Remember that all the college football bowl games are de facto exhibition games – that should not dampen your enthusiasm, in fact it is not every year that you get a matchup like the 2012 Fiesta Bowl.
Elite WR Justin Blackmon leads the high-scoring Oklahoma State attack (Icon SMI)
Glendale AZ hosts the Oklahoma State Cowboys and the Stanford Cardinal on Monday January 2 at 8pm ET, and in any other year this would be a fantastic BCSMNC (BCS Mythical National Championship).
Heck, one could well argue that the Cowboys deserved to be in the title game but that nasty loss at Iowa State “left it to the judges”.
Nonetheless, a great consolation prize and a true 3-4 matchup for bragging rights. Two respected coaches leading their alma mater to heights previously not known for the programs. And fans can enjoy the football for football sake. Breakdown and predictions after the yump.
When the Pokes have the ball:
It can be argued that QB Brandon Weeden, WR Justin Blackmon and ...