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Ohio State (minus 2 1/2) vs. Clemson

Why watch? Sammy Watkins’ speed. Carlos Hyde’s power. Tajh Boyd’s throws. Braxton Miller’s moves.

Pick: OHIO STATE 35-28.

Cotton Bowl

Missouri (minus 1) vs. Oklahoma State

Why watch? It’s just like a BCS game, except it’s on Fox and Gus Johnson is screaming on every play that gains more than 10 yards.

Pick: OKLAHOMA STATE 28-26.

SATURDAY, JAN. 4

BBVA Compass Bowl

Vanderbilt (minus 2) vs. Houston

Why watch? Vanderbilt’s James Franklin could be the next Texas coach.

Pick: HOUSTON 27-23.

Sunday, Jan. 5

GoDaddy.com Bowl

Arkansas State (plus 8 1/2) vs. Ball State

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