Keep a lookout for a shot of Mike Ilitch’s hair. Best combination of team names: Chippewas and Hilltoppers. Perhaps the worst combination of teams. The throngs attending this one may be derailed by the blizzard.
Everyone Gets a Trophy: Western Kentucky lost four of six, with narrow wins over FIU and North Texas. Willie Taggart jetted off to South Florida, opening the door for Bobby Petrino. Central Michigan went 6-6 in the MAC, with wins over scrubs Southeast Missouri State, Iowa, Akron, Miami of Ohio, Eastern Michigan and UMass. Dan Enos has impressed few, though Detroit News writers seem to be fans.
Player to Watch: Western Kentucky running back Antonio Andrews. He was 6th nationally in yards per game, amassing 1,614 yards and 11 touchdowns.
Story That Will Be Beaten To Death: Petrino.
Recreational Prediction: Central Michigan (+6.5) Bowl Record ATS: 4-3
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