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Scouting the bowls, pt. 5 / Jan. 4th - Jan. 7th

  The last of the bowl prospect lists is here, thankfully.  Once we get beyond this hyperinflated schedule of college bowlery, we can get into some deeper discussion on the draft, prospects, needs and all that good stuff that we'll be talking about for the next 8 months or so as we anticipate, realize and look back at the moves of this offseason.  For now, let's just look at what's left on the table.

Boise St. vs. TCU

Tostitos Fiesta Bowl (Jan. 4th - Glendale, AZ), 8:00pm EST, FOX

PREDICTIONBoise St. 13 - TCU 24

Boise St.: Kyle Wilson, CB (3rd-4th)

TCU: Jerry Hughes, DE/OLB (2nd-3rd), Daryl Washington, ILB (3rd-6th), Marsha Newhouse, OG (7th-undrafted)

Iowa vs. Georgia Tech

FedEx Orange Bowl (Jan. 5th - Miami, FL), 8:00pm EST, FOX

PREDICTIONIowa 14 - Ga. Tech 17

Iowa: Bryan Bulaga, OT (1st-2nd), Kyle Calloway, OT (4th-6th), Patrick Angerer, ILB (4th-6th),

Ga. Tech: Derrick Morgan, DE (1st), Jonathan Dwyer*, RB (1st-2nd), Demaryius Thomas, WR (2nd-3rd)

Cent. Michigan vs. Troy

GMAC Bowl (Jan. 6th - Mobile, AL), 7:00pm EST, ESPN

PREDICTIONC. Michigan 37 - Troy 41

C. Mich: Dan LeFevour, QB (3rd-5th), Bryan Anderson, WR (3rd-6th),

Troy: Brandon Lang, OLB (3rd-6th), Levi Brown, QB (4th-6th), Boris Lee, MLB (5th-7th)

Texas vs. Alabama

Citi BCS Championship (Jan. 7th - Pasadena, CA), 8:00pm EST, ABC

PREDICTIONTexas 13 - Alabama 24

Texas: Earl Thomas, S (1st), Sergio Kindle, OLB (1st), Colt McCoy (2nd), Rod Muckelroy, OLB (2nd-3rd), Jordan Shipley, WR (3rd-5th), Adam Ulatoski, OT (4th-7th), Lamarr Houston, DT (5th-undrafted)

Alabama: Rolando McClain, ILB (1st), Terrence Cody, NT (1st-2nd), Javier Arenas, CB (2nd-3rd), Mike Johnson, OG (3rd-5th), Colin Peek, TE (5th-7th), Leigh Tiffin, K (6th-undrafted)