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Dec 23, 2013

US Open Champion Justin Rose, Ron Dayne and George Rogers All Join Florida Citrus Parade Lineup

One week from today, a Central Florida tradition returns to Downtown Orlando when the Florida Citrus Parade winds down Orange Avenue and back up Rosalind Avenue on its way to Lake Eola Park. This year, a pair of Heisman winners join an Orlando resident and reigning champion golfer as the headline talent. The parade steps off at 10:00 a.m. next Monday, December 30. Justin Rose will serve as the grand marshal for this year’s parade. The Orlando resident is a […]

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Dec 17, 2013

Whitley Writes: Plenty To Cheer About During Orlando Bowl Week

A strange thing happened after last year’s Rose Bowl game. Thousands of fans from the losing side didn’t want to leave. That’s not routine at 123 of the 124 NCAA Football Subdivision schools. It’s a tradition at Wisconsin, and Orlando is about to be reminded why. The Badgers are coming to town for the Capital One Bowl. Just as importantly, their band will be with them. Granted, it’s probably more important that the football team show up Jan. 1. But […]

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Dec 08, 2013

No. 19 Wisconsin to Meet No. 9 South Carolina in Capital One Bowl

The South Carolina Gamecocks will play the Wisconsin Badgers in the 2014 Capital One Bowl. The 68th edition of the New Year’s Day classic will be played on January 1, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. from Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium and will be televised nationally by ESPN on ABC. South Carolina makes its second Capital One Bowl appearance in three seasons, having beaten Nebraska in the 2012 edition of the game. The Gamecocks finished the regular season 10-2 for the third-straight […]

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Sep 26, 2013

Whitley Writes: South Carolina vs. UCF Is A Marquee Matchup Orlando Deserves

Can you feel it? Something is different about this week, at least if you’re a college football fan in Orlando. If you can’t feel it, you can see it. Network television trucks are parked outside Bright House Networks Stadium. Earlier this week, real live students stood in line to buy tickets. Everybody wants to see Saturday’s high-noon showdown between UCF and South Carolina. Let’s recap: Sellout. National TV. Bowl implications. Steve Spurrier. “That’s what college football is all about,” UCF […]

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Jan 02, 2012

Gamecocks Wrap Up Huskers After “Home Run” Plays

After a very unusual start for South Carolina, the Gamecocks went on a 21-0 run to end the game to get the victory. (Article by Justin Kane) 

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Dec 31, 2011

Cornhuskers, Gamecocks Give Back At Day For Kids

Players and coaches from Nebraska and South Carolina met at DisneyQuest for Day for Kids, a charity event with the Florida Citrus Sports Foundation. The Cornhuskers and Gamecocks took time out of their Capital One Bowl preparations to spend some time with disadvantaged children from around Central Florida. 

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Dec 04, 2011

South Carolina Takes on Nebraska in 2012 Capital One Bowl

On behalf of its Selection Committee, Florida Citrus Sports’ Chairman Michel Champagne and CEO Steve Hogan announced today that the South Carolina Gamecocks and Nebraska Cornhuskers have been selected to play in the 2012 Capital One Bowl.  The New Year’s classic will kick off at 1:00 p.m. on January 2nd from Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium in Orlando and will be televised nationally by ESPN. The meeting will be the first between the two schools since 1987 and the first ever […]

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