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Nov 26, 2014

Selection Committee Recap: Monday November 24

The Florida Citrus Sports Team Selection Committee was present at seven games this weekend as we inch closer to bowl selection. Florida State remains undefeated after yet another close call, this one coming against Boston College.  The Seminoles’ kicker, Roberto Aguayo, booted a 26-yard field goal in the final seconds of the game to claim a victory and keep their playoff dreams alive.  North Carolina proved its resiliency with an upset win against Duke.  Marquise Williams contributed extensively to the […]

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Nov 22, 2014

Bethune-Cookman Wins First Florida Blue Florida Classic In New Citrus Bowl Stadium

Story by Alvin Hollins (special to Florida Citrus Sports) Bethune-Cookman quarterback Larry Brihm ran in a two-point conversion in overtime to lead his Wildcats to a razor-thin 18-17 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference football victory over rival Florida A&M in the 35th Florida Blue Florida Classic in the newly refurbished Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium  in Orlando Saturday evening. With Florida A&M leading 17-10 on Damien Fleming’s 13-yard scoring strike to Kareem Smith on their first overtime possession, and the Wildcat facing a […]

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Nov 19, 2014

ESPN, Florida Citrus Sports Team Up For Orlando Kickoff Game; Florida State vs. Ole Miss in 2016

The Florida State Seminoles will play the Ole Miss Rebels in the Orlando Citrus Bowl stadium on Labor Day, 2016. The neutral-site season-opening game on the evening of Monday, Sept. 5, will be televised nationally by ESPN as the first of an annual Orlando Kickoff game. “We’re excited to bring regular season neutral-site college football games back to the Citrus Bowl stadium and establish Orlando as a major kickoff destination for the future,” said Florida Citrus Sports CEO Steve Hogan. […]

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Nov 18, 2014

Pepsi Becomes Beverage Provider For Orlando Citrus Bowl Stadium

Florida Citrus Sports announced a new multi-year business relationship today for PepsiCo to become official and exclusive non-alcoholic beverage provider for the newly renovated Orlando Citrus Bowl Stadium.  PepsiCo’s iconic brands will now be available for sale throughout the stadium: Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Gatorade, Sierra Mist, Aquafina and Lipton Iced Teas.  The reconstructed Citrus Bowl stadium will host its first event this Saturday, November 22, as Bethune-Cookman University and Florida A&M University square off in the 35th annual Florida Blue […]

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Nov 12, 2014

Week 11 Selection Committee Recap

The Florida Citrus Sports Team Selection Committee witnessed another eventful Saturday in college football. ACC had a quiet weekend compared to other conferences.  Florida State defeated Virginia for its 25th straight victory and are still in contention for a spot in the College Football Playoff despite a few close wins. The Big 12 had a number of impressive victories.  TCU defeated Kansas State behind an impressive performance from quarterback Trevone Boykin – he rushed for a career-high 127 yards and […]

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