While the first week of college bowl games may not have featured college football's biggest names, the games certainly didn't lack for excitement and late-game drama. Here are some of the highlights from this week in college football.
On Christmas Eve in Antarctica, a blizzard descended upon the Russian ship MV Akademik Shokalskiy, surrounding it in ice and immobilizing it. Seventy-four people, including tourists, scientists and crew members, are onboard. But help is on the way.
Colin Kaepernick threw for one score and ran for another and NaVorro Bowman returned an interception 89 yards for a touchdown with 1:10 to play, as the 49ers beat the Atlanta Falcons, 34-24, in the last regular season game at Candlestick Park in San Francisco.