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Aug 29, 2013

American Week One Preview

The Tommy Tuberville era at Cincinnati kicks off with a home game against the Purdue Boilermakers. The Bearcats are coming off their fifth 10-win campaign in the last six seasons and look to get off to a quick start with back-to-back games against Big Ten opponents (they visit Illinois next week).    SMU begins their first season in the American Athletic Conference after leaving Conference USA with a Friday night home game against Texas Tech.  The Mustangs and Red Raiders are both […]

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Aug 29, 2013

ACC Week One Preview

Pittsburgh is welcomed to the ACC with its first-ever conference game, a Monday night showdown against 2012 ACC champion Florida State. The No. 12 Seminoles defense which led the league in sacks a year ago, while they figure out their offensive identity following the departure of first-round draft pick QB EJ Manuel.    It’s a top-ten showdown under the lights as No. 8 Clemson opens the season at home against No. 5 Georgia.  Veteran quarterbacks Tajh Boyd and Aaron Murray will garner the […]

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Aug 29, 2013

Preseason Bowl Projections

Bowl Projections (Preseason) Phil Steele– Clemson vs. UCF Jerry Palm– Miami vs. Central Florida SB Nation– Florida State vs. Cincinnati Scout.com/CollegeFootballNews.com– Virginia Tech vs. Louisville Athlon Sports– Miami vs. Cincinnati Sports Illustrated– North Carolina vs. Cincinnati Mark Schlabach (ESPN)– Miami vs. Cincinnati Brad Edwards (ESPN)– Miami vs. Cincinnati Matt Murschel (Orlando Sentinel) – Florida State vs. Rutgers Nine experts combined to pick nine different teams to appear in this year’s Russell Athletic Bowl in seven different matchup combinations. The most […]

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Aug 15, 2013

Russell Athletic Extends Title Partnership Through 2017

In conjunction with this afternoon’s announcement of the new Russell Athletic Bowl matchup that begins in 2014, Florida Citrus Sports CEO Steve Hogan and Russell Athletic Senior Vice President Gary Barfield announced an extension of the bowl’s title sponsorship through 2017. In 2012, Russell Athletic signed a partnership with Florida Citrus Sports to become the new title sponsor of the game, which moved to Orlando from Miami in 2001. The inaugural Russell Athletic Bowl this past season featuring Virginia Tech […]

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