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Oct 22, 2015

“Fight Like Dylan Award” Applications Now Open

Russell Athletic has opened applications for the fifth-annual “Fight Like Dylan Award”, honoring high school sports teams that have demonstrated perseverance. One team will be selected to receive a $50,000 grant in athletic apparel and sports equipment in early December, and will be honored during an on-field presentation at the Russell Athletic Bowl in Orlando on December 29th. The award is named for Dylan Rebeor, a Tennessee high school student and football player for the Columbia Lions. In the middle […]

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Oct 03, 2014

2014 Fight Like Dylan Award Entries Now Open

Russell Athletic has begun accepting entries for the fourth annual “Fight Like Dylan Award,” named in honor of former high school football player Dylan Rebeor.  Russell Athletic will donate apparel and equipment via a $50,000 grant to one high school team that demonstrates determination through sports, paying tribute to Dylan’s exemplary character, courage, and selflessness.  The award winner will be announced during the 2014 Russell Athletic Bowl in Orlando. To be eligible for the “Fight Like Dylan Award,” participants must […]

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Dec 10, 2013

Show Us Your #RAB Spirit And Win $2000 In Russell Athletic Gear

Pictured above: Artist rendering of members of the Florida Citrus Sports staff showing some school spirit. Not pictured: Miami, Louisville Russell Athletic is giving fans a chance to earn some new gear in time for bowl season by keeping up with the Russell Athletic Bowl on Twitter. Show us your school spirit (and show us the #RAB hashtag) and one fan will win a $2,000 gift card from Russell Athletic. Send a photo to @RussellAthBowl showing your school spirit, and […]

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Dec 08, 2013

No. 25 Miami to Meet No. 16 Louisville in Russell Athletic Bowl

The Miami Hurricanes have been selected to play in the 2013 Russell Athletic Bowl against the Louisville Cardinals. The game takes place December 28th at 6:45 p.m. from Orlando’s Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium, and will be televised nationally by ESPN. Miami will make its fourth trip to the Russell Athletic Bowl after a nine-win season, its best since posting nine in 2009, a season that concluded with a Champs Sports Bowl appearance. QB Stephen Morris enters the game ranked third […]

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Oct 08, 2013

Fight Like Dylan Award To Be Presented At Russell Athletic Bowl

Since signing on as our title sponsor a little over a year ago, Russell Athletic has made community outreach and support of youth athletics a priority, and we are proud to be a part of their efforts. Now in 2013, one of their existing charitable initiatives will have a presence at the Russell Athletic Bowl as the winner of the “Fight Like Dylan Award” will be announced in Orlando during bowl week. You can nominate your high school team (in […]

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Oct 25, 2012

Russell Donates Over $80,000 to Orlando Youth Football

Russell Brands, LLC, title sponsor of the Russell Athletic Bowl, today announced a uniform and equipment donation to the City of Orlando Youth Football (COYF) valued at more than $80,000.  The donation reinforces Russell’s commitment to be a partner to the Orlando community through the Bowl sponsorship and various other community outreach initiatives throughout 2012 and beyond. COYF, which serves young athletes in the Orlando community by teaching good sportsmanship, leadership, teamwork and self-discipline through the sport of football, was […]

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