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Nov 19, 2014

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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Jul 18, 2013

Russell Athletic Bowl Announces Enhanced Partnership with Atlantic Coast Conference

The Russell Athletic Bowl will host the first available selection after the College Football Playoff system from the ACC, including Notre Dame, beginning with the 2014-15 season. The Russell Athletic Bowl has historically featured some of college football’s best players and teams since moving to Orlando in 2000. The game has elevated its profile steadily over that time, with nine of the games (out of 12) featuring an attendance increase over the previous year. “The Russell Athletic Bowl is proud […]

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Aug 30, 2006

Conference Commissioners Discuss Orlando, Collegiate Athletics at Speaker Series

Three of the biggest names in college football visited Orlando on Tuesday, Aug. 29 for the FCSports Speaker Series. ACC Commissioner John Swofford, Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany and SEC Commissioner Mike Slive participated in the biggest event in Speaker Series history, appearing together at the Embassy Suites Hotel Downtown Orlando for a discussion on Orlando, the bowl system and all of college athletics. The discussion, moderated by Sun Sports/FSN Florida’s Paul Kennedy, began with a discussion on Orlando’s future […]

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