MINNESOTA @ GEORGIA TECH - FRIDAY DECEMBER 18
Georgia Tech amassed 306 yards rushing in a 38-21 1st round win over Minnesota. The Jackets got 95 yards from Jonathan Dwyer and 71 from Josh Nesbitt in the win. The Golden Gophers closed the lead to 24-21 early in the fourth quarter, but Tech scored two late touchdowns to seal the verdict.
UCLA @ NEBRASKA - FRIDAY DECEMBER 18
Nebraska held UCLA to 13 first downs in recording an 18-7 win in Lincoln. The Huskers defense was the key as Nebraska managed only 14 first downs of their own. But the big play helped Nebraska. Zac Lee threw a 60-yard touchdown pass to help the cause.
UCONN @ AUBURN - FRIDAY DECEMBER 18
Ben Tate ran for 104 yards as Auburn advanced to the second round with a 29-15 win over the Big East foe. Jordan Todman ran for 112 yards for the Huskies, but the balanced attack of the Tigers was too much. Chris Todd threw for 241 yards in the victory.
TEMPLE @ BOISE STATE - FRIDAY DECEMBER 18
The Broncos remained unbeaten with a 40-16 pasting of the Owls on the Blue Turf. The Boise defense used five turnovers, including three interceptions to slow the Owl offense down. Meanwhile, there wasn't much that Al Golden's defense could do to stop the Broncos. Boise racked up 602 yards on the night.