Bowl Rankings: How Good Were All The Bowl Games? 2021-2022

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Bowl Rankings: How Good Were All The Bowl Games? 2021-2022

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Bowl Rankings: How Good Were All The Bowl Games? 2021-2022

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Bowl Rankings: Classic Bowls

6. Playstation Fiesta Bowl

Oklahoma State 37, Notre Dame 35
Pre-Bowl Matchup Ranking: 11
Post-Bowl Ranking: 2020: 15, 2019: 1

Oh was this good.

The Freemania of the new world of Notre Dame football might have slowed a bit, but it’s fine. Marcus Freeman’s team couldn’t close, but Oklahoma State had a whole lot to do with that.

The Irish were amazing early – getting up 28-7- but the Cowboys kept chipping away until it finished off a run of 30 straight points with three straight Tanner Brown field goals to take the lead for good. Notre Dame roared back with a quick score, but couldn’t get the onside kick in the final moments.

The two teams cranked up 1,056 yards, Notre Dame QB Jack Coan threw for 509 yards and five scores against one of the nation’s best defense, Oklahoma State QB Spencer Sanders exorcised his Big 12 Championship demons with 371 yards and four scores – and a game-high 125 rushing yards, and it turned out to be the perfect lead-in to an all-timer of a Rose Bowl.

Bowl Rankings 2021-2022
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Classic Bowls No. 6No. 5 | No. 4 | No. 3 | No. 2 | No. 1

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