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Rutgers Looking To Keep The Streak Alive
If Rutgers bowl history is any indication of the upcoming Russell Athletic Bowl, then the team should have no trouble pulling out another win to wrap up their season. The team holds the nation’s longest active bowl winning streak at five along with Mississippi State. This will be the teams’ seventh bowl in the past eight years. The St...

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Bowl Experience Includes Best Buy Reward for Rutgers
For most fans, a bowl game is the last game of the season you watch from your TV at home during the winter holidays or a chance to follow your team to a different city. For players, bowl games are rewards and the Rutgers football team immediately found that out upon arriving in Orlando for the Russell Athletic Bowl. Shortly after arriving to the t...

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What To Do In Orlando On 12/25
Ok, so it's Christmas Day and you probably already have plans, but on the off chance that you are in Orlando and looking for some activities, we've got a few ideas. And of course, you can check out our Orlando Bowl Week City Guide for more recommendations on attractions, dining, shopping, nightlife and more. Weather Report Partly cloudy with a high...

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Player Spotlight: Khaseem Greene
Rutgers senior All-America linebacker Khaseem Greene has had a phenomenal season and football career. Greene was named the BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year for the second straight year. He is the second player in BIG EAST history to win Defensive Player of the Year award in consecutive seasons, joining Corey Moore of Virginia Tech. He was a un...

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Virginia Tech Honors Sandy Hook Victims
Despite being 563 miles away from Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, Virginia Tech knows exactly what they are experiencing. “We’ve been through what those people up in Sandy Hook are going through,” Virginia Tech head coach Frank Beamer said.  “We prevailed in Blacksburg.  If anything, it broug...

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What To Do In Orlando On 12/24
There's plenty to keep you occupied while you're here for Orlando Bowl Week. Rutgers and Virginia Tech have already arrived in the City Beautiful and will be spending their holidays taking in the theme parks between practices. If you need more ideas for what to do while you're in town, check out our Orlando Bowl Week City Guide for more recommendat...

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Unit Breakdown: Virginia Tech Offense
Here’s a look at the Hokies offense, which has struggled at times in 2012.  National Rankings: 71st Total Offense 78th Scoring Offense 61st Passing Offense 64th Rushing Offense Atlantic Coast Conference Rankings: 9th Total Offense 8th Scoring Offense 9th Passing Offense 5th Rushing Offense Virginia Te...

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Unit Breakdown: Rutgers Defense
One thing that defines Rutgers football this season is their strong defense. Ranked 14th in the country, the Knights D excels against the run and in keeping opponents out of the end zone.  National Rankings: 11th Rushing Defense  25th Pass Efficiency Defense  4th Scoring Defense (Big East Conference Leader in this catego...

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Unit Breakdown: Virginia Tech Defense
Virginia Tech is among an elite group of schools.  They are one of three to be playing in 20 consecutive bowl games.  Although this year is uncharacteristic given the Hokies' recent history under Frank Beamer, the team still has a chance to finish above .500 and it starts with their defense.  National Rankings: 34th Rushing...

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Unit Breakdown: Rutgers Offense
The Rutgers offense has struggled at times in 2012, with young players in key skill position roles. The development during bowl practice could define how this team grows in 2013. National Rankings: • 100th Total Offense • 94th Scoring Offense • 83th Passing Offense • 100th Rushing Offense Big East Conference Rankings: &bu...

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