Connor Shaw threw two touchdown passes and South Carolina (No. 9 BCS, No. 10 AP) had six sacks as the Gamecocks shut out the Nebraska (No. 20 BCS, No. 21 AP) in the final three quarters of 30-13 win in the Capital One Bowl on Monday.
Nebraska and AP player of the year Ndamukong Suh shut out Arizona in the Pacific Life Holiday Bowl on Wednesday.
Garrett Gilbert ran for two touchdowns and Texas' defense shut down Taylor Martinez to lead the Longhorns to a 20-13 upset of No. 5 Nebraska on Saturday.