Five game winning streak. BCS top 5 rankings Growing national attention and support. Title shot in the ACC. Potential Orange Bowl bid.
The U’s 41-23 loss last night to the hands of Georgia Tech eliminates for all intents and purposes any hope for a Cinderella season. GaTech rolled over UM’s touted defence with over 400 rushing yards.
Still bowl eligible, the Canes will need to regroup and put in a solid showing against the NC State Wolfpack next week in order to secure a mid-bowl bid. Otherwise it might be another Micron PC Bowl affair. And we all know green and orange doesn’t go so well with a royal blue pitch.