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Jan 01, 2008

Henne, Michigan Send Carr Out on Top With 41-35 Upset Of Florida

By Dan Ryan FCSports.Com Lloyd Carr went out a winner for his seniors. Michigan’s seniors went out a winner for Lloyd Carr. The Wolverines snapped a four-game bowl losing streak Tuesday, Jan. 1, with a 41-35 Capital One Bowl victory over the Florida Gators before a Florida Citrus Bowl crowd of 69,748 and an ESPN on ABC national television audience in the final appearance for Carr and a senior class that won its first post-season game. MVP Chad Henne threw […]

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Dec 03, 2007

Capital One Bowl Reaches Fastest Sellout in 62-Year History

Despite a delayed announcement of its teams, the 2008 Capital One Bowl has reached a sellout Florida Citrus Sports Executive Director Steve Hogan announced today. The bowl reached its normal capacity of 65,438 less than 13 hours after Florida and Michigan were announced as this year�s teams and sold above that capacity as temporary bleacher seats were sold out hours later. “This record sellout is evidence that Orlando is a hotbed for college football,” said Florida Citrus Sports Executive Director […]

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Dec 02, 2007

Florida and Michigan Chosen to Square Off in 2008 Capital One Bowl

On behalf of its Selection Committee, Florida Citrus Sports� Chairman Tony Martin and Executive Director Steve Hogan announce that the University of Florida and the University of Michigan have been chosen to play in this year�s Capital One Bowl. The game, played on January 1 at 1:00 p.m. and televised on nationally on ABC, will be the first meeting between the two national powerhouses since the 2003 Outback Bowl. Florida, the bowl�s representative from the Southeastern Conference, finished the regular […]

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Jun 23, 2006

Lloyd Carr Talks Shop At Speaker Series

Florida Citrus Sports welcomed University of Michigan head football coach Lloyd Carr to Orlando on Friday, June 23 for its first Speaker Series event of 2006-07. Speaking to a crowd of FCSports members and guests, he addressed a number of topics about college football and about the outlook for the 2006 Wolverines. During the presentation, the coach made a point to praise Orlando, both as a city and a bowl destination. He spoke about the fun that he and his […]

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