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Oct 22, 2015

ACC & Big 12 Preview – Week Eight

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 four meetings, three […]

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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 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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Sep 19, 2014

#ClickBait, Week 4: Storming The Field, Playing Dead and Photoshopping With The Kardashians

#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 4. First off, make sure you check in on the live camera for Orlando Citrus Bowl reconstruction. Our home field is coming together on schedule to be open for this year’s bowl. Also, our title […]

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Nov 05, 2013

ACC Week Eleven Preview

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 losses. The Demon […]

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Oct 29, 2013

ACC Week Ten Preview

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 start, but have […]

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Oct 22, 2013

ACC Week Nine Preview

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 win at Clemson […]

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Oct 15, 2013

ACC Week Eight Preview

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 since 2001. Florida […]

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Oct 01, 2013

ACC Week Six Preview

Undefeated teams square off in Tallahassee as Maryland (4-0) visits No. 8 Florida State (4-0, 2-0 ACC). The Terps have gotten off to a strong start, outscoring opponents by an average score of 40-10, including a 37-0 shutout of West Virginia two weeks ago. Maryland will face its toughest test yet in QB Jameis Winston and the high-powered Seminoles offense. FSU has scored at least 40 points in every game, led by Winston’s 12 touchdown passes and 73.6% completion percentage. […]

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Sep 25, 2013

ACC Week Five Preview

Two of the four FBS schools with “Tech” in their name go head-to-head as Virginia Tech (3-1) travels to Georgia Tech (3-0, 2-0 ACC) for a Thursday night showdown. The game has historically been pivotal to the conference race as the winner of the game has gone on to win the Coastal Division in seven of the last eight seasons. Virginia Tech’s sole loss came against No. 1 Alabama in week one, while Georgia Tech has already won two conference […]

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