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Lee Corso Delights Crowd at Team Selection Committee Kickoff Dinner

For more than two decades, Florida Citrus Sports members have looked forward to Lee Corso’s annual appearance at the organization’s Team Selection Committee Kickoff Dinner, and on Monday, the legendary ESPN personality came through yet again, entertaining a sold-out crowd at Linda’s La Cantina with his 2017 projections and personal recollections from a lifetime spent in football. An Orlando-area resident and Florida Citrus Sports’ 2017 Howard Palmer Award recipient, Corso spoke for nearly 40 minutes at the Central Florida dining […]

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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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Capital One Bowl Extends Agreement With Big Ten Conference

Florida Citrus Sports CEO Steve Hogan, President Tony Massey and Big Ten Conference Commissioner James E. Delany announced an extended partnership agreement for Orlando’s Capital One Bowl, maintaining the game’s traditional relationship through the 2019-20 season. Under the extended agreement, the New Year’s Day Classic will select an eligible Big Ten team immediately after the conference’s participants in the Rose Bowl and/or College Football Playoff are identified, when the new system takes effect in the 2014-15 campaign. “One of college […]

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The Scouting Report Presented by Florida Hospital for Oct. 18

Florida Hospital, the official sports medicine provider of Florida Citrus Sports, is proud to support this Selection Committee update. Learn about Florida Hospital’s Healthy 100 initiative on the web at www.healthy100.org.   On this week’s edition of the Florida Citrus Sports Scouting Report presented by Florida Hospital, Erin Campbell recaps the important topics in our bowl picture after last weekend, including Wisconsin’s win over No. 1 Ohio State, the shake-up in the SEC and the slate of contenders in the ACC. […]

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Capital One Bowl Extends Partnership with Big Ten Conference

The Capital One Bowl will continue to host the top non-BCS Big Ten team through 2013, the conference and FCSports announced Tuesday.  The renewal for the 2010-2013 college football seasons extends the conference’s second-longest bowl agreement behind the Rose Bowl, a partnership that first began in 1992 and has set one of the Big Ten’s elite teams to Orlando for each of the last 17 years.  “The Capital One Bowl has a long-standing relationship with the Big Ten, and we […]

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