Nebraska stunned many – including its own players – with the firing of Bo Pelini and hiring of Mike Riley.
The 2014 National University Holiday Bowl will feature the University of Southern California Trojans against the Nebraska Cornhuskers.
UCLA have suspended safety Tevin McDonald for the season finale at the Holiday Bow for violating team rules.
UCLA made strides in its first season under coach Jim Mora but again faltered down the stretch. Baylor showed it could win without Robert Griffin III, though it took until late in the season to prove the point.
For the first time ever, a Los Angeles-based team will play in the Holiday Bowl.
The Washington Huskies completed a weekend in Southern California like they haven’t enjoyed for quite a while.