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South Carolina and Baylor Players Honor Jesus After March Madness Contest

For all of the controversy and scrutiny that has been directed toward Baylor’s athletic program, it would only be fair to give them credit for honoring Jesus.  After their loss to South Carolina in Friday night’s NCAA Sweet Sixteen game, the Bear and Gamecock players joined in a circle and engaged in prayer acknowledging the Majesty of Our Lord Jesus.

(H/T: Ed Uszinsky/ Athletes In Action)


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New Year’s Day College Bowl Predictions

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Gator Bowl

Jacksonville, Florida

42.0  Georgia vs. Nebraska 13.6

Georgia by 3

Heart of Dallas Bowl

Dallas, Texas

30.4 North Texas vs. UNLV (3.8)

North Texas by 7

Capital One Bowl

Orlando Florida

65.5 South Carolina vs. Wisconsin 47.5

South Carolina by 3

Outback Bowl

Tampa, Florida

29.1 LSU  vs. Iowa 25.1

LSU by 7

Rose Bowl

Pasadena, California

80.6 Stanford vs. Michigan State 66.5

Stanford by 3

Fiesta Bowl

Tempe, Arizona

83.0 Baylor vs. UCF 51.5

Baylor by 7

Nine SEC Teams in 2013 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament

Nine SEC Teams in 2013 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament. Vandy, LSU, South Carolina, and Mississippi St. all are hosts.  Gamecocks more than likely must beat in-state rival Clemson, while Miss. St. must overcome Central Arkansas, who beat them in two out of three games earlier in the season.

Roby Final BCS Top 20

After the BCS Champion, bowl teams were ranked according to a formula using using number of wins, if they won their bowl game, and then to a lesser degree, number of winning bowl teams over which teams had been victorious.

Team                                          Record        Bowl Winners Beaten

1. Alabama Crimson Tide  (13-1)                        1

2. Georgia Bulldogs               (12-2)                       4

3. Oregon Ducks                     (12-1)                       4

4. Notre Dame Fightin’ Irish (12-1)                    3

5. Stanford Cardinal             (12-2)                       3

6. Florida St. Seminoles      (12-2)                       3

7. South Carolina Gamecocks (11-2)                3

8. Texas A&M Aggies            (11-2)                       2

9. Clemson Tigers                   (11-2)                       1

10. Louisville Cardinals       (11-2)                       1

11. Utah St. Aggies                 (11-2)                       1

12. San Jose St. Spartans    (11-2)                        1

13. Boise St. Broncos           (11-2)                         1

14. Florida Gators                 (11-2)                         4

15. Kansas St. Wildcats       (11-2)                         3

16.  Oklahoma Sooners         (10-3)                        5

17.  LSU Tigers                        (10-3)                         3

18. Northwestern Wildcats (10-3)                      2

19. Tulsa Golden Hurricanes (11-3)                    2

20T. No. Illinois Huskies          (12-2)                  1

20T.  Vanderbilt Commodores (9-4)                  1

Eddie Lacy Helped the Tide Roll.

Eddie Lacy and Alabama ran through the Notre Dame defense on the opening drive and never looked back in the BCS National Championship Game.

Image by The Washington Post

9 SEC Teams Participating in Holiday Bowl Games

9 SEC Teams Participating in Holiday Bowl Games.  Scheduled listings along with pointspread predictions of all SEC bowl games using RobyRatings (TM).

9 SEC Teams Participating in Holiday Bowl Games

Monday December 31st, 2012

Music City Bowl, Nashville, TN

Vanderbilt Commodores (8-4)   Roby’s Rating: 8.48

North Carolina St. Wolfpack (7-5) Roby’s Rating: 4.80

Prediction:  Vandy by 3

Chik-Fil-A Bowl

Atlanta, GA

LSU Tigers (10-2) Roby’s Rating: 18.28

Clemson Tigers (10-2) Roby’s Rating: 9.96

Prediction:  LSU by 7

Tuesday, January 1st, 2013

Gator Bowl

Jacksonville, FL.

Mississippi State Bulldogs (8-4) Roby’s Rating:  7.80

Northwestern Wildcats (9-3) Roby’s Rating: 4.81

Mississippi St. by 3

Capital One Bowl

Orlando, Fl.

Georgia Bulldogs (11-2)  Roby’s Rating:  12.73

Nebraska Cornhuskers (10-3) Roby’s Rating: 8.33

Georgia by 3

Outback Bowl

Tampa, Fl.

South Carolina Gamecocks (10-2) Roby’s Rating: 10.56

Michigan Wolverines (8-4) Roby’s Rating: 9.55

South Carolina by 1

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Sugar Bowl

New Orleans, LA

Florida Gators (11-1) Roby’s Rating:  10.24

Louisville Cardinals (10-2) Roby’s Rating: 4.18

Florida by 6

Friday, January 4, 2013

Cotton Bowl

Dallas Texas

Texas A&M Aggies (10-2) Roby’s Rating:  13.21

Oklahoma Sooners (10.74) Roby’s Rating: 10.74

Texas A&M by 2

Saturday, January 5, 2013

BBVA Compass Bowl

Birmingham, Al.

Mississippi Rebels (6-6) Roby’s Rating:  6.58

Pittsburgh Panthers (6-6) Roby’s Rating: 7.91

Pitt  by 2

Monday, January 7, 2016

BCS National Championship Game

Miami, Fl.

Eddie Lacy of the Crimson Tide

Eddie Lacy hopes to lead the Alabama Crimson Tide to their second consecutive BCS National Championship

Image by USA Today

Alabama Crimson Tide (12-1) Roby’s Rating:  16.38

Notre Dame Fighting Irish (12-0) Roby’s Rating:  9.22

Alabama by 7

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