Orange Bowl 2013: Florida State vs. Northern Illinois Live Scores and Analysis

Scott CarasikContributor IIJanuary 1, 2013

Northern Illinois Huskies 10, Florida State Seminoles 31 — Final

Northern Illinois just lost to the Florida State Seminoles 31-10.

NIU's Jordan Lynch had a terrible game going up against the best defense he had played all season. He went 15-for-41 (36.6 percent) for 176 yards, one touchdown and one interception. He also had 23 runs for just 44 yards.

FSU's Lonnie Pryor was the player of the game as his five runs for 134 yards yielded two huge touchdowns. E.J. Manuel also had a great game to finish his career as just the second quarterback in NCAA history to be 4-0 in his bowl games


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Scott Carasik is a Featured Columnist for Bleacher Report. He covers the Atlanta Falcons, NFL and NFL Draft. He is also the Falcons analyst at Drafttek, runs the NFL Draft Website and hosts Kvetching Draftniks Radio.