Thursday’s bowl capsules: Colorado faces OSU


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Birmingham Bowl

South Carolina vs. South Florida

Kickoff: 2, Legion Field, Birmingham, Ala.

Records: South Carolina 6-6, South Florida 10-2

Line: South Florida by 10

Outlook: South Florida is trying to end its season with a school-record 11th victory. The Bulls lost coach Willie Taggart to Oregon earlier this month.

Belk Bowl

Arkansas vs. Virginia Tech

Kickoff: 5:30, Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, N.C.

Records: Arkansas 7-5, Virginia Tech 9-4

Line: Virginia Tech by 7

Outlook: The Hokies are looking for their fourth bowl victory in the last five seasons. A win gives them their first 10-win season since 2011.

Alamo Bowl

Colorado vs. Oklahoma State

Kickoff: 9, Alamodome, San Antonio

Records: Colorado 10-3, Oklahoma State 9-3

Line: Colorado by 3

Outlook: The game is a matchup of former Big Eight and Big 12 rivals and the Alamo Bowl will be their first meeting since Colorado joined the Pac-12 before the 2011 season.