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Dec 31, 2011

@CapitalOneBowl Preview: A Twitter Chat With Sean Callahan

Before the Capital One Bowl, Sean Callahan of HuskerOnline.com was kind enough to talk with @CapitalOneBowl about this year’s game from the Nebraska perspective. @CapitalOneBowl: How well have the #Huskers adapted into the Big Ten this season? Were there any ‘culture shock’ moments? @Sean_Callahan: I think the biggest difference from the Big 12 was the overall top to bottom depth of the league. The other thing I’ll say is the front 7’s were more physical and that can put some […]

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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. “You always want to give back,” said Nebraska head coach Bo Pellini. “The kids in our program understand that. A lot of them don’t come from a lot either. This gives them […]

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Dec 30, 2011

@CapitalOneBowl Preview: A Twitter Chat With Gene Sapakoff

Gene Sapakoff, sportswriter and columnist from the Charleston Post and Courier, took time on Twitter to chat with @CapitalOneBowl to offer some insight into South Carolina before the game. @CapitalOneBowl: Ok, 1st question: the #Gamecocks could finish with the best record in USC history. Is that extra motivation during bowl prep? @Sapakoff: No doubt. That kind of stuff is a very big deal to football historian Steve Spurrier, who passes it on to the players. @CapitalOneBowl: Is there a particular […]

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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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Dec 01, 2011

Finalists for New Public Address Announcer Announced (with Video)

Florida Citrus Sports CEO Steve Hogan announced the five finalists for the new public address announcer of Orlando’s bowl games on Friday. The five men will compete during a live audition at Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium on Friday, Dec. 2. Florida Citrus Sports (FCSports) received over 50 entries in the public call to replace 30-year veteran Bob Matheison, who retired earlier this year. The finalists were selected by a judging panel that includes Hogan, WFTV Channel 9 anchor Bob Opsahl, […]

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