Six months after Kevin Haplea's career was turned upside down by NCAA sanctions against Penn State, the depth of all the changes has yet to sink in as he settles into the Florida State Seminoles program.
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.
In the most lopsided in-state "rivalry" in college football, OU enters this weekend's showdown against the Cowboys with an 82-17-7 advantage. Yet the way OSU has been playing, such a gaudy winning percentage seems unsustainable.