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Sep 14, 2015

Big Ten & SEC Week 2 Recap

Big Ten The Big Ten had a big week as the conference posted a 12-2 record, including four shutouts and three wins vs. other Power 5 teams. #5 Michigan State 31 #7 Oregon 28 In the season’s first meeting between two top-10 teams, The Spartans (2-0, 0-0 Big Ten) outlasted the high-scoring Ducks (1-1, 0-0 Pac-12), thanks to a defensive stand in the game’s final minute. QB Connor Cook guided a balanced Michigan State offense that racked up 192 yards […]

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Jul 02, 2015

2016 Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl Preseason Bowl Projections

As the 2015 season draws closer, several media members have made preseason bowl projections. Here’s a quick look at what the experts are predicting for the 70th game in Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl history: Bill Bender (Sporting News): Wisconsin vs. Tennessee Ralph Russo (AP Sports): Wisconsin vs. LSU Mark Schlabach (ESPN): Penn State vs. LSU Brett McMurphy (ESPN): Wisconsin vs. LSU Steven Lassan (Athlon Sports): Wisconsin vs. Tennessee Brian Pedersen (Bleacher Report): Florida State vs. Missouri The two teams […]

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Nov 13, 2014

Bowl Projection Round-Up, Week 12

Mark Schlabach (ESPN): Ole Miss vs. Nebraska Brett McMurphy (ESPN): Georgia vs. Wisconsin ESPN Big Ten & SEC Blog: LSU vs. Michigan State Jerry Palm (CBSSports): Auburn vs. Michigan State Bill Bender (Sporting News): Georgia vs. Wisconsin Brant Parsons (Orlando Sentinel): Missouri vs. Michigan State Phil Steele: Georgia vs. Wisconsin  Following No. 8 Ohio State’s win over No. 12 Michigan State last Saturday, the Buckeyes no longer appear in Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl projections and the Spartans are now projected by three sources […]

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Nov 10, 2014

#ClickBait, Week 12: Mike VI, The Freedom Trophy, And Lil Jon Loves the Vols

#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 12. Reading Material Where in America does college football mean the most? LSU’s mascot, Mike VI, apparently likes to stay home on game days. The annual matchup between Big Ten West foes Nebraska and Wisconsin received the conference’s official stamp of a rivalry Monday — its very […]

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Nov 06, 2014

Big Ten & SEC Week Eleven Preview

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 four notable games featuring teams from our partner conferences*: Alabama (7-1, 4-1 SEC) travels to Baton Rouge to face LSU (7-2, 3-2 SEC) in an SEC West divisional clash. This is the first time since […]

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Oct 30, 2014

CFP Poll, Week 1: What It Means For The Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl

The first of seven Top 25 rankings decided by the 12-member College Football Playoff selection committee was released Tuesday night.  You can get a better understanding of how the committee ranks teams with a couple of helpful breakdowns: one from BusinessInsider and another from Sports On Earth. Here are the committee’s Top 25 teams through week nine of the season: Mississippi State Florida State Auburn Ole Miss Oregon Alabama TCU Michigan State Kansas State Notre Dame Georgia Arizona Baylor Arizona […]

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Oct 29, 2014

Bowl Projection Round-Up, Week 10

Mark Schlabach (ESPN): Georgia vs. Ohio State Brett McMurphy (ESPN): Ole Miss vs. Ohio State ESPN Big Ten & SEC Blog: LSU vs. Nebraska Jerry Palm (CBSSports): Auburn vs. Ohio State Bill Bender (Sporting News): Auburn vs. Ohio State Brant Parsons (Orlando Sentinel): Ole Miss vs. Nebraska Phil Steele: Auburn vs. Nebraska   Following week nine of the season, the projections for the Big Ten selection in the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl have narrowed to just two teams: Nebraska (7-1, 3-1) and Ohio State […]

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Oct 27, 2014

#ClickBait, Week 10: Establishing New Rivalries, The #SECBias, and Testudo Gets Emotional

#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 10. Reading Material Maryland and Penn State have played 37 times, with Penn State winning 35 of them. Now in the Big Ten, the Terps are looking to make it a real rivalry. National Signing Day, Feb. 4, is just 100 days away, here’s a look at […]

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Oct 23, 2014

Big Ten & SEC Week Nine 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*: Ole Miss (7-0, 4-0 SEC) heads to Death Valley to meet LSU (6-2, 2-2 SEC) for a primetime conference matchup. Both squads enter the […]

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Oct 17, 2014

Big Ten & SEC Week Eight 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 ten notable games featuring teams from our partner conferences*: The Ole Miss Rebels (6-0, 3-0 SEC) welcome Tennessee (3-3, 0-2 SEC) for an SEC showdown in Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. The Rebels have won seven […]

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