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CLEMSON, SC - AUGUST 31: A view of the BCS National Championship Trophy during their game at Memorial Stadium on August 31, 2013 in Clemson, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Which BCS Buster Has Inside Track To The Bowl Championship Series?

Northern Illinois looks to become the second back-to-back BCS Buster in the history of the BCS, joining TCU. Fresno State, currently the top team in the BCS-busting Mountain West Conference, is looking to reach their first BCS bowl game. So, who has the best shot?

10/29/2013

The Michigan State Spartans huddle up before the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl against the TCU Horned Frogs at Sun Devil Stadium on December 29, 2012 in Tempe, Arizona. (Getty Images/Christian Petersen)

MSU Boots TCU In Wild Wings Bowl

Le’Veon Bell ran for 107 of his 145 yards in the second half and helped set up Dan Conroy for a 47-yard field goal with 1:01 left, sending TCU to a 17-16 loss to Michigan State in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl Saturday night.

97.1 The Ticket–12/30/2012

ORLANDO, FL - JANUARY 01: Andrew Maxwell #10 of the Michigan State Spartans passes the ball during the Capitol One Bowl against the Alabama Crimson Tide at the Florida Citrus Bowl on January 1, 2011 in Orlando, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl Primer: Michigan State vs. TCU

After finishing the 2011 season with a 33-30 triple-overtime win over Georgia in the Outback Bowl, Michigan State was considered a serious contender for a Big Ten title in 2012, thanks in large part to a hellacious defense.

97.1 The Ticket–12/29/2012

Andrew Maxwell #10 of the Michigan State Spartans leaves the field after a 24-28 loss to the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Spartan Stadium Stadium on November 3, 2012 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Credit: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Frogs, Spartans Looking To Build Momentum For ’13

The Spartans had the nation’s fourth-best defense and were 10th in scoring, while the Horned Frogs were 10th against the run.

97.1 The Ticket–12/28/2012

EAST LANSING, MI - SEPTEMBER 29: A Michigan State helmet sits on the sideline during a game against the Ohio State Buckeyes at Spartan Stadium on September 29, 2012 in East Lansing, Michigan. Ohio State won the game 17-16. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl Preview Capsule

Both TCU and Michigan State are trying to build momentum for next season after limping down the stretch in 2012.

97.1 The Ticket–12/28/2012

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - DECEMBER 03: Head coach Mark Dantonio of the Michigan State Spartans looks on during warm ups against the Wisconsin Badgers during the Big 10 Conference Championship Game at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 3, 2011 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Spartans Arrive In Arizona; Focused On Winning Bowl Game

There’s almost nothing normal about playing a postseason college football game in late December.

97.1 The Ticket–12/26/2012

TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 02: Coach Mark Dantonio of the Michigan State Spartans directs play against the Georgia Bulldogs in the Outback Bowl January 2, 2012 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

TCU, Michigan State In Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl

There might not be anything wild going on at the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl.

97.1 The Ticket–12/03/2012

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