NIU deserves to be there, period.
the former CrimsonBleedRed.
NIU got in on a technicallity. They do not really deserve to be there. The Orange Bowl was forced to take them. It's bad for the Orange Bowl and college football. This should have been a showcase game. It is not.
Pronounced as or-e-bama not Obama.
Or Chris, if you prefer. :)
Truth hurts, I guess. Seems like the Orange Bowl is doing whatever it takes to drum up interest.
Ahh yes... we're back to defending the "sanctity" of the Orange Bowl game.
“We have 45 men suited up. They're all supposed to be ready to play.”
"I deserve a mute supermodel who likes pasty Irish guys and loves to cook."
Harvey Bullock - Gotham
I hope NIU whoops some 'Noles butt.
"She is the last of her kind, she thought. No wars had ever touched her, and she had lived through three; nothing had disturbed that world of hers, where gentlemen smoked on the porch or in hammocks, where ladies fanned themselves gently and drank cool water." - Jean Louise Finch describing her aunt in 'Go Set a Watchman'