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Clemson Wins 2014 Russell Athletic Bowl 40-6

Game Stats (PDF) 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 […]

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#18 Clemson To Take on Oklahoma in 2014 Russell Athletic Bowl

The Clemson Tigers and Oklahoma Sooners have been selected to play in the 2014 Russell Athletic Bowl. This year’s edition, the silver anniversary of the game, will take place on December 29th at the Orlando Citrus Bowl stadium at 5:30 p.m., and will be televised by ESPN. “Russell Athletic is thrilled with the matchup of Clemson and Oklahoma playing in our bowl game,“ said Robby Davis, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Russell Athletic. “The addition of the Big 12 […]

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Whitley Writes: Big Weekend Highlights Russell Athletic Bowl Options

For those of us who’ve been waiting for a weekend like this, a word of advice from Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher: “Keep it in perspective,” he said. “It is what it is.” What is it? Arguably the biggest game in the history of the Atlantic Coast Conference. And definitely the biggest game in the history of the American Athletic Conference. Put them together, and you have one huge weekend for Florida Citrus Sports. Specifically, the Russell Athletic Bowl. It […]

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ACC Championship Game is the Champs Sports Bowl Game of the Week

This season, pick who you think will win the Capital One Bowl Game of the Week and WIN! Answer the question on the Capital One Bowl Facebook page before Saturday’s game. If you pick correctly, you’ll be entered into a drawing to win two tickets to the Capital One Bowl on January 2, 2012! Michigan State leads series 29-21 (last meeting: Oct. 22, 2011: Michigan State 37, Wisconsin 31) The inaugural Big Ten Championship Game will feature a welcome rematch […]

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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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Champs Sports Bowl Game of the Week: Georgia Tech at Clemson

The Champs Sports Bowl Game of the Week is a preview of a pivotal matchup featuring teams from the Big East and/or ACC that could impact the bowl picture. Week Eight:  Georgia Tech (5-2, 3-1 ACC) at Clemson (3-3, 1-2 ACC)   Saturday, Oct. 23 �- 3:30 p.m. Memorial Stadium – Auburn, Ala. Georgia Tech leads the series 49-24-2 Last Meeting: Dec. 5, 2009 (Georgia Tech 39, Clemson 34)   Georgia Tech Outlook Georgia Tech relies heavily on the run, option-oriented offense and is No. 1 in the […]

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Champs Sports Bowl Extends Partnership with Atlantic Coast Conference

Florida Citrus Sports CEO Steve Hogan and Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford have announced a partnership agreement for the 2010-13 Champs Sports Bowls. The agreement with the ACC will bring Orlando the second pick after the Bowl Championship Series selection (i.e. the conference’s third overall pick) to play against the top non-BCS team from the BIG EAST Conference or Notre Dame.  “Our relationship with the Champs Sports Bowl has been absolutely terrific over the years and we are extremely […]

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No. 23 Clemson Downs Colorado In The Champs Sports Bowl (AP)

James Davis walked out of the Citrus Bowl with the game ball under one arm and the most valuable player trophy under the other. It was pretty obvious who was the key to Clemson’s latest victory. Davis ran for a career-high 150 yards and a touchdown, Charlie Whitehurst scrambled for a score and the No. 23 Tigers beat Colorado 19-10 in the Champs Sports Bowl on Tuesday, handing the Buffaloes their fourth consecutive loss. Davis’ 6-yard TD run with 1:38 […]

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Tigers and Buffaloes Tangle With Gators

Clemson and Colorado kicked off Champs Sports Bowl week Thursday night with a visit to one of Orlando’s oldest attractions, Gatorland. Players, coaches and administrators from the two schools had an opportunity to have dinner and enjoy various shows at the 110-acre theme park that was founded in 1949. The highlight of the evening came when the head coaches from the two teams competed in a gator wrestling match. Colorado’s Mike Hankwitz and Clemson’s Tommy Bowden attempted to pull two […]

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