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ACC & Big 12 Preview – Week Eight

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

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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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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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ACC & Big 12 Week Nine Preview

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

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ACC & Big 12 Week Two Preview

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

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ACC Week Twelve Previews

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

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ACC Week Eleven Preview

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text] The ACC’s only remaining unbeaten team, No. 2 Florida State (8-0, 6-0 ACC), visits Wake Forest (4-5, 2-4 ACC). The Seminoles continued their dominant season, defeating previously unbeaten Miami, 41-14, behind 325 passing yards from QB Jameis Winston. Florida State is the only team in the FBS to rank in the top five in both scoring offense (51.1 ppg) and scoring defense (13.1). Wake Forest returns home following a two-game road trip to Miami and Syracuse, both […]

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ACC Week Ten Preview

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text] No. 7 Miami (7-0, 3-0 ACC) and No. 3 Florida State (7-0, 5-0 ACC) meet in Tallahassee as top ten teams for the first time since 2004. The Seminoles have cruised past their opponents through seven games, featuring the nation’s third best offense (52.6 ppg) and fourth best defense (13.0 ppg). In the month of October, FSU has outscored its three ACC opponents by an average score of 54-10. The Hurricanes are also off to a 7-0 […]

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ACC Week Nine Preview

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text] No. 2 Florida State (6-0, 4-0 ACC) welcomes NC State (3-3, 0-3 ACC) into Tallahassee for an ACC Atlantic Division matchup. The Wolfpack upset the Seminoles at home last season and have won two of the last three games in the series.  Florida State has bolted out to a 4-0 start in ACC play, outscoring opponents by an average of 35.5 points. QB Jameis Winston passed for 444 yards and three touchdowns in the Seminoles’ 51-14 blowout […]

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ACC Week Eight Preview

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text] No. 5 Florida State (5-0, 3-0 ACC) travels to No. 3 Clemson (6-0, 4-0 ACC) for a crucial matchup between the two undefeated teams in the Atlantic division. The Seminoles had a bye week to prepare for the matchup after blasting Maryland at home, 63-0, while Clemson started slowly but recovered to beat Boston College, 24-14. The home team has won the past six meetings between the rivals and Florida State has not won in Death Valley […]

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