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Florida State Spring Football Game To Kick at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 9

Florida Citrus Sports will host Florida State football’s 2016 Spring Game, the annual intersquad scrimmage, on Saturday, April 9 at Orlando Citrus Bowl Stadium. The game will kick off at 3:00 p.m. This will be the first time that the game has been played in The City Beautiful and will provide an opportunity for Seminole fans throughout the state a chance to see their team in a central location while also giving Orlando residents a chance to see some college […]

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Florida State To Play 2016 Spring Game in Orlando

Florida State Director of Athletics Stan Wilcox announced today that the Seminoles will play their 2016 spring football game at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Fla.  FSU has partnered with Florida Citrus Sports (FCSports) for the game scheduled for Saturday, April 9, with kick off set for 5:00 p.m.  Florida State’s Marketing and Promotions Office, The Seminole Boosters and FCSports will sponsor a number of events surrounding the game, including a Block Party on Friday evening similar to the one held […]

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ESPN, Florida Citrus Sports Team Up For Orlando Kickoff Game; Florida State vs. Ole Miss in 2016

The Florida State Seminoles will play the Ole Miss Rebels in the Orlando Citrus Bowl stadium on Labor Day, 2016. The neutral-site season-opening game on the evening of Monday, Sept. 5, will be televised nationally by ESPN as the first of an annual Orlando Kickoff game. “We’re excited to bring regular season neutral-site college football games back to the Citrus Bowl stadium and establish Orlando as a major kickoff destination for the future,” said Florida Citrus Sports CEO Steve Hogan. […]

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Whitley Writes: Miami at FSU a Welcome Return To The Old Days

You know it’s a big game when the coaches say it’s not. So what’s happening in Tallahassee Saturday must be huge. Jimbo Fisher says it’s just the next game on FSU’s schedule. Al Golden wants his Hurricanes to take them one crazy comeback game at a time. “We all know who we’re playing,” he said. Yes, and for the first time far too long we can recognize both teams. Miami and FSU are both in the top 10. That’s no […]

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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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Florida State Beats Notre Dame In 2011 Champs Sports Bowl, 18-14

Final Stats Florida State Postgame Press Conference Transcript – Jimbo Fisher, Rashad Greene, Lamarcus Joyner Florida State Notes Notre Dame Postgame Press Conference Transcript – Brian Kelly, Manti Teo Notre Dame Notes The Florida State Seminoles rallied in the fourth quarter to defeat the Notre Dame Fighting Irish 18-14 in the 2011 Champs Sports Bowl before an announced crowd of 68,305 at the Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium. It wasn’t so much a tale of two halves as a tale of […]

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Parking, Shuttle And Traffic Information For The Champs Sports Bowl

Parking is SOLD OUT for the Champs Sports Bowl at the Florida Citrus Bowl. Free shuttle service is available to bowl fans. In addition, the City of Orlando and Florida Citrus Sports have published maps for parking, shuttles and road closures around the Citrus Bowl on game day. PARKING INFORMATION More information and parking map Pre-paid parking for the Champs Sports Bowl is sold out. There will be ONE first-come, first-served public cash lot at Jones High School on game […]

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Florida State, Notre Dame Give Back To Central Florida

The Florida State Seminoles and Notre Dame Fighting Irish football teams met on friendly terms today at Give Kids the World Village as part of Orlando Bowl Week. The 147 families being hosted by Give Kids the World got a chance to meet players from both teams and take part in a variety of games and activities, including mini golf, basketball, line dancing and more. “This is just awesome,” said Elizabeth Faircloth, mother of one of the visiting families. “We […]

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Florida State Practice Report 12/26

Report courtesy of Florida State Sports Information / Seminoles.com It was work before play for the Florida State football team Monday as the No. 25 Seminoles got in a 2 ½-hour practice Monday inside the Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium as preparation continued for the Dec. 29 Champs Sports Bowl. For all but a handful of ‘Noles, it marked the first time they had an opportunity to test the field turf at the stadium where they will take on Notre Dame […]

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Champs Sports Bowl Sells Out For First Time In History

On behalf of its Selection Committee, Florida Citrus Sports’ Chairman Michel Champagne and CEO Steve Hogan announced today that the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and Florida State Seminoles have been selected to play in this year’s Champs Sports Bowl. Set to take place December 29th from Orlando’s Citrus Bowl Stadium, the game will kick off at 5:30 p.m. and be televised on ESPN. Notre Dame (8-4) and Florida State (8-4, 5-3 ACC), two of the most recognizable schools in college […]

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