THIRD ROUND - Bracket 39 Results


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RESULTS - Round of 512

(90) 1979 Alabama - 23
(423) 1986 Ohio State - 13
Bear Bryant's defense rides again. Cornerback Don McNeal and the rest of the Crimson Tide secondary locked down on Ohio State's All American receiver Cris Carter. Linebacker Thomas Boyd also racked up the tackles while holding Buckeye tailback Vince Workman to just 38 yards.

(346) 2008 Georgia - 21
(167) 2003 Oklahoma - 36
Georgia tailback Knowshon Moreno got his yards (132 yards, 2 touchdowns), but the Bulldogs were let down by their defense against Heisman Trophy winner Jason White and the Sooners. White threw for 345 yards and 3 touchdowns, 2 of which went to Mark Clayton.

(218) 1981 SMU - 30
(295) 1995 Florida State - 34
This may have been an upset according to seed, but in no real way was this an upset. The FSU defense wasn't great in allowing QB Lance McIlhenny and TB Eric Dickerson to each run for over 100 yards, but they have the talent (Reinard Wilson, Andre Wadsworth, Sam Cowart, Darryl Bush, Samari Rolle) to make the Bracket 39 final. Instead it was Warrick Dunn and the Seminole offense carrying the team. Dunn had 68 yards and a touchdown receiving to go along with his 75 yards rushing. WR Andre Cooper had a big day with 9 receptions for 156 yards and 2 touchdowns.

(551) 2008 Pittsburgh - 15
(39) 1981 Clemson - 26
All American linebacker Jeff Davis and the Clemson defense shut down LeSean McCoy and the Pitt offense. Perry Tuttle added an 82-yard touchdown reception from Homer Jordan to add some spice to an otherwise workmanlike effort by the Tigers.

Bracket Semifinals:
(90) 1979 Alabama vs (167) 2003 Oklahoma
(39) 1981 Clemson vs (295) 1995 Florida State

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