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Russell Athletic Bowl Announces Enhanced Partnership with Atlantic Coast Conference
The Russell Athletic Bowl will host the first available selection after the College Football Playoff system from the ACC, including Notre Dame, beginning with the 2014-15 season. The Russell Athletic Bowl has historically featured some of college football’s best players and teams since moving to Orlando in 2000. The game has elevated its...

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ACC Week Ten Preview
Virginia Tech (4-4, 2-2 ACC) travels to Sun Life Stadium for the 30th meeting with Miami (4-4, 3-2 ACC). The Hokies have won three in a row and seven of the last nine in the series, but the Hurricanes hold a 17-12 record over Va. Tech. History favors Frank Beamer’s Hokies, having lost just two of their 27 conference games in November dating b...

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ACC Week Nine Preview
The last time Clemson (6-1, 3-1 ACC) traveled to Wake Forest (4-3, 2-3 ACC) for a Thursday night game, the Demon Deacons upset the Tigers 12-7 in 2008. This time around, Clemson boasts the ACC’s top-ranked passing offense (301 ypg). Wake has played well at home against its Atlantic Division foe, however, winning three of the last five in ...

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Big East Week Nine Preview
The two highest-scoring offenses in the Big East clash when Cincinnati (5-1,1-0 Big East) meets No. 16 Louisville (7-1, 1-0 Big East) in the 52nd edition of The Battle for the Keg of Nails. The Bearcats have won the last four in the series, but the Cardinals hope to remain in the realm of the unbeaten by defeating their border rival. Syracuse (...

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ACC Week Seven Preview
Florida State has matched its best start since 2005 (its last ACC Championship season), despite its first loss at NC State last week. The Seminoles look to improve to 6-1 when they face off with Boston College in Tallahassee. FSU linemen Bjoern Werner and Tank Carradine rank first and second in the ACC in sacks, and they will look to...

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ACC Week Six Preview
Clemson (4-1,1-1 ACC) hosts Georgia Tech (2-3, 1-2) at Memorial Stadium on Saturday. Tigers QB Tajh Boyd needs just one touchdown pass to become Clemson’s all-time leader. The Old Gold and White will try to improve on their 4-1 record against Dabo Swinney. Florida State (5-0, 2-0 ACC) looks to stretch their win streak to six games when they t...

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ACC and Big East Week Five Preview
In-state rivals Florida State and South Florida face off for just the second time in history. The Seminoles have been lighting up the scoreboard, averaging 56 points a game. Quarterback EJ Manuel is a serious contender for the Heisman after throwing for 380 yards and two touchdowns against then-No. 10 Clemson. Bulls QB B.J. Daniels started the fi...

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ACC Week Three Preview
Florida State (2-0, 0-0 ACC) welcomes Wake Forest (2-0, 1-0 ACC) to Tallahassee this weekend as 24-point underdogs. The Demon Deacons, however, have won four of the last six against the Seminoles, including last year’s 35-30 upset in Winston-Salem. Georgia Tech (1-1, 0-1 ACC) looks to avoid its first 0-2 ACC start in five years when the Yello...

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The 2011 Champs Sports Bowl, the first cornerstone game of Orlando Bowl Week, will take place on Thursday, December 29, at the Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium.  The game will kick off at 5:30 p.m. and be televised nationally on ESPN. This year will mark the Champs Sports Bowl’s second year of pairing upper-tier teams from the Atlantic Coast and th...

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Florida Citrus Sports CEO Steve Hogan and Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford have announced a partnership agreement for the 2010-13 Champs Sports Bowls. The agreement with the ACC will bring Orlando the second pick after the Bowl Championship Series selection (i.e. the conference's third overall pick) to play against the top n...

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