Phil Steele offers up his picks and score predictions for the second wave of bowl games, including Rutgers-Notre Dame, Oregon-Texas and Miami (FL)-Louisville.
Arkansas St. 51, Middle Tennessee 24
Dwight Dasher threw two touchdowns and rushed for two more as Middle Tennessee stretched its winning streak to seven straight games by beating Southern Mississippi 42-32 in the New Orleans Bowl on Sunday night.
Middle Tennessee 62, W. Kentucky 24
Troy 45, Middle Tennessee 7
Navy's win for the ages was definitely on the mark. But Army's decision to drop a game against Georgia Tech was not.
Middle Tennessee 21, Memphis 7
Brian Brohm threw for a career-high 401 yards and five touchdowns as No. 8 Louisville avoided a major upset by surviving Middle Tennessee 58-42 Thursday night.