Originally written on College Football Section  |  Last updated 10/29/14
Northern Illinois is the surprise of the post season after receiving an invite to the Orange Bowl to face the Florida State Seminoles. Now, in order to help ensure that their school’s turnout at the game is good, the university is giving away tickets to any student who will head to the game. This isn’t out of the norm for Northern Illinois explains associate AD Donna Turner: “It’s fairly standard for us to offer free tickets to students,” Turner said. “This is something that is extremely important to us. When the (bowl) came about, it didn’t take us long to make tickets free as well.” The school has also provided tickets for bowl games and the MAC Championship game for the last few years. [ESPN Chicago] Related Posts BCS Games Announced: MAC Champion Northern Illinois to play Florida State in Orange Bowl Northern Illinois receiver Martel Moore had a spectacular catch against Iowa [GIF] West Virginia spent $1.2 Million on Orange Bowl
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