Orange Bowl 2012

VIDEO: Orange Bowl Mascot Tackle Ends With Postgame Hug


The top contender for Best GIF of 2012 honors couldn't possibly get any better, unless it somehow led to postgame MASCOT HUG. It did! Watch as West Virginia Mountaineers defensive back Darwin Cook...

Dana Holgorsen, Colorado School Of Mines, And The Play That Broke The Orange Bowl


Rich Rodriguez invented much of modern college football while watching a practice accident at minuscule Glenville State College, where his goal for the season was to earn a single first down. Mike...

Orange Bowl 2012: WVU Fans Name AD Oliver Luck Game MVP


The West Virginia Mountaineers' season started in controversial fashion. Now former head coach Bill Stewart was forced to resign in the summer, following accusations that he asked newspaper...

Orange Bowl 2012: Clemson Fans Call For Coordinator's Head After Embarrassing Loss


Here is a list of all of the teams who have given up 70 points in a bowl game: The 2011-12 Clemson Tigers. That's the list. The West Virginia Mountaineers broke a bowl scoring record in their 70-33...

West Virginia Vs. Clemson Recap, Orange Bowl 2012: The Numerical

The stats that mattered in West Virginia's 70-33 destruction of Clemson in last night's Discover Orange Bowl, from Geno Smith's near-perfection, to a second quarter apocalypse, to Orange Bowl defensive battles.

West Virginia Vs. Clemson Final Score, Orange Bowl 2012: WVU Breaks Bowl Record


First things first: the West Virginia Mountaineers became the first team to ever score 70 points in a bowl game, trashing the Clemson Tigers, 70-26, in the 2012 Orange Bowl. Seventy points! From a...

West Virginia Football Continues Orange Bowl Demolition Project


The West Virginia Mountaineers, who entered halftime on pace to score 98 points, are now on pace to score more than 100 points. The opening drive of the 2012 Orange Bowl's second half ended when G...

2012 Orange Bowl Halftime Score: West Virginia Squeezing Out Every Last Point


Ah yes, where were we. The Orange Bowl itself. In a game featuring two packed offenses, the West Virginia Mountaineers have emerged as the team with both the superior offense and defense, for the...

VIDEO: Darwin Cook Scores, Tackles Orange Bowl Mascot


OK, that's a grown man tackling a giant orange, followed by the orange throwing up in a trash can. Let's back up. With both offenses slacking on delivering the promise of maximum points -- only...

ANIMATED: Tavon Austin Cannot Possibly Be Driven Out Of Bounds


West Virginia Mountaineers weapon Tavon Austin has scored his second touchdown of the 2012 Orange Bowl, giving WVU a 21-17 lead early in the second quarter; yes, I said early the second quarter....

2012 Orange Bowl Score Update: Sammy Watkins, Tavon Austin Escalate Hostilities


Clemson Tigers wide receiver Sammy Watkins, perhaps the nation's finest freshman, introduced himself to the sort of national audience that only watches BCS bowl games by snaring a Tajh Boyd bomb...

VIDEO: Andre Ellington Explodes Through West Virginia Defense


Second-team All-ACC Clemson Tigers running back Andre Ellington christened what was supposed to be a festive 2012 Orange Bowl with a 68-yard scoring burst up the middle. Watch as the West Virginia...

2012 Orange Bowl Live Updates: So Far, So Not Scoring


But we were promised points! The Clemson Tigers opened the 2012 Orange Bowl with a three-and-out after a dropped pass by Jaron Brown, and the entire world heaved in disappointment. Live...

Rootability Index: The Orange Bowl, Where Don Knotts Breaks All Ties


The Rootability Index helps you, the uninvested neutral viewer, who to root for in bowl games. Tonight's fox of the hunt: The Orange Bowl, featuring Jon Gruden versus Mike Tirico in a Running...

West Virginia Vs. Clemson, Orange Bowl 2012: Rising To The Occasion

A preview of tonight's Discover Orange Bowl, which provides yet another even matchup, and with two teams that have tended to rise to the occasion in 2011, the level of play could be pretty high, even if the overall rankings are not.

How The BCS Killed The Orange Bowl

The Orange Bowl was once among the premier games in all of college football, but the BCS has squeezed all the life out of the Miami showdown.

Orange Bowl 2012: Cheap Tickets Still Available For Clemson, West Virginia


Haven't bought your ticket yet for the 2012 Orange Bowl between the Clemson Tigers and West Virginia Mountaineers? That's okay, there are plenty of affordable tickets still available for you. On...

Orange Bowl 2012, West Virginia Vs. Clemson: Time, TV Schedule, Odds And More


The West Virginia Mountaineers are getting set to take on the Clemson Tigers in the 2012 Orange Bowl. The game will feature two of the NCAA's better and more explosive offenses in the country. The...

Orange Bowl 2012, West Virginia Vs. Clemson: Offense, Offense Everywhere


The West Virginia Mountaineers and Clemson Tigers both had rough patches in their seasons and came out of conferences that suffered from down years. In some sort of system where the 'best' teams...

Virginia, Auburn Are Going To Confuse You


Photo of Virginia's orange uniform for the Chik-fil-A Bowl.

Orange Bowl 2012: Clemson Vs. West Virginia: Mountaineers Running Back Dustin Garrison To Miss Orange Bowl


West Virginia Mountaineers running back Dustin Garrison was injured during today's practice and will miss the 2012 Orange Bowl against the Clemson Tigers, Brett McMurphy of reports. A...

Orange Bowl 2012: West Virginia Loses Vernard Roberts, Three Others

West Virginia loses a smattering of offensive depth heading into the Orange Bowl against Clemson.

Orange Bowl 2012: Clemson Tigers Arrive In Miami In Style


The Clemson Tigers have arrived in Miami for the 2012 Orange Bowl to play the West Virginia Mountaineers. Upon arrival, they were treated with the classiest of carpets. The orange carpet. "That’s...

Orange Bowl 2012: DeAndre Hopkins Recovering After Car Accident Injury

Clemson receiver DeAndre Hopkins is all right after getting in a car wreck Tuesday, but his status for the Orange Bowl is undetermined.

Everyone's A Winner At The Orange Bowl, Except The Schools Playing It


The FedEx Orange Bowl has gained a bit of a reputation as "that other BCS bowl," mainly due to the inclusion of the usually-undeserving Big East representative and a less-than-interesting ACC...

Orange Bowl 2012: West Virginia Focused On Clemson


With finals over and the rest of the students home for the holidays, the West Virginia Mountaineers football players are focused solely on the Clemson Tigers, their opponent in the 2012 Orange Bowl...

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