Latest College Football Bowl Scores For New Year’s, Jan. 1

Latest college football bowl scores on New Year’s Day 2016. Ezekiel Elliott tied a Fiesta Bowl record with 4 touchdowns — Ohio State beat Notre Dame 44-28.

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GLENDALE, Ariz. — Latest and updated college football scores on Friday, 1 January. Bowl wins for Big Ten teams Ohio State and Michigan.

NO. 7 OHIO STATE 44, NOTRE DAME 28

Ezekiel Elliott matched a Fiesta Bowl record with 4 touchdowns, and No. 7 Ohio State beat No. 8 Notre Dame 44-28 in New Year’s Day college football game.

Elliott, who rushed for 149 yards on 27 carries, also took a catch for 30 yards in the win for the Buckeyes (12-1) who failed to make the College Football Playoff after winning the national title in the first edition last year.

According to ESPN Stats & Info, Elliott now has 10 touchdowns in last 3 postseason games — four in Friday’s game today, four against Oregon in the CFP title game and two versus Alabama in the semifinals.

J.T. Barrett went 19 of 31 on completed passes for 211 yards and one touchdown with an interception while running for another 96 yards, and Michael Thomas took seven catches for 72 yards and a touchdown for Ohio State.

However, Buckeyes defensive end Joey Bosa, who is expected to be a top NFL draft pick, received a targeting penalty on Jaylon Smith and was ejected from the game with 5:26 left in the first quarter.

DeShone Kizer completed 22 of 37 passes for 284 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another score for the Fighting Irish (10-3).

Will Fuller had six catches for 113 yards and a touchdown and Josh Adams rushed for 78 yards and a score for Notre Dame, which trailed 28-14 at halftime.

Ohio State coach Urban Meyer grabbed his 50th win in charge of the Big Ten outfits. With the victory in the Fiesta Bowl, Meyer improved his record to 50-4 in his four years in charge.

Meanwhile, in another college football bowl game on New Year’s Day, here in Orlando, Florida, Jake Rudock threw for 278 yards and three touchdowns to lead Michigan to a convincing 41-7 victory over Florida in the Citrus Bowl.

The Wolverines were also solid on defense after holding the Gators outside the end zone for three-quarters and just 273 total yards on offense.

Jehu Chesson took five catches for 118 yards and one touchdown, Drake Johnson caught a TD pass and ran for another score, while Grant Perry also caught a ball for a touchdown in the win for the Wolverines.

De’Veon Smith ran for 109 yards in the win as well.

Treon Harris passed for 146 yards, but threw one interception and was only 8 of 21 on completed passes.

College Football Bowl Games – 
New Year’s Day Box Scores
Friday, Jan. 1

NO. 7 OHIO STATE 44, NOTRE DAME 28
NO. 12 OLE MISS 48, NO. 12 OKLAHOMA STATE 20
NO. 23 TENNESSEE 45, NO. 13 NORTHWESTERN 6
NO. 17 MICHIGAN 41, NO. 19 FLORIDA 7

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