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Sep 02, 2015

ACC & Big 12 Season Preview

Get ready for an exciting season of college football with our preview for the ACC and Big 12. ACC Preview Two seasons ago, the Atlantic Coast Conference finished the BCS era on a high note as Florida State capped an undefeated season with the conference’s first national championship since the ‘Noles last title in 2000. Clemson added to the conference’s highlights with an Orange Bowl win over an Ohio State team that fell just short of the BCS Championship Game. […]

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Nov 10, 2014

#ClickBait Week 12: An Old Cavalier, Cam’s Cam, Boykin’s Acrobatic Touchdown, And Strong’s Crowd Surfing

#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 12. Reading Material Dr. John Risher, 104 years young, has been a part of the Virginia stats crew since the 1960s – even played for the Cavaliers when Scott Stadium opened – in 1931. Athletic […]

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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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Oct 30, 2014

ACC & Big 12 Week 10 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 seven of the notable games across our partner conferences where we will be in attendance this weekend: Both Florida State (7-0, 4-0 ACC) and […]

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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 27, 2014

#ClickBait, Week10: A Perfect Trio, Fireworks While Supplies Last, and a K-State Bird Ventriloquist

#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 Shaquille Mason’s game day motivation is a little different than his fellow Georgia Tech teammates. Three hours Pitt fans never want to speak of again. Some might say three’s company, but when […]

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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 20, 2014

#ClickBait, Week 9: Advice From Jimbo, Matthew McConaughey’s School Pride, and One Out of Control Riot

#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 9. Reading Material Jameis Winston and Jimbo Fisher embraced on the field following Florida State’s 31-27 win against Notre Dame. As the two were together, microphones picked up the advice that Fisher gave his star […]

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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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Oct 14, 2014

Russell Athletic Bowl Projections Round-Up, Week 8

Jerry Palm (CBSSports) – Duke vs. Kansas State Phil Steele (Phil Steele’s College Football Preview) – Virginia Tech vs. Kansas State Brett McMurphy (ESPN) – Louisville vs. Oklahoma State Mark Schlabach (ESPN) – Duke vs. Kansas State Bill Bender (Sporting News) – Virginia Tech vs. Oklahoma State David M. Hale (ESPN ACC Blog)/Brandon Chatmon (Big 12 Blog) – Virginia Tech vs. Kansas State Brant Parsons (Orlando Sentinel) – Virginia vs. TCU Following a few shakeups in the ACC, Virginia Tech […]

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