The Associated Press
MIAMI (AP) - The surprising eighth-ranked Kansas Jayhawks have capped a turnaround season with a victory in the Orange Bowl. The Jayhawks did it with defense, turning three interceptions into 17 points in their 24-21 win over fifth-ranked Virginia Tech. This was the Jayhawks' first major bowl since 1969.
Aqib Talib 60-yard interception return gave the Jayhawks their first touchdown. He was chosen the game's most valuable player.
Kansas finished 12-and-1. A year ago the Jayhawks were 6-and-6.
Kansas quarterback Todd Reesing threw one TD pass and ran two yards for another TD. He finished 21-for-38 for 220 yards.