No. 19 Iowa vs. No. 22 USC
Pete Ruden, Pregame Editor (32-28): Iowa — Keith Duncan-Groza Award revenge game. Thirteen field goals.
Anna Kayser, Sports Editor (36-24): Iowa — USC couldn’t beat Iowa even with Urban Meyer as the coach.
Robert Read, Assistant Sports Editor (38-22): Iowa — Iowa would’ve made a 16-team playoff.
Pete Mills, Football Reporter (37-23): Iowa — Discovered by the Germans in 1904, they named it San Diaaago.
Kade Overton, DITV Sports Director (0-0): Iowa — Last time the Hawks played in California, they wish Stanford was using a Trojan.
Jon Rawson, DITV Director (41-19): Iowa — This is a fitting matchup, unlike the glove. Does the jury agree?
Jason Brummond, Publisher (40-29): Iowa — *checks notes for Holiday Bowl field goal records*
No. 1 LSU vs. No. 4 Oklahoma
Ruden: LSU — Mic up Coach O.
Kayser: LSU — The Sooners should bureaux themselves into the ground after this one.
Read: LSU — Joe Burrow wasn’t good enough to play at Nebraska. Interesting.
Mills: LSU — Yeah, good luck beating it in New Orleans if it wins this game.
Overton: LSU — Sooner the game is over, the sooner the Oklahoma players can get back to their cousins.
Rawson: LSU — Every time I think of Joe Burrow I wonder where I went wrong in life.
Brummond: LSU — Nebraska… what could have been?
No. 2 Ohio State vs. No. 3 Clemson
Ruden: Ohio State — One of these schools has played at least one team with a pulse.
Kayser: Ohio State — I hate to say it, but I want OSU in the championship. I don’t know why.
Read: Ohio State — *Insert popcorn eating gif*
Mills: Ohio State — Step one: Beat Penn State, Michigan, and Wisconsin back-to-back-to-back. Step two: Move down in rankings.
Overton: Ohio State — The battle of who gets to lose in the championship game.
Rawson: Ohio State — This game is irrelevant for two reasons: Joe & Burrow. Please DM me.
Brummond: Ohio State — Root for the conference.
No. 9 Auburn vs. No. 16 Minnesota
Ruden: Auburn — Auburn is the most random color to name a school after.
Kayser: Minnesota — P.J. Fleck annoys me, but I’m being generous with rooting for Big Ten teams.
Read: — P.J. Fleck is coaching in a stadium that has a boat in it.
Mills: Auburn — Took Minnesota 10 wins to get to the Outback Bowl this year. Very cool, guys!
Overton: Auburn — P.J. Fleck fighting off some Pirates? Now that’s a fight that’s going to be closer than the game.
Rawson: Auburn — Me and Minnesota have one thing in common: our fun doesn’t last very long.
Brummond: Auburn — The dinghy has sprung a leak.
No. 7 Oregon vs. No. 11 Wisconsin
Ruden: Wisconsin — Duck hunting szn.
Kayser: Oregon — Lol, sorry Wisconsin — the above statement does not apply to you.
Read: Wisconsin — Jonathan Taylor is the most under-appreciated player in the country.
Mills: Wisconsin — Wisconsin played two great quarters against OSU, which is actually the best anyone has done all year.
Overton: Wisconsin — Roses are Wisconsin Red, and Oregon Green is the color of the other state plant.
Rawson: Wisconsin — Remember when Justin Herbert was the top QB in the 2019 class? LOL, marry me, Joe Burrow.
Brummond: Wisconsin — Why wasn’t Jonathan Taylor a Heisman finalist?
No. 5 Georgia vs. No. 8 Baylor
Ruden: Georgia — Baylor? More like Fail-or, am I right?*
*I might have used this joke already.
Kayser: Georgia — So close, Georgia. So, so close.
Read: Baylor — Georgia went with Jake Fromm over Justin Fields, which appears to be the wrong decision.
Mills: Baylor — Baylor is back.
Overton: Georgia — The last time a team was scared of Baylor, it had Shawn Oakman as a team captain.
Rawson: Georgia — Baylor is finally in the top 10 in something other than most deplorable NCAA programs. @ Art Briles.
Brummond: Georgia — Top-rated game for fans of defense and low scoring.
No. 9 Alabama vs. No. 17 Michigan
Ruden: Alabama — Roll Tide could also be Tulane’s motto.
Kayser: Michigan — I really don’t know why but I think it would be nice to see Michigan beat Bama.
Read: Alabama — Iowa fans wanted Bama.
Mills: Alabama — I don’t know what to say to the Iowa fans who wanted to play Alabama in the Citrus.
Overton: Alabama — Even the Michigan boosters are cheering for Bama.
Rawson: Alabama — Jim Harbaugh flirts with baristas at Starbucks. I have no reason to say that, but I’d bet on it.
Brummond: Alabama — Bama doesn’t care to be there and still rolls.
No. 13 Penn State vs. No. 15 Memphis
Ruden: Penn State — Drake has 100 cousins out in Memphis, but they don’t play football.
Kayser: Penn State — Congratulations, Penn State. I’m not impartial to rooting for you.
Read: Penn State — We can all be glad that UCF no longer represents the American Conference.
Mills: Penn State — As a reward for your great season, you get to play a Group-of-5 school in Arlington, Texas.
Overton: Penn State — Going to be one of the best catfights we’ve seen since Bhad Bhabie and Woah Vicky.
Rawson: Penn State — Memphis is decent, but Penn State is better. And yes, I’m referring to covering up scandals.
Brummond: Penn State — Big Ten depth, Exhibit A.
No. 6 Florida vs. Virginia
Ruden: Florida — Tim Tebow should still be in the NFL.
Kayser: Florida — Not even a contest. Next.
Read: Florida — Yawn.
Mills: Florida — As a reward for your great season, you get to play a mediocre ACC team that was actually toward the top of the conference.
Overton: Florida — No, we’re not talking about Tim Tebow celebrating his marriage.
Rawson: Florida — Tim Tebow didn’t leave Florida with a bang, but he plans on starting his marriage with one.
Brummond: Florida — Virginia’s first Orange Bowl won’t be a memorable one.
No. 14 Notre Dame vs. Iowa State
Ruden: Iowa State — Now my family can’t be mad at me.
Kayser: Notre Dame — Somehow this seems unfair, but it’s Iowa State, so I’m OK with it.
Read: Notre Dame — Iowa State is the reason people will watch this game.
Mills: Notre Dame — Congrats, Notre Dame! As a reward for your great season, you get to play in the Camping World Bowl.
Overton: Notre Dame — Best part about the Camping World Bowl is that the Iowa State fans can hide in their tents during the entire game.
Rawson: Notre Dame — One of these schools had a culture change recently. The other is Catholic.
Brummond: Notre Dame — At least someone has to lose.
Southern Mississippi vs. Tulane
Ruden: Tulane — “The person who picks these games sucks.” -Everyone on here
Kayser: Southern Mississippi — When I googled this game, baseball was the autofill instead of football. That tells you something.
Read: Tulane — We’re picking this instead of Nebraska’s bowl game?
Mills: Tulane — If Tulane had made the CFP, the championship would’ve been a home game.
Overton: Tulane — Hasn’t Southern Mississippi dealt with enough torturing waves in the past?
Rawson: Tulane — New Orleans in 2005 = Mississippi in 2019.
Brummond: Tulane — What the heck is a green wave?