For Florida State players and coaches who've worked to reach a BCS bowl, their enthusiasm is understandable. For fans and the college football world at large, however, this Orange Bowl has been met with a collective groan.
Landry Jones said he would come back to Oklahoma to win a national championship and a Heisman Trophy. Neither of those things will happen, but the senior said there's "no better way to go out" than beating Oklahoma State in his last home game.
When the No. 8 Sooners host No. 5 Notre Dame on Saturday at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium, Landry Jones has an opportunity to cement his legacy as one of the best QBs in OU history and create memories that could turn tat contempt into reverence.