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Nov 30, 2016

Bowl Projections: West Virginia, Miami and Virginia Tech are Likely Contenders Heading Into Championship Week

After thirteen weeks of play and the regular season in the books for all conferences except the Big 12, here are updated projections for the 27th Russell Athletic Bowl from around the college football media. Mark Schlabach (ESPN): Miami vs. West Virginia Brett McMurphy (ESPN): Miami vs. West Virginia Jerry Palm (CBSSports.com): Virginia Tech vs. Oklahoma  State Stewart Mandel (FOX Sports): Miami vs. West Virginia Bill Bender (Sporting News): North Carolina vs. Oklahoma State College Football News: Louisville vs. West […]

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Nov 23, 2016

ACC & Big 12 Weekend Preview: Florida-Florida State Highlights Week 13 Schedule

In the 13th 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 28th. #15 Florida at #14 Florida State – 8:00 p.m. on ABC/ESPN For the second season in a row Florida (8-2, 6-2 SEC) and Florida State (8-3, 5-3 ACC) are both ranked in the Top 15 in the […]

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Nov 23, 2016

Bowl Projections: West Virginia & Virginia Tech Favorites To Meet In Orlando After 12 Weeks

After 12 weeks of play, here are updated projections for the 27th Russell Athletic Bowl from around the college football media. Mark Schlabach (ESPN): Virginia Tech vs. West Virginia Brett McMurphy (ESPN): Virginia Tech vs. West Virginia Jerry Palm (CBSSports.com): Virginia Tech vs. Oklahoma State Bill Bender (Sporting News): Virginia Tech vs. West Virginia College Football News: North Carolina vs. West Virginia Jason Kirk (SB Nation): Florida State vs West Virginia Brant Parsons (Orlando Sentinel): North Carolina vs. West Virginia […]

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Nov 18, 2016

ACC & Big 12 Weekend Preview: Oklahoma-West Virginia Headlines Week 12 Slate

In the 12th 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 28th. #9 Oklahoma at #14 West Virginia at 8:00p.m. on ABC In one of only three games this week to feature two ranked teams, Oklahoma (8-2, 7-0 Big 12) puts their conference unbeaten record on the line as […]

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Nov 16, 2016

Bowl Projections: Virginia Tech and Oklahoma State Favorites To Visit Orlando After Week 11

After eleven weeks of play, here are updated projections for the 27th Russell Athletic Bowl from around the college football media. Mark Schlabach (ESPN): Virginia Tech vs. TCU Brett McMurphy (ESPN): Virginia Tech vs. Oklahoma State Jerry Palm (CBSSports.com): Virginia Tech vs. Oklahoma State Stewart Mandel (FOX Sports): Virginia Tech vs. Oklahoma State Bill Bender (Sporting News):  Florida State vs. Oklahoma State Pete Fiutak (College Football News): North Carolina vs. West Virginia Jason Kirk (SB Nation): Miami vs. West Virginia […]

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Nov 10, 2016

ACC & Big 12 Weekend Preview: Championship Races Heat Up in Week 11

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 28th. Baylor at #11 Oklahoma – 12:00 p.m. on ABC/ESPN2 Oklahoma (7-2, 6-0 Big 12) hosts Baylor (6-2, 3-2 Big 12) looking to remain unbeaten in conference play. Meanwhile, the Bears are looking to right the ship after […]

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Nov 09, 2016

Bowl Projections: Three-Way Race in ACC, Oklahoma State & WVU Favorites After 10 Weeks

After ten weeks of play, here are updated projections for the 27th Russell Athletic Bowl from around the college football media. Mark Schlabach (ESPN):  Virginia Tech vs. Oklahoma State Brett McMurphy (ESPN):  Florida State vs. Oklahoma State Jerry Palm (CBSSports.com): Florida State vs. Oklahoma State Bill Bender (Sporting News):  Virginia Tech vs. Oklahoma State College Football News: North Carolina vs. West Virginia Jason Kirk (SB Nation): North Carolina vs. West Virginia Following the tenth week of play, Virginia Tech, Florida […]

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Nov 07, 2016

Tickets To The 27th Annual Russell Athletic Bowl Now On Sale

Tickets for the 27th Annual Russell Athletic 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, presale opportunities […]

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Nov 03, 2016

ACC & Big 12 Weekend Preview: Seven Ranked Teams in Action Led by Georgia Tech-UNC & TCU-Baylor

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 28th. TCU at #17 Baylor – 3:30 p.m. on FOX Following their first loss of the season on the road against Texas, Baylor (6-1, 3-1 Big 12) returns home to face TCU (4-4, 2-3 Big 12). As well […]

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Nov 02, 2016

Bowl Projections: West Virginia, Florida State and Virginia Tech Lead Way After Nine Weeks

After nine weeks of play, here are updated projections for the 27th Russell Athletic Bowl from around the college football media. Mark Schlabach (ESPN):  Virginia Tech vs. West Virginia Brett McMurphy (ESPN):  Florida State vs. Oklahoma State Jerry Palm (CBSSports.com):  Florida State vs. West Virginia Bill Bender (Sporting News):  Virginia Tech vs. Oklahoma State College Football News: Virginia Tech vs. West Virginia Jason Kirk (SB Nation): Florida State vs. West Virginia Brant Parsons (Orlando Sentinel): North Carolina vs. West Virginia […]

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