THIRD ROUND - Bracket 42 Results


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RESULTS - Round of 512

(42) 2004 Texas - 26
(471) 1998 Nebraska - 20
Texas ended Nebraska's 47-game home winning streak during the 1998 season, and now the Longhorns are ending '98 Nebraska's run in The Greatest Tournament of All Time. The Husker defense managed to slow down Cedric Benson, but Vince Young got loose on a couple of long runs to turn the tide of the game.

(298) 2002 Alabama - 19
(215) 2008 Alabama - 21
Who is the best Alabama coach of the decade, Nick Saban or Dennis Franchione? That argument was settled on the field her in this third round game. Safety Rashad Johnson came up big for the '08 squad, making 8 tackles, a sack, an interception, and 3 passes broken up. Franchione's '02 Tide offense never got in sync thanks in large part to Johnson.

(170) 1984 Washington - 30
(343) 2003 Michigan - 33 (2 OT)
Washington blew a big lead and Michigan completed the come-from-behind victory on a 19-yard touchdown run by Chris Perry in the second overtime. With the Huskies nursing a 17-3 lead early in the third quarter, Hugh Millen threw an ill advised pass while in the grasp that got picked off by Jacob Stewart and returned for a touchdown. That play flipped the momentum of the game and suddenly John Navarre and the offense opened up.

(426) 1997 Washington - 24
(87) 1983 Nebraska - 41
The Nebraska scoring explosion claimed another victim here in the third round. One of the few teams in this tournament still rolling through opponents, the '83 Huskers rolled up 556 yards (401 rushing) and 41 points on the Huskies. Mike Rozier out-rushed his counterpart, Rashaan Shehee, 198 to 72 and scored four touchdowns.

Bracket Semifinals:
(42) 2004 Texas vs (215) 2008 Alabama
(87) 1983 Nebraska vs (343) 2003 Michigan

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