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Old Jan 1, 2013, 08:00 AM   #1
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Northwestern vs Mississippi State
Gator Bowl
11:00am CT - ESPN2

Purdue vs Oklahoma State
Heart of Dallas Bowl
11:00am CT - ESPNU

Michigan vs South Carolina
Outback Bowl
12:00pm CT - ESPN

Georgia vs Nebraska
Capital One Bowl
12:00pm CT - ABC

Wisconsin vs Stanford
Rose Bowl
4:00pm CT - ESPN

Northern Illinois vs Florida State
Orange Bowl
7:30pm CT - ESPN
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Old Jan 1, 2013, 09:20 AM   #2
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Northwestern, OK State, South Carolina, Georgia, Stanford, and Northern Illinois win.

B1G goes 1-4, because Wisconsin isn't prepared with their interim coach, Nebraska is simply not as good as some of us believed, and might be blown out again, OK State took down the Sooners, while Purdue had really about zero wins to brag about, and South Carolina is a dominant team.
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Old Jan 1, 2013, 09:47 AM   #3
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Northwestern, OK State, South Carolina, Georgia, Stanford, and Northern Illinois win.

B1G goes 1-4, because Wisconsin isn't prepared with their interim coach, Nebraska is simply not as good as some of us believed, and might be blown out again, OK State took down the Sooners, while Purdue had really about zero wins to brag about, and South Carolina is a dominant team.
Agree with most but think NW may take it on the chin and NIU is likely to get throttled. Look at what the MAC teams have been doing in the lesser bowl games and NIU played some tight games in conference.
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Old Jan 1, 2013, 09:59 AM   #4
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I've been pleasantly surprised at the number of NIU fans we've seen so far in South Florida. Hoping for a Huskies upset but at the very least, a competitve, non-blowout game.

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Old Jan 1, 2013, 10:27 AM   #5
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Purdue is already getting stomped.
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Old Jan 1, 2013, 10:32 AM   #6
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I love the Rose Bowl, but I never understood why it was called 'The Grandaddy of Them All' if it wasn't the nat'l championship game?
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Old Jan 1, 2013, 10:35 AM   #7
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I almost always pull for B1G teams, but I hate NU. Unfortunately they are up 10-0 already.

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Old Jan 1, 2013, 10:42 AM   #8
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I love the Rose Bowl, but I never understood why it was called 'The Grandaddy of Them All' if it wasn't the nat'l championship game?
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The Rose Bowl is nicknamed "The Granddaddy of Them All" because it is the oldest bowl game, and is often considered[by whom?] the most prestigious of all the bowl games. It was first played in 1902, and has been played annually since 1916.

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Old Jan 1, 2013, 10:48 AM   #9
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Huh, interesting. Just seemed kind of strange to keep hearing them call it the most important of them all, even though it wasn't the nat'l championship game...
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Old Jan 1, 2013, 10:58 AM   #10
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There was no national championship game until 1998 (or 1992 depending on the definition).

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Old Jan 1, 2013, 11:10 AM   #11
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ugh, could Miss St. suck anymore today?
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Old Jan 1, 2013, 11:26 AM   #12
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Depressing that NW Suckcats could be the only B1G winner today . . .

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Old Jan 1, 2013, 11:41 AM   #13
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Nebraska with 2 quick scores.
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Old Jan 1, 2013, 11:47 AM   #14
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Every time I see Lou Holtz on the screen I want to vomit. Or worse.

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Old Jan 1, 2013, 01:14 PM   #15
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Every time I see Lou Holtz on the screen I want to vomit. Or worse.
Be careful. Most modern flat screens respond poorly to the low pH's found in stomach acid.

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Old Jan 1, 2013, 01:19 PM   #16
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Be careful. Most modern flat screens respond poorly to the low pH's found in stomach acid.
And now NU may win a bowl game? Words alone cannot express my hatred for NU.

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Old Jan 1, 2013, 01:27 PM   #17
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And NW STILL sucks . . . but they have broken an unprecedented 64 year record for supreme suckiness.

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Old Jan 1, 2013, 01:53 PM   #18
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The day of the B1G is hanging in the balance right now--Michigan leading by one, Nebraska tied with Georgia...the conference could very easily win two games down the stretch, or lose two.
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Old Jan 1, 2013, 02:25 PM   #19
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Stick a fork in Nebraska, they are done.
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Old Jan 1, 2013, 02:33 PM   #20
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Michigan is in trouble, S. Carolina is driving late

And a last second TD does them in, Gamecocks win

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Old Jan 1, 2013, 02:41 PM   #21
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The one missed sack opportunity for Michigan will haunt them as they are about to go down to S Carolina on that drive.
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Old Jan 1, 2013, 02:43 PM   #22
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And the truth will be revealed . . .

Michigan and Nebraska go down in flames, exposing the B1G as a charlatan, as we've been saying all year. Thanks guys - way to represent the B1G! :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

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Old Jan 1, 2013, 02:43 PM   #23
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double gut punch for the B1G. at least NU and MSU won their games.
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Old Jan 1, 2013, 02:44 PM   #24
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Another embarrassing day for B1G football, not sure it will get any better with the Rose Bowl coming up.
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Old Jan 1, 2013, 02:47 PM   #25
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Another embarrassing day for B1G football, not sure it will get any better with the Rose Bowl coming up.
Not sure why this is "embarrassing"? Wasn't the B1G underdogs in each game? We won one, another came down to the last play.

*shrug*

OK, Purdue should be embarrassed, but they shouldn't have been in a bowl game to begin with. :laugh:
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