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Winston Looks Like Heisman Lock With 1 Game Left

With just a few games left in the college football season, the Heisman Trophy appears to Florida State Seminoles quarterback Jameis Winston’s to lose.

CBS Miami–12/03/2013

DEKALB, IL - NOVEMBER 13: Jordan Lynch #6 of the Northern Illinois Huskies shakes hands with Ball State Cardinals players at Huskie Stadium on November 13, 2013 in DeKalb, Illinois. Northern Illinois defeated Ball State 48-27. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Jordan Lynch Looking To Push Northern Illinois Back To BCS Stage

If Kellen Moore and Colt Brennan could do it, then why not Northern Illinois Jordan Lynch? Lynch received three first-place votes for the Heisman Trophy in 2012, so he is certainly on the radar for some voters out there.

11/21/2013

CLEMSON, SC - AUGUST 31: A view of the BCS National Championship Trophy during their game at Memorial Stadium on August 31, 2013 in Clemson, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Which BCS Buster Has Inside Track To The Bowl Championship Series?

Northern Illinois looks to become the second back-to-back BCS Buster in the history of the BCS, joining TCU. Fresno State, currently the top team in the BCS-busting Mountain West Conference, is looking to reach their first BCS bowl game. So, who has the best shot?

10/29/2013

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Huskies Look To Bust BCS Against FSU

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.

CBS Miami–12/31/2012

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FSU’s Manuel Wraps Difficult Season At Orange Bowl

When quarterback EJ Manuel takes the Orange Bowl field Tuesday for his final game at Florida State, his mother will be home in Virginia, recovering from her final round of chemotherapy to treat breast cancer.

CBS4–12/30/2012

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FSU’s Werner Ready For Orange Bowl Challenge

Bjoern Werner is rare. The Florida State star defensive end is a married college student, already going on three years of wedded bliss. He’s a German-born All-American. He ended the regular season with 13 sacks, second-most in the nation.

12/30/2012

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 30: Jordan Lynch #6 of the Northern Illinois Huskies scores a second-half touchdown against the Kent State Golden Flashes during the Mid-American Conference Championship game at Ford Field on November 30, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. Illinois won 44-37 (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

NIU QB Calls Out Seminoles Defense

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.

CBS Miami–12/27/2012

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 30: Jordan Lynch #6 of the Northern Illinois Huskies scores a second-half touchdown against the Kent State Golden Flashes during the Mid-American Conference Championship game at Ford Field on November 30, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. Illinois won 44-37 (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

NIU Giving Students Free Orange Bowl Tix

There may be an influx of Northern Illinois University students in Miami in the first week of January, but it’s not an early spring break.

CBS Miami–12/04/2012

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FSU Earns 9th Trip To Orange Bowl

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.

CBS Miami–12/03/2012

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Kent State Falls Short In MAC Title Game

Spencer Keith scrambled to his right but could only loft a desperation pass to the end zone. Outplayed for most of the night, Kent State finally ran out of comebacks when the ball was intercepted.

12/02/2012

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