Orange Bowl Win Huge for Hawkeyes and Big Ten
Iowa winning the 2010 Orange Bowl doesn't just mean something to everyone in the Hawkeye nation.
It means something to entire Big Ten.
Iowa's win, with the nation waching, helps to further restorerespect to the conference after a few years of being a punching bag forcollege football reporters.
The conference finished 4-3 in bowl games this season, much betterthan its 1-6 performance last year. Two of the wins this year came inBCS games.
All four wins all came against ranked opponents.
Ohio State defeated the Pack Ten's best, Oregon, in the Rose Bowlwith ease. Iowa beat the ACC Champions, Georgia Tech, in the OrangeBowl in a convincing fashion.
Penn State smashed a tough SEC team, LSU, in the Capital One Bowland Wisconsin beat up on the ACC's most talented team, Miami, in theChamps Sports...