As far as we can tell, Toby’s trip to Miami is the third-longest possible road trip that anyone could make this year between their school and bowl game, and we think it’s likely that it is the longest that anyone is actually doing!
Toby wouldn’t want to claim this title unfairly, so tell us if you or anyone you know is making a longer one. Here’s the comparison with some other potential trips fans might be making, BCS bowls first:
Stanford to Orange Bowl: 3,006 miles
Virginia Tech to Orange Bowl: 889 miles
Wisconson to Rose Bowl: 1,968 miles
TCU to Rose Bowl: 1,405 miles
UConn to Fiesta Bowl: 2,608 miles – very respectable, or it would be if any UConn fans were actually going to this game
Oaklahoma to Fiesta Bowl: 1,028 miles
Ohio State to Sugar Bowl: 921 miles
Arkansas to Sugar Bowl: 611 miles
Oregon to National Championship: 1,220 miles
Auburn to National Championship: 1,817 miles – will be reduced to 0 when Auburn has to vacate the 2010 season
And here are the two possible longer trips:
Boston College to Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl (in SF): 3,101 miles – anyone making this trip? Let us know!
Tulsa to Hawaii Bowl: 3,829 miles – this only counts if you drive to the West Coast and then take a boat to Hawaii. If you’re crazy enough to do this, Toby will respect you.