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    Georgia Tech vs Kent State Orange bowl

    As this writer points out it could happen - add to that a UF/Rutgers Sugar bowl and you have the BCS at its finest:

    Look what happens if Kent State makes the BCS. The Flashes almost surely would be the last pick of the BCS bowls. Which means a Florida State-Kent State Orange Bowl. Or if you really want to dream, how about 6-6 Georgia Tech upsetting Florida State in the ACC title game. That would give us a 7-6 Georgia Tech against Kent State on New Year’s Night.


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    Re: Georgia Tech vs Kent State Orange bowl

    ...Kent State vs. NIU for the MAC Championship.

    Sadly, NIU's loss to us is a much better loss than the one Kent State has (A 47-14 walloping at the hands of 2-10 Kentucky)

    It'd be hard for NIU to jump into that Top 14 sadly..

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    Re: Georgia Tech vs Kent State Orange bowl

    ugh. record for lowest rated bowl game.
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    Re: Georgia Tech vs Kent State Orange bowl

    Quote Originally Posted by Churlish79 View Post

    It'd be hard for NIU to jump into that Top 14 sadly..
    They dont need to be top 14. A never before used BCS by-law is going to come into play for the Kent St/NIU winner which says top 16 and ranked higher than an AQ champ (Big East champ is going to be 25 at best) will get at-large bid.

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    Re: Georgia Tech vs Kent State Orange bowl

    I think PJ is correct. That's the path most likely if it is to happen. I actually think NIU in a BCS Bowl is good for the game. Probably in the minority, but it seems I usually am.
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    Re: Georgia Tech vs Kent State Orange bowl

    Quote Originally Posted by Golfer View Post
    I think PJ is correct. That's the path most likely if it is to happen. I actually think NIU in a BCS Bowl is good for the game. Probably in the minority, but it seems I usually am.
    And since we beat NIU that means we are basically a BCS level team.

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    Re: Georgia Tech vs Kent State Orange bowl

    Well, we are a BCS team, just not a BCS bowl team this year.
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    Re: Georgia Tech vs Kent State Orange bowl

    ratings just my be worse than the last GT Orange Bowl.

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    Re: Georgia Tech vs Kent State Orange bowl

    Orange Bowl people have to be freaking out over this.

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    Re: Georgia Tech vs Kent State Orange bowl

    Will not be attending.

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    Re: Georgia Tech vs Kent State Orange bowl

    I don't see it happening. I think NIU wins the MAC but won't jump enough in the polls to qualify for a BCS bid, which is unfortunate, because I truly feel the winner deserves a shot. Not saying that the MAC champion is one of the top 10 teams in the nation, but lets face it they deserve it more than say a Georgia Tech.

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    Re: Georgia Tech vs Kent State Orange bowl

    Quote Originally Posted by Golfer View Post
    I think PJ is correct. That's the path most likely if it is to happen. I actually think NIU in a BCS Bowl is good for the game. Probably in the minority, but it seems I usually am.
    That should be a point of pride, my friend.

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    Re: Georgia Tech vs Kent State Orange bowl

    Quote Originally Posted by VAHawkFan View Post
    That should be a point of pride, my friend.
    Illuminiti. 1%. Yes, it is. Secret hand shake. Secret ring. I might go to the Orange Bowl. I'm usually down there this that time of year.
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    Re: Georgia Tech vs Kent State Orange bowl

    Quote Originally Posted by Golfer View Post
    Illuminiti. 1%. Yes, it is. Secret hand shake. Secret ring. I might go to the Orange Bowl. I'm usually down there this that time of year.
    Will you be going there via de plane?

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    Quote Originally Posted by FalseMirage View Post
    Will you be going there via de plane?
    No.

    As a 1%er, I spend most of the winter there, so I drive. I am in my 40's after all. I'm "entitled" to it.
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