Cristobal, coaches take full blame for Miami's decision to not run out clock
Miami coach Mario Cristobal reiterated Monday that he takes full responsibility for the Hurricanes not taking a knee in the final seconds of their loss to Georgia Tech. That came even as offensive coordinator Shannon Dawson revealed that he actually called the play in which the ball was fumbled away.
Miami Sports Pod: Dolphins win in Tua’s return, Cristobal says Canes need time
On the latest episode of the Miami Sports Pod, Local 10 News’ Sports Director Will Manso discusses the Miami Dolphins win over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday Night Football, breaking the team’s three-game losing streak.
No. 12 Iowa State to face No. 25 Oregon in Fiesta Bowl
25 Oregon in the Fiesta Bowl. All extracurricular activities tied to the Fiesta Bowl were shelved, the sightseeing tours among them. “Our players, to have the opportunity to do the things that would typically be involved in the Fiesta Bowl would be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity," Iowa State offensive coordinator Tom Manning said. You would like to have the full experience of the Fiesta Bowl, but it’s the way that it’s gone this year.”The Fiesta Bowl is the culmination of what coach Matt Campbell has built during five seasons in Ames. We’ve had some great games in the past.”HALL'S IMPACT: Oregon's top priority defensive will be trying to slow Hall.
Oregon holds off USC late, grabs Pac-12 title with 31-24 win
USC reached the Oregon 49, but the Ducks' pass rush prevented Slovis from getting off a Hail Mary. Brown’s first throw for the Ducks was a TD pass to Redd on Oregon’s opening drive. USC earned its spot in the title game by going unbeaten with three late comeback victories along the way. Shough hit Johnson with a 16-yard TD pass in the second quarter before Stepp’s 1-yard TD run capped USC’s 80-yard drive in response. Brown hit Dye with a short TD pass to finish a drive that consumed half of the third quarter.
FIU football team bowl bound
FIU is heading to the St. Pete Bowl on Dec. 20 following an 8-4 regular season. It's the second straight appearance for the Panthers. The Panthers, coached by Mario Cristobal and led by all-purpose threat T.Y. Hilton, defeated Toledo 34-32 in last year's Little Caesars Pizza Bowl. This year's bowl will be televised at 8 p.m. on ESPN.