A quick look at all of Tuesday's college football matchups.

A quick look at all of Tuesday's college football matchups.

Rose Bowl: Ohio State (12-1) vs. Washington (10-3), Jan. 1, 5 p.m. Eastern (ESPN)

Line: Ohio State by 6 ½.

Series record: Ohio State leads 8-3.

WHAT'S AT STAKE?

Ohio State's Urban Meyer is ending his coaching career in the 105th edition of the Granddaddy of Them All. The three-time national champion coach leads another powerhouse Buckeyes squad against the Pac-12 champion Huskies, who are in the Rose Bowl for the first time in 18 years.

KEY MATCHUP

Ohio State QB Dwayne Haskins vs. Washington's secondary. The Heisman Trophy finalist could be the first quarterback taken in the NFL draft if he goes pro, but he'll first attempt to figure out the Huskies' stellar collection of defensive backs. Washington already shut down the nation's top passing offense, and now it gets a shot at the second-ranked unit.

PLAYERS TO WATCH

Washington: QB Jake Browning. The four-year starter wraps up his record-setting career with a shot at a signature victory. He has passed for 2,879 yards with 16 touchdowns and 10 interceptions this season.

Ohio State: DT Dre'Mont Jones. He is leaving early for the NFL, but the dominant lineman wouldn't miss the chance to win the Rose Bowl. He has 13 tackles for loss and 8 ½ sacks this season, forming a dominant team with defensive end Chase Young.

FACTS & FIGURES

The Big Ten champ is meeting the Pac-12 champ in the Rose Bowl for the first time in college football's playoff era. ... Ohio State won the Rose Bowl in its most recent trip after the 2009 season, while the Huskies also won the Granddaddy in their most recent trip after the 2000 season. Both schools are making their 15th appearance in the game, but they've somehow never met in Pasadena. ... Ryan Day is the Buckeyes' co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach until after the game, when he formally replaces Meyer as the 25th head coach in program history. ... Haskins has thrown 14 TD passes in the fourth quarter this season, most in the FBS. ... Meyer is 19-2 at Ohio State when he has more than a week to prepare for an opponent. ... Browning is Washington's career leader in yards passing and passing TDs. RB Myles Gaskin is the Huskies' career leader in yards rushing. ... Ohio State won't announce until game time whether LT Thayer Munford is playing through an undisclosed injury. Joshua Alabi is likely to step in if Munford can't go. ... Forecast calls for high winds in Arroyo Seco around kickoff.

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Sugar Bowl: No. 6 Georgia (11-2, No. 5 College Football Playoff) vs. No. 14 Texas (9-4, No. 15 CFP) at New Orleans, Tuesday, 8:45 p.m. EST (ESPN)

Line: Georgia by 12½.

Series record: Texas leads 3-1.

WHAT'S AT STAKE

Texas is trying to cap an impressive season under second-year coach Tom Herman and provide further proof that it's on track to be back among the nation's elite programs. Georgia is out to prove it would have been a better selection for the College Football Playoff, even after losing to Alabama in the SEC championship game.

KEY MATCHUP

Texas' defense vs. Georgia's running game: The Longhorns' defensive front, led by Charles Omenihu, will try to slow down a Georgia running game that's been very productive season. D'Andre Swift has run for 1,037 yards and 10 touchdowns while Elijah Holyfield has been nearly as productive with 956 yards and seven touchdowns.

PLAYERS TO WATCH

Georgia: QB Jake Fromm: He's not mentioned among the nation's great quarterbacks very often, but Fromm has quietly had a very good season. He was excellent against Alabama in the SEC title game, throwing for 301 yards and three touchdowns.

Texas: WR Lil'Jordan Humphrey: The 6-foot-4, 225-pound junior has been a favorite target for quarterback Sam Ehlinger, catching 79 passes for 1,109 yards and nine touchdowns this season.

FACTS & FIGURES

Georgia has the second longest active bowl streak in the country at 22. The Bulldogs trail Virginia Tech, which is at 26. ... Georgia's senior class will be going for its 43rd win on Tuesday. ... Georgia's Fromm has a 23-4 record as the starting quarterback, including an 8-4 record against ranked opponents. ... Georgia is giving up just 18.5 points per game, which ranks 15th nationally. ... Texas has played in nine one-possession games this season and has a 6-3 record in those games. ... Texas' Omenihu has 9 ½ sacks this season, which is the most in the program since 2013. ... Texas safety Caden Sterns has four interceptions this season, which is tied for the most by a true freshman in program history.

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Fiesta Bowl: No. 7 Central Florida (12-0) vs. No. 11 LSU (9-3), Tuesday, 1:15 p.m. Eastern (ESPN)

Line: LSU by 7 1/2.

Series record: First meeting.

WHAT'S AT STAKE

UCF takes a 25-game winning streak into the Fiesta Bowl in its bid for a second straight undefeated season. The Knights proclaimed themselves national champions after last season and will likely do so again with a victory at the Fiesta Bowl. LSU is vying for its first 10-win season since 2013.

KEY MATCHUP

UCF's defense vs. LSU's run game. Nick Brossette and Clyde Edwards-Helaire combined for 1,588 yards and 21 touchdowns for the Tigers this season. UCF was among one of the nation's worst teams against the run, allowing 227.4 yards per game, so the Knights may have to outscore the Tigers to win.

PLAYERS TO WATCH

Central Florida: QB Darriel Mack Jr. The redshirt freshman was thrust into the starting role when two-time AAC player of the year McKenzie Milton suffered a gruesome leg injury in UCF's regular-season finale against South Florida. Mack led a massive comeback against Memphis in the AAC title game, accounting for six TDs while throwing for 348 yards. The Knights will need him to be just as good against the physical Tigers.

LSU: QB Joe Burrow. LSU did not exactly have a prolific passing game this season, but could use Burrow to have a solid game to take pressure off the run game. Burrow threw for 2,500 yards and 12 touchdowns, though he completed only 57 percent of his passes. He did have just four interceptions and got better as the season progressed, completing at least 65 percent in LSU's final three games

FACTS & FIGURES

UCF's winning streak is the fourth-longest in the FBS since 2000, behind Miami (34), Florida State (29) and Alabama (26). ... The Fiesta Bowl is LSU's 50th bowl appearance (25-23-1), good for eighth all-time in the FBS. ... UCF was 24th nationally in scoring defense, allowing 21.3 points per game. ... LSU sophomore safety Grant Delpit is the ninth player in school history to earn consensus All-American honors. ... The Knights have forced a turnover in 31 straight games. Indiana has the nation's second-longest streak at 18 straight games. ... LSU is No. 7 nationally with a turnover margin of plus-12.

Citrus Bowl: No. 13 Penn State (9-3) vs. No. 16 Kentucky (9-3), Tuesday, 1 p.m. Eastern (ABC)

Line: Penn State by 6 1/2.

Series record: Penn State leads 3-2.

WHAT'S AT STAKE

The winner will finish with 10 wins, and that would be significant for Penn State and even more noteworthy for Kentucky, which hasn't done it in 41 years. The Nittany Lions are trying to finish with double-digit wins in three consecutive seasons with the first time since 1980-82. The Wildcats have their best record since going 10-1 in 1977

KEY MATCHUP

Trace McSorley-led Penn State offense that's averaging 424.3 yards and 34.6 points per game against a stingy Kentucky defense anchored by LB Josh Allen, the Southeastern Conference defensive player of the year. The Wildcats have allowed 332.2 yards per game and rank seventh nationally in scoring defense at 16.2.

PLAYERS TO WATCH

Penn State: McSorley, who'll become first Nittany Lions QB to throw a pass in four bowl games, has thrown for 2,284 yards and 16 touchdowns vs. six interceptions. RB Miles Sanders has averaged nearly 6 yards per carry on the way to rushing for 1,223 yards and nine TDs.

Kentucky: Allen led the SEC with 18 1/2 tackles for loss, including 14 sacks, which rank third nationally and are a school single-season record. RB Benny Snell Jr. rushed for 1,305 yards and 14 TDs to become one of two players in SEC history to run for 1,000 yards and scored at least 12 TDs in each of his first three seasons in college. The other is Herschel Walker.

FACTS & FIGURES

Penn State is making its 49th bowl appearance, 25th in a New Year's game. ... Kentucky is in a New Year's Bowl for the fourth time. The Tim Couch-led Wildcats faced Penn State in the Outback Bowl on Jan. 1, 1999, losing 26-14.

Outback Bowl: Iowa (8-4) vs. Mississippi State (8-4), Tuesday, noon, Eastern (ESPN2)

Line: Mississippi State by 7.

Series record: first meeting.

WHAT'S AT STAKE

The No. 18 Mississippi State Bulldogs have a shot at their biggest bowl win since they beat Michigan in the Gator Bowl eight years ago. They have a chance to finish in the Top 25 for the third time in five years. The Hawkeyes are seeking their biggest bowl win since the 2009 season, when they beat Georgia Tech in the Orange Bowl. With a victory they would likely finish in the Top 25 for only the second time in the past nine seasons.

KEY MATCHUP

The Bulldogs' Nick Fitzgerald broke Tim Tebow's Southeastern Conference record for most career yards rushing by a quarterback. He has 3,504, and this year he has rushed for 1,018 yards and 12 TDs. Iowa ranks seventh in the nation in total defense and is led by first-team All-Big Ten DE A.J. Epenesa and second-team DE Anthony Nelson.

PLAYERS TO WATCH

Mississippi State: Second-team All-America DE Montez Sweat ranks second in the SEC with 11 sacks and has 13 1/2 tackles for a loss.

Iowa: Second-team All-American T.J. Hockenson, who won the John Mackey Award as the nation's best tight end, has 46 receptions for 717 yards and six touchdowns.

FACTS & FIGURES

All of the Bulldogs' losses came against teams in the top 15. ... Mississippi State has played only one game decided by less than 14 points. ... The Bulldogs are 9-2 in their past 11 bowl games. ... The Bulldogs lead the nation with a scoring defense average of 12.0 points. They've held seven teams to 10 points or less. ... They lead the SEC in total defense, pass defense, pass defense efficiency and opponent third down conversion percentage. ... Second-team All-America S Johnathan Abram leads Mississippi State in tackles with 93. ... The Bulldogs' Stephen Guidry averaged 21.6 yards on 18 catches with three scores. ... Joe Moorhead is wrapping up his first year as coach of the Bulldogs. He was Penn State's offensive coordinator in 2016-17 and his teams beat Iowa twice. ... Hawkeyes are 2-3 in the Outback Bowl. They're in a bowl for the 17th time in the past 18 years. ... Iowa is tied for third in the nation with 18 interceptions. ... Epenesa has 9 1/2 sacks and 15 1/2 tackles for a loss, and Nelson has 9 1/2 sacks and 11 TFLs. Iowa second-team All-America safety Amani Hooker has 59 tackles and a team-high four interceptions. ... Iowa's Nate Stanley has thrown for 2,638 yards and 23 scores. ... Iowa junior tight end Noah Fant, considered a possible first-round pick in April, is leaving school early to enter the NFL draft and will not play. He leads the Hawkeyes with seven touchdowns. ... Iowa's Ihmir Smith-Marsette is ranked second in the nation with a kickoff return average of 29.3 yards. ... Coach Kirk Ferentz (151-101) is wrapping up his 20th season at Iowa.