West Virginia University is officially a member of the Big XII as of July 1 after the school settled a multi-million dollar lawsuit with the school’s former conference, the Big East.
If you’re an FSU fan who planned to watch the Seminoles take on West Virginia at home this fall, better find something else to do with that weekend. The Mountaineers are not coming.
The West Virginia Mountaineers were last seen in the state of Florida annihilating the Clemson Tigers. But WVU’s next scheduled trip to the Sunshine State may get canceled.
The 2012 Discover Orange Bowl was supposed to be about offense. Unfortunately for Clemson, only West Virginia’s offense showed up and proceeded to slaughter the Tigers, 70-33.
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 the Southeastern Conference was accidentally welcoming the Missouri Tigers to the conference; the Big XII Conference plucked another football power from the rapidly collapsing Big East Conference.