Aug 06, 2015
The Alabama Crimson Tide will play the Louisville Cardinals in the Orlando Kickoff game during college football’s opening weekend in 2018. The neutral-site season opener is the second announced game in a multi-year agreement between Florida Citrus Sports (FCSports) and ESPN Events, a division of ESPN, to host major neutral-site, regular-season college football games in the Orlando Citrus Bowl. “This game continues a trend of big-time events landing in the brand-new Orlando Citrus Bowl Stadium,” said FCSports President Harold Mills. […]
Sep 20, 2013
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 […]
Sep 08, 2011
The No. 2 Alabama Crimson Tide travel to State College, Pa., to take on the No. 25 Nittany Lions of Penn State in an SEC-Big Ten showdown. Both teams posted overwhelming victories as they kicked off the 2011 season and they meet in the only contest between ranked teams this weekend. The Crimson Tide enters Happy Valley for the first time in over 20 years and faces a whiteout stadium at one of the greatest college football venues, Beaver Stadium.
May 25, 2011
Florida Citrus Sports is launching an initiative to help those so affected by the late-April tornadoes that ripped through the Southeast, devastating portions of Alabama. The organization has partnered with local ABC affiliate and official media partners WFTV Channel 9 to match a $100,000 contribution toward those efforts, specifically focusing on providing aid in Tuscaloosa.
Jan 01, 2011
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — More than any other time this season, Alabama looked like the team that was picked to win the national championship in the Capital One Bowl.