Bowl season. It's the most wonderful time of the year. At least for the players, coaches and teams that came out on the winning side of the 32 bowl games. From TCU's dominating defensive performance to Florida's runaway win in the BCS Championship Game, there was plenty of "hot." Then there was Notre Dame's bowl drought and Minnesota's coach being forced out as a sampling of the "not." Here's a look back at both sides of the ledger from the 2006 bowl season:
Mark Schlabach covers college football and men's college basketball for ESPN.com. You can contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.