Tune in at 8:30 PM ET as Northern Illinois takes on Florida State. Maxwell Hubert will be liveblogging for your enjoyment.
Hello everybody and welcome to the liveblog of the Orange Bowl between the Huskies and Seminoles. My name is Maxwell Hubert(@teedotyankee) and I will be following tonight's matchup with all of you out there. Please feel free to imput your comments and observations and take part in the action! It's going to be a great one, let's do this!
@Sparky Kickoff in just a few minutes..................................
FSU defeated Georgia Tech in the ACC Championship Game in Charlotte by a score of 21-15
E.J. Manuel passed for 3101 yards with 22 touchdowns and 10 interceptions this season.
Chris Thompson rushed for 687 yards in 2012 for FSU
The Seminoles finished 11-2 overall
Let me hear what you think will happen in tonight's game? What is your final prediction?
Does anyone out there have any $$$$$ on today's game? I would probably take the Huskies +14 and UNDER 59
Northern Illinois won the MAC Championship with a win over Kent State by a score of 44-37
@John At least you are here with us! :)
Jordan Lynch threw for 2962 yards with 24 TDs, rushed for 1771 yards and 19 TDs this season.
NIU finished 12-1 overall
Florida State is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
Florida State is 13-2 SU in its last 15 games
Northern Illinois is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Huskies are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. ACC.
I have a strange feeling we see the biggest upset of the BCS Bowl season right here tonight.
What do the Huskies have to do to keep things close in tonight's game?
The Seminoles will be playing this game without D coordinator Mark Stoops, who was hired as coach at Kentucky late last month.
Florida State averages (7.0) yards per play on offense
Northern Illinois averages (6.6) yards per play on offense