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Nov 30, 2015

Week 13 Big Ten & SEC Recap: Ohio State Powers Through Michigan, Northwestern Wins Fifth Straight

#18 Ole Miss 38, #21 Mississippi State 27 The Rebels (9-3, 6-2 SEC) upended the Bulldogs (8-4, 4-4 SEC) Saturday, marking just the second time in 12 years the road team has won the Egg Bowl. Ole Miss QB Chad Kelly threw for 236 yards and two touchdowns, both to WR Damore’ea Stringfellow. Bulldogs Senior QB Dak Prescott completed 31 of 42 passes for 254 yards and two touchdowns in the loss, but the Rebels defense sacked Prescott seven times. […]

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Oct 09, 2015

Week 6 SEC & Big Ten Preview

In the sixth 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.   #13 Northwestern (5-0, 1-0 Big Ten) makes a visit to the Big House to take on #18 Michigan (4-1, 1-0 Big Ten) for a big time conference clash. The Wildcats and the […]

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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 16, 2015

Week 2 Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl Projections

Though the regular season is still young, it’s never too early to see what members of the media are projecting for the 70th annual Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl. Jerry Palm (CBSSports.com): Penn State vs. Georgia Jason Kirk (SBNation): Michigan vs. Georgia Brian Bennett (ESPN Big Ten Blog): Wisconsin David Ching (ESPN SEC Blog): Ole Miss Mark Schlabach (ESPN): Wisconsin vs. Ole Miss Brett McMurphy (ESPN): Northwestern vs. Georgia After two weeks of football the experts are trending toward four different […]

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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 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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Oct 02, 2014

Big Ten & SEC Week Six 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*: Tennessee (2-2, 0-1 SEC) hosts Florida (2-1, 1-1 SEC) for a conference clash as the Gators head back on the road for their second-straight […]

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Sep 29, 2014

#ClickBait, Week 6: The Body Slam, Manziel’s Reaction, and Upcoming Intense Matchups

#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 6. Reading Material Northwestern football rallies behind Fitzgerald’s bold prediction, stuns Penn State Upcoming SEC matchups will separate the pretenders from the contenders. Alabama is the No. 1 team in the country, according to the latest coaches’ poll, will they maintain their standing after facing No. 11 […]

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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 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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