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    Wednesday, December 7, 2011

    Bowl Lineup for 2011-2012 Who do you pick?


    December 17, 2011

    Gildan New Mexico Bowl
    Temple (8-4) 37 vs. Wyoming (8-4) 15 Da Geek's Pick: Wyoming; Weezie's Pick: Wyoming +7

    Famous Idaho Potato Bowl
    Ohio (9-4) 24 vs. Utah State (7-5) 23 and Da Geek's Pick: Ohio; Weezie's Pick: Ohio +1.5

    R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
    San Diego State (8-4) 30 vs. La Lafayette (8-4) 32 Da Geek's Pick La Lafayette; Weezie's Pick: La Lafayette +4

    December 20, 2011

    Beef O’ Brady’s Bowl St. Petersburg Bowl
    FIU (8-4) vs. Marshall (6-6) Da Geek's Pick: Marshall Weezie's Pick: Marshall +4

    December 21, 2011

    San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl
    TCU (10-2) vs. La Tech (8-4) Da Geek's Pick: TCU Weezie's Pick: TCU -9 1/2

    December 22, 2011

    MAACO Bowl Las Vegas
    Arizona St. (6-6) vs. Boise St. (11-1) Da Geek's Pick: Boise St. Weezie's Pick: Boise St. -14

    December 24, 2011

    Sheraton Hawaii Bowl
    Nevada (7-5) vs. Southern Miss (11-2) Da Geek's Pick: Southern Miss Weezie's Pick: Southern Miss -8 1/2

    December 26, 2011

    AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl
    Missouri (7-5) vs. UNC (7-5) Da Geek's Pick: UNC Weezie's Pick: N. Carolina +6

    December 27, 2011

    Little Caesars Bowl
    Western Michigan (7-5) vs. Purdue (6-6) Da Geek's Pick: Western Michigan

    Belk Bowl
    Louisville (7-5) vs. NC State (7-5) Da Geek's Pick Louisville

    December 28, 2011

    Military Bowl—Pres. By Northrop Grumman
    Toledo (8-4) vs. Air Force (7-5) Da Geek's Pick Air Force

    Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl
    California (7-5) vs. Texas (7-5) Da Geek's Pick: Texas

    December 29, 2011

    Champs Sports Bowl
    Florida State (8-4) vs. Notre Dame (8-4) Da Geek's Pick: Notre Dame

    Valero Alamo Bowl
    Washington (7-5) vs. Baylor (9-3) Da Geek's Pick: Baylor

    December 30, 2011

    Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl
    BYU (9-3) vs. Tulsa (8-4) Da Geek's Pick: BYU

    New Era Pinstripe Bowl
    Rutgers (8-4) vs. Iowa State (6-6) Da Geek's Pick: Rutgers

    Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl
    Mississippi St. (6-6) vs. Wake Forest (6-6) Da Geek's Pick: Wake Forest

    Insight Bowl
    Iowa (7-5) vs. Oklahoma (9-3) Da Geek's Pick: Oklahoma

    December 31, 2011

    Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas
    Texas A&M (6-6) vs. North Western (6-6) Da Geek's Pick: North Western

    Hyundai Sun Bowl
    Georgia Tech (8-4) vs. Utah (7-5) Da Geek's Pick: Georgia Tech

    AutoZone Liberty Bowl
    Cincinnati (9-3) vs. Vanderbilt (6-6) Da Geek's Pick: Cincinnati

    Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl
    Illinois (6-6) vs. UCLA (6-7) Da Geek's Pick: Illinois

    Chick-fil-A Bowl
    Virginia (8-4) vs. Auburn (7-5) Da Geek's Pick: Virginia

    January 2, 2012

    TicketCity Bowl
    Houston (12-1) vs. Penn State (9-3) Da Geek's Pick: Houston

    Outback Bowl
    Michigan State (10-3) vs. Georgia (10-3) Da Geek's Pick: Michigan State

    Capital One Bowl
    Nebraska (9-3) vs. South Carolina (6-2) Da Geek's Pick: South Carolina

    TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl
    Ohio State (6-6) vs. Florida (6-6) Da Geek's Pick: Florida

    Rose Bowl Game Presented By Vizio
    Wisconsin (11-2) vs. Oregon (11-2) Da Geek's Pick: Wisconsin

    Tostitos Fiesta Bowl
    Stanford (11-1) vs. Oklahoma State (11-1) Da Geek's Pick: OSU

    January 3, 2012

    Allstate Sugar Bowl
    Michigan (10-2) vs. Virginia Tech (11-2) Da Geek's Pick Michigan

    January 4, 2012

    Discover Orange Bowl
    West Virginia (9-3) vs. Clemson (10-3) Da Geek's Pick: West Virgina

    January 6, 2012

    AT&T Cotton Bowl
    Kansas State (10-2) vs. Arkansas (10-2) Da Geek's Pick: Kansas State

    January 7, 2012

    BBVA Compass Bowl
    SMU (7-5) vs. Pittsburgh (6-6) Da Geek's Pick: SMU

    January 8, 2012

    GoDaddy.com Bowl
    Arkansas State (10-2) vs. Northern Illinois (10-3) Da Geek's Pick: Northern Illinois

    January 9, 2012

    AllState BCS Championship Game
    Alabama (11-1) vs. LSU (13-0) Da Geek's Pick: LSU

    6 comments:

    Greg said...

    Why is the Orange Bowl on Wednesday night? How does that make any sense??

    Greg said...
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    wvlawgeek said...

    I wholeheartedly agree that it is an awful night for a Bowl Game. That said I am excited about that opportunity. And I am very hopeful that each of the members of this blog as well as the readers copy and paste the games to their comment and then pick the games. The honorable thing for folks like Orangefan and WVLawCreep to do is to participate in the pickem. I mean as often as they have liked to point out my lackluster performance on the Syracuse game I would think that they would relish the opportunity to teach me how to do it.

    Do they have the guts to put their picks on the line?

    We shall see.

    DaGeek

    weezie said...

    For the first set, I'll take Temple straight up, but Wyoming to cover the 6 1/2 they're getting. Ohio +2 1/2 vs Utah State wins outright as does LA LaFayette +5 vs SD State.

    wvlawgeek said...

    All of my picks are straight up. As the lines change from now till game time I just decided to make all of my picks by December 15th.

    Reasons for the first group of picks: Wyoming is a much better team than folks realize. They can score points in bunches. Young but explosive. Serviceable defense but sometimes also porous. Temple is not Temple has a solid Defense but the don't impress me as a team that can keep pace with Wyoming in terms of scoring points.

    Ohio is a very good Mac team. They can light up a score board and are poised to do just that at their bowl appearance. Utah State is a decent team but will not be able to overcome Ohio's offensive output.

    La Lafayette is playing more or less a home game. I see them winning this game for pretty much that reason.

    wvlawgeek said...

    I pick the Thundering Hurd straight up even though they are getting 4 points, and FIU is playing for the most part a home game. Marshall has some hogs on their defensive front that can stifle the efforts of the FIU offense. I see this game being decided by at most 10 points.

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