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Dec 28, 2013

Louisville Wins Russell Athletic Bowl, 36-9

In it’s final season in the American Athletic Conference, the Louisville Cardinals (12-1, 7-1 AAC) defeated future ACC foe Miami (9-4, 5-3 ACC) 36-9 in front of 51,098 fans at the Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium on Saturday night. “I’m so proud of my football team and what they have accomplished,” Louisville head coach Charlie Strong said. “We knew that we had to play well in all three phases of the game and we accomplished that.” The Cardinals were lead by […]

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Dec 27, 2013

Four-Year Veteran Michalee Harris Prepares For His Postseason Debut

Michalee Harris has waited four years for this. Although the redshirt junior has been a part of the Louisville team since 2010 (a stretch that has seen three previous postseason appearances), he will be playing in his first bowl game on Saturday night. In Harris’ first year on campus, he sat out the entire season due to injury. The next season, he was tied for third all-time in receptions and ranked fifth in receiving yards among freshmen wide receivers in […]

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Dec 27, 2013

Louisville Men’s Basketball Game Viewing Options At FanZone

Fans looking to watch the Louisville/Kentucky men’s basketball game before tomorrow’s game will have a couple of options available at McCracken Field adjacent to the Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium. The Russell Athletic Bowl FanZone opens at 2:45 tomorrow afternoon and is free to anyone with a Bowl Patch. Patches can be purchased at Orlando Bowl Week Fan HQ on International Drive, or you can pay $10 at the gate of FanZone to get one. FanZone will feature two large screens […]

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Dec 26, 2013

Know Before You Go: Parking, Shuttle and Stadium Information

Important fan information before the game. Parking, Transportation & Shuttle Information Stadium parking lots open at 8:00 a.m. on December 28. In order to park in a stadium lot, you must purchase your pass in advance at ClickAndPark.com. Overnight RV parking must also be purchased in advance via ClickAndPark.com. Overnight RV parking begins at 8:00 a.m. one day prior to the game. See Parking Map Fans who do not have a pre-purchased pass are encouraged to use the City of […]

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Dec 24, 2013

Fav’ The Best Russell Athletic #Hashswag Giveaway Finalists

12/25 UPDATE: @ZachTBlackburn is our winner! Here are the best entries from our Russell Athletic #Hashswag giveaway contest. The most “favorited” tweet by 5:00 pm on Christmas Day wins a $2000 gift card from Russell Athletic! First, he’s not eligible to win but we felt like TC Stallings deserved some recognition: I’m a Former #Cardinal RB & Current @RussellAthletic model,& UofL’s in the @RussellAthBowl. Best of both worlds. #RAB pic.twitter.com/NeVIgzeKj8 — T.C. Stallings (@TCStallings) December 21, 2013 Zachary deserves special […]

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Dec 19, 2013

Russell Athletic Bowl Mobile Application Now Available

The Russell Athletic Bowl mobile application is now live in the iTunes App Store and Google Play. The official mobile app is an interactive, digital version of the printed fan guide that is distributed to ticket purchasers and throughout Orlando during Orlando Bowl Week. It includes a schedule of events, maps, game day parking and shuttle information, stadium policies and procedures, team stats, helpful info on getting around Orlando and links to purchase tickets and other ancillary items. Download the […]

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Dec 10, 2013

Show Us Your #RAB Spirit And Win $2000 In Russell Athletic Gear

Pictured above: Artist rendering of members of the Florida Citrus Sports staff showing some school spirit. Not pictured: Miami, Louisville Russell Athletic is giving fans a chance to earn some new gear in time for bowl season by keeping up with the Russell Athletic Bowl on Twitter. Show us your school spirit (and show us the #RAB hashtag) and one fan will win a $2,000 gift card from Russell Athletic. Send a photo to @RussellAthBowl showing your school spirit, and […]

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Dec 10, 2013

Russell Athletic Bowl a Top 10 Bowl Game to Watch

NFL.com– Russell Athletic Bowl. No. 5 Sports On Earth– Russell Athletic Bowl No. 10 SB Nation– Russell Athletic Bowl No. 8 CBSSports.com– Russell Athletic Bowl No. 9 Crystal Ball Run– Russell Athletic Bowl No. 11 ESPN– Russell Athletic Bowl No. 12 Lost Letterman– Russell Athletic Bowl No. 10 Yahoo– Russell Athletic Bowl No. 13 Athlon Sports-Russell Athletic Bowl No. 9 Composite Average results–Russell Athletic Bowl No. 9.7   The Russell Athletic Bowl also checks in as one of the ten […]

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Dec 08, 2013

No. 25 Miami to Meet No. 16 Louisville in Russell Athletic Bowl

The Miami Hurricanes have been selected to play in the 2013 Russell Athletic Bowl against the Louisville Cardinals. The game takes place December 28th at 6:45 p.m. from Orlando’s Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium, and will be televised nationally by ESPN. Miami will make its fourth trip to the Russell Athletic Bowl after a nine-win season, its best since posting nine in 2009, a season that concluded with a Champs Sports Bowl appearance. QB Stephen Morris enters the game ranked third […]

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Dec 08, 2013

Miami vs. Louisville Matchup Breakdown

Miami and Louisville prepare to square off in the 24th annual Russell Athletic Bowl. This will be the 11th meeting between the two programs with Miami holding an 8-1-1 advantage, but the Cardinals won 31-7 the last time the two met in 2006. Louisville is coming off its second BCS Bowl appearance, a 33-23 win in the Sugar Bowl over Florida, while Miami returns to the post season for the first time since 2010. Louisville Cardinals (Home) Head Coach: Charlie […]

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