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Oct 22, 2015

ACC & Big 12 Preview – Week Eight

In the eighth 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.   #6 Clemson at Miami – 12:00 p.m. on ABC It’s been five years since the Tigers (6-0, 3-0 ACC) and Hurricanes (4-2, 1-1 ACC) last met. The road team has won the last four meetings, three […]

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Oct 19, 2015

ACC & Big 12 Week 7 Recap:Notre Dame And Oklahoma Big Winners

#14 Notre Dame 41, Southern Cal 31The Fighting Irish (6-1) trailed 31-24 early in the fourth quarter but rallied with back-to-back scoring drives to hold off the Trojans (3-3, 1-2 Pac 12). C.J. Prosise rushed for 143 yards and two touchdowns and DeShone Kizer passed for 227 yards (15-24) and two touchdowns. Notre Dame’s 41 points is the highest point total by the Irish against USC since the fabled “Green Jersey Game” in 1977, when Joe Montana led the Irish […]

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Oct 15, 2015

Big 12 & ACC Preview – Week Seven

In the seventh 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. USC at Notre Dame – 7:30 p.m. on NBC The 87th meeting between the Trojans (3-2, 1-2 Pac 12) and the Fighting Irish (5-1) looks to be another classic matchup. Notre Dame is averaging over 500 yards […]

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Nov 05, 2014

#ClickBait, Week 11: Clemson Appreciation, A Brilliant Sooner Uniform Introduction, And BRUH

#ClickBait is our weekly recap of the most viral stuff in the Russell Athletic Bowl’s corner of the college football world. Keep up with the latest buzzworthy stories, pictures and other cool stuff from around the ACC and Big 12 as we prepare for Week 10. Reading Material Three years after leaving a football lifetime behind at Penn State, Tom Bradley has brought his knowledge and memories to West Virginia Mark Hebert, Louisville’s Director of Media relations, who traveled to […]

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Oct 17, 2014

ACC & Big 12 Week Eight Preview

Throughout the college football season, members of the Florida Citrus Sports Team Selection Committee are out on the road to meet with fans of our partner schools (including new Big 12 partners) to spread the word about the Russell Athletic Bowl’s new matchup and our brand-new home field opening for the 2014 bowl season.   Here are ten of the notable games across our partner conferences where we will be in attendance this weekend: One of this week’s highly-anticipated games […]

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Sep 19, 2014

#ClickBait, Week 4: Storming The Field, Playing Dead and Photoshopping With The Kardashians

#ClickBait is our weekly recap of the most viral stuff in the Russell Athletic Bowl’s corner of the college football world. Keep up with the latest buzzworthy stories, pictures and other cool stuff from around the ACC and Big 12 as we prepare for Week 4. First off, make sure you check in on the live camera for Orlando Citrus Bowl reconstruction. Our home field is coming together on schedule to be open for this year’s bowl. Also, our title […]

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Sep 10, 2014

ACC & Big 12 Week Three Preview

Early on in the season, members of the Florida Citrus Sports Team Selection Committee are out on the road to meet with fans of our partner schools (including new Big 12 partners) to spread the word about the Russell Athletic Bowl’s new matchup and our brand-new home field opening for the 2014 bowl season. Here are five of the notable games across our partner conferences where we will be in attendance this weekend: Arkansas travels to Lubbock, Tex. in week […]

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Sep 03, 2014

ACC & Big 12 Week Two Preview

Early on in the season, members of the Florida Citrus Sports Team Selection Committee are out on the road to meet with fans of our partner schools (including new Big 12 partners) to spread the word about the Russell Athletic Bowl’s new matchup and our brand-new home field opening for the 2014 bowl season. Here are three of the notable games across our partner conferences (including Notre Dame) where we will be in attendance this weekend: Following a week one […]

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Nov 26, 2013

Week Thirteen Bowl Projections

Mark Schlabach (ESPN) – Miami vs. Louisville Brad Edwards (ESPN) – Virginia Tech vs. Louisville Scout.com/CollegeFootballNews.com – Duke vs. Louisville Jerry Palm – Miami vs. Louisville ESPN ACC – Duke SB Nation– Boston College vs. Louisville Athlon Sports– Miami vs. Louisville Sporting News– Miami vs. Louisville Orlando Sentinel– Miami vs. Louisville Stewart Mandel/SI– Miami vs. Louisville USA Today– Miami vs. Louisville   It’s another week with mostly the same cast and characters in the Russell Athletic Bowl media projections. Louisville […]

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Nov 12, 2013

ACC Week Twelve Previews

No. 2 Florida State (9-0, 7-0 ACC) plays its final conference game of the season, hosting Syracuse (5-4, 3-2 ACC). The Seminoles continued their conference dominance last weekend, holding Wake Forest to 166 total yards in a 59-3 blowout. FSU ranks second nationally in scoring offense (52.0 ppg) and fourth in scoring defense (12.0). Syracuse has won two-straight ACC games, holding Wake Forest and Maryland to three total points in the victories. FSU has won the last five meetings against […]

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