NCAA bowl game results
BCS Championship: (1) Florida State 34, (2) Auburn 31
Jan. 6 - Pasadena, Calif.
In the biggest game of the year, down by four with 79 seconds left, Jameis Winston put together the drive of his life, and the Seminoles proved they could take a punch to win a championship.
The Heisman Trophy winner threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Kelvin Benjamin with 13 seconds left and No. 1 Florida State beat No. 2 Auburn 34-31 to win the BCS national title game.
GoDaddy Bowl: Arkansas State 23, Ball State 20
Jan. 5 - Mobile, Ala.
Arkansas State wide receiver J.D. McKissic (23) is tackled by Ball State linebacker Kenneth Lee (17) in the first quarter.
BBVA Compass Bowl: Vanderbilt 41, Houston 24
Jan. 4 - Birmingham, Ala.
Patton Robinette threw two 50-yard touchdown passes to Jordan Matthews, and Vanderbilt recovered after blowing a 24-point lead to beat Houston 41-24 on Saturday in the BBVA Compass Bowl.
Orange Bowl: (12) Clemson 40, (7) Ohio State 35
Jan. 3 - Miami Gardens, Fla.
In a wild game, Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd ruled through the air with 370 yards and five touchdowns. His favorite target, WR Sammy Watkins, racked up 227 of those yards and tacked on two touchdowns to give Clemson their first ever BCS victory.
Cotton Bowl: (9) Missouri 41, (13) Oklahoma State 31
Jan. 3 - Arlington, Texas.
Braylon Webb (9) of the Missouri Tigers celebrates with teammate Matt White (17) after Webb intercepted a pass in the third quarter.
Sugar Bowl: (11) Oklahoma 45, (3) Alabama 31
Jan. 2 - New Orleans, La.
Trevor Knight (9) of the Oklahoma Sooners celebrates after defeating the Alabama Crimson Tide 45-31 in the Allstate Sugar Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 2, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The redshirt freshman went 32/44 for 348 yards and four touchdowns in the win.
Fiesta Bowl: (15) UCF 52, (6) Baylor 42
Jan. 1 - Glendale, Ariz.
Bryce Petty (14) of the Baylor Bears flips into the endzone to score a second quarter touchdown against the defense of Sean Maag (31) and Jacoby Glenn (12) of the UCF Knights during the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl at University of Phoenix Stadium on January 1, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona. Despite this valiant effort and going 30/47 for 356 yards and two touchdowns on the night, Petty and the Baylor Bears were taken down by Blake Bortles and the upset-minded UCF Knights.
Rose Bowl: (4) Michigan State 24, (5) Stanford 20
Jan. 1 - Pasadena, Calif.
Quarterback Connor Cook (18) and running back R.J. Shelton (12) of the Michigan State Spartans celebrate after a touchdown against the Stanford Cardinal during the 100th Rose Bowl Game presented by Vizio to take a 24-17 lead in the fourth quarter at the Rose Bowl on January 1, 2014 in Pasadena, California. Cook went 22/36 for 332 yards and two touchdowns on the afternoon.
Gator Bowl: Nebraska 24, (23) Georgia 19
Jan. 1 - Jacksonville, Fla.
Nebraska wide receiver Quincy Enunwa (18) tosses the ball to an official after scoring a touchdown during the first half of the Gator Bowl NCAA college football game against Georgia, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, in Jacksonville, Fla. Enunwa went for 129 yards and two touchdowns on the afternoon.
Heart of Dallas Bowl: North Texas 36, UNLV 14
Jan. 1 - Dallas, Tex.
North Texas defensive back Lairamie Lee (27) breaks up the pass intended for UNLV wide receiver Maika Mataele (87) during the first half of the Heart of Dallas NCAA college football game, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, in Dallas. Mataele finished the game with just one reception for eight total yards.
Outback Bowl: (14) LSU 21, Iowa 14
Jan. 1 - Tampa, Fla.
LSU quarterback Anthony Jennings (10) gets a hug from teammate fullback J.C. Copeland (44) after Jennings scores on a two-yard touchdown run during the first quarter of the Outback Bowl NCAA college football game against Iowa Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, in Tampa, Fla. Jennings went 7/19 for 82 yards on the afternoon.
Capital One Bowl: (8) South Carolina 34, (19) Wisconsin 24
Jan. 1 - Orlando, Fla.
South Carolina wide receiver Bruce Ellington (23) scores during first half action of the Capital One Bowl between the Wisconsin Badgers and the South Carolina Gamecocks at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Fla. Ellington went for 140 yards and two touchdowns on the afternoon.
Chick-fil-A Bowl: (20) Texas A&M 52, (22) Duke 48
Dec. 31 - Atlanta, Ga.
It was a night to remember for Johnny Manziel and the Aggies. It may have been Johnny Football's final performance as the QB threw four stellar touchdown passes and Texas A&M rallied after trailing 38-17 at halftime to defeat the surprising Duke Blue Devils 52-48 in the Chick-fil-a Bowl.
Liberty Bowl: Mississppi State 44, Rice 7
Dec. 31 - Memphis, Tenn.
Dak Prescott and the Mississippi State Bulldogs destroyed the Rice Owls 44-7 in the Liberty Bowl on New Year's Eve. Prescott threw three touchdown passes and ran for two more scores in the most one-sided Liberty Bowl victory in the game's 55-year history.
Sun Bowl: (17) UCLA 42, Virginia Tech 12
Dec. 31 - El Paso, Texas
Brett Hundley shredded Virginia Tech's fourth-ranked defense, scrambling for an 86- and 7-yard touchdown runs and finishing with 161 yards on 10 carries as the No. 17 Bruins' destroyed the Hokies 42-12 in the Sun Bowl.
AdvoCare V100 Bowl: Arizona 42, Boston College 19
Dec. 31 - Sherveport, La.
Arizona RB Ka'Deem Carey rushed for 169 yards and two touchdowns, QB B.J. Denker threw for 275 yards and two touchdowns and the Wildcats had an easy time in a 42-19 rout over the Boston College Eagles in the Advocare V100 Bowl.
Holiday Bowl: Texas Tech 37, (16) Arizona State 23
Dec. 30 - San Diego, Calf.
Texas Tech WR Jakeem Grant hauled in a 21-yard touchdown pass from Davis Webb during the second quarter of their 37-23 victory over Arizona State. Grant finished the game with six catches, for 89 yards and two touchdowns.
Alamo Bowl: (10) Oregon 30, Texas 7
Dec. 30 - San Antonio, Texas
Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota had 386 total yards and the Ducks returned two interceptions for touchdowns, spoiling Texas coach Mack Brown's emotional farewell after 16 seasons with the Longhorns.
Music City Bowl: Ole Miss 25, Georgia Tech 17
Dec. 30 - Nashville, Tenn.
Mississippi wide receiver Donte Moncrief runs the ball into the end zone as he scores a touchdown on a 28-yard pass play against Georgia Tech in the second quarter.
Armed Forces Bowl: Navy 24, Middle Tennessee 6
Dec. 30 - Fort Worth, Texas
Navy running back DeBrandon Sanders put the icing on the cake as he busted through Middle Tennessee’s defense for a 41 yard touchdown in the fourth quarter.
Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl: Kansas State 31, Michigan 14
Dec. 28 - Tempe, Ariz.
Kansas State quarterback Jake Waters led the Wildcats to a victory over the Michigan Wolverines by throwing for 271 yards and three touchdowns, without an interception.
All three of those touchdown passes were completed to WR Tyler Lockett, who also racked up 116 yards on 10 catches.
Russell Atheletic Bowl: (18) Louisville 36, Miami 9
Dec. 28 - Orlando, Fla.
Cardinals' QB Terry Bridgewater (left) threw for over 447 yards and three touchdowns in a blowout victory over the Hurricanes. Louisville spotted Miami an early 2-0 lead, then dominated the rest of the way, racking up 554 total yards to the Hurricanes' 174.
Belk Bowl: North Carolina 39, Cincinatti 17
Dec. 28 - Charlotte, N.C.
North Carolina’s Ryan Switzer tied the NCAA record for punt returns in a season by returning his fifth of the year during a rout of Cincinnati in the Belk Bowl.
Pinstripe Bowl: (25) Notre Dame 29, Rutgers 16
Dec. 28 - Bronx, N.Y.
Notre Dame QB Tommy Rees was impressive against Rutgers as he racked up 319 yards in a hard fought victory over the Scarlet Knights at Yankee Stadium.
Fight Hunger Bowl: Washington 31, Brigham Young 16
Dec. 27 - San Francisco, Calif.
John Ross’ 100-yard kick return for a touchdown gave the Washington Huskies a lead they would not relinquish. Washington RB Bishop Sankey also rushed for two touchdowns in the victory over BYU.
Texas Bowl: Syracuse 21, Minnesota 17
Dec. 27 - Houston, Texas
Syracuse QB Terrel Hunt scored the game winning touchdown with just over a minute left on the clock. The touchdown was Hunt’s second rushing TD of the game.
Military Bowl: Marshall 31, Maryland 20
Dec. 27 - Annapolis, Md.
Marshall's QB Rakeem Cato threw for 337 yards and three touchdowns as he led the Thundering Herd to a 31-20 win over Maryland in the Military Bowl. A.J. Leggett of Marshall intercepted C.J. Brown with just under four minutes remaining in the fourth quarter, sealing Marshall's victory.
Poinsettia Bowl: Utah State 21, (24) Northern Illinois 14
Dec. 26 - San Diego, Calif.
Utah State quarterback Darell Garretson gave the Aggies the lead in the second quarter with a five yard touchdown pass and they did not look back.
Little Caesars Pizza Bowl: Pittsburgh 30, Bowling Green 27
Dec. 26 - Detroit, Mich.
Pittsburgh running back James Connor guided the Panthers to victory as he rushed for 229 yards and a touchdown in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl
Hawaii Bowl: Oregon State 38, Boise State 23
Dec. 24 - Honolulu, Hawaii
Rashaad Reynolds returned two fumbles for touchdowns, helping the Oregon State Beavers beat the Boise State Broncos 38-23 in the Hawaii Bowl.
Beef O'Brady's Bowl: East Carolina 37, Ohio 20
Dec. 23 - St. Peterburg, Fla.
Vintavious Cooper took over the Beef O' Brady's Bowl in the fourth quarter, rushing for a career-best 198 yards and scored two touchdowns, leading the East Carolina Pirates to a 37-20 victory over Ohio.
New Orleans Bowl: Louisiana-Lafayette 24, Tulane 21
Dec. 21 - New Orleans, La.
Elijah McGuire and Alonzo Harris each had touchdowns runs for the Ragin' Cajuns, who led 21-0 on Corey Trim's 82-yard interception return for a touchdown - the longest in the bowl game's history - against Nick Montana. Tulane rallied to tie it at 21 on three TD runs by Orleans Darkwa, but lost on a late, fourth quarter field goal.
Famous Idaho Potato Bowl: San Diego State 49, Buffalo 24
Dec. 21 - Boise, Idaho
Behind a swarming defense, an offense fueled by big plays and opportunistic special teams, the San Diego State Aztecs rolled to a 49-24 victory over Buffalo Bulls in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl.
Las Vegas Bowl: USC 45, (21) Fresno State 20
Dec. 21 - Las Vegas, Nev.
Not quitting on the tumultuous season in Southern California, QB Cody Kessler and the Trojans rout No. 21 Fresno State 45-20 in Las Vegas Bowl.
New Mexico Bowl: Colorado State 48, Washington State 45
Dec. 21 - Albuquerque, N.M.
Garrett Grayson threw for 369 yards and Kapri Bibbs ran for 169 yards and three touchdowns for Colorado State as the Rams overcame three early turnovers to defeat the Washington State Cougars in the New Mexico Bowl.