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Ranking 150 Top Players & Best Performances Of The 2018-2019 Bowl Season

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What were the 150 best performance, and who were the top players, of the 2018-2019 bowl season?

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There's still one game to go - and this will be adjusted then. Part stats, part performances, part big plays at the big times, and mostly about who the stars were in each bowl game here are the top performers and best players - so far - of the 2018-2019 bowl season.

150. CB Joejuan Williams, Jr. Vanderbilt

Five tackles, three broken up passes - Baylor 45, Vanderbilt 38, Academy Sports + Outdoors Texas Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Texas Bowl

149. SS Garrett Taylor, Jr. Penn State

Ten tackles with a tackle for loss - Kentucky 27, Penn State 24, VRBO Citrus Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Citrus Bowl

148. WR DeVonta Smith, Soph. Alabama

Six catches for 104 yards and a touchdown - Alabama 45, Oklahoma 34, Capital One Orange Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Orange Bowl

147. WR Justin Jefferson, Soph. LSU

Four catches for 87 yards and two scores - LSU 40, UCF 32, PlayStation Fiesta Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Fiesta Bowl

146. LB Zachery Harris, Sr. Tulane

Game-high tying eight tackles - all solo - 1.5 sacks and three tackles for loss - Tulane 41 Louisiana 24, AutoNation Cure Bowl

145. S Jaquan Johnson Sr. Miami

Game-high 13 tackles - Wisconsin 35, Miami 3, New Era Pinstripe Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the New Era Pinstripe Bowl

144. LB Julian Huff, Sr. Minnesota

Game-high nine tackles, all solo, one sack, one fumble recovery - Minnesota 34, Georgia Tech 10, Quick Lane Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Quick Lane Bowl

143. WR Sidney Davis, Sr. Troy

Four catches for 62 yards and a score, and one run for 20 yards and a touchdown - Troy 42, Buffalo 32, Dollar General Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Dollar General Bowl

142. LB Antonio Jones-Davis, Jr. Northern Illinois

Game-high 11 tackles, one tackle for loss - UAB 37, Northern Illinois 13, Cheribundi Tart Cherry Boca Raton Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl

141. LB Greg Reaves, Jr. USF

Game-high 14 tackles, with a tackle for loss and a quarterback hurry - Marshall 38, USF 20, Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl

140. P Tucker Day, Soph. Mississippi State

Five kicks for 252 yards averaging 50.4 yards per punt, highlighted by a 70-yard bomb - Iowa 27, Mississippi State 22, Outback Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Outback Bowl

139. QB Eli Peters, Soph. Toledo

22-of-38 for 264 yards and three scores, and ran five times for a team-high 43 yards - FIU 35, Toledo 32, Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl

138. RB Keion Davis, Sr. Marshall

14 carries for game-high 94 yards and two scores, four kick returns for 77 yards - Marshall 38, USF 20, Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl

137. PK Cole Tracy, Sr. LSU

4-for-4 field goals - connecting from 24, 28, 28 and 26 yards out - and he hit all four extra points - LSU 40, UCF 32, PlayStation Fiesta Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Fiesta Bowl

136. SS Josh Thomas, Sr. Appalachian State

Eight tackles - all solo - one interception - Appalachian State 45, Middle Tennessee 13, R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the R&L Carriers New Orleans Bowl

135. S Kolby Peel, Fr. Oklahoma State

A game-high nine tackles, eight solo, with a broken up pass - Oklahoma State 38, Missouri 33, AutoZone Liberty Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Liberty Bowl

134. P Blake Gillikin, Jr. Penn State

Five kicks for 256 yards, averaging 51.2 yards per kick including a 71-yard blast - Kentucky 27, Penn State 24, VRBO Citrus Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Citrus Bowl

133. LB Derrick Barnes, Soph. Purdue

Ten tackles, three tackles for loss - Auburn 63, Purdue 14, Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Music City Bowl

132. DE Kendall Coleman, Jr. Syracuse

Three tackles, all three for sacks with an extra quarterback hurry - Syracuse 34, West Virginia 18, Camping World Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Camping World Bowl

131. WR Andre Baccellia, Jr. Washington

12 catches for 109 yards - Ohio State 28, Washington 23, Rose Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Rose Bowl

130. QB Shai Werts, Soph. Georgia Southern

4-of-7, 33 yards, 16 carries for 79 yards and two scores - Georgia Southern 23, Eastern Michigan 21, Raycom Media Camellia Bowl

129. WR Johnathon Johnson, Jr. Missouri

Nine catches for 185 yards and a score - Oklahoma State 38, Missouri 33, AutoZone Liberty Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Liberty Bowl

128. QB Nick Fitzgerald, Sr. Mississippi State

14-of-32 for 152 yards and a score with two picks, and 20 carries for 103 yards and a touchdown

- 5 Thoughts on the Outback Bowl

127. LB Chauncey Gardner-Johnson, Jr. Florida

Five tackles, two interceptions, taking one for a score - Florida 41, Michigan 14, Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl

126. WR Tyler Johnson, Jr. Minnesota

Four catches for 57 yards and two scores - Minnesota 34, Georgia Tech 10, Quick Lane Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Quick Lane Bowl

125. QB Isaiah Green, RFr. Marshall

17-of-25 for 221 yards, and five carries for 36 yards and a score - Marshall 38, USF 20, Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl

124. LB David Woodward, Soph. Utah State

Game-high ten tackles with an interception - Utah State 52, North Texas 13, Gildan New Mexico Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the New Mexico Bowl

123. LB Devin White, Jr. LSU

Eight tackles, all solo, with a broken up pass - LSU 40, UCF 32, PlayStation Fiesta Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Fiesta Bowl

122. CB Jomon Dotson, Sr. Nevada

Tied for a team-high seven tackles with two broken up passes and an interception - Nevada 16, Arkansas State 13 OT, NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl

121. QB Trace McSorley, Sr. Penn State

17-of-33, 246 yards and two scores with a pick, and 19 carries for a team-high 75 yards and a touchdown - Kentucky 27, Penn State 24, VRBO Citrus Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Citrus Bowl

NEXT: Top Bowl Players No. 91 to 120

120. RB Darrynton Evans, Soph. Appalachian State

14 carries for 108 yards, one kick return for 21 yards - Appalachian State 45, Middle Tennessee 13, R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the R&L Carriers New Orleans Bowl

119. QB Nathan Rourke, Jr. Ohio

10-of-22 passes for 206 yards, one touchdown, one pick, nine carries for 44 yards and two scores - Ohio 27, San Diego State 0, Frisco Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the DXL Frisco Bowl

118. CB CJ Henderson, Soph. Florida

Eight tackles, a sack, two tackles for loss - Florida 41, Michigan 14, Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl

117. RB Riley Burt, Jr. BYU

13 carries for 110 yards and a score - BYU 49, Western Michigan 18, Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Famous Idaho Bowl

116. QB J'Mar Smith, Jr. Louisiana Tech

19-of-31 passes for 285 yards and a touchdown with a pick, and seven carries for 21 yards and a touchdown - Louisiana Tech 31, Hawaii 14, Hawai'i Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the SoFi Hawaii Bowl

115. LB Justin Strnad, Jr. Wake Forest

Game-high 11 tackles with a tackle for loss - Wake Forest 37, Memphis 34, Birmingham Bowl
- 5 Thoughts on the Jared Birmingham Bowl

114. DE Chase Winovich, Sr. Michigan

Seven tackles, a sack, three tackles for loss - Florida 41, Michigan 14, Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl

113. QB Justin McMillan, Sr. Tulane

11-of-18, 145 yards, one touchdowns, one pick, ten carries for 72 yards and a score - Tulane 41 Louisiana 24, AutoNation Cure Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the AutoNation Cure Bowl

112. DE Quincy Roche, Soph. Temple

A team-high eight tackles, six solo, with two sacks - Duke 34, Temple 24, Walk-On's Independence Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Walk-On's Independence Bowl

111. LB Juwan Johnson, Sr. TCU

Team-high seven tackles, one tackle for loss, one interception - TCU 10, Temple 7 OT, Cheez-It Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Cheez-It Bowl

110. LB Joe Bachie, Jr. Michigan State

Team-high eight tackles, five solo - Oregon 7, Michigan State 6, Redbox Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Redbox Bowl

109. LB Solomon Matautia, Jr. Hawaii

Game-high ten tackles with a half a tackle for loss - Louisiana Tech 31, Hawaii 14, Hawai'i Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the SoFi Hawaii Bowl

108. CB Tatum Slack, Sr. Buffalo

11 tackles, all solo, and one broken up pass - Troy 42, Buffalo 32, Dollar General Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Dollar General Bowl

107. LB Jordan Kunaszyk, Sr. Cal

14 tackles with an interception - TCU 10, Temple 7 OT, Cheez-It Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Cheez-It Bowl

106. RB Deshawn McClease, Jr. Virginia Tech

13 carries for 102 yards, one catch for eight yards - Cincinnati 35, Virginia Tech 31, Military Bowl Presented By Northrup Grumman

- 5 Thoughts on the Military Bowl

105. RB Cameron Scarlett, Sr. Stanford

22 carries for 94 yards and two scores - Stanford 14, Pitt 13, Hyundai Sun Bowl

104. RB Larry Rountree III, Soph. Missouri

27 carries for 185 yards and a score - Oklahoma State 38, Missouri 33, AutoZone Liberty Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Liberty Bowl

103. FS Corrion Ballard, Sr. Utah

Team-high ten tackles with a sack and 2.5 tackles for loss - Northwestern 31, Utah 20, San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Holiday Bowl

102. LB Josh Ross, Soph. Michigan

Game-high 11 tackles, a sack, two tackles for loss - Florida 41, Michigan 14, Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl

101. FS Deshawn Capers-Smith, Sr. Texas A&M

Tied for a team-high nine tackles with three tackles for loss - Texas A&M 52, NC State 13, TaxSlayer Gator Bowl

100. LB Akeem Davis, Jr. Appalachian State

Game-high ten tackles, half a sack, 1.5 tackles for loss - Appalachian State 45, Middle Tennessee 13, R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the R&L Carriers New Orleans Bowl

99. SS Xavier McKinney, Soph. Alabama

Five tackles, four broken up passes - Alabama 45, Oklahoma 34, Capital One Orange Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Orange Bowl

98. QB Gardner Minshew, Sr. Washington State

35-of-49 for 299 yards and two touchdowns, and six carries for a team-high 16 yards and a score - Washington State 28, Iowa State 26, Valero Alamo Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Alamo Bowl

97. DT Jeffery Simmons, Jr. Mississippi State

Four tackles with a sack and 2.5 tackles for loss - Iowa 27, Mississippi State 22, Outback Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Outback Bowl

96. QB Jake Browning, Sr. Washington

35-54 for 313 yards - Ohio State 28, Washington 23, Rose Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Rose Bowl

95. SS Delvon Randall, Sr. Temple

Seven tackles, all solo, with two tackles for loss and a 52-yard pick six - Duke 34, Temple 24, Walk-On's Independence Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Walk-On's Independence Bowl

94. LB Jeff Allison, Jr. Fresno State

Game-high tying 11 tackles with half a tackle for loss - Fresno State 31, Arizona State 20, Mitsubishi Motors Las Vegas Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Mitsubishi Las Vegas Bowl

93. LB David Long, Jr. West Virginia

A team-high 14 tackles with a quarterback hurry - Syracuse 34, West Virginia 18, Camping World Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Camping World Bowl

92. FS Jake Gervase, Sr. Iowa

Six tackles with three broken up passes and an interception - Iowa 27, Mississippi State 22, Outback Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Outback Bowl

91. WR CeeDee Lamb, Soph. Oklahoma

Eight catches for 109 yards and a score - Alabama 45, Oklahoma 34, Capital One Orange Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Orange Bowl

NEXT: Top Bowl Players No. 61 to 90

90. WR Rondale Moore, Fr. Purdue

11 catches for 94 yards, three carries for ten yards and a score - Auburn 63, Purdue 14, Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Music City Bowl

89. LB Pat Jasinski, Sr. UCF

Game-high ten tackles - LSU 40, UCF 32, PlayStation Fiesta Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Fiesta Bowl

88. RB Eno Benjamin, Soph. Arizona State

23 carries for 118 yards and a score - Fresno State 31, Arizona State 20, Mitsubishi Motors Las Vegas Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Mitsubishi Las Vegas Bowl

87. LB George Helmuth, Fr. Fresno State

Game-high tying 11 tackles with two tackles for loss - Fresno State 31, Arizona State 20, Mitsubishi Motors Las Vegas Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Mitsubishi Las Vegas Bowl

86. LB Evan Croutch, Sr. Ohio

Game-high 11 tackles, 1.5 sacks, 2.5 tackles for loss - Ohio 27, San Diego State 0, Frisco Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the DXL Frisco Bowl

85. QB Nate Stanley, Jr. Iowa

21-of-31 passes for 214 yards and three scores with a pick - Iowa 27, Mississippi State 22, Outback Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Outback Bowl

84. LB TJ Brunson, Jr. South Carolina

A game-high 12 tackles - Virginia 28, South Carolina 0, Belk Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Belk Bowl

83. RB Trestan Ebner, Soph. Baylor

13 carries for 90 yards and a score, and three catches for a game-high 109 yards and a touchdown - Baylor 45, Vanderbilt 38, Academy Sports + Outdoors Texas Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Texas Bowl

82. RB Anthony Jones, Sr. FIU

15 carries for 92 yards and three scores - FIU 35, Toledo 32, Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl

81. DE Rashard Lawrence, Jr. LSU

Five tackles, two sacks, four tackles for loss - LSU 40, UCF 32, PlayStation Fiesta Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Fiesta Bowl

80. WR Nick Easley, Sr. Iowa

Eight catches for 104 yards and two scores - Iowa 27, Mississippi State 22, Outback Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Outback Bowl

79. LB Tyrel Dodson, Jr. Texas A&M

Tied for a team-high nine tackles with a tackle for loss and a 78-yard interception for a touchdown - Texas A&M 52, NC State 13, TaxSlayer Gator Bowl

78. LB La'Mar Winston, Jr. Oregon

Game-high ten tackles with a half a sack and a tackle for loss - Oregon 7, Michigan State 6, Redbox Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Redbox Bowl

77. RB Darrin Hall, Sr. Pitt

16 carries for a game-high 123 yards and a score - Stanford 14, Pitt 13, Hyundai Sun Bowl

76. QB Clayton Thorson, Sr. Northwestern

21-of-30 for 241 yards and two touchdowns with an interception - Northwestern 31, Utah 20, San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Holiday Bowl

75. RB Warren Wand, Sr. Arkansas State

16 carries for a game-high 140 yards - Nevada 16, Arkansas State 13 OT, NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl

74. QB Marcus Childers, Soph. Northern Illinois

22-of-29 for 179 yards and ran 18 times for 35 yards - UAB 37, Northern Illinois 13, Cheribundi Tart Cherry Boca Raton Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl

73. RB Jordan Ellis, Sr. Virginia

26 carries for 106 yards and a score - Virginia 28, South Carolina 0, Belk Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Belk Bowl

72. QB Feleipe Franks, Soph. Florida

13-of-23 for 173 yards and a score, and 14 carries for 74 yards and a touchdown - Florida 41, Michigan 14, Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl

71. QB Eric Dungey, Sr. Syracuse

21-of-30 for 303 yards and a touchdown with two picks, 17 carries for 22 yards - Syracuse 34, West Virginia 18, Camping World Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Camping World Bowl

70. LB Markus Bailey, Jr. Purdue

Game-high 11 tackles with a tackle for loss and a quarterback hurry - Auburn 63, Purdue 14, Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Music City Bowl

69. LB Austin Robinson, Sr. Houston

Team-high 12 tackles, one tackle for loss - Army 70, Houston 14, Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Armed Forces Bowl

68. RB Khari Blasingame, Sr. Vanderbilt

Four carries for 16 yards and two scores, and three catches for a team-high 85 yards and a score - Baylor 45, Vanderbilt 38, Academy Sports + Outdoors Texas Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Texas Bowl

67. RB Gerold Bright, Jr. Utah State

16 carries for a game-high 103 yards and two scores - Utah State 52, North Texas 13, Gildan New Mexico Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the New Mexico Bowl

66. WR Dylan Collie, Sr. BYU

Six catches for 124 yards and two touchdowns - BYU 49, Western Michigan 18, Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Famous Idaho Bowl

65. WR Lynn Bowden, Soph. Kentucky

Game-high five catches for 84 yards, two kick returns for 21 yards, and two punt returns for 68 yards and a touchdown - Kentucky 27, Penn State 24, VRBO Citrus Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Citrus Bowl

64. QB Christian Alexander, Jr. FIU

17-of-26 passes for 209 yards and a score, ran 11 times for 83 yards - FIU 35, Toledo 32, Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl

63. WR Damion Willis, Sr. Troy

13 catches for 101 yards and two touchdowns - Troy 42, Buffalo 32, Dollar General Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Dollar General Bowl

62. RB Travis Etienne, Soph. Clemson

14 carries, 109 yards and a touchdown, a catch for eight yards - Clemson 30, Notre Dame 3, Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic

- 5 Thoughts on the Cotton Bowl

61. RB Patrick Taylor, Jr. Memphis

30 carries, 110 yards, one score, one catch for a one-yard touchdown - Wake Forest 37, Memphis 34, Birmingham Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Jared Birmingham Bowl

NEXT: Top Bowl Players No. 31 to 60

60. QB Ryan Willis, Jr. Virginia Tech

20-of-31 for 219 yards and two scores with a pick, and 12 carries for 33 yards and a touchdown - Cincinnati 35, Virginia Tech 31, Military Bowl Presented By Northrup Grumman

- 5 Thoughts on the Military Bowl

59. LB Drue Tranquill, Sr. Notre Dame

11 tackles, a broken up pass, a quarterback hurry - Clemson 30, Notre Dame 3, Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic

- 5 Thoughts on the Cotton Bowl

58. DE Clelin Ferrell, Jr. Clemson

Four tackles with a sack, a broken up pass, and a recovered fumble - Clemson 30, Notre Dame 3, Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic

- 5 Thoughts on the Cotton Bowl

57. RB Myles Gaskin, Sr. Washington

24 carries for 121 yards and two scores - Ohio State 28, Washington 23, Rose Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Rose Bowl

56. RB Darius Bradwell, Jr. Tulane

35 carries for 150 yards and two scores - Tulane 41 Louisiana 24, AutoNation Cure Bowl

55. WR Olamide Zaccheaus, Sr. Virginia

12 catches for 100 yards and three scores, and one carry for ten yards - Virginia 28, South Carolina 0, Belk Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Belk Bowl

54. QB Dwayne Haskins, Soph. Ohio State

25-of-37, 251 yards, three scores - Ohio State 28, Washington 23, Rose Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Rose Bowl

53. LB Peyton Pelluer, Sr. Washington State

Game-high 11 tackles with a sack and 1.5 tackles for loss with a fumble recovery - Washington State 28, Iowa State 26, Valero Alamo Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Alamo Bowl

52. LB Te'Von Coney, Sr. Notre Dame

16 tackles, half a sack, a quarterback pressure - Clemson 30, Notre Dame 3, Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic

- 5 Thoughts on the Cotton Bowl

51. RB Chuba Hubbard, RFr. Oklahoma State

18 carries for 145 yards and a score, and caught three passes for 35 yards - Oklahoma State 38, Missouri 33, AutoZone Liberty Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Liberty Bowl

50. RB AJ Ouellette, Sr. Ohio

29 carries for 165 yards, and two catches for 33 yards - Ohio 27, San Diego State 0, Frisco Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the DXL Frisco Bowl

49. LB Micah Parsons, Fr. Penn State

Game-high 13 tackles with a quarterback hurry - Kentucky 27, Penn State 24, VRBO Citrus Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Citrus Bowl

48. QB Drew Lock, Sr. Missouri

23-of-38 for 373 yards and three touchdowns, and ran six times for 30 yards - Oklahoma State 38, Missouri 33, AutoZone Liberty Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Liberty Bowl

47. RB Tony Pollard, Jr. Memphis

17 carries for 109 yards and a touchdown, six kick returns for 209 yards and a score - Wake Forest 37, Memphis 34, Birmingham Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Jared Birmingham Bowl

46. LB Ben Burr-Kirven, Sr. Washington

Game-high 11 tackles with a sack and 1.5 tackles for loss - Ohio State 28, Washington 23, Rose Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Rose Bowl

45. LB Malik Clements, Sr. Cincinnati

Game-high 15 tackles with 1.5 sacks - Cincinnati 35, Virginia Tech 31, Military Bowl Presented By Northrup Grumman

- 5 Thoughts on the Military Bowl

44. WR Tyron Johnson, Jr. Oklahoma State

Seven catches for 141 yards and two scores - Oklahoma State 38, Missouri 33, AutoZone Liberty Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Liberty Bowl

43. WR Justyn Ross, Fr. Clemson

Six catches for 148 yards and two scores - Clemson 30, Notre Dame 3, Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic

- 5 Thoughts on the Cotton Bowl

42. WR Hakeem Butler, Jr. Iowa State

Nine catches for 192 yards - Washington State 28, Iowa State 26, Valero Alamo Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Alamo Bowl

41. DE Jaylon Ferguson, Sr. Louisiana Tech

Tied for team-high five tackles with 2.5 sacks - becoming the NCAA's all-time sack leader - with a broken up pass - Louisiana Tech 31, Hawaii 14, Hawai'i Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the SoFi Hawaii Bowl

40. RB David Montgomery, Jr. Iowa State

26 carries for 124 yards and a score, and four catches for 55 yards - Washington State 28, Iowa State 26, Valero Alamo Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Alamo Bowl

39. RB Sewo Olonilua, Jr. TCU

32 carries for 194 yards and a touchdown - TCU 10, Temple 7 OT, Cheez-It Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Cheez-It Bowl

38. QB Sawyer Smith, Soph. Troy

31-of-44, 320 yards, four touchdown passes - Troy 42, Buffalo 32, Dollar General Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Dollar General Bowl

37. RB JaTarvious Whitlow, RFr. Auburn

Seven carries for ten yards and two scores, and one catch for a 66-yard touchdown - Auburn 63, Purdue 14, Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Music City Bowl

36. FS Alohi Gilman, Jr. Notre Dame

Game-high 18 tackles with two broken up passes - Clemson 30, Notre Dame 3, Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic

- 5 Thoughts on the Cotton Bowl

35. LB Sione Takitaki, Sr. BYU

Game-high 19 tackles with a sack - BYU 49, Western Michigan 18, Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Famous Idaho Bowl

34. LB Paddy Fisher, Soph. Northwestern

A game-high 13 tackles with a half a tackle for loss - Northwestern 31, Utah 20, San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Holiday Bowl

33. RB Michael Warren, Soph. Cincinnati

20 carries for 166 yards and two scores and one catch for ten yards - Cincinnati 35, Virginia Tech 31, Military Bowl Presented By Northrup Grumman

- 5 Thoughts on the Military Bowl

32. LB Kenneth Murray, Soph. Oklahoma

Game-high 14 tackles, half a sack - Alabama 45, Oklahoma 34, Capital One Orange Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Orange Bowl

31. PK Tyler Bass, Jr. Georgia Southern

3-for-3 field goals from 50, 35, and the walk-off game-winner from 40 yards out. He also hit both extra points - Georgia Southern 23, Eastern Michigan 21, Raycom Media Camellia Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Raycom Media Camellia Bowl

NEXT: Top 30

30. QB Tyler Johnston, Soph. UAB

17-of-29, 373 yards, four scores, one pick, ten carries for 28 yards - UAB 37, Northern Illinois 13, Cheribundi Tart Cherry Boca Raton Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl

29. SS Jaylinn Hawkins, Jr. Cal

Six tackles with a half a tackle for loss and three interceptions - TCU 10, Temple 7 OT, Cheez-It Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Cheez-It Bowl

28. QB Brock Purdy, Fr. Iowa State

18-of-27 passes for 315 yards and two picks, and ten carries for 46 yards and two scores - Washington State 28, Iowa State 26, Valero Alamo Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Alamo Bowl

27. QB Bryce Perkins, Jr. Virginia

22-of-31 for 208 yards and three scores, and with 15 carries for 81 yards - Virginia 28, South Carolina 0, Belk Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Belk Bowl

26. DE Austin Bryant, Sr. Clemson

Team-high six tackles, two sacks, three tackles for loss, a quarterback hurry - Clemson 30, Notre Dame 3, Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic

- 5 Thoughts on the Cotton Bowl

25. QB Taylor Cornelius, Sr. Oklahoma State

26-of-44 for 336 yards and four scores with two picks, and ran 12 times for 21 yards - Oklahoma State 38, Missouri 33, AutoZone Liberty Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Liberty Bowl

24. LB Josh Allen, Sr. Kentucky

Four tackles, three sacks, a quarterback pressure and a blocked field goal - Kentucky 27, Penn State 24, VRBO Citrus Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Citrus Bowl

23. WR Darius Slayton, Jr. Auburn

Three catches for 160 yards and three scores - Auburn 63, Purdue 14, Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Music City Bowl

22. QB Jordan Love, Soph. Utah State

21-of-43, 359 yards and four touchdowns with a pick with a rushing touchdown - Utah State 52, North Texas 13, Gildan New Mexico Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the New Mexico Bowl

21. QB Jarrett Stidham, Jr. Auburn

15-of-21 for 373 yards and five scores, and a carry for six yards - Auburn 63, Purdue 14, Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Music City Bowl

20. QB Trevor Lawrence, Fr. Clemson

27-of-39, 327 yards, three touchdowns - Clemson 30, Notre Dame 3, Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic

- 5 Thoughts on the Cotton Bowl

19. RB Jonathan Taylor, Soph. Wisconsin

27 carries for 205 yards and a score - Wisconsin 35, Miami 3, New Era Pinstripe Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the New Era Pinstripe Bowl

18. RB Mohamed Ibrahim, RFr. Minnesota

31 carries for 224 yards and two scores - Minnesota 34, Georgia Tech 10, Quick Lane Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Quick Lane Bowl

17. RB Ke'Shawn Vaughn, Jr. Vanderbilt

13 carries for 243 yards and two touchdowns - Baylor 45, Vanderbilt 38, Academy Sports + Outdoors Texas Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Texas Bowl

16. RB Bennie Snell, Jr. Kentucky

26 carries, 144 yards and two touchdowns - Kentucky 27, Penn State 24, VRBO Citrus Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Citrus Bowl

15. RB Trayveon Williams, Jr. Texas A&M

19 carries for 236 yards and two touchdowns - Texas A&M 52, NC State 13, TaxSlayer Gator Bowl

14. WR TJ Rahming, Sr. Duke

12 catches for 240 yards and two scores, two carries for 17 yards, three punt returns for 29 yards - Duke 34, Temple 24, Walk-On's Independence Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Walk-On's Independence Bowl

13. QB Jamie Newman, Soph. Wake Forest

22-of-40 for 328 yards, one score, one pick, 23 carries for 91 yards and three touchdowns including the game-winner with 34 seconds to play - Wake Forest 37, Memphis 34, Birmingham Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Jared Birmingham Bowl

12. DE Willie Baker, Soph. Louisiana Tech

Tied for team-high five tackles with four sacks, all five of his tackles were for loss - Louisiana Tech 31, Hawaii 14, Hawai'i Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the SoFi Hawaii Bowl

11. QB Kyler Murray, Jr. Oklahoma

19-of-37, 308 yards, two touchdowns, and 17 carries for a game-high 109 yards and a score - Alabama 45, Oklahoma 34, Capital One Orange Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Orange Bowl

10. LB James Nachtigal, Jr. Army

Game-high 16 tackles, 3.5 sacks - Army 70, Houston 14, Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Armed Forces Bowl

9. RB Ronnie Rivers, Soph. Fresno State

24 carries, 212 yards, two touchdowns, four catches for 33 yards, one punt return for 41 yards - Fresno State 31, Arizona State 20, Mitsubishi Motors Las Vegas Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Mitsubishi Las Vegas Bowl

8. WR Xavier Ubosi, Sr. UAB

Seven catches for 227 yards and three scores - UAB 37, Northern Illinois 13, Cheribundi Tart Cherry Boca Raton Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl

7. QB Zach Wilson, Fr. BYU

18-of-18 for 317 yards and four scores, ran ten times for 23 yards - BYU 49, Western Michigan 18, Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Famous Idaho Bowl

6. QB Kelvin Hopkins, Soph. Army

3-of-3 for 70 yards, 11 carries for 170 yards and five scores - Army 70, Houston 14, Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Armed Forces Bowl

5. QB Joe Burrow, Jr. LSU

21-of-34, 394 yards and four scores with a pick, and ran nine times for 24 yards - LSU 40, UCF 32, PlayStation Fiesta Bowl

- 5 Thoughts on the Fiesta Bowl

4. QB Charlie Brewer, Soph. Baylor

21-of-34 for 384 yards, two touchdowns, one pick, 16 carries for a team-high 109 yards and a score - Baylor 45, Vanderbilt 38, Academy Sports + Outdoors Texas Bowl

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3. QB Daniel Jones, Jr. Duke

30-of-41, 423 yards, five scores, two interceptions with a rushing touchdown - Duke 34, Temple 24, Walk-On's Independence Bowl

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2. QB Sam Ehlinger, Soph. Texas

19-of-27, 169 yards, 21 carries for 64 yards and three scores - Texas 28, Georgia 21, Sugar Bowl

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1. QB Tua Tagovailoa, Soph. Alabama

24-of-27, 318 yards, four touchdowns, nine rushing yards - Alabama 45, Oklahoma 34, Capital One Orange Bowl

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