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Whoever is running the @OrangeBowl definitely doesn’t lack a sense of humor. In last years’ Orange Bowl, the West Virginia Mountaineers defeated the Clemson Tigers 70 to 33 in what was a complete blow out. West Virginia subsequently put up a billboard to display the score of the game that also happened to be their speed limit. Well, whoever is running the Orange Bowl’s Twitter account they would re-post that picture. A little holiday trolling never hurt everyone. Some WVU fans may not want to see it though. WVU only put up 14 points in their game in their bowl game against the Syracuse Orange. Not driving as fast this year… twitter.com/OrangeBowl/sta… — Orange Bowl (@OrangeBowl) December 30, 2012
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