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Friday, October 24, 2014

Articles tagged: Northern Illinois Football

Northern Illinois screwed on fumble call that wasn’t overturned (Video)

The Orange Bowl between Northern Illinois and Florida State was actually somewhat close until a controversial call helped swing things in favor of the Seminoles. Northern Illinois was trailing 24-10 and had the ball at the FSU 38 early in the fourth quarter. Wide receiver Da’Ron Brown got the ball on an end-around pitch and…Read More

Orange Bowl rep reportedly told Northern Illinois we didn’t want you here

The disrespect shown to Northern Illinois’ football team has been evident since it was announced the team would be playing in the Orange Bowl. First it was ESPN analyst Kirk Herbstreit saying the Huskies didn’t belong in the Orange Bowl, and now Northern Illinois is even hearing it from the bowl game’s representatives. According to…Read More

Jeff Van Gundy: Northern Illinois doesn’t belong in BCS bowl game

Jeff Van Gundy is the latest pundit to say that Northern Illinois shouldn’t be playing in a BCS bowl game. The former NBA coach and current NBA analyst’s comments were prompted by a promo for the Orange Bowl between Northern Illinois and Florida State that was read by his broadcasting partner, Mike Breen, during the…Read More

Kirk Herbstreit goes off on Northern Illinois being in a BCS game (Video)

Northern Illinois has quickly emerged as this year’s punching bag for those who despise the BCS system. The 2012-2013 bowl schedule was released over the weekend, and the 12-1 Huskies — who capped off the season with a 12-game winning streak — earned themselves a spot in the Orange Bowl against Florida State. Like many…Read More

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