The bright lights of bowl season can motivate any player to step his game up, and some seize the opportunity to go above and beyond to make a play happen.
This year's bowl games provided us with not only some memorable contest, but outstanding highlight reel plays as well.
Here are some of the best displays of athleticism, skill, and craziness from the 2016 bowl season.
Potato Bowl: Idaho's Jordan Frysinger vandalizes Colorado State defense
Boca Raton Bowl: Western Kentucky runs "little man" fake kneel
Boca Raton Bowl: "The Big Guy" gets Western Kentucky rolling
Poinsetta Bowl: BYU ... no Wyoming ... no BYU hauls in TD pass
Birmingham Bowl: Two is all it takes
Pinstripe Bowl: Jackson puts Pitt defender on skates
Citrus Bowl: Malachi Dupre, two hands optional
Citrus Bowl: Guice annihilates Louisville kicker
Orange Bowl: Offside?
Peach Bowl: Bo goes beast mode
Fiesta Bowl: Malik Hooker comes "outta nowhere" to rob Hunter Renfrow
Cotton Bowl: Fumagalli makes ridiculous 1-handed grab