DeKALB, Ill. -- Northern Illinois football players each receive six tickets for family and friends to attend the Huskies Jan. 1 Orange Bowl date with Florida State.
Notre Dame players won't admit to cheering for either side in Saturday's SEC Championship, as well they shouldn't.
Notre Dame may not be the only Chicagoland team to play in a BCS Bowl game.
Northwestern and Illinois finished the regular season on opposite pages, with Pat Fitzgerald's upstart Wildcats sitting at a 9-3 record (5-3 in the Big Ten) and Tim Beckman's Illini losin
By Mike Clark