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Big Ten & SEC Week 14 Preview: SEC, Big Ten titles to be decided this Saturday

In the final week of the college football season, conference championship games take center stage. The Florida Citrus Sports Team Selection Committee will be watching the SEC and Big Ten title games and analyzing the trickle-down effects of the results on the bowl selection process. Here’s a closer look at the Big Ten and SEC title games and what they could mean for the VRBO Citrus Bowl: Big Ten Championship No. 21 Northwestern (8-4, 8-1 Big Ten) vs. No. 6 […]

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VRBO Signs on as Title Sponsor of Citrus Bowl

ORLANDO — VRBO®, the site travelers use to book beach houses, cabins and condos, has reached an agreement with ESPN and Florida Citrus Sports (FCS) to be the title sponsor of the VRBO Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Fla. The game kicks off at 1 p.m. on New Year’s Day on ABC and will host top teams from the Southeastern and Big Ten conferences. “Florida is one of VRBO’s most popular vacation home destinations so it’s fitting to see our logo […]

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Week 13 Bowl Projections: Penn State, Kentucky, Northwestern lead the pack

The college football season is coming to an end, and we’re just a few days from announcing the participants in the 2019 Citrus Bowl at Orlando’s Camping World Stadium. Though the Citrus Bowl has been a traditional Big Ten/SEC match-up for more than two decades, last season’s game featured the Notre Dame fighting Irish, the second participant affiliated with the ACC since 1992. Notre Dame’s appearance against LSU (a 21-17 Fighting Irish victory) was the result of the Citrus Bowl’s […]

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CFP Poll Week 5: What it means for the VRBO Citrus Bowl

With just a few days left before Selection Sunday, the College Football Playoff released its penultimate Top 25 poll Tuesday night. Over at FloridaCitrusSports.com, we broke down the Nov. 27 College Football Playoff poll and what it could mean for the Camping World Bowl and VRBO Citrus Bowl this postseason. As it relates to our SEC-Big Ten matchup specifically, it’s impossible to project anything with certainty right now, but the rankings give us a decent idea who could be available in […]

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Big Ten SEC Week 13 Recap: 7 OT thriller shakes up the SEC

Big Ten [table id=108 /] [table id=109 /] SEC [table id=106/] [table id=107 /] AP Top 10  1. Alabama 2. Clemson 3. Notre Dame 4. Georgia 5. Oklahoma 6. Ohio State 7. UCF 8. Michigan 9. Texas 10. Washington Texas A&M outlasts LSU in 7OT thriller In the highest-scoring and longest game in NCAA FBS history, LSU fell to Texas A&M, 74-72 in seven overtimes on Saturday at Kyle Field. The game tied or broke multiple records including: The seven-overtime […]

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Big Ten & SEC Week 13 Preview: Bowl Favorites look to finish strong

In the 13th week of the college football season, members of the Florida Citrus Sports Team Selection Committee are making visits throughout Big Ten and SEC country, meeting with fans across both conferences in advance of the Citrus Bowl on New Year’s Day. Here’s a look at some of the most highly-anticipated games on the schedule this week: No. 11 Florida (8-3, 6-3 SEC) at Florida State (5-6, 3-5 ACC) – 12 p.m. on ABC The Gators travel to Tallahassee […]

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Week 12 Bowl Projections: Wildcats Dominate Media Picks Again

The college football season is entering the home stretch, and the countdown to the 2019 Citrus Bowl is on in Orlando. Though the Citrus Bowl has been a traditional Big Ten/SEC match-up for more than two decades, last season’s game featured the Notre Dame fighting Irish, the second participant affiliated with the ACC since 1992. Notre Dame’s appearance against LSU (a 21-17 Fighting Irish victory) was the result of the Citrus Bowl’s unique relationship with the Orange Bowl in Miami. […]

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