It appears ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit has a soul mate. Or at least someone who shares his feelings that the NIU Huskies don’t belong in the BCS Orange Bowl. During the selection show he called their placement “a joke.” Can’t Northern Illinois get any respect? I guess the nation’s longest winning streak and back to back 11 win seasons don’t count for much. Then again losing to a 4-8 Iowa Hawkeyes team doesn’t help. NIU entered the Orange Bowl as two touchdown underdogs to Florida State. But the Noles barely escaped a 6-6 Georgia Tech team to get here, and lost to a mediocre N.C. St team.
And couldn’t the Orange Bowl have shown some some respect and class?
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