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Dec 10, 2015

50 Years Later Morgan State Returns To Orlando

During bowl week, Florida Citrus Sports will host members of the 1966 Morgan State University football team, paying homage to its historic Tangerine Bowl victory a half-century ago. On December 10, 1966, the Morgan State College Bears defeated the West Chester (Pa.) State College Rams, 14-6, for win number 18 of what would become a 31-game winning streak. Under the leadership of College Football Hall of Fame coach Earl Banks, Morgan State was one of the winningest college football teams […]

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Dec 06, 2015

Michigan To Face Florida In 70th Annual Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl

The Michigan Wolverines (9-3, 6-2 Big Ten) and the University of Florida Gators (10-3, 8-2 SEC) will meet in the 70th annual Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl. The New Year’s Day Classic will kick-off in its traditional 1:00 p.m. timeslot on ABC. Florida and Michigan both return to Orlando after their 2008 rematch that featured legendary Michigan head coach Lloyd Carr’s last game and Florida Heisman winner Tim Tebow. Michigan won 41-35 in front of 69,748. Florida and Michigan are […]

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Dec 06, 2015

North Carolina To Face Baylor In The 26th Annual Russell Athletic Bowl

The North Carolina Tar Heels (11-1, 8-0 ACC) and the Baylor Bears (9-3, 6-3 Big 12) will meet in the 26th annual Russell Athletic Bowl. This year’s game is slated for Tuesday, December 29 at 5:30 p.m. on ESPN. This year’s Russell Athletic Bowl will be a game of firsts. It’s the first time that Baylor and North Carolina have faced each other and also the first time that Baylor and North Carolina will be playing in Orlando. This year’s […]

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Dec 04, 2015

Florida Citrus Sports Partners With College Football Playoff to Support Education In Orlando Citrus Bowl Neighborhoods

Florida Citrus Sports announced a partnership with the College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation that will result in the funding of classroom project requests for public schools in the neighborhoods surrounding the Orlando Citrus Bowl Stadium. Orlando is the sixth city to partner with the CFP Foundation’s first city outside of the “New Year’s Six” bowl host cities to partner with the CFP Foundation. “The remarkable neighborhood development work that Florida Citrus Sports is doing with LIFT Orlando stands out as […]

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Dec 02, 2015

FCSports To Test LiveEventTV During Bowl Games

During the Russell Athletic Bowl and the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl fans will have the opportunity to enhance their game day experience without having to leave their seats. LiveEventTV will give users unprecedented access to video, audio and stats delivered directly to their smart devices. Developed by Winter Springs-based imediaReach, LiveEventTV provides sports and entertainment venues the opportunity to deliver multi-channel live HDTV content from the game, along with bonus coverage including play-by-play from teams’ radio broadcasts, statistics and […]

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