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No. 6 Baylor tops No. 8 Ole Miss in Sugar Bowl; Corral hurt

Jan. 02, 2022 02:31 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Sugar Bowl showdown against Mississippi and coach Lane Kiffin's explosive, Southeastern Conference-leading offense provided a high-profile platform for Baylor to validate its old-school formula of ball control and aggressive defense. Al Walcott set a Sugar Bowl...

No. 9 Oklahoma State beats No. 5 Notre Dame 37-35 in Fiesta

Jan. 01, 2022 18:27 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Oklahoma State was a step slow in the first half, appearing to be stuck in the desert sand while Notre Dame raced around the field. A quick scoring drive just before halftime gave the No. 9 Cowboys a spark and they rode it one of the biggest victories in...

Corral's decision sweetens Ole Miss-Baylor Sugar Bowl tilt

Dec. 31, 2021 17:10 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Mississippi quarterback Matt Corral wasn't about to miss a chance to make history in the Sugar Bowl. The potential first-round NFL draft choice has spent four years helping the Rebels (10-2) rise from the bottom of the Southeastern Conference standings to a No. 8...

Fiesta Bowl pits No. 5 Notre Dame vs. No. 9 Oklahoma State

Dec. 31, 2021 12:46 PM EST

Fiesta Bowl: No. 5 Notre Dame (11-1) against No. 9 Oklahoma State (11-2), Jan. 1, 1 p.m. Eastern (ESPN). Line: Notre Dame by 2 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. Series record: First meeting. WHAT’S AT STAKE Two teams that just missed...

No. 5 Notre Dame faces No. 9 Oklahoma State in Fiesta Bowl

Dec. 31, 2021 12:36 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — No. 5 Notre Dame lost its coach and its chance at playing in the College Football Playoff in a span of six days, a tumultuous stretch that could have sent the program spiraling. New Irish coach Marcus Freeman has steadied the rudder, kept the Irish focused as...

Coan, Sanders looking to lead their teams to Fiesta Bowl win

Dec. 30, 2021 15:04 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Jack Coan dreamed of playing in a Notre Dame uniform and had his chance when he committed to playing lacrosse for the Irish. After a four-year detour through Wisconsin, Coan is getting his opportunity to wear blue and gold — as a football player. ...

No. 5 Notre Dame to face No. 9 Oklahoma State in Fiesta Bowl

Dec. 05, 2021 18:56 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — No. 5 Notre Dame missed the College Football Playoff by one spot. No. 9 Oklahoma State's bid came up inches short. The disappointment sets up a nice consolation: another marquee matchup in the Fiesta Bowl. Just short of the...

Sugar Bowl pits No. 6 Baylor vs. No. 8 Ole Miss

Dec. 05, 2021 18:47 PM EST

SUGAR BOWL No. 6 Baylor (11-2, Big 12) vs No. 8 Mississippi (10-2, SEC), Jan. 1, 8:45 p.m. LOCATION: New Orleans. TOP PLAYERS Baylor: RB Abram Smith, 1,429 yards rushing, 12 touchdowns. ...

Sugar Bowl matches No. 6 Baylor vs. No. 8 Mississippi

Dec. 05, 2021 18:45 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Big 12 champion Baylor and No. 8 Mississippi, which finished second behind Alabama in the SEC West, will conclude their seasons against one another in the Sugar Bowl on New Year's Day. “It's a good contrast in styles," Baylor coach Dave Aranda, who...

The Latest: Notre Dame, Oklahoma St to clash in Fiesta Bowl

Dec. 05, 2021 14:56 PM EST

The Latest from the College Football Playoff announcement and bowl selection day (all times Eastern): 2:50 p.m. No. 5 Notre Dame will face No. 9 Oklahoma State in the Fiesta Bowl in a matchup of two teams that just missed the College Football Playoff....