2014 Peach Bowl

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2014 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
CFP Bowl Game
47th Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
1 2 3 4 Total
Ole Miss 0 0 0 3 3
TCU 14 14 14 0 42
Date December 31, 2014
Season 2014
Stadium Georgia Dome
Location Atlanta, Georgia
MVP Offensive: TCU QB Trevone Boykin[1]
Defensive: TCU DE James McFarland[1]
Favorite TCU by 4[2]
Referee Jerry Magallanes (ACC)[3]
Attendance 65,706[3]
United States TV coverage
Network ESPN
Announcers Joe Tessitore (play-by-play)
Brock Huard (analyst)
Tim Tebow (analyst)
Shannon Spake (sideline reporter)
Peach Bowl
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The 2014 Peach Bowl was a college football bowl game that was played on December 31, 2014 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia.[4] The 47th Peach Bowl was one of the "New Year's Six" bowl games in the College Football Playoff.[5] It was one of the 2014–15 bowl games that concluded the 2014 FBS football season. The game started at 12:30 PM. It was televised on ESPN and ESPN Deportes, and broadcast on ESPN Radio and XM Satellite Radio.[4]

The 2014 Peach Bowl featured the TCU Horned Frogs of the Big 12 Conference against the Ole Miss Rebels of the Southeastern Conference. TCU defeated Ole Miss by a score of 42–3.[6]

Sponsored by the Chick-fil-A restaurant franchise, the game was officially known as the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl. This was the first time since 2005 that the game was called the Peach Bowl. Between 2006 and 2013 it was known as the Chick-fil-A Bowl.

Teams[edit]

The College Football Playoff Selection Committee selected #6 TCU Horned Frogs and the #9 Ole Miss Rebels to participate in the game. TCU was the Big 12 Conference Co-Champions, while Ole Miss was an at-large team, finishing in 3rd place in the SEC West.

This was the seventh overall meeting between these two teams, with Ole Miss previously leading the series 5–1. The last time these two teams met was in 1983. These two teams have played each other in two bowl games previously, the 1948 Delta Bowl and the 1956 Cotton Bowl.

The Peach Bowl had long been one of the most prestigious non-major bowls. Its inclusion in the College Football Playoff marked its ascendance to major-bowl status.

Ole Miss[edit]

TCU[edit]

Game summary[edit]

Scoring summary[edit]

Scoring summary
Quarter Time Drive Team Scoring information Score
Plays Yards TOP MISS TCU
1 14:00 2 35 0:37 TCU Aaron Green 31-yard touchdown reception from Kolby Listenbee, Jaden Oberkrom kick good 0 7
1 6:23 15 78 5:56 TCU Aaron Green 15-yard touchdown run, Jaden Oberkrom kick good 0 14
2 11:00 11 63 3:50 TCU Josh Doctson 12-yard touchdown reception from Trevone Boykin, Jaden Oberkrom kick good 0 21
2 2:00 TCU Interception returned 0 yards for touchdown by James McFarland, Jaden Oberkrom kick good 0 28
3 13:37 3 34 1:23 TCU Kolby Listenbee 35-yard touchdown reception from Trevone Boykin, Jaden Oberkrom kick good 0 35
3 13:09 1 27 0:08 TCU Josh Doctson 27-yard touchdown reception from Trevone Boykin, Jaden Oberkrom kick good 0 42
4 7:18 4 1 1:50 MISS 27-yard field goal by Gary Wunderlich 3 42
"TOP" = time of possession. For other American football terms, see Glossary of American football. 3 42

Source: [3]

Statistics[edit]

Statistics[3] MISS TCU
First downs 10 24
Plays–yards 64–139 79–423
Rushes–yards 37–19 42–177
Passing yards 120 246
Passing: Comp–Att–Int 11–27–3 27–37–3
Time of possession 25:00 35:00

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Mendez, Carlos (December 31, 2014). "TCU lets it all out in Peach Bowl rout of Ole Miss". star-telegram.com. Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Retrieved January 1, 2015. 
  2. ^ "College Football Lines, NCAA College Football Lines At Bovada Online Sportsbook". Bovada. Archived from the original on December 31, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c d Stats
  4. ^ a b The Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl and the College Football Playoff. Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl.
  5. ^ About the College Football Playoff. ESPN.
  6. ^ "TCU lets it all out in rout of Ole Miss". Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Retrieved 2014-12-31.