Discover Orange Bowl
Most college football fans believe Florida State will demolish Northern Illinois in the Discover Orange Bowl next week, but don’t tell that to Huskies quarterback Jordan Lynch.
The Discover Orange Bowl is less than a week away and both the Florida State Seminoles and Northern Illinois Huskies are scheduled to arrive in Miami Wednesday to begin final preparations for the game.
In what could be the biggest mismatch of the bowl season, the Orange Bowl will match up the No. 12 Florida State Seminoles and the No. 15 Northern Illinois Huskies in the 79th Discover Orange Bowl on New Year’s Day.
It may be hard for college football fans to wrap their head around this, but it’s possible a team that got destroyed on the field by the University of Kentucky may be headed for a Bowl Championship Series berth in the Orange Bowl.
College football season hasn’t even opened fall camp, but the Football Bowl Association has set the date for the final game of the year which will be held at Sun Life Stadium.
The Discover Orange Bowl, along with the Atlantic Coast Conference, put the finishing touches on a deal to keep the ACC involved in the bowl for more than a decade.
The Discover Orange Bowl is set to kickoff Wednesday night before a less than packed house at Sun Life Stadium. The lackluster matchup is just the latest the once mighty bowl game has dealt with since the inception of the Bowl Championship Series.
If you’re a fan of high-flying offensive fireworks, the 2012 Orange Bowl on Wednesday will be just the bowl game you’ve been waiting on.
The Discover Orange Bowl has suffered for several years as bad teams continue to appear in the bowl. This season is no different as the ACC Champion Clemson Tigers will play the Big East co-champion West Virginia Mountaineers in the 2012 Orange Bowl.
While professional football remains on the back burner, college football fans looking to solidify their New Year’s plans can now buy their tickets for next year’s Discover Orange Bowl.