Iowa held on to defeat Mississippi State, and Kentucky capped its best year since 1977 with a win over Penn State.
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- Picking winners for every bowl game matchup
- USF names grad transfer Barnett starting QB
- USF hires CFP exec Kelly as new AD
- QB Barnett enrolls at USF as grad transfer
Bowl season kicks off today with six games, with Fresno State's prolific QB Marcus McMaryion defeating Herm Edwards' Arizona State Sun Devils early on.
From Dec. 15 through Jan. 7, the Celebration Bowl through the CFP National Championship, Adam Rittenberg picks his winners for bowl season.
Happy bowl season! Here are the key players and storylines for every game, including the playoff.
Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer
Darriel Mack had struggled in the pass game since taking over for the injured McKenzie Milton, but UCF's scoring drive at the end of the third quarter showed exactly what the Knights needed to do to get some cushion against USF. Mack threw quick, short passes for easy completions, and the Knights had balance -- ending with a 39-yard touchdown run from Greg McCrae.
The stakes are always high in season-ending rivalry games, but this year, rivals are standing in the way of three Power 5 teams looking to go undefeated.