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Better forget the bowl games
December 14, 2012 - Burt Angeli
The Associated Press college football writer Ralph Russo predicts the area’s college football favorites will be bowl game losers.
Russo, who finished the regular season with 218 right and 51 wrong on his predictions, figures Central Michigan, Michigan, Michigan State, Wisconsin and Notre Dame will all come out on the short end.
Russo’s picks and analysis follow:
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 26
Little Caesars Pizza Bowl Central Michigan (plus 5 1/2) vs. Western Kentucky First bowl for Hilltoppers ... WESTERN KENTUCKY 28-17.
SATURDAY, DEC. 29
Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl Michigan State (plus 2 1/2) vs. TCU In a year full of excruciating losses for Spartans, another ... TCU 17-16
TUESDAY, JAN. 1
Outback Bowl South Carolina (minus 4) vs. Michigan Players to watch: Gamecocks DE Jadeveon Clowney vs. Wolverines OT Taylor Lewan ... SOUTH CAROLINA 24-13.
Rose Bowl Stanford (minus 6 1/2) vs. Wisconsin Power vs. power ... STANFORD 24-18.
MONDAY, JAN. 7
BCS National Championship Notre Dame (plus 7 1/2) vs. Alabama Roll Repeat! ... ALABAMA 21-10.
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