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Dec 30, 2015

2015 Game Program Available Online

The 2015 Russell Athletic Bowl game program is now available in a digital format via University Sports Publications. You can view and download the program here.

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Dec 29, 2015

icFlorida.com Guide To Orlando for 12/29

Today is the day! While the main event is this evening, there is plenty of events to enjoy before the game officially kicks off tonight at 5:30 in the Orlando Citrus Bowl. If you need more ideas for what to do while you are in Orlando, check out our Orlando Bowl Week City Guide for more attractions, dining, shopping, nightlife and more. Weather Report Sunny/partly cloudy with a high of 87 and low of 69. Read more. Official Bowl Events […]

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Dec 29, 2015

Important Traffic Information for the Russell Athletic Bowl

Heading to the Russell Athletic Bowl? The Florida Department of Transportation encourages travelers driving to the Citrus Bowl to use the 511 Traveler Information System before hitting the road to stay up-to-date on crashes, congestion, and construction along their route.  The 511 system provides real-time information on all of Florida’s interstates, toll roads, and other major metropolitan roadways, including those traveling near the Citrus Bowl such as I-4, I-95, and Florida’s Turnpike. For real-time traffic updates, travelers can call 511 […]

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Dec 29, 2015

Baylor Wins Record-Shattering Russell Athletic Bowl 49-38

Even without its top two quarterbacks, top running back and award winning wide receiver Baylor (10-3, 6-3 Big 12) exploded for 756 total yards of offense in a 49-38 victory over North Carolina (11-3, 8-0 ACC) in front of 40,418 in the 26th annual Russell Athletic Bowl. “We felt good about it, obviously,” Baylor offensive coordinator Kendal Briles said in place of head coach Art Briles. “Our guys were prepared. Coach Briles talked about it after the game. The last […]

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Dec 28, 2015

icFlorida.com Guide To Orlando for 12/28

We’re one day away from the Russell Athletic Bowl and official bowl events have begun! Of course, Orlando also has plenty of unofficial events to keep you busy. Today’s the last day to buy tickets to the Buffalo Wild Wings Tablegate Hospitality Tent at the Russell Athletic Bowl, our VIP all-inclusive (food, beer, wine, soda) tailgate party in a climate-controlled tent. Get your tickets now. Weather Report Mostly sunny, partly cloudy with a high of 86 and low of 70. […]

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Dec 28, 2015

Central High School Honored as Recipient of the Fifth Annual Russell Athletic ???Fight Like Dylan Award???

Russell Athletic announced Central High School in Providence, Rhode Island as the 2015 “Fight Like Dylan Award” recipient today.  The award, celebrating its fifth year, honors high school programs around the nation that have demonstrated inspiring determination and perseverance through sports. A distinguished panel of judges, led by former NFL coach Tony Dungy, selected Central High School after reviewing hundreds of submissions sent in by coaches, administrators, community members, parents and former athletes from across the country. The Central football […]

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Dec 28, 2015

North Carolina and Baylor Ready for Russell Athletic Bowl

The University of North Carolina Tar Heels were so close to winning an ACC Title. They fell to the No. 1 team in the country by eight points a few weeks ago but UNC head coach Larry Fedora doesn’t hang his head on that. His Tar Heels are 11-2 and looking to become the first UNC program to ever record a 12-win season. “We would make history at the University of North Carolina,” Fedora said.  “ has never been done.  […]

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Dec 27, 2015

icFlorida.com Guide To Orlando for 12/27

Bowl week has begun as we gear up for the Russell Athletic Bowl! Our official bowl events do not begin until tomorrow, but there is still plenty to do around town to enjoy during your stay. Today’s the last day to buy tickets to tomorrow’s Russell Athletic Bowl Kickoff Luncheon. Get your tickets now. Weather Report Partly cloudy with a high of 85 and low of 68. Read more. Local Events Sports Baylor Fan Appreciation Night at I-Drive 360, Home […]

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Dec 27, 2015

North Carolina and Baylor Treat Themselves in Orlando

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. As part of the bowl experience each player from the Russell Athletic Bowl teams receive a $350 gift card to purchase whatever they want at a local retailer in Orlando. On Saturday and Sunday, UNC and Baylor treated themselves to a shopping spree. But, not every player […]

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Dec 26, 2015

North Carolina and Baylor Give Back at the Give Kids The World Village

With just three days until the Russell Athletic Bowl, players from North Carolina and Baylor 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. “To be able to come out here and see some smiles on some children’s faces here at the Village is incredible,” North Carolina head coach Larry Fedora said. “To […]

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