Happy bowl season! Here are the key players and storylines for every game, including the playoff.
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From Dec. 15 through Jan. 7, the Celebration Bowl through the CFP National Championship, Adam Rittenberg picks his winners for bowl season.
- Picking winners for every bowl game matchup
- Georgia breaks into top 4; Ohio St. jumps big
- Michigan steps into CFP's top 4; Bama still No. 1
- Bama atop 1st CFP; Clemson, LSU, Irish follow
Ronnie Rivers scored on a 1-yard run in overtime to give No. 24 Fresno State a 19-16 victory over No. 19 Boise State on Saturday night in the snowy Mountain West championship game.
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Jeff Tedford leads Fresno State to the Mountain West championship in his second year. Tedford elevated Fresno State from one win in 2016 to 10-4 last season. He has made his alma mater relevant again in short order.
After three weeks of the same top four, Georgia enters the semifinals, while Michigan tumbles out after a loss to Ohio State.
It's conference championship week in college football, and this primer breaks down all 10 FBS title games on the docket.
Marcus McMaryion passed for 317 yards and two touchdowns and KeeSean Johnson became Fresno State career leader in receiving yards as the Bulldogs beat San Jose State 31-13 on Saturday night.
Ronnie Rivers had 22 carries for 78 yards, including a 2-yard touchdown that gave Fresno State the lead for good, and the Bulldogs beat San Diego State 23-14 on Saturday night to clinch the Mountain West Conference's West Division title.
Alabama earned another shutout, Michigan kept rolling with an easy win over Rutgers and Northwestern (!) will play for the B1G title. What else did we learn?
Brett Rypien threw for 269 yards and Alexander Mattison rushed for 143 yards and a pair of touchdowns to lead Boise State to a 24-17 upset over No. 16 Fresno State on Friday night.