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Nov 19, 2014

Russell Athletic Bowl Projections Round-Up, Week 13

Phil Steele (Phil Steele’s College Football Preview) – Clemson vs. Kansas State Brett McMurphy (ESPN) – Duke vs. Oklahoma Mark Schlabach (ESPN) – Notre Dame vs. Oklahoma Stewart Mandel (Fox Sports) – Clemson vs. Kansas State David M. Hale (ESPN ACC Blog)/Jake Trotter (Big 12 Blog) – Notre Dame vs. Oklahoma Jerry Palm (CBSSports) – Clemson vs. Oklahoma Bill Bender (Sporting News) – Louisville vs. Oklahoma Brant Parsons (Orlando Sentinel) – Georgia Tech vs. Oklahoma The Oklahoma Sooners are the […]

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Nov 12, 2014

Russell Athletic Bowl Projections Round-Up, Week 12

Phil Steele (Phil Steele’s College Football Preview) – Notre Dame vs. Kansas State Brett McMurphy (ESPN) – Notre Dame vs. Oklahoma Mark Schlabach (ESPN) – Duke vs. Oklahoma David M. Hale (ESPN ACC Blog)/Jake Trotter (Big 12 Blog) – Notre Dame vs. Oklahoma Jerry Palm (CBSSports) – Duke vs. Oklahoma Bill Bender (Sporting News) – Louisville vs. Oklahoma Brant Parsons (Orlando Sentinel) – Duke vs. Oklahoma Following its loss to Arizona State last weekend, Notre Dame found its way back […]

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Nov 06, 2014

CFP Poll, Week 2: What It Means For The Russell Athletic Bowl

The second set of the Top 25 rankings decided by the College Football Playoff selection committee was released Tuesday night.  Here are the committee’s Top 25 teams decided after Week 10: 1.       Mississippi State 2.       Florida State 3.       Auburn 4.       Oregon 5.       Alabama 6.       TCU 7.       Kansas State 8.       Michigan State 9.       Arizona State 10.   Notre Dame 11.   Ole Miss 12.   Baylor 13.   Nebraska 14.   Ohio State 15.   Oklahoma 16.   LSU 17.   Utah 18.   UCLA 19.   Arizona 20.   Georgia 21.   […]

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Nov 06, 2014

ACC & Big 12 Week 11 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 three of the notable games across our partner conferences where we will be in attendance this weekend: No. 6 TCU (7-1, 4-1 Big 12) […]

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Nov 05, 2014

Russell Athletic Bowl Projections Round-Up, Week 11

Phil Steele (Phil Steele’s College Football Preview) – Louisville vs. Baylor Brett McMurphy (ESPN) – Duke vs. Kansas State Mark Schlabach (ESPN) – Duke vs. Oklahoma David M. Hale (ESPN ACC Blog)/Jake Trotter (Big 12 Blog) – Duke vs. Oklahoma Jerry Palm (CBSSports) – Duke vs. Baylor Stewart Mandel (Fox Sports) – Duke vs. West Virginia Bill Bender (Sporting News) – Duke vs. Baylor Brant Parsons (Orlando Sentinel) – Louisville vs. Oklahoma For the third consecutive week, Duke is the […]

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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 30, 2014

CFP Poll, Week 1: What It Means For The Russell Athletic Bowl

The first of seven Top 25 rankings decided by the 12-member College Football Playoff selection committee was released Tuesday night.  You can get a better understanding of how the committee ranks teams with a couple of helpful breakdowns: one from BusinessInsider and another from Sports On Earth. The following are the committee’s Top 25 teams through week nine of the season: Mississippi State Florida State Auburn Ole Miss Oregon Alabama TCU Michigan State Kansas State Notre Dame Georgia Arizona Baylor […]

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Oct 29, 2014

Russell Athletic Bowl Projections Round-Up, Week 10

Jerry Palm (CBSSports) – Duke vs. Baylor Phil Steele (Phil Steele’s College Football Preview) – Louisville vs. Kansas State Brett McMurphy (ESPN) – Duke vs. West Virginia Mark Schlabach (ESPN) – Duke vs. Oklahoma Bill Bender (Sporting News) – Duke vs. West Virginia David M. Hale (ESPN ACC Blog)/Brandon Chatmon (Big 12 Blog) – Duke vs. Baylor Brant Parsons (Orlando Sentinel) – Duke vs. TCU Following the first set of rankings released by the College Football Playoff selection committee, the […]

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Oct 22, 2014

Russell Athletic Bowl Projections Round-Up, Week 9

Jerry Palm (CBSSports) – Duke vs. Baylor Phil Steele (Phil Steele’s College Football Preview) – Louisville vs. Kansas State Brett McMurphy (ESPN) – Duke vs. West Virginia Mark Schlabach (ESPN) – Duke vs. Oklahoma Bill Bender (Sporting News) – Duke vs. TCU David M. Hale (ESPN ACC Blog)/Brandon Chatmon (Big 12 Blog) – Duke vs. Baylor Brant Parsons (Orlando Sentinel) – Duke vs. TCU Duke is the overwhelming favorite to play in this year’s Russell Athletic Bowl after giving Virginia […]

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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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