No. 5 Virginia Tech (11-2) vs. No. 8 Kansas (11-1)
Site -- Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Time, TV -- 8:25, chs. 45, 5
Line -- Virginia Tech by 3
Outlook -- The Hokies lost twice to No. 2-ranked teams - LSU and Boston College - then beat Boston College in the Atlantic Coast Conference cham pionship, while Kansas lost to then-No. 3 Missouri and didn't play for a conference championship. Both of fenses can score, but Virginia Tech is fifth in the nation in total defense, giving up 293.3 yards per game, and second in scoring defense, giving up 15.5 points per game.