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Dec 30, 2014

Clemson Wins 2014 Russell Athletic Bowl 40-6

Game Stats (PDF) Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney was all smiles. His Tigers (10-3, 6-2 ACC) took home an impressive 40-6 victory over Oklahoma (8-5, 5-4) in front of 40,071 fans in the 25th edition of the Russell Athletic Bowl. “We had great preparation,” Swinney said. “We were ready from the opening kick. Oklahoma is a great football team. That’s a lot of the same guys that drove Alabama up and down the field last year. They have a great […]

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Dec 28, 2014

Oklahoma & Clemson Reflect On Bowl Week As Game Day Approaches

 Bob Stoops expects to see a familiar face on the opposing sideline during the Russell Athletic Bowl: Clemson defensive coordinator Brent Venables, who was on the Oklahoma sideline for 13 years (1999-2011) before joining the Tigers’ staff. “I think we texted, ahead of game maybe a week or so when it was a lot of talk that we might be seeing each other, and we were both hoping that it wouldn’t come that way,” Stoops said. “But, again, when you’re […]

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Dec 27, 2014

Players Get Creative During Bowl Gift Shopping Spree

Every year, the Russell Athletic Bowl treats participating players from each team to a shopping spree as part of their bowl gift, and the hot gadgets of the season fly off the shelves. Oklahoma senior defensive end David Driskill didn’t need a new Xbox One or PlayStation 4, though. He needed a new toothbrush — a Sonicare, to be exact. “It seemed like a great opportunity to get a nice toothbrush,” Driskill said. “This is a great way to take […]

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Dec 26, 2014

Clemson, Oklahoma Give Back at Give Kids the World Village

With just three days until the Russell Athletic Bowl, players from Clemson and Oklahoma took time away from the field to play some different games. Both teams visited the Give Kids the World Village in Kissimmee, where they got to dance, play basketball and hoola-hoop with children facing life-threatening illnesses. Give Kids The World is a non-profit organization that provides those children and their families from around the world to experience a memorable, joyful, cost-free visit to the Central Florida […]

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Dec 26, 2014

Orlando’s SunRail Offers Extended Nighttime Hours On Game Day

How are you planning to get to the 2014 Russell Athletic Bowl? If this is the first time that thought has entered your mind, you may be in luck. Beginning December 22, SunRail is adding nighttime service due to popular demand from those looking for a convenient way to take advantage of Downtown Orlando’s many entertainment options – including the Orlando Citrus Bowl Stadium. On top of the normal SunRail weekly schedule, nighttime service will run on extended hours until […]

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Dec 26, 2014

2014 Bowl Program Now Available

The 2014 Russell Athletic Bowl game program is now available in a digital format via University Sports Publications. You can view and download the program at http://orl.do/14RABprogram. Printed souvenir programs are also currently available for sale here.

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Dec 16, 2014

#ClickBait, Oklahoma vs. Clemson Edition: Dabo’s Stories, TK9’s Return and A Pair of Star Freshmen

#Clickbait is our recap of the most viral content from/about the Big 12’s Oklahoma Sooners and ACC’s Clemson Tigers. Keep up with the latest buzzworthy stories, pictures, and other cool stuff as we prepare for the Russell Athletic Bowl game.. Reading Material ESPN’s true freshman All-America team named both Oklahoma running back Samaje Perine and Clemson receiver Artavis Scott Monday. Swinney and staff encountered a series of unfortunate events on their recruiting trip. More than a month after being injured […]

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Dec 09, 2014

Clemson vs. Oklahoma Reactions

The internet exploded with reactions Sunday night once the teams were chosen for the Russell Athletic Bowl. Aside from the New Year’s Six bowls, few games will display as much talent as the matchup between Clemson and Oklahoma. Clemson began its season with two early losses to Georgia and Florida State, but the emergence of freshman quarterback Deshaun Watson combined with the nation’s No. 1 ranked defense among FBS schools makes the Tigers a dangerous team. The Tigers’ top-ranked defense […]

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Dec 07, 2014

#18 Clemson To Take on Oklahoma in 2014 Russell Athletic Bowl

The Clemson Tigers and Oklahoma Sooners have been selected to play in the 2014 Russell Athletic Bowl. This year’s edition, the silver anniversary of the game, will take place on December 29th at the Orlando Citrus Bowl stadium at 5:30 p.m., and will be televised by ESPN. “Russell Athletic is thrilled with the matchup of Clemson and Oklahoma playing in our bowl game,“ said Robby Davis, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Russell Athletic. “The addition of the Big 12 […]

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Dec 04, 2014

CFP Poll, Week 6: What It Means For The Russell Athletic Bowl

The last set of in-season College Football Playoff Rankings was released Tuesday night.  Take a look at the committee’s Top 25 rankings before the ACC championship game and the last regular season games for the Big12. 1.        Alabama 2.       Oregon 3.       TCU 4.       Florida State 5.       Ohio State 6.       Baylor 7.       Arizona 8.       Michigan State 9.       Kansas State 10.   Mississippi State 11.   Georgia Tech 12.   Mississippi 13.   Wisconsin 14.   Georgia 15.   UCLA 16.   Missouri 17.   Arizona State 18.   Clemson 19.   […]

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