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New Year's Day College Football Bowl Games Open Thread

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The Big Ten takes center stage (as usual) on New Year's Day as teams from that conference take the field in four of today's six bowls.

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There are six bowl games taking place in college football today, including the 100th edition of the Rose Bowl. If you're watching the games today, please join us to discuss in our open thread.

TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl

Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. #22 Georgia Bulldogs
EverBank Field, Jacksonville, Florida
11:00 AM CT

Top prospects
Nebraska: RB Ameer Abdullah
Georgia: QB Aaron Murray

Heart of Dallas Bowl Presented by PlainsCapital Bank

UNLV Running Rebels vs. North Texas Mean Green
Cotton Bowl, Dallas, Texas
11:00 AM CT

Capital One Bowl

#19 Wisconsin Badgers vs. #9 South Carolina Gamecocks
Florida Citrus Bowl, Orlando, Florida
12:00 Noon CT

Top Prospects
Wisconsin: RB Melvin Gordon (returning to school in 2014), ILB Chris Borland, WR Jared Abbrederis, TE Jacob Pedersen
South Carolina: DE Jadeveon Clowney, QB Connor Shaw

Outback Bowl

Iowa Hawkeyes vs. #16 LSU Tigers
Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida
12:00 Noon CT

Top Prospects
Iowa: OT Brandon Scherff (returning to school in 2014)
LSU: QB Zach Mettenberger (injured and will not play), WR Jarvis Landry, WR Odell Beckham, Jr., DT Ego Ferguson, DT Anthony Johnson, OT La'el Collins, RB Jeremy Hill, S Craig Loston

Rose Bowl Presented by Vizio

#5 Stanford Cardinal vs. #4 Michigan State Spartans
Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California
4:00 PM CT

Top Prospects
Stanford: OLB Trent Murphy, G David Yankey, ILB Shayne Skov
Michigan State: CB Darqueze Dennard, ILB Max Bullough (suspended for the game)

Tostitos Fiesta Bowl

#15 UCF Golden Knights vs. #9 Baylor Bears
University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, Arizona
7:30 PM CT

Top Prospects
UCF: QB Blake Bortles, RB Storm Johnson
Baylor: QB Bryce Petty, RB Lache Seastrunk, S Ahmad Richardson, T Cyril Richardson

Enjoy the games!