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Aug 06, 2015

Alabama, Louisville to meet in the 2018 Orlando Kickoff

The Alabama Crimson Tide will play the Louisville Cardinals in the Orlando Kickoff game during college football’s opening weekend in 2018. The neutral-site season opener is the second announced game in a multi-year agreement between Florida Citrus Sports (FCSports) and ESPN Events, a division of ESPN, to host major neutral-site, regular-season college football games in the Orlando Citrus Bowl. “This game continues a trend of big-time events landing in the brand-new Orlando Citrus Bowl Stadium,” said FCSports President Harold Mills. […]

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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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