College Football Bowl Game Wrap-Up
Southern California's disappointing season ends on a down note as the top team in the AP preseason poll got beat 21-7 by Georgia Tech in the Sun Bowl. Tevin Washington snapped a 7-7 tie with a one-yard touchdown run in the third quarter before he found Orwin Smith for a 17-yard TD with 13:11 remaining. The Yellow Jackets rushed for 294 yards on 63 carries and finished the season 7-7 by stopping a seven-bowl losing streak. The Trojans end the year 7-6.
Jordan Rodgers threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score as the Vanderbilt Commodores capped their best season in nearly a century Monday by beating North Carolina State 38-24 in the Music City Bowl. The Commodores finished 9-4 for their best record since going 9-1 in 1915, and it's only the third time the smallest and only private university in the Southeastern Conference has won as many as nine games in a season. They also finished with seven straight wins, their longest streak since winning eight in 1948. N.C. State wrapped up a 7-6 season under interim coach Dana Bible.
Tulsa won the Liberty Bowl as Alex Singleton ran for three touchdowns to lead at 31-17 victory over Iowa State. Singleton's three scores gave him a school-record 24 touchdown runs this season. Trey Watts rushed for 149 yards and the Golden Hurricane erased a 17-7 deficit in posting the second 11-win season in school history.
See other NationalNews news:Vincent Van Gogh's 'Yellow House' Bedroom Recreated, Available to Rent for $10
Ferguson Sued by Justice Department Over Alleged ‘Racial Bias’ in Policing
Two Police Officers Killed in Maryland After Shootout
Department of Justice Announces Suit Against Ferguson, Missouri
Elderly Being Conned into Trafficking Drugs