2014 Orange Bowl Preview:
Date: January 3, 2014 - 8:30 PM
Teams: BCS/ACC #1 vs. BCS At-Large
2013 Orange Bowl Recap:
Florida State was able to take control of the game early and never found themselves trailing Northern Illinois as they took the win 31-10.
ORANGE BOWL GAME EXPERIENCE:
Location: Miami, Florida
Venue: Sun Life Stadium
Notable MVPs: Matt Leinart, Jarrett Payton, Torrance Marshall
Recent Orange Bowl Games:
The Orange Bowl is one of the legendary bowl games in college football. The Orange Bowl is one of the bowls that helps to make up the BCS bowl games, along with the Sugar, Rose, Fiesta and BCS National Championship Game. The Orange Bowl game is played in Dolphin Stadium in Miami, Florida. Where the Orange Bowl has been the home to many of the legendary players and teams from college football. Like the Nebraska Cornhuskers and Miami Hurricanes who dueled for the National Title in the Orange Bowl in 1984. Or, Charlie Ward and Tommie Frazier who battled in the Orange Bowl in 1993 and 1994, with Ward's Florida State team prevailing in both games. Or how about the matchup in 2006 between legendary coaches, Joe Paterno and Bobby Bowden. Where Penn State eventually edged Florida State 26-23 in three overtimes.
Dolphin Stadium opened in 1985 and has a capacity of approximately 76,500 fans for a football game. Along with the Orange Bowl, Dolphin Stadium is home to the NFL's Miami Dolphins. The Miami Hurricanes also now play their regular season home games at Dolphin Stadium.
The first Orange Bowl was played in 1935. And Fedex has been the primary corporate sponsor of the Orange Bowl since 1989. The ACC has a conference tie-in to the Orange Bowl, which means an ACC team will play in the Orange Bowl unless they are slated to play in the BCS Championship Game. So buy your Orange Bowl Tickets today to see one of the best bowl games in college football live and in-person!
Orange Bowl Preview History