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Miss our first bowl recap? Not to fear … we’ve got you covered with this update.

It’s been a good postseason so far for the PAC 12 – which has seen No. 10 Oregon, No. 17 UCLA, No. 25 Southern California, Washington, Arizona and Oregon State each earn bowl victories.  Meanwhile it’s been a terrible postseason for the MAC – which has dropped all four of its bowl games (including No. 23 Northern Illinois’ disappointing loss to Utah State).

It’s also been a ho-hum year for our founding editor Will Folks (a.k.a. Sic Willie) and his #FITSPick selections.  Heading into the New Year’s Day games Sic has posted a disappointing 9-9 record.

In case you missed it, this website has been outspoken in its coverage leading up to the bowl season – chronicling the dominance of the SEC against other major conferences (here and here).  We also penned a column equating the elevation of unworthy teams to BCS bowls to government welfare.

Seriously … 

Will the SEC rise to the occasion?  So far its teams are 3-0 – but the real tests begin on New Year’s Day, with three of its powerhouses going up against Big Ten opponents.

Here’s a complete rundown of this season’s bowl games (including scores, odds, kickoff times, television coverage and predictions) …

Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl

No. 25 Southern California – 45
(10-4, 6-3 PAC 12)
No. 20 Fresno State – 20
(11-2, 7-1 Mountain West)

Beef O’ Brady’s Bowl

East Carolina – 37
(10-3, 6-2 Conference USA)
Ohio – 20
(7-6, 4-4 MAC)

R+L Carriers Bowl

Louisiana Lafayette – 24
(9-4, 5-2 Sun Belt)
Tulane – 21
(7-6, 5-3 Conference USA)

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

San Diego State – 49
(8-5, 6-2 Mountain West)
Buffalo – 24
(8-5, 6-2 MAC)

Gildan New Mexico Bowl

Colorado State – 48
(8-6, 5-3 Mountain West)
Washington State – 45
(6-7, 4-5 PAC 12)

Sheraton Hawaii Bowl

Oregon State – 38
(7-6, 4-5 PAC 12)
Boise State – 23
(8-5, 6-2 Mountain West)

Line: Beavers by 3
#FITSPick: Boise State 44 Oregon State 38

Little Caeser’s Bowl

Pittsburgh – 30
(6-6, 3-5 ACC)
Bowling Green – 27
(10-3, 7-1 MAC)

Line: Falcons by 4.5
#FITSPick: Bowling Green 49 Pitt 31

S.D. County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl

Utah State – 21
(9-5, 7-1 Mountain West)
No. 23 Northern Illinois -14
(12-2, 8-0 MAC)

Line: Huskies by 1.5
#FITSPick: Northern Illinois 38 Utah State 35

Military Bowl

Marshall – 31
(10-4, 7-1 Conference USA)
Maryland – 20
(7-6, 3-5 ACC)

Line: Herd by 2.5
#FITSPick: Marshall 31 Maryland 20

Texas Bowl

Syracuse – 21
(7-6, 4-4 ACC)
Minnesota – 17
(8-5, 4-4 Big Ten)

Line: Gophers by 4
#FITSPick: Minnesota 23 Syracuse 17

Fight Hunger Bowl

Washington – 31
(9-4, 5-4 PAC 12)
Brigham Young – 16
(8-5) *Independent

Line: Huskies by 3
#FITSPick: BYU 33 Washington 24

New Era Pinstripe Bowl

Notre Dame – 29
(9-4) *Independent
Rutgers – 16
(6-7, 3-5 American)

Kickoff: 12:00 p.m. EST (ESPN)
Line: Irish by 14
#FITSPick: Notre Dame 37 Rutgers 13

Belk Bowl

North Carolina – 39
(7-6, 4-4 ACC)
Cincinnati – 17
(9-4, 6-2 American)

Line: Tar Heels by 2.5
#FITSPick: Cincinnati 38 North Carolina 30

Russell Athletic Bowl

No. 18 Louisville – 36
(12-1, 7-1 American)
Miami – 9
(9-4, 5-3 ACC)

Line: Cardinals by 3
#FITSPick: Louisville 40 Miami 20

Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl

Kansas State – 31
(8-5, 5-4 Big 12)
Michigan – 14
(7-6, 3-5 Big Ten)

Kickoff: 10:15 p.m. EST (ESPN)
Line: Wildcats by 4.5
#FITSPick: Michigan 35 Kansas State 28

Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl

Navy – 24
(9-4) *Independent
Middle Tennessee – 6
(8-5, 6-2 Conference USA)

Line: Midshipmen by 6
#FITSPick: Navy 31, Middle Tennessee 21

Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl

Ole Miss – 25
(8-5, 3-5 SEC)
Georgia Tech – 17
(7-6, 5-3 ACC)

Line: Rebels by 3
#FITSPick: Ole Miss 34 Georgia Tech 20

Valero Alamo Bowl

No. 10 Oregon – 30
(11-2, 7-2 PAC 12)
Texas – 7
(8-5, 7-2 Big 12)

Line: Ducks by 13.5
#FITSPick: Texas 37 Oregon 35

National University Holiday Bowl

Texas Tech – 37
(8-5, 4-5 Big 12)
No. 14 Arizona State – 23
(10-4, 8-1 PAC 12)

Line: Sun Devils by 14
#FITSPick: Texas Tech 45 ASU 42

AdvoCare V100 Bowl

Arizona – 42
(8-5, 4-5 PAC 12)
Boston College – 19
(7-6, 4-4 ACC)

Line: Wildcats by 7.5
#FITSPick: Arizona 35 Boston College 17

Hyundai Sun Bowl

No. 17 UCLA – 42
(10-3, 6-3 PAC 12)
Virginia Tech – 12
(8-5, 5-3 ACC)

Line: Bruins by 7
#FITSPick: Virginia Tech 31 UCLA 30

AutoZone Liberty Bowl

Mississippi State – 44
(7-6, 3-5 SEC)
Rice – 7
(10-4, 7-1 Conference USA)

Line: Bulldogs by 7
#FITSPick: Mississippi State 24 Rice 14

Chick-Fil-A Bowl

No. 21 Texas A&M – 52
(9-4, 4-4 SEC)
No. 24 Duke – 48
(10-4, 6-2 ACC)

Line: Aggies by 11.5
#FITSPick: Texas A&M 44 Duke 21

Taxslayer.com Gator Bowl

Nebraska – 24
(9-4, 5-3 Big 10)
No. 22 Georgia – 19
(8-5, 5-3 SEC)

Line: Bulldogs by 9
#FITSPick: Georgia 31 Nebraska 28

Heart of Dallas Bowl

North Texas – 36
(9-4, 6-2 Conference USA)
UNLV – 14
(7-6, 5-3 Mountain West)

Line: Mean Green by 6.5
#FITSPick: North Texas 45 UNLV 30

Outback Bowl

No. 16 LSU – 21
(10-3, 5-3 SEC)
Iowa – 14
(8-5, 5-3 Big 10)

Line: Tigers by 7
#FITSPick: LSU 45 Iowa 28

Capital One Bowl

No. 9 South Carolina – 34
(11-2, 6-2 SEC)
No. 19 Wisconsin – 24
(9-4, 6-2 Big Ten)

Line: Badgers by 1.5
#FITSPick: South Carolina 41 Wisconsin 33

Rose Bowl

No. 4 Michigan State – 24
(13-1, 8-0 Big 10)
No. 5 Stanford – 20
(11-3, 7-2 PAC 12)

Kickoff: 5:00 p.m. EST (ESPN)
Line: Cardinal by 5.5
#FITSPick: MSU 26 Stanford 24

Tostitos Fiesta Bowl

No. 15 Central Florida – 52
(12-1, 8-0 American)
No. 6 Baylor – 42
(11-2, 8-1 Big 12)

Line: Bears by 16.5
#FITSPick: UCF 33 Baylor 30

AllState Sugar Bowl

No. 11 Oklahoma – 45
(11-2, 7-2 Big 12)
No. 3 Alabama – 31
(11-2, 7-1 SEC)

Line: Tide by 15
#FITSPick: Alabama 52 Oklahoma 21

AT&T Cotton Bowl

No. 8 Missouri – 41
(12-2, 7-1 SEC)
No. 13 Oklahoma State – 31
(10-3, 7-2 Big 12)

Line: Tigers by 1
#FITSPick: Missouri 41 OSU 38

Discover Orange Bowl (Jan. 3 – Miami)

No. 12 Clemson – 40
(11-2, 7-1 ACC)
No. 7 Ohio State -35
(12-2, 8-0 Big Ten)

Line: Buckeyes by 2.5
#FITSPick: Clemson 38 Ohio State 24

BBVA Compass Bowl (Jan. 4 – Birmingham)

Vanderbilt – 41
(9-4, 4-4 SEC)
Houston – 24
(8-5, 5-3 American)

Kickoff: 1:00 p.m. EST (ESPN)
Line: Commodores by 2.5
#FITSPick: Vanderbilt 27 Houston 16

GoDaddy Bowl (Jan. 5 – Mobile)

Arkansas State – 23
(7-5, 5-2 Sun Belt)
Ball State – 20
(10-2, 7-1 MAC)

Line: Cardinals by 7.5
#FITSPick: Ball State 32 Arkansas State 20

BCS National Championship Game (Jan. 6 – Pasadena)

No. 1 Florida State
(13-0, 8-0 ACC)
No. 2 Auburn
(12-1, 7-1 SEC)

Kickoff: 8:30 p.m. EST (ESPN)
Line: Seminoles by 8.5
#FITSPick: FSU 35 Auburn 30

CURRENT CONFERENCE STANDINGS

Sun Belt: 1-0
SEC: 5-1
Pac 12: 6-2
Big 12: 2-1
FBS Independents: 2-1
Mountain West: 3-3
Conference USA: 3-3
ACC: 3-6
American: 1-2
Big Ten: 1-4
MAC: 0-4

#FITSPICK RECORD

18-11