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Capital One Bowl QB Tim Tebow Wins Heisman Trophy

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text] (AP) Tim Tebow needed only two years of college to graduate to Heisman Trophy winner, putting the sophomore in a class by himself. Florida’s folk-hero quarterback with the rugged running style and magnetic personality won the Heisman on Saturday night to become the first sophomore or freshman to take college football’s most prestigious award. Since 1935, when Jay Berwanger of Chicago won the first Heisman, every winner had been a junior or senior — until Tebow, who […]

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Capital One Bowl Reaches Fastest Sellout in 62-Year History

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text] 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 […]

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

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text] 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, […]

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