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Oct 25, 2012

ACC Week Nine Preview

The last time Clemson (6-1, 3-1 ACC) traveled to Wake Forest (4-3, 2-3 ACC) for a Thursday night game, the Demon Deacons upset the Tigers 12-7 in 2008. This time around, Clemson boasts the ACC’s top-ranked passing offense (301 ypg). Wake has played well at home against its Atlantic Division foe, however, winning three of the last five in the series at BB&T Field. Duke (6-2, 3-1 ACC) is bowl eligible for the first time since 1994 after beating rival […]

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Oct 25, 2012

Big East Week Nine Preview

The two highest-scoring offenses in the Big East clash when Cincinnati (5-1,1-0 Big East) meets No. 16 Louisville (7-1, 1-0 Big East) in the 52nd edition of The Battle for the Keg of Nails. The Bearcats have won the last four in the series, but the Cardinals hope to remain in the realm of the unbeaten by defeating their border rival. Syracuse (3-4, 2-1 Big East) looks for its first road win of the season when the Orange squares off […]

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Oct 25, 2012

Russell Donates Over $80,000 to Orlando Youth Football

Russell Brands, LLC, title sponsor of the Russell Athletic Bowl, today announced a uniform and equipment donation to the City of Orlando Youth Football (COYF) valued at more than $80,000.  The donation reinforces Russell’s commitment to be a partner to the Orlando community through the Bowl sponsorship and various other community outreach initiatives throughout 2012 and beyond. COYF, which serves young athletes in the Orlando community by teaching good sportsmanship, leadership, teamwork and self-discipline through the sport of football, was […]

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Oct 18, 2012

PrimeSport To Offer VIP Packages To Russell Athletic Bowl

PrimeSport, the leader in providing direct access to the biggest sporting events on the planet, announced today a new partnership with Florida Citrus Sports as the official hospitality and travel provider for the Russell Athletic Bowl and Capital One Bowl. “PrimeSport has an extensive track record in managing VIP experiences and travel packages for high-profile sporting events.” said Steve Hogan, CEO of  Florida Citrus Sports.  “By partnering with PrimeSport, our fans will have a dependable method for securing VIP travel […]

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Oct 12, 2012

Big East Week Seven Preview

No. 20 Rutgers aims for its first 6-0 start since 2006 when the Scarlet Knights host Syracuse Rutgers QB Gary Nova led the Scarlet Knights to a double-overtime win last year after replacing Chas Dodd. Nova has been the starter ever since and is tied for first in the Big East with 10 touchdowns through the air. Syracuse QB Ryan Nassib’s numbers are also stellar. He is tied atop the TD passes list and also leads the conference in passing […]

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Oct 11, 2012

ACC Week Seven Preview

Florida State has matched its best start since 2005 (its last ACC Championship season), despite its first loss at NC State last week. The Seminoles look to improve to 6-1 when they face off with Boston College in Tallahassee. FSU linemen Bjoern Werner and Tank Carradine rank first and second in the ACC in sacks, and they will look to disrupt Eagles QB Chase Rettig, who threw for 234 yards and two scores in a three-point loss to Army. RB Andre Williams was […]

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Oct 04, 2012

Big East Week Six Preview

No. 20 Rutgers (4-0, 1-0 Big East) welcomes Connecticut (3-2, 0-0 Big East) to High Point Solutions Stadium for a “Black Out” as the Scarlet Knights debut their new black uniforms. The Huskies won the matchup last season, 40-22. Rutgers will try to get its first win as a ranked team since 2007. Pittsburgh (2-2, 0-1 Big East) heads to the Carrier Dome for a matchup with Syrcause (1-3, 0-0 Big East). The game marks the 69th time the two […]

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Oct 04, 2012

ACC Week Six Preview

Clemson (4-1,1-1 ACC) hosts Georgia Tech (2-3, 1-2) at Memorial Stadium on Saturday. Tigers QB Tajh Boyd needs just one touchdown pass to become Clemson’s all-time leader. The Old Gold and White will try to improve on their 4-1 record against Dabo Swinney. Florida State (5-0, 2-0 ACC) looks to stretch their win streak to six games when they take on NC State in Raleigh. The Wolfpack set a school record with 674 yards of total offense last week against […]

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