Michigan plays in Orange Bowl against Florida State

Michigan (10-2, Big Ten) vs Florida State (9-3, ACC), Dec. 30, 8 p.m. EST

LOCATION: Miami Gardens, Florida.


Michigan: LB Jabrill Peppers, 751 all-purpose yards, 72 tackles

Florida State: RB Dalvin Cook, 1,620 rushing yards, 18 touchdowns.


Michigan: The last time the Wolverines came to the Orange Bowl was after the 1999 season, when quarterback Tom Brady threw for 369 yards and four touchdowns to lead Michigan to a 35-34 overtime win over Alabama.

Florida State: The Seminoles are looking for their sixth consecutive win in the Miami Dolphins' stadium, and the streak includes a win over Northern Illinois in the Orange Bowl four seasons ago.


Florida State 51, Michigan 31. (Sept. 28, 1991)


Michigan: 3rd trip to Orange Bowl, 45th bowl game overall.

Florida State: 10th trip to Orange Bowl, 46th bowl game overall.



AP College Football website: www.collegefootball.ap.org

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