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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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Nov 12, 2015

Week 11 ACC & Big 12 Preview:Sooners And Bears Battle In The Big 12

In the eleventh 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. Virginia Tech at Georgia Tech – Thursday at 7:30 p.m. on ESPN At halftime, the Yellow Jackets (3-6, 1-5 ACC) have planned a celebration of the 25th anniversary of their 1990 National Championship Citrus Bowl team, and […]

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Nov 10, 2015

Week 10 Russell Athletic Bowl Projections

After Florida State’s upset bid of No. 1 Clemson fell short, the ‘Noles are projected to come to Orlando by five media members. The media projected just one other ACC team, North Carolina. For the Big 12, Oklahoma State leads the projections with three. Two other Big 12 teams are projected to come to Orlando as well.  Here are your week five projections for the 26th Russell Athletic Bowl. Jerry Palm (CBSSports.com): Florida State vs. Oklahoma State Jason Kirk (SBNation): […]

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Nov 09, 2015

Week 10 ACC & Big 12 Recap:Cowboys Upset The Horned Frogs

#14 Oklahoma State 49, #8 TCU 29Mason Rudolph passed for 352 yards and five touchdowns as the Cowboys (9-0, 6-0 Big 12) upset the Horned Frogs (8-1, 5-1 Big 12) to strengthen its case for a playoff spot. James Washington caught five passes for 184 yards and three touchdowns as Oklahoma State won their first nine games of the season for just the third time in school history. #1 Clemson 23, #16 Florida State 13 The Tigers (9-0, 6-0 ACC) […]

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Nov 09, 2015

Week 10 Poll Breakdown: ACC & Big 12

A great weekend of college football saw a few shake-ups among ranked ACC and Big 12 teams. Thanks to a 23-13 victory over Florida State, the Clemson Tigers are the new AP No. 1. Another big winner was Oklahoma State, who jumped into the top-5 after beating TCU by 20 in Stillwater. No teams in the Big 12 and ACC fell out of the polls and no new teams entered. Associated Press Top 25. Big 12 teams in red, ACC […]

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Nov 05, 2015

Week 10 ACC & Big 12 Preview: #1 Clemson hosts FSU, Top-15 Battle In Stillwater

In the tenth 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 29.   #16 Florida State at #1 Clemson – 3:30 p.m. on ABC The Seminoles (7-1, 5-1 ACC) and Tigers (8-0, 5-0 ACC) clash for the fourth straight time as ranked teams. Florida State leads the all-time series […]

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Nov 03, 2015

Week 9 Russell Athletic Bowl Projections

After a quiet week in the polls, five of the media projections for the 2015 Russell Athletic Bowl remained the same. Florida State and North Carolina are the two ACC teams projected to come to Orlando, along with Notre Dame in the ACC bowl slot. The media has four different teams on the Big 12 side projected to play in the City Beautiful. Here are your week five projections for the 26th Russell Athletic Bowl. Jerry Palm (CBSSports.com):  Florida State […]

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Nov 02, 2015

Week 9 Poll Breakdown: ACC & Big 12

In the latest polls, the big winner was North Carolina. The Tar Heels defeated Pittsburgh last Thursday in a crucial ACC Coastal matchup. The win jumped them into the top-25 and they were just one of two ACC schools to make a move in the latest polls. Associated Press Top 25. Big 12 teams in red, ACC in blue. Notre Dame in gold. Rank Team Record PV Rank 1 Ohio State 8-0 1 2 Baylor 7-0 2 3 Clemson 8-0 […]

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Nov 02, 2015

Week 9 ACC & Big 12 Recap: Miami Stuns Duke, TCU Stays Undefeated

Miami 30, #22 Duke 27 The Blue Devils (6-2, 3-1 ACC) rallied back from a 12-point deficit, only to lose on a controversial eight-lateral kickoff return by the Hurricanes (5-3, 2-2 ACC) in the closing seconds. Trailing 24-12 with six minutes remaining, QB Thomas Sirk (31-52, 258 yards) capped a 14-play drive with a with a 13-yard touchdown pass to Johnell Barnes. Miami went three-and-out, and Duke mounted a 10 play, 80-yard drive culminating with a 1-yard rush by Sirk […]

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Nov 02, 2015

Tickets To The 26th Annual Russell Athletic Bowl Now On Sale

Tickets for the 70th Annual Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl are now on sale to the general public. Tickets may be purchased at Ticketmaster.com, any Ticketmaster outlet, at the Amway Center box office or by phone (800.745.3000). Ticket prices for both games start as low as $60.  Premium sideline seating for the game – including club seats – are available through membership ticket packages with Florida Citrus Sports (FCSports). Packages also include an assortment of benefits, such as parking passes, […]

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