Before the swell of bowl games as the year comes to a close there are a few games scattered here and there before things really get going. This weekend has three more games that while lacking star power, should still prove entertaining. Here is this weekend's schedule for bowling, featuring one ranked squad, and five non-AQ teams capping off big years.
Beef O'Brady's Bowl: Ball State Cardinals vs. UCF Knights, Dec. 21 at 7:30 p.m. ET on ESPN
Two teams with a ton of offense square off as Ball State looks to extend a big winning streak that they put together to end the season.
New Orleans Bowl: East Carolina Pirates vs. Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns at noon ET on ESPN
The Ragin' Cajuns figure to have a bit of a home-field advantage here, but East Carolina will be driven to capture its first bowl victory in four tries.
Maaco Bowl Las Vegas: Washington Huskies vs. Boise State Broncos at 3:30 p.m. ET on ESPN
Boise State and Washington will meet during 2013's regular season, but will get a chance to test each other out from Las Vegas in this intriguing matchup.