For more on Florida State's Orange Bowl victory over Northern Illinois, check out Pete Thamel's take and our Laff Riot Twitter wrap. MIAMI – ”We made some plays, too,” Rod Carey said. “We didn't make enough of 'em.

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The last game of the day is the Orange Bowl (no, John Boehner is not playing) with Northern Illinois (12-1) versus Florida State (11-2). Use this as an open thread, talk about today's games, who you think will win the BCS

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The Orange Bowl capped a wild month for NIU, which lost a coach (Dave Doeren to NC State) and gained a new one (Rod Carey). Carey, the Huskies' offensive coordinator and offensive line coach, made his head-coaching debut in the bowl game.