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Oct 19, 2015

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

#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 led the Irish […]

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Oct 15, 2015

Big 12 & ACC Preview – Week Seven

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 over 500 yards […]

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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 23, 2014

ACC & Big 12 Week Nine 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 five of the notable games across our partner conferences where we will be in attendance this weekend: West Virginia (5-2, 3-1) travels to Boone […]

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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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Oct 03, 2014

ACC & Big 12 Week Six 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: West Virginia will host Kansas at Milan […]

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