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LSU's Zach Mettenberger Gets Caught Picking Nose on Sideline

LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger tore his ACL in the Tigers' final game of the regular season, so he is forced to watch his team take on the Iowa Hawkeyes in the Outback Bowl.

When players have too much time on the sideline, things like this can happen. Cameras caught the senior picking his nose and then having a snack.

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Iowa's John Lowdermilk Costs Himself Pick-6 After Dropping Ball Too Early

Iowa's John Lowdermilk made a nice play to pick off LSU quarterback Anthony Jennings and return it 71 yards. However, he cost himself a pick-six by dropping the ball before he crossed the goal line.

Oops.

The blooper wasn't a complete disaster. The Hawkeyes took over at the Tigers' 1-yard line and scored a touchdown a few plays later to get on the board.

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Gator Bowl 2014: Despite Loss, Georgia QB Hutson Mason Looks Ready for the Job

Hutson Mason has been the heir apparent to Aaron Murray since the moment he signed with the Bulldogs in February 2010. He even took a redshirt as a junior in 2012 to give himself one year of separation from Aaron Murray, who was also a junior that season.

He didn't look like a superstar against Nebraska in the TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl, but he certainly looked ready for the job despite some early-game jitters.

One month after leading Georgia to a double-overtime win over Georgia Tech in place of Murray, who tore his ACL the previous week against Kentucky, Mason came out rattled in the 24-19 loss to the Cornhuskers on Wednesday afternoon—as was the case against the Jackets.

Mason again led his team back out of a hole and into a position to win. But this time, his teammates let him down.

Wide receiver Rantavious Wooten and tight end Arthur Lynch, in particular.

Statistically, Mason was on point.

The Marietta, Ga.,-native completed 21 of 40 passes for 320 yards, one touchdown and one interception. 

He was rattled in the pocket early, kept his eyes on the pass rush rather than his receivers and routinely made bad decisions, like throwing a four-yard curl into double coverage on 3rd-and-5 early in the fourth quarter when Michael Bennett was wide open on a corner route.

But then it clicked.

With the Bulldogs down five in the middle of the fourth, he led them down the field and into the red zone, before Wooten dropped a 4th-and-2 pass for a first down after getting rocked by the Nebraska defender. Earlier in the drive, Lynch dropped a 2nd-and-10 pass on the Nebraska 22-yard line.

On Georgia's last drive of the game, Wooten again dropped a pass over the middle on 1st-and-15, and Lynch got stone hands on the final offensive play of the game for the Bulldogs—a 4th-and-3 from the Nebraska 16.

Lynch and Wooten—two seniors—closing out their careers in heartbreaking fashion.

CBS Sports' Tim Brando puts Lynch's drop in perspective.

Gut wrenching drop for Arthur Lynch as Senior TE for the Bulldogs. I'm so happy though for Pelini as he has endured so much this season.

— Tim Brando (@TimBrando) January 1, 2014

Don't blame the loss on Mason. 

Sure, he could have done more early on to prevent the Bulldogs from being in that position to begin with. But he was making just his second career start in sloppy conditions in Jacksonville. He's not going to step in and instantly become an Aaron Murray clone.

Now Georgia knows what his strengths are and, more importantly, what he needs to work on during the offseason. With Clemson looming in the opener and South Carolina in Week 3, that kind of knowledge is power.

 

 

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LSU's Odell Beckham Jr. Makes a One-Handed Catch vs. Iowa

Add this to the other one-handed grabs LSU's Odell Beckham Jr. has made a routine.

The athletic wide receiver stretched out for an incredible catch on the sideline during the Tigers' matchup against Iowa in the Outback Bowl. 

Here's another look at it. 

 

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Mickey Mouse Gets Left Hanging by Jimbo Fisher

Poor Mickey Mouse.

Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher had time to pose for a picture with the cultural icon at Downtown Disney on Tuesday, but he apparently didn't have time to shake his hand after. 

Thanks to Wesley Sinor of AL.com, via LostLettermen.com, for the GIF.

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Nebraska's Quincy Enunwa Scores a 99-Yard Touchdown in the Gator Bowl

It's early in 2014, but we already have the year's longest touchdown reception. Nebraska's Quincy Enunwa caught a 99-yard pass from quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. against Georgia for a new Gator Bowl record.

The touchdown did more than just give the Badgers a comfortable lead against the Bulldogs, though. 

Quincy Enunwa 12th receiving TD of the season. That breaks the Nebraska single-season record, previously set by Johnny Rodgers in 1971.

— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) January 1, 2014

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