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2013 Orange Bowl

Jordan Lynch.  (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

No. 13 FSU Beats No. 16 NIU 31-10 In Orange Bowl

Florida State stuffed Northern Illinois all-purpose threat Jordan Lynch for most of the night Tuesday and won the Orange Bowl 31-10.

CBS Chicago–01/01/2013

Northern Illinois Huskies team celebrate their undefeated season, after defeating the Kent State Golden Flashes 44-37 during the Mid-American Conference Championship game at Ford Field on November 30, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

Wisch: NIU Seeking To Snap Land Of Lincoln’s ‘BCS’ Bowl Drought

Kirk Herbstreit might want to shoo them out of South Beach, but the Northern Illinois Huskies will nevertheless be playing in a BCS game tonight when they butt helmets with Florida State during the 2013 Orange Bowl.

CBS Chicago–01/01/2013

Jordan Lynch. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Why Can’t NIU Football Draw A Crowd In DeKalb?

When it comes to college football, the state of Illinois has an attendance deficit.

CBS Chicago–12/27/2012

Anthony Wells celebrates NIU's MAC Championship Game win with an orange. (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

Photo: Adidas Releases NIU’s Orange Bowl Jersey

In anticipation of the school’s first-ever BCS Bowl, Adidas has released a picture of the uniforms the Huskies will wear.

12/27/2012

Anthony Wells celebrates NIU's MAC Championship Game win with an orange. (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

NIU Has Distributed More Orange Bowl Tickets Than Florida State So Far

Considering the Orange Bowl is played in the state of Florida, you would think it would be pretty easy for Florida State to sell more tickets than Northern Illinois for the New Year’s Day bowl game.

CBS Chicago–12/11/2012