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Nov 30, 2015

Week 13 Poll Breakdown: ACC & Big 12

After a win over in-state rival South Carolina, Clemson remained the number one team in both polls. Florida State and TCU made big jumps after rivalry wins, while Baylor and Oklahoma State fell the furthest. Associated Press Top 25. Big 12 teams in red, ACC in blue. Notre Dame in gold. Rank Team Record PV Rank 1 Clemson 12-0 1 2 Alabama 11-1 3 3 Oklahoma 11-1 5 (+2) 4 Iowa 12-0 3 5 Michigan State 11-1 6 6 Ohio […]

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Nov 30, 2015

ACC & Big 12 Week 13 Recap:Big Time Wins For Sooners, Tar Heels, Horned Frogs, Seminoles

#19 TCU defeated #7 Baylor, 28-21 (2OT) Trevone Boykin threw an 8-yard touchdown pass to KaVontae Turpin in the second overtime as the Horned Frogs (10-2, 7-2 Big 12) knocked the Bears (10-2, 7-2 Big 12) out of contention for their third straight Big 12 title. Boykin threw for 148 yards and two touchdowns and ran for a one-yard score in the first overtime. Devin Chafin ran for 119 yards and two scores, and caught a four-yard touchdown in the […]

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Nov 30, 2015

Week 13 ACC & Big 12 Recap: TCU Wins in OT, North Carolina Keeps On Winning

#19 TCU defeated #7 Baylor, 28-21 (2OT) Trevone Boykin threw an 8-yard touchdown pass to KaVontae Turpin in the second overtime as the Horned Frogs (10-2, 7-2 Big 12) knocked the Bears (10-2, 7-2 Big 12) out of contention for their third straight Big 12 title. Boykin threw for 148 yards and two touchdowns and ran for a one-yard score in the first overtime. Devin Chafin ran for 119 yards and two scores, and caught a four-yard touchdown in the […]

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Nov 25, 2015

Week 13 ACC & Big 12 Preview:Showdown Time in Florida, Oklahoma, and Texas

In the thirteenth week of the college football season, members of the Florida Citrus Sports Team Selection Committee are making visits throughout ACC and Big 12 country, meeting with fans across both conferences in advance of the Russell Athletic Bowl on December 29th. #7 Baylor at #19 TCU – Friday at 7:30 p.m. on ESPN The Bears (9-1, 6-1 Big 12) lead the NCAA with 644.1 yards per game and 53.8 points per contest. On the other side of the […]

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Nov 24, 2015

Week 12 Russell Athletic Bowl Projections

With just one week left in the regular season, members of the media have narrowed their projections down to just a few teams in both partner conferences. Here are your week five projections for the 26th Russell Athletic Bowl. Jerry Palm (CBSSports.com):  North Carolina vs. TCU Jason Kirk (SBNation): North Carolina vs. TCU Mark Schlabach (ESPN):  North Carolina vs. TCU Brett McMurphy (ESPN): North Carolina vs. TCU Bill Bender (Sporting News): Florida State vs. TCU College Sports Madness: Florida State […]

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Nov 23, 2015

Week 12 Poll Breakdown: ACC & Big 12

Baylor made the biggest jump of the week after going into Stillwater and handing Oklahoma State its first loss of the season, 45-35. The Bears jumped three spots in both polls. On the contrary, TCU slid the furthest after they were defeated by Oklahoma. Associated Press Top 25. Big 12 teams in red, ACC in blue. Notre Dame in gold. Rank Team Record PV Rank 1 Clemson 11-0 1 2 Alabama 10-1 3 3 Iowa 11-0 6 4 Notre Dame […]

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Nov 23, 2015

ACC & Big 12 Week 12 Recap: Sooners Outlast Horned Frogs

#10 Baylor defeated #6 Oklahoma State, 45-35The Bears (9-1, 6-1 Big 12) pulled off one of the biggest road wins in program history, defeating the Cowboys (10-1, 7-1 Big 12) for their first win in Stillwater in 76 years. Cliff Johnson, Baylor’s third string quarterback, came off the bench in the second half to throw for two touchdowns and run for another while their injury-plagued defense held Oklahoma State to just eight yards rushing. #7 Oklahoma defeated #18 TCU, 30-29 […]

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Nov 19, 2015

Week 12 ACC & Big 12 Preview: Two Huge Big 12 Showdowns

In the twelfth week of the college football season, members of the Florida Citrus Sports Team Selection Committee are making visits throughout ACC and Big 12 country, meeting with fans across both conferences in advance of the Russell Athletic Bowl on December 29th. #10 Baylor at #6 Oklahoma State – 7:30 p.m. on FOX The Baylor Bears (8-1, 5-1 Big 12) travel to Stillwater to face-off against the undefeated Cowboys (10-0, 7-0 Big 12). Saturday marks the 33rd meeting between […]

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Nov 17, 2015

Week 11 Russell Athletic Bowl Projections

With just a few weeks of the regular season remaining, media projections for the Russell Athletic Bowl have started to focus on a couple of teams from each partner conference. Here are your week five projections for the 26th Russell Athletic Bowl. Jerry Palm (CBSSports.com):  North Carolina vs. TCU Jason Kirk (SBNation):  North Carolina vs. TCU Mark Schlabach (ESPN):  North Carolina vs. West Virginia Brett McMurphy (ESPN):  North Carolina vs. West Virginia Bill Bender (Sporting News): Florida State vs. TCU […]

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Nov 16, 2015

Week 11 Poll Breakdown: ACC & Big 12

Oklahoma and North Carolina were the bigger winners from the Big 12 and ACC in the latest round of top-25 polls. Both the Sooners and the Tar Heels made big jumps after wins over Baylor and Miami, respectively. The Big 12, ACC and Notre Dame make up eight of the top-25 and five of the top-10. Associated Press Top 25. Big 12 teams in red, ACC in blue. Notre Dame in gold. Rank Team Record PV Rank 1 Clemson 10-0 […]

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