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Sep 19, 2017

Lee Corso Delights Crowd at Team Selection Committee Kickoff Dinner

For more than two decades, Florida Citrus Sports members have looked forward to Lee Corso’s annual appearance at the organization’s Team Selection Committee Kickoff Dinner, and on Monday, the legendary ESPN personality came through yet again, entertaining a sold-out crowd at Linda’s La Cantina with his 2017 projections and personal recollections from a lifetime spent in football. An Orlando-area resident and Florida Citrus Sports’ 2017 Howard Palmer Award recipient, Corso spoke for nearly 40 minutes at the Central Florida dining […]

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Sep 12, 2013

Whitley Writes: Lee Corso Still Going Strong At FCSports Kickoff Dinner

Ah, the sounds of the season. You know football season is back when you hear bands playing, Oklahoma State players denying payoffs, Nick Saban snarling at the media and one distinctive voice. “Not so fast, my friend!” Lee Corso didn’t break out his catchphrase Monday night, but he said a lot of other things. It was part of Citrus Bowl Sports tradition, the Kickoff Dinner at Linda’s La Cantina Steakhouse. After months of mindless diversions, we could finally talk about […]

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Sep 13, 2011

Lee Corso Entertains Team Selection Committee At Kickoff Dinner

The 2011 Florida Citrus Sports scouting season is in full swing after another successful kickoff dinner at Linda’s La Cantina steakhouse with featured guest FCSports guest Lee Corso. FCSports scouts started the day by reporting to the Varsity Club at Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium and giving their views of the games attended from around the country from the weekend previous and the night was capped for some of the organization’s longstanding members, sponsors and dignitaries at the annual event in […]

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Sep 17, 2010

Kickoff Dinner Features Lee Corso, Member Bowl Predictions

Florida Citrus Sports scouting season is in full gear, after another successful kickoff dinner at Linda’s La Cantina Steakhouse with featured guest FCSports, Lee Corso scouting season is in full gear. This was Corso’s return back to the kickoff dinner after he suffered a stroke in May of 2009. Members picked the ESPN College GameDay icon’s brain about the 2010 college football season and made their predictions for the 2010 Champs Sports Bowl and the 2011 Capital One Bowl. Speaking […]

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