DENVER (AP) - Unbothered by the freezing weather, Matt Prater set an NFL record with a 64-yard field goal and Peyton Manning threw four more touchdown passes Sunday, lifting the Denver Broncos to a 51-28 victory over the Tennessee Titans. The temperature was 14 degrees when Prater kicked his record setter to close the first half and pull Denver within 21-20.
(AP) - The Mississippi State Bulldogs are the pick out of the Southeastern Conference to play Rice in the Liberty Bowl on Dec. 31 in Memphis. Liberty Bowl officials made the announcement Sunday night. Bowl officials passed over Vanderbilt who played in Memphis two years ago.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Houston will face Vanderbilt in the BBVA Compass Bowl on Jan. 4 at Legion Field. The bowl game announced the matchup Sunday. Vanderbilt is playing in its third straight bowl game for the first time, all under coach James Franklin.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Isabelle Harrison had 18 points and eight rebounds Sunday to lead Tennessee to a 75-61 victory over Texas. Although the Lady Vols never trailed, they only led 28-27 at halftime and continued their season-long habit of playing better in the second half.
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