SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Chase Garbers threw four touchdown passes and ran for another score, leading California to a 35-20 win over Illinois in the Redbox Bowl. Christopher Brown Jr. ran for 120 yards on 20 carries, and Makai Polk caught five passes for season-high 105 yards as Cal (8-5) won its first bowl game since 2015.
UNDATED (AP) — Florida’s passing game was overshadowed by Lamical Perine as the sixth-ranked Gators won the Orange Bowl. Perine scored on a 61-yard run in the opening minute and carried 13 times for a career-high 138 yards as the Gators topped Virginia, 36-28. He finished with three touchdowns and 181 total yards of offense after entering the game with just 538 yards on the ground this season.
— Louisville rallied from a 14-point deficit by scoring 31 straight to beat Mississippi State, 38-28 in the Music City Bowl.
— Freshman Cory Munson kicked a career-long 52-yard field goal with no time left after a rules review to give Western Kentucky a 23-20 victory over Western Michigan in the First Responder Bowl.
Belk Bowl — Kentucky vs. Virginia Tech
Bank of America StadiumCharlotte, NC
Sun Bowl — Arizona State vs. Florida State
Sun Bowl El Paso, TX
Liberty Bowl — Kansas State vs. Navy
Liberty Bowl Memorial StadiumMemphis, TN
Arizona Bowl — Georgia State vs. Wyoming
Arizona Stadium Tucson, AZ
Alamo Bowl — No. 11 Utah vs. Texas
Alamodome San Antonio, TX