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Week 12 Poll Breakdown: ACC & Big 12

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text] Baylor made the biggest jump of the week after going into Stillwater and handing Oklahoma State its first loss of the season, 45-35. The Bears jumped three spots in both polls. On the contrary, TCU slid the furthest after they were defeated by Oklahoma. Associated Press Top 25. Big 12 teams in red, ACC in blue. Notre Dame in gold. Rank Team Record PV Rank 1 Clemson 11-0 1 2 Alabama 10-1 3 3 Iowa 11-0 6 […]

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Week 9 Russell Athletic Bowl Projections

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text] After a quiet week in the polls, five of the media projections for the 2015 Russell Athletic Bowl remained the same. Florida State and North Carolina are the two ACC teams projected to come to Orlando, along with Notre Dame in the ACC bowl slot. The media has four different teams on the Big 12 side projected to play in the City Beautiful. Here are your week five projections for the 26th Russell Athletic Bowl. Jerry Palm […]

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Week 9 Poll Breakdown: ACC & Big 12

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text] 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 […]

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Week 9 ACC & Big 12 Preview: TCU Hosts West Virginia, Temple Hosts Notre Dame

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text] 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 29th.   West Virginia at #5 TCU – Thursday at 7:30 p.m. on FOX Sports 1 The Horned Frogs (7-0, 4-0 Big 12) look to extend their 15-game winning streak, second best in FBS. The Mountaineers (3-3, 0-3 […]

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Week 7 Russell Athletic Bowl Projections

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text] After a relatively quiet week seven, the college football media is projecting four different ACC teams plus Notre Dame and four different Big 12 teams. Here are your week five projections for the 26th Russell Athletic Bowl. Jerry Palm (CBSSports.com):  Notre Dame vs. Oklahoma State Jason Kirk (SBNation):  Pittsburgh vs. West Virginia Jake Trotter (ESPN Big 12 Blog): Oklahoma David Hale (ESPN ACC Blog): Miami Mark Schlabach (ESPN):  Florida State vs. Oklahoma State Brett McMurphy (ESPN):  Notre […]

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

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text] #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 […]

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Week 7 ACC & Big 12 Recap

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text] #14 Notre Dame 41, Southern Cal 31 The 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 […]

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Big 12 & ACC Preview – Week Seven

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text] 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 […]

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Week 6 Russell Athletic Bowl Projections

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text] Through six weeks of college football the media has predicted two different ACC teams plus Notre Dame and on the Big 12 side three different teams as well. Here are your week five projections for the 26th Russell Athletic Bowl. Jerry Palm (CBSSports.com):  Notre Dame vs. Oklahoma State Jason Kirk (SBNation):  North Carolina vs. Oklahoma State Jake Trotter (ESPN Big 12 Blog): Oklahoma David Hale (ESPN ACC Blog): Florida State Mark Schlabach (ESPN):  Florida State vs. Oklahoma […]

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Week 5 Russell Athletic Bowl Projections

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text] 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. […]

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