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The Big Ten placed 10 teams into the bowls along with Ohio State making the inaugural College Football Playoff. 

The Big Ten's match ups are as follows:

College Football Playoff: Ohio State vs Alabama
Ohio State presents some very interesting problems against Alabama. The Crimson Tide secondary is weak, and Cardale Jones showed his ability to hit the deep ball against Wisconsin.

Cotton Bowl: Michigan State vs Baylor
Can Sparty play ball control against Baylor - that's the key here.

Heart of Dallas Bowl: Illinois vs Louisiana Tech
Illinois made a bowl. They'll be so happy they made a bowl they may not actually show up to play it.

Taxslayer Bowl: Iowa vs Tennessee
Iowa has a shot at a SEC win. These two teams are fairly matched. Whomever makes the least mistakes comes away with it.

Foster Farms Bowl: Maryland vs Stanford
At least Maryland gets to leave the North for a while during winter.

Citrus Bowl: Minnesota vs Missouri
Minnesota will have their hands full with the Mizzou defensive line, but

Pinstripe Bowl: Penn State vs Boston College
Penn State made a bowl game!

Quick Lane Bowl: Rutgers vs North Carolina
Wasn't Rutgers supposed to be the worst team ever?

Outback Bowl: Wisconsin vs Auburn 
Biggest question - can the Badgers overcome that 59-0 performance in the Big Ten Championship game, or will they be embarrassed on national TV again?

Holiday Bowl: Nebraska vs USC 
I like this match up. One last chance to see Ameer Abdullah, Kenny Bell and Randy Gregory. I'm guessing we'll be talking about it a fair amount coming up.

3 reasons Ohio State made the Playoff over Baylor and TCU -
Ohio State is in the College Football Playoff, leaving the pair of Big 12 co-champions on the outside looking in.

The College Football Playoff committee avoided bold choices, and that works fine -
The selection committee didn't do a perfect job, nor did it do anything bold. Everything worked out in the end.

What does Big 12 do after College Football Playoff snubs for Baylor, TCU? - Burnt Orange Nation
The conference once again has some problems. What are the solutions?

Record-tying 10 Big Ten teams make 2014-15 bowl games " Big Ten Network
A Big Ten record-tying 10 teams were selected to a bowl game Sunday, highlighted by Ohio State making the inaugural College Football Playoff.

Illinois to play Louisiana Tech in Heart of Dallas Bowl - The Champaign Room
Illinois will head to Dallas for their first bowl game since 2011.

Minnesota To The 2015 Citrus Bowl: Coach Kill Talks To The Media - The Daily Gopher
Coach Kill says "this is another step forward" for the Gophers.

Urban Meyer playoff selection reaction press conference: Preparing for Alabama - Land-Grant Holy Land
Hours after learning the Buckeyes made it to the Playoffs, Urban Meyer talks about enjoying the Big Ten Championship and preparing early for Alabama.

An extremely early look look at Alabama, Ohio State's Sugar Bowl Playoff semifinal opponent - Land-Grant Holy Land
The Alabama Crimson Tide are the top ranked team in the country, and Ohio State's bowl opponent. We take a very early look at the Crimson Tide.

Alabama opens as 9-point favorites against Ohio State in 2014 College Football Playoff semifinal at the Sugar Bowl - Land-Grant Holy Land
We knew the College Football Playoff semifinal would be a tough test for Ohio State. Now we know how Vegas sees the matchup.

Michigan State Football Bowl Game Confirmed: Baylor in the 2015 Cotton Bowl - The Only Colors
The Spartans will face the Bears on New Year's Day in Dallas.

Rutgers to play North Carolina in 2014 Quick Lane Bowl - On the Banks
Motor City here we come! Yeah, I know, but at least it's indoors.

Maryland football news and notes: Randy Edsall on Foster Farms Bowl matchup with Stanford - Testudo Times
Maryland head coach Randy Edsall spoke Sunday evening about the Terps' Foster Farms Bowl meeting with Stanford.

New York, New York: Penn State to Play Boston College in Pinstripe Bowl - Black Shoe Diaries
We're going bowling! In New York!

College Football Leaders Pay Tribute to Fox - - Nebraska Athletics Official Web Site
On a historic Saturday for college football, two prominent members of the first-ever College Football Playoff (CFP) Committee paused, reflected and shared their warm thoughts about Don Bryant.

Chapman: Money speaks louder than words - The Grand Island Independent: Sports
For the past 10-15 years, it seems Nebraska has identified the root of its football problem as coaching. A significant portion of the fan-base, perhaps spoiled by the 30-plus years of all-time coaching greatness and a top-15 commitment to facilities and budget, are comfortable placing the blame for the Cornhuskers’ decline on the shoulders Frank Solich, Bill Callahan and Bo Pelini — all who have been fired by NU since Tom Osborne finished his remarkable 25-year coaching run in Lincoln.


Big Ten Sunday Recap: Nebraska Huskers Fall To Creighton Blue Jays - BT Powerhouse
A recap of Sunday night's Big Ten action.

Huskers Still Can't Solve Bluejay Puzzle - Corn Nation

After being humbled by one of the best team in the history of Creighton basketball, the Huskers were looking to exact a measure of revenge. The Jays, however, weren't so willing to relinquish their lofty seat, handing the Huskers another loss 65-55.

Damn. This was disappointing. Nebraska has to get some points from people not named Terran Petteway or Shavon Shields. Someone needs to find Walter Pitchford. And Tai Webster - is he ever going to become a real threat?

Anatomy of an Upset: How North Florida beat Purdue - Hammer and Rails
In a game Purdue controlled almost throughout North Florida pulled off a stunner in Mackey Arena.

NJIT 72. Michigan 70. Really. | mgoblog
The stages of a shocking upset are predictable. It starts with amusement. Then it moves to concern about the effects on KenPom or the polls. Then it becomes a mild concern that this might actually become a problem. Then there’s a moment when you realize, "uh oh." And it stops being fun.