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Nov 12, 2015

Week 11 Big Ten & SEC Preview: Alabama Faces Mississippi State, Georgia Takes On Auburn

Second-ranked Alabama (8-1, 5-1 SEC) is traveling to Davis Wade Stadium to face #17 Mississippi State (7-2, 3-2 SEC). The Crimson Tide defense cointained LSU RB Leonard Fournette in last week’s victory over LSU, but will have a different challenge this week in Bulldogs QB Dak Prescott. In the last three games alone, Prescott has thrown for over 300 yards and 10 touchdowns, while adding almost 200 yards and four touchdowns on the ground.  Alabama RB Derrick Henry threw his […]

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Oct 21, 2015

Week 7 Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl Projections

After week seven in the SEC & Big Ten that saw one of the craziest finishes in college football history, the college football media have three favorites from the SEC and four from the Big Ten. For the third consecutive week, Florida is the most popular pick out of the SEC while Michigan is the new favorite for the Big Ten. Here are the latest projections for the 70th annual Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl. Jerry Palm (CBSSports.com):  Michigan vs. […]

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Oct 05, 2015

Week 5 SEC & Big Ten Recap: Florida Upsets Ole Miss, Northwestern Stays Undefeated

Members of the Florida Citrus Sports Team Selection Committee traveled throughout SEC and Big Ten country this weekend, meeting with fans across both conferences in preparation of the 70th annual Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl.   #25 Florida 38, #3 Ole Miss 10 The Gators (5-0, 3-0 SEC) upset the Rebels (4-1, 2-1 SEC) in the Swamp Saturday night. Florida QB Will Grier came into the game battling a stomach virus, but looked sharp as he passed for 271 yards […]

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Sep 24, 2015

Week 4 SEC & Big Ten Preview: Florida Hosts Tennessee; BYU Travels to Michigan

In the fourth week of the college football season, members of the Florida Citrus Sports Team Selection Committee are making visits all throughout SEC and Big Ten country, meeting with fans across both conferences in advance of the 70th Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl on January 1. SEC #14 Texas A&M (3-0, 0-0 SEC) plays hosts to Arkansas (1-2, 0-0 SEC) in the conference opener for both teams. The undefeated Aggies are led by QB Kyle Allen (594 passing yards, […]

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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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Sep 10, 2015

Big Ten & SEC Week 2 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 two bowl games in the new Orlando Citrus Bowl Stadium. Iowa (1-0, 0-0 Big Ten) heads to Iowa State (1-0, 0-0 Big 12) for the 63rd meeting between the two schools. Iowa comes off a 31-14 win against Illinois State where junior quarterback C.J. Beathard threw for 211 yards […]

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Nov 26, 2014

Big Ten & SEC Week Fourteen 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 three notable games featuring teams from our partner conferences*: Ole Miss (8-3, 4-3 SEC) hosts Mississippi State (10-1, 6-1 SEC) in the 111th edition of the Egg Bowl. Mississippi State is tied with Alabama at […]

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Nov 20, 2014

Big Ten & SEC Week Thirteen 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 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 Bulldogs enter the […]

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Nov 13, 2014

Big Ten & SEC Week Twelve 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 seven notable games featuring teams from our partner conferences*: Mississippi State (9-0, 5-0 SEC) and Alabama (8-1, 4-1 SEC) square off in a battle that has major ramifications for the College Football Playoff and the […]

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Nov 05, 2014

#ClickBait, Week 11: Top Notch Tailgating, Emoji Comparisons, And ‘U Can’t Touch This’

#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 11. Reading Material When it comes to tailgating, the University of Mississippi goes above and beyond. The helmet Auburn kick returner Chris Davis wore during the infamous ‘Kick Six’ against Alabama last year reportedly sold at auction for $47,190, according to ESPN. Pairing Big Ten teams with […]

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