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Missouri Defeats Minnesota 33-17 in the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text] In its first year as the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl, Orlando’s New Year’s Day bowl treated fans to antics that only a brand like Buffalo Wild Wings could deliver.  Fake punts, fake field goals and a QB throwback were just some of the plays that Minnesota and Missouri pulled out of the playbook in a wild affair before 48,624 fans at the newly reconstructed Orlando Citrus Bowl Stadium. The Golden Gophers (8-5, 5-3 Big Ten) kept up […]

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Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl: Recap, Reactions, Roundup

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text] The internet was abuzz Sunday night once the teams were chosen for the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl.  Nobody predicted Minnesota or Missouri to play in Orlando at the beginning of the season, but both will spend the holidays in Central Florida.  The Missouri Tigers won their second-consecutive SEC East title in their third year in the conference.  The lethal combination of defensive ends Shane Ray and Markus Golden led Mizzou to 10 wins for the third […]

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#25 Minnesota to take on #16 Missouri in Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text] The Minnesota Golden Gophers have been selected to play the Missouri Tigers in the 2015 Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl.  The New Year’s Day classic will kick off in its traditional 1:00 p.m. ET slot on January 1 from the new Orlando Citrus Bowl stadium and will be televised nationally by ESPN on ABC. “Buffalo Wild Wings is excited by the matchup of Minnesota and Missouri in our first Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl game,” said Judy […]

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Bowl Projection Round-Up, Week 14

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text] Mark Schlabach (ESPN):  Missouri vs. Wisconsin Brett McMurphy (ESPN): Auburn vs. Wisconsin ESPN Big Ten & SEC Blog: Ole Miss vs. Wisconsin Jerry Palm (CBSSports): Missouri vs. Minnesota Bill Bender (Sporting News): Missouri vs. Wisconsin Brant Parsons (Orlando Sentinel): Georgia vs. Wisconsin Phil Steele: Ole Miss vs. Wisconsin    After narrowly escaping a loss to Iowa last Saturday, Wisconsin is projected by six different sources to appear in Orlando for the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl. Up one from its […]

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Bowl Projection Round-Up, Week 12

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

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Big Ten & SEC Week Twelve 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 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 […]

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Big Ten & SEC Week Nine 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 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 […]

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Big Ten & SEC Week Eight 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 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 […]

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Bowl Projection Round-Up, Week 6

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-1″][vc_column_text] Mark Schlabach (ESPN): Mississippi State vs. Wisconsin Brett McMurphy (ESPN): Mississippi State vs. Ohio State ESPN Big Ten & SEC Blog: Georgia vs. Nebraska Jerry Palm (CBSSports): Missouri vs. Ohio State Bill Bender (Sporting News): Georgia vs. Ohio State Brant Parsons (Orlando Sentinel): Texas A&M vs. Ohio State Phil Steele: Ole Miss vs. Wisconsin Through week five of college football, Ohio State remains the favorite pick in bowl projections with four experts predicting an appearance in Orlando. New selections for possible Buckeye […]

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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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