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Oct 30, 2014

ACC & Big 12 Week 10 Preview

Throughout the college football season, members of the Florida Citrus Sports Team Selection Committee are out on the road to meet with fans of our partner schools (including new Big 12 partners) to spread the word about the Russell Athletic Bowl’s new matchup and our brand-new home field opening for the 2014 bowl season. Here are seven of the notable games across our partner conferences where we will be in attendance this weekend: Both Florida State (7-0, 4-0 ACC) and […]

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Oct 30, 2014

CFP Poll, Week 1: What It Means For The Russell Athletic Bowl

The first of seven Top 25 rankings decided by the 12-member College Football Playoff selection committee was released Tuesday night.  You can get a better understanding of how the committee ranks teams with a couple of helpful breakdowns: one from BusinessInsider and another from Sports On Earth. The following are the committee’s Top 25 teams through week nine of the season: Mississippi State Florida State Auburn Ole Miss Oregon Alabama TCU Michigan State Kansas State Notre Dame Georgia Arizona Baylor […]

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Oct 29, 2014

Russell Athletic Bowl Projections Round-Up, Week 10

Jerry Palm (CBSSports) – Duke vs. Baylor Phil Steele (Phil Steele’s College Football Preview) – Louisville vs. Kansas State Brett McMurphy (ESPN) – Duke vs. West Virginia Mark Schlabach (ESPN) – Duke vs. Oklahoma Bill Bender (Sporting News) – Duke vs. West Virginia David M. Hale (ESPN ACC Blog)/Brandon Chatmon (Big 12 Blog) – Duke vs. Baylor Brant Parsons (Orlando Sentinel) – Duke vs. TCU Following the first set of rankings released by the College Football Playoff selection committee, the […]

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Oct 27, 2014

#ClickBait, Week10: A Perfect Trio, Fireworks While Supplies Last, and a K-State Bird Ventriloquist

#ClickBait is our weekly recap of the most viral stuff in the Russell Athletic Bowl’s corner of the college football world. Keep up with the latest buzzworthy stories, pictures and other cool stuff from around the ACC and Big 12 as we prepare for Week 10. Reading Material Shaquille Mason’s game day motivation is a little different than his fellow Georgia Tech teammates. Three hours Pitt fans never want to speak of again. Some might say three’s company, but when […]

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Oct 23, 2014

ACC & Big 12 Week Nine Preview

Throughout the college football season, members of the Florida Citrus Sports Team Selection Committee are out on the road to meet with fans of our partner schools (including new Big 12 partners) to spread the word about the Russell Athletic Bowl’s new matchup and our brand-new home field opening for the 2014 bowl season. Here are five of the notable games across our partner conferences where we will be in attendance this weekend: West Virginia (5-2, 3-1) travels to Boone […]

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Oct 22, 2014

Russell Athletic Bowl Projections Round-Up, Week 9

Jerry Palm (CBSSports) – Duke vs. Baylor Phil Steele (Phil Steele’s College Football Preview) – Louisville vs. Kansas State Brett McMurphy (ESPN) – Duke vs. West Virginia Mark Schlabach (ESPN) – Duke vs. Oklahoma Bill Bender (Sporting News) – Duke vs. TCU David M. Hale (ESPN ACC Blog)/Brandon Chatmon (Big 12 Blog) – Duke vs. Baylor Brant Parsons (Orlando Sentinel) – Duke vs. TCU Duke is the overwhelming favorite to play in this year’s Russell Athletic Bowl after giving Virginia […]

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Oct 20, 2014

#ClickBait, Week 9: Advice From Jimbo, Matthew McConaughey’s School Pride, and One Out of Control Riot

#ClickBait is our weekly recap of the most viral stuff in the Russell Athletic Bowl’s corner of the college football world. Keep up with the latest buzzworthy stories, pictures and other cool stuff from around the ACC and Big 12 as we prepare for Week 9. Reading Material Jameis Winston and Jimbo Fisher embraced on the field following Florida State’s 31-27 win against Notre Dame. As the two were together, microphones picked up the advice that Fisher gave his star […]

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Oct 17, 2014

ACC & Big 12 Week Eight Preview

Throughout the college football season, members of the Florida Citrus Sports Team Selection Committee are out on the road to meet with fans of our partner schools (including new Big 12 partners) to spread the word about the Russell Athletic Bowl’s new matchup and our brand-new home field opening for the 2014 bowl season.   Here are ten of the notable games across our partner conferences where we will be in attendance this weekend: One of this week’s highly-anticipated games […]

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Oct 14, 2014

Russell Athletic Bowl Projections Round-Up, Week 8

Jerry Palm (CBSSports) – Duke vs. Kansas State Phil Steele (Phil Steele’s College Football Preview) – Virginia Tech vs. Kansas State Brett McMurphy (ESPN) – Louisville vs. Oklahoma State Mark Schlabach (ESPN) – Duke vs. Kansas State Bill Bender (Sporting News) – Virginia Tech vs. Oklahoma State David M. Hale (ESPN ACC Blog)/Brandon Chatmon (Big 12 Blog) – Virginia Tech vs. Kansas State Brant Parsons (Orlando Sentinel) – Virginia vs. TCU Following a few shakeups in the ACC, Virginia Tech […]

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Oct 14, 2014

#ClickBait, Week 8: Florida State Fans’ Clever Sense of Humor,Baylor’s Win Probability Chart, & the ACC Reach Fans in a New Way

#ClickBait is our weekly recap of the most viral stuff in the Russell Athletic Bowl’s corner of the college football world. Keep up with the latest buzzworthy stories, pictures and other cool stuff from around the ACC and Big 12 as we prepare for Week 8. Reading Material With so much attention being paid to Florida State QB Jamies Winston, Seminole fans started the #BlameJameis hashtag in reaction to some of the coverage. The Irish and Seminoles haven’t played many […]

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