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shuke33
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Northern Illinois sells out all of it's Orange Bowl tickets


Per Fox Sports Radio Update




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ehidal1
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re: Northern Illinois sells out all of it's Orange Bowl tickets


Damn. Nice job NIU





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SprintFun
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re: Northern Illinois sells out all of it's Orange Bowl tickets


Well, they were giving students free tickets if they make the trip...so that's kind of inflated.





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Smalls
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re: Northern Illinois sells out all of it's Orange Bowl tickets


They're playing with the numbers somehow.






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BluegrassBelle
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re: Northern Illinois sells out all of it's Orange Bowl tickets


If so that's cool. I know they were only averaging like 15,000 and were expected to come up with a few thousand more then that.





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iliveinabox
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tonyperkis
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re: Northern Illinois sells out all of it's Orange Bowl tickets


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Well, they were giving students free tickets if they make the trip...so that's kind of inflated.


True, but it is still pretty impressive for a MAC school.






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Col Reb is my mascot
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re: Northern Illinois sells out all of it's Orange Bowl tickets


Tickets are listed as low as $2 on stubhub... guess it's FSU that isn't selling any tickets then.





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shuke33
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re: Northern Illinois sells out all of it's Orange Bowl tickets


FSU should donate those tickets to veterans of our military service





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East Coast Band
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re: Northern Illinois sells out all of it's Orange Bowl tickets


Didn't they average around 12k attendance for their home games? now they sold out 17k for a trip 1000 miles from campus?

I am sure many folks would look for any excuse to get out of Illinois in January for Florida, but something still doesn't seem to add up.






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NastyTiger
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re: Northern Illinois sells out all of it's Orange Bowl tickets


That stadium will look like the Hornets arena..





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nvasil1
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re: Northern Illinois sells out all of it's Orange Bowl tickets


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Well, they were giving students free tickets if they make the trip...so that's kind of inflated.

Yeah, but the fact that students are actually making the trip is a win for NIU.

Two of my friends that graduated from there only knew about the Orange Bowl invite because I told them.






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JG77056
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re: Northern Illinois sells out all of it's Orange Bowl tickets


There aren't just the 2 schools' tickets, those $2 stinging tickets are probably local tickets. It's not a 35000 seat stadium.





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CtotheVrzrbck
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Your move BCS.






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LanierSpots
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re: Northern Illinois sells out all of it's Orange Bowl tickets


Awesome but let's wait and see how many are in the seats on gameday.





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UltimateHog
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re: Northern Illinois sells out all of it's Orange Bowl tickets


Probably 40K.





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GeorgiaTide
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re: Northern Illinois sells out all of it's Orange Bowl tickets


That's pretty sad that FSU can't sell their allotment to the fricking Orange Bowl. I get its not a good matchup but it's still an instate BCS Bowl Game.





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chalmetteowl
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re: Northern Illinois sells out all of it's Orange Bowl tickets


BCS is a once in a lifetime thing for NIU people... of course they should be excited





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StraightCashHomey21
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re: Northern Illinois sells out all of it's Orange Bowl tickets


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That's pretty sad that FSU can't sell their allotment to the fricking Orange Bowl. I get its not a good matchup but it's still an instate BCS Bowl Game.



why pay 100 bucks when you can pay 10






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Sophandros
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re: Northern Illinois sells out all of it's Orange Bowl tickets


Well, someone had to pay for those "free" tickets, so the OB got its money.





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