Found January 01, 2013 on
The Florida State Seminoles enter the 2013 Discover Orange Bowl as a 14-point favorite over the Northern Illinois Huskies.
Photo Via events.orangebowl.org
From the moment that this matchup was announced early last month, it’s been a rather sore subject. The Huskies, who finished the season 12-1, recently received some added motivation.
An exchange reportedly took place the other night in a hospitality suite.
“You guys [NIU] don’t even deserve to be here,” an Orange Bowl rep told an NIU staffer. “We didn’t even want you here.”
After the Orange Bowl representative compared Northern Illinois to Duke, the NIU rep responded by pointing out that the Huskies, who are riding a 12-game winning streak, have made it to a bowl game for the fifth consecutive season.
The conversation escalated from there, Bruce Feldman of CBSSports.com reports.
Feldman also added that when ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstrit called it “a joke” that the Huskies were invited to the Orange Bowl, one of the...
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
Florida State senior tailback Chris Thompson has decided to drop his longshot appeal for a medical hardship and will enter the NFL Draft.
Thompson played in just 13 games the past two years, both of which ended with season-ending injuries. He and Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher had hoped to file an appeal to the NCAA that would have argued he should receive a medical redshirt based...
Seems like every half-century, a quarterback from Northern Illinois does something never seen previously in college football.
In 1963, the buzz hovered around George Bork's passing.
This season, the acclaim was over Jordan Lynch's running.
It's not a stretch to say that without Lynch's footwork, Northern Illinois wouldn't have busted into the Bowl Championship...
Northern Illinois started the night as a BCS-buster.
The Huskies went home a BCS bust.
A dismal first half put Northern Illinois in a hole, and two second-half turnovers proved costly as No. 13 Florida State topped the 16th-ranked Huskies 31-10 in the Orange Bowl on Tuesday night - hardly the ending that the Mid-American Conference champions were seeking in their first trip to...
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. A new quarterback. The most consistent receiver. At least six new starters on defense. Three new assistant coaches.
And the kicker? Him, too: Florida State also loses the BCS all-time kicking scoring leader.
Florida State is coming off an Atlantic Coast Conference championship and a 31-10 win over Northern Illinois in the Orange Bowl, but reloading will be a...
The Northern Illinois Huskies play against the Florida State Seminoles in the Discover Orange Bowl.
Kickoff: 8:30 pm EST
Line: Florida State is a 13 point favorite against Northern Illinois.
Over/under: 58.5 points
Avg Points Allowed
Florida State will visit Auburn Arena as the basketball Tigers look to get back on a winning track.
Florida State defeated Northern Illinois by a final score of 31-10 despite having a few hiccups along the way.
Florida State commit Ryan Hoefeld (Brother Martin) talks about the Seminoles' Orange Bowl rout of Northern Illinois...