We've got your complete list of NCAA Division I football bowl games coming up in December and January featuring plenty of players from the St. Louis area.
The University of Missouri may not be going to a postseason bowl game for the first time since 2004, but there are plenty of intriguing football bowl games on the schedule this year. We've got your complete list here, along with notes on teams featuring players who played their prep ball in and around the St. Louis area. If we've missed out on any of the local connections, tell us about it in the comment section. (All times CST.) Dec. 26 Dec. 27 Dec. 28 Dec. 29 Dec. 31 Jan. 1 Jan. 2 Jan. 3 Jan. 4 Jan. 5 Jan. 6 Jan. 7
Northwest will be hard-pressed to notch its first win of this season when the Lions play at Parkway Central (2-0) at 7 p.m. on Friday.
The Parkway Central Colts (2-0) will likely give the Northwest Lions all they can handle this Friday, and maybe much more, as the teams meet at 7 p.m. at Parkway Central in a nonconference matchup. In its first two games, Parkway Central’s defense has surrendered less than 200 yards on the ground, while Northwest has allowed 496. The Colts’ offense has racked up 673 yards while Northwest has gained just 272. Parkway Central has scored 73 points as Northwest is stuck on seven. However, the comparison is hardly apples to apples. The Lions drew two of the area’s toughest teams to start the season in Mehlville and St. Louis University High. Parkway Central, on the other hand, played a Ladue squad that has yet to win in 2011, and a Seckman …