College Bowl Games: NOVA Natives Appearing

There are a handful of opportunities to catch some faces familiar to Ashburn.

Updated Times: The initial times in this story were listed for the Central Time Zone. They have been corrected for the Eastern Time Zone.

A handful of Northern Virginia natives are playing college football bowl games in on New Year's Day.

If you watch the Rose Bowl Game presented by Vizio on New Year’s Day, be on the lookout for Stanford freshman corner Alex Carter (no. 25), who graduated from Ashburn's Briar Woods High School. Quarterback Kevin Hogan of McLean (no. 41) graduated from Gonzaga College High School, and Safety Cason Kynes (no. 41) of Annandale graduated from Annandale High School. All three play for the Stanford Cardinal team, which will face Wisconsin.

Reilly Madden of Vienna is a member of the South Carolina Gamecocks, who play Michigan in the Outback Bowl on New Year’s Day. Madden is a graduate of Paul VI Catholic High School.

Springfield’s Mohammed Seisay is a corner for the Nebraska Cornhuskers, who face Georgia also on New Year’s Day in the Capital One Bowl. Seisay is a West Springfield High School graduate.

On Jan. 5, Stone Bridge High School's Ryan Burns and Jonathan Allen will play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, while Briar Woods mellophonist William Ghrist performs in the stands with the pep band. Carter previously play in the All-American Bowl.

BCS Bowl Games

Rose Bowl Game presented by Vizio, Stanford vs. Wisconsin
Jan. 1, 5 p.m., ESPN

Discover Orange Bowl, Florida State vs. Northern Illinois
Jan. 1, 8:30 p.m., ESPN

Allstate Sugar Bowl, Florida vs. Louisville
Jan. 2, 8:30 p.m., ESPN

Tostitos Fiesta Bowl, Kansas State vs. Oregon
Jan. 3, 8:30 p.m., ESPN

BCS National Championship Game, Notre Dame vs. Alabama 
Jan. 7, 8:30 p.m., ESPN  

Non-BCS Bowl Games

Heart of Dallas Bowl, Purdue vs. Oklahoma State
Jan. 1, 12 p.m., ESPNU

Capital One Bowl, Georgia vs. Nebraska
Jan. 1, 1 p.m., ABC

Outback Bowl, Michigan vs. South Carolina
Jan. 1, 1 p.m., ESPN

AT&T Cotton Bowl, Oklahoma vs. Texas A&M
Jan. 4, 8 p.m., FOX

Other Bowl Games:

Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl, Rice vs. Air Force
Dec. 29, 11:45 a.m., ESPN

New Era Pinstripe Bowl, Syracuse vs. West Virginia
Dec. 29, 3:15 p.m., ESPN

Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl, Navy vs. Arizona State
Dec. 29, 4 p.m., ESPN2

Valero Alamo Bowl, Texas vs. Oregon State
Dec. 29, 6:45 p.m., ESPN

 Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl, TCU vs. Michigan State
Dec. 29, 10:15 p.m., ESPN

Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl, Vanderbilt vs. North Carolina State
Dec. 31, 12 p.m., ESPN

Hyundai Sun Bowl, Georgia Tech vs. USC
Dec. 31, 2 p.m., CBS

AutoZone Liberty Bowl, Iowa State vs. Tulsa 
Dec. 31, 3:30 p.m., ESPN

Chick-fil-A Bowl, LSU vs. Clemson
Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m., ESPN

TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl, Northwestern vs. Mississippi State
Jan. 1, 12:30 p.m., ESPN2

BBVA Compass Bowl, Pittsburgh vs. Ole Miss
Jan. 5, 1 p.m., ESPN

GoDaddy.com Bowl, Arkansas State vs. Kent State
Jan. 6, 9 p.m., ESPN


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