In the heart of the Bronx, West Virginia and Syracuse—two notable Big East Conference defectors—will square off for the New Era Pinstripe Bowl title.
On paper, both teams are similar offensively, led by experienced, senior quarterbacks who will go down among the best ever to play the position at their respective schools.
Both of those signal-callers also have talented go-to receivers who can catch well and know how to hit the ground running.
Defensively, the two squads have been gouged at times, but each team also has its individual playmakers.
Let's check out a few places where WVU may hold an advantage over the Orange in New York.