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Troy quarterback Brandon Silvers  threw four touchdown passes, as well as the end zone where he ran for a short score, to help the Trojans beat North Texas 50-30 in the New Orleans Bowl on Saturday.

Conner Manning threw for 276 yards and a touchdown for Georgia State  who had a winning record for the second time in the program's eight-year history and set a school record for victories in a season. 's fledgling football program took a bow on Saturday, celebrating a 27-17 victory over Western Kentucky -- the first postseason win in school history.

Cedrick Wilson caught 10 passes for 221 yards and a touchdown, Kekaula Kaniho returned an interception 53 yards for a score and No. 25 Boise State beat Oregon 38-28 in the Las Vegas Bowl on Saturday.

 Tyre Brady  separated himself from Rams coverages in the second quarter and sprinted to a 76-yard touchdown reception for the first of three big scoring plays that allowed Marshall hold off the Colorado State 31-28 on Saturday in the New Mexico Bowl.

Brent Stockstill passed for 232 yards and two touchdowns and Middle Tennessee came up with some key stops to hold off Arkansas State 35-30 in the Camellia Bowl on Saturday night.

Devin Singletary ran for 124 yards and three touchdowns, Jason Driskel accounted for four scores and FAU rolled past Akron 50-3 in the Boca Raton Bowl on Tuesday night

J'mar Smith threw three touchdown passes and ran for a score, Louisiana Tech's defense scored twice and the Bulldogs ended their fourth straight season with a 51-10 victory over SMU in the Frisco Bowl on Wednesday night.

 Frank Nutile threw for 254 yards and a touchdown to lead  Temple to a 28-3 victory over Florida International in the Gasparilla Bowl on Thursday night.

Dorian Brown rushed for 152 yards on just 12 carries and scored four touchdowns, Nathan Rourke threw for two scores and Ohio beat UAB 41-6 in the Bahamas Bowl on Friday.

Wyoming junior quarterback Josh Allen completed 11 of 19 passed for 154 yards and three touchdowns without an interception and  stepped onto the stage to accept his MVP trophy following the Cowboys' 37-14 victory over Central Michigan on Friday in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl,.

 Quinton Flowers threw a 26-yard touchdown pass to Tyre McCants with 16 seconds left to give No. 23 South Florida a 38-34 victory over Texas Tech in the Birmingham Bowl on Saturday.

Darnell Woolfolk scored on a 1-yard run with 18 seconds left, Kell Walker converted a go-ahead 2-point run and Army added a last-play defensive touchdown for a 42-35 victory over San Diego State on Saturday in the Armed Forces Bowl.

Appalachian State's swarming, opportunistic defense was the catalyst for an impressive 34-0 victory over Toledo on Saturday night in the Dollar General Bowl . Toledo came into the game averaging nearly 40 points per game, but fell behind early and looked completely overmatched. They managed just 146 total yards while turning the ball over four times.

Marcus McMaryion threw for a career-best 342 yards and Jimmy Camacho made four field goals to help Fresno State beat Houston 33-27 on Sunday in the Hawaii Bowl.

 Zack Moss ran for 150 yards, including a career-long 58-yard run for a touchdown on the Utes' opening drive in the Heart of Dallas Bowl as they went on to a 30-14 win over West Virginia on Tuesday. 
Daniel Jones finished with 338 yards of offense, throwing two touchdown passes while running for a third score, and Shaun Wilson and Brittain Brown added rushing touchdowns as Duke salvaged the season with a 36-14 win over Northern Illinois on.Tuesday in the Quick Lane Bowl 
Alex Delton ran for 158 yards and accounted for four touchdowns, leading  Kansas State to a 35-17 Cactus Bowl victory over UCLA on Tuesday night.
Freshman James Blackman threw for 233 yards and an Independence Bowl-record four touchdowns, including three to junior receiver Auden Tate and another freshman, Cam Akers   led the Seminoles with 94 yards rushing and also caught a 14-yard touchdown pass as Florida State took a 42-13 victory over Southern Mississippi might on Wednesday.

Akrum Wadley returned a kickoff 72 yards that led to a touchdown on Nate Stanley's 8-yard TD pass to Noah Fant as Iowa beat Boston College 27-20 in the frigid Pinstripe Bowl on Wednesday night to snap a five-game bowl losing streak. 

 Elijah Sindelar threw a 38-yard touchdown pass to Anthony Mahoungou with 1:44 remaining and Purdue capped its most successful season in years in dramatic style with a 38-35 victory over Arizona in the Foster Farms Bowl on Wednesday night.
Freshman running back Daniel Young had 64 yards receiving with a touchdown and added 48 yards on the ground to pace Texas a 33-16 victory over Missouri in the Texas Bowl on Wednesday night.
Backup Zach Abey scored five touchdowns, starter Malcolm Perry ran for 114 yards and two scores and Navy rolled to a surprisingly easy 49-7 victory over Virginia in the Military Bowl. on Thursday.
Mason Rudolph threw for 351 yards and a pair of touchdowns on his way to winning game MVP honors, James Washington had a long touchdown grab and became Oklahoma State's career receiving yards leader, and the 17th-ranked Cowboys beat No. 22 Virginia Tech 30-21 in the Camping World Bowl on Thursday night.
Brian Lewerke threw for 213 yards and three touchdowns, and LJ Scott ran for 110 yards and two scores for No. 18 Michigan State, which took advantage of Luke Falk's absence to rout No. 21 Washington State 42-17 in the Holiday Bowl on Thursday night.
Kenny Hill passed for two touchdowns, ran for another, and even caught one and Cole Bunce kicked the winning 33-yard field goal with just over 3 minutes left as TCU  rallied from 21-3 down to beat  Stanford 39-37 in the Alamo Bowl on Thursday night..
John Wolford, threw for 400 yards and four touchdowns to help Wake Forest beat Texas A&M 55-52 in the Belk Bowl on Friday.
Nyheim Hines had three of North Carolina State's Sun Bowl-record six rushing touchdowns to help the Wolfpack beat Arizona State 52-31 on Friday. Hines' three scoring runs were all from 5 yards.
Justin Jackson ran for 157 yards and two touchdowns as Northwestern finished off back-to-back bowl wins in consecutive years for the first time in program history and  The Wildcats broke up Kentucky's 2-point conversion, and Northwestern held off Kentucky 24-23 on Friday in a Music City Bowl that might be remembered more for injuries, ejections and a wild finish.

Larry Rose III scored on a 21-yard run in overtime and New Mexico State won in its first bowl game in 57 years, beating Utah State 26-20 in the Arizona Bowl on Friday night.

Trojans had four turnovers that led to 21 Ohio State points in what could have been third-year sophomore quarterback Sam Darnold's final game , in the fifth-ranked Buckeyes' defensively dominant 24-7 win over No. 8 Southern California in the Cotton Bowl.

 Freshman Keytaon Thompson, making his first start in place of injured quarterback Nick Fitzgerald, ran for 147 yards and three touchdowns to help No. 24 Mississippi State beat Louisville and 2016 Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson 31-27 in the TaxSlayer Bowl on Saturday.

Allen Lazard tied a Liberty Bowl record with 10 catches and put Iowa State ahead with a remarkable 5-yard touchdown reception in the third quarter Saturday, and the Cyclones beat No. 19 Memphis 21-20 on the Tigers' home field.

Trace McSorley threw for 342 yards and had both of his touchdown passes to DaeSean Hamilton on third-down plays, helping No. 9 Penn State outlast No. 12 Washington 35-28 in the Fiesta Bowl on Saturday.
Alex Hornibrook threw four touchdown passes, three to Danny Davis, and No. 6 Wisconsin capped off the winningest season in school history by topping No. 11 Miami 34-24 in the Orange Bowl on Saturday night.
Jake Bentley threw for 239 yards and two touchdowns as South Carolina rallied from a 16-point second-half deficit. to beat Michigan 26-19 in Monday's Outback Bowl.
 McKenzie Milton threw two touchdown passes and ran for 116 yards with another touchdown, leading UCF to a 34-27 Peach Bowl win over Auburn on Monday.
Miles Boykin made not only one of the top plays of this bowl season but one of the more memorable catches in Notre Dame bowl history. He made a dynamic one-handed grab and raced down the sideline for a 55-yard touchdown with 1:28 remaining to give the Fighting Irish a 21-17 victory over LSU.
Sony Michel raced 27 yards for a touchdown in the second overtime to give Gorgia a 54-48 victory against Oklahoma in the College Football Playoff semifinal played at the Rose Bowl on Monday night.

In a game where every yard was a struggle, Alabama's defenders took matters into their own hands. They accounted for a pair of touchdowns just 13 seconds apart in the third quarter to turn an offensive slog into a 24-6 rout of defending national champion Clemson in the Sugar Bowl semifinal game Monday night.

 Tua Tagovailoa came off the bench to spark a comeback and threw a 41-yard touchdown toDeVonta Smith that gave No. 4 Alabama a 26-23 overtime victory against No. 3 Georgia on Monday night for the College Football Playoff national championship.

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