Friday bowl glance

dshirley@macon.comDecember 27, 2013 

Military Bowl

Marshall vs. Maryland

Records: Marshall 9-4, Maryland 7-5

Time (TV): 2:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Of note: Marshall won the Conference-USA East Division title by claiming seven of its eight final regular-season games. … The Terrapins are making their first bowl trip under head coach Randy Edsall.

Texas Bowl

Minnesota vs. Syracuse

Records: Minnesota 8-4, Syracuse 6-6

Time (TV): 6 p.m. (ESPN)

Of note: The Gophers are playing in the Texas Bowl for the second straight season. … The Orange played their first season in the ACC with first-year head coach Scott Shafer.

Fight Hunger Bowl

BYU vs. Washington

Records: BYU 8-4, Washington 8-4

Time (TV): 9:30 p.m. (ESPN)

 

Of note: BYU won five straight games in the middle of the season. … Washington will be coached by quarterback coach Marques Tuiasosopo after head coach Steve Sarkisian left the program to take over at USC.

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