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Big Ten & SEC Week Thirteen Preview

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text] During 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 three notable games featuring teams from our partner conferences*: Mississippi State (9-1, 5-1 SEC) welcomes Vanderbilt (3-7, 0-6 SEC) into Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Field for a primetime SEC matchup. The […]

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Big Ten & SEC Week Five Preview

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

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Big Ten & SEC Week Four Preview

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text] 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 six notable games featuring teams from our partner conferences*:   Michigan (2-1, 0-0 Big Ten) concludes its non-conference schedule when Utah (2-0, 0-0 Pac-12) hits the road for the […]

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Big Ten Week Twelve Previews

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

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Big Ten Week Eleven Preview

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

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Infographic: Know Your Capital One Bowl Teams

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

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Big Ten Week Ten Preview

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

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Big Ten Week Eight Preview

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

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Big Ten Week Seven Preview

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text] No. 18 Northwestern (4-1, 0-1 Big Ten) makes its first road trip since August, traveling to Wisconsin (3-2, 1-1 Big Ten) for the first time since 2010. Both teams are coming off losses to Ohio State with Wisconsin dropping a seven point road decision two weeks ago and Northwestern falling by ten at home last weekend. The Wildcats and Badgers have alternated wins over their last six meetings, the most recent win coming by Wisconsin, 70-23, in […]

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Big Ten Week Six Preview

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text] College GameDay visits Evanston, Ill. for the first time since 1995 as No. 15 Northwestern (4-0) welcomes in No. 3 Ohio State (5-0, 1-0 Big Ten). Both teams are riding impressive winning streaks as the Buckeyes have won a nation’s best 17 in a row and the Wildcats have won seven-straight. Northwestern sat idle in week five, while Ohio State pulled out a seven-point victory over visiting Wisconsin. The Buckeyes have dominated the series, winning 28 of […]

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