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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 03, 2006

Champs Sports Bowl Slate Complete with Addition of Maryland

The University of Maryland Terrapins have been selected as the Atlantic Coast Conference�s representative in the 2006 Champs Sports Bowl in Orlando, bowl officials announced today. The Terrapins were chosen by Florida Citrus Sports� Bowl Selection Committee and will face Purdue on Friday, Dec. 29th. The game will kickoff at 8:00 p.m. EST and will be televised nationally by ESPN. Maryland returns to bowl play after a two-year absence from the postseason. The Terrapins had three-straight 10-plus win seasons in […]

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Nov 21, 2006

Champs Sports Bowl Invites Purdue Boilermakers

The Purdue Boilermakers have been selected as the Big Ten Conference�s representative in the 2006 Champs Sports Bowl in Orlando, bowl officials announced today. The game will kickoff at 8:00 p.m. EST on Friday, Dec. 29 and will be televised nationally by ESPN. �Purdue has been here and represented itself well in the past,� Selection Committee Chairman George Nahas said. �Its game here in 2004 against Georgia was an exciting overtime game and their fans were great.  We have always […]

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Sep 24, 2006

Champs Sports Bowl Extends Title Sponsorship

Champs Sports and Florida Citrus Sports announced a two-year extension of the title sponsorship for America�s fastest-growing bowl game, the Champs Sports Bowl.  The extension will continue the partnership through 2009. The 2006 Champs Sports Bowl will be played in primetime this December.  The game, first of two bowls hosted in Orlando only 65 hours apart, will kick off at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 29, airing nationwide on ESPN. The bowl has made great strides since moving to Orlando […]

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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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