Iowa State won their third straight contest to improve to 3-0 when they traveled to Connecticut in late September.
Three players certain to get consideration in the 2013 NFL Draft fared off in a Pac-12 matchup on September 24, 2011. While Washington squeaked out a 31-23 victory over the Bears, all of the pro prospects stood out. California's Keenan Allen ended the afternoon with 10 receptions for 197 yards and one receiving score. Trufant, meanwhile, found a way to record four tackles with three pass break-ups and Anthony's physical style stood out. DraftNasty's Corey Chavous gives an in-game report from Seattle, Washington.
Louisville HC Charlie Strong did the impossible by defeating the No.3 ranked Florida Gators 33-23 on Wednesday night. The win was Louisville's first BCS bowl victory since they defeated Wake Forest in the 2007 FedEx Orange Bowl. Strong received a solid performance from his defense, which forced three turnovers on the night. Sophomore QB Teddy Bridgewater finished the game with 266 yards passing and two touchdowns through the air.
In what proved to be one of the most exciting games of the bowl season, Georgia (12-2) outlasted Nebraska (10-4) in a 45-31 shootout. The Bulldogs reached the 12-win plateau for just the third time in school history.
South Carolina's Ace Sanders took home Outback Bowl MVP honors after scoring on two receiving touchdowns and a 63-yard scamper on a punt return. However, Michigan's Denard Robinson proved his athleticism was a bit too much to handle for the Gamecocks fast defense. Continue reading as I break down these players and more from the 2013 Outback Bowl.
WR Marquise Goodwin capped off his night with a two-touchdown performance to roll past the the Oregon State Beavers 31-27 in the 19th annual Valero Alamo Bowl. The track and field Olympian recorded one rushing touchdown on a 64-yard reverse and later scored on a game-winning touchdown reception in the closing minutes of the game. Here's our "Nasty' breakdown from Saturday's game.
On their way to a 45-14 victory, Ohio went on to set several Independence Bowl records, including a 31-point margin of victory and 556 total yards of offense. QB Tyler Tettleton finished the game passing with 331 yards and two touchdowns, as teammate Beau Blankenship added a new bowl record with four rushing touchdowns.
After four quarters of a defensive battle, Rutgers and Virginia Tech entered overtime to settle the score. The Hokies continued to thrive off of it's 4th quarter momentum, which allowed them to prevail over the Scarlet Knights 13-10. The Hokies finish with a 7-6 record to avoid it's losing season since 1992.
In a game that was largely “Nasty” for the most part, there were very several questionable decisions made by players on both sides of the ball throughout the game. The Red Raiders capitalized on several late Minnesota mistakes to win on a last second field goal 34-31 in what proved to be a very competitive game.
After jumping out to a commanding 28-7 lead midway through the second quarter, the Ragin Cajuns had to fight off the East Carolina Pirates to win its second straight R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl. QB Terrance Broadway led the charge after accumulating over 400 yards of total offense, earning him game MVP honors. The win marks the first time in school history the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns have victories in back-to-back bowl appearances.
Valdosta State got the best of Winston-Salem in the Division II National Championship game on Saturday, winning 35-7 to earn the school’s third national title and first since 2007.