Dec. 28 bowl games -- Military, Quick Lane

December 27, 2015

Start the work week right with two intriguing bowl matchups on Dec. 28.

Military Bowl presented by Northrup Grumman

Matchup: Navy-Pittsburgh

Kickoff time: 2:30 p.m. ET

Vegas odds: Navy minus-3

Players to watch

Navy: Keenan Reynolds, 1,077 passing yards, 7 TDs, 1,229 yards rushing, 21 TDs

Pittsburgh: Qadree Ollison, 1,048 yards rushing, 10 TDs


Navy: Reynolds is one of the most dynamic dual-threat athletes in the sport. Is FBS record-holder with 85 rushing touchdowns. 81 rushing yards short from becoming all-time FBS leader in rushing yards for a quarterback. Three touchdowns away from FBS record-holder in career touchdowns. 

Pittsburgh: After starting the season 6-1, Pitt has lost three of its past five games. Three of the Panthers' four overall loses have come by seven points or less. 

Quick Lane Bowl

Matchup: Central Michigan-Minnesota

Kickoff time: 5:00 p.m. ET

Vegas odds: Minnesota minus-5

Players to watch

Central Michigan: Cooper Rush, 3,703 passing yards, 25 TDs

Minnesota: Shannon Brooks, 644 rushing yards, 7 TDs


Central Michigan: CMU has won five of its past six games. Rush has the arm strength to test Minnesota's secondary vertically. 

Minnesota: The Golden Gophers have lost six of its last eight games. They finished with a 5-7 overall record.