Blog Archives

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 […]

Read More

Michigan To Face Florida In 70th Annual Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl

The Michigan Wolverines (9-3, 6-2 Big Ten) and the University of Florida Gators (10-3, 8-2 SEC) will meet in the 70th annual Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl. The New Year’s Day Classic will kick-off in its traditional 1:00 p.m. timeslot on ABC. Florida and Michigan both return to Orlando after their 2008 rematch that featured legendary Michigan head coach Lloyd Carr’s last game and Florida Heisman winner Tim Tebow. Michigan won 41-35 in front of 69,748. Florida and Michigan are […]

Read More

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. […]

Read More

The Scouting Report Presented by Florida Hospital for Oct. 18

Florida Hospital, the official sports medicine provider of Florida Citrus Sports, is proud to support this Selection Committee update. Learn about Florida Hospital’s Healthy 100 initiative on the web at www.healthy100.org.   On this week’s edition of the Florida Citrus Sports Scouting Report presented by Florida Hospital, Erin Campbell recaps the important topics in our bowl picture after last weekend, including Wisconsin’s win over No. 1 Ohio State, the shake-up in the SEC and the slate of contenders in the ACC. […]

Read More

Capital One Bowl Extends Agreement with SEC

On behalf of Florida Citrus Sports and its membership, President Chuck Beverly and CEO Steve Hogan have announced that an agreement has been reached with the Southeastern Conference for the Capital One Bowl, extending the current relationship through 2014. The agreement keeps the bowl’s current selection structure in place, with the New Year’s Day stalwart maintaining the slot which grants it the opportunity to select the top non-Bowl Championship Series pick from the league.  Florida Citrus Sports officials had announced […]

Read More

Get Bigtime Updates

Keep up to date with all of the news from Florida Citrus Sports!

This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.