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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Orange Bowl may be inviting a Mid-American Conference to the legendary game if Kent State University manages to move up one spot in the Bowl Championship Series rankings.