WHO: Bowling Green (8-4) vs. San Jose State (10-2)
WHERE: Washington, D.C.
WHEN/TV: 3 p.m., ESPN
LINE: San Jose State by 7
BUZZ: Both programs are in the midst of turnarounds. In 2010, Bowling Green went 2-10 and San Jose State was 1-12. San Jose State’s quick turnaround cost the school its coach: Mike MacIntyre left for Colorado, leaving defensive coordinator Kent Baer to lead the Spartans against the Falcons.
WHO: Baylor (7-5) vs. UCLA (9-4)
WHERE: San Diego, Calif.
TIME/TV: 9:45 p.m. (ESPN)
LINE: UCLA by 3
BUZZ: This bowl bills itself as “America’s Most Exciting Bowl Game,” and these teams can deliver. Baylor’s offense, led by QB Nick Florence, is first nationally with 578.8 yards per game, and the Bears are fifth in scoring at 44.1 points. UCLA is led by RB Johnathan Franklin and QB Brett Hundley.
The Associated Press