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Jan 28, 2015

A Year To Remember for Florida Citrus Sports

The 2014-15 bowl season was the culmination of one of the most important and challenging years in the history of Florida Citrus Sports. Together as a staff and a team of community leaders and volunteers, we were tasked with operating our events – including three signature football games – in the midst of a near-complete reconstruction of the Orlando Citrus Bowl Stadium. The first year of the new College Football Playoff era presented new and unique changes across all of […]

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Dec 29, 2014

Clemson Wins 2014 Russell Athletic Bowl 40-6

Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney was all smiles. His Tigers (10-3, 6-2 ACC) took home an impressive 40-6 victory over Oklahoma (8-5, 5-4) in front of 40,071 fans in the 25th edition of the Russell Athletic Bowl. “We had great preparation,” Swinney said. “We were ready from the opening kick. Oklahoma is a great football team. That’s a lot of the same guys that drove Alabama up and down the field last year. They have a great program but it […]

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Jul 18, 2013

Russell Athletic Bowl Announces Enhanced Partnership with Atlantic Coast Conference

The Russell Athletic Bowl will host the first available selection after the College Football Playoff system from the ACC, including Notre Dame, beginning with the 2014-15 season. The Russell Athletic Bowl has historically featured some of college football’s best players and teams since moving to Orlando in 2000. The game has elevated its profile steadily over that time, with nine of the games (out of 12) featuring an attendance increase over the previous year. “The Russell Athletic Bowl is proud […]

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May 03, 2013

Capital One Bowl To Continue On January 1 In 2014

The 2014 Capital One Bowl will be played at 1:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Jan. 1. The game will air nationally on ABC. It will be the final bowl games played in the current Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium as a near complete reconstruction will follow this year’s Orlando Bowl Week. Preliminary construction and renovation (scheduled to begin in October) will be temporarily halted to accommodate the stadium’s late fall schedule, including the Florida Classic and both bowl games. Construction will […]

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