THIRD ROUND - Bracket 64 Results


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RESULTS - Round of 512

(65) 1982 Georgia - 27
(448) 1993 UCLA - 20
Heisman Trophy winner Herschel Walker caught 2 touchdown passes against a talented UCLA defense featuring linebackers Jamir Miller and Donnie Edwards to help 1982 Georgia advance. Dangerous Bruin wideout J.J. Stokes was largely held in check by Terry Hoage and the rest of the Bulldog secondary, leaving quarterback Wayne Cook without many other options in the passing game.

(321) 1990 Penn State - 16
(192) 1978 Clemson - 22
Craig Fayak kicked 3 field goals for the Nittany Lions, but there was little else to cheer about for Penn State fans. Quarterback Steve Fuller executed the Clemson offense to perfection, completing 7-of-9 passes for 165 yards, and rushed for another 51 yards. Speedy receiver Jerry Butler made the play of the day by taking a short pass from Fuller 88 yards for a touchdown (check out the end zone celebration in the video at about the 1:20 mark!). QB Tony Sacca didn't have near as much success for Penn State. Sacca was just 6-for-20 passing and had 2 turnovers.

(193) 2004 Boise State - 35
(320) 2005 Oklahoma - 24
Unlike the 2007 Fiesta Bowl that matched these two schools in one of the most thrilling bowl games of all time, this game was decided early on. Running back Lee Marks gave Boise State a 14-0 first quarter lead with touchdown runs of 34 and 64 yards on the first two Bronco possessions, and they never looked back. The Boise State offense accumulated nearly 500 yards against the Sooners rebuilding defense. OU quarterback Rhett Bomar, always a class act, was miserable in the game, running the ball a remarkable 20 times for just 33 yards. He also had two costly fumbles. Stud tailback Adrian Peterson, much like the '07 Fiesta Bowl, didn't get the ball enough, mostly because Bomar was a ball hog running the option. Peterson finished with just 13 carries, but tallied 86 yards and 2 touchdowns before leaving with an undisclosed injury late in the third quarter.

(576) 2000 Wisconsin - 17
(64) 1994 Florida State - 35
A good Wisconsin team was no match for 1994 Florida State. Despite having a talented, balanced offense (QB Brooks Bollinger, speedy TB Michael Bennett, WRs Chris Chambers & Lee Evans), Wisconsin couldn't sustain any drives. Derrick Alexander and the loaded 'Nole defense saw to it that every Badger who touched the ball got hit hard. Offensively, FSU didn't blink at Badger talents like DT Wendell Bryant and All American CB Jamar Fletcher. QB Danny Kanell and RB Warrick Dunn simply marched up and down the field, scoring 5 touchdowns.

Bracket Semifinals:
(65) 1982 Georgia vs (192) 1978 Clemson
(64) 1994 Florida State vs (193) 2004 Boise State

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