2018-2019 Top 30 CFB Bowl Game Performances

Bowl Season is an opportunity for stars to shine their brightest. Guys can improve their draft stock. Teams can build momentum heading into next year. It’s a perfect time to set yourself and your team up for future success. These are the Top 30 performances from guys that killed it during Bowl Season.

Top 30 Bowl Performances

Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence has the Tigers poised for a potential dynasty.
1. QB Trevor Lawrence – Clemson

Cotton Bowl vs Notre Dame

  • 27-39 327 Passing yards 3 TDs

National Championship vs Alabama

  • 20-32 347 yards 3 TDs. 27 rushing yards

Lawrence showed a ton of poise for a true freshman. You will definitely see him on this list the next two years.

2. WR Justyn Ross – Clemson

Cotton Bowl vs Notre Dame

  • 6 rec 148 yards 2 TDs

National Championship vs Alabama

  • 6 rec 153 yards 1 TD

Just a true freshman, his speed and athleticism make him tough to cover.

3. LB James Nachtigal – Army

Armed Forces Bowl vs Houston

  • 16 Tackles
  • 3.5 Sacks

Nachtigal is a tackling machine and was a big reason why Army won a school record 11 games in 2018.

4. QB Daniel Jones – Duke

Independence Bowl vs Temple

  • 423 Passing yards 5 TDs
  • 1 rushing TD

Jones is projected as a 1st round pick in the 2019 NFL Draft.

BYU QB Zach Wilson has a bright future ahead – (photo: Brian Losness-USA TODAY Sports)
5. QB Zach Wilson – BYU

Idaho Potato Bowl vs WMU

  • 18-18 317 yards 4 TDs
  • 23 rushing yards

Just a true freshman, Wilson showed a ton of potential vs Western Michigan.

6. DE Willie Baker – Louisiana Tech

Hawaii Bowl vs Hawaii

  • 5 Tackles
  • 4 Sacks

Blake Baker did a great job developing defensive linemen while at Louisiana Tech. Jaylon Ferguson will be a big time NFL player and Willie Baker is impressive himself.

7. WR Xavier Ubosi – UAB

Boca Raton Bowl vs NIU

  • 7 rec 227 yards 3 TDs
8. Safety Jaylinn Hawkins – CAL

Cheez-It Bowl vs TCU

  • 6 Tackles
  • 3 INTs
9. QB Jarrett Stidham – Auburn

Music City Bowl vs Purdue

  • 15-21 373 Passing yards 5 TDs

Stidham will leave Auburn early and head to the NFL.

10. CB Chauncey Gardner – Florida

Peach Bowl vs Michigan

  • 5 Tackles
  • 2 INTs
  • 1 Pick Six

Gardner will enter the 2019 Draft. He’s a versatile DB who will prosper in the NFL.

11. QB Tua Tagovailoa – Alabama

Orange Bowl vs Oklahoma

  • 24-27 318 Passing yards 4 TDs

Tagovailoa is back in 2019 with a loaded WR Corps.

12. QB Jordan Love – Utah State

New Mexico Bowl vs North Texas

  • 359 Passing yards 4 TDs
  • 1 Rushing TD
13. QB Kelvin Hopkins Jr – Army

Armed Forces Bowl vs Houston

  • 170 rushing yards 5 TDs
  • 70 Passing yards

Hopkins was great this season, and he returns in 2019.

14. RB Ronnie Rivers – Fresno State

Las Vegas Bowl vs Arizona State

  • 212 rushing yards 2 TDs
  • 4 rec 33 yards

Rivers is an underrated player whose name you’ll hear more of in 2019.

Kentucky LB Josh Allen will be a Top 5 pick in the NFL draft – (photo: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)
15. LB Josh Allen – Kentucky

Citrus Bowl vs Penn State

  • 4 Tackles
  • 3 Sacks

A former 2β˜† recruit, Josh Allen is now projected to be a Top 5 selection in the 2019 NFL Draft.

16. WR Darius Slayton – Auburn

Music City Bowl vs Purdue

  • 3 rec 160 yards 3 TDs
17. WR Olamide Zaccheaus – UVA

Belk Bowl vs South Carolina

  • 12 rec 100 yards 3 TDs

Zaccheaus is one of the most versatile players heading into the 2019 NFL Draft. He can play RB, WR, KR and PR.

18. RB Ke’Shawn Vaughn – Vanderbilt

Texas Bowl vs Baylor

  • 243 rushing yards 2 TDs

Vaughn announced he was coming back in 2019. He reminds me of a Benny Snell type of RB.

Texas A&M RB Trayveon Williams will be a playmaker at the next level
19. RB Trayveon Williams – Texas A&M

Taxslayer Bowl vs NC State

  • 236 rushing yards 3 TDs

Williams entered the 2019 NFL Draft, where he will be one of the best players at his position.

20. WR T.J. Rahming – Duke

Independence Bowl vs Temple

  • 12 rec 240 yards 2 TDs
  • 17 rushing yards
21. DE Kendall Coleman – Syracuse

Camping World Bowl vs West Virginia

  • 3 Tackles
  • 3 Sacks
22. QB Joe Burrow – LSU

Fiesta Bowl vs UCF

  • 394 Passing yards 4 TDs πŸ”₯

23. QB Kyler Murray – Oklahoma

Orange Bowl vs Alabama

  • 308 Passing yards 2 TDs
  • 109 rushing yards 1 TD

Murray decided to enter the 2019 NFL Draft and should be a 1st rounder.

24. CB A.J. Terrell – Clemson

#NationalChampionship vs Alabama

  • 8 Tackles
  • 1 Pick Six πŸ”’

Terrell is back to lead the Clemson Defense in 2019.

25. QB Tyler Johnston III – UAB

Boca Raton Bowl vs NIU

  • 373 Passing yards 4 TDs

UAB found their QB of the future with Tyler Johnston III.

26. QB Sawyer Smith – Troy

Dollar General Bowl vs Buffalo

  • 31-44 320 yards 4 TDs πŸ”₯
The future is bright for Minnesota RB Mohamed Ibrahim & the Golden Gophers
27. RB Mohamed Ibrahim – Minnesota

Quick Lane Bowl vs Georgia Tech

  • 224 rushing yards 2 TDs

Ibrahim is back to lead the Gophers rushing attack in 2019.

28. QB Jamie Newman – Wake Forest

Birmingham Bowl vs Memphis

  • 328 Passing yards 1 TD
  • 91 rushing yards 3 TDs
29. DE Okon Godwin – Appalachian State

New Orleans Bowl vs MTSU

  • 4 Tackles
  • 2.5 Sacks
30. QB Dwayne Haskins – Ohio State

Rose Bowl vs Washington

  • 251 Passing yards 3 TDs

Haskins is off to the NFL Draft, and he’s the #1 QB on my board.

Honorable Mention

RB Michael Warren III – Cincinnati

Military Bowl vs Virginia Tech

  • 166 rushing yards 2 TDs

WR Tyron Johnson – Oklahoma State

Liberty Bowl vs Missouri

  • 7 rec 141 yards 2 TDs
QB Drew Lock – Missouri

Liberty Bowl vs Oklahoma State

  • 373 Passing yards 3 TDs
  • 30 rushing yards
Kentucky RB Benny Snell led the Wildcats to their best season in years.
RB Benny Snell Jr – Kentucky

Citrus Bowl vs Penn State

  • 144 rushing yards 2 TDs
WR Nick Easley – Iowa

Outback Bowl vs Mississippi State

  • 8 rec 104 yards 2 TDs
DB Justin Brent – Nevada

Arizona Bowl vs Arkansas State

  • 6 Tackles
  • 2 INTs
WR Johnathan Johnson – Missouri

Liberty Bowl vs Oklahoma State

  • 9 rec 185 yards 1 TD
RB Darius Bradwell – Tulane

Cure Bowl vs Louisiana

  • 150 rushing yards 2 TDs
USF WR Randall St Felix put up huge numbers in the Gaspirella Bowl – (photo: Octavio Jones)
WR Randall St. Felix – USF

Gasparilla Bowl vs Marshall

  • 6 rec 165 yards 2 TDs
RB Trestan Ebner – Baylor

Texas Bowl vs Vanderbilt

  • 90 rushing yards 1 TD
  • 3 rec 109 yards 1 TD
RB Jonathan Taylor – Wisconsin

Pinstripe Bowl vs Miami

  • 205 rushing yards 1 TD
RB Keion Davis – Marshall

Gasparilla Bowl vs USF

  • 94 rushing yards 2 TDs
RB Anthony Jones – FIU

Bahamas Bowl vs Toledo

  • 92 rushing yards 3 TDs
RB Sewo Olonilua – TCU

Cheez-It Bowl vs CAL

  • 194 rushing yards 1 TD