Congratulations to Mississippi State and Southern Miss. Both schools came up with huge wins over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.
Thursday, Dec. 5
College football (6:30-10 p.m., ESPN): The Louisville Cardinals and the Cincinnati Bearcats collide in a game that could have major BCS implications if UCF happens to slip up Saturday against SMU.
Friday, Dec. 6
College football (7-10:30 p.m., ESPN2): Your last chance to catch some MACtion features Northern Illinois looking to bust the BCS with a win against Bowling Green.
Saturday, Dec. 7
College football (7-10:30 p.m., ABC): Florida State looks to clinch a spot in the BCS title game with a win over the surprising Duke Blue Devils.
Sunday, Dec. 8
NFL (7:30-11 p.m., NBC): It's a battle for NFC South supremacy with much on the line when the New Orleans Saints host the Carolina Panthers.
Monday, Dec. 9
NFL (7:30-11 p.m., ESPN): The Chicago Bears host the Dallas Cowboys in a game both teams need to win to keep their playoff hopes alive.
Tuesday, Dec. 10
College basketball (6-8 p.m., ESPN): Catch a top-25 matchup between teams that could be major players come March between the Florida Gators and the Kansas Jayhawks.
Mississippi State is going to a school-record fourth-straight bowl game after winning the Egg Bowl on Thanksgiving night. Southern Miss ended a 23-game losing streak and got the monkey off their back with a win over UAB.