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Sep 26, 2013

Whitley Writes: South Carolina vs. UCF Is A Marquee Matchup Orlando Deserves

Can you feel it? Something is different about this week, at least if you’re a college football fan in Orlando. If you can’t feel it, you can see it. Network television trucks are parked outside Bright House Networks Stadium. Earlier this week, real live students stood in line to buy tickets. Everybody wants to see Saturday’s high-noon showdown between UCF and South Carolina. Let’s recap: Sellout. National TV. Bowl implications. Steve Spurrier. “That’s what college football is all about,” UCF […]

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Sep 20, 2013

Whitley Writes: Aggies Impressive On And Off The Field In Week Three

Kevin McDonald has been to plenty of college football stadiums. But he’d never seen anything like Kyle Field at Texas A&M, and his scouting report might give Orlando pause. If the Aggies make it to the Capital One Bowl, is the city ready for Midnight Yell? Will fans be ready to stand the whole game if they get seats behind the Texas A&M student section? Are they ready to link arms and sway during the Aggie War Hymn? Officially, bowls […]

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Sep 12, 2013

Whitley Writes: Lee Corso Still Going Strong At FCSports Kickoff Dinner

Ah, the sounds of the season. You know football season is back when you hear bands playing, Oklahoma State players denying payoffs, Nick Saban snarling at the media and one distinctive voice. “Not so fast, my friend!” Lee Corso didn’t break out his catchphrase Monday night, but he said a lot of other things. It was part of Citrus Bowl Sports tradition, the Kickoff Dinner at Linda’s La Cantina Steakhouse. After months of mindless diversions, we could finally talk about […]

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