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Dec 15, 2006

Bowl Teams Earning Attention

The Capital One and Champs Sports bowls will feature a pair of top-flight matchups this year, and as the games approach, players from the schools involved are garnering attention with both national and conference awards.  In addition, ESPN personality Kirk Herbstreit last night called the Capital One Bowl his choice as this year�s �most intriguing� bowl game. �It�s Darren McFadden, the most electrifying player in college football, against a big, strong Wisconsin team led by P.J. Hill and John Stocco,� […]

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Dec 13, 2006

Coaches Hype Up Crowd At Contract Signing

Orlando was treated to a preview of the Capital One Bowl on Thursday, as coaches and administrators from Arkansas and Wisconsin visited the Ballroom at Church Street to sign the bowl contracts and make the January 1, No. 12 vs. No. 7 matchup official. First, athletics directors and legendary former head coaches Frank Broyles (Arkansas) and Barry Alvarez (Wisconsin) took time to praise the Capital One Bowl and its destination city, noting the passion and excitement that their respective fan […]

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Dec 03, 2006

Arkansas Chosen as Wisconsin’s Opponent in 2007 Capital One Bowl

The Arkansas Razorbacks have been selected to represent the Southeastern Conference in the 2007 Capital One Bowl in Orlando. The Razorbacks, who fell in the conference championship game last night, will face Wisconsin on Monday, Jan. 1, at 1:00 p.m.. The game will be televised nationally by ABC. Arkansas is ranked 12th and 13th, respectively, in the latest Associated Press and USA Today Coaches polls. The Razorbacks were 10-3 in the regular season, winning 10-straight after losing their opener to […]

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Apr 25, 2005

Sixty-Three NFL Draft Picks Have Orlando Experience Thanks To FCSports

Football fans in Central Florida had a chance to meet 63 players selected in the National Football League Draft through Florida Citrus Sports (FCSports) events. Drafted players gained experience in the Central Florida area through events such as the Cingular ABC Sports All-America Celebration, Capital One Bowl, Champs Sports Bowl and The Villages Gridiron Classic and the Walt Disney World Florida Classic.   The opportunity to see the nation’s best players was especially evident through the first round. Of 32 […]

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