Found December 27, 2011 on
Midwest Sports Fans:
The college football bowl season heats up today as three teams from BCS conferences start their postseason action today. Two bowl games will be played today: the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl and the Belk Bowl will crown their champions.
The Little Caesars Pizza Bowl will start things off when Purdue (6-6) tries to avoid having a losing record on the season going against Western Michigan (7-5). After that game, the Belk Bowl gets under way with Louisville (7-5) and North Carolina State (7-5) looking to get their eighth wins of the season.
Here is a preview of both of today’s bowl games.
LITTLE CAESARS PIZZA BOWL: PURDUE v WESTERN MICHIGAN
When: December 27, 4:30 PM EST
Where: Ford Field, Detroit, Michigan
Line: Purdue -2.5
This bowl game features Purdue from the Big Ten going against Western Michigan from MAC. Western Michigan will be looking to prove themselves against a team from one of the power conferences and will extremely motivated for this game. The Broncos ...
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Western Michigan won't even have to leave its home state to play in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl on Tuesday against Purdue at Detroit's Ford Field.
Coach Bill Cubit was thrilled after he found out his Broncos (7-5) were picked for the game, but they'll need more than supportive fans to beat the Boilermakers (6-6). Western Michigan hasn't beaten a Big Ten team since...
What makes the Bowl Eeason extra fun is that teams typically forgo any and all forms of conservative play-calling. Take for example last night’s Little Caesar’s Bowl game with Purdue taking on Western Michigan.
The Broncos put excitement into the game early with a perfectly executed flea-flicker to Jordan White. If you don’t know who Jordan White is, you will know it on...
Ask Western Michigan quarterback Alex Carder about a specific play and he'll give you a straightforward answer: "He does it about every game."
Western Michigan came oh so close to making a statement for the Mid-American Conference.
A victory over a Big Ten team—even a 6-6 Purdue team—would have been a huge win for the program.
But the Boilermakers held on after causing a fumble on the final drive, which was one of six Western Michigan turnovers, for a 37-32 win in the Little Caesars Bowl.
While the game was sloppy,...
In what will go down as one of the wildest bowl games played this year, the Purdue Boilermakers defeated Western Michigan, 37-32, in the Little Ceasar’s Pizza Bowl. Western Michigan scored on the first points of the game on a flea flicker, then faked the extra point and scored the 2-point conversion. More trick plays from both sides followed, including 2 successful on-side kicks...