Bowl season takeaways — What we discovered from every sport

Bowl season is lastly upon us! Our reporters are breaking down the most effective of the video games from notable performances, breakout gamers and a lot extra.

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Friday Dec. 16

Hometown Lenders Bahamas Bowl: UAB 24, Miami (Ohio) 20

Junior operating again Jermaine Brown Jr.’s massive day led the way in which as UAB secured a 24-20 victory over Miami (Ohio), giving incoming head coach Trent Dilfer some momentum to construct off heading into 2023. Brown ran 24 instances for 116 yards and two touchdowns to assist the Blazers win with out the companies of FBS-leading rusher DeWayne McBride, who opted out of the sport. Brown’s fourth-down landing run with 1:33 left within the sport put UAB in entrance to remain — the sport’s fourth lead change within the second half. Regardless of shedding the turnover battle (3-0), UAB pulled out the victory with the assistance of six gamers combining for 4 sacks.

— Blake Baumgartner

Duluth Buying and selling Remedy Bowl: No. 24 Troy 18, No. 25 UTSA 12

What a end for Troy first-year head coach Jon Sumrall, closing out a 12-2 season by scoring 18 unanswered factors to beat UTSA on Friday for the Trojans’ eleventh straight win. Troy had simply 153 complete yards and didn’t cross midfield within the first half, however 5 takeaways, together with two interceptions and a pressured fumble on UTSA quarterback Frank Harris, who was sixth within the FBS in passing coming into the sport, was an excessive amount of to beat for the Roadrunners. The Trojans turned the primary group to win a bowl sport with lower than 175 yards of offense since UCLA within the 2002 Las Vegas Bowl towards New Mexico. — Dave Wilson