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Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl: Game Info & Prospects to Watch.

Today we take a closer look at a couple of prospects on both sides of the football featured in the Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl!

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: NOV 02 Houston at UCF Photo by Joe Petro/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images


Greetings Faithful! The San Francisco 49ers provided yet another thrilling victory for us on Saturday night against the Los Angeles Rams! A victory on Sunday Night Football against the Seattle Seahawks will see the 49ers as the number one seed in the NFC with home-field advantage throughout the conference playoffs. After these last few seasons, this has been one exciting ride, and let’s hope the best is yet to come!

NCAA Football: Gasparilla Bowl-Temple vs Florida International Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

Until that white-knuckle matchup against Seattle, we have some exciting college football bowl games this week. The fun begins this afternoon in Tampa Bay, Florida, for the Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl featuring the UCF Knights against the Marshall Thundering Herd. This should be a quality battle between two teams capable of putting points on the scoreboard. Below is the game information and a couple of prospects to watch for the 2020 NFL Draft.

How to watch

UCF (9-3) vs Marshall (8-4)
Date: Monday, Dec. 23 | Time: 11:30 a.m. PT
Location: Raymond James Stadium (Tampa Bay, Florida)
Follow: CBS Sports App
Line: UCF -17.5

Prospect Spotlight:

Chris Jackson, CB, No. 3 - Marshall
Height: 6’0” – Weight: 186 lbs.
2019 Stats: 25 total tackles, 17 solo, 1 interception, 11 passes deflected

Chris Jackson has done nothing but produce positive plays during his career at Marshall. In his career, he has 29 deflected passes, which tells you how well he matches up with receivers outside the numbers. There is some concern about his size transitioning to the next level, however watching his tape, Jackson plays a physical brand of football. He is willing to challenge receivers who are physically bigger than him in man to man situations. He also has good speed for the position, and at the catch point, he is going to make a play on every pass thrown in his direction. Jackson is looking like a day three selection with his arrow pointing up.

Gabriel Davis, WR, No. 13 – UCF
Height: 6’3” – Weight: 212 lbs.
2019 Stats: 72 receptions, 1,241 yards, 12 touchdowns, 17.2 AVG.

Gabriel Davis is one of my sneaky, dark horse wide receivers that everyone should get to know as we enter the draft process. The junior out of UCF brings with his superb athleticism and physicality. On tape, Davis has been a mismatch and will often overpower and overwhelm defensive backs at all three levels on the field. Has great straight-line and breakaway speed, and has demonstrated his ability to gain additional yards after the reception. Davis can be dangerous in the open field and can line up on multiple points along the line of scrimmage. Davis has a high motor, with excellent burst and ball-tracking abilities that can take the top off of a defense. The wide receiver class in 2020 is absolutely loaded, and while Davis may not be towards the top of most rankings, he could be a steal later on in the draft. His physicality and ability down the field threat could transition well with further growth as a receiver at the next level.

Who are YOU excited to see in today’s Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl? Please share in the comments below!