College football’s bowl season continues with high-profile games on Friday.
Maryland currently faces North Carolina State in the Dukes Mayo Bowl and UCLA and Pittsburgh in the Sun Bowl.
Then Notre Dame and a fierce South Carolina team face off in the Gator Bowl.
At nightcap, fans can enjoy an Orange Bowl showdown as the No. 7 Clemson Tigers take on the No. 6 Tennessee Volunteers.
Here are the highlights from Friday’s Bowl Slate:
Sun Bowl: Pittsburgh vs. UCLA
In honor of the old pirate
UCLA coach Chip Kelly paid tribute to his friend and late Mississippi State coach Mike Leach with a special patch on his visor.
bruins on board
Trailing 3–0, UCLA found the end zone first as Dorian Thompson-Robinson found Logan Roya on a short scoring pass.
After Pitt added another field goal to cut UCLA’s lead to 7–6, the Bruins struck out again. DTR connected with Titus Mokiao-Atimalala on a long pass to set up a touchdown.
Gator Bowl: Notre Dame vs. South Carolina
Notre Dame Fighting Irish
south carolina gamecocks
Duke’s Mayo Bowl: Maryland 16, North Carolina 12
it’s all about the mayo
Honestly, teams are all about fun, but this game is about rating (or not rating) mayonnaise.
This is what happens when the game starts up slowly
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The Terrapins found the end zone first in the game and took a 10-3 lead with a great pass from Tauria Tagovailoa to Octavian Smith.
The Wolfpack, meanwhile, stayed in the game thanks to the trusty legs of Christopher Dunn, who won the Groza Award as the best kicker in the country. Dunn scored his goal in the first half he fielded three and Terp on the break put him ahead 10–9.
A Steady Meal of Field Goals
The Terps added a field goal of their own to hold a 13-9 lead through three quarters.
What a pick!
With Maryland backing up deep in their own territory, Tagovailoa hit a deep shot downfield, but North Carolina State’s Rakeem Ashford made an incredible interception to give the Wolfpack excellent field possession. I was. Dunn added another field goal to make it 13-12.
After Maryland added another field goal, the teams exchanged punts before North Carolina regained the ball with less than three minutes remaining and had a chance to put together a game-winning drive. But Jacobian Bennett picked his North Carolina quarterback Ben Finley to secure the Terrapins’ victory.
And…it’s time for Mike Locksley’s MAYO BATH!
Orange Bowl: Tennessee vs. Clemson
Stay tuned for highlights.
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