he Cowboys had Sunday off, giving Jason Garrett a chance to watch some football. Instead of watching just to watch, though, the Dallas coach had a vested interest in the outcome of the Eagles-Seahawks game.
The University of Houston has fired head coach Tony Levine after three seasons.
Levine was 21-17 and led Cougars to two bowls in three-plus seasons after being hired to replace Kevin Sumlin, who left for Texas A&M in 2011.
Green will be in vogue on New Year’s Day at the 79th Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic. No. 8 Michigan State Spartans will face the No. 5 Baylor Bears at 11:45 a.m. at AT&T Stadium in a battle of top teams from the Big Ten and Big 12.
The first-ever New Year’s Six bowl matchup will see (9) Ole Miss take on Big 12 Co-Champion (6) TCU in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl as announced by the College Football Playoff Selection Committee today.