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8. The wrath of Kirk

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Why is college football the only sport that doesn¿t embrace underdogs? News that Mid-American Conference champion Northern Illinois had earned an automatic bid to the Orange Bowl drew unexpected and vitriolic backlash from many analysts, including ESPN¿s Kirk Herbstreit. Northern Illinois... Carlos Osorio / Associated Press