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A Bowl Season to Remember
January 14, 2008
Stealing the show were a coach who went out in style by winning the best game of them all, a longtime assistant who earned a coveted promotion and a quartet of record-setting running backs
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January 14, 2008

A Bowl Season To Remember

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62 Yards that Kevin Smith of Central Florida fell short in his attempt to break the Division I-A single-season rushing record (2,628, by Barry Sanders of Oklahoma State in 1988). Smith (right) ran for 119 yards in the Knights' 10--3 Liberty Bowl loss to Mississippi State.

546 Passing yards for Curtis Painter of Purdue in a 51--48 victory over Central Michigan in the Motor City Bowl, the fourth-highest total in NCAA bowl history.

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