Hello Justin Berendzen (@jrberendzen on Twitter) with my Potato and Frisco Bowl matchup preview both being played on December 21st.
Potato Bowl- University of Wyoming vs Kent State University
Wyoming up against Kent State in the Potato Bowl in Idaho. Wyoming’s offense has senior running back Xazavian Valladay who has 984 rushing yards and 5 touchdowns and sophomore wide receiver Isaiah Neyor has 791 receiving yards and 11 touchdowns. Defensively for the Golden Flashes they have 5th year defensive back Elvis Hines who has 61 tackles, 10 PBUs and 3 interceptions and 5th year linebacker Mandela Lawrence-Burke who holds 77 tackles and 5 PBUs and grad linebacker Marvin Pierre who has 46 tackles and 3.5 TFLs. The Kent State offense has sophomore running back Marquez Cooper who possesses 1,080 receiving yards and 11 touchdowns and redshirt sophomore wide receiver Dante Cephas who has 1,124 receiving yards and 8 touchdowns. Defensively for the Cowboys they have senior linebacker Chad Muma who holds 129 tackles, 7.5 TFLs, and 3 interceptions and junior defensive back CJ Coldon who has 65 tackles,9 PBUs and 4.5 TFLs and junior defensive lineman Cole Godbout who has 60 tackles, 5 TFLs and 4 sacks.
Frisco Bowl- San Diego State University vs University of Texas-San Antonio
The Aztecs are playing the Roadrunners in the Frisco Bowl. The San Diego State offense possesses senior running back Greg Bell who has 990 rushing yards and 8 touchdowns and junior wide receiver Jesse Matthews holds 467 receiving yards and 7 touchdowns. Defensively for the Roadrunners they have senior linebacker Clarence Hicks who has 35 tackles, 16 TFLs and 10 sacks and senior defensive back Antonio Parks who holds 43 tackles, 4 PBUs and 2 interceptions and redshirt sophomore defensive back Ken Robinson who has 34 tackles and 7 PBUs. The UTSA offense has junior wide receiver Zakhari Franklin who has 938 receiving yards and 11 touchdowns and junior wide receiver Joshua Cephus who possesses 793 receiving yards and 6 touchdowns. Defensively for the Aztecs they have junior defensive back Patrick McMorris who has 83 tackles, 8 PBUs and 4 interceptions and junior defensive lineman Cameron Thomas who has 68 tackles, 20.5 TFLs and 11.5 sacks and senior defensive back Tayler Hawkins who holds 57 tackles and 10 PBUs.