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College Football Bowl Schedule: NFL Draft prospects, TV info and more for weekend games

A look at all of the bowl games this weekend and the NFL draft prospects to watch in them:

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A pair of potential top-10 NFL draft picks will be in action Saturday when USC takes on Nebraska. Trojans defensive tackle Leonard Williams had been mentioned as a potential No. 1-overall pick this year, as the 6-5, 290 pound mammoth is too quick for interior linemen and too powerful for offensive tackles.

As for the Cornhuskers, Heisman-contender Ameer Abdullah has gotten most of the spotlight, but it's defensive end Randy Gregory who will be the highest-drafted Husker next year.  Gregory finished 2013 with 10.5 sacks for 69 yards in losses and was in on 19 tackles for loss. This year, some teams went as far as to triple-team Gregory, who finished with just seven sacks and 16 quarterback hurries and two blocked field goals.

Here is a look at all of the bowl games this weekend and the prospects to watch in them:

Illinois (6-6) vs. Louisiana Tech (8-5) 
Location: Dallas 
When: Dec. 26, 1 p.m., ESPN 
Top prospect: Louisiana Tech OT Mitchell Bell; Illinois TE Matt LaCosse and FS Zane Petty

Matchup: North Carolina (6-6) vs. Rutgers (7-5) 
Location: Detroit 
When: Dec. 26, 4:30 p.m., ESPN 
Top prospect: Rutgers OG Kaleb Johnson; North Carolina DT Ethan Farmer and OLB Norkeithus Otis

Location: St. Petersburg, Fla. 
When: Dec. 26, 8 p.m., ESPN 
Matchup: North Carolina State (7-5) vs. UCF (9-3) 
Top prospects: UCF LB Terrance Plummer; North Carolina State P Wil Baumann and DT Thomas Teal

Matchup: Cincinnati (9-3) vs. Virginia Tech (6-6) 
Location: Annapolis, Md. 
When: Dec. 27, 1 p.m., ESPN 
Top prospects: Cincinnati OT Eric Lefeld; Virginia Tech S Detrick Bonner, SS Kyshoen Jarrett and FS Detrick Bonner

Location: El Paso, Texas 
When: Dec. 27, 2 p.m., CBS 
Matchup: Arizona State (9-3) vs. Duke (9-3) 
Top prospects: Arizona State WR Jaelen Strong; Duke OG Laken Tomlinson

Location: Shreveport, La. 
When: Dec. 27, 4 p.m., ESPN2 
Matchup: Miami (6-6) vs. South Carolina (6-6) 
Top prospects: South Carolina OG A.J. Cann and RB Mike Davis; Miami OT Ereck Flowers, RB Duke Johnson and LB Denzel Perryman

Location: New York 
When: Dec. 27, 4:30 p.m., ESPN 
Matchup: Boston College (7-5) vs. Penn State (6-6) 
Top prospects: Penn State DB Adrian Amos; Boston College C Andy Gallik

Location: San Diego 
When: Dec. 27, 8 p.m., ESPN 
Matchup: Nebraska (9-3) vs. USC (8-4) 
Top prospects: USC DL Leonard Williams and CB Josh Shaw; Nebraska DE Randy Gregory, RB Ameer Abdullah and WR Kenny Bell