Happy New Year!
- Boston College was bowled over Tuesday by Arizona, Rich Thompson writes in the Boston Herald.
- Clemson offensive coordinator Chad Morris says Urban Meyer considered him for a job, plus more Discover Orange Bowl notes from the Charleston Post & Courier's Aaron Brenner.
- Florida State's running backs are relishing the role of being overlooked in the title game, Brendan Sonnone writes in the Orlando Sentinel.
- Maryland linebacker Alex Twine (labrum) and safety Sean Davis (elbow) both underwent surgery Monday, Alex Prewitt notes in the Washington Post.
- The (Syracuse) Post-Standard's Nate Mink grades the Orange after a 7-6 campaign.
- Virginia Tech was knocked out Thursday by UCLA, Mark Giannotto writes in the Washington Post.