2015 Bowl and CFP Picks

Story posted December 18, 2015 in Sports, CommRadio by Sports Staff

With the regular season wrapped up, it’s time for a record-setting 40 bowl games to begin, in addition to the second year of the new College Football Playoffs. There are plenty of great matchups, which has led to several split picks between out the two-man selection panel of Jeff Jezewski and Tyler Zulli. Check out ComRadio’s 2015 Bowl and CFP Picks:

New Mexico Bowl: Arizona vs. New Mexico

Winner: Arizona (Jezewski and Zulli)

Las Vegas Bowl: Utah vs. BYU

Winner: Utah (Jezewski), BYU (Zulli)

Camellia Bowl: Ohio vs. Appalachian State

Winner: Ohio (Jezewski), Appalachian State (Zulli)

Cure Bowl: Georgia State vs. San Jose State

Winner: Georgia State (Jezewski and Zulli)

New Orleans Bowl: Arkansas State vs. Louisiana Tech

Winner: Arkansas State (Jezewski), Louisiana Tech (Zulli)

Miami Beach Bowl: Western Kentucky vs. South Florida

Winner: Western Kentucky (Jezewski), South Florida (Zulli)

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl: Utah State vs. Akron

Winner: Utah State (Jezewski), Akron (Zulli)

Boca Raton Bowl: Temple vs. Toledo

Winner: Temple (Jezewski and Zulli)

Poinsettia Bowl: Boise State vs. Northern Illinois

Winner: Boise State (Jezewski), Northern Illinois (Zulli)

GoDaddy Bowl: Bowling Green vs. Georgia Southern 

Winner: Bowling Green (Jezewski), Georgia Southern (Zulli)

Bahamas Bowl: Western Michigan vs. Middle Tennessee

Winner: Western Michigan (Jezewski), Middle Tennessee (Zulli)

Hawaii Bowl: Cincinnati vs. San Diego State

Winner: Cincy (Jezewski), SDSU (Zulli)

St. Petersburg Bowl: Marshall vs. University of Connecticut

Winner: Marshall (Jezewski and Zulli)

Sun Bowl: Washington State vs. Miami

Winner: Wash. St (Jezewski), Miami (Zulli)

Heart of Dallas Bowl: Washington vs. Southern Miss

Winner: Washington (Jezewski and Zulli)

Pinstripe Bowl: Duke vs. Indiana

Winner: Duke (Jezewski), Indiana (Zulli)

Independence Bowl: Virginia Tech vs. Tulsa

Winner: Virginia Tech (Jezewski and Zulli)

Foster Farms: UCLA vs. Nebraska

Winner: UCLA (Jezewski and Zulli)

Military Bowl: Navy vs. Pittsburgh

Winner: Navy (Jezewski and Zulli)

Quick Lane Bowl: Minnesota vs. Central Michigan

Winner: Minnesota (Jezewski and Zulli)

Armed Forces Bowl: California vs. Air Force

Winner: Cal (Jezewski and Zulli)

Russell Athletic Bowl: Baylor vs. UNC

Winner: Baylor (Jezewski), UNC (Zulli)

Arizona Bowl: Colorado State vs. Nevada

Winner: Colorado State (Jezewski and Zulli)

Texas Bowl: LSU vs. Texas Tech

Winner: LSU (Jezewski and Zulli)

Birmingham Bowl: Memphis vs. Auburn 

Winner: Memphis (Jezewski), Auburn (Zulli)

Belk Bowl: Mississippi State vs. North Carolina State 

Winner: Miss St. (Jezewski and Zulli)

Music City Bowl: Texas A&M vs. Louisville

Winner: Texas A&M (Jezewski and Zulli)

Holiday Bowl: USC vs. Wisconsin

Winner: USC (Jezewski and Zulli)

Peach Bowl: Florida State vs. Houston

Winner: Florida State (Jezewski and Zulli)

Orange Bowl: Clemson vs. Oklahoma 

Winner: Clemson (Jezewski), Oklahoma (Zulli)

Cotton Bowl: Alabama vs. Michigan State

Winner: Alabama (Jezewski and Zulli)

Outback Bowl: Northwestern vs. Tennessee

Winner:Northwestern (Jezewski and Zulli)

Citrus Bowl: Michigan vs. Florida

Michigan (Jezewski and Zulli)

Fiesta Bowl: Ohio State vs. Notre Dame

Winner: Ohio State (Jezewski and Zulli)

Rose Bowl: Stanford vs. Iowa

Winner: Stanford (Jezewski and Zulli)

Sugar Bowl: Oklahoma State vs. Ole Miss

Winner: Oklahoma State (Jezewski), Ole Miss (Zulli)

Taxslayer Bowl: Georgia vs. Penn State

Winner: Georgia (Jezewski and Zulli)

Liberty Bowl: Arkansas vs. Kansas State

Winner: Arkansas (Jezewski), Kansas State (Zulli)

Alamo Bowl: Oregon vs. TCU

Winner: Oregon (Jezewski),  TCU (Zulli)

Cactus Bowl: West Virginia vs. Arizona State

Winner: West Virginia (Jezewski and Zulli)

National Championship – Clemson over Alabama (Jezewski), Alabama over Oklahoma (Zulli)

About the Contributors

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Tyler Zulli

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

Tyler Zulli is a Senior from Bensalem, Pennsylvania majoring in broadcast journalism. In his four years as a member of ComRadio, Tyler has established himself as a key contributor at the station in many facets. As a broadcaster, Tyler has called games for Penn State in a wide variety of sports, including football, baseball, softball, and men’s and women’s hockey, basketball, soccer and volleyball. He’s also had the ability to call games at the professional level for the State Colleg Spikes, the Short Season A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals. Tyler is also a contributor to ComRadio’s original NFL Draft Show, in both the radio and television aspect of the show. He’s been the producer for the radio portion of the show for the past two years. Along with these, Tyler has hosted or co-hosted a variety of talk shows throughout his time at ComRadio. Currently, he is the co-host of two shows, known as Philly Sports Talk and Philly’s Finest. Tyler is also the host of his own solo show, The Tyler Zulli Show. Upon graduation, Tyler hopes to take his skills achieved through ComRadio into the professional world as a play-by-play announcer.

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Jeff Jezewski

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

Jeff Jezewski is a senior from Nanticoke, PA, aspiring to work professionally in the sports industry. Jeff is currently a production director for ComRadio while also serving as a play-by-play broadcaster and a producer.

In the summer of 2014, Jeff interned with Westwood One in New York City. Jeff served as a live event production intern in his time with the company. In the fall of 2014, he served as an intern for ESPN 1450 in State College.

In the summer of 2015, Jeff acted as a media relations intern for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.

You can contact Jeff at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or follow him on twitter @JeffJezewski13