Bowl Games Gameday Thread: Saturday, December 26th, 2009

Bowl games, bowl games, and more bowl games today starting early and ending late. Today we have, yes, count 'em, three bowl games. For the early game we have the Little Bowl Caesars which will feature underdog (6-6) Marshall Thundering Herd vs the (9-4) Ohio Bobcats. The second game will be the Meineke Car Care Bowl featuring # 17 ranked (9-3) Pittsburgh Panthers vs the (8-4) North Carolina Tar Heels. And for the final game of the evening we will see The Emerald Bowl which will feature the (8-4) Boston College Eagles vs the (8-4) USC Trojans. All three of these games should be good matchups. Below, we will be taking a look at some of the key players, pro prospects, and their stats.

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MARSHALL THUNDERING HERD VS. OHIO BOBCATS 


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 # 17 PITTSBURGH PANTHERS VS NORTH CAROLINA TAR HEELS

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# 24 USC TROJANS VS BOSTON COLLEGE EAGLES

LITTLE CAESARS BOWL PREVIEW

Key players for the Thundering Herd:

[# 12] Brian Anderson QB 6'3" 217 (Senior):

57.5% Comp, 2561 Yards, 6.7 Yds/Att, 14 TD's.

[# 5] Darius Marshall RB 5'10" 189 (Junior):

207 Attempts, 1054 Yards, 5.1 Yds/Att, 11 TD's

[# 82] Antavious Wilson WR 6'0" 180 (Freshman):

57 Receptions, 706 Yards, 12.4 Avg, 3 TD's

[# 85] Cody Slate TE 6'4" 220 (Senior):

50 Receptions, 607 Yards, 12.1 Avg, 4 TD's

 

Key players for the Bobcats:

[# 3] Theo Scott QB 6'2" 209 (Junior):

58.2% Comp, 2258 Yards, 7.1 Yds/Att, 19 TD's

[# 23] Taylor Price WR 6'1" 212 (Senior):

52 Receptions, 735 Yards, 14.1 Avg, 5 TD's

[# 7] LaVon Brazill WR 5'11" 189 (Junior):

50 Receptions, 689 Yards, 13.8 Avg, 6 TD's

[# 13] Gerald Moore DB 6'1" 191 (Freshman):

6 INT's, 40 Yards

 

MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL PREVIEW

Key players for the Panthers:

[# 11] Bill Stull QB 6'3" 215 (Senior):

64.6% Comp, 2470 Yards, 8.1 Yds/Att, 21 TD's

[# 28] Dion Lewis RB 5'8" 190 (Freshman):

297 Attempts, 1640 Yards, 5.5 Yds/Att, 16 TD's

[# 82] Jonathan Baldwin WR 6'5" 220 (Sophomore):

54 Receptions, 1080 Yards, 20.0 Avg, 8 TD's

[# 2] Dorin Dickerson WR 6'2" 230 (Senior):

45 Receptions, 508 Yards, 11.3 Avg, 10 TD's

 

Key players for the Tar Heels:

[# 13] T.J. Yates QB 6'3" 215 (Junior):

60.4% Comp, 1953 Yards, 6.0 Yds/Att, 12 TD's

[# 8] Greg Little WR 6'3" 220 (Junior):

55 Receptions, 637 Yards, 11.6 Avg, 3 TD's

[# 27] Deunta Williams S 6'2" 205 (Junior):

6 INT's, 114 Yards

[# 16] Kendric Burney CB 5'9" 185 (Junior):

5 INT's. 200 Yards

 

EMERALD BOWL PREVIEW

Key  players for the Trojans:

[# 7] Matt Barkley QB 6'3" 220 (Freshman):

58.4% Comp, 2385 Yards, 7.6 Yds/Att, 13 TD's

[# 4] Joe McKnight RB 6'0" 200 (Junior):

164 Attempts, 1014 Yards, 6.2 Yds/Att, 8 TD's

[# 21] Allen Bradford RB 5'11" 225 (Junior):

98 Attempts, 596 Yards, 6.1 Yds/Att, 8 TD's

[# 18] Damian Williams WR 6'1" 190 (Junior):

58 Receptions, 821 Yards, 14.2 Avg, 6 TD's

[# 86] Anthony McCoy TE 6'5" 255 (Senior):

22 Receptions, 457 Yards, 20.8 Avg, 1 TD

[# 2] Taylor Mays S 6'3" 235 (Senior):

88 Tackles, 1 Fumble Forced, 1 INT

[# 26] Will Harris S 6'1" 200 (Senior):

4 INT's, 64 Yards

 

Key players for the Eagles:

[# 2] Montel Harris RB 5'10" 192 (Sophomore):

285 Attempts, 1355 Yards, 4.8 Yds/Att, 13 TD's

[# 18] Rich Gunnell WR 5'11" 196 (Senior):

54 Receptions, 750 yards, 13.9 Avg, 6 TD's

[# 10] Colin Larmond WR 6'3" 196 (Sophomore):

26 Receptions, 567 Yards, 19.2 Avg, 5 TD's

[# 20] Roderick Rollins CB 6'0" 188 (Senior):

3 INT's, 7 Yards

 

KICKOFF TIMES

LITTLE CAESARS BOWL- 1:00 ET, 10:00 PST

MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL- 4:30 ET, 1:30 PST

EMERALD BOWL- 8:00 ET, 5:00 PST

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