Williams-Rhodes (ankle) will play in Boise State's upcoming bowl game against Northern Illinois, The Idaho Statesman reports. "He's a playmaker. He looked great, practiced well," said head coach Brian Harsin on Williams-Rhodes' return.
Smith (knee) plans to delay surgery on his torn ACL in an effort to play in San Diego State's upcoming bowl game, Kirk Kinney of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports. "He says he's going to try to play in the bowl game. He's going to try to rehab and put it in a brace and see if he can play...then he's going to get operated on after the bowl game. That's his plan right now," said Aztec coach Rocky Long after practice Monday.