Well, my record hasn’t been all that great this bowl season. If I continue this way, well…laughs
Day 4 (December 21) – San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl, BYU vs Wyoming (This was a Win! The next 3 were not!))
Day 5 (December 22) – Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, Idaho vs Colorado State
Day 6 (December 23) – Popeyes Bahamas Bowl, Old Dominion vs Eastern Michigan
Lockhead Martin Armed Forces Bowl, Louisiana Tech vs Navy
Dollar General Bowl, Troy vs Ohio (This was another win!! Yay!)
Day 7 (December 24) – Hawai’i Bowl, Hawai’i vs Middle Tennessee (And… this was not.)
Maybe this losing thing will end soon…
Well, dear readers, Day 2 (Monday, December 19) didn’t go so good. Not at all.
The game was a blowout. Just awful.
Miami Beach Bowl: Tulsa vs Central Michigan
The score was Tulsa 55 and Central Michigan not even close at 10.
So, we moved on to Day 3 (Tuesday, December 20). It went better.
Boca Raton Bowl: Memphis vs Western Kentucky.
This game was closer and my pick of the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers paid off.
Western Kentucky 51, Memphis 31
My son is one game behind me in the win column. But on the bright side for him, he’s won in NFL fantasy football among his group of friends 2 years in a row, despite being told by them that he’d drafted a crappy team and after being ranked low in his group by Yahoo. Clearly, they don’t know football quite like my son. Congratulations to him!
Okay, so as the title says, it’s Day 1 of College Football Bowl Games. Over the next few weeks, there are a lot of college football games. I love bowl season. It’s fun. It’s pointless. But it’s fun watching teams play each other that don’t usually have the chance during the regular season.
In our house, we all print out the list of bowl game match-ups and we all pick which teams we think are gonna win. Kinda like the March Madness Brackets, but bowl games picks aren’t as all consuming across the country as that. It’s more for fun for most of us.
On the days there are games, I’ll put up my picks (highlighted in RED) and come back to tell you how I did. It’s not important in the grand scheme of things, but it’s my blog and I can do what I want! 🙂
On tap for today are:
AFR Celebration Bowl – NC Central vs Grambling State
Gildan New Mexico Bowl – UTSA vs New Mexico
Las Vegas Bowl – Houston vs San Diego State
AutoNation Cure Bowl – Arkansas State vs UCF
Raycom Media Camellia Bowl – Toledo vs Appalachian State
R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl – Southern Miss vs UL Lafayette
Games start in about 20 minutes and go through midnight, so, I’ll see you on the other side.
Have a great day, y’all!
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What do you mean, no? Meanie…
Okay, seriously… Who’s with me? Yeah, I know it’s the weekend before Christmas, but that doesn’t mean we can’t get our write on a little bit, does it? Of course it doesn’t!
10,000 words or however many you can manage with your hectic holiday schedule. Me, I have no plans but to write. Well, college football bowl games start Saturday, so… But, I can still write.
And write I will. There’s another holiday book to get out to whatever readers want it!
There’s about 9000 words left to write on this book. I can crank that out.
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