Winning The Orrin Bowl

Posted by Brandon Kennedy on August-4-2009 Add Comments

On Dec. 20th, 2008, the District hosted its first college bowl game ever, the Eagle Bank bowl between Wake Forest and Navy. The Demon Deacons edged the Midshipmen 29-19. Through the chaos of college football, D.C. held its second bowl game on July 7 in the Dirksen Senate Building—the Orrin Bowl, the University of Utah vs. the University of Nebraska.

The longest standing Republican in the senate, Senator  Orrin Hatch, held a congressional hearing to decide if the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) is fair and if it is in violation of the Sherman Act of 1890.

Michael Young, the President of the University of Utah, matched wits against BCS Presidential Oversight Committee Chairmen and University of Nebraska Chancellor H...

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