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In college football, you're either playing in a bowl or a cracked teacup
Terry Pluto explains why college football has so many bowl games (35) and why teams keep going to some of the most obscure
by WKSU's AMANDA RABINOWITZ


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Amanda Rabinowitz
 
Kent State University will earn $750,000 for playing in the GoDaddy.com bowl...but will likely see only a fraction of that payout.
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College football’s Mid-American Conference has a record seven teams playing in bowl games this year. Some games are more prestigious than others. Northern Illinois will play in the coveted BCS Orange Bowl while Kent State will play in the GoDaddy.com Bowl in Mobile, Alabama. Then there’s the Independence Bowl, The Belk Bowl and the list goes on.

WKSU commentator Terry Pluto talks to Amanda Rabinowitz about why college football has 35 bowl games, why teams go and what's in it for them.

Terry Pluto bowl game commentary audio

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Terry Pluto talks tongue-in-cheek about ESPN's bowl game rankings

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