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WTVA New Year's Day sportscast

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Jan. 1, 2018 Video: WTVA New Year's Day sportscast
Jan. 1, 2018 Tue, 02 Jan 2018 04:27:33 +0000 WTVA New Year's Day sportscast Jan. 1, 2018 WTVA ABC Tupelo, MS the college football bowl season seems to get longer and longer every year, but, there's one thing we can always count on... powerhouse matchups on new year's day..... there are 5 games on the schedule today... that includes the 2 playoff semifinals.... the granddaddy of them all....the rose bowl from pasadena, california was a whale of a game.... first ever meeting between georgia and oklahoma..... with 6 seconds to go in the 2nd quarter, the sooners run a reverse.... cd lamb tosses a two yard touchdown pass to baker mayfield... oklahoma takes a 31-14 lead..... but, georgia's rodrigo blankenship hits a 55 yard field goal right before halftime..... that proved to be key.... the bulldogs tie it at 31 in the 3rd quarter.... first play of the 4th quarter, baker mayfield is intercepted by dominick sanders.... sanders returns it down to the ou 4 yard line.... that sets up a jake fromm touchdown pass to give georgia a 38-31 lead... the sooners tie it at 38 and on the ensuing georgia possession, sony michelle is hit and coughs the ball up...... steven parker recovers the pigskin and returns it 46 yards to the house.... oklahoma back on top 45-38.... the bulldogs wouldn't fold.... less than minute to go..... nick chubb takes the direct snap and scores from 2 yards out.... this one goes to overtime..... they trade field goals in the first overtime.... oklahoma has a kick blocked, and sony michel walks it off with this 27 yard touchdown run.... georgia wins 54-48 in two overtimes.... the bulldogs will play for their first national title in 37 years..... kirby smart: 'we didn't play the way we were capable of, but the best news is we get to play again. i'm really proud of the fight, the resiliency, the seniors and our fanbase.' georgia will face the alabama/clemson winner in the championship game... the crimson tide lead the tigers 24-6 in the 3rd quarter.... the most intriguing non playoff matchup was the chick- fil-a peach bowl between auburn and ucf... the knights were looking to finish the season as major college football's only undefeated team.... ucf headcoach scott frost trying to put an exclamation point on this season before heading off to nebraska..... early 2nd quarter....... tied at 3..... ucf quarterback mckenzie milton avoids pressure and runs 18 yards to paydirt.... game on!!!! knights led 13-6 at the half.... but, auburn comes out on fire in the 3rd quarter.... matthew wright takes the opening kickoff 63 yards to the ucf 26.... two plays later, jarrett stidham finds will hastings for a 26 yard touchdown... that ties it up at 13..... next auburn possession.... kerryon johnson scores from 4 yards out.... tigers take a 7 point lead.... thanks for playing, ucf.... but, the knights don't fold! after tying it up at 20, ucf regains the lead early in the 4th quarter on a 12 yard pass from mckenzie milton to otis anderson.... otis, my man! later in the 4th..... 2 plays after auburn blocks a field goal attempt, jarrett stidham throws a pick 6! chequan burkett returns it 45 yards to the house!!! the knights cap off a 13-0 season by stunning auburn 34-27... gus malzahn: 'we had a lot of negative plays in the first half too. we had a lot of 3rd down and 11 plusses. didn't do a very good job in the running game and i feel that's why we lost.' scott frost: 'we just beat a team that beat two playoff teams and lost to another one by 6 points and we beat them by 7, and auburn's a great team i'm not taking anything away from them. i give them a ton of credit but these guys deserve everything they get and they deserved more than what they god.' lsu took on notre dame at the citrus bowl from soggy orlando...... points hard to come by in the first half.... notre dame's justin yoon drills a 46 yard field goal late in the 2nd quarter.... the irish led 3-0 at the break.... lsu takes a 14-6 lead early in the 4th quarter on danny etling's 2 yard touchdown pass to derrius guice.... notre dame answers..... ian book has enough time to write a book and connects with michael young from 6 yards out.... 2 point conversion is good and the domers tie it up at 14..... lsu kicks a field a field goal to take a 17-14 lead.... with a minute and a half to go, miiles boykin makes the catch of the year.... well, it's a small sample size!!! boykin hauls in book's pass with one hand and races 55 yards for the game winning touchdown irish eyes smiling tonight..... notre dame beats lsu 21-17.... a good one at the outback bowl in tampa between michigan and south carolina.... a re-match of the 2013 game that gave us the famous jadaveon clowney hit! the maze and blue dominate for the better part of 3 quarters, but the gamecocks able to turn the tide.... down 19-9, jake bentley hits bryan edwards from 21 yards out.... the gamecock d then forces a michigan punt and land the kill shot.... bentley finds shy smith for a 53 yard touchdown.... south carolina rallies from 16 down to beat michigan 26-19.... the wolverines turned it over 5 times! there's a look at sports, we're

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