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Oct 23, 2014

ACC & Big 12 Week Nine 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 five of the notable games across our partner conferences where we will be in attendance this weekend: West Virginia (5-2, 3-1) travels to Boone […]

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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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Oct 07, 2014

Russell Athletic Bowl Projections Round-Up, Week 7

Jerry Palm (CBSSports) – Duke vs. Kansas State Phil Steele (Phil Steele’s College Football Preview) – Notre Dame vs. Kansas State Brett McMurphy (ESPN) – Clemson vs. Oklahoma State Mark Schlabach (ESPN) – Louisville vs. Oklahoma State Bill Bender (Sporting News) – Georgia Tech vs. Kansas State David M. Hale (ESPN ACC Blog)/Brandon Chatmon (Big 12 Blog) – Georgia Tech vs. Kansas State Brant Parsons (Orlando Sentinel) – Georgia Tech vs. TCU After an upset-filled weekend of college football, the […]

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Oct 03, 2014

ACC & Big 12 Week Six 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: West Virginia will host Kansas at Milan […]

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Sep 30, 2014

#ClickBait Week 6: The Matrix, Jacoby Brissett Turns Heads, and a Sea of Clemson Paws

#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 6. Reading Material Take a look at the best Big 12 performances from last week, as voted by ESPN NC State’s QB makes noise in last week’s game vs. Florida State Is it luck or […]

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Sep 25, 2014

#ClickBait, Week 5: Crazy Eyes, Sweet Unis and All The Motivation You Can Handle

#ClickBait is our weekly recap of the most viral stuff in the Russell Athletic Bowl’s corner of the collegefootball 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 5. Don’t forget to follow florida.citrus.sports on Instagram for an inside look at stadium updates and our preparation for this year’s bowl games! Now for this week’s news.. Reading Material Clemson guard Kalon Davis scared everyone […]

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Sep 23, 2014

Russell Athletic Bowl Projections Round-Up, Week 5

Jerry Palm (CBSSports) – Virginia Tech vs. Kansas State Phil Steele (Phil Steele’s College Football Preview) – Notre Dame vs. Kansas State Brett McMurphy (ESPN) – Notre Dame vs. Kansas State Mark Schlabach (ESPN) – Duke vs. Kansas State Bill Bender (Sporting News) – Notre Dame vs. Kansas State David M. Hale (ESPN ACC Blog)/Brandon Chatmon (Big 12 Blog) – Clemson vs. West Virginia Brant Parsons (Orlando Sentinel) – Duke vs. Kansas State The Kansas State Wildcats remain the favorite […]

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Sep 18, 2014

ACC & Big 12 Week Four 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 five of the notable games across our partner conferences where we will be in attendance this weekend:   Auburn goes on the road for […]

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Dec 04, 2013

ACC Selection Snapshots

Duke makes its first ever appearance in the ACC Championship Game this weekend squaring up against top ranked Florida State. The Seminoles are one win away from a berth in the BCS Championship Game, which would be their first and the ACC’s first since Florida State appeared in the first three BCS Championship games in the 1998-2000 seasons. With Florida State appearing to be a lock for a BCS game even with a loss, here are a breakdown of the […]

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Nov 13, 2013

Weekend Spotlight: Georgia Tech at Clemson

Georgia Tech (6-3, 5-2 ACC) at No. 8 Clemson (8-1, 6-1 ACC) Georgia Tech leads the series 50-26-2 (Last meeting October 6, 2012: Clemson 47, Georgia Tech 31) Georgia Tech can clinch at least a share of the ACC Coastal Division title with a win Thursday, while Clemson can keep their dreams of a BCS at-large invitation alive with a win. While Georgia Tech has nearly doubled up Clemson in the win column in this rivalry’s history, the Tigers own […]

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