Bowl Season Open Thread: The Music City, Insight, And Chick-Fil-A Bowls

The nightcap will probably prove to be much more exciting than the earlier games, and I don’t expect anyone to be around to add some quotes. If you do I’ll love you for it, if not then have a great night. I have one more post before heading out into the night myself, so stick around for a bit.

Kentucky vs. FSU
The Music City Bowl
4:00 PM ET, December 31, 2007
The Coliseum , Nashville , TN

Weather: 56 Degrees and Sunny
Spread: Kentucky -7.5, O/U 56
AA’s Pick: Kentucky -7….again, buy the half
Announcers: Ron Franklin, Ed Cunningham(ESPN)

Team Leaders

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Kentucky Passing: Woodson- 63.0%, 3351 Yards, 36 TDs, 10 INTs
Florida State Passing: Weatherford- 58.9%, 1773 Yards, 8 TDs, 1 INTs

Kentucky Rushing: Little- 162 Carries, 861 Yards, 5.3 avg, 3 TDs
Florida State Rushing: Smith- 175 Carries, 663 Yards, 3.8 avg, 3 TDs

Kentucky Receiving: Johnson- 54 Catches, 928 Yards, 17.2 avg, 11 TDs
Florida State Receiving: Fagg- 49 Catches, 707 Yards, 14.4 avg, 5 TDs
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Indiana vs. Oklahoma State
Insight Bowl
5:30 PM ET, December 31, 2007
Sun Devil Stadium , Tempe , AZ

Weather: 63 Degrees, Sunny
Spread: Oklahoma State -6, O/U 70
AA’s Pick: Indiana +6
Announcers: Bob Papa, Sterling Sharpe, Mike Mayock (NFL-N)

Team Leaders

Indiana Passing: Lewis- 60.9%, 2839 Yards, 26 TDs, 10 INTs
Oklahoma State Passing:
Robinson- 59.2%, 2522 Yards, 20 TDs, 8 INTs

Indiana Rushing: Lewis- 137 Carries, 653 Yards, 4.8 avg, 8 TDs
Oklahoma State Rushing:
Savage- 200 Carries, 1172 Yards, 5.9 avg, 8 TDs

Indiana Receiving: Hardy- 74 Catches, 1075 Yards, 14.5 avg, 16 TDs
Oklahoma State Receiving:
Bowman- 61 Catches, 932 Yards, 15.3 avg, 7 TDs
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#15 Clemson vs. #23 Auburn
The Chick-Fil-A Bowl
7:30 PM ET, December 31, 2007
Georgia Dome , Atlanta , GA

Weather: Dome
Spread:
Clemson -3, O/U 45
AA’s Pick:
Clemson -3
Announcers:
Brad Nessler, Bob Griese, Paul Maguire (ESPN)

Team Leaders

Clemson Passing: Harper- 67.0%, 2887 Yards, 27 TDs, 6 INTs
Auburn Passing:
Cox- 58.8%, 1869 Yards, 9 TDs, 12 INTs

Clemson Rushing: Davis- 191 Carries, 992 Yards, 5.2 avg, 9 TDs
Auburn Rushing: Tate-
188 Carries, 856 Yards, 4.6 avg, 7 TDs

Clemson Receiving: Kelly-
84 Catches, 1045 Yards, 12.4 avg, 11 TDs
Auburn Receiving: Smith-
48 Catches, 660 Yards, 13.8 avg, 5 TDs
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“In the history of football I don’t think there’s ever been a pass completed out of bounds.” – Ed Cunningham (Via alienaub)

I heard that one too…..hilarious.

“It’s an exaggeration of sand. Well wet sand.”- Ron Franklin on a FSU player who trains in mud

“Holy Boise, Batman!” – Dave Lamont (Via Anon and Wilmott)

“One of the receivers run by and rubs the defender so the other receiver can run an out cut or a slant without the guy covering him…..”- Ed Cunningham
“Rub is better know as a pick.”- Ron Franklin
“Rubbing offensive guys, that’s what we call it.”- Ed Cunningham

“I would never go out for New Years Eve with this game on. It’s going to be interesting.”- Lou Holtz
“You’re in Bristol, where are you going to go?”- Mark May
“Easy, easy….I’ll save you right now with some other breaking news.”- Rece Davis
“We only work here.”- Mark May
“Cut his mic.”- Rece Davis
“Cut his throat”- Lou Holtz

Whoa Lou….whoa!

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