The Discover Orange Bowl is set for Tuesday evening with a highly anticipated matchup between the Florida State Seminoles and the Bowl Championship Series busters, the Northern Illinois Huskies.
The Florida State Seminoles can seal up a berth in the Atlantic Coast Conference Championship game Thursday night if they can pull out a road win against the Virginia Tech Hokies.
Much has been made of the ballyhooed defenses from LSU and Alabama, but Florida State’s defense is outperforming both SEC schools on the young season and allowing a ridiculous 1 point per game on the young season.
The Florida State Seminoles bring a five game winning streak into Doak Campbell Stadium Saturday when the Virginia Cavaliers look to derail the Noles’ defensive machine.
The annual game between Florida State and Miami used to determine who would play for the national championship. The 2011 game will instead be about which program is truly on the rise in the state.