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Bowls And Beyond

Thursday, September 11, 2008 11:41am
By: Accsports Staff


THE ORANGE BOWL:

Despite Mostly Miserable Football History, Deacons Breathing Rare Air With Grobe

     Wake Forest (11-2) vs. Louisville (11-1), Jan. 2, 8 p.m., FOX



THE CHICK-FIL-A BOWL:

 Superb Staff, Key Players, Strong Recruiting Elevate Hokies Into Extremely Rare Company

     Virginia Tech (10-2) vs. Georgia (8-4), Dec. 30, 8 p.m., ESPN



THE GATOR BOWL:

Yellow Jackets Celebrate Recruiting Rush With Program’s Best Campaign Since 1998

   Georgia Tech (9-4) vs. W. Virginia (10-2), Jan. 1, 1 p.m., CBS 



THE CHAMPS SPORTS BOWL:

Running Game, Turnovers, Confident Play Return Terps To Good Fortune, Postseason

     Maryland (8-4) vs. Purdue (8-5), Dec. 29, 8 p.m., ESPN



THE MUSIC CITY BOWL:

   Despite Enormous Disappointment Of 2006, Foundation Seems Firm For Talented Tigers

       Clemson (8-4) vs. Kentucky (7-5), Dec. 29, 1 p.m., ESPN



THE MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL:

  Eagles Soared In Decade-Long O’Brien Era, Leaving Strong Foundation For Next Coach

     Boston College (9-3) vs. Navy (9-3), Dec. 30, 1 p.m., ESPN



THE EMERALD BOWL:

    Despite Six-Season Decline, Staff Turnover, 77-Year-Old Bowden Still Oozes Optimism

      Florida State (6-6) vs. UCLA (7-5), Dec. 27, 8 p.m., ESPN



THE MPC COMPUTERS BOWL:

Hurricanes Hope Shannon Restores Success, As Facilities Questions, Other Issues Remain Miami (6-6) vs. Nevada (8-4), Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m., ESPN




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