Last spring, well, it wasn’t spring from a meteorological sense, but it was technically that season on the calendar, the #10 seeded Florida State Seminoles upset the #2 seeded Notre Dame Fighting Irish in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
It was a de facto road game for the ‘Noles as they sent ND home early from the United Center in Chicago. That was the college basketball postseason, now they rematch in the college football postseason in Orlando, Florida- a de facto road game for Notre Dame.
The 22nd Champs Sports Bowl, 5:30 p.m. EST Dec. 29, 2011, in the 65,438-seat Citrus Bowl Stadium.
ESPN will nationally televise the game and ESPN Radio also will carry the game. The Irish and Seminoles face off for the seventh time and second time in a bowl game. Florida State owns a 4-2 series lead and is the only ACC school that has faced the Irish at least twice and owns the advantage in the series.
The Seminoles won the last meeting 37-0 at Notre Dame Stadium in 2003. Florida Stat...