Auburn Grills Clemson in Chick-Fil-A Bowl 23-20

Oklahoma also grabs win in late bowl action
By Jesse Andrews,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 1, 2008 3:03 AM CST
Auburn Grills Clemson in Chick-Fil-A Bowl 23-20
Auburn receiver Rodgeriqus Smith (80) and quarterback Brandon Cox, right, celebrate with their teammates after defeating Clemson 23-20 in the Chick-fil-A Bowl football game on Monday, Dec. 31, 2007 in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)   (Associated Press)

(Newser) – Auburn's rookie signal-caller Kodi Burns made the most of limited touches in the Chick-Fil-A Bowl, throwing for one touchdown and running for another—the game-winner in overtime—to deny Clemson its first 10-win season since 1990. "He'll go in as No. 1," said coach Tommy Tuberville of Burns, referring to next year. "He's earned that. He's a gamer." In other late bowl action:

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  • Zac Robinson threw three scores and ran for two more in Oklahoma State's 49-33 win over Indiana in the Insight Bowl. A sophomore making his 11th college start, Robinson completed 24 of 34 passes for 302 yards—and threw an interception.
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