Northern Illinois looks to become the second back-to-back BCS Buster in the history of the BCS, joining TCU. Fresno State, currently the top team in the BCS-busting Mountain West Conference, is looking to reach their first BCS bowl game. So, who has the best shot?
he Orange Bowl trophy is displayed inside Stanford’s football offices, a powerful, glistening symbol of the rapid resurgence of the program that new coach David Shaw passes every day.
Stanford athletic director Bob Bowlsby has met with the entire Orange Bowl-winning Cardinal football staff since the departure of coach Jim Harbaugh to the San Francisco 49ers on Friday.
Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh met well into the evening Wednesday with the San Francisco 49ers about their head coaching vacancy, sources with knowledge of the situation said.
In an otherwise meaningless bowl game, Andrew Luck demonstrated why no quarterback in college football is more NFL ready, and why no player will go higher in the draft.
The Jim Harbaugh sweepstakes keeps getting upped by the hour — with reports that the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers, Miami Dolphins and Denver Broncos are working the hard sell, as well as the University of Michigan.
Andrew Luck threw for 287 yards and four touchdowns Monday night to lead fifth-ranked Stanford past No. 12 Virginia Tech 40-12.
“There’s no NCAA sport that doesn’t have a playoff system,” Jim Harbaugh said. “So why not football?”
Stanford’s sophomore quarterback Andrew Luck takes the national stage Monday evening in the Orange Bowl, when No. 5 Stanford (11-1) faces the No. 12-ranked Hokies (11-2).
Andrew Luck has been traveling around the country enough the past few weeks. He’s going to spend Christmas in a hotel room near the Stanford campus.