The caravan carrying 1,300 students and 52 staffers started leaving the DeKalb campus shortly after 11 a.m. on Sunday, and was expected to arrive in Miami around 1 p.m. Monday.
The Northern Illinois University football team and coaches were on their way to Miami on Wednesday morning, headed for their New Year’s Day matchup with Florida State in the Orange Bowl.
It’s safe to say Kirk Herbstreit isn’t the most popular man in DeKalb.
By now, the shock should have dissipated…
Since news broke than Northern Illinois University would play in the Orange Bowl after a 12-1 season that saw them on top of the Mid-American Conference, fans and analysts have criticized the Huskies for being undeserving of their BCS bowl bid.
NIU students concerned about the cost of a ticket to see their school play in the Orange Bowl can breathe a sigh of relief.
The Huskies are headed to the Orange Bowl, set to make their Bowl Championship Series debut against Florida State.
Notre Dame says it has had talks with the Atlantic Coast Conference about the Orange Bowl.
As those in charge of college football continue to meet in Dallas, discussing the fate of the BCS, it appears the Big Ten’s proposed playoff plan may not fly among the rest of the college football teams.
I’ve never understood the obsession with college bowl games. Teams compete all season long, for what? A chance to win the Sugar Bowl? The Little Caesars Pizza Bowl? Or even worse — the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl?
The University of Southern California has been stripped of their 2004 National Championship by the Bowl Championship Series.
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