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          2018-19 Bowl Recap





Darius Bradwell rushed for a career-best 150 yards and two touchdowns and graduate transfer Justin McMillan improved to 5-1 as the team's starting quarterback by tossing a first-quarter TD pass to Terren Encalade and running for a late score in the 29th meeting in an intrastate rivalry that dates to 1911 as Tulane capped a turnaround season under coach Willie Fritz with a 41-24 victory over Louisiana-Lafayette on Saturday,in the Cure Bowl ... the Green Wave's first postseason win in 16 years.
Jordan Love threw for 359 yards and four touchdowns and Jalen Greene had six catches for 151 yards and a score to help Utah State rout North Texas 52-13 in the New Mexico Bowl.
Ronnie Rivers rushed for 212 yards and two touchdowns to help Fresno State beat Arizona State 31-20 in the Las Vegas Bowl on Saturday.
Tyler Bass kicked a 40-yarder as time expired to give Georgia Southern a 23-21 victory over Eastern Michigan in the Camellia Bowl on Saturday night.
Appalachian State receiver Malik Williams passed for two touchdowns on trick plays, quarterback Zac Thomas caught a scoring pass and threw for three more, and the Mountaineers routed Middle Tennessee 45-13 in the New Orleans Bowl on Saturday night.
Tyler Johnston III threw for 373 yards and four touchdowns, three of them toXavier Ubosi, and UAB beat Northern Illinois 37-13 in the Boca Raton Bowl on Tuesday night.
A.J. Ouellette had his fourth straight 100-yard game with 164 yards rushing, quarterback Nathan Rourke accounted for all three touchdowns and Ohio rolled to a 27-0 victory over San Diego State in the drizzly Frisco Bowl on Wednesday night.
Isaiah Green completed 17 of 25 passes for 221 yards, cousin Keion Davis ran for two touchdowns and Marshall beat South Florida 38-20 in the Gasparilla Bowl on Thursday night.
Anthony Jones -- one of two FIU players who were victims of a drive-by shooting in September -- rushed for three touchdowns, including the clincher with 41 seconds remaining as the Panthers topped Toledo 35-32 on Friday in the Bahamas Bowl.
The BYU freshman Zach Wilson was 18-of-18 passing for 317 yards and four touchdowns, and the Cougars beat Western Michigan 49-18 on Friday.
Jamie Newman ran for a 1-yard touchdown with 34 seconds left to cap a big performance and Wake Forest's comeback in a 37-34 victory over Memphis in the Birmingham Bowl on Saturday. 
  Army quarterback Kelvin Hopkins Jr. nifty 77-yard run was one of his Armed Forces Bowl-record five rushing touchdowns as the Black Knights overwhelmed Houston 70-14 on Saturday to reach 11 wins for the first time in program history.
Sawyer Smith threw for 320 yards and four touchdowns, B.J. Smith and Sidney Davis ran for touchdowns and Troy beat Buffalo 42-32 on Saturday night.
J'Mar Smith threw a touchdown pass and ran for another score in a big third quarter to lead Louisiana Tech to a 31-14 win over Hawaii in the Hawaii Bowl on Saturday night.
The SERVPRO First Responder Bowl between the . Boise State and Boston College was canceled because of the threat of severe weather after a delay of nearly 1 1/2 hours Wednesday.
 Mohamed Ibrahim ran for career-high 224 yards and two touchdowns, leading Minnesota to a 34-10 victory over Georgia Tech on Wednesday night in the Quick Lane Bowl.
Jonathan Song kicked a 27-yard field in overtime after being replaced at the end of regulation, lifting TCU to a 10-7 win in an interception-filled Cheez-It Bowl on Wednesday night.
Daniel Jones threw for 423 yards and five touchdowns, T.J. Rahming caught 12 passes for 240 yards and two scores, and Duke recovered from a slow start to blow past Temple 56-27 in the Independence Bowl on Thursday.
 Jonathan Taylor  ran for 205 yards and a touchdown and topped the 2,000-yard season mark to help Wisconsin rout Miami 35-3 in a chilly Pinstripe Bowl on Thursday night.
  Charlie Brewer threw for 384 yards and two touchdowns, the second a tiebreaking 52-yarder in the fourth quarter, and ran for 109 yards and another score as Baylor  beat Vanderbilt in the Texas Bowl on Thursday night 45-38.
Jarrett Stidham threw for 373 yards and five touchdowns in his final college game, and Auburn routed Purdue 63-14 in the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl on Friday.
Eric Dungey capped his record-setting college career by throwing for 303 yards,Abdul Adams and Trishton Jackson combined to score three touchdowns in their Syracuse debuts and the Orange got their first 10-win season since 2001 by topping  West Virginia 34-18 in the Camping World Bowl on Friday.
Gardner Minshew II , a graduate transfer quarterback passed for 299 yards Friday and threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score in sending Washington State to a 28-24 Iowa State in the Valero Alamo Bowl on Friday night.
 Bryce Perkins threw three touchdown passes to Olamide Zaccheaus, the game's Most Outstanding Player, and Virginia's defense dominated a South Carolinas  in a 28-0 victory over South Carolina in the Belk Bowl
Lamical Perine had a 5-yard scoring catch and 53-yard touchdown run to lead Florida's strong rushing attack Saturday, helping the Gators affirm their return to relevance with a 41-15 rout of Michigan in the Peach Bowl.
Following more than three quarters of offensive ineptitude, the Nevada found their offensive rhythm at just the right time, beating Arkansas State 16-13 on Saturday in the Arizona Bowl on  Reagan Roberson's 11-yard overtime catch-and-run.
Trevor Lawrence threw for 327 yards and three touchdowns and Clemson beat Notre Dame 30-3 on Saturday in the Cotton Bowl to reach the College Football Playoff title game.
Tua Tagovailoa threw for 318 yards and four touchdowns and  Alabama beat Oklahoma 45-34 on Saturday night in the College Football Playoff semifinal at the Orange Bowl .
Michael Warren found his footing when it mattered most, scoring the go-ahead touchdown with 1:29 left for the Bearcats, whose 35-31 victory Monday ended Virginia Tech's run of 25 consecutive winning seasons.
 Stanford quarterback KJ Costello on a first-and-goal from the 2-yard line  fumbled , which tailback Cameron Scarlett recovered in the end zone as Stanford was able to hold off Pitt for a 14-13 victory in the Sun Bowl..
 Justin Herbert shook off a sluggish day and threw a 28-yard touchdown pass to Dillon Mitchell in the fourth quarter, and Oregon held on after Michigan State botched a field goal attempt for a 7-6 victory in the Redbox Bowl on Monday.
Taylor Cornelius tied a Liberty Bowl record with four touchdown passes andKolby Peel made a critical fourth-down stop with 1:01 left as the Cowboys upset No. 24 Missouri 38-33 on Monday.
In a dizzying nine-minute stretch of the third quarter, the Wildcats turned three turnovers into 21 points to stun the No. 20 Utes 31-20 Monday night. The highlight was Jared McGee's 82-yard fumble return for a touchdown, the middle turnover in the nightmarish stretch for Utah.
 Trayveon Williams ran for 236 yards and three touchdowns, smashing a 30-year-old school record and carrying No. 21 Texas A&M to a 52-13 victory against North Carolina State in the Gator Bowl on Monday night.
Safety Jake Gervase's interception in the end zone helped preserve a late lead, and a ball-hawking defense compensated for a sputtering offense as Iowa beat No. 18 Mississippi State 27-22 on Tuesday.
Joe Burrow shook off the big early hit to throw for 394 yards and four touchdowns, helping No. 11 LSU end No. 7 UCF's 25-game winning streak with a 40-32 victory in the Fiesta Bowl on Tuesday.
Benny Snell Jr. ran for 144 yards and two touchdowns to become Kentucky's career rushing leader and helped the 16th-ranked Wildcats end their best season in more than four decades on Tuesday with a  27-24 victory over Penn State in the Citrus Bowl.
Dwayne Haskins passed for 251 yards and three touchdowns, and Meyer headed into retirement with a 28-23 victory after the fifth-ranked Buckeyes held off No. 9 Washington's thrilling comeback in the 105th Rose Bowl on Tuesday.
Sam Ehlinger ran for three touchdowns, the Texas defense largely held Georgia's offense in check, and the Longhorns earned their first 10-win season since 2009 by beating the Bulldogs 28-21 in the Sugar Bowl on Tuesday night.
Trevor Lawrence passed for 347 yards and three touchdowns and the second-ranked Tigers beat No. 1 Alabama 44-16 on Monday night in the College Football Playoff national championship game.

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