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Machine Gun” Kelly Entertains at FCSports Speaker Series

Florida Citrus Sports welcomed former Buffalo Bills and Miami Hurricanes quarterback Jim Kelly to its quarterly Speaker Series this morning as it hosted a breakfast at the Citrus Club in downtown Orlando.  The Hall of Fame quarterback joined a full house of FCSports members for breakfast before sitting down and being interviewed as part of the event. WFTV sports director Zach Klein served as the event’s emcee, interviewing Kelly for over 30 minutes.  Topics ranged from Kelly’s days in Miami […]

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Spurrier Starts Speaker Series

Legendary head ‘ball coach Steve Spurrier was the first guest of the 2007-08 FCSports Speaker Series, appearing for an evening engagement at the Orlando Science Center on June 13. The event, sponsored by the law firm of Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A., was attended by over 250 FCSports members and guests. After a cocktail hour featuring heavy hors d’oeuvres and an open bar, attendees were ushered into the Science Center’s “Dino Digs” area. There, the South Carolina head […]

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McAllister Entertains Fans, Members At Speaker Series

Star NFL running back Deuce McAllister spoke to a room full of Florida Citrus Sports members and guests, as well as jersey-sporting Ole Miss Rebels and New Orleans Saints fans, on Tuesday as part of the Florida Citrus Sports Speaker Series.  The luncheon, the last of the 2006-07 FCSports year, was held in the Varsity Club at the Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium. Hosted by WFTV Channel 9 sports anchor Jenny Dunn, the program covered a variety of topics in the […]

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Conference Commissioners Discuss Orlando, Collegiate Athletics at Speaker Series

Three of the biggest names in college football visited Orlando on Tuesday, Aug. 29 for the FCSports Speaker Series. ACC Commissioner John Swofford, Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany and SEC Commissioner Mike Slive participated in the biggest event in Speaker Series history, appearing together at the Embassy Suites Hotel Downtown Orlando for a discussion on Orlando, the bowl system and all of college athletics. The discussion, moderated by Sun Sports/FSN Florida’s Paul Kennedy, began with a discussion on Orlando’s future […]

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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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