In four years, the Stanford Cardinal have gone from 1-11 to 11-1. They're ranked No. 5 and preparing to play No. 12 Virginia Tech in the Orange Bowl on Monday night.
The Hokies (11-2) made it to Miami thanks to a turnaround of their own. Ranked No. 10 at the start of the season, they opened with a loss at Boise State and a shocking defeat at home against lower-tier James Madison, all in a span of five days. Read More
The Orange Bowl will be a matchup of turnaround teams — Stanford vs. Virginia Tech.Stanford earned a bid Sunday to face the Hokies in the BCS bowl on Jan. 3. The berth caps a remarkable resurgence for the fifth-ranked Cardinal, who have gone from 1-11 to 11-1 in four years. Read More