Allstate Sugar Bowl: No. 14 Auburn vs. No. 7 Oklahoma

Stoops says confidence was crucial for strong end to season (0:57)

Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops says that after a 1-2 start, his team was able to maintain confidence all the way through a victory in the Allstate Sugar Bowl. (0:57)

More CFP/New Year's Six coverage:
National Championship | Peach | Fiesta | Cotton | Orange | Rose

Allstate Sugar Bowl

No. 7 Oklahoma 35, No. 14 Auburn 19

Date: Monday, Jan. 2

Time: 8:30 p.m. ET (ESPN/ESPN App)

Location: Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans

Today's must-read story

Healthy Pettway makes Auburn better now and next year

Oklahoma's offense got cranked up and Auburn lost starting QB Sean White. After that the Sooners cruised to a Sugar Bowl championship, writes David Ching.


Jake Trotter: No, the Sooners didn't reach the playoff -- but they are going to the Sugar Bowl, which is where everyone else in the Big 12 wishes they could be.

Ostendorf: Success is a matter of perspective and this 8-4 season and Sugar Bowl berth feels a lot better for Auburn.

Bowl season essentials