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Oct 28, 2016

ACC & Big 12 Weekend Preview: Clemson-FSU and Big 12 Unbeatens Top Week 9 Slate

In the ninth 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. #3 Clemson at #12 Florida State – 8:00 p.m. on ABC For the sixth straight season Clemson (7-0, 4-0 ACC) and Florida State (5-2, 2-2 ACC) will clash as ranked opponents. After outlasting Lousiville and surviving an […]

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Nov 30, 2015

Week 13 Poll Breakdown: ACC & Big 12

After a win over in-state rival South Carolina, Clemson remained the number one team in both polls. Florida State and TCU made big jumps after rivalry wins, while Baylor and Oklahoma State fell the furthest. Associated Press Top 25. Big 12 teams in red, ACC in blue. Notre Dame in gold. Rank Team Record PV Rank 1 Clemson 12-0 1 2 Alabama 11-1 3 3 Oklahoma 11-1 5 (+2) 4 Iowa 12-0 3 5 Michigan State 11-1 6 6 Ohio […]

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Nov 30, 2015

Week 13 ACC & Big 12 Recap: TCU Wins in OT, North Carolina Keeps On Winning

#19 TCU defeated #7 Baylor, 28-21 (2OT) Trevone Boykin threw an 8-yard touchdown pass to KaVontae Turpin in the second overtime as the Horned Frogs (10-2, 7-2 Big 12) knocked the Bears (10-2, 7-2 Big 12) out of contention for their third straight Big 12 title. Boykin threw for 148 yards and two touchdowns and ran for a one-yard score in the first overtime. Devin Chafin ran for 119 yards and two scores, and caught a four-yard touchdown in the […]

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Nov 24, 2015

Week 12 Russell Athletic Bowl Projections

With just one week left in the regular season, members of the media have narrowed their projections down to just a few teams in both partner conferences. Here are your week five projections for the 26th Russell Athletic Bowl. Jerry Palm (CBSSports.com):  North Carolina vs. TCU Jason Kirk (SBNation): North Carolina vs. TCU Mark Schlabach (ESPN):  North Carolina vs. TCU Brett McMurphy (ESPN): North Carolina vs. TCU Bill Bender (Sporting News): Florida State vs. TCU College Sports Madness: Florida State […]

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Nov 17, 2015

Week 11 Russell Athletic Bowl Projections

With just a few weeks of the regular season remaining, media projections for the Russell Athletic Bowl have started to focus on a couple of teams from each partner conference. Here are your week five projections for the 26th Russell Athletic Bowl. Jerry Palm (CBSSports.com):  North Carolina vs. TCU Jason Kirk (SBNation):  North Carolina vs. TCU Mark Schlabach (ESPN):  North Carolina vs. West Virginia Brett McMurphy (ESPN):  North Carolina vs. West Virginia Bill Bender (Sporting News): Florida State vs. TCU […]

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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 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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Oct 13, 2015

Week 6 Poll Breakdown: Big 12 & ACC

In week 6 we saw movement in the polls from the Big 12. Oklahoma State, after a win against West Virginia, jumped the highest in both polls while Oklahoma, after falling to Texas, dropped the furthest. In the ACC, Duke makes an appearance in both polls after defeating Army. Associated Press Top 25. Big 12 teams in red, ACC in blue. Notre Dame in gold.   Rank Team Conference Record Previous 1 Ohio State Big Ten 6-0 1 2 Baylor […]

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Oct 12, 2015

ACC & Big 12 Week 6 Recap:Texas Beats Oklahoma, Clemson Rolls Georgia Tech

Texas 24, #10 Oklahoma 17The Longhorns (2-4, 1-2 Big 12) rushed for a season-best 313 yards to hand the Sooners (4-1, 1-1 Big 12) their first loss of the season. D’Onta Foreman and Jerrod Heard rushed for 117 and 115 yards respectively as Texas jumped out to a 14-0 first quarter lead. The defense held Oklahoma to just 278 yards of total offense while sacking QB Baker Mayfield six times.   #12 Florida State 29, Miami 24 Dalvin Cook racked […]

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Oct 07, 2015

Week 5 Russell Athletic Bowl Projections

After week five, the media predictions have two different ACC teams plus Notre Dame. On the Big 12 side West Virginia and Oklahoma State were the two picks. Here are your week five projections for the 26th Russell Athletic Bowl. Jerry Palm (CBSSports.com): Notre Dame vs. West Virginia Jason Kirk (SBNation): North Carolina vs. West Virginia Max Olson (ESPN Big 12 Blog): West Virginia David Hale (ESPN ACC Blog): Florida State Mark Schlabach (ESPN): Florida State vs. Oklahoma State Brett […]

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