The college bowl season is here! This weekend we get two bowl games to kick things off, with a pair of talented running backs highlighting the Gildan New Mexico Bowl and a clash of MACtion vs stout defense in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl. The fun is about to get started in a big way this bowl season, and we’ll try to cover as much of it as possible right here.
To kick things off here is a brief preview of each bowl game being played Saturday, along with a podcast conversation about each at the bottom.
Gildan New Mexico Bowl
Saturday, December 15, 2012
1 p.m. ET, ESPN
Nevada Wolfpack (7-5, 4-4 MWC) vs. Arizona Wildcats (7-5, 4-5 Pac 12)
The first game on the bowl schedule this season should be a dandy if you are a fan of running backs. This game will feature two of the top running backs in the nation, with Arizona’s Ka’Deem Carey being named first-team All-American by the Associated Press and Nevada’s Stefphon Jefferson being named third-team All-American on Tuesday. Carey ended the...