2018 Redbox Bowl

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2018 Redbox Bowl
17th Redbox Bowl
1234 Total
Michigan State 0060 6
Oregon 0007 7
DateDecember 31, 2018
Season2018
StadiumLevi's Stadium
LocationSanta Clara, California
MVPDillon Mitchell (WR, Oregon)[1] & Josiah Scott (CB, Michigan State)[2]
FavoriteOregon by 3[3]
RefereeReggie Smith (Big XII)
Attendance30,212[4]
PayoutUS$3,600,000 [5]
United States TV coverage
NetworkFox
AnnouncersJoe Davis, Brady Quinn and Bruce Feldman
Redbox Bowl
 < 2017 2019

The 2018 Redbox Bowl was a college football bowl game that was played on December 31, 2018 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California, with kickoff at noon PST (3:00 p.m. EST).[6] It was one of the 2018–19 bowl games concluding the 2018 FBS football season. This was the 17th annual edition of a game that has gone by different names, and was known as the Foster Farms Bowl for the previous four years. For 2018 the game was renamed for its new sponsor, the DVD and video game rental company Redbox.[7]

Teams[edit]

The game was played between Michigan State of the Big Ten Conference and Oregon of the Pac-12 Conference.[8] The two teams have met six times previously, with each winning three times.[8]

Oregon Ducks[edit]

Oregon received and accepted a bid to the Redbox Bowl on December 2.[8] The Ducks entered the bowl with a 8–4 record (5–4 in conference).

Michigan State Spartans[edit]

Michigan State received and accepted a bid to the Redbox Bowl on December 2.[8] The Spartans entered the bowl with a 7–5 record (5–4 in conference).

Game summary[edit]

Scoring summary[edit]

Scoring summary
Quarter Time Drive Team Scoring information Score
Plays Yards TOP MSU ORE
3 9:57 12 64 4:59 MSU 34-yard field goal by Matt Coghlin 3 0
3 1:17 8 31 3:30 MSU 34-yard field goal by Matt Coghlin 6 0
4 11:19 6 77 1:40 ORE Dillon Mitchell 28-yard touchdown reception from Justin Herbert, Adam Stack kick good 6 7
"TOP" = time of possession. For other American football terms, see Glossary of American football. 6 7

Statistics[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Spartans 0 0 6 0 6
Ducks 0 0 0 7 7
Statistics MSU ORE
First downs 19 11
Plays–yards 86–331 60–203
Rushes–yards 46–159 27–37
Passing yards 172 166
Passing: Comp–Att–Int 22–40–1 19–33–0
Time of possession 37:15 22:45
Team Category Player Statistics
Michigan State Passing Brian Lewerke 22/40, 172 yds, 1 INT
Rushing LJ Scott 24 car, 84 yds
Receiving Cody White 6 rec, 64 yds
Oregon Passing Justin Herbert 19/33, 166 yds, 1 TD
Rushing CJ Verdell 14 car, 43 yds
Receiving Dillon Mitchell 6 rec, 70 yds, 1 TD

References[edit]

  1. ^ @CFBONFOX (December 31, 2018). "Your Redbox Bowl Offensive MVP: @oregonfootball's Dillon Mitchell" (Tweet). Retrieved December 31, 2018 – via Twitter.
  2. ^ @mattcharboneau (December 31, 2018). "Josiah Scott was named the Redbox Bowl defensive MVP" (Tweet). Retrieved December 31, 2018 – via Twitter.
  3. ^ Fawkes, Ben (December 10, 2018). "Odds for every 2018-19 CFB bowl game". ESPN.com. Retrieved December 18, 2018.
  4. ^ @EmptySeatsPics (December 31, 2018). "Announced crowd of 30,212 for the 2018 RedBox Bowl" (Tweet). Retrieved December 31, 2018 – via Twitter.
  5. ^ "2018 Bowl Schedule". CFP.com. Retrieved December 3, 2018.
  6. ^ "2018-19 College Football Playoff and bowl schedule". ESPN. May 2, 2018. Retrieved July 29, 2018.
  7. ^ Meacham, Jody. "Levi's Stadium picks up sponsor for their annual college bowl game". www.bizjournals.com. Retrieved September 27, 2018.
  8. ^ a b c d http://www.levisstadium.com/2018/12/oregon-to-meet-michigan-state-in-2018-redbox-bowl-at-levis-stadium/

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