Originally written on Oregon Sports News  |  Last updated 10/19/14

DENVER - NOVEMBER 14: Offensive lineman Chris Kuper of the Denver Broncos blocks against Jovan Belcher of the Kansas City Chiefs at INVESCO Field at Mile High on November 14, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Chiefs 49-29. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Late Sunday night, with the sports world reeling from the murder-suicide of Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher and the death of Rick Majerus, while being thrilled by the college football championship games and NFL Week 13, the bowl games for the 2012 college football season were announced. For the Oregon Ducks, there was no surprise: A trip to Glendale for the Fiesta Bowl, January 3rd, against Kansas State. For most teams, the night bowl games are announced is a night of great joy, great sorrow, or great frustration. Northern Illinois busted into the Orange Bowl - against all odds - and will have their day on the sport’s brightest stage. Wisconsin will get another shot at the Rose Bowl while just up the road, Oregon State rejoiced at the prospect of a bowl game against national powerhouse Texas, selected by the Alamo Bowl over UCLA. On the other end of the spectrum, Louisiana Tech, once touted as a BCS buster themselves, won't even play in a bowl game, while ...
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