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Frosted Flakes: Will You Be Watching The Bowls?

Yes, there’s a lot of them. That just means there’s more college football.

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The bowl selections are out.

There are some very interesting match ups. I’ll do a separate bit on that later as we get closer to the games being played.

For now, though, I want to know -

Will you guys be watching the bowls?

If so, which are you interested in?

I’ll be watching as many as possible. It’s something I do. I love college football. I love the bowls.


Will You Be Watching the Bowl Games

This poll is closed

  • 73%
    (166 votes)
  • 12%
    (28 votes)
  • 14%
    There are too many and the bowls are meaningless.
    (32 votes)
226 votes total Vote Now

Joe Burrow: I wanted to go to Nebraska, but they told me I wasn’t good enough – CollegeFootballTalk

During an interview with ESPN’s Tom Rinaldi in Saturday’s edition of College GameDay, Burrow shared that he really wanted to be a Cornhusker all along.
“I had one offer after my junior year of high school, and it was my dad’s team. I wanted to go to Nebraska,” he said, via 247Sports. “They told me I wasn’t good enough.”

Well, good for Joe. He ended up in a place where he’ll probably win the Heisman Trophy.

We can re-hash this all we want. We all know that hindsight is 20/20. We all know that this kind of stuff is just noise, that it gives that one shitass at the coffee shop just another bit of dried dung to beat you over the head with.

Ignore him. Then leave early and stick a potato in his tail pipe. You carry potatoes with this, don’t you? For this purpose?

Nebraska Huskers Football: Walk-on DB Isaiah Stalbird put his name in the NCAA transfer portal

Nebraska redshirt freshman walk-on DB Isaiah Stalbird has entered his name in the NCAA transfer portal.

QB Andrew Bunch is out there too. Not a surprise. He’s behind two five-star recruits at quarterback. He was in the portal last year as well. I hope he finds what he’s looking for.

Nebraska Recruiting: Table is Set for a Big Final Week | Hail Varsity
Recruiting never stops and it’s easy to miss the top stories day-to-day. Recruiting analyst Greg Smith recaps all things Nebraska recruiting news, analysis and more so you never miss a thing.

Week Five 2019-’20 Big Ten Power Rankings - Buckeyes Rise - BT Powerhouse

Check out BTP's latest Big Ten power rankings.

You don’t really have to guess where Nebraska is, do you?

Newsy Stuff

REPORT: Ricky Rahne To Be Named New Head Coach at Old Dominion - Black Shoe Diaries
Rahne spent the last two years as the Penn State offensive coordinator.

Nick Holt Out as Purdue Defensive Coordinator - Hammer and Rails
Jeff Brohm now needs a new DC going into 2020.

Ohio State’s Justin Fields, Chase Young selected as 2019 Heisman Trophy finalists - Land-Grant Holy Land
LSU quarterback (and former Buckeye) Joe Burrow remains the front-runner.

Bump Elliott Has Passed Away | mgoblog
Beloved halfback, coach and athletic director Chalmers E. “Bump” Elliott died last night at 94.


Minnesota Football: The Gophers are headed to the Outback Bowl - The Daily Gopher
This will be the Gophers’ first New Year’s Day bowl game since 2015


Happy but not satisfied, a hungry Illinois team preps for the Redbox Bowl - The Champaign Room
For the first time since 2014, Illinois is practicing in December.

The 2019 General Sherman Awards For Big Ten Football Excellence - Off Tackle Empire
Also known as The Shermies

Michigan’s Citrus Bowl battle vs. Alabama’s a challenge worth embracing - Maize n Brew
Harbaugh vs. Saban.
The best program of the decade vs. a storied program trying to ascend to the next level.
Two teams with a bad taste in their mouth after losing their last game to a rival.
Michigan offensive coordinator Josh Gattis with something to prove against his former employer, co-workers, and pupils.

Let’s talk ourselves into the Pinstripe Bowl - The Only Colors
Just work with us here

Bowl game conference ties: Replace with RANDOM BIDS - Banner Society
Conference ties are a pain. Merely getting rid of them is not enough.

Lane Goes To Ole Miss

Brett Maher Gets Cut From The Cowboys

Then There’s This

Play sports for a healthier brain: Even football, soccer, hockey athletes have healthier brains -- ScienceDaily
There have been many headlines in recent years about the potentially negative impacts contact sports can have on athletes’ brains. But a new Northwestern University study shows that, in the absence of injury, athletes across a variety of sports -- including football, soccer and hockey -- have healthier brains than non-athletes.

The Rolling Stones at Altamont: Day of the Angels | The Village Voice

In the crush of the amphitheater, my friends and I found a place to sit perhaps a quarter of a mile away from the bandstand. I scanned the crowd with zoom-lens binoculars. The sheer magnitude of the gathering was awesome and, as the day progressed, not a little disquieting. In the main, the audience struck me as benign, passive, and unutterably stoned.

This is from 1969. Oh, those boomers. The “flower child” generation. So stoned. So fucked up on LSD. Somehow they all got old - the ones that didn’t OD anyway - and became their parents. Angry, self-righteous, sure the country is going to hell. You need to read this story.

New Zealand volcano: five dead after White Island eruption | World news | The Guardian
Police in New Zealand have said they do not expect to find any more survivors from a volcanic eruption on White Island that killed at least five people and injured up to 20.

Year(s) in review: Research report reflects on past 12 months, 150 years | Nebraska Today | University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Recent discoveries and innovations from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln — alongside tributes to the research pioneers who have broken fertile ground throughout its 150-year history — grace the newly released 2018-2019 Nebraska Research Report.

Peter Frates, inspiration for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, dies at 34
Peter Frates, the man with Lou Gehrig’s Disease who popularized the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness to ALS, has died at the age of 34.