Thursday, January 5, 2012

The BCS Fab 4

The Rose Bowl
Oregon 45 - Wisconsin 38

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The Ducks are still mighty! They came within a field goal of playing for the national title, but nonetheless, they win the "Granddaddy of Them All" for the first time since 1917. The Badgers lose the big game for the second year in a row.

The Sugar Bowl
Michigan 23 - Virginia Tech 20 (OT)

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The Wolverines make a triumphant return to prominence! This was their first-ever Sugar Bowl victory and they have now completed the career Grand Slam by winning all 4 majors-- {Rose Bowl: 1901, 1947, 1950, 1964, 1980, 1988, 1992, 1997} {Orange Bowl: 1999} {Fiesta Bowl: 1985} {Sugar Bowl: 2011}-- The Hokies lose a BCS bowl game for the second year in a row.

The Fiesta Bowl
Oklahoma St. 41 - Stanford 38 (OT)

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The Cowboys (not the Cardinal) had all the LUCK!

The Orange Bowl
West Virginia 70 - Clemson 33

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The Mountaineers crush the Tigers giving the Big East a big boost in the respectability meter.

UP NEXT: The (should be) 5th major-- the Cotton Bowl from Cowboys Stadium!

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