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Oct 28, 2016

ACC & Big 12 Weekend Preview: Clemson-FSU and Big 12 Unbeatens Top Week 9 Slate

In the ninth 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 28th. #3 Clemson at #12 Florida State – 8:00 p.m. on ABC For the sixth straight season Clemson (7-0, 4-0 ACC) and Florida State (5-2, 2-2 ACC) will clash as ranked opponents. After outlasting Lousiville and surviving an […]

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Nov 24, 2015

Week 12 Russell Athletic Bowl Projections

With just one week left in the regular season, members of the media have narrowed their projections down to just a few teams in both partner conferences. Here are your week five projections for the 26th Russell Athletic Bowl. Jerry Palm (CBSSports.com):  North Carolina vs. TCU Jason Kirk (SBNation): North Carolina vs. TCU Mark Schlabach (ESPN):  North Carolina vs. TCU Brett McMurphy (ESPN): North Carolina vs. TCU Bill Bender (Sporting News): Florida State vs. TCU College Sports Madness: Florida State […]

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Nov 17, 2015

Week 11 Russell Athletic Bowl Projections

With just a few weeks of the regular season remaining, media projections for the Russell Athletic Bowl have started to focus on a couple of teams from each partner conference. Here are your week five projections for the 26th Russell Athletic Bowl. Jerry Palm (CBSSports.com):  North Carolina vs. TCU Jason Kirk (SBNation):  North Carolina vs. TCU Mark Schlabach (ESPN):  North Carolina vs. West Virginia Brett McMurphy (ESPN):  North Carolina vs. West Virginia Bill Bender (Sporting News): Florida State vs. TCU […]

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Oct 07, 2015

Week 5 Russell Athletic Bowl Projections

After week five, the media predictions have two different ACC teams plus Notre Dame. On the Big 12 side West Virginia and Oklahoma State were the two picks. Here are your week five projections for the 26th Russell Athletic Bowl. Jerry Palm (CBSSports.com): Notre Dame vs. West Virginia Jason Kirk (SBNation): North Carolina vs. West Virginia Max Olson (ESPN Big 12 Blog): West Virginia David Hale (ESPN ACC Blog): Florida State Mark Schlabach (ESPN): Florida State vs. Oklahoma State Brett […]

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Oct 06, 2015

Week 5 Poll Breakdown: ACC & Big 12

After a wild weekend that shook up the Top 25, the Big 12 and ACC both had big movers. TCU and Baylor jumped into the second and third spots respectively with big conference wins over . Clemson’s win over Notre Dame launched them up six spots to number six. And Oklahoma gained five spots after a win against West Virginia. Associated Press Top 25. Big 12 teams in red, ACC in blue. Notre Dame in gold. Rank Team Conference Record […]

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Oct 01, 2015

Week 4 Russell Athletic Bowl Projections

We are about a third of the way, through the 2015-16 college football season and that usually means one thing: conference play. With league games in the Big 12 and ACC, the conference order starts to take shape and projections start  comes a better sense of projections. Here are your week four projections for the 26th Russell Athletic Bowl. Jerry Palm (CBSSports.com): Notre Dame vs. West Virginia Jason Kirk (SBNation): Florida State vs. West Virginia Jake Trotter (ESPN Big 12 […]

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Sep 29, 2015

Week 4 Poll Breakdown: ACC & Big 12

Two of the most exciting games came from the Big 12 last Saturday as TCU and Oklahoma State narrowly held on to win on the road against Texas Tech and Texas, respectively. Coincidentally (or maybe not), the biggest changes in the polls came from the Big 12 with Oklahoma State and West Virginia as the biggest movers. Associated Press Top-25. Big 12 teams in red, ACC in blue. Notre Dame in gold.   Rank Team Conference Record Previous 1 Ohio […]

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Sep 23, 2015

Week 3 Russell Athletic Bowl Projections

Though the regular season is still young, it’s never too early to see what members of the media are projecting for the 2015 Russell Athletic Bowl. Jerry Palm (CBSSports.com): Notre Dame vs. West Virginia Jason Kirk (SBNation): Florida State vs. West Virginia Max Olson (ESPN Big 12 Blog): Oklahoma State David Hale (ESPN ACC Blog): Florida State Mark Schlabach (ESPN): Florida State vs. West Virginia Brett McMurphy (ESPN): Georgia Tech vs. Oklahoma State Pete Fiutak (Campus Insiders): Georgia Tech vs. […]

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Sep 22, 2015

Week 3 Poll Breakdown: Big 12 & ACC

A thrilling top-25 match-up in South Bend highlighted a week of?football action in our partner conferences. After their win over Georgia Tech, Notre Dame moved up two spots in the AP and Coaches polls. The other key teams in both the ACC and Big 12 remained largely unchanged amidst a somewhat chaotic week. Associated Press Top-25. Big 12 teams in red, ACC in blue. Notre?Dame in gold. Rank Team Conference Record Previous 1 Ohio State Big Ten 3-0 1 2 […]

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Sep 16, 2015

Week 2 Russell Athletic Bowl Projections

Though the regular season is still young, it’s never too early to see what members of the media are projecting for the 2015 Russell Athletic Bowl. In the 26th annual game, the Russell Athletic Bowl matches teams from the ACC (or Notre Dame) and the Big 12. Jerry Palm (CBSSports.com): Notre Dame vs. West Virginia Jason Kirk (SBNation): Florida State vs. West Virginia Max Olson (ESPN Big 12 Blog): Oklahoma State David Hale (ESPN ACC Blog): Florida State Mark Schlabach […]

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