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Oct 22, 2015

Week 8 SEC & Big Ten Preview

In the eighth week of the college football season, members of the Florida Citrus Sports Team Selection Committee are making visits all throughout the SEC and Big Ten country, meeting with fans across both conferences in advance of the 70th Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl on January 1. #15 Texas A&M (5-1, 2-1 SEC) will travel to Oxford to take on #24 Ole Miss (5-2, 2-1 SEC). The two highest-scoring offenses in the SEC look to get back on track […]

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Oct 30, 2014

Big Ten & SEC Week Ten Preview

  Early on in the season, members of the Florida Citrus Sports Team Selection Committee are out on the road to meet with fans of our partner schools to spread the word about our brand-new home field opening for the 2014 bowl season. This weekend, we’ll be at eight notable games featuring teams from our partner conferences*: Following their first loss of the season, Ole Miss (7-1, 4-1 SEC) welcomes Auburn (6-1, 3-1 SEC) to Oxford. A touchdown pass from […]

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Oct 14, 2014

#ClickBait, Week 8:The Iconic Maryland Flag, Georgia Fan Song-Writing Talents, & Tweet Jabs

#Clickbait is our weekly recap of the most viral content from/about the Big Ten and SEC. Keep up with the latest buzzworthy stories, pictures, and other cool stuff as we prepare for Week 8. Reading Material Mike Slive will retire next July, leaving an open position for “SEC Commissioner/One Of The Most Powerful People In College Sports. Maryland pride was on full display for the Terrapins’ first Big Ten home game. How Dan Mullen got Mississippi State into the big […]

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Sep 23, 2014

Big Ten & SEC Week Five Preview

Early on in the season, members of the Florida Citrus Sports Team Selection Committee are out on the road to meet with fans of our partner schools to spread the word about our brand-new home field opening for the 2014 bowl season.   This weekend, we’ll be at seven notable games featuring teams from our partner conferences*:   Missouri (3-1, 0-0 SEC) heads to Columbia to square off against South Carolina (3-1, 2-1 SEC) in the Tigers’ season opener. Mizzou […]

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Nov 12, 2013

Big Ten Week Twelve Previews

No. 3 Ohio State (9-0, 5-0 Big Ten) travels to Illinois (3-6, 0-5 Big Ten), seeking to extend its nation-leading winning streak to 22 games. The Buckeyes have rolled in their past two wins, outscoring Penn State and Purdue by a combined score of 119-14. Ohio State ranks in the top 10 nationally in scoring offense, scoring defense and rushing yards. Illinois still remains without a conference victory, but has been competitive in recent weeks, falling in overtime at Penn […]

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Nov 05, 2013

Big Ten Week Eleven Preview

Nebraska (6-2, 3-1 Big Ten) travels to Michigan (6-2, 2-2 Big Ten) for a pivotal Legends division matchup. The Cornhuskers survived a thriller against Northwestern, winning 27-24 on a last-second hail mary pass, while Michigan suffered a 29-6 setback at Michigan State. The teams have split their two meetings since 2011 with the home team holding serve in both games. Nebraska’s offense ranks 22nd nationally in scoring offense (38.3 ppg), while Michigan’s ranks 24th (37.9 ppg). Minnesota (7-2, 3-2 Big […]

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Nov 02, 2013

Infographic: Know Your Capital One Bowl Teams

As the Big Ten and SEC begin November play, our staff took a look at the potential bowl teams across both conferences. The graphic below includes game records, media projections, month-by-month record breakdowns and a few other random notes. Click on the graphic to view it full size.

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Oct 29, 2013

Big Ten Week Ten Preview

No. 22 Michigan State (7-1, 4-0 Big Ten) welcomes No. 21 Michigan (6-1, 2-1 Big Ten) to East Lansing as the teams battle for the Paul Bunyan Trophy and first place in the Legends Division. The Spartans sit atop the division as the only undefeated team after cruising by Illinois, 42-3. Michigan State’s defense has allowed just 12.3 points per game and has only allowed more than 14 points once in conference play. The Wolverines bring in a high-powered offense […]

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Oct 22, 2013

Big Ten Week Nine Preview

No. 4 Ohio State (7-0, 3-0 Big Ten) welcomes Penn State (4-2, 1-1 Big Ten) to the Horseshoe. The Buckeyes continued their 19-game unbeaten streak with a 34-24 win at home against Iowa, led by running back Carlos Hyde’s 149 yards and two touchdowns. The senior has tallied 317 yards and five touchdowns in the last two wins over Northwestern and Iowa.  Penn State sat idle in week eight after a 43-40 quadruple overtime victory against Michigan in Happy Valley. […]

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Oct 15, 2013

Big Ten Week Eight Preview

  No. 3 Ohio State (6-0, 2-0 Big Ten) goes for its nation-leading 19th-consecutive win, hosting Iowa (4-2, 1-1 Big Ten). The Buckeyes have not played since rallying for a 40-30 win over Northwestern two weeks ago, while Iowa also sat idle in week seven following a 26-14 loss to Michigan State. The Buckeyes have rushed for over 280 yards per game this season, spearheading an offensive attack that has averaged 46.8 points per game. Iowa has not won in […]

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