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2007 Orange Bowl

2007 FedEx Orange Bowl
BCS Bowl Game
73rd Orange Bowl
1 2 3 4 Total
Wake Forest 0 3 7 3 13
Louisville 0 10 0 14 24
Date January 2, 2007
Season 2006
Stadium Dolphin Stadium
Location Miami Gardens, Florida
MVP Brian Brohm
Favorite Louisville by 10
National anthem CeCe Winans
Referee Tom Ritter (Southeastern Conference)
Halftime show Taylor Hicks and Gladys Knight
Attendance 74,470[1]
United States TV coverage
Network FOX
Announcers: Matt Vasgersian, Terry Donahue, and Pat Haden
Nielsen ratings 7.0[1]
Orange Bowl
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The 2007 FedEx Orange Bowl game was a college football Bowl Championship Series (BCS) bowl game following the 2006 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The game was played on January 2, 2007, at Dolphin Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. The game matched the No. 15 Wake Forest Demon Deacons versus the No. 6 Louisville Cardinals and was televised on Fox.

Each of the teams selected an honorary captain. Wake Forest chose golf great Arnold Palmer, a Wake alumnus, and Louisville chose boxing legend Muhammad Ali, a Louisville native. Dwyane Wade of the hometown Miami Heat presented the coin for the coin toss.

The officiating team was provided by the Southeastern Conference.

Scoring summary

Scoring summary
Quarter Time Drive Team Scoring information Score
Plays Yards TOP WFU UofL
2 14:17 1 2:11 WFU 44-yard field goal by Sam Swank 3 0
2 08:30 61 5:44 UofL 41-yard field goal by Art Carmody 3 3
2 05:53 47 0:38 UofL Anthony Allen 21-yard touchdown reception from Patrick Carter, Art Carmody kick good 3 10
3 11:34 52 1:07 WFU Nate Morton 30-yard touchdown reception from Riley Skinner, Sam Swank kick good 10 10
4 14:46 61 2:17 WFU 36-yard field goal by Sam Swank 13 10
4 12:31 81 2:06 UofL Anthony Allen 1-yard touchdown run, Art Carmody kick good 13 17
4 04:57 71 5:26 UofL Brock Bolen 18-yard touchdown run, Art Carmody kick good 13 24
"TOP" = time of possession. For other American football terms, see Glossary of American football. 13 24


  1. ^ a b "BCS Game Results". September 26, 2007. Retrieved January 13, 2008. 

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