Michigan couldn’t hold onto a late lead and lost to South Carolina 33-28 in the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Florida yesterday afternoon.
In his final game for U-of-M, Denard Robinson ran for 100 yards to set a new NCAA record for quarterbacks rushing with 4,495 career yards.
Devin Gardner went 18-for-25 in the air, throwing for 214 yards, one interception and three touchdowns, while receiver Jeremy Gallon caught nine passes for 145 yards and two scores.
Michigan finishes the season with an 8-and-5 record, while South Carolina ends the year at 11-and-2.
The Stanford Cardinals held on to win the Rose bowl…they beat Wisconsin 20 to 14.
Florida State beat Northern Illinois 31 to 10 in the Orange bowl.
The third-ranked Florida Gators battle the 21st-ranked Louisville Cardinals tonight in the 79th Sugar Bowl at the Superdome in New Orleans.
Florida finished the season 11-and-1 to earn its seventh BCS bowl appearance.
The Gators are 20-and-19 all-time in the postseason.
The Gators have played the Cardinals just twice, with Florida winning home games in 1980 and 1992.
Louisville went 10-and-2 to earn its second BCS bowl in school history.
By: Mike Plourde for Great Lakes Radio Sports