocious. So why should this year be any different? UCF and LSU will add to that tradition when they meet in the 48th annual PlayStation Fiesta this season, a game that was begun as a vehicle to showcase the programs in the West but has become a yearly stage for the biggest of the big-hitters. This edition provides a little extra juice to the new year, on multiple fronts. For the second consecutive season, UCF will bring a perfect record into a New Year’s Six bowl game. Meanwhile, storied LSU — see Billy Cannon, Halloween night, for a quick primer — will celebrate its 50th bowl appearance with its first game here. There is more. Even through the schools are only a 10-hour drive from each other through central Florida and along the Gulf Coast, this will mark their first meeting in series history. Given the trail that the Knights are blazing and the path that LSU already has trod, it will not be the last.

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LSU remains one of the preeminent programs in the country, and the Tigers will be playing in their 19th consecutive bowl game. They have taken part in two national championship games in the last decade, most recently in 2012. UCF is the winningest program in the FBS over the last two seasons, and it shows no signs of stopping while bringing a 25-game winning streak into the game. The Knights won 12 games this season even after a coaching change from Scott Frost to Josh Heupel, a seamless transition. “It’s unbelievable that they’ve got that done, especially through a coaching change,” LSU coach and proud son of Louisiana Ed Orgeron said about the Knights’ winning streak. “They must have a great culture out there. Guys (who) believe in winning. They know how to practice. They know how to compete. They know how to win. I know (defensive coordinator) Randy Shannon. I know what type of coaches those guys are. A tremendous football team. This will be a challenge for our football team. A great matchup.” The Fiesta Bowl never has been shy in providing a stage for the young and under-appreciated. BCS-buster Utah broke through when

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GAME PREVIEW (CONT.) it participated in 2005, and then-upstart Boise State played among the most memorable games here in 2007, a 43-42 overtime overtime victory over Oklahoma that was won on a trick play and capped by a marriage proposal. UCF made its first appearance in the Fiesta Bowl six years ago, and welcoming No. 11-ranked LSU is another breakthrough. “Through the years having seen LSU, they are going to be long and athletic,” said Heupel, the 2000 Heisman Trophy runner-up as the quarterback at Oklahoma. “They’re going to run really well. They’re going to be powerful and explosive up front. They pose a lot of issues defensively. I have a tremendous amount of respect for LSU, their program and their football team this year. We recognize that we are playing a great opponent.” UCF and LSU will be on the field for the first time since they were involved in the kinds of instant classics that are hashed and rehashed for generations. Where-were-you-then events. The Knights overcame a 17-point deficit to beat Memphis 56-41 in the American Athletic Conference championship game in Orlando on Dec. 1 while overcoming the loss of starting junior quarterback and linchpin McKenzie Milton the week before. LSU played the longest game in FBS history in its regular-season finale, falling to Texas A&M in seven overtimes Nov. 24, a 74-72 defeat that came down to a final two-point conversion. The teams combined for 84 points in overtime, and the 146 combined points set an FBS record. A game after which both teams could be characterized as winners. Both UCF quarterback Durriel Mack Jr. and LSU signal-caller Joe Burrow were magnificent.

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Mack Jr., a redshirt freshman, accounted for 407 yards and six touchdowns and halfback Greg McCrae rushed for 206 yards and a touchdown when the Knights overcame deficits of 24-7 and 38-21 for the victory that continued the winning streak. Mack, making his first start in place of


GAME PREVIEW (CONT.) Milton, scored three rushing touchdowns in the fourth quarter, the first giving the Knights their first lead of the game at 42-41. “Our guys believe in ‘D.J,’ that he was going to go out and operate really efficiently,” Heupel said. “I believe he had great comfort in the game plan and was confident in reading the defense. Played with poise all night long. When there were a couple of turnovers early, I was able to look in his eyes and see that was no cause for concern. No hesitation. He still had a confident look in his eye.” Players wore leis — Milton is from Kapolei, Oahu, Hawaii — to honor Milton, and defensive back Brandon Moore wore Milton’s No. 10 jersey at the post-game trophy presentation. “It may not have been said as much, but everybody knew in the back of our minds we were going to go out and win for ’10,’” Mack said. Burrow was just as dominant against A&M. He passed for 270 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for 100 yards and three more touchdowns, setting a school record for touchdowns accounted for in one game. Burrow ran for two scores and passed for another in the overtime periods, a game that lasted that long only after officials reversed a ruling in the final seconds of the fourth quarter. After initially ruling that time had expired when A&M spiked the ball, the officials put one second on the clock, giving A&M the chance to send the game into overtime with a touchdown pass. It was the longest game in LSU history at four hours, 53 minutes. “We’re playing as a team, grit, everybody together,” Orgeron said. It has been that way for years. Bowl games and LSU go hand-in-hand. The Tigers played in the first of three consecutive Sugar Bowls in 1936 for a program that began in 1893 with a game against Tulane. The Tigers have 796 victories since, and they have appeared in 14 different bowl games including this one. The cast of All-Ameicans includes Jerry Stovall, Tommy Casanova and Bert Jones through Alan Faneca, Odell Beckham

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GAME PREVIEW (CONT.) Jr. and Leonard Fournette. Coaching legends Paul Dietzel, Nick Saban and Les Miles have guided the Bayou Bengals to national titles. UCF’s history is not as long, but recent history suggests good things will continue. The program was initiated in 1979 with a volunteer coach and an NCAA Division III schedule that included a first home game against Fort Benning, but the Knights since worked their way in rapid succession through Division II with Lou Saban as coach and into Division I in 1990. That season, the Knights won 10 games and became the first school in FCS history to qualify for the playoffs in its first season of eligibility. All they did in that postseason was win two games, the first over perennial power Youngstown State, before falling to eventual champion Georgia Southern in the semifinals. That run that earned Jack McDowell the Eddie Robinson Trophy as the national coach of the year. The Knights spoiled Alabama’s homecoming with a 40-38 victory in Tuscaloosa in 2000 and played in their first bowl game in 2007, starting a run of nine bowl appearances in 12 seasons. UCF should have fond memories of its first New Year’s Six bowl appearance, a 52-42 victory

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over No. 6 Baylor in the Fiesta Bowl following the 2013 season, a year of program firsts. The Knights had their first victories over Big Ten and Big 12 teams, their first two over top-10 teams and first their first top 10 finish in the AP poll, their final rank. Blake Bortles passed for 301 yards and three touchdowns and ran for another score against Baylor, which never led. Whether the teams today reach 94 points combined seems a tall task … until you consider the last game each team played. “They are going to have a bunch of skill guys who are big-time weapons and have the opportunity to make explosive plays when they get the ball in their hands. They are going to pose issues in all three phases of the game,” Heupel said. The fact that UCF beat LSU’s SEC rival Auburn last year was not lost on the Tigers. “I think they are one of the top teams in the country. They’ve proved it,” Orgeron said. “We’re going to need to play some very good football.”


CHRONOLOGY DATE TEAMS SCORE COACHES Dec. 30, 2017 Penn State 35 James Franklin Washington 28 Chris Petersen Dec. 31, 2016 Clemson 31 Dabo Swinney Ohio State 0 Urban Meyer Jan. 1, 2016 Notre Dame 28 Brian Kelly Ohio State 44 Urban Meyer Dec. 31, 2014 Boise State 38 Bryan Harsin Arizona 30 Rich Rodriguez Jan. 1, 2014 UCF 52 George O’Leary Baylor 42 Art Briles Jan. 3, 2013 Oregon 35 Chip Kelly Kansas State 17 Bill Snyder Jan. 2, 2012 Stanford 38 David Shaw Oklahoma State 41(OT) Mike Gundy Jan. 1, 2011 Connecticut 20 Bob Stoops Oklahoma 48 Randy Edsall Jan. 4, 2010 Boise State 17 Chris Petersen TCU 10 Gary Patterson Jan. 5, 2009 Ohio State 21 Jim Tressel Texas 24 Mack Brown Jan. 2, 2008 West Virginia 48 Bill Stewart Oklahoma 28 Bob Stoops Jan. 1, 2007 Boise State 43 Chris Petersen Oklahoma 42(OT) Bob Stoops Jan. 2, 2006 Ohio State 34 Jim Tressel Notre Dame 20 Charlie Weis Jan. 1, 2005 Pittsburgh 7 Walt Harris Utah 35 Urban Meyer Jan. 2, 2004 Ohio State 35 Jim Tressel Kansas State 28 Bill Snyder Jan. 3, 2003 Ohio State 31 Jim Tressel Miami 24(2 OT) Larry Coker Jan. 1, 2002 Oregon 38 Mike Bellotti Colorado 16 Gary Barnett Jan. 1, 2001 Notre Dame 9 Bob Davie Oregon State 41 Dennis Erickson Jan. 2, 2000 Tennessee 21 Phil Fulmer Nebraska 31 Frank Solich Jan. 4, 1999 Florida State 16 Bobby Bowden Tennessee 23 Phil Fulmer Dec. 31, 1997 Syracuse 18 Paul Pasqualoni Kansas State 35 Bill Snyder Jan. 1, 1997 Texas 15 John Mackovic Penn State 38 Joe Paterno Jan. 2, 1996 Florida 24 Steve Spurrier Nebraska 62 Tom Osborne Jan. 2, 1995 Colorado 41 Bill McCartney Notre Dame 24 Lou Holtz Jan. 1, 1994 Miami 0 Dennis Erickson Arizona 29 Dick Tomey

FINAL SEASON RECORD 11-2 10-3 14-1 11-2 10-4 13-1 12-2 10-4 12-1 11-2 12-1 11-2 11-2 12-1 8-5 12-2 14-0 13-1 10-3 12-1 11-2 11-3 13-0 11-3 10-2 9-3 8-4 12-0 11-2 11-4 14-0 12-1 11-1 10-3 9-3 11-1 9-3 12-1 11-2 13-0 9-4 11-1 8-5 11-2 12-1 12-0 11-1 6-5-1 9-3 10-2

PRE/POST ATT. WEATHER TV AP RANKINGS RATINGS No.9/No. 8 61,842 Clear, indoors -- No.11/No.16 76° (roof closed) No.2/No. 2 71,279 Clear, indoors -- No.6/No. 3 64° (roof closed) No. 11/No. 11 71,123 Clear, indoors 2.8 No. 1/No. 4 64° (roof closed) No. 20/No. 16 66,896 Clear, indoors 6.6 No. 10/No. 19 64° (roof closed) No. 15/No. 10 65,172 Clear, indoors 6.6 No. 6/No. 13 64° (roof closed) No. 4/No. 2 70,242 Clear, indoors 7.4 No. 5/No. 12 65° (roof closed) No. 4/No. 7 69,927 Clear, indoors 9.7 No. 3/No. 3 64° (roof closed) No. 25/NR 67,232 Clear, indoors 6.15 No. 9/No. 6 62° (roof closed) No. 6/No. 4 73,227 Clear, indoors 8.2 No. 3/No. 6 65° (roof closed) No. 10/No. 9 72,047 Clear, indoors 10.4 No. 3/No. 4 65° (roof closed) No. 9/No. 6 70,016 Clear, indoors 7.7 No. 4/No. 8 64° (roof closed) No. 9/No. 5 73,719 Cool, clear, indoors 8.4 No. 7/No. 11 71° (roof closed) No. 4/No. 4 76,196 Clear 12.9 No. 5/No. 9 76° No. 19/No. 25 73,519 Clear 7.4 No. 5/No. 4 69° No. 2/No. 4 73,425 Clear 8.5 No. 7/No. 14 64° No. 2/No. 1 77,502 Clear, warm 17.2 No. 1/No. 2 70° No. 2/No. 2 74,118 Clear, warm 11.3 No. 3/No. 9 66° No. 10/No. 15 75,428 Clear 10.7 No. 5/No. 4 63° No. 6/No. 9 71,526 Cold 9.5 No. 3/No. 3 42° No. 2/No. 3 80,470 Clear 17.2 No. 1/No. 1 61° No. 14/No. 21 69,367 Clear, warm 5.8 No. 10/No. 8 72° No. 20/No. 23 65,106 Clear 10 No. 7/No. 7 67° No. 2/No. 2 79,864 Clear, windy 18.8 No. 1/No. 1 56° No. 4/No. 3 73,968 Sunny 6 NR/NR 70° No. 10/No. 15 72,260 Sunny 7.9 No. 16/No. 10 66°

PLAYERS OF THE GAME Trace McSorley, PSU Marcus Allen, PSU Deshaun Watson, CU Clelin Ferrell, CU J.T. Barret, OSU Eli Apple, OSU Thomas Sperbeck, BSU Tanner Vallejo, BSU Blake Bortles, UCF Terrance Plummer, UCF Marcus Mariota, ORE Michael Clay, ORE Justin Blackmon, OSU Justin Gilbert, OSU Landry Jones, OU Jamell Fleming, OU Kyle Efaw, BSU Brandyn Thompson, BSU Colt McCoy, TEX Roy Miller, TEX Patrick White, WVU Reed Williams, WVU Jared Zabransky, BSU Marty Tadman, BSU Troy Smith, OSU A.J. Hawk, OSU Alex Smith/Paris Warren Steve Fifita, UU Craig Krenzel, OSU A.J. Hawk, OSU Craig Krenzel, OSU Michael Doss, OSU Joey Harrington, ORE Steve Smith, ORE Jonathan Smith, OSU Darnell Robinson, OSU Eric Crouch, NEB Mike Brown, NEB Peerless Price, TEN Dwayne Goodrich, TEN Michael Bishop, KSU Travis Ochs, KSU Curtis Enis, PSU Brandon Noble, PSU Tommie Frazier, NEB Michael Booker, NEB Kordell Stewart, COL Shannon Clavelle, COL Chuck Levy, ARIZ Tedy Bruschi, ARIZ

SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD ----Joe Schmidt, ND T. Jones-Grigsby, ARIZ Stefan Huber, Baylor Collin Klein, KSU Andrew Luck, STAN Moe Petrus, UConn Cory Grant, TCU Terrelle Pryor, OSU Curtis Lofton, OU Rufus Alexander, OU Brady Quinn, ND Dan Stephens, PITT Darren Sproles, KSU Ken Dorsey, MIA Roman Hollowell, COL Julius Jones, ND Tee Martin, TEN Ross Brannon, FSU Jason Walters, SYR Ryan Fiebiger, TEX Danny Wuerffel, FLA Oliver Gibson, ND Paul White, MIA

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CHRONOLOGY DATE TEAMS SCORE COACHES

FINAL SEASON PRE/POST ATT. WEATHER RECORD AP RANKINGS

TV RATINGS

PLAYERS OF THE GAME

SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD

Kordell Stewart, COL

Jan. 1, 1993 Jan. 1, 1992

Syracuse Colorado Penn State

26 22 42

Paul Pasqualoni 9-2 Bill McCartney 9-1-1 Joe Paterno 11-2

No. 6/No. 6 70,224 No. 10/No. 13 No. 6/No. 3 71,133

Sunny 6.2 70° Clear, sunny 7

Marvin Graves, SYR Kevin Mitchell, SYR O.J. McDuffie, PSU

Jan. 1, 1991 Jan. 1, 1990 Jan. 2, 1989 Jan. 1, 1988 Jan. 2, 1987 Jan. 1, 1986 Jan. 1, 1985 Jan. 2, 1984 Jan. 1, 1983 Jan. 1, 1982 Dec. 26, 1980 Dec. 25, 1979 Dec. 25, 1978 Dec. 25, 1977 Dec. 25, 1976 Dec. 26, 1975 Dec. 28, 1974 Dec. 21, 1973 Dec. 23, 1972 Dec. 27, 1971

Tennessee Louisville Alabama Nebraska Florida State West Virginia Notre Dame Florida State Nebraska Miami Penn State Nebraska Michigan UCLA Miami Ohio State Pittsburgh Arizona State Oklahoma Penn State USC Ohio State Penn State Pittsburgh Arizona UCLA Arkansas Arizona State Penn State Oklahoma Wyoming Arizona State Nebraska OSU BYU Arizona State Pittsburgh Missouri Arizona State Florida State Arizona State

17 34 7 17 41 21 34 31 28 10 14 23 27 39 37 28 23 32 21 26 10 19 31 16 10 10 10 30 42 41 7 17 14 16 6 28 7 35 49 38 45

Johnny Majors H. Schnellenberger Gene Stallings Tom Osborne Bobby Bowden Don Nehlen Lou Holtz Bobby Bowden Tom Osborne Jimmy Johnson Joe Paterno Tom Osborne B. Schembechler Terry Donahue Jimmy Johnson Earle Bruce Foge Fazio Darryl Rogers Barry Switzer Joe Paterno John Robinson Earle Bruce Joe Paterno Jackie Sherrill Tony Mason Terry Donahue Lou Holtz Frank Kush Joe Paterno Barry Switzer Fred Akers Frank Kush Tom Osborne Jim Stanley LaVell Edwards Frank Kush Johnny Majors Al Onofrio Frank Kush Larry Jones Frank Kush

No. 10/No. 14 No. 18/No. 12 69,098 No. 25/NR No. 6/No. 11 73,953 No. 5/No. 3 No. 3/No. 5 74,911 No. 1/No. 1 No. 3/No. 2 72,112 No. 5/No. 6 No. 1/No. 2 73,098 No. 2/No. 1 No. 7/No. 11 72,454 No. 5/No. 2 No. 14/No. 9 60,310 No. 13/No. 18 No. 14/No. 9 66,484 No. 15/No. 18 No. 11/No. 6 70,553 No. 12/No. 16 No. 6/No. 3 71,053 No. 7/No. 14 No. 11/No. 15 66,738 No. 10/No. 8 No. 10/No. 7 55,347 NR/NR No. 16/No. 14 55,227 No. 10/No. 11 No. 15/No. 18 57,727 No. 8/No. 5 No. 8/No. 5 48,714 NR/NR No. 7/No. 2 51,396 No. 5/No. 9 NR/NR 50,879 No. 17/NR No. 10/No. 9 50,878 NR/NR NR/NR 51,318 No. 14/No. 13 No. 19/NR 51,098 No. 9/No. 8

63° Scattered clouds 6.2 60° Clear 8.8 64° Cloudy, light rain 17 55° Clear, chilly 8.7 49° Clear 25.1 60° Sunny 14.7 60° Sunny 9.1 51° Mostly cloudy 11.4 62° Sunny 11.7 65° Cloudy, light rain 19.3 58° Thin clouds 12 66° Clear 11.2 61° Clear, sunny 11.9 63° Cloudy, chilly 18.2 56° Clear 13.8 60° Clear, sunny 15.4 62° Cloudy, light rain 11.3 59° Breezy, cloudy — 58° Sunny — 70° Sunny, light clouds — 60°

Reggie Givens, PSU Browning Nagle, LOU Roy Buchanan, LOU Peter Tom Willis, FSU Odell Haggins, FSU Tony Rice, ND Frank Stams, ND Danny McManus, FSU Neil Smith, NEB D.J. Dozier, PSU Shane Conlan, PSU Jamie Morris, MICH Mark Messner, MICH Gaston Green, UCLA James Washington, UCLA John Congemi, PITT Rowland Tatum, OSU Marcus Dupree, OU Jim Jeffcoat, ASU Curt Warner, PSU Leo Wisniewski, PSU Curt Warner, PSU Frank Case, PSU Mark Schubert, PITT Dave Liggins, ARIZ James Owens, UCLA Jimmy Walker, ARK Dennis Sproul, ASU Matt Millen, PSU Thomas Lott, OU Terry Peters, OU John Jefferson, ASU Larry Gordon, ASU Kenny Walker, OSU Phil Dokes, OSU Greg Hudson, ASU Mike Haynes, ASU Woody Green, ASU Mike Fink, MU Gary Huff, FSU Junior Ah You, ASU

9-3 10-1-1 7-5 10-2 10-2 11-1 21-1 11-1 10-2 11-1 12-0 9-3 10-1-1 9-3 8-5 9-3 8-3-1 10-2 8-4 10-2 9-3 9-3 10-2 11-1 6-5-1 8-3-1 9-2-1 9-3 11-1 9-2-1 8-4 12-0 10-2 7-5 7-4-1 11-1 6-5-1 6-6 10-2 8-4 11-1

Earnest Fields, TEN Efrum Thomas, ALA Jake Young, NEB Chris Parker, WVU Steve Forch, NEB Paul O’Connor, MIA Mike Mallory, MICH Bruce Fleming, MIA Rowland Tatum, OSU Paul Ferrer, OU George Achica, USC Frank Case, PSU Dan Fidler, PITT Kenny Easley, UCLA Dennis Sproul, ASU — — — — — —

BCS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES

Jan. 10, 2011 Jan. 8, 2007

Gene Chizik Chip Kelly Urban Meyer Jim Tressel

Auburn Oregon Florida Ohio State

22 19 41 14

14-0 12-1 13-1 21-1

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No. 1/No. 1 78,603 No. 2/No. 3 No. 2/No. 1 74,628 No. 1/No. 2

Clear, indoors 15.29 63° (roof closed) Cool, clear, indoors 17.4 71° (roof closed)

Michael Dyer, AUB Nick Fairley AUB Chris Leak, FLA Derrick Harvey, FLA

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T E A M B R EAKDOWN S Alabama (0-1) Arizona (1-2) Arizona State (5-1) Arkansas (0-0-1) Baylor (0-1) Boise State (3-0) Brigham Young (0-1) Clemson (1-0) Colorado (1-2) Connecticut (0-1) Florida (1-0) Florida State (2-2) Kansas State (1-2) Louisville (1-0) Miami, Fla. (0-4) Michigan (1-0) Missouri (0-1) Nebraska (2-4) Notre Dame (1-3)

Jan. 1, 1991 Dec. 31, 2015 Jan. 1, 1994 Dec. 25, 1979 Jan. 1, 1983 Dec. 25, 1977 Dec. 26, 1975 Dec. 21, 1973 Dec. 23, 1972 Dec. 27, 1971 Dec. 25, 1978 Jan. 1, 2014 Dec. 31, 2015 Jan. 4, 2010 Jan. 1, 2007 Dec. 28, 1974 Dec. 31, 2016 Jan. 1, 2002 Jan. 2, 1995 Jan. 1, 1993 Jan. 2, 2011 Jan. 2, 1996+ Jan. 4, 1999+ Jan. 1, 1990 Jan. 1, 1988 Dec. 27, 1971 Jan. 3, 2013 Jan. 2, 2004 Dec. 31, 1997 Jan. 1, 1991 Jan. 3, 2003+ Jan. 2, 1987+ Jan. 1, 1994 Jan. 1, 1985 Jan. 1, 1986 Dec. 23, 1972 Jan. 2, 2000 Jan. 2, 1996+ Jan. 1, 1990 Jan. 1, 1988 Jan. 1, 1986 Dec. 26, 1975 Jan. 1, 2016 Jan. 1, 2006 Jan. 1, 2001 Jan. 2, 1995 Jan. 2, 1989+

Louisville 34, Alabama 7 Boise State 38, Arizona 30 Arizona 29, Miami 0 Pittsburgh 16, Arizona 10 Arizona State 32, Oklahoma 21 Penn State 42, Arizona State 30 Arizona State 17, Nebraska 14 Arizona State 28, Pittsburgh 7 Arizona State 49, Missouri 35 Arizona State 45, Florida State 38 Arkansas 10, UCLA 10 UCF 52, Baylor 42 Boise State 38, Arizona 30 Boise State 17, TCU 10 Boise State 43, Oklahoma 42 (OT) Oklahoma State 16, BYU 6 Clemson 31, Ohio State 0 Oregon 38, Colorado 16 Colorado 41, Notre Dame 24 Syracuse 26, Colorado 22 Oklahoma 48, Connecticut 20 Nebraska 62, Florida 24 Tennessee 23, Florida State 16 Florida State 41, Nebraska 17 Florida State 31, Nebraska 28 Arizona State 45, Florida State 38 Oregon 35, Kansas State 17 Ohio State 35, Kansas State 28 Kansas State 35, Syracuse 18 Louisville 34, Alabama 7 Ohio State 31, Miami 24 (2 OT) Penn State 14, Miami 10 Arizona 29, Miami 0 UCLA 39, Miami 37 Michigan 27, Nebraska 23 Arizona State 49, Missouri 35 Nebraska 31, Tennessee 21 Nebraska 62, Florida 24 Florida State 41, Nebraska 17 Florida State 31, Nebraska 28 Michigan 27, Nebraska 23 Arizona State 17, Nebraska 14 Ohio State 44, Notre Dame 28 Ohio State 34, Notre Dame 20 Oregon State 41, Notre Dame 9 Colorado 41, Notre Dame 24 Notre Dame 34, West Virginia 21

Ohio State (4-3) Dec. 31, 2016 Jan. 1, 2016 Jan. 5, 2009 Jan. 1, 2006 Jan. 2, 2004 Jan. 3, 2003+ Jan. 2, 1984 Dec. 26, 1980 Oklahoma (2-3) Jan. 2, 2011 Jan. 2, 2008 Jan. 1, 2007 Jan. 1, 1983 Dec. 25, 1976 Oklahoma State (2-0) Jan. 2, 2012 Dec. 28, 1974 Oregon (2-0) Jan. 3, 2013 Jan. 1, 2002 Oregon State (1-0) Jan. 1, 2001 Penn State (7-0) Dec. 30, 2017 Jan. 1, 1997 Jan. 1, 1992 Jan. 2, 1987+ Dec. 25, 1977 Jan. 1, 1982 Dec. 26, 1980 Pittsburgh (1-3) Jan. 1, 2005 Jan. 2, 1984 Dec. 25, 1979 Dec. 21, 1973 Southern California (0-1) Jan. 1, 1982 Stanford (0-1) Jan. 2, 2012 Syracuse (1-1) Dec. 31, 1997 Jan. 1, 1993 TCU (0-1) Jan. 4, 2010 Tennessee (1-2) Jan. 2, 2000 Jan. 4, 1999 Jan. 1, 1992 Texas (1-1) Jan. 5, 2009 Jan. 1, 1997 UCF (1-0) Jan. 1, 2014 UCLA (1-0-1) Jan. 1, 1985 Dec. 25, 1978 Utah (1-0) Jan. 1, 2005 Washington (0-1) Dec. 30, 2017 West Virginia (1-1) Jan. 2, 2008 Jan. 2, 1989 Wyoming (0-1) Dec. 25, 1976

Clemson 31, Ohio State 0 Ohio State 44, Notre Dame 28 Texas 24, Ohio State 21 Ohio State 34, Notre Dame 20 Ohio State 35, Kansas State 28 Ohio State 31, Miami 24 (2 OT) Ohio State 28, Pittsburgh 23 Penn State 31, Ohio State 19 Oklahoma 48, Connecticut 20 West Virginia 48, Oklahoma 28 Boise State 43, Oklahoma 42 (OT) Arizona State 32, Oklahoma 21 Oklahoma 41, Wyoming 7 Oklahoma State 41, Stanford 38 (OT) Oklahoma State 16, BYU 6 Oregon 35, Kansas State 17 Oregon 38, Colorado 16 Oregon State 41, Notre Dame 9 Penn State 35, Washington 28 Penn State 38, Texas 15 Penn State 42, Tennessee 17 Penn State 14, Miami 10 Penn State 42, Arizona State 30 Penn State 26, USC 10 Penn State 31, Ohio State 19 Utah 35, Pittsburgh 7 Ohio State 28, Pittsburgh 23 Pittsburgh 16, Arizona 10 Arizona State 28, Pittsburgh 7 Penn State 26, USC 10 Oklahoma State 41, Stanford 38 (OT) Kansas State 35, Syracuse 18 Syracuse 26, Colorado 22 Boise State 17, TCU 10 Nebraska 31, Tennessee 21 Tennessee 23, Florida State 16 Penn State 42, Tennessee 17 Texas 24, Ohio State 21 Penn State 38, Texas 15 UCF 52, Baylor 42 UCLA 39, Miami 37 UCLA 10, Arkansas 10 Utah 35, Pittsburgh 7 Penn State 35, Washington 28 West Virginia 48, Oklahoma 28 Notre Dame 34, West Virginia 21 Oklahoma 41, Wyoming 7

+ Denotes National Championship game

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C ONFE R ENCE BREAKDOW N CONFERENCE American Athletic Conference Atlantic Coast Conference Big 12 Conference Big Ten Conference FBS Independents Mountain West Conference Pac-12 Conference Southeastern Conference

TEAMS GAMES 2 2 6 16 7 16 4 22 3 9 1 1 10 21 5 7

AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE Connecticut UCF Totals

WON 1 6 7 15 4 0 12 1

LOST TIED 1 0 10 0 9 0 7 0 5 0 1 0 8 1 5 1

W L T PCT 0 1 0 .000 1 0 0 1.000 1 1 0 .500

ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE Florida State Clemson Louisville Miami Pittsburgh Syracuse Totals

2 2 1 0 1 0 0 4 1 3 1 1 6 10

0 .500 0 1.000 0 1.000 0 .000 0 .250 0 .500 0 .375

BIG 12 CONFERENCE Baylor Kansas State Oklahoma Oklahoma State TCU Texas West Virginia Totals

0 1 1 2 2 3 2 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 7 9

0 .000 0 .333 0 .400 0 1.000 0 .000 0 .500 0 .500 0 .438

BIG TEN CONFERENCE Michigan Nebraska Ohio State Penn State Totals

1 0 2 4 5 3 7 0 15 7

0 1.000 0 .333 0 .667 0 1.000 0 .714

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PCT. .500 .375 .438 .682 .556 .000 .571 .143


C O NFE R EN CE BREAKDOW N ( C ONT. ) FBS INDEPENDENTS BYU Notre Dame Totals

W L T PCT 0 1 0 .000 1 4 0 .200 1 5 0 .100

MOUNTAIN WEST CONFERENCE Boise State Wyoming Totals

3 0 0 1.000 0 1 0 .000 3 1 0 .500

PAC-12 CONFERENCE Arizona Arizona State Colorado Oregon Oregon State Stanford UCLA USC Utah Washington Totals

1 2 5 1 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 12 8

0 .333 0 .833 0 .333 0 1.000 0 1.000 0 .000 1 .500 0 .000 0 1.000 0 .000 1 .571

SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE Alabama Arkansas Florida Missouri Tennessee Totals

0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 2 1 5

0 .000 1 .000 0 .500 0 .000 0 .333 1 .143

BCS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES Auburn Florida Ohio State Oregon

1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1

0 1.000 0 1.000 0 .000 0 .000

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C O LLE GE FOOTBALL HA L L OF FA M E R S I N THE F I E STA BO W L COACHES COACH Bobby Bowden Mack Brown Earle Bruce Terry Donahue LaVell Edwards Lou Holtz Frank Kush Bill McCartney Don Nehlen Tom Osborne Joe Paterno John Robinson Bo Schembechler Gene Stallings Barry Switzer

PLAYERS SCHOOL FIESTA BOWL YEARS Florida State 1988, ’90, ’99 Texas 2009 Ohio State 1980, ’84 UCLA 1978, ’85 BYU 1974 Arkansas/Notre Dame 1978/1989, ’95 Arizona State 1971, ‘72-73, ’75, ’77 Colorado 1993, ‘95 West Virginia 1989 Nebraska 1975, ’86, ’88, ’90, ’96 Penn State 1977, ’80, ’82, ’87, ’92, ’97 USC 1982 Michigan 1986 Alabama 1991 Oklahoma 1976

CURT WARNER, PENN STATE TAILBACK, BREAKS A TACKLE AGAINST USC DURING THE 1982 FIESTA BOWL.

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PLAYER Bennie Blades Tedy Bruschi Tony Casillas Jim Covert Keith Dorney Tony Dorsett Ken Easley Bill Fralic Tommy Frazier Hugh Green Major Harris Mike Haynes John Jefferson Dan Marino Mark May Jerry Robinson Deion Sanders Will Shields Billy Sims Vinny Testaverde Rod Waldrop Danny Wuerffel Curt Warner Danny White Grant Wistrom Chris Zorich

SCHOOL Miami (Fla.) Arizona Oklahoma Pittsburgh Penn State Pittsburgh UCLA Pittsburgh Nebraska Pittsburgh West Virginia Arizona State Arizona State Pittsburgh Pittsburgh UCLA Florida State Nebraska Oklahoma Miami (Fla.) Arizona Florida Penn State Arizona State Nebraska Notre Dame

FIESTA BOWL YEARS 1985, ’87 1994 1983 1979 1977 1973 1978 1984 1996 1979 1989 1972-73, ’75 1975, ’77 1979 1979 1978 1988 1990 1976 1985, ‘87 1994 1996 1980, ’82 1971, ’72-73 1996 1989


H E I S M A N TROPHY WI NNE R S I N TH E F I E STA B OW L

TONY DORSETT

MARCUS ALLEN

VINNY TESTAVERDE

1973

1982

1987

RASHAAN SALAAM 1995

TB, Pittsburgh

RB, USC

QB, Miami

RB, Colorado

DANNY WUERFFEL

RICKY WILLIAMS

ERIC CROUCH

TROY SMITH

1996

1997

2000

2006

QB, Florida

RB, Texas

QB, Nebraska

QB, Ohio State

TIM TEBOW

SAM BRADFORD

CAM NEWTON

MARCUS MARIOTA

2007

QB, Florida

2008

QB, Oklahoma

2011

QB, Auburn

2013

QB, Oregon

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF EVERY GAME COUNTS The College Football Playoff preserves the excitement and significance of college football’s unique regular season where every game counts.

FOUR TEAMS The selection committee ranks the teams based on conference championships won, strength of schedule, head-to-head results, comparison of results against common opponents and other factors.

TWO GAMES The kickoff of the new year belongs to college football, with two semifinal games rotating annually among the Goodyear Cotton Bowl, PlayStation® Fiesta Bowl, Capital One Orange Bowl, Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, Rose Bowl presented by Northwestern Mutual and Allstate Sugar Bowl.

ONE GOAL The two teams winning the playoff semifinals compete for the College Football Playoff National Championship. That game is in a different city each year, always on a Monday night.

student-athletes, college administrators and journalists, along with sitting athletics directors, comprise the selection committee. Members of the committee are: Kirby Hocutt (chair), Barry Alvarez, Jeff Bower, Herb Deromedi, Tom Jernstedt, Bobby Johnson, Jeff Long, Rob Mullens, Dan Radakovich, Condoleezza Rice, Steve Wieberg and Tyrone Willingham.

SELECTION COMMITTEE RESPONSIBILITIES Rank the top 25 teams and assign the top four to semifinal sites. Assign teams to New Year’s bowls. Create competitive matchups.

UNIVERSAL ACCESS Every FBS team has equal access to the College Football Playoff based on its performance. No team automatically qualifies.

Attempt to avoid rematches of regular-season games and repeat appearances in specific bowls. Consider geography.

REVENUE The format increases revenue for all conferences and independent institutions.

GOVERNANCE University presidents and chancellors from all 10 FBS conferences and Notre Dame serve on the College Football Playoff Board of Managers and govern the administrative operations, with commissioners (the management committee) managing the event. A small staff in the playoff office in Irving, Texas, carries out the day-to-day responsibilities.

SELECTION COM MITTEE A talented group of high-integrity individuals with experience as coaches,

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PARTICIPANTS IN THE NEW YEAR’S BOWLS Both participants in the Orange, Rose and Sugar Bowls are contracted outside the playoff arrange­ment (Big Ten and Pac-12 to Rose Bowl; SEC and Big 12 to Sugar Bowl; ACC to Orange Bowl against the highest ranked available team from the SEC, Big Ten and Notre Dame). If a conference champion qualifies for the playoff, then the bowl will choose a replacement from that conference. When those bowls host the semifinals and their contracted conference champions do not qualify, then the dis­placed champion(s) will play in one of the other New Year’s bowls. When not hosting semifinals, the Cotton, Fiesta and Peach Bowls will welcome displaced conference champions and the top-ranked champion from a noncontract conference. The highest-ranked available teams will fill any other berths. The selection committee will make the pairings.


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PENN STATE

35

HEAD COACHES James Franklin, Penn State Chris Petersen, Washington OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Trace McSorley, Penn State DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Marcus Allen, Penn State WEATHER Closed roof, 70°F outdoors

WASHINGTON SCORING

28 1 2 3 4 F

Penn State 14 14 7 0 35 Washington 0 14 7 7 28

TELEVISION ESPN

YAR DSTI CK UW PSU 14 First Downs 25 26-104 Rushes-Yards 38-203 227 Passing Yards 342 19-29 Passes 32-41 68-0 Return Yards 56-15 6-286 Punts 2-86 1-1 Fumbles-Lost 2-1 4-22 Penalties-Yards 2-20

H O W T H E Y S CO RE D

INDIVIDU A L S TAT IS T ICS

UW PSU 0 7 0 14 7 14 7 21 7 28 14 28 21 28 21 35 28 35

RUSHING UW Myles Gaskin 14-98-2 Lavon Coleman 4-11-0 Andre Baccellia 1-9-0 Salvon Ahmed 1-1-0 Jake Browning 6- -15-1

DaeSean Hamilton 48 Yd pass from Trace McSorley (Tyler Davis PAT good) Saquon Barkley 2 Yd Run (Tyler Davis PAT good) Jake Browning 1 Yd Run (Tristan Vizcaino PAT good) Miles Sanders 1 Yd Run (Tyler Davis PAT good) Saquon Barkley 92 Yd Run (Tyler Davis PAT good) Myles Gaskin 13 Yd Run (Tyler Vizcaino PAT good) Aaron Fuller 28 Yd pass from Jake Browning (Tristan Vizcaino PAT good) DaeSean Hamilton 24 Yd pass from Trace McSorley (Tyler Davis PAT good) Myles Gaskin 69 Yd Run (Tristan Vizcaino PAT good)

PSU Saquon Barkley 18-137-2 Trace McSorley 12-60-0 Miles Sanders 6-15-1

PASSING UW Jake Browning 18/28, 175 Yds, 1 TD Andre Baccellia 1/1, 52 Yds

PSU Trace McSorley – 32/41, 342 Yds, 2 TD, 2 INT

RECEIVING UW Aaron Fuller 6-61-1 Will Dissly 2-59-0 Dante Pettis 1-40-0 Salvon Ahmed 3-25-0 Ty Jones 2-23-0 Andre Baccellia 2-9-0 Drew Sample 1-6-0 Miles Gaskin 1-4-0 Lavon Coleman 1-0-0

PSU DaeSean Hamilton 5-110-2 Juwan Johnson 6-66-0 Mike Gesicki 6-62-0 DeAndre Thompkins 2-39-0 Saquon Barkley 7-38-0 Saeed Blacknall 1-20-0 Brandon Polk 1-4-0 Miles Sanders 1-4-0 Tommy Stevens 3--1-0

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0 OHIO STATE

31 CLEMSON SCORING

1 2 3 4 F

Ohio State 0 0 0 0 0 Clemson 10 7 7 7 31

HEAD COACHES Dabo Swinney, Clemson Urban Meyer, Ohio State OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Deshaun Watson, Clemson DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Clelin Ferrell, Clemson WEATHER Indoors, roof closed, 55 degrees outside TELEVISION ESPN

YAR DSTI CK OSU CU 9 First Downs 24 23-88 Rushes-Yards 48-205 127 Passing Yards 265 19-33 Passes 24-37 128-1 Return Yards 0-16 7-348 Punts 5-206 2-1 Fumbles-Lost 0-0 8-72 Penalties-Yards 5-60

H O W T H E Y S CO RE D

INDIVIDU A L S TAT IS T ICS

OSU CU 0 3 0 10 0 17 0 24 0 31

RUSHING OSU Curtis Samuel 6-67-0 Mike Weber 5-24-0 J.T. Barrett 11--2-0

Greg Huegel 45 Yd Field Goal Deshaun Watson 1 Yd Run (Greg Huegel PAT good) C.J. Fuller 30 Yd pass from Deshaun Watson (Greg Huegel PAT good) Deshaun Watson 7 Yd Run (Greg Huegel PAT good) Wayne Gallman 7 Yd Run (Greg Huegel PAT good)

PASSING OSU J.T. Barrett 19/33, 127 Yds, 0 TD

CU Wayne Gallman 18-85-1 Deshaun Watson 15-57-2 Nick Schuessler 1-19-0 Adam Choice 4-16-0 Tavien Feaster 3-12-0 Ray-Ray McCloud 2-8-0 Artavis Scott 3-8-0 C.J. Fuller 1-3-0 CU Deshaun Watson – 23/36, 259 Yds, 1 TD; Nick Schuessler 1/1, 6 Yds, 0 TD

RECEIVING OSU Curtis Samuel 9-43-0 Corey Smith 2-27-0 Binjimen Victor 1-21-0 Noah Brown 2-17-0 K.J. Hill 1-8-0 Terry McLaurin 1-7-0 Mike Weber – 3-4-0

CU Mike Williams 6-96-0 Hunter Renfrow 5-50-0 C.J. Fuller 3-45-1 Ray-Ray McCloud 4-29-0 Artavis Scott 2-16-0 Wayne Gallman 1-10-0 Deon Cain 1-9-0 Garrett Williams 1-6-0 Jordan Leggett 1-4-0

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NOTRE DAME

OHIO STATE SCORING

28 44 1 2 3 4 F

Notre Dame 0 14 7 7 28 Ohio State 14 14 7 9 44

HEAD COACHES Urban Meyer, Ohio State Brian Kelly, Notre Dame OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME J.T. Barrett, Ohio State DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Eli Apple, Ohio State SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD Joe Schmidt, Notre Dame WEATHER Indoors, roof closed, 55 degrees outside TELEVISION ESPN

H O W T H E Y S CO RE D

I N D I V I D U A L S TAT IS T ICS

ND OSU 0 7 0 14 7 14 7 21 7 28 14 28 21 28 21 35 21 38 28 38 28 41 28 44

RUSHING ND Josh Adams 14-78-TD DeShone Kizer 15-21-TD Amir Carlisle 1-20 Dexter Williams 2-2

Ezekiel Elliott 2 Yd Run (Sean Nuernberger PAT good) Michael Thomas 15 Yd Pass from J.T. Barrett (Sean Nuernberger PAT good) Josh Adams 3 Yd Run (Justin Yoon PAT good) Ezekiel Elliott 1 Yd Run (Sean Nuernberger PAT good) Ezekiel Elliott 1 Yd Run (Sean Nuernberger PAT good) DeShone Kizer 1 Yd Run (Justin Yoon PAT good) Chris Brown 4 Yd Pass from DeShone Kizer (Justin Yoon PAT good) Ezekiel Elliott 47 Yd Run (Sean Nuernberger PAT good) Sean Nuernberger 37 Yd Field Goal Will Fuller 81 Yd Pass from DeShone Kizer (Justin Yoon PAT good) Sean Nuernberger 38 Yd Field Goal Sean Nuernberger 35 Yd Field Goal

PASSING ND DeShone Kizer 22-37-284-2TD Torii Hunter, Jr. 0-1-0

ND OSU 24 First Downs 27 32-121 Rushes-Yards 54-285 284 Passing Yards 211 22-38 Passes 19-31 60-0 Return Yards 88-73 6-289 Punts 3-124 1-1 Fumbles-Lost 1-1 3-20 Penalties-Yards 4-45

OSU J.T. Barrett 19-31-211-TD

RECEIVING ND Will Fuller 6-113-TD Torii Hunter, Jr. 4-52 Corey Robinson 3-41 Chris Brown 4-35-TD Aliz Jones 2-24 Amir Carlisle 2-14 Durham Smythe 1-5

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OSU Ezekiel Elliott 27-149-4TD J.T. Barrett 23-96 Braxton Miller 2-26 Jalin Marshall 1-15

OSU Michael Thomas 7-72-TD Ezekiel Elliott 1-30 Jalin Marshall 5-29 Marcus Baugh 1-27 Curtis Samuel 2-27 Nick Vannett 1-14 Braxton Miller 2-12

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BOISE STATE

ARIZONA SCORING

38 30 1 2 3 4 F

Boise State 21 10 7 0 38 Arizona 7 10 10 3 30

HEAD COACHES Bryan Harsin, Boise State Rich Rodriguez, Arizona OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Thomas Sperbeck, Boise State DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Tanner Vallejo, Boise State SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD Terris Jones- Grigsby, Arizona WEATHER Indoors, roof closed TELEVISION ESPN

YAR DSTI CK BSU UA 22 First Downs 29 34-162 Rushes-Yards 56-157 309 Passing Yards 335 24-35-1 Passes 28-50-2 92-11 Return Yards 107-2 9-428 Punts 7-302 1-1 Fumbles-Lost 0-0 6-72 Penalties-Yards 6-55

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BSU 7 14 21 21 28 28 28 31 31 38 38 38

RUSHING BSU Jay Ajayi 22-134-3TD Grant Hedrick 8-29 Jeremy Nichols 2-4

UA 0 0 0 7 7 14 17 17 20 20 27 30

Jay Ajayi 56 Yd Run (Dan Goodale PAT good) Chaz Anderson 57 Yd pass from Grant Hedrick (Dan Goodale PAT good) Jay Ajayi 16 Yd Run (Dan Goodale PAT good) Anu Soloman 1 Yd Run (Casey Skowron PAT good) Jay Ajayi 1 Yd Run (Dan Goodale PAT good) Nick Wilson 1 Yd Run (Casey Skowron PAT good) Casey Skowron 42 Yd Field Goal Dan Goodale 36 Yd Field Goal Casey Skowron 24 Yd Field Goal Donte Deayon 16 Yd INT Return for TD (Dan Goodale PAT Good) Samajie Grant 51 Yd Pass from Anu Soloman (Casey Skowron PAT good) Casey Skowron 32 Yd Field Goal

UA Nick Wilson 19-86-TD Terris Jones-Grigsby 14-39 Anu Soloman 23-32-TD

PASSING BSU Grant Hedrick 24-34-309-TD-INT

UA Anu Soloman 28-49-335-TD-2INT

RECEIVING BSU Thomas Sperbeck 12-199 Chaz Anderson 3-80-TD Troy Ware 1-17 Jake Roh 2-9 Holden Huff 1-5 Jay Ajayi 5- (-1)

UA Cayleb Jones 8-117 Samajie Grant 4-69-TD Trey Griffey 6-66 Terris Jones-Grigsby 4-40 Austin Hill 4-30 DaVonté Neal 1-7 Tyrell Johnson 1-6


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UCF

BAYLOR SCORING

52 42 1 2 3 4 F

UCF 14 14 7 17 52 Baylor 7 13 8 14 42

HEAD COACHES George O’ Leary, UCF Art Briles, Baylor OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Blake Bortles, UCF DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Terrance Plummer, UCF SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD Stefan Huber, Baylor WEATHER Indoors, roof closed TELEVISION ESPN

YAR DSTI CK

H O W T H E Y S CO RE D

I N D I V I D U A L S TAT IS T ICS

UCF BU 7 0 14 0 14 7 14 13 21 13 21 20 28 20 28 28 35 28 42 28 42 35 49 35 52 35 52 42

RUSHING UCF Storm Johnson 20-124-3TD Blake Bortles 8-93-TD William Stanback 13-33 Jeff Godfrey 1-7

Storm Johnson 11-yard rush (Shawn Moffitt PAT good) Storm Johnson 2-yard rush (Shawn Moffitt PAT good) Bryce Petty 1-yard rush (Aaron Jones PAT good) Levi Norwood 30-yard pass from Bryce Petty Rannell Hall 50-yard pass from Blake Bortles (Shawn Moffitt PAT good) Bryce Petty 13-yard rush (Aaron Jones PAT good) Rannell Hall 34-yard pass from Blake Bortles (Moffitt PAT good) Bryce Petty 1-yard rush (2-point conversion good, Bryce Petty rush) Breshad Perriman 10-yard pass from Blake Bortles (Shawn Moffitt PAT good) Blake Bortles 15-yard rush (Shawn Moffitt kick) Glasco Martin 9-yard rush (Aaron Jones kick) Johnson 40-yard rush (Shawn Moffitt kick) Shawn Moffitt 36-yard FG Clay Fuller 9-yard pass from Bryce Petty (Aaron Jones kick)

UCF BU 29 First Downs 27 44-255 Rushes-Yards 38-194 301 Passing Yards 356 20-31-2 Passes 30-47-1 73-9 Return Yards 208-(-1) 4-164 Punts 7-305 1-1 Fumbles-Lost 0-0 4-40 Penalties-Yards 17-135

BU Lache Seastrunk 17-117 Antwan Goodley 1-22 Glasco Martin 6-19-TD Shock Linwood 3-19 Bryce Petty 11-17-3TD

PASSING UCF Blake Bortles 20-31-301-3TD-2INT

BU Bryce Petty 30-47-356-2TD-INT

RECEIVING UCF Rannell Hall 4-113-2TD Jeff Godfrey 5-60 J.J. Worton 5-56 Breshad Perriman 3-48-TD William Stanback 2-25 Storm Johnson 1-(-1)

BU Corey Coleman 7-88 Jay Lee 5-80 Levi Norwood 4-63-TD Clay Fuller 3-52-TD Tevin Reese 5-43 Antwan Goodley 4-20 Jordan Najvar 1-7 Shock Linwood 1-3

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OREGON

KANSAS STATE SCORING

35 17 1 2 3 4 F

Oregon 15 7 10 3 35 Kansas State 0 10 0 7 17

HEAD COACHES Chip Kelly, Oregon Bill Snyder, Kansas State OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Marcus Mariota, Oregon DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Michael Clay, Oregon SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD Collin Klein, Kansas State WEATHER Indoors, roof closed TELEVISION ESPN

YAR DSTI CK UO KSU 22 First Downs 20 45-219 Rushes-Yards 37-132 166 Passing Yards 151 12-24-0 Passes 17-33-2 165 Return Yards 213 3-138 Punts 5-181 0-0 Fumbles-Lost 0-0 5-33 Penalties-Yards 7-57

H O W T H E Y S CO RE D

I N D I V I D U A L S TAT IS T ICS

UO KSU 8 0 15 0 15 7 15 10 22 10 25 10 32 10 32 17 35 17

RUSHING UO Kenjon Barner 30-143 Marcus Mariota 8-62-TD De’Anthony Thomas 2-14 Byron Marshall 1-2 Jackson Rice 1-0

De’Anthony Thomas 94-yard KO return (2-point conversion good, Dion Jordan rush) De’Anthony Thomas 23-yard pass from Marcus Mariota (Alejandro Maldonado PAT good) Collin Klein 6-yard rush (Anthony Cantele PAT good) Anthony Cantele 25-yard FG Kenjon Barner 24-yard run (Alejandro Maldonado PAT good) Alejandro Maldonado 33-yard FG Marcus Mariota 2-yard rush (Jake Fisher 1-point safety) John Hubert 10-yard pass from Collin Klein (Anthony Cantele kick) Alejandro Maldonado 24-yard FG

KSU John Hubert 17-55 Angelo Pease 7-47 Collin Klein 13-30-TD

PASSING UO Marcus Mariota 12-24-166-2TD

KSU Collin Klein 17-32-151-TD-2INT

RECEIVING UO De’Anthony Thomas 4-60-TD Josh Huff 3-26 Colt Lyeria 3-52 Kenjon Barner 1-24-TD Rahsaan Vaughn 1-4

KSU Chris Harper 8-71 Tyler Lockett 4-35 John Hubert 2-16-TD Angelo Pease 1-12 Travis Tannahill 1-5 Tramaine Thompson 1-12

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STANFORD

OKLAHOMA STATE

41

SCORING 1 2 3 4 OT F

Stanford 7 14 7 10 0 38 Oklahoma State 0 21 3 14 3 41

HEAD COACHES David Shaw, Stanford Mike Gundy, Oklahoma State OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Justin Blackmon, Oklahoma State DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Justin Gilbert, Oklahoma State SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD Andrew Luck, Stanford WEATHER Roof closed, 64 indoors, cool and clear outside TELEVISION ESPN

YAR DSTI CK STAN OSU 27 First Downs 16 50-243 Rushes-Yards 15-13 347 Passing Yards 399 27-31-1 Passes (C-A-I) 29-42-1 74 Return Yards 185 2-83 Punts (No.-Yards) 5-217 2-1 Fumbles-Lost 0-0 6-35 Penalties-Yards 1-5

H O W T H E Y S CO RE D

I N D I V I D U A L S TAT IS T ICS

STAN OSU 7 0 14 0 14 7 14 14 21 14 21 21 28 21 28 24 31 24 31 31 38 31 38 38 38 41

RUSHING STAN Stepfan Taylor 35-186-2TD Jeremy Stewart 3-65-TD Tyler Gaffney 4-4 Geoff Meinken 2-2 Anthony Wilkerson 1-(-1) Andrew Luck 4-(-3)

Ty Montgomery 53-yard pass from Andrew Luck (Jordan Williamson PAT good) Jeremy Stewart 24-yard run (Jordan Williamson PAT good) Justin Blackmon 43-yard pass from Brandon Weeden (Quinn Sharp PAT good) Justin Blackmon 67-yard pass from Brandon Weeden (Quinn Sharp PAT good) Stepfan Taylor 4-yard run (Jordan Williamson PAT good) Brandon Weeden 2-yard run (Quinn Sharp PAT good) Zach Ertz 16-yard pass from Andrew Luck (Jordan Williamson PAT good) Quinn Sharp 19-yard field goal Jordan Williamson 30-yard field goal Justin Blackmon 17-yard pass from Brandon Weeden (Quinn Sharp PAT good) Stepfan Taylor 1-yard run (Jordan Williamson PAT good) Joseph Randle 4-yard run (Quinn Sharp PAT good) Quinn Sharp 22-yard field goal

OSU Joseph Randle 10-23-TD Jeremy Smith 1-1 Justin Blackmon 1-0 Brandon Weeden 2-(-7)

PASSING STAN Andrew Luck 27-31-347-2TD-INT

OSU Brandon Weeden 29-42-399-3TD-INT

RECEIVING STAN Ty Montgomery 7-120-TD Griff Whalen 7-85 Zach Ertz 4-38-TD Jeremy Stewart 1-25 Stepfan Taylo 3-21 Coby Fleener 2-19 Levin Toilolo 1-18 Tyler Gaffney 1-16 Ryan Hewitt 1-5

OSU Justin Blackmon 8-186-3TD Josh Cooper 7-55 Colton Chief 5-97 Joseph Randle 5-25 Michael Harrison 1-16 Isaiah Anderson 2-10 Jeremy Smith 1-7

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CONNECTICUT

OKLAHOMA SCORING

20 48 1 2 3 4 F

Connecticut 0 10 10 0 20 Oklahoma 14 6 14 14 48

HEAD COACHES Randy Esdall, Connecticut Bob Stoops, Oklahoma OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Landry Jones, Oklahoma DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Jamell Fleming, Oklahoma SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD Moe Petrus, Connecticut WEATHER Indoors, roof closed TELEVISION ESPN

YAR DSTI CK UCONN OU 19 First Downs 27 41-112 Rushes-Yards 30-95 374 Passing Yards 265 19-39-0 Passes 34-50-1 723 Return Yards 796 7-328 Punts 4-163 0-0 Fumbles-Lost 0-0 3-25 Penalties-Yards 1-3

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U CONN OU 0 7 0 14 7 14 7 17 7 20 10 20 10 27 10 34 17 34 20 34 20 41 20 48

RUSHING UCONN Jordan Todman 32-121 Robbie Frey 5-12 Zach Frazer 4-(-17)

James Hanna 8-yard pass from Landry Jones (Jimmy Stevens PAT good) Demarco Murray 3-yard run (Jimmy Stevens PAT good) Dwayne Gratz 46-yard interception return (Dave Teggart PAT good) Jimmy Stevens 41-yard field goal Jimmy Stevens 24-yard field goal Dave Teggert 36-yard field goal Cameron Kenney 59-yard pass from Landry Jones (Jimmy Stevens PAT good) Jarnell Fleming 55-yard interception return (Jimmy Stevens PAT good) Robbie Frey 95-yard kickoff return (Dave Teggart PAT good) Dave Teggart 38-yard field goal Ryan Broyles 5-yard pass from Landry Jones (Jimmy Stevens PAT good) Tony Jefferson 22-yard interception return (Jimmy Stevens PAT good)

OU Demarco Murray 25-93-TD Trey Franks 1-4 Mossis Madu 1-3 Landry Jones 1-(-3)

PASSING UCONN Zach Frazer 19-39-223-2INT

OU Landry Jones 34-49-429-3TD-INT

RECEIVING UCONN Kashif Moore 4-62 Ryan Griffin 4-48 Michael Smith 4-20 Anthony Sherman 3-63 Isiah Moore 2-27

OU Ryan Broyles 13-170-TD Kenny Stills 8-73 Cameron Kenney 7-154-TD Trey Franks 3-25


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BOISE STATE

TEXAS CHRISTIAN SCORING

10

1 2 3 4 F

Boise State 7 3 0 7 17 Texas Christian 0 7 3 0 10

HEAD COACHES Chris Petersen, Boise State Gary Patterson, TCU OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Kyle Efaw, Boise State DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Brandyn Thompson, Boise State SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD Cory Grant, TCU WEATHER Indoors, roof closed

H O W T H E Y S CO RE D

I N D I V I D U A L S TAT IS T ICS

BSU TCU 7 0 10 0 10 7 10 10 17 10

RUSHING BSU Doug Martin 16-45-TD Jeremy Avery 12-29 Titus Young 3-20

Brandyn Thompson 51-yard interception return (Kyle Brotzman PAT good) Kyle Brotzman 40-yard field goal Curtis Clay 30-yard pass from Andy Dalton (Ross Evans kick) Ross Evans 29-yard field goal Doug Martin 2-yard run (Kyle Brotzman kick)

TCU Jeremy Kerley 6-65 Ryan Christian 5-40 Jimmy Young 4-68 Antoine Hicks 4-45

PASSING BSU Kellen Moore 23-39-211 Kyle Brotzman 1-1-0-29

TELEVISION FOX

TCU Andy Dalton 25-44-272-TD-INT

RECEIVING BSU Titus Young 8-72 Kyle Efaw 4-75 Kirby Moore 4-28 Chris Potter 2-21 Milc Burroughs 2-9

YAR DSTI CK BSU TCU 16 First Downs 17 32-77 Rushes-Yards 20-36 240 Passing Yards 272 24-40-0 Passes-Att.-Int. 25-44-3 161 Return Yards 153 8-355 Punts 8-387 0-0 Fumbles-Lost 0-1 7-70 Penalties-Yards 7-53

TCU Jeremy Kerley 6-65 Ryan Christian 5-40 Jimmy OUng 4-68 Antoine Hicks 4-45 Bart Johnson 3-12 Curtis Clay 2-29-1

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OHIO STATE

TEXAS SCORING

21 24 1 2 3 4 F

Ohio State 3 3 0 15 21 Texas 0 3 14 7 24

HEAD COACHES Jim Tressel, Ohio State Mack Brown, Texas OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Colt McCoy, Texas DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Roy Miller, Texas SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD Terrelle Pryor, Ohio State WEATHER Indoors, roof closed TELEVISION FOX

YAR DSTI CK OSU UT 21 First Downs 33 39-203 Rushes-Yards 28-72 176 Passing Yards 414 10-25-0 Passes 41-59-1 16 Return Yards 0 4-40.2 Punts 5-46.8 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 2-0 7-67 Penalties-Yards 8-83

H O W T H E Y S CO RE D

I N D I V I D U A L S TAT IS T ICS

OSU UT 3 0 3 3 6 3 6 10 6 17 9 17 15 17 21 17 21 24

RUSHING OSU Chris Wells 16-10 Terrelle Pryor 15-78 Dan Herron 5-30-TD Maurice Wells 1-(-2) Todd Boeckman 2-(-9)

Aaron Pettrey 51-yard field goal Hunter Lawrence 27-yard field goal Ryan Pretorius 30-yard field goal Colt McCoy 14-yard run (Hunter Lawrence PAT good) Quan Cosby 7-yard pass from Colt McCoy (Hunter Lawrence PAT good) Aaron Pettrey 44-yard field goal Terrelle Pryor 5-yard pass from Todd Boeckman (2-point conversion failed) Dan Herron 15-yard run (2-point conversion failed) Quan Cosby 26-yard pass from Colt McCoy (Hunter Lawrence kick)

UT Chris Ogbonnaya 11-42 Foswhitt Whittaker 6-23 Colt McCoy 7-3-TD Cody Johnson 3-2 Rashad Bobino 1-2

PASSING OSU Terrelle Pryor 5-14-66 Todd Boeckman 5-11-110-TD

UT Collin Klein 17-32-TD-2INT

RECEIVING OSU Brian Robiskie 5-11 DeVier Posey 2-13 Jake Ballard 1-21 Chris Wells 1-21 Terrelle Pryor 1-5-TD

UT Quan Cosby 14-171-2TD Jordan Shipley 10-78 Brandon Collins 7-60 James Kirkendoll 5-41 Chris Ogbonnaya 4-56 Peter Ullman 1-8

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WEST VIRGINIA

OKLAHOMA SCORING

48 28 1 2 3 4 F

West Virginia 6 14 14 14 48 Oklahoma 0 6 9 13 28

HEAD COACHES Bill Stewart, West Virginia (interim) Bob Stoops, Oklahoma OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Pat White, West Virginia DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Reed Williams, West Virginia SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD Curtis Lofton, Oklahoma WEATHER Roof closed, 64 indoors, cool and clear outside TELEVISION FOX

YAR DSTI CK

H O W T H E Y S CO RE D

I N D I V I D U A L S TAT IS T ICS

WVU OU 3 0 6 0 6 3 13 3 13 6 20 6 20 9 20 15 27 15 34 15 34 21 41 21 41 28 48 28

RUSHING WVU Pat White 20-150 Noel Devine 13-110-2TD Owen Schmitt 3-64-TD Darius Reynaud 1-30-TD Jock Sanders 1-0 Steve Slaton 1-0

Pat McAfee 38-yard field goal Pat McAfee 42-yard field goal Garrett Hartley 37-yard field goal Owen Schmitt 57-yard run (Pat McAfee PAT good) Garrett Hartley 24-yard field goal Darius Reynaud 21-yard pass from Pat White (Pat McAfee PAT good) Garrett Hartley 42-yard field goal Chris Brown 1-yard run (2-point conversion failed) Noel Devine 17-yard run (Pat McAfee PAT good) Darius Reynaud 30-yard run (Pat McAfee PAT good) Quentin Chaney 19-yard pass from Sam Bradford (2-point conversion failed) Tito Gonzales 79-yard pass from Pat White (Pat McAfee PAT good) Juaquin Iglesias 15-yard pass from Sam Bradford (Garrett Hartley PAT good) Noel Devine 65-yard run (Pat McAfee PAT good)

WVU OU 17 First Downs 25 39-349 Rushes-Yards 43-177 176 Passing Yards 242 10-19-0 Passes 21-33-1 57 Return Yards 13 4-234 Punts 4-188 0-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-0 8-110 Penalties-Yards 13-113

OU Allen Patrick 14-82 Chris Brown 16-53-TD Mossis Madu 5-43 Jacob Gutierrez 1-3 Sam Bradford 7-22

PASSING WVU Pat White 10-19-176-2TD

OU Sam Bradford 21-33-242-2TD-INT

RECEIVING WVU Darius Reynaud 5-42-TD Noel Devine 2-47 Tito Gonzales 1-79-TD Jock Sanders 1-6 Steve Slaton 1-2

OU Juaquin Iglesias 8-53-TD Quentin Chaney 4-129-TD Manuel Johnson 4-25 Jermaine Greshman 3-34 Joe Jon Finley 1-4 Allen Patrick 1-(-3)

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BOISE STATE

OKLAHOMA

43 42

SCORING 1 2 3 4 OT F

Boise State 14 7 7 7 8 43 Oklahoma 7 3 7 18 7 42

HEAD COACHES Chris Petersen, Boise State Bob Stoops, Oklahoma OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Jared Zabransky, Boise State DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Marty Tadman, Boise State SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD Rufus Alexander, Oklahoma WEATHER Indoors, roof closed TELEVISION FOX

YAR DSTI CK BSU OU 16 First Downs 23 35-110 Rushes-Yards 38-174 267 Passing Yards 233 20-30-1 Passes 19-32-3 68 Return Yards 60 8-41.6 Punts 5-40.4 2-2 Fumbles-Lost 1-1 8-63 Penalties-Yards 6-35

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BSU OU 7 0 14 0 14 7 14 10 21 10 28 10 28 17 28 20 28 28 28 35 35 35 35 42 43 42

RUSHING BSU Ian Johnson 23-101-TD Jared Zabransky 9-8 Vinny Perretta 2-2 Kyle Gingg 1-(-1)

Drisan James 49-yard pass from Jared Zabransky (Anthony Montgomery PAT good) Ian Johnson 2-yard run (Anthony Montgomery PAT good) Manuel Johnson 8-yard pass from Paul Thompson (Garret Hartley PAT good) Garrett Hartley 31-yard field goal Drisan James 32-yard pass from Jared Zabransky (Anthony Montgomery PAT good) Marty Tadman 27-yard interception return (Anthony Montgomery PAT good) Adrian Peterson 8-yard run (Garrett Hartley PAT good) Garrett Hartley 28-yard field goal Quentin Chaney 5-yard pass from Paul Thompson (2-point conversion good, Juaquin Iglesias pass from Thompson) Marcus Walker 33-yard interception return (Garrett Hartley PAT good) Jerard Rabb 35-yard pass from Jared Zabransky (Anthony Montgomery PAT good) Adrian Peterson 25-yard run (Garrett Hartley PAT good) Derek Schouman 5-yard pass from Vinny Perretta (2-point conversion good, Ian Johnson rush)

OU Adrian Peterson 20-77-2TD Allen Patrick 11-61 Paul Thompson 7-36

PASSING BSU Jared Zabransky 19-29-262-3TD-INT Vinny Perretta 1-1-5-TD

OU Paul Thompson 19-32-233-2TD-3INT

RECEIVING BSU Derek Schouman 8-72-TD Jerard Rabb 4-79-TD Drisan James 3-96-2TD Ian Johnson 2-4 Legedu Naanee 1-19 Vinny Perretta 1-3 Jadon Dailey 1-(-6)

OU Juaquin Iglesias 6-120 Manuel Johnson 6-57-TD Quentin Chaney 4-37-TD Adrian Peterson 2-9 Dane Zaslaw 1-10


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OHIO STATE

NOTRE DAME SCORING

34 20 1 2 3 4 F

Ohio State 7 14 3 10 34 Notre Dame 7 0 6 7 20

HEAD COACHES Jim Tressel, Ohio State Charlie Weis, Notre Dame OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Troy Smith, Ohio State DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME A.J. Hawk, Ohio State SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD Brady Quinn, Notre Dame WEATHER Clear, 76 degrees

H O W T H E Y S CO RE D

I N D I V I D U A L S TAT IS T ICS

OSU ND 0 7 7 7 14 7 21 7 21 13 24 13 27 13 27 20 34 20

RUSHING OSU Antonio Pittman 21-136-TD Ted Ginn Jr. 2-73-TD Troy Smith 13-66

Darius Walker 20-yard run (D.J. Fitzpatrick PAT good) Ted Ginn, Jr. 56-yard pass from Troy Smith (Josh Huston PAT good) Ted Ginn, Jr. 68-yard run (Josh Huston PAT good) Santonio Holmes 85-yard pass from Troy Smith (Josh Huston PAT good) Darius Walker 10-yard run (PAT missed) Josh Huston 40-yard field goal Josh Huston 26-yard field goal Darius Walker 3-yard run (D.J. Fitzpatrick PAT good) Antonio Pittman 60-yard run (Josh Huston PAT good)

TELEVISION ABC

PASSING OSU Troy Smith 19-28-342-2TD

ND Brady Quinn 29-45-286

RECEIVING OSU Ted Ginn Jr. 8-167-TD Santonio Holmes 5-124-TD Roy Hall 2-22 Antonio Pittman 2-6 Anthony Gonzalez 1-15

YAR DSTI CK

ND Darius Walker 16-90-3TD Asaph Schwapp 2-4 Brady Quinn 10-(-32)

ND Maurice Stovall 9-126 Darius Walker 7-37 Jeff Samardzija 6-59 Matt Shelton 5-52 Anthony Fasano 2-12

OSU ND 27 First Downs 22 36-275 Rushes-Yards 28-62 342 Passing Yards 286 19-28-0 Passes 29-45-0 20 Return Yards 0 1-40.0 Punts 6-42.3 0-0 Fumbles-Lost 0-0 7-53 Penalties-Yards 6-48

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PITTSBURGH

UTAH SCORING

7 35 1 2 3 4 F

Pittsburgh 0 0 7 0 7 Utah 7 7 21 0 35

HEAD COACHES Urban Meyer, Utah Walt Harris, Pittsburgh OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Alex Smith & Paris Warren, Utah DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Steve Fifita, Utah SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD Dan Stephens, Pittsburgh WEATHER Clear, 69 degrees TELEVISION ABC

YAR DSTI CK PITT UTAH 19 First Downs 25 30-17 Rushes-Yards 31-139 251 Passing Yards 328 22-40-0 Passes 29-37-0 0 Return Yards 10 5-36.0 Punts 1-28.0 0-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-1 3-30 Penalties-Yards 7-51

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PITT UTAH 0 7 0 14 0 21 0 28 7 28 7 35

RUSHING PITT Tyler Palko 14-(-44) Tim Murphy 12-37 Marcus Furman 3-17 Adam Graessle 1-7

Quinto Ganther 4-yard run (David Carroll PAT good) John Madsen 6-yard pass from Alex Smith (David Carroll PAT good) Marty Johnson 18-yard pass from Alex Smith (David Carroll PAT good) Paris Warren 23-yard pass from Alex Smith (David Carroll PAT good) Greg Lee 31-yard pass from Tyler Palko (Josh Cummings PAT good) Steve Savoy 18-yard pass from Alex Smith, lateral to Paris Warren (David Carroll PAt good)

UTAH Alex Smith 15-68 Marty Johnson 9-20 Quinto Ganther 6-34-TD Paris Warren 1-17

PASSING PITT Tyler Palko 22-40-251-TD

UTAH Alex Smith 29-37-328-4TD

RECEIVING PITT Joe Delsardo 9-109 Greg Lee 7-93-TD Tim Murphy 4-42 Marcus Furman 2-7

UTAH Paris Warren 15-198-TD Steve Savoy 7-70-TD John Madsen 4-27-TD Marty Johnson 1-18-TD Travis LaTendresse 1-9 Quinto Ganther 1-6

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OHIO STATE

KANSAS STATE SCORING

35 28 1 2 3 4 F

Ohio State 14 7 14 0 35 Kansas State 0 7 7 14 28

HEAD COACHES Jim Tressel, Ohio State Bill Snyder, Kansas State OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Craig Krenzel, Ohio State DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME A.J. Hawk, Ohio State SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD Darren Sproles, Kansas State WEATHER Clear, 64 degrees TELEVISION ABC

H O W T H E Y S CO RE D

I N D I V I D U A L S TAT IS T ICS

OSU KSU 7 0 14 0 21 0 21 7 21 14 28 14 35 14 35 21 35 28

RUSHING OSU Lydell Ross 20-82 Branden Joe 11-46 Craig Krenzel 8-21 Santonio Holmes 1-(-1)

John Hollins 7-yard blocked punt return (Mike Nugent PAT good) Santonio Holmes 6-yard pass from Craig Krenzel (Mike Nugent PAT good) Michael Jenkins 17-yard pass from Craig Krenzel (Mike Nugent PAT good) Darren Sproles 6-yard run (Joe Rheem PAT good) Ell Roberson 14-yard run (Joe Rheem PAT good) Michael Jenkins 8-yard pass from CraigKrenzel (Mike Nugent PAT good) Santonio Holmes 31-yard pass from Craig Krenzel (Mike Nugent PAT good) Ayo Saba 3-yard run (Joe Rheem PAT good) Ell Roberson 1-yard run (Joe Rheem PAT good)

PASSING OSU Craig Krenzel 11-24-189-4TD-2INT

OSU KSU 15 First Downs 25 40-148 Rushes-Yards 32-84 189 Passing Yards 294 11-24-2 Passes 20-52-1 48 Return Yards 10 7-40.1 Punts 8-40.0 0-0 Fumbles-Lost 0-0 9-63 Penalties-Yards 8-51

KSU Ell Roberson 20-52-294-INT

RECEIVING OSU Michael Jenkins 5-96-2TD Bam Childress 2-44 Santonio Holmes 2-37-2TD Lydell Ross 2-12

YAR DSTI CK

KSU Darren Sproles 13-38-TD Ell Roberson 16-32-2TD Jermaine Moreira 1-13 Ayo Saba 2-1

KSU Davin Dennis 7-113 James Terry 4-58 Jermaine Moriera 3-59 Darren Sproles 3-5 Antoine Polite 1-31 Thomas Hill 1-17 Brian Casey 1-11

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME

3 2 ND A NN UAL TOSTITOS FI ESTA B O WL JANUARY 3, 2003 | SUN DEVIL STADIUM | TEMPE, AZ | ATTENDANCE: 77,502

OHIO STATE

MIAMI

31 24

SCORING 1 2 3 4 OT 2OT F

Ohio State 0 14 3 0 7 7 31 Miami 7 0 7 3 7 0 24

HEAD COACHES Jim Tressel, Ohio State Larry Coker, Miami OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Craig Krenzel, Ohio State DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Michael Doss, Ohio State SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD Ken Dorsey, Miami WEATHER Clear, 70 degrees TELEVISION ABC

YAR DSTI CK OSU MIA 14 First Downs 19 52-145 Rushes-Yards 33-65 122 Passing Yards 304 7-21-2 Passes 29-44-2 48 Return Yards 84 6-47.7 Punts 4-43.2 0-0 Fumbles-Lost 3-3 9-49 Penalties-Yards 6-30

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OSU MIA 0 7 7 7 14 7 17 7 17 14 17 17 17 24 24 24 31 24

RUSHING OSU Maurice Clarett 23-47-2TD Craig Krenzel 19-81-2TD Lydell Ross 9-17 Andy Groom 1-0

Roscoe Parrish 25-yard pass from Ken Dorsey (Todd Sievers PAT good) Craig Krenzel 1-yard run (Mike Nugent PAT good) Maurice Clarett 7-yard run (Mike Nugent PAT good) Mike Nugent 44-yard field goal Willis McGahee 9-yard run (Todd Sievers PAT good) Todd Sievers 40-yard field goal Kellen Winslow 7-yard pass from Ken Dorsey (Todd Sievers PAT good) Craig Krenzel 1-yard run (Mike Nugent PAT good) Maurice Clarett 5-yard run (Mike Nugent PAT good)

MIA Willis McGahee 20-67-TD Jarrett Payton 8-17 Ken Dorsey 4-(-19) Quadtrine Hill 1-0

PASSING OSU Craig Krenzel 7-21-122-2INT

MIA Ken Dorsey 28-43-296-2TD-2INT Derrick Crudup 1-1-8

RECEIVING OSU Michael Jenkins 4-45 Chris Gamble 2-69 Chris Vance 1-8

MIA Kellen Winslow 11-122-TD Roscoe Parrish 5-70-TD Andre Johnson 4-54 Ethenic Sands 3-34 Willis McGahee 3-5 Quadtrine Hill 1-8 Jarrett Payton 1-7 Jason Geathers 1-4


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OREGON

COLORADO SCORING

38 16 1 2 3 4 F

Oregon 7 14 7 10 38 Colorado 7 0 0 9 16

HEAD COACHES Mark Bellotti, Oregon Gary Barnett, Colorado OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Joey Harrington, Oregon DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Steve Smith, Oregon SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD Roman Hollowell, Colorado WEATHER Clear, 66 degrees TELEVISION ABC

H O W T H E Y S CO RE D

I N D I V I D U A L S TAT IS T ICS

UO CU 0 7 7 7 14 7 21 7 28 7 31 7 38 7 38 10 38 16

RUSHING UO Onterrio Smith 14-51 Maurice Morris 11-89-TD Josh Line 2-7 Jason Willis 1-3

Brandon Drumm 1-yard run (Pat Brougham PAT good) Keenan Howry 28-yard pass from Joey Harrington (Jared Siegel PAT good) Samie Parker 79-yard pass from Joey Harrington (Jared Siegel PAT good) Onterrio Smith 6-yard pass from Joey Harrington (Jared Siegel PAT good) Maurice Morris 49-yard run (Jared Siegel PAT good) Jared Siegel 47-yard field goal Justin Peelle 4-yard pass from Joey Harrington (Jared Siegel PAT good) Jeremy Flores 39-yard field goal Daniel Graham 4-yard pass from Craig Ochs (PAT missed)

PASSING UO Joey Harrington 28-42-350-4TD-INT

UO CU 22 First Downs 20 28-150 Rushes-Yards 31-49 350 Passing Yards 279 28-42-1 Passes 24-47-3 39 Return Yards 39 5-36.2 Punts 5-40.8 0-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-0 8-74 Penalties-Yards 8-55

CU Bobby Pesavento 11-27-139-2INT Craig Ochs 13-20-140-TD-INT

RECEIVING UO Samie Parker 9-162-TD Jason Willis 6-62 Justin Peelle 5-66-TD Keenan Howry 3-33-TD Onterrio Smith 3-8-TD Josh Line 1-16 George Wrightster 1-3

YAR DSTI CK

CU Chris Brown 9-30 Cortlen Johnson 8-24 Bobby Purify 6-19 Craig Ochs 5-(-20) Bobby Pesavento 2-(-5) Brandon Drumm 1-1-TD

CU Daniel Graham 10-89-TD Derek McCoy 5-66 Cortlen Johnson 3-50 Matt Brunson 3-35 Cedric Cormier 2-25 Marcus Houston 1-14

3 0 T H ANNUAL TOSTITOS FI ESTA B O WL JANUARY 1, 2001 | SUN DEVIL STADIUM | TEMPE, AZ | ATTENDANCE: 75,428

NOTRE DAME

OREGON STATE SCORING

9 41 1 2 3 4 F

Notre Dame 0 3 0 6 9 Oregon State 3 9 29 0 41

HEAD COACHES Dennis Erickson, Oregon State Bob Davie, Notre Dame OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Jonathan Smith, Oregon State DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Darnell Robinson, Oregon State SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD Julius Jones, Notre Dame WEATHER Clear, 63 degrees TELEVISION ABC

YAR DSTI CK ND OSU 18 First Downs 20 37-17 Rushes-Yards 39-127 138 Passing Yards 319 13-33-2 Passes 17-25-0 -1 Return Yards 137 6-41.5 Punts 3-39.0 2-1 Fumbles-Lost 3-1 7-42 Penalties-Yards 18-174

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ND OSU 0 3 0 6 0 12 3 12 3 19 3 27 3 34 3 41 9 41

RUSHING ND Julius Jones 13-30 Matt LoVecchio 9-(-49) Terrance Howard 8-28 Tony Fisher 5-9-TD Tom Lopienski 1-0 Joey Getherall 1-(-1)

Ryan Cesca 32-yard field goal Ryan Cesca 29-yard field goal Chad Johnson 74-yard pass from Jonathan Smith (PAT missed) Nick Setta 29-yard field goal T.J. Houshmandzadeh 23-yard pass from Jonathan Smith (Ryan Cesca PAT good) Terrell Roberts 45-yard punt return (2-point conversion good, Robert Prescott pass from Jonathan Smith) Chad Johnson 4-yard pass from Jonathan Smith (Cesca PAT good) Ken Simonton 4-yard run (Ryan Cesca PAT good) Tony Fisher 1-yard run (2-point converstion failed)

OSU Ken Simonton 18-85-TD Patrick McCall 10-25 Antonio Battle 8-32 Jonathan Smith 2-(-13) Nick Stremick 1-(-2)

PASSING ND Matt LoVecchio 13-33-138-2INT

OSU Jonathan Smith 16-24-305-3TD Nick Stremick 1-1-14

RECEIVING ND David Givens 4-23 Javin Hunter 3-57 Dan O’Leary 2-36 Tony Fisher 2-2 Joey Getherall 1-10 Julius Jones 1-10

OSU T.J. Houshmandzadeh 6-74-TD Chad Johnson 4-93-2TD Marty Maurer 3-82 Robert Prescott 2-41 Patrick McCall 1-15 James Newson 1-14

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2 9 T H ANNUAL TOSTITOS FI ESTA B O WL JANUARY 2, 2000 | SUN DEVIL STADIUM | TEMPE, AZ | ATTENDANCE: 71,526

TENNESSEE

NEBRASKA SCORING

21 31 1 2 3 4 F

Tennessee 0 7 7 7 21 Nebraska 14 3 7 7 31

HEAD COACHES Phil Fulmer, Tennessee Frank Solich, Nebraska OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Eric Crouch, Nebraska DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Mike Brown, Nebraska SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD Tee Martin, Tennessee WEATHER Clear, 42 degrees

H O W T H E Y S CO RE D

I N D I V I D U A L S TAT IS T ICS

UT NEB 0 7 0 14 0 17 7 17 14 17 14 24 14 31 21 31

RUSHING UT Travis Henry 10-31-TD Jamal Lewis 8-19 Tee Martin 8-(-6)

Dan Alexander 7-yard run (Josh Brown PAT good) Bobby Newcombe 60-yard punt return (Josh Brown PAT good) Josh Brown 31-yard field goal Donte’ Stallworth 9-yard pass from Tee Martin (Alex Walls PAT good) Travis Henry 4-yard run (Alex Walls PAT good) Aaron Golliday 13-yard pass from Eric Crouch (Josh Brown PAT good) Correll Buckhalter 2-yard run (Josh Brown PAT good) Donte’ Stallworth 44-yard pass from Cedrick Wilson (Alex Walls PAT good)

TELEVISION ABC

NEB Dan Alexander 21-108-TD Eric Crouch 17-64 Willie Miller 8-87 Correll Buckhalter 8-59-TD Sean Applegate 1-5

PASSING UT Tee Martin 19-34-223-TD-2INT Credrick Wilson 1-1-44-TD

NEB Eric Crouch 9-15-148-TD

RECEIVING UT Donte’ Stallworth 8-108-2TD Cedrick Wilson 7-75 Eric Parker 3-32 David Martin 1-49 Neil Johnson 1-3

YAR DSTI CK UT NEB 17 First Downs 23 15-44 Rushes-Yards 21-321 267 Passing Yards 148 20-35-2 Passes 9-15-0 0 Return Yards 63 7-43.1 Punts 6-39.5 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-1 5-41 Penalties-Yards 8-59

NEB Matt Davison 2-68 Jon Bowling 2-45 Aaron Golliday 2-25-TD Bobby Newcombe 2-5 Correll Buckhalter 1-5

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME

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FLORIDA STATE

TENNESSEE SCORING

16 23 1 2 3 4 F

Florida State 0 9 0 7 16 Tennessee 0 14 0 9 23

HEAD COACHES Florida State, Bobby Bowden Phil Fulmer, Tennessee OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Peerless Price, Tennessee DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Dwayne Goodrich, Tennesee SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD Ross Brannon, Florida State WEATHER Clear, 61 degrees TELEVISION ABC

YAR DSTI CK FSU UT 13 First Downs 16 41-108 Rushes-Yards 45-114 145 Passing Yards 278 9-22-2 Passes 11-19-2 120 Return Yards 108 9-39.8 Punts 5-38.0 4-1 Fumbles-Lost 3-2 12-110 Penalties-Yards 9-55

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FSU 0 0 6 9 9 9 16

RUSHING FSU Marcus Outzen 18-(-1)-TD Travis Minor 15-83 William McCray 4-9-TD Laveranues Coles 2-4 Peter Warrick 1-11 Lamarr Glenn 1-2

UT 7 14 14 14 20 23 23

Shawn Bryson 4-yard pass from Tee Martin (Jeff Hall PAT good) Dwayne Goodrich 54-yard interception return (Jeff Hall PAT good) William McCray 1-yard run (PAT missed) Sebastian Janikowski 34-yard field goal Peerless Price 79-yard pass from Tee Martin (PAT missed) Jeff Hall 23-yard field goal Marcus Outzen 7-yard run (Sebastian Janikowski PAT good)

UT Travis Henry 19-28, Travis Stephens 13-60 Tee Martin 10-19 Shawn Bryson 3-7

PASSING FSU Marcus Outzen 9-22-145-2INT

UT Tee Martin 11-18-278-2TD-2INT Travis Henry 0-1-0

RECEIVING FSU Ron Dugans 6-135 William McCray 1-11 Peter Warrick 1-7 Travis Minor 1-(-8)

UT Peerless Price 4-199-TD Shawn Bryson 3-34-TD Jeremaine Copeland 1-15 John Finlayson 1-14 Travis Henry 1-9 Cedrick Wilson 1-7


2 7 T H ANNUAL TOSTITOS FI ESTA B O WL DECEMBER 31, 1997 | SUN DEVIL STADIUM | TEMPE, AZ | ATTENDANCE: 74,118

SYRACUSE

KANSAS STATE SCORING

18 35 1 2 3 4 F

Syracuse 3 12 0 3 18 Kansas State 0 21 0 14 35

HEAD COACHES Paul Pasqualoni, Syracuse Bill Snyder, Kansas State OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Michael Bishop, Kansas State DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Travis Ochs, Kansas State SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD Jason Walters, Syracuse WEATHER Clear, 72 degrees TELEVISION CBS

H O W T H E Y S CO RE D

I N D I V I D U A L S TAT IS T ICS

SU KSU 3 0 3 7 3 14 3 21 10 21 12 21 15 21 15 28 18 28 18 35

RUSHING SU Donovan McNabb 16-81 Kyle McIntosh 11-18 Dee Brown 6-47-TD Nick Sudano 3-18 Kevin Johnson 1-10 Keith Downing 1-2

Nathan Trout 27-yard field goal Darnell McDonald 19-yard pass from Michael Bishop (Martin Gramatica PAT good) Michael Bishop 12-yard run (Martin Gramatica PAT good) Justin Swift 28-yard pass from Michael Bishop (Martin Gramatica PAT good) Dee Brown 24-yard run (Nathan Trout PAT good) Safety, ball snapped out of end zone Nathan Trout 33-yard field goal Darnell McDonald 77-yard pass from Michael Bishop (Martin Gramatica PAT good) Nathan Trout 40-yard field goal Darnell McDonald 41-yard pass from Michael Bishop (Martin Gramatica PAT good)

PASSING SU Donovan McNabb 16-39-271-INT

SU KSU 24 First Downs 21 38-176 Rushes-Yards 40-140 271 Passing Yards 317 16-39-1 Passes 14-23-1 0 Return Yards 61 5-43.0 Punts 3-44.0 1-1 Fumbles-Lost 0-0 8-68 Penalties-Yards 7-58

KSU Michael Bishop 14-23-317-4TD-INT

RECEIVING SU Quinton Spotwood 5-51 Kevin Johnson 4-101 Dee Brown 3-26 Jim Turner 2-59 Jeff Lowe 1-29 Darryl Daniel 1-5

YAR DSTI CK

KSU Michael Bishop 15-73-TD Mike Lawrence 11-20 Eric Hickson 7-26 Brian Goolsby 5-25 Matt Gangwish 1-9

KSU Darnell McDonald 7-206-3TD Justin Swift 5-98-TD Gavin Peries 2-13

2 6 T H ANNUAL TOSTITOS FI ESTA B O WL JANUARY 1, 1997 | SUN DEVIL STADIUM | TEMPE, AZ | ATTENDANCE: 65,106

TEXAS

PENN STATE SCORING

15 38 1 2 3 4 F

Texas 3 9 3 0 15 Penn State 7 0 21 10 38

HEAD COACHES John Mackovic, Texas Joe Paterno, Penn State OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Curtis Enis, Penn State DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Brandon Noble, Penn State SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD Ryan Fiebiger, Texas WEATHER Clear, 67 degrees TELEVISION CBS

YAR DSTI CK UT PSU 19 First Downs 19 30-73 Rushes-Yards 44-330 287 Passing Yards 95 27-43-1 Passes 12-20-0 2 Return Yards 44 6-37.7 Punts 5-35.6 2-1 Fumbles-Lost 0-0 8-57 Penalties-Yards 4-49

H O W T H E Y S CO RE D

I N D I V I D U A L S TAT IS T ICS

UT PSU 0 7 3 7 6 7 12 7 12 15 15 15 15 22 15 28 15 31 15 38

RUSHING UT Ricky Williams 11-48-TD Shon Mitchell 7-24 Priest Holmes 6-11 James Brown 6-(-10)

Curtis Enis 4-yard pass from Wally Richardson (Brett Conway PAT good) Phil Dawson 28-yard field goal Dawson 28-yard field goal Ricky Williams 7-yard run (2-point conversion failed) Aaron Harris 5-yard run (2-point conversion good, Curtis Enis pass from Wally Richardson) Phil Dawson 48-yard field goal Curtis Enis 2-yard run (Brett Conway PAT good) Anthony Cleary 1-yard run (PAT missed) Brett Conway 23-yard field goal Curtis Enis 12-yard run (Brett Conway PAT good)

PSU Curtis Enis 16-95-2TD Chris Eberly 7-54 Cordell Mitchell 6-45 Anthony Cleary 5-31-TD Aaron Harris 4-13-TD Jason Sload 2-7 Wally Richardson 2-(-2) Chafie Fields, 1-84 Jeff Nixon 1-3

PASSING UT James Brown 26-42-254-INT Cody Danaher 1-1-33

PSU Wally Richardson 12-20-95-TD

RECEIVING UT Williams 9-24 Matt Davis 5-72 Mike Adams 4-73 Wayne McGarity 3-27 Pat Fitzgerald 2-31 Priest Holmes 2-15 Bryant Westbrook 1-33 Bryan White 1-12

PSU Cuncho Brown 3-32 Joe Jurevicius 2-22 Chris Eberly 2-19 Curtis Enis 2-15-TD Aaron Harris 2-5 Chris Campbell 1-2

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NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME

2 5 T H ANNUAL TOSTITOS FI ESTA B O WL JANUARY 2, 1996 | SUN DEVIL STADIUM | TEMPE, AZ | ATTENDANCE: 79,864

FLORIDA

NEBRASKA SCORING

24 62 1 2 3 4 F

Florida 10 0 8 6 24 Nebraska 6 29 14 13 62

HEAD COACHES Steve Spurrier, Florida Tom Osborne, Nebraska OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Tommie Frazier, Nebraska DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Michael Booker, Nebraska SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD Danny Wuerffel, Florida WEATHER Chilly, 56 degrees TELEVISION NBC

YAR DSTI CK

H O W T H E Y S CO RE D

I N D I V I D U A L S TAT IS T ICS

UF NEB 3 0 3 6 10 6 10 13 10 15 10 22 10 25 10 32 10 35 10 42 18 42 18 49 18 55 18 62 24 62

RUSHING UF Elijah Williams 6-6 Danny Wuerffel 9-(-37)-TD Terry Jackson 4-4 Reidel Anthony 2-(-1)

Bart Edmiston 23-yard field goal Lawrence Phillips 16-yard pass from Tommie Frazier (PAT blocked) Danny Wuerffel 1-yard run (Bart Edmiston PAT good) Lawrence Phillips 42-yard run (Kris Brown PAT good) Safety, Danny Wuerffel sacked by Jamel Williams Ahman Green 1-yard run (Kris Brown PAT good) Kris Brown 26-yard field goal Michael Booker 42-yard interception return (Kris Brown PAT good) Kris Brown 24-yard field goal Tommie Frazier 35-yard run (Kris Brown PAT good) Ike Hilliard 35-yard pass from Danny Wuerffel (2-point conversion good, Reidel Anthony pass from Danny Wuerffel) Tommie Frazier 75-yard run (Kris Brown PAT good) Lawrence Phillips 15-yard run (PAT blocked) Brook Berringer 1-yard run (Ted Retzlaff PAT good) Reidel Anthony 93-yard kickoff return (2-point conversion failed)

UF NEB 15 First Downs 27 21-(-28) Rushes-Yards 68-524 297 Passing Yards 105 20-38-3 Passes 6-15-2 -3 Return Yards 64 4-41.3 Punts 1-36.0 1-1 Fumbles-Lost 1-0 9-78 Penalties-Yards 4-30

NEB Lawrence Phillips 25-165-2TD Tommie Frazier 16-199-2TD Ahman Green 9-68 Jeff Makovicka 6-32 Brian Schuster 1-4 Clinton Childs 3-14 James Sims 2-35 Joel Makovicka 2-4 Damon Benning 1-3 Brook Berringer 1-1 Billy Legate 1-1 Matt Turman 1-(-2)

PASSING UF Danny Wuerffel 17-31-255-TD-3INT Eric Kresser 3-7-42

NEB Tommie Frazier 6-14-105-TD-2INT Lawrence Phillips 0-1-0

RECEIVING UF Chris Doering 8-123 Ike Hilliard 6-100-TD Reidel Anthony 2-40 Travis McGriff 2-19 Terry Jackson 1-10 Jerome Evans 1-5

NEB Clester Johnson 2-43 Brendan Holbein 1-33 Lawrence Phillips 1-16-TD Joel Makovicka 1-8 Jon Vedral 1-5

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COLORADO

NOTRE DAME SCORING

41 24 1 2 3 4 F

Colorado 10 21 3 7 41 Notre Dame 3 7 7 7 24

HEAD COACHES Bill McCartney, Colorado Lou Holtz, Notre Dame OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Kordell Stewart, Colorado DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Shannon Clavelle, Colorado SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD Oliver Gibson, Notre Dame WEATHER Sunny, 70 degrees TELEVISION NBC

YAR DSTI CK CU ND 18 First Downs 22 39-246 Rushes-Yards 45-149 226 Passing Yards 259 12-21-0 Passes 18-35-1 19 Return Yards 0 4-36.0 Punts 5-33.0 0-0 Fumbles-Lost 2-0 4-35 Penalties-Yards 3-25

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CU ND 3 0 10 0 10 3 17 3 24 3 31 3 31 10 31 17 34 17 41 17 41 24

RUSHING CU Rashaan Salaam 27-83-3TD Kordell Stewart 7-143-TD Herchell Troutman 2-20 Koy Detmer 2-2 Lendon Henry 1-(-2)

Neil Voskeritchian 33-yard field goal Christian Fauria 1-yard pass from Kordell Stewart (Neil Voskeritchian PAT good) Scott Cengia 29-yard field goal Kordell Stewart 9-yard run (Neil Voskeritchian PAT good) Rashaan Salaam 1-yard run (Neil Voskeritchian PAT good) Rashaan Salaam 1-yard run (Neil Voskeritchian PAT good) Derrick Mayes 7-yard pass from Ron Powlus (Scott Cengia PAT good) Derrick Mayes 40-yard pass from Ron Powlus (Scott Cengia PAT good) Neil Voskeritchian 48-yard field goal Rashaan Salaam 5-yard run (Neil Voskeritchian PAT good) Leon Wallace 7-yard pass from Ron Powlus (Stefan Schroffner PAT good)

ND Lee Becton 17-81 Marc Edwards 2-4 Ron Powlus 15-12 Ray Zellars 5-21 Emmett Mosley 3-21 Robert Farmer 2-1 Scott Sollmann 1-9

PASSING CU Kordell Stewart 11-20-205-TD Koy Detmer 1-1-21

ND Ron Powlus 18-34-259-3TD-INT Charles Stafford 0-1-0

RECEIVING CU Rae Carruth 1-6 Michael Westbrook 4-70 Phil Savoy 2-58 Christian Fauria 2-3-TD Rashaan Salaam 1-6 James Kidd 2-83

ND Lee Becton 3-60 Emmett Mosley 3-34 Oscar McBride 2-21 Robert Farmer 1-(-3) Derrick Mayes 4-93-2TD Charles Stafford 2-22 Ray Zellars 2-25 Leon Wallace 1-7-TD


2 3 R D ANNUAL IBM OS/ 2 FI ESTA B O WL JANUARY 1, 1994 | SUN DEVIL STADIUM | TEMPE, AZ | ATTENDANCE: 72,260

MIAMI

ARIZONA SCORING

0 29 1 2 3 4 F

Miami 0 0 0 0 0 Arizona 9 7 6 7 29

HEAD COACHES Dennis Erickson, Miami Dick Tomey, Arizona OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Chuck Levy, Arizona DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Tedy Bruschi, Arizona SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD Paul White, Miami WEATHER Sunny, 66 degrees

H O W T H E Y S CO RE D

I N D I V I D U A L S TAT IS T ICS

MIA UA 0 6 0 9 0 16 0 19 0 22 0 29

RUSHING MIA Ryan Collins 5-(-30) James Stewart 7-35 Donnell Bennett 6-32 Frank Costa 1-(-7) Larry Jones 1-5

Troy Dickey 13-yard pass from Dan White (PAT missed) Steve McLaughlin 39-yard field goal Chuck Levy 68-yard run (Steve McLaughlin PAT good) Steve McLaughlin 31-yard field goal Steve McLaughlin 21-yard field goal Troy Dickey 14-yard pass from Dan White (Steve McLaughlin PAT good)

PASSING MIA Ryan Collins 5-15-50-2INT Frank Costa 10-29-97-INT

TELEVISION NBC

UA Ontiwaun Carter 17-63 Dan White 3-(-8) Chuck Levy 17-142-TD

UA Dan White 11-23-138-2TD-2INT Brady Batten 1-1-14

RECEIVING MIA James Stewart 2-3 Chris T. Jones 6-98 A.C. Tellison 2-13 Jonathan Harris 1-15 Donnell Bennett 2-(-3) Jermaine Chambers 1-12 Larry Jones 1-9

YAR DSTI CK MIA UA 13 First Downs 24 20-35 Rushes-Yards 50-257 147 Passing Yards 152 15-44-3 Passes 12-24-2 13 Return Yards 84 10-37.0 Punts 5-36.0 2-1 Fumbles-Lost 2-0 6-40 Penalties-Yards 2-25

UA Troy Dickey 4-62-2TD Roderick Lewis 1-13 Chuck Levy 2-(-8) Lamont Lovett 1-18 Terry Vaughn 2-41 Lamar Harris 1-12 Joe Libman 1-14

2 2 ND A NN UAL FIESTA B O WL JANUARY 1, 1993 | SUN DEVIL STADIUM | TEMPE, AZ | ATTENDANCE: 70,224

SYRACUSE

COLORADO SCORING

26 22 1 2 3 4 F

Syracuse 3 3 20 0 26 Colorado 0 7 9 6 22

HEAD COACHES Paul Pasqualoni, Syracuse Bill McCartney, Colorado OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Marvin Graves, Syracuse DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Kevin Mitchell, Syracuse SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD Kordell Stewart, Colorado WEATHER Sunny, 70 degrees TELEVISION NBC

YAR DSTI CK SU CU 15 First Downs 19 44-201 Rushes-Yards 31-153 64 Passing Yards 217 5-12-1 Passes 17-43-3 21 Return Yards 79 5-45.0 Punts 3-48.3 0-0 Fumbles-Lost 0-0 5-30 Penalties-Yards 8-37

H O W T H E Y S CO RE D

I N D I V I D U A L S TAT IS T ICS

SU CU 3 0 6 0 6 7 12 7 12 10 19 10 19 16 26 16 26 22

RUSHING SU David Walker 16-80-TD Marvin Graves 13-26-TD Terry Richardson 7-63 Al Wooten 4-9 Shelby Hill 1-13 Edmund Robinson 1-8 Marcus Lee 1-1 Brian Picucci 1-1

John Biskup 46-yard field goal John Biskup 34-yard field goal Sean Embree 7-yard pass from Kordell Stewart (Mitch Berger PAT good) David Walker 13-yard run (2-point conversion failed) Mitch Berger 38-yard field goal Marvin Graves 28-yard run (John Biskup PAT good) Charles Johnson 16-yard pass from Kordell Stewart (PAT missed) Kirby Dar Dar 100-yard kickoff return (John Biskup PAT good) Lamont Warren 6-yard run (PAT missed)

CU James Hill 11-109 Lamont Warren 11-25-TD Kordell Stewart 8-29 Charles Johnson 1-(-10)

PASSING SU Marvin Graves 5-12-64-INT

CU Kordell Stewart 17-41-217-2TD-3INT Lamont Warren 0-1-0 James Hill 0-1-0

RECEIVING SU Marcus Lee 1-38 Kerry Ferrell 1-12 Qadry Ismail 1-6 Chris Gedney 1-4 Antonio Johnson 1-4

CU Michael Westbrook 6-83 Charles Johnson 3-46-TD Christian Fauria 3-29 Sean Embree 2-17-TD Lamont Warren 1-24 Rae Carruth 1-14 James Hill 1-4

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2 1 S T ANNUAL FIESTA BO WL JANUARY 1, 1992 | SUN DEVIL STADIUM | TEMPE, AZ | ATTENDANCE: 71,133

PENN STATE

TENNESSEE SCORING

42 17 1 2 3 4 F

Penn State 7 0 14 21 42 Tennessee 10 0 7 0 17

HEAD COACHES Joe Paterno, Penn State Johnny Majors, Tennessee OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME O.J. McDuffie, Penn State DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Reggie Givens, Penn State SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD Earnest Fields, Tennessee WEATHER Sunny, 63 degrees

H O W T H E Y S CO RE D

I N D I V I D U A L S TAT IS T ICS

PSU UT 7 0 7 7 7 10 7 17 14 17 21 17 28 17 35 17 42 17

RUSHING PSU Richie Anderson 17-57 Sam Gash 7-15 J.T. Morris 3-15 Shelly Hammonds 1-10 Gerry Collins 4-7 Tony Sacca 5-(-28)

Sam Gash 10-yard pass from Tony Sacca (Craig Fayak PAT good) James Stewart 1-yard run (John Becksvoort PAT good) Becksvoort 24-yard field goal Cory Fleming 44-yard pass from Andy Kelly (John Becksvoort PAT good) Chip LaBarca 3-yard pass from Tony Sacca (Craig Fayak PAT good) Kyle Brady 13-yard pass from Tony Sacca (Craig Fayak PAT good) Richie Anderson 2-yard run (Craig Fayak PAT good) Reggie Givens 23-yard interception return (Craig Fayak PAT good) O.J. McDuffie 37-yard pass from Tony Sacca (Craig Fayak PAT good)

TELEVISION NBC

PASSING

YAR DSTI CK

RECEIVING

PSU Tony Sacca 11-28-150-4TD

PSU O.J. McDuffie 4-78-TD Troy Drayton 3-35 Kyle Brady 1-13-TD Richie Anderson 1-11 Sam Gash 1-10-TD Chip LaBarca 1-3-TD

PSU UT 12 First Downs 25 37-76 Rushes-Yards 45-171 150 Passing Yards 270 11-28-0 Passes 21-43-1 104 Return Yards 49 9-47.9 Punts 6-36.3 0-0 Fumbles-Lost 5-3 3-36 Penalties-Yards 3-34

UT James Stewart 15-84 Aaron Hayden 13-56 Ken Campbell 3-23 Craig Faulkner 2-21 Mose Phillips 3-6 Mario Brunson 2-5 Heath Shuler 1-(-1) Tom Hutton 1-(-5) Andy Kelly 5-(-18) UT Andy Kelly 20-40-273-TD-INT Heath Shuler 1-3-(-3) UT Carl Pickens 8-100 J.J. McCleskey 4-36 Cory Fleming 2-68-TD Craig Faulkner 2-17 Mose Phillips 2-8 Lloyd Kerr 1-27 James Stewart 1-10 Mark Adams 1-4

2 0 T H ANNUAL FIESTA BO WL JANUARY 1, 1991 | SUN DEVIL STADIUM | TEMPE, AZ | ATTENDANCE: 69,098

LOUISVILLE

ALABAMA SCORING

34 7 1 2 3 4 F

Louisville 25 0 7 2 34 Alabama 0 7 0 0 7

HEAD COACHES Howard Schnellenberger, Louisville Gene Stallings, Alabama OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Browning Nagle, Louisville DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Ray Buchanan, Louisville SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD Efrum Thomas, Alabama WEATHER Scattered clouds, 66 degrees TELEVISION NBC

YAR DSTI CK UL ALA 25 First Downs 10 39-113 Rushes-Yards 33-95 458 Passing Yards 94 21-39-3 Passes 12-35-2 51 Return Yards 53 3-41.0 Punts 8-40.2 3-1 Fumbles-Lost 3-1 10-87 Penalties-Yards 7-40

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UL ALA 7 0 13 0 19 0 25 0 25 7 32 7 34 7

RUSHING UL Pete Bynm 8-48 Ralph Dawkins 5-38-TD Curtis Lipsey 9-23 Bobby Hall 2-12 Latrell Ware 3-11 Greg Brohm 1-(-2) Jeff Brohm 2-(-3) Browning Nagle 6-(-20)

Latrell Ware 70-yard pass from Browning Nagle (Klaus Wilmsmeyer PAT good) Ralph Dawkins 5-yard run (PAT blocked) Anthony Cummings 37-yard pass from Browning Nagle (2-point conversion failed) Ray Buchanan recovered blocked punt in end zone (2-point conversion failed) Charles Gardner 49-yard interception return (Philip Doyle PAT good) Anthony Cummings 19-yard pass from Browing Nagle (Ron Bell PAT good) Safety, Danny Woodson intentional grounding in end zone

ALA Kevin Turner 6-49 Chris Anderson 7-26 Junior Sewell 5-25 Danny Woodson 8-17 Martin Houston 1-0 Derrick Lassic 1-0 Scott Etter 1-(-7) Gary Hollingsworth 4-(-15)

PASSING UL Browning Nagle 20-33-451-3TD-INT Curtis Lipsey 1-1-7 Jeff Brohm 0-3-0-2INT Erik Watts 0-2-0-0

ALA Gary Hollingsworth 10-23-59 Danny Woodson 2-10-35-INT Scott Etter 0-2-0

RECEIVING UL Ken McKay 5-110 Curtis Lipsey 4-65 Anthony Cummings 3-69 Ralph Dawkins 3-32 Fred Jones 2-89 Latrell Ware 1-70 Eric Broomfield 1-11 Browning Nagle 1-7 Pete Bynm 1-5

ALA Kevin Turner 4-35 Derrick Lassic 2-35 Martin Houston 2-4 Donnie Finkley 1-15 Lamonde Russell 1-7 Steve Busky 1-3 Junior Sewell 1-(-5)


1 9 T H ANNUAL SUN KIST FI ESTA B O WL JANUARY 1, 1990 | SUN DEVIL STADIUM | TEMPE, AZ | ATTENDANCE: 73,953

NEBRASKA

FLORIDA STATE SCORING

17 41 1 2 3 4 F

Nebraska 0 3 0 7 17 Florida State 0 21 20 0 41

HEAD COACHES Tom Osborne, Nebraska Bobby Bowden, Florida State OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Peter Tom Willis, Florida State DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Odell Haggins, Florida State SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD Jake Young, Nebraska WEATHER Clear, 64 degrees TELEVISION NBC

H O W T H E Y S CO RE D

I N D I V I D U A L S TAT IS T ICS

NEB FSU 7 0 7 7 10 7 10 14 10 21 10 27 10 34 10 41 17 41

RUSHING NEB Ken Clark 16-86 Gerry Gdowski 12-1 Leodis Flowers 4-25 Mickey Joseph 4-(-2)-TD Terry Rodgers 4-3 Bryan Carpenter 3-6 Richard Bell 1-2 Tyrone Hughes 1-(-2) William Washington 1-(-4)

Morgan Gregory 9-yard pass from Gerry Gdowski (Greg Barrios PAT good) Terry Anthony 14-yard pass from Peter Tom Willis (Richie Andrews PAT good) Chris Drennan 39-yard field goal Reggie Johnson 5-yard pass from Peter Tom Willis (Richie Andrews PAT good) Dexter Carter 10-yard pass from Peter Tom Willis (Richie Andrews PAT good) Paul Moore 1-yard run (PAT missed) Reggie Johnson 8-yard pass from Peter Tom Willis (Richie Andrews PAT good) Terry Anthony 24-yard pass from Peter Tom Willis (Richie Andrews PAT good) Mickey Joseph 2-yard run (Chris Drennan PAT good)

YAR DSTI CK NEB FSU 18 First Downs 18 46-115 Rushes-Yards 24-72 207 Passing Yards 422 15-26-2 Passes 25-41-0 5 Return Yards 42 3-34.3 Punts 3-35.7 5-3 Fumbles-Lost 0-0 6-48 Penalties-Yards 13-135

FSU Dexter Carter 13-72 Paul Moore 4-3 Edgar Bennett 3-3 Amp Lee 2-6 Lawrence Dawsey 1-(-4) Peter Tom Willis 1-(-8)

PASSING NEB Gerry Gdowski 13-23-154-TD-2INT Mickey Joseph 1-2-12 Mike Stigge 1-1-41

FSU Peter Tom Willis 25-40-422-5TD Casey Weldon 0-1-0

RECEIVING NEB Morgan Gregory 4-67-TD Richard Bell 3-46 Jon Bostick 3-27 Bryan Carpenter 2-6 Mark Dowse 1-41 Chris Garrett 1-15 Hughes 1-5

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME

FSU Terry Anthony 6-88-2TD Ronald Lewis 5-106 Laurence Dawsey 4-66 Dexter Carter 3-47-TD Reggie Johnson 3-27-2TD Shannon Baker 2-49 Edgar Bennett 1-30 Amp Lee 1-9

1 8 T H ANNUAL SUN KIST FI ESTA B O WL JANUARY 2, 1989 | SUN DEVIL STADIUM | TEMPE, AZ | ATTENDANCE: 74,911

WEST VIRGINIA

NOTRE DAME SCORING

21 34 1 2 3 4 F

West Virginia 0 6 7 8 21 Notre Dame 9 14 3 8 34

HEAD COACHES Don Nehlen, West Virginia Lou Holtz, Notre Dame OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Tony Rice, Notre Dame DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Frank Stams, Notre Dame SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD Chris Parker, West Virginia WEATHER Cloudy, light rain, 55 degrees TELEVISION NBC

YAR DSTI CK WVU ND 19 First Downs 19 37-108 Rushes-Yards 59-242 174 Passing Yards 213 14-30-1 Passes 7-11-1 49 Return Yards 28 7-45.1 Punts 4-36.8 0-0 Fumbles-Lost 2-0 3-38 Penalties-Yards 11-102

H O W T H E Y S CO RE D

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WVU ND 0 3 0 9 0 16 3 16 3 23 6 23 6 26 13 26 13 34 21 34

RUSHING WVU Anthony Brown 11-49 Rico Tyler 2-21 Craig Taylor 6-12 Major Harris 13-11 Eugene Napoleon 3-7 Undra Johnson 1-5 Reggie Rembert 1-3-TD

Billy Hackett 45-yard field goal Anthony Johnson 1-yard run (2-point conversion failed) Rodney Culver 5-yard run (Reggie Ho PAT good) Charlie Baumann 29-yard field goal Raghib Ismail 29-yard pass from Tony Rice (Reggie Ho PAT good) Charlie Baumann 31-yard field goal Reggie Ho 32-yard field goal Grantis Bell 17-yard pass from Major Harris (Charlie Baumann PAT good) Frank Jacobs 3-yard pass from Tony Rice (2-point conversion good, Tony Rice run) Reggie Rembert 3-yard run (2-point conversion good, Greg Jones pass from Reggie Rembert)

PASSING WVU Major Harris 13-26-166-TD Greg Jones 1-4-8

ND Tony Rice 13-75 Mark Green 13-61 Tony Brooks 11-35 Rodney Culver 4-20-TD Anthony Johnson 5-20-TD Braxton Banks 5-12 Steve Belles 3-10 Ricky Watters 3-5 Pat Eilers 1-2 Ryan Mihalko 1-2 ND Tony Rice 7-11-213-2TD-INT

RECEIVING WVU Grantis Bell 4-44-TD Reggie Rembert 2-40 Craig Taylor 3-34 Keith Winn 3-31 Anthony Brown 1-17 Rico Tyler 1-8

ND Derek Brown 2-70 Ricky Watters 1-57 Mark Green 1-35 Raghib Ismail 1-29-TD Anthony Johnson 1-19 Frank Jacobs 1-3-TD

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1 7 T H ANNUAL SUN KIST FI ESTA B O WL JANUARY 1, 1988 | SUN DEVIL STADIUM | TEMPE, AZ | ATTENDANCE: 72,112

FLORIDA STATE

NEBRASKA SCORING

31 28 1 2 3 4 F

Florida State 0 21 3 7 31 Nebraska 14 0 14 0 28

HEAD COACHES Bobby Bowden, Florida State Tom Osborne, Nebraska OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Danny McManus, Florida State DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Neil Smith, Nebraska SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD Steve Forch, Nebraska WEATHER Clear, chilly, 49 degrees TELEVISION NBC

H O W T H E Y S CO RE D

I N D I V I D U A L S TAT IS T ICS

FSU NEB 0 7 0 14 7 14 14 14 21 14 21 21 24 21 24 28 31 28

RUSHING FSU Sammie Smith 9-28 Danny McManus 5-26 Edgar Bennett 7-16 Dayne Williams 3-5-TD Dexter Carter 4-4 Marion Butts 1-3

Keith Jones 3-yard run (Chris Drennan PAT good) Dana Brinson 52-yard punt return (Chris Drennan PAT good) Herb Gainer 10-yard pass from Danny McManus (Derek Schmidt PAT good) Dayne Williams 4-yard run (Derek Schmidt PAT good) Herb Gainer 25-yard pass from Danny McManus (Derek Schmidt PAT good) Steve Taylor 2-yard run (Chris Drennan PAT good) Derek Schmidt 32-yard field goal Tyreese Knox 4-yard run (Chris Drennan PAT good) Ronald Lewis 15-yard pass from Danny McManus (Derek Schmidt PAT good)

NEB Keith Jones 15-80-TD Steve Taylor 20-75 Tyreese Knox 13-62 Dana Brinson 2-16 Micha Heibel 3-7 Bryan Carpenter 1-2

PASSING FSU Danny McManus 28-51-375-3TD-INT

NEB Steve Taylor 7-14-142-INT

RECEIVING FSU Herb Gainer 5-89-2TD Pat Carter 5-54 Dexter Carter 4-89 Ronald Lewis 4-59-TD Edgar Bennett 4-47 Terry Anthony 2-29 Lawrence Dawsey 1-17 Sammie Smith 1-5 Dayne Williams 1-(-7) Marion Butts 1-(-7)

YAR DSTI CK FSU NEB 26 First Downs 20 29-82 Rushes-Yards 54-242 375 Passing Yards 142 28-51-1 Passes 7-14-1 15 Return Yards 192 4-29.5 Punts 4-35.5 2-1 Fumbles-Lost 4-2 2-20 Penalties-Yards 9-78

NEB Morgan Gregory 3-49 Todd Milikan 2-32 Tom Banderas 1-48 Micha Heibel 1-13

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME

1 6 T H ANNUAL SUN KIST FI ESTA B O WL JANUARY 2, 1987 | SUN DEVIL STADIUM | TEMPE, AZ | ATTENDANCE: 73,098

MIAMI

PENN STATE SCORING

10 14 1 2 3 4 F

Miami 0 7 0 3 10 Penn State 0 7 0 7 14

HEAD COACHES Jimmy Johnson, Miami Joe Paterno, Penn State OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME D.J. Dozier, Penn State DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Shane Conlan, Penn State SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD Paul O’Connor, Miami WEATHER Clear, 60 degrees TELEVISION NBC

YAR DSTI CK MIA PSU 22 First Downs 8 43-160 Rushes-Yards 43-109 285 Passing Yards 53 26-50-5 Passes 5-16-1 50 Return Yards 106 4-46.0 Punts 9-43.4 4-2 Fumbles-Lost 5-2 9-62 Penalties-Yards 4-39

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MIA PSU 7 0 7 7 10 7 10 14

RUSHING MIA Alonzo Highsmith 18-119 Melvin Bratton 11-31-TD Warren Williams 5-20 Vinny Testaverde 9-(-10)

Melvin Bratton 1-yard run (Greg Cox PAT good) John Shaffer 4-yard run (Massimo Manca PAT good) Mark Seelig 38-yard field goal D.J. Dozier 6-yard run (Massimo Manca PAT good)

PSU D.J. Dozier 20-99-TD Tim Manoa 8-36 Steve Smith 4-13 Ray Roundtree 1-3 Blair Thomas 1-(-3) John Shaffer 9-(-39)-TD

PASSING MIA Vinny Testaverde 26-50-285-5INT

PSU John Shaffer 5-16-53-INT

RECEIVING MIA Brian Blades 5-81 Mike Irvin 5-55 Brett Perriman 4-37 Highsmith 3-33 Bratton 3-32 Charles Henry 3-24 Williams 2-20 Alfredo Roberts 1-3

PSU D.J. Dozier 2-12 Eric Hamilton 1-23 Tim Manoa 1-12 Brian Siverling 1-6


1 5 T H ANNUAL SUN KIST FI ESTA B O WL JANUARY 1, 1986 | SUN DEVIL STADIUM | TEMPE, AZ | ATTENDANCE: 72,454

NEBRASKA

MICHIGAN SCORING

23 27 1 2 3 4 F

Nebraska 0 14 0 9 23 Michigan 3 0 24 0 27

HEAD COACHES Tom Osborne, Nebraska Bo Schembechler, Michigan OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Jamie Morris, Michigan DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Mark Messner, Michigan SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD Mike Mallory, Michigan WEATHER Sunny, 60 degrees

H O W T H E Y S CO RE D

I N D I V I D U A L S TAT IS T ICS

NEB UM 0 3 7 3 14 3 14 10 14 17 14 20 14 27 21 27 23 27

RUSHING NEB Doug Dubose 17-99-TD Steve Taylor 10-76-TD McCathorn Clayton 14-68 Tom Rathman 9-47 Von Sheppard 7-13 Ken Kaelin 1-1 Keith Jones 2-0

Pat Moons 42-yard field goal Doug Dubose 5-yard pass from McCathorn Clayton (Dale Klein PAT good) Doug Dubose 3-yard run (Dale Klein PAT good) Gerald White 1-yard run (Pat Moons PAT good) Jim Harbaugh 1-yard run (Pat Moons PAT good) Pat Moons 19-yard field goal Jim Harbaugh 2-yard run (Pat Moons PAT good) Steve Taylor 1-yard run (Dale Klein PAT good) Safety, Monte Robbins stepped out of end zone

PASSING NEB McCathorn Clayton 4-6-51-TD Steve Taylor 2-9-15-INT

TELEVISION NBC

UM Jamie Morris 22-156 Gerald White 13-38-TD Bob Perryman 2-1 Monte Robbins 1-(-4) Jim Harbaugh 11-(-20)-2TD

UM Jim Harbaugh 6-15-63 Paul Jokisch 0-1-0

RECEIVING

YAR DSTI CK

NEB Todd Frain 3-46 Rod Smith 1-8 Von Sheppard 1-7 Doug Dubose 1-5-TD

NEB UM 20 First Downs 16 60-304 Rushes-Yards 49-171 66 Passing Yards 63 6-15-1 Passes 6-16-0 20 Return Yards 3 3-40.3 Punts 5-43.8 6-3 Fumbles-Lost 2-0 7-46 Penalties-Yards 8-43

UM Eric Kattus 3-38 Jamie Morris 2-10 Paul Jokisch 1-15

1 4 T H ANNUAL FIESTA BO WL JANUARY 1, 1985 | SUN DEVIL STADIUM | TEMPE, AZ | ATTENDANCE: 60,310

UCLA

MIAMI SCORING

39 37 1 2 3 4 F

UCLA 7 15 7 10 39 Miami 14 7 3 13 37

HEAD COACHES Terry Donahue, UCLA Jimmy Johnson, Miami OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Gaston Green, UCLA DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME James Washington, UCLA SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD Bruce Fleming, Miami WEATHER Sunny, 51 degrees TELEVISION NBC

YAR DSTI CK UCLA MIA 20 First Downs 23 44-161 Rushes-Yards 33-129 243 Passing Yards 294 18-27-0 Passes 31-44-1 59 Return Yards 65 7-37.6 Punts 6-37.0 2-0 Fumbles-Lost 3-1 5-35 Penalties-Yards 10-68

H O W T H E Y S CO RE D

I N D I V I D U A L S TAT IS T ICS

UCLA 7 7 7 7 14 16 19 22 22 29 36 36 36 39

RUSHING UCLA Steve Bono 11-(-21) Bryan Wiley 8-28 Gaston Green 21-144-2TD Greg Francois 1-2 James Primus 2-6 Marcus Greenwood 1-2

MIA 0 7 14 21 21 21 21 21 24 24 24 30 37 37

Gaston Green 6-yard run (John Lee PAT good) Darryl Oliver 34-yard run (Greg Cox PAT good) Ed Brown 68-yard punt return (Greg Cox PAT good) Brian Blades 48-yard pass from Bernie Kosar (Greg Cox PAT good) Gaston Green 72-yard run (John Lee PAT good) Safety, Rick Tuten tackled in end zone John Lee 51-yard field goal John Lee 33-yard field goal Greg Cox 31-yard field goal Mike Sherrard 10-yard pass from Steve Bono (John Lee PAT good) Mike Young 33-yard pass from Steve Bono (John Lee PAT good) Melvin Bratton 19-yard run (2-point conversion failed) Melvin Bratton 3-yard pass from Bernie Kosar (Greg Cox PAT good) John Lee 23-yard field goal

MIA Bernie Kosar 8-(-24) Melvin Bratton 12-56-TD Darryl Oliver 8-75-TD Warren Williams 4-23

PASSING UCLA Steve Bono 18-27-243-2TD

MIA Bernie Kosar 31-44-294-2TD-INT

RECEIVING UCLA Mike Young 4-57-TD Mike Sherrard 5-94-TD James Primus 1-9 Gaston Green 5-47 Derek Tennell 3-36

MIA Stanley Shakespeare 5-37 Melvin Bratton 9-42-TD Willie Smith 8-61 Ed Brown 4-54 Brian Blades 4-66-TD Kenny Oliver 1-34

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1 3 T H ANNUAL FIESTA BO WL JANUARY 2, 1984 | SUN DEVIL STADIUM | TEMPE, AZ | ATTENDANCE: 66,484

OHIO STATE

PITTSBURGH SCORING

28 23 1 2 3 4 F

Ohio State 7 7 0 14 28 Pittsburgh 0 7 0 16 23

HEAD COACHES Earle Bruce, Ohio State Foge Fazio, Pittsburgh OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME John Congemi, Pittsburgh DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Rowland Tatum, Ohio State SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD Rowland Tatum, Ohio State WEATHER Mostly cloudy, 62 degrees

H O W T H E Y S CO RE D

I N D I V I D U A L S TAT IS T ICS

OSU PITT 7 0 7 7 14 7 14 14 21 14 21 20 21 23 28 23

RUSHING OSU Mike Tomczak 12-21-TD Keith Byars 15-73-TD Vaughn Broadnax 6-38 John Wooldridge 7-31 Roman Bates 6-21

Mike Tomczak 3-yard run (Rich Spangler PAT good) Clint Wilson 6-yard pass from John Congemi (Snuffy Everett PAT good) Keith Byars 11-yard run (Rich Spangler PAT good) Clint Wilson fumble recovery in end zone (Snuffy Everett PAT good) Keith Byars 99-yard kickoff return (Rich Spangler PAT good) Dwight Collins 11-yard pass from John Congemi (2-point conversion failed) Snuffy Everett 37-yard field goal Thad Jemison 39-yard pass from Mike Tomczak (Rich Spangler PAT good)

TELEVISION NBC

PITT Joe McCall 26-115 John Congemi 6-20 Marc Bailey 4-10 Marion McIntyre 1-1

PASSING OSU Mike Tomczak 15-32-226-TD-INT

PITT John Congemi 31-46-341-2TD-2INT Chris Jelic 0-2-0-2INT

RECEIVING OSU Keith Byars 2-21 John Frank 4-57 Thad Jemison 8-131 Cedric Anderson 1-17

YAR DSTI CK OSU PITT 21 First Downs 27 46-184 Rushes-Yards 37-146 226 Passing Yards 341 15-32-1 Passes 31-46-2 17 Return Yards 73 4-37.3 Punts 3-39.0 3-1 Fumbles-Lost 2-1 8-70 Penalties-Yards 8-60

PITT Clint Wilson 5-35 Dwight Collins 7-72 Bill Wallace 8-97 Joe McCall 6-75 Marc Bailey 1-7 Marion McIntyre 2-11 Jeff Casper 2-41

1 2 T H ANNUAL FIESTA BO WL JANUARY 1, 1983 | SUN DEVIL STADIUM | TEMPE, AZ | ATTENDANCE: 70,553

ARIZONA STATE

OKLAHOMA SCORING

32 21 1 2 3 4 F

Arizona State 0 11 7 14 32 Oklahoma 7 6 8 0 21

HEAD COACHES Darryl Rogers, Arizona State Barry Switzer, Oklahoma OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Marcus Dupree, Oklahoma DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Jim Jeffcoat, Arizona State SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD Paul Ferrer, Oklahoma WEATHER Sunny, 65 degrees TELEVISION NBC

YAR DSTI CK ASU OU 25 First Downs 19 43-100 Rushes-Yards 63-417 329 Passing Yards 40 17-35-2 Passes 4-10-1 -3 Return Yards 35 6-43.5 Punts 4-29.5 3-0 Fumbles-Lost 6-4 7-64 Penalties-Yards 8-68

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ASU OU 0 7 3 7 5 7 8 7 8 13 11 13 18 13 18 21 25 21 32 21

RUSHING ASU Alvin Moore 20-64-TD Darryl Clack 11-29-TD Todd Hons 9-0 Tony Lombardi 2-2 Dwaine Wright 1-5

Stanley Wilson 1-yard run (Michael Keeling PAT good) Luis Zendejas 32-yard field goal Safety, Kelly Phelps tackled in end zone Luis Zendejas 22-yard field goal Stanley Wilson 1-yard run (2-point conversion failed) Luis Zendejas 54-yard field goal Darryl Clack 15-yard run (Luis Zendejas PAT good) Fred Sims 19-yard run (2-point conversion, Johnny Fontenette pass from Phelps) Alvin Moore 1-yard run (Luis Zendejas PAT good) Ron Brown 52-yard pass from Todd Hons (Luis Zendejas PAT good)

OU Marcus Dupree 17-239 Stanley Wilson 17-48-2TD Fred Sims 15-77-TD Kelly Phelps 12-47 Weldon Ledbetter 1-6 Chet Winters 1-0

PASSING ASU Todd Hons 17-35-329-TD-2INT

OU Kelly Phillips 4-10-40-INT

RECEIVING ASU Alvin Moore 3-88 Jerome Weatherspoon 3-45 Ron Brown 2-76-TD Darryl Clack 2-37 Ron Wetzel 2-24 Dwaine Wright 2-17 Tony Lombardi 1-17 Doug Allen 1-16 Mike Cade 1-9

OU Paul Clewis 2-23 Chet Winters 1-14 Weldon Ledbetter 1-3


1 1 T H ANNUAL FIESTA BO WL JANUARY 1, 1982 | SUN DEVIL STADIUM | TEMPE, AZ | ATTENDANCE: 71,053

PENN STATE

USC SCORING

26 10 1 2 3 4 F

Penn State 7 10 9 0 26 USC 7 0 3 0 10

HEAD COACHES Joe Paterno, Penn State John Robinson, USC OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Curt Warner, Penn State DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Leo Wisniewski, Penn State SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD George Achica, USC WEATHER Cloudy, light showers, 58 degrees

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PSU USC 7 0 7 7 14 7 17 7 24 7 24 10 26 10

RUSHING PSU Curt Warner 26-145-2TD Mike Meade 9-60 Jon Williams 10-24 Tom Barr 2-7 Kenny Jackson 2-(-6) Todd Blackledge 2-(-12)

Curt Warner 17-yard run (Brian Franco PAT good) Chip Banks 20-yard interception return (Steve Jordan PAT good) Gregg Garrity 52-yard pass from Todd Blackledge (Brian Franco PAT good) Brian Franco 21-yard field goal Curt Warner 21-yard run (Brian Franco PAT good) Steve Jordan 37-yard field goal Safety, Dave Paffenroth’s punt blocked out of end zone

USC Marcus Allen 30-85 Todd Spencer 3-16 Doug Mackenzie 1-3 John Mazur 4-(-19) Sean Salisbury 3-(-25)

PASSING PSU Todd Blackledge 11-24-175-TD-2INT

TELEVISION NBC

USC John Mazur 11-23-123-2INT Sean Salisbury 5-8-79-INT Marcus Allen 0-1-0

RECEIVING

YAR DSTI CK

PSU Kenny Jackson 3-55 Gregg Garrity 1-52-TD Vyto Kab 2-43 Curt Warner 3-10 Jon Williams 1-8 Mike McCloskey 1-7

PSU USC 20 First Downs 19 51-218 Rushes-Yards 41-60 175 Passing Yards 202 11-24-2 Passes 16-32-3 78 Return Yards 38 4-50.8 Punts 5-40.2 3-2 Fumbles-Lost 3-2 7-70 Penalties-Yards 7-49

USC Timmie Ware 4-75 Jeff Simmons 3-51 Marcus Allen 5-39 Todd Spencer 3-30 Fred Cornwall 1-7

1 0 T H ANNUAL FIESTA BO WL DECEMBER 26, 1980 | SUN DEVIL STADIUM | TEMPE, AZ | ATTENDANCE: 66,738

OHIO STATE

PENN STATE SCORING

19 31 1 2 3 4 F

Ohio State 6 13 0 0 19 Penn State 7 3 7 14 31

HEAD COACHES Earle Bruce, Ohio State Joe Paterno, Penn State OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Curt Warner, Penn State DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Frank Case, Penn State SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD Frank Case, Penn State WEATHER Thin clouds, 66 degrees TELEVISION NBC

YAR DSTI CK OSU PSU 23 First Downs 22 39-110 Rushes-Yards 56-351 302 Passing Yards 117 20-35-1 Passes 8-22-0 10 Return Yards 74 7-38.7 Punts 5-40.8 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-1 2-30 Penalties-Yards 1-10

H O W T H E Y S CO RE D

I N D I V I D U A L S TAT IS T ICS

OSU PSU 0 7 6 7 12 7 19 7 19 10 19 17 19 24 19 31

RUSHING OSU Calvin Murray 10-75 Jim Gayle 11-39 Tim Spencer 4-29 Victor Langley 1-(-9) Art Schlichter 13-(-24)

Curt Warner 64-yard run (Herb Menhardt PAT good) Doug Donley 23-yard pass from Art Schlichter (PAT missed) Gary Williams 33-yard pass from Art Schlichter (PAT missed) Doug Donley 19-yard pass from Art Schlichter (Bob Atha PAT good) Herb Menhardt 38-yard field goal Todd Blackledge 3-yard run (Herb Menhardt PAT good) Jonathan Williams 4-yard run (Herb Menhardt PAT good) Booker Moore 37-yard run (Herb Menhardt PAT good)

PSU Curt Warner 18-155-TD Booker Moore 10-76-TD Joel Coles 6-57 Mike Meade 7-30 Todd Blackledge 10-12-TD Jeff Hostetler 1-12 Jonathan Williams 4-9-TD

PASSING OSU Art Schlichter 20-35-302-3TD-2INT

PSU Todd Blackledge 8-22-117

RECEIVING OSU Doug Donley 5-122-2TD Gary Williams 7-112-TD Jim Gayle 4-29 Victor Langley 2-32 Calvin Murray 2-7

PSU Kevin Baugh 3-53 Brad Scovill 3-42 Mike McCloskey 1-22 Curt Warner 1-0

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9 T H A NNUAL FIESTA BOWL DECEMBER 25, 1979 | SUN DEVIL STADIUM | TEMPE, AZ | ATTENDANCE: 55,347

PITTSBURGH

ARIZONA SCORING

16 10 1 2 3 4 F

Pittsburgh 3 3 7 3 16 Arizona 0 0 3 7 10

HEAD COACHES Jackie Sherrill, Pittsburgh Tony Mason, Arizona OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Mark Schubert, Pittsburgh DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Dave Liggins, Arizona SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD Dan Fidler, Arizona WEATHER Clear, 61 degrees

H O W T H E Y S CO RE D

I N D I V I D U A L S TAT IS T ICS

PITT 3 6 6 13 16 16

RUSHING PITT Randy McMillin 19-81 Fred Jacobs 7-44 Rooster Jones 7-25 Artell Hawkins 3-0 Dan Marino 8-(-23)

UA 0 0 3 3 3 10

Mark Schubert 46-yard field goal Mark Schubert 36-yard field goal Brett Weber 38-yard field goal Benjie Pryor 12-yard pass from Dan Marino (Mark Schubert PAT good) Mark Schubert 46-yard field goal Hubert Oliver 1-yard run (Bill Zivic PAT good)

UA Larry Heater 13-56 Hubert Oliver 12-35-TD Jim Krohn 6-15 Tony Neely 1-6 Richard Hersey 4-(-1)

PASSING PITT Dan Marino 15-29-172-TD-2INT

TELEVISION NBC

RECEIVING PITT Mike Dombrowski 3-61 Ralph Still 3-38 Fred Jacobs 3-1 Kenny Bowles 2-39 Cliff Moore 1-17 Benjie Pryor 1-12-TD Ray Jones 1-6 Randy McMillin 1-(-2)

YAR DSTI CK PITT UA 20 First Downs 20 44-127 Rushes-Yards 38-91 172 Passing Yards 226 15-29-2 Passes 18-35-3 37 Return Yards 46 5-34.2 Punts 4-39.8 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 2-1 10-89 Penalties-Yards 7-85

UA Jim Krohn 17-34-180-3INT Hubert Oliver 1-1-46 UA Tim Holmes 7-84 Greg Jackson 5-89 Tim Haynes 3-41 Hubert Oliver 2-5 Larry Heater 1-7

8 T H A NNUAL FIESTA BOWL DECEMBER 25, 1978 | SUN DEVIL STADIUM | TEMPE, AZ | ATTENDANCE: 55,227

UCLA

ARKANSAS SCORING

10 10 1 2 3 4 F

UCLA 0 0 3 7 10 Arkansas 0 10 0 0 10

HEAD COACHES Terry Donahue, UCLA Lou Holtz, Arkansas OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME James Owens, UCLA DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Jimmy Walker, Arkansas SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD Kenny Easley, UCLA WEATHER Clear, sunny, 63 degrees TELEVISION NBC

YAR DSTI CK UCLA UA 14 First Downs 19 55-255 Rushes-Yards 51-200 61 Passing Yards 78 4-11-2 Passes 13-24-2 35 Return Yards 72 6-41.3 Punts 8-37.3 2-1 Fumbles-Lost 2-0 7-67 Penalties-Yards 4-50

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UCLA 0 0 3 10

RUSHING UCLA James Owens 17-121 Theotis Brown 11-84 Steve Bukich 19-20-TD Tao Saipale 1-14 Freeman McNeil 6-12 Marvin Morris 1-4

UA 7 10 10 10

Roland Sales 4-yard run (Ish Ordonez PAT good) Ish Ordonez 37-yard field goal Peter Boermeester 41-yard field goal Steve Bukich 15-yard run (Peter Boermeester PAT good)

UA Ben Cowins 24-89 Jerry Eckwood 8-44 Ron Calcagni 10-32 Roland Sales 5-24-TD Thomas Brown 3-9 Gary Stiggers 1-2

PASSING UCLA Steve Bukich 4-11-61-2INT

UA Ron Calcagni 11-16-49 Kevin Scanlon 2-8-29-2INT

RECEIVING UCLA Severn Reece 2-56 Freeman McNeil 1-3 James Owens 1-2

UA Charles Clay 3-11 Jerry Eckwood 3-(-1) Robert Farrell 2-25 Gary Stiggers 2-23 Ben Cowins 2-5 Darryl Mason 1-15


7 T H A NNUAL FIESTA BOWL JANUARY 1, 1977 | SUN DEVIL STADIUM | TEMPE, AZ | ATTENDANCE: 57,727

ARIZONA STATE

PENN STATE SCORING

30 42 1 2 3 4 F

Arizona State 0 14 0 16 30 Penn State 14 3 7 18 42

HEAD COACHES Frank Kush, Arizona State Joe Paterno, Penn State OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Dennis Sproul, Arizona State DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Matt Millen, Penn State SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD Dennis Sproul, Arizona State WEATHER Cloudy, chilly, 56 degrees TELEVISION CBS

H O W T H E Y S CO RE D

I N D I V I D U A L S TAT IS T ICS

ASU PSU 0 7 0 14 7 14 7 17 14 17 14 24 14 31 21 31 21 34 28 34 28 42 30 42

RUSHING UCF Mike Harris 20-56 Dennis Sproul 15-16 Arthur Lane 4-9 Newton Williams 3-6 George Perry 3-3-TD

Joe Lally 21-yard blocked punt return (Matt Bahr PAT good) Bob Torrey 3-yard pass from Chuck Fusina (Matt Bahr PAT good) Arthur Lane 11-yard pass from Dennis Sproul (Steve Hicks PAT good) Matt Bahr 22-yard field goal Ron Washington 13-yard pass from Dennis Sproul (Steve Hicks PAT good) Steve Geise 18-yard run (Matt Bahr PAT good) Matt Suhey 3-yard run (Matt Bahr PAT good) Ron Washington 30-yard pass from Sproul (Steve Hicks PAT good) Matt Bahr 32-yard field goal George Perry 1-yard run (Steve Hicks PAT good) Matt Suhey 3-yard run (2-point conversion good, Steve Geise run) Safety, Scott Fitzkee tackled in end zone

PASSING UCF Dennis Sproul 23-47-336-3TD-2INT

ASU PSU 29 First Downs 18 45-90 Rushes-Yards 50-268 336 Passing Yards 83 23-47-2 Passes 9-23-0 1 Return Yards 91 5-34.8 Punts 7-40.0 1-1 Fumbles-Lost 1-0 5-33 Penalties-Yards 12-126

BU Chuck Fusina 9-23-83-TD

RECEIVING UCF Chris De France 7-123 John Jefferson 5-56 Ron Washington 4-76-2TD Marshall Edwards 4-60 Arthur Lane 2-17-TD Newton Williams 1-4

YAR DSTI CK

BU Steve Geise 26-111-TD Bob Torrey 9-107 Matt Suhey 13-76-2TD Chuck Fusina 2-(-26).

BU Jimmy Cefalo 3-39 Steve Geise 2-10 Scott Fitzkee 1-24 Mickey Schuler 1-7 Bob Torrey 1-3-TD Booker Moore 1-0

6 T H A NNUAL FIESTA BOWL DECEMBER 26, 1976 | SUN DEVIL STADIUM | TEMPE, AZ | ATTENDANCE: 66,738

OKLAHOMA

41

HEAD COACHES Barry Switzer, Oklahoma Fred Akers, Wyoming OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Thomas Lott, Oklahoma DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Terry Peters, Oklahoma WEATHER Clear, 60 degrees TELEVISION CBS

WYOMING SCORING

7 1 2 3 4 F

Oklahoma 14 6 7 14 41 Wyoming 0 0 0 7 7

YAR DSTI CK OU UW 24 First Downs 14 74-415 Rushes-Yards 42-153 23 Passing Yards 51 3-5-0 Passes 6-19-5 19 Return Yards 0 0 Punts 5-25.2 6-3 Fumbles-Lost 5-1 2-20 Penalties-Yards 4-30

H O W T H E Y S CO RE D

I N D I V I D U A L S TAT IS T ICS

UO UW 7 0 14 0 17 0 20 0 27 0 34 0 41 0 41 7

RUSHING OU Woodie Shephard 7-85-TD Thomas Lott 13-79 Elvis Peacock 8-77-2TD Horace Ivory 13-54-TD Kenny King 13-48 George Cumby 4-18-TD Richard McCampbell 2-18 Jimmy Culbreath 3-13 Jimmy Rodgers 2-11 Freddie Nixon 2-8 Dean Blevins 1-5 Jim McKim 2-4 J.C. Watts 1-3 Barry Joyner 1-1 Lee Hover 1-0 Reggie Mathis 1-(-9)

Elvis Peacock 3-yard run (Uwe Von Schamann PAT good) Horace Ivory 4-yard run (Uwe Von Schamann PAT good) Uwe Von Schamann 32-yard field goal Uwe Von Schamann 50-yard field goal Elvis Peacock 15-yard run (Uwe Von Schamann PAT good) George Cumby 4-yard run (Uwe Von Schamann PAT good) Woodie Shephard 8-yard run (Uwe Von Schamann PAT good) Latrail Jones 1-yard run (Dan Christopulos PAT good)

UW Latrail Jones 14-68-TD Robbie Wright 13-46 Don Clayton 10-36 Doug Wilson 1-9 Marc Cousins 4-(-6)

PASSING OU Thomas Lott 1-2-9 Dean Blevins 2-3-14

UW Don Clayton 5-14-54-4INT Marc Cousins 1-5-(-3)-INT

RECEIVING OU Mickey Hatcher 2-14 Lee Hoover 1-9

UW Walter Howard 3-45 Larry Combs 1-7 Latrail Jones 2-(-1)

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5 T H A NNUAL FIESTA BOWL DECEMBER 26, 1975 | SUN DEVIL STADIUM | TEMPE, AZ | ATTENDANCE: 51,396

17

ARIZONA STATE

HEAD COACHES Frank Kush, Arizona State Tom Osborne, Nebraska OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME John Jefferson, Arizona State DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Larry Gordon, Arizona State WEATHER Clear, sunny, 62 degrees

H O W T H E Y S CO RE D

I N D I V I D U A L S TAT IS T ICS

ASU NEB 3 0 3 7 6 7 6 14 14 14 17 14

RUSHING ASU Fred Williams 18-111 Stan Robinson 8-30 Dennis Sproul 10-19 Fred Mortensen 1-2

Danny Kush 27-yard field goal Monte Anthony 1-yard run (Mike Coyle PAT good) Danny Kush 33-yard field goal Monte Anthony 4-yard run (Mike Coyle PAT good) John Jefferson 10-yard pass from Fred Mortensen (2-point conversion good , Larry Mucker pass from Fred Mortensen) Danny Kush 29-yard field goal

TELEVISION CBS

14

NEBRASKA SCORING

1 2 3 4 F

Arizona State 21 10 7 0 17 Nebraska 7 10 10 3 14

NEB Monte Anthony 22-94-2TD Tony Davis 17-60 John O’Leary 10-45 Tom Heiser 1-6 Terry Luck 7-(-7)

PASSING ASU Dennis Sproul 14-35-163-INT Fred Mortensen 1-2-10-TD-INT

NEB Terry Luck 12-22-90 Vince Ferragamo 0-1-0

RECEIVING ASU John Jefferson 8-113-TD Larry Mucker 3-39 Stan Robinson 3-13 Fred Williams 1-8

YAR DSTI CK ASU NEB 20 First Downs 20 37-162 Rushes-Yards 57-198 173 Passing Yards 90 15-37-2 Passes 12-23-1 0 Return Yards 20 5-37.2 Punts 7-39.4 0-0 Fumbles-Lost 2-2 6-54 Penalties-Yards 4-38

NEB Bobby Thomas 6-44 Dave Shamblin 2-13 Tom Heiser 2-12 Curtis Craig 1-12 Larry Mushinskie 1-9

4 T H A NNUAL FIESTA BOWL DECEMBER 28, 1974 | SUN DEVIL STADIUM | TEMPE, AZ | ATTENDANCE: 50,879

OKLAHOMA STATE

16

HEAD COACHES Jim Stanley, Oklahoma State LaVell Edwards, BYU OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Kenny Walker, Oklahoma State DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Philip Dokes, Oklahoma State WEATHER Cloudy, light rain, 59 degrees TELEVISION CBS

BYU SCORING

6 1 2 3 4 F

Oklahoma State 0 7 3 6 16 BYU 6 0 0 0 6

H O W T H E Y S CO RE D

I N D I V I D U A L S TAT IS T ICS

OSU BYU 0 3 0 6 7 6 10 6 16 6

RUSHING OSU Kenny Walker 7-35-TD Alfred Nelms 6-32 Robert Turner 9-27 Leonard Thompson 9-22 Skip Taylor 5-19 Jimmy Derrick 3-10 Charlie Weatherbie 9-8 Scott Burk 4-6 Terry Miller 1-(-1) Gerald Bain 1-(-8)

Mark Uselman 30-yard field goal Mark Uselman 43-yard field goal Kenny Walker 12-yard run (Abby Daigle PAT good) Abby Daigle 42-yard field goal Gerald Bain 40-yard pass from Leonard Thompson (PAT missed)

BYU Jeff Blanc 19-55 Mark Giles 10-33 Tim Mahoney 6-31 Todd Christensen 1-1

PASSING

YAR DSTI CK OSU BYU 14 First Downs 17 55-147 Rushes-Yards 36-120 77 Passing Yards 181 7-18-0 Passes 15-31-3 64 Return Yards 3 7-41.9 Punts 6-41.8 6-0 Fumbles-Lost 3-1 12-84 Penalties-Yards 9-66

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OSU Charlie Weatherbie 4-13-21 Scott Burk 2-4-16 Leonard Thompson 1-1-40-TD

BYU Mark Giles 11-26-138-3INT Gary Sheide 4-5-43

RECEIVING OSU Gerald Bain 2-48 Ron Boyer 2-12 Sam Lisle 1-10 Kenny Walker 1-6 Thompson 1-1

BYU Jeff Blanc 4-36 Sam LaBue 3-50 Tom Toolson 3-36 John Betham 2-28 Todd Christensen 2-24 Tim Mahoney 1-7


3 R D ANNUAL FIESTA BO WL DECEMBER 21, 1973 | SUN DEVIL STADIUM | TEMPE, AZ | ATTENDANCE: 50,878

ARIZONA STATE

28

HEAD COACHES Frank Kush, Arizona State Johnny Majors, Pittsburgh OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Greg Hudson, Arizona State DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Mike Haynes, Arizona State WEATHER Breezy, cloudy, 58 degrees

H O W T H E Y S CO RE D

I N D I V I D U A L S TAT IS T ICS

ASU PITT 0 7 7 7 10 7 16 7 22 7 28 7

RUSHING ASU Woody Green 25-131-3TD Ben Malone 15-57 Danny White 5-(-24)

Tony Dorsett 3-yard run (Carson Long PAT good) Woody Green 3-yard run (Danny Kush PAT good) Danny Kush 30-yard field goal Greg Hudson 38-yard pass from Danny White (PAT missed) Woody Green 23-yard run (PAT missed) Woody Green 1-yard run (PAT missed)

PITTSBURGH SCORING

7 1 2 3 4 F

Arizona State 7 0 3 18 28 Pittsburgh 7 0 0 0 7

PASSING ASU Danny White 14-19-269-TD-3INT Woody Green 0-1-0

TELEVISION Mizlou

PITT Tony Dorsett 30-100-TD Les Block 2-30 Bill Daniels 11-9 Dave Janasek 4-12 PITT Bill Daniels 7-20-57-3INT Tony Dorsett 0-2-0 George O’Korn 0-1-0-INT

RECEIVING ASU Greg Hudson 8-186-TD Morris Owens 2-68 Woody Green 2-13 Ben Malone 2-2

YAR DSTI CK ASU PITT 18 First Downs 12 45-164 Rushes-Yards 47-151 269 Passing Yards 57 14-20-3 Passes 7-23-4 -4 Return Yards 27 5-46.0 Punts 8-39.3 4-3 Fumbles-Lost 5-4 7-73 Penalties-Yards 4-34

PITT Tony Dorsett 2-7 James Farley 1-22 Bruce Murphy 1-15 Rodney Clark 1-12 Dave Janasek 1-9 Dave Blandino 1-(-8)

2 ND A NNUAL FIESTA BO WL DECEMBER 26, 1972 | SUN DEVIL STADIUM | TEMPE, AZ | ATTENDANCE: 51,318

MISSOURI

35

HEAD COACHES Frank Kush, Arizona State Al Onofrio, Missouri OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Woody Green, Arizona State DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Mike Fink, Missouri WEATHER Sunny, 70 degrees TELEVISION Mizlou

ARIZONA STATE SCORING

49 1 2 3 4 F

Missouri 0 7 14 14 35 Arizona State 14 14 0 21 49

H O W T H E Y S CO RE D

I N D I V I D U A L S TAT IS T ICS

MIZZ ASU 0 7 0 14 7 14 7 21 7 28 13 28 21 28 21 35 28 35 28 42 28 49 35 49

RUSHING MIZZ Tommy Reamon 17-155-TD Don Johnson 12-41-TD Jimmy Smith 4-16 John Cherry 9-12 Ray Bybee 1-3 Leroy Moss 1-2

Woody Green 2-yard run (Juan Cruz PAT good) Woody Green 12-yard run (Juan Cruz PAT good) Don Johnson 1-yard run (Greg Hill PAT good) Brent McClanahan 1-yard run (Juan Cruz PAT good) Ed Beverly 34-yard pass from Danny White (Juan Cruz PAT good) Chuck Link 48-yard pass from John Cherry (PAT missed) Chuck Link 4-yard pass from John Cherry (2-point conversion good, Chuck Link pass from John Cherry) Woody Green 2-yard run (Juan Cruz PAT good) Mike Fink 100-yard kickoff return (Greg Hill PAT good) Ed Beverly 53-yard pass from Danny White (Juan Cruz PAT good) Woody Green 21-yard run (Juan Cruz PAT good) Tommy Reamon 31-yard run (Greg Hill PAT good)

ASU Woody Green 25-202-4TD Brent McClanahan 26-171-TD Ben Malone 6-29 Danny White 4-25 Alonzo Emery 3-25 Jim Brady 1-0

PASSING MIZZ John Cherry 12-27-182-2TD-3INT

ASU Danny White 13-23-266-2TD-3INT Jim Brady 0-1-0

RECEIVING

YAR DSTI CK MIZZ ASU 16 First Downs 33 44-229 Rushes-Yards 65-452 182 Passing Yards 266 12-27-3 Passes 13-24-3 61 Return Yards 44 6-37.8 Punts 3-43.6 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 2-1 2-10 Penalties-Yards 6-50

MIZZ Chuck Link 5-80-2TD John Bastable 3-63 Tommy Reamon 2-15 Jim Sharp 1-12 Henry Marshall 1-12

ASU Joe Petty 5-85 Steve Holden 4-53 Ed Beverly 3-103-2TD Brent McClanahan 1-25

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I NAU G UR AL FIESTA BOWL DECEMBER 27, 1971 | SUN DEVIL STADIUM | TEMPE, AZ | ATTENDANCE: 51,098

FLORIDA STATE

38

HEAD COACHES Larry Jones, Florida State Frank Kush, Arizona State OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Gary Huff, Florida State DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME Junior Ah You, Arizona State WEATHER Sunny, light clouds, 60 degrees TELEVISION Mizlou

ARIZONA STATE SCORING

45 1 2 3 4 F

Florida State 10 18 0 10 38 Arizona State 7 14 0 14 45

YAR DSTI CK FSU ASU 20 First Downs 26 34-72 Rushes-Yards 56-200 361 Passing Yards 250 26-47-2 Passes 15-30-0 16 Return Yards 107 7-42.0 Punts 6-37.0 2-0 Fumbles-Lost 5-2 8-91 Penalties-Yards 4-37

ARIZONA STATE RB WOODY GREEN RAN FOR THREE TOUCHDOWNS IN THE FIRST ANNUAL FIESTA BOWL.

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FSU ASU 0 7 7 7 10 7 10 14 13 14 21 14 21 21 28 21 28 24 28 31 31 31 31 38 38 38 38 45

RUSHING FSU James Jarrett 8-48 Paul Magalski 17-42-TD Art Munroe 5-8 Barry Smith 1-13 Gary Huff 3-(-39)

Calvin Demery 21-yard pass from Danny White (Don Eckstrand PAT good) Paul Magalski 1-yard run (Frank Fontes PAT good) Frank Fontes 30-yard field goal Woody Green 1-yard run (Don Eckstrand PAT good) Frank Fontes 25-yard field goal Rhett Dawson 14-yard pass from Kent Gaydos (2-point conversion good, Rhett Dawson pass from Gary Huff) Steve Holden 55-yard pass from Danny White (Don Eckstrand PAT good) Rhett Dawson 10-yard pass from Gary Huff (Frank Fontes PAT good) Don Eckstrand 34-yard field goal Woody Green 2-yard run (Don Eckstrand PAT good) Frank Fontes 42-yard field goal Steve Holden 58-yard punt return (Don Eckstrand PAT good) Rhett Dawson 25-yard pass from Gary Huff (Frank Fontes PAT good) Woody Green 2-yard run (Don Eckstrand PAT good)

ASU Woody Green 24-101-3TD Ben Malone 17-60 Steve Holden 3-21 Danny White 11-18

PASSING FSU Gary Huff 25-46-347-2TD-2INT Kent Gaydos 1-1-14-TD

ASU Danny White 15-30-250-2TD

RECEIVING FSU Barry Smith 8-143 Rhett Dawson 8-108-3TD Kent Gaydos 5-101 James Jarrett 2-6 Paul Magalski 1-9 Gary Paris 1-7 Munroe 1-(-13)

ASU Calvin Demery 4-55-TD Joe Petty 4-50 Ed Beverly 3-33 Steve Holden 2-66-TD Woody Green 2-46


R E CO R DS | I N DI VI DUAL TOTAL OFFENSE MOST TOTAL YARDS 431 Browning Nagle, Louisville vs. Alabama, 1991 (451 pass, -20 rush) 429 Landry Jones, Oklahoma vs. Connecticut, 2011 (429 passing, 0 rush) 417 Colt McCoy, Texas vs. Ohio State, 2009 (414 pass, 3 rush) 414 Peter Tom Willis, Florida State vs. Nebraska, 1990 (422 pass, -8 rush) RUSHING MOST RUSHING ATTEMPTS 35 Stepfan Taylor, Stanford vs. Oklahoma State, 2012 30 Kenjon Barner, Oregon vs. Kansas State, 2013 30 Marcus Allen, USC vs. Penn State, 1982 Tony Dorsett, Pittsburgh vs. Arizona State, 1973 MOST NET YARDS RUSHING 239 Marcus Dupree, Oklahoma vs. Arizona State, 1983 (17 rushes, 0 TD) 202 Woody Green, Arizona State vs. Missouri, 1972 (25 rushes, 4 TD) 199 Tommie Frazier, Nebraska vs. Florida, 1996 (16 rushes, 2 TD) MOST RUSHING TOUCHDOWNS 4 Woody Green, Arizona State vs. Missouri, 1972 (25 rushes, 202 yards) Ezekiel Elliot, Notre Dame vs. Ohio State, 2016 (27 rushes, 149 yards) 3 Jay Ajayi, Boise State vs. Arizona, 2014 (22 rushes, 134 yards) Storm Johnson, UCF vs. Baylor, 2014 (20 rushes, 124 yards) Darius Walker, Notre Dame vs. Ohio State, 2006 (16 rushes, 90 yards) Rashaan Salaam, Colorado vs. Notre Dame, 1995 (27 rushes, 83 yards) Woody Green, Arizona State vs. Pittsburgh, 1973 (25 rushes, 131 yards)

LONGEST RUN FROM SCRIMMAGE 92 Saquon Barkley, Penn State vs. Washington, 2017 84 Chafie Fields, Penn State vs. Texas, 1997 75 Tommie Frazier, Nebraska vs. Florida, 1996 (TD) 72 Gaston Green, UCLA vs. Miami, 1985 PASSING MOST PASS ATTEMPTS 59 Colt McCoy, Texas vs. Ohio State, 2009 51 Ell Roberson, Kansas State vs. Ohio State, 2004 Danny McManus, Florida State vs. Nebraska, 1988 MOST PASS COMPLETIONS 41 Colt McCoy, Texas vs. Ohio State, 2009 34 Landry Jones, Oklahoma vs. Connecticut, 2011 31 Bernie Kosar, Miami vs. UCLA, 1985 John Congemi, Pittsburgh vs. Ohio State, 1984 MOST PASSING YARDS 451 Browning Nagle, Louisville vs. Alabama, 1991 429 Landry Jones, Oklahoma vs. Connecticut, 2011 422 Peter Tom Willis, Florida State vs. Nebraska, 1990 414 Colt McCoy, Texas vs. Ohio State, 2009 MOST PASSES HAD INTERCEPTED 5 Vinny Testaverde, Miami vs. Penn State, 1987 4 Don Clayton, Wyoming vs. Oklahoma, 1976 MOST TOUCHDOWN PASSES 5 Peter Tom Willis, Florida State vs. Nebraska, 1990 4 Alex Smith, Utah vs. Pittsburgh, 2005 Craig Krenzel, Ohio State vs. Kansas State, 2004 Joey Harrington, Oregon vs. Colorado, 2002 Michael Bishop, Kansas State vs. Syracuse, 1998 Tony Sacca, Penn State vs. Tennessee, 1992

RECEIVING MOST RECEPTIONS 15 Paris Warren, Utah vs. Pittsburgh, 2005 14 Quan Cosby, Texas vs. Ohio State, 2009 13 Ryan Broyles, Oklahoma vs. Connecticut, 2011 12 Thomas Sperbeck, Boise State vs. Arizona, 2014 11 Kellen Winslow Jr., Miami vs. Ohio State, 2003 MOST RECEIVING YARDS 206 Darnell McDonald, Kansas State vs. Syracuse, 1998 199 Peerless Price, Tennessee vs. Florida State, 1999 199 Thomas Sperbeck, Boise State vs. Arizona, 2014 198 Paris Warren, Utah vs. Pittsburgh, 2005 LONGEST RECEPTION 85 Santonio Holmes, Ohio State vs. Notre Dame, 2006 (from Troy Smith for TD) 79 Tito Gonzales, West Virginia vs. Oklahoma, 2008 (from Patrick White for TD) Samie Parker, Oregon vs. Colorado, 2002 (from Joey Harrington for TD) Peerless Price, Tennessee vs. Florida State, 1999 (from Tee Martin for TD) MOST TOUCHDOWN RECEPTIONS 3 Justin Blackmon, Oklahoma State vs. Stanford, 2012 Darnell McDonald, Kansas State vs. Syracuse, 1998 (7 receptions, 206 yards) Rhett Dawson, Florida State vs. Arizona State, 1971 (8 receptions, 108 yards KICKING MOST FIELD GOALS ATTEMPTED 4 Jordan Williamson, Stanford vs. Oklahoma State, 2012 (1-4) Pat McAfee, West Virginia vs. Oklahoma, 2008 (2-4) Josh Huston, Ohio State vs. Notre Dame, 2006 (2-4) Steve McLaughlin, Arizona vs. Miami, 1994 (3-4)

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R E CO R DS | I N DI VI DUAL / TE A M MOST FIELD GOALS MADE 3 By eight players. Last time: Sean Nuernberger, Notre Dame vs. Ohio State, 2016 (3 attempts) LONGEST FIELD GOAL 54 Luis Zendejas, Arizona State vs. Oklahoma, 1983 51 Aaron Pettrey, Ohio State vs. Texas, 2009 John Lee, UCLA vs. Miami, 1985 MOST POINTS BY A KICKER 14 Sean Nuernberger, Notre Dame vs. Ohio State, 2016 (3 FG, 5 PAT) 13 John Lee, UCLA vs. Miami, 1985 (3 FG, 4 PAT) 12 Casey Skowron, Boise State vs. Arizona, 2014 (3 FG, 3 PATs) Jimmy Stevens, Oklahoma vs. Connecticut, 2011 (2 FG, 6 PATs) Pat McAfee, West Virginia vs. Oklahoma, 2008 (2 FG, 6 PATs) Luis Zendejas, Arizona State vs. Oklahoma, 1983 (3 FG, 3 PATs) PUNTING MOST PUNTING YARDAGE 431 Doug Helkowski, Penn State vs. Tennessee, 1992 396 Sean Wale, Boise State vs. Arizona, 2014 391 John Bruno, Penn State vs. Miami, 1987 387 Anson Kelton, TCU vs. Boise State, 2010 LONGEST PUNT 66 Pat McAfee, West Virginia vs. Oklahoma, 2008 65 Anson Kelton, TCU vs. Boise State, 2010 63 Andy Groom, Ohio State vs. Miami, 2003 PUNT RETURNS MOST PUNT RETURNS 6 Dale Carter, Tennessee vs. Penn State, 1992 Joey Smith, Louisville vs. Alabama, 1991 David Kintigh, Miami vs. Penn State, 1987 MOST PUNT RETURN YARDAGE 106 Steve Holden, Arizona State vs. Florida State, 1971 92 Ryan Broyles, Oklahoma vs. Connecticut, 2011

76 Jeremy Kerley, Texas Christian vs. Boise State, 2010 71 O.J. McDuffie, Penn State vs. Tennessee, 1992 LONGEST PUNT RETURN 68 Eddie Brown, Miami vs. UCLA, 1985 Steve Holden, Arizona State vs. Florida State, 1971 67 Jimmy Cefalo, Penn State vs. Arizona State, 1977 KICK RETURNS MOST KICKOFF RETURNS 7 Juaquin Iglesias, Oklahoma vs. West Virginia, 2008 Dale Carter, Tennessee vs. Penn State, 1992 6 Nick Williams, Connecticut vs. Oklahoma, 2011 Reidel Anthony, Florida vs. Nebraska, 1996 Eugene Napoleon, West Virginia vs. Notre Dame, 1989 Mike Fink, Missouri vs. Arizona State, 1972 MOST KICKOFF RETURN YARDAGE 203 Mike Fink, Missouri vs. Arizona State, 1972 195 Juaquin Iglesias, Oklahoma vs. West Virginia, 2008 Reidel Anthony, Florida vs. Nebraska, 1996 LONGEST KICKOFF RETURN 100 Kirby Dar Dar, Syracuse vs. Colorado, 1993 (TD) Mike Fink, Missouri vs. Arizona State, 1972 (TD) 99 Keith Byars, Ohio State vs. Pittsburgh, 1984 (TD) 95 Robbie Frey, Connecticut vs. Oklahoma, 2011 (TD) DEFENSE MOST TOTAL TACKLES 18 Ted Johnson, Colorado vs. Notre Dame, 1995 Matt Millen, Penn State vs. Arizona State, 1977 Lynn Evans, Missouri vs. Arizona State, 1972 MOST TACKLES FOR LOSS 5 Jimmy Walker, Arkansas vs. UCLA, 1978 4 Kevin Mitchell, Syracuse vs. Colorado, 1993

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MOST SACKS 3 Mike Kudla, Ohio State vs. Notre Dame, 2006 Tommy Hackenbruck, Utah vs. Pittsburgh, 2005 Shannon Clavelle, Colorado vs. Notre Dame, 1995 MOST INTERCEPTIONS 3 Steve Smith, Oregon vs. Colorado, 2002 LONGEST INTERCEPTION RETURN 54 Dwayne Goodrich, Tennessee vs. Florida State, 1999 51 Brandyn Thompson, Boise State vs. TCU, 2010 TEAM RECORDS FIRST DOWNS MOST TOTAL FIRST DOWNS 33 Texas vs. Ohio State, 2009 (7 rush, 23 pass, 3 pen) Arizona State vs. Missouri, 1972 (22 rush, 11 pass, 0 pen) 29 Boise State vs. Arizona, 2014 (11 rush, 17 pass, 1 pen) UCF vs. Baylor, 2014 (14 rush, 9 pass, 6 pen) Arizona State vs. Penn State, 1977 (8 rush, 18 pass, 3 pen) FEWEST TOTAL FIRST DOWNS 8 Penn State vs. Miami, 1987 (5 rush, 2 pass, 1 pen) 10 Alabama vs. Louisville, 1991 (5 rush, 4 pass, 1 pen) MOST FIRST DOWNS RUSHING 22 Oklahoma vs. Wyoming, 1976 Arizona State vs. Missouri, 1972 21 Nebraska vs. Florida, 1996 FEWEST FIRST DOWNS RUSHING 1 Oklahoma State vs. Stanford, 2012 2 Colorado vs. Oregon, 2002 Tennessee vs. Nebraska, 2000 Florida vs. Nebraska, 1996 Florida State vs. Nebraska, 1990


R E CO R DS | TEAM MOST FIRST DOWNS PASSING 23 Texas vs. Ohio State, 2009 19 Florida State vs. Nebraska, 1988 18 Oklahoma vs. Connecticut, 2011 Oregon vs. Colorado, 2002 Arizona State vs. Penn State, 1977 FEWEST FIRST DOWNS PASSING 1 Oklahoma vs. Wyoming, 1976 MOST FIRST DOWNS BY PENALTY 6 Notre Dame vs. Oregon State, 2001 5 West Virginia vs. Notre Dame, 1989 RUSHING MOST RUSHING ATTEMPTS 74 Oklahoma vs. Wyoming, 1976 68 Nebraska vs. Florida, 1996 65 Arizona State vs. Missouri, 1972 FEWEST RUSHING ATTEMPTS 15 Oklahoma State vs. Stanford, 2012 20 Miami vs. Arizona, 1994 21 Florida vs. Nebraska, 1996 MOST NET RUSHING YARDS 524 Nebraska vs. Florida, 1996 452 Arizona State vs. Missouri, 1972 417 Oklahoma vs. Arizona State, 1983 FEWEST NET RUSHING YARDS -28 Florida vs. Nebraska, 1996 17 Pittsburgh vs. Utah, 2005 Notre Dame vs. Oregon State, 2001 MOST RUSHING TOUCHDOWNS 6 Nebraska vs. Florida, 1996 5 Oklahoma vs. Wyoming, 1976 Arizona State vs. Missouri, 1972 PASSING MOST NET PASSING YARDS 458 Louisville vs. Alabama, 1991 429 Oklahoma vs. Connecticut, 2011 422 Florida State vs. Nebraska, 1990 414 Texas vs. Ohio State, 2009 FEWEST NET PASSING YARDS 23 Oklahoma vs. Wyoming, 1976 40 Oklahoma vs. Arizona State, 1983

MOST PASS ATTEMPTS 59 Texas vs. Ohio State, 2009 52 Kansas State vs. Ohio State, 2004 51 Florida State vs. Nebraska, 1988 FEWEST PASS ATTEMPTS 5 Oklahoma vs. Wyoming, 1976 10 Oklahoma vs. Arizona State, 1983 11 Notre Dame vs. West Virginia, 1989 UCLA vs. Arkansas, 1978 MOST PASS COMPLETIONS 41 Texas vs. Ohio State, 2009 34 Oklahoma vs. Connecticut, 2011 31 Miami vs. UCLA, 1995 Pittsburgh vs. Ohio State, 1984 FEWEST PASS COMPLETIONS 3 Oklahoma vs. Wyoming, 1976 4 Oklahoma vs. Arizona State, 1983 MOST TOUCHDOWN PASSES 5 Florida State vs. Nebraska, 1990 TOTAL OFFENSE MOST TOTAL NET YARDS 718 Arizona State vs. Missouri, 1972 629 Nebraska vs. Florida, 1996 617 Ohio State vs. Notre Dame, 2006 FEWEST TOTAL NET YARDS 155 Notre Dame vs. Oregon State, 2001 162 Penn State vs. Miami, 1987 FIELD GOALS MOST FIELD GOALS MADE 3 12 times. Last: Notre Dame vs. Ohio State, 2016 MOST FIELD GOALS ATTEMPTED 4 Five times. Last: Oklahoma State vs. Stanford, 2012 TURNOVERS MOST FUMBLES 6 Nebraska vs. Michigan, 1986 Oklahoma vs. Arizona State, 1983 Oklahoma vs. Wyoming, 1976 Oklahoma State vs. BYU, 1974

MOST FUMBLES LOST 4 Oklahoma vs. Arizona State, 1983 Pittsburgh vs. Arizona State, 1973 MOST PASSES HAD INTERCEPTED 5 Miami vs. Penn State, 1987 Wyoming vs. Oklahoma, 1976 4 Pittsburgh vs. Arizona State, 1973 MOST TOTAL TURNOVERS 8 Pittsburgh vs. Arizona State, 1973 (4 fum, 4 int) 7 Miami vs. Penn State, 1987 (2 fum, 5 int) PENALTIES MOST PENALTIES 18 Oregon State vs. Notre Dame, 2001 17 Baylor vs. UCF, 2014 16 Boise State vs. Arizona, 2014 13 Oklahoma vs. West Virginia, 2008 Florida State vs. Nebraska, 1990 FEWEST PENALTIES 1 Oklahoma State vs. Stanford, 2012 Oklahoma vs. Connecticut, 2011 2 6 times. Last time: Arizona vs. Miami, 1994 MOST PENALTY YARDS 174 Oregon State vs. Notre Dame, 2001 135 Baylor vs. UCF, 2014 Florida State vs. Nebraska, 1990 126 Penn State vs. Arizona State, 1977 FEWEST PENALTY YARDS 3 Oklahoma vs. Connecticut, 2011 5 Oklahoma State vs. Stanford, 2012 10 Penn State vs. Ohio State, 1980 Missouri vs. Arizona State, 1972 PUNTING MOST PUNTS 10 Miami vs. Arizona, 1994 9 Boise State vs. Arizona, 2014 Florida State vs. Tennessee, 1999 Penn State vs. Tennessee, 1992 Penn State vs. Miami, 1987

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R E CO R DS | TEAM / COM B I NE D FEWEST PUNTS 0 Oklahoma vs. Wyoming, 1976 1 Ohio State vs. Notre Dame, 2006 Utah vs. Pittsburgh, 2005 Nebraska vs. Florida, 1996 PUNT RETURNS MOST PUNT RETURN YARDS 284 Oklahoma vs. West Virginia, 2008 268 Florida vs. Nebraska, 1996 258 Missouri vs. Arizona State, 1972 FEWEST PUNT RETURN YARDS -8 Florida vs. Nebraska, 1996 -7 Pittsburgh vs. Arizona State, 1973 -4 Arizona State vs. Pittsburgh, 1973 KICKOFF RETURNS MOST KICKOFF RETURNS 10 Florida vs. Nebraska, 1996 9 Connecticut vs. Oklahoma, 2011 8 Missouri vs. Arizona State, 1972 Arizona State vs. Florida State, 1971 Florida State vs. Arizona State, 1971 FEWEST KICKOFF RETURNS 0 Oklahoma vs. Wyoming, 1976 MOST KICKOFF RETURN YARDS 284 Oklahoma vs. West Virginia, 2008 270 Connecticut vs. Oklahoma, 2011 268 Florida vs. Nebraska, 1996 258 Missouri vs. Arizona State, 1972 FEWEST KICKOFF RETURN YARDS 0 Oklahoma vs. Wyoming, 1976 12 Oregon State vs. Notre Dame, 2001 13 Nebraska vs. Tennessee, 2000 POSSESSION TIME MOST POSSESSION TIME 41:47 Stanford vs. Oklahoma State, 2012 38:12 Oklahoma vs. Boise State, 2007 37:20 Arizona vs. Miami, 1994 THIRD-DOWN CONVERSIONS MOST THIRD-DOWN CONVERSIONS 14 Arizona State vs. Missouri, 1972 12 Ohio State vs. Pittsburgh, 1984 FEWEST THIRD-DOWN CONVERSIONS 1 Tennessee vs. Florida State, 1999 Arizona State vs. Pittsburgh, 1973 DEFENSE MOST SACKS 9 Utah vs. Pittsburgh, 2005 8 Boise State vs. Arizona, 2014 7 Nebraska vs. Florida, 1996

Colorado vs. Notre Dame, 1995 MOST INTERCEPTIONS 5 Penn State vs. Miami, 1987 Oklahoma vs. Wyoming, 1976 4 Penn State vs. USC, 1982 Arizona State vs. Pittsburgh, 1973 MOST FUMBLE RECOVERIES 4 Michigan vs. Nebraska, 1986 Arizona State vs. Oklahoma, 1983 Arizona State vs. Pittsburgh, 1973 COMBINED RECORDS COMBINED FIRST DOWNS MOST TOTAL FIRST DOWNS 56 UCF (29) vs. Baylor (27), 2014 54 Texas (33) vs. Ohio State (21), 2009 FEWEST TOTAL FIRST DOWNS 29 Tennessee (16) vs. Florida State (13), 1999 MOST FIRST DOWNS RUSHING 32 Oklahoma (22) vs. Wyoming (10), 1976 Arizona State (22) vs. Missouri (10), 1972 FEWEST FIRST DOWNS RUSHING 6 Oregon (4) vs. Colorado (2), 2002 MOST FIRST DOWNS PASSING 33 Oregon (18) vs. Colorado (15), 2002 FEWEST FIRST DOWNS PASSING 4 Oklahoma (1) vs. Wyoming (3), 1976 MOST FIRST DOWNS BY PENALTY 8 West Virginia (1) vs. Oklahoma (7), 2008 FEWEST FIRST DOWNS BY PENALTY 0 Ohio State vs. Pittsburgh, 1984 Arkansas vs. UCLA, 1978 Missouri vs. Arizona State, 1972 COMBINED RUSHING MOST RUSHING ATTEMPTS 116 Oklahoma (74) vs. Wyoming (42), 1976 FEWEST RUSHING ATTEMPTS 59 Oregon (28) vs. Colorado (31), 2002 MOST NET YARDS RUSHING 681 Arizona State (452) vs. Missouri (229), 1972 568 Oklahoma (415) vs. Wyoming (153), 1976 517 Oklahoma (417) vs. Arizona State (100), 1983 FEWEST NET YARDS RUSHING 144 Oregon State (127) vs. Notre Dame (17), 2001 156 Utah (139) vs. Pittsburgh (17), 2005 187 Florida State (72) vs. Nebraska (115), 1990 MOST RUSHING TOUCHDOWNS 8 UCF (4) vs. Baylor (4), 2014 7 Nebraska (6) vs. Florida (1), 1996

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Arizona State (5) vs. Missouri (2), 1972 6 Oklahoma (5) vs. Wyoming (1), 1976 COMBINED PASSING MOST PASS ATTEMPTS 89 Connecticut (39) vs. Oklahoma (50), 2011 Oregon (42) vs. Colorado (47), 2002 85 Boise State (35) vs. Arizona (50), 2014 84 Texas (59) vs. Ohio State (25), 2009 78 Baylor (47) vs. UCF (31), 2014 Pittsburgh (46) vs. Ohio State (32), 1984 FEWEST PASS ATTEMPTS 24 Oklahoma (5) vs. Wyoming (19), 1976 31 Nebraska (15) vs. Michigan (16), 1986 35 UCLA (11) vs. Arkansas (24), 1978 MOST PASS COMPLETIONS 56 Stanford (27) vs. Oklahoma State (29), 2012 53 Connecticut (19) vs. Oklahoma (34), 2011 52 Boise State (24) vs. Arizona (28), 2014 Oregon (28) vs. Colorado (24), 2002 FEWEST PASS COMPLETIONS 9 Oklahoma (3) vs. Wyoming (6), 1976 12 Nebraska (6) vs. Michigan (6), 1986 17 UCLA (4) vs. Arkansas (13), 1978 MOST NET PASSING YARDS 746 Stanford (347) vs. Oklahoma State (399), 2012 657 Baylor (356) vs. UCF (301), 2014 652 Connecticut (223) vs. Oklahoma (429), 2011 FEWEST NET PASSING YARDS 74 Oklahoma (23) vs. Wyoming (51), 1976 129 Michigan (63) vs. Nebraska (66), 1986 139 UCLA (61) vs. Arkansas (78), 1978 MOST TOUCHDOWN PASSES 6 Boise State (4) vs. Oklahoma (2), 2007 Florida State (5) vs. Nebraska (1), 1996 5 UCF (3) vs. Baylor (2), 2014 Stanford (2) vs. Oklahoma State (3), 2012 Oregon (4) vs. Colorado (1), 2002 Penn State (4) vs. Tennessee (1), 1992 Florida State (3) vs. Arizona State (2), 1971 COMBINED TOTAL OFFENSE MOST TOTAL NET YARDS 1129 Arizona State (718) vs. Missouri (411), 1972 1106 UCF (556) vs. Baylor (550), 2014 1002 Stanford (590) vs. Oklahoma State (412), 2012 FEWEST TOTAL NET YARDS 515 Oklahoma State (214) vs. BYU (301), 1974 591 Miami (182) vs. Arizona (409), 1994


R E CO R DS | COMBI N ED COMBINED FIELD GOALS MOST FIELD GOALS MADE 5 West Virginia (2) vs. Oklahoma (3), 2008 4 7 times. Last time: Boise State (1) vs. Arizona (3), 2014 MOST FIELD GOALS ATTEMPTED 7 West Virginia (4) vs. Oklahoma (3), 2008 5 Texas (1) vs. Ohio State (4), 2009 Penn State (3) vs. USC (2), 1982 COMBINED KICKING CONVERSIONS MOST PAT KICKS MADE 11 UCF (7) vs. Baylor (4), 2014 10 Stanford (5) vs. Oklahoma State (5), 2012 Arizona State (7) vs. Missouri (3), 1972 9 Boise State (5) vs. Oklahoma (4), 2007 Ohio State (5) vs. Kansas State (4), 2004 Arizona State (6) vs. Florida State (3), 1971 FEWEST PAT KICKS MADE 1 BYU (0) vs. Oklahoma State (1), 1974 2 Five times. Last time: Arizona (2) vs. Miami (0.), 1994 MOST PAT KICKS ATTEMPTED 12 UCF (7) vs. Baylor (5), 2014 11 Arizona State (7) vs. Missouri (4), 1972 10 Stanford (5) vs. Oklahoma State (5), 2012 COMBINED SCORING MOST TOTAL POINTS SCORED 94 UCF (52) vs. Baylor (42), 2014 86 Nebraska (62) vs. Florida (24), 1996 85 Boise State (43) vs. Oklahoma (42), 2007 FEWEST TOTAL POINTS SCORED 20 Arkansas (10) vs. UCLA (10), 1978 22 Oklahoma State (16) vs. BYU (6), 1974 24 Penn State (14) vs. Miami (10), 1987TURNOVERS MOST FUMBLES 11 Oklahoma (6) vs. Wyoming (5), 1976 MOST FUMBLES LOST 7 Pittsburgh (4) vs. Arizona State (3), 1973 MOST PASSES HAD INTERCEPTED 7 Pittsburgh (4) vs. Arizona State (3), 1973 6 Miami (5) vs. Penn State (1), 1987 Missouri (3) vs. Arizona State (3), 1972 MOST TOTAL TURNOVERS 14 Pittsburgh (8) [4 int., 4 fumbles] vs. Arizona State (6) [3 int., 3 fumbles], 1973 10 Miami (7) [5 int., 2 fumbles] vs. Penn State (3)

[1 int., 2 fumbles], 1987 9 USC (5) [3 int., 2 fumbles] vs. Penn State (4) [2 int., 2 fumbles], 1982 Wyoming (6) [5 int., 1 fumble] vs. Oklahoma (3) [0 int., 3 fumbles], 1976 COMBINED PENALTIES MOST PENALTIES 25 Oregon State (18) vs. Notre Dame (7), 2001 21 UCF (4) vs. Baylor (17), 2014 Tennessee (9) vs. Florida State (12), 1999 Oklahoma State (12) vs. BYU (9), 1974 FEWEST PENALTIES 4 Connecticut (3) vs. Oklahoma (1), 2011 Ohio State (2) vs. Penn State (2), 1980 6 Penn State (3) vs. Tennessee (3), 1992 Oklahoma (2) vs. Wyoming (4), 1976 MOST PENALTY YARDS 223 West Virginia (110) vs. Oklahoma (113), 2008 216 Oregon State (174) vs. Notre Dame (42), 2001 183 Florida State (135) vs. Nebraska (48), 1990 FEWEST PENALTY YARDS 28 Connecticut (25) vs. Oklahoma (3), 2011 40 Stanford (35) vs. Oklahoma State (5), 2010 Penn State (10) vs. Ohio State (30), 1980 50 Oklahoma (20) vs. Wyoming (30), 1976 COMBINED PUNTING MOST PUNTS 16 Boise State (8) vs. TCU (8), 2010 15 Ohio State (7) vs. Kansas State (8), 2004 Miami (10) vs. Arizona (5), 1994 Penn State (9) vs. Tennessee (6), 1992 FEWEST PUNTS 5 Nebraska (1) vs. Florida (4), 1996 Oklahoma (0) vs. Wyoming (5), 1976 6 Utah (1) vs. Pittsburgh (5), 2005 Florida State (3) vs. Nebraska (3), 1990 COMBINED PUNT RETURNS MOST PUNT RETURN YARDS 123 Arizona State (107) vs. Florida State (16), 1971 122 Penn State (73) vs. Tennessee (49), 1992 117 Texas Christian (76) vs. Boise State (41), 2010 FEWEST PUNT RETURN YARDS -11 Pittsburgh (-7) vs. Arizona State (-4), 1973 0 Oklahoma (0) vs. Wyoming (0), 1976 MOST TOUCHDOWNS ON PUNT RETURNS

1 Five times. Last time: Oregon State (1) vs. Notre Dame (0), 2001 COMBINED KICKOFF RETURNS MOST KICKOFF RETURN YARDS 411 West Virginia (127) vs. Oklahoma (284), 2008 369 Oregon (164) vs. Kansas State (205), 2013 356 Florida (268) vs. Nebraska (88), 1996 FEWEST KICKOFF RETURN YARDS 32 Oklahoma State (15) vs. BYU (17), 1974 54 Ohio State (15) vs. Miami (39), 2003 65 Oklahoma (0) vs. Wyoming (65), 1976 COMBINED POSSESSION TIME LARGEST DIFFERENCE IN POSSESSION TIME 23:34 Stanford (41:47) vs. Oklahoma State (18:13), 2012 14:40 Arizona (37:20) vs. Miami (22:40), 1994 13:26 Notre Dame (36:43) vs. West Virginia (23:17), 1989 COMBINED THIRD-DOWN CONVERSIONS MOST THIRD-DOWN CONVERSIONS 21 Ohio State (12) vs. Pittsburgh (9), 1984 Arizona State (14) vs. Missouri (7), 1972 20 Oklahoma (11) vs. Wyoming (9), 1976 FEWEST THIRD-DOWN CONVERSIONS 4 Louisville (2) vs. Alabama (2), 1991 5 Tennessee (1) vs. Florida State (4), 1999 6 Boise State (4) vs. Oklahoma (2), 2007 MOST THIRD-DOWn CONVERSION ATTEMPTS 40 Arizona State (21) vs. Nebraska (19), 1975 39 Ohio State (21) vs. Pittsburgh (18), 1984 38 Arkansas (21) vs. UCLA (17), 1978 Arizona State (19) vs. Penn State (19), 1977 FEWEST THIRD-DOWN CONVERSION ATTEMPTS 24 Boise State (14) vs. Oklahoma (10), 2007 26 Stanford (14) vs. Oklahoma State (12), 2012 27 Utah (10) vs. Pittsburgh (17), 2005 Nebraska (15) vs. Tennessee (12), 2000 Tennessee (12) vs. Florida State (15), 1999 Penn State (11) vs. Texas (16), 1997 Arizona State (9) vs. Pittsburgh (19), 1973 COMBINED LENGTH OF GAME LONGEST GAME 4:00 Boise State vs. Arizona, 2014 Ohio State vs. Kansas State, 2004 3:58 Boise State vs. Oklahoma, 2007 3:56 Ohio State vs. Miami, 2003

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R E CO R DS | COACHI NG COACH Fred Akers Gary Barnett Mike Bellotti Bobby Bowden Art Briles Mack Brown Earle Bruce Larry Coker Bob Davie Terry Donahue Randy Edsall LaVell Edwards Dennis Erickson Foge Fazio James Franklin Phillip Fulmer Mike Gundy Walt Harris Bryan Harsin Lou Holtz Jimmy Johnson Larry Jones Chip Kelly Frank Kush John Mackovic Johnny Majors Tony Mason Bill McCartney Urban Meyer Don Nehlen George O’Leary Al Onofrio Tom Osborne

SCHOOL Wyoming Colorado Oregon Florida State Baylor Texas Ohio State Miami Notre Dame UCLA Connecticut BYU Miami/Oregon State Pittsburgh Penn State Tennessee Oklahoma State Pittsburgh Boise State Arkansas/Notre Dame Miami Florida State Oregon Arizona State Texas Pittsburgh/Tennessee Arizona Colorado Utah/ Ohio State West Virginia UCF Missouri Nebraska

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YEARS 1976 2002 2002 1988, ’90, ’99 2014 2009 1980, ’84 2003 2001 1978, ’85 2011 1974 1994/2001 1984 2017 1999-2000 2012 2005 2014 1978/1989, ’95 1985, ’87 1971 2013 1971-73, ’75, ’77 1997 1973/1992 1979 1993, ’95 2005, ‘16, ‘16 1989 2014 1972 1975, ’86, ’88, ’90, ’96

RECORD PCT. 0-1 .000 0-1 .000 1-0 1.000 2-1 .667 0-1 .000 1-0 1.000 1-1 .500 0-1 .000 0-1 .000 1-0-1 .500 0-1 .000 0-1 .000 1-1 .500 0-1 .000 1-0 1.000 1-1 .500 1-0 1.000 0-1 .000 1-0 1.000 1-1-1 .500 0-2 .000 0-1 .000 1-0 1.000 4-1 .800 0-1 .000 0-2 .000 0-1 .000 1-1 .500 2-1 .667 0-1 .000 1-0 1.000 0-1 .000 1-4 .200


R E CO R DS | COACHI NG COACH Paul Pasqualoni Joe Paterno Gary Patterson Chris Petersen Rich Rodriguez John Robinson Darryl Rogers Bo Schembechler Howard Schnellenberger David Shaw Jackie Sherrill Bill Snyder Frank Solich Steve Spurrier Gene Stallings Jim Stanley Bill Stewart Bob Stoops Dabo Swinney Barry Switzer Dick Tomey Jim Tressel Charlie Weis

SCHOOL Syracuse Penn State TCU BSU/Washington Arizona Southern California Arizona State Michigan Louisville Stanford Pittsburgh Kansas State Nebraska Florida Alabama Oklahoma State West Virginia Oklahoma Clemson Oklahoma Arizona Ohio State Notre Dame

YEARS RECORD PCT. 1993, ’98 1-1 .500 1977, ’80, ’82, ’87, ’92, ’97 6-0 1.000 2010 0-1 .000 2007, ’10, ’17 2-1 .667 2014 0-1 .000 1982 0-1 .000 1983 1-0 1.000 1986 1-0 1.000 1991 1-0 1.000 2012 0-1 .000 1979 1-0 1.000 1998, 2004, ‘13 1-2 .333 2000 1-0 1.000 1996 0-1 .000 1991 0-1 .000 1974 1-0 1.000 2008 1-0 1.000 2007-08, ’11 1-2 .333 2016 1-0 1.000 1976, ’83 1-1 .500 1994 1-0 1.000 2003-04, ’06, ’09 3-1 .750 2006 0-1 .000

B C S NAT IONAL CHAMPI O NSH I P G A M E COACH Gene Chizik Chip Kelly Urban Meyer Jim Tressel

SCHOOL Auburn Oregon Florida Ohio State

YEARS 2011 2011 2007 2011

RECORD PCT. 1-0 1.000 0-1 .000 1-0 1.000 0-1 .000

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P L AY E R S OF THE GAME | OF F E NSE YEAR PLAYER 2017-18 Trace McSorley 2016-17 Deshaun Watson 2015-16 J.T. Barrett 2014-15 Thomas Sperbeck 2013-14 Blake Bortles 2012-13 Marcus Mariota 2011-12 Justin Blackmon 2010-11 Landry Jones 2009-10 Kyle Efaw 2008-09 Colt McCoy 2007-08 Patrick White 2006-07 Jared Zabransky 2005-06 Troy Smith 2004-05 Paris Warren Alex Smith 2003-04 Craig Krenzel 2002-03 Craig Krenzel 2001-02 Joey Harrington 2000-01 Jonathan Smith 1999-00 Eric Crouch 1998-99 Peerless Price 1997-98 Michael Bishop 1996-97 Curtis Enis 1995-96 Tommie Frazier

TEAM POS. Penn State QB Clemson QB Ohio State QB Boise State WR UCF QB Oregon QB Oklahoma State WR Oklahoma QB Boise State TE Texas QB West Virginia QB Boise State QB Ohio State QB Utah WR Utah QB Ohio State QB Ohio State QB Oregon QB Oregon State QB Nebraska QB Tennessee WR Kansas State QB Penn State RB Nebraska QB

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YEAR PLAYER 1994-95 Kordell Stewart 1993-94 Chuck Levy 1992-93 Marvin Graves 1991-92 O.J. McDuffie 1990-91 Browning Nagle 1989-90 Peter Tom Willis 1988-89 Tony Rice 1987-88 Danny McManus 1986-87 D.J. Dozier 1985-86 Jamie Morris 1984-85 Gaston Green 1983-84 John Congemi 1982-83 Marcus Dupree 1981-82 Curt Warner 1980-81 Curt Warner 1979-80 Mark Schubert 1978-79 James Owens 1977-78 Dennis Sproul 1976-77 Thomas Lott 1975-76 John Jefferson 1974-75 Kenny Walker 1973-74 Greg Hudson 1972-93 Woody Green 1971-72 Gary Huff

TEAM Colorado Arizona Syracuse Penn State Louisville Florida State Note Dame Florida State Penn State Michigan UCLA Pittsburgh Oklahoma Penn State Penn State Pittsburgh UCLA Arizona State Oklahoma Arizona State Oklahoma State Arizona State Arizona State Florida State

POS. QB RB QB WR QB QB QB QB RB RB RB QB RB RB RB PK RB QB QB WR RB WR RB QB


P L AY E R S OF THE GAME | DE F E NSE YEAR PLAYER 2017-18 Marcus Allen 2016-17 Clelin Ferrell 2015-16 Eli Apple 2014-15 Tanner Vallejo 2013-14 Terrance Plummer 2012-13 Michael Clay 2011-12 Justin Gilbert 2010-11 Jamell Fleming 2009-10 Brandyn Thompson 2008-09 Roy Miller 2007-08 Reed Williams 2006-07 Marty Tadman 2005-06 A.J. Hawk 2004-05 Steve Fifita 2003-04 A.J. Hawk 2002-03 Michael Doss 2001-02 Steve Smith 2000-01 Darnell Robinson 1999-00 Mike Brown 1998-99 Dwayne Goodrich 1997-98 Travis Ochs 1996-97 Brandon Noble 1995-96 Michael Booker 1994-95 Shannon Clavelle

TEAM POS. Penn State S Clemson DE Ohio State CB Boise State LB UCF LB Oregon LB Oklahoma State CB Oklahoma CB Boise State CB Texas DT West Virginia LB Boise State S Ohio State LB Utah DL Ohio State LB Ohio State SS Oregon DB Oregon State LB Nebraska DB Tennessee DB Kansas State LB Penn State DT Nebraska CB Colorado DT

YEAR PLAYER 1993-94 Tedy Bruschi 1992-93 Kevin Mitchell 1991-92 Reggie Givens 1990-01 Ray Buchanan 1989-90 Odell Haggins 1988-89 Frank Stams 1987-88 Neil Smith 1986-87 Shane Conlan 1985-86 Mark Messner 1984-85 James Washington 1983-84 Rowland Tatum 1982-83 Jim Jeffcoat 1981-82 Leo Wisniewski 1980-81 Frank Case 1979-80 Dave Liggins 1978-79 Jimmy Walker 1977-78 Matt Millen 1976-77 Terry Peters 1975-76 Larry Gordon 1974-75 Philip Dokes 1973-74 Mike Haynes 1972-73 Mike Fink 1971-72 Junior Ah You

TEAM Arizona Syracuse Penn State Louisville Florida State Notre Dame Nebraska Penn State Michigan UCLA Ohio State Arizona State Penn State Penn State Arizona Arkansas Penn State Oklahoma Arizona State Oklahoma State Arizona State Missouri Arizona State

POS. DE NG LB FS NG DE DT LB DT FS LB DE DT DT SS DT DT CB LB DT DB DB DE

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S EV E N NATION AL CHAM PI O N SH I P G AM ES

2011 - AUBURN QB CAM NEWTON

2007 - FLORIDA QB CHRIS LEAK

BCS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME

BCS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME

32ND ANNUAL FIESTA BOWL

28TH ANNUAL FIESTA BOWL

January 10, 2011 University of Phoenix Stadium | Glendale, AZ

January 8, 2007 University of Phoenix Stadium | Glendale, AZ

January 3, 2003 Sun Devil Stadium | Tempe, AZ

January 4, 1999 Sun Devil Stadium | Tempe, AZ

SCORING

#2 OREGON #1 AUBURN

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0 11 0 8 19 0 16 3 3 22

Auburn wins its second national championship and its first since 1957 behind its third Heisman Trophy winner, quarterback Cam Newton.

1996 - NEBRASKA QB TOMMIE FRAZIER

SCORING

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#2 FLORIDA 14 20 0 7 41 #1 OHIO STATE 7 7 0 0 14 Gators are national champs for the first time since 1996.

1989 - NOTRE DAME HEAD COACH LOU HOLTZ

2003 - OHIO STATE RB MAURICE CLARETT

SCORING

1 2 3 4 OT 2OT F

#2 OHIO STATE 0 14 3 0 7 7 31 #1 MIAMI 7 0 7 3 7 0 24 Buckeyes earn first national championship since 1968.

18TH ANNUAL FIESTA BOWL

16TH ANNUAL FIESTA BOWL

January 2, 1996 Sun Devil Stadium | Tempe, AZ

January 2, 1989 Sun Devil Stadium | Tempe, AZ

January 2, 1987 Sun Devil Stadium | Tempe, AZ

#2 FLORIDA #1 NEBRASKA

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10 0 8 6 24 6 29 14 13 62

Cornhuskers roll to second consecutive national title.

SCORING

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#3 WEST VIRGINIA 0 6 7 8 21 #1 NOTRE DAME 9 14 3 8 34 Fighting Irish claim their eighth AP national title.

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#2 FLORIDA STATE 0 9 0 7 16 #1 TENNESSEE 0 14 0 9 23 Volunteers win first national title since 1951.

1987 - PENN STATE LB PETE GIFTOPOULOS

25TH ANNUAL FIESTA BOWL SCORING

1999 - TENNESSEE WR PEERLESS PRICE

SCORING

#1 MIAMI #2 PENN STATE

1 2 3 4 F

0 7 0 3 10 0 7 0 7 14

Joe Paterno wins his second AP national title.

Joe Paterno wins his second AP


LSU JUNIOR QUARTERBACK JOE BURROW

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UCF SENIOR LINEBACKER PAT JASINSKI

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