Rebels, Seminoles Will Play Neutral-Site Affair at Orlando’s Citrus Bowl
OXFORD, Miss. – Ole Miss and Florida State will open the 2016 college football season with a neutral-site game on Labor Day (Monday, Sept. 5) at Orlando’s Citrus Bowl.
The game will be televised nationally by ESPN as the first of an annual Orlando Kickoff game at the newly renovated Citrus Bowl.
“We’re excited to bring regular season neutral-site college football games back to the Citrus Bowl and establish Orlando as a major kickoff destination for the future,” said Florida Citrus Sports CEO Steve Hogan. “Florida State and Ole Miss will undoubtedly be a game worthy of national attention and we can’t wait to welcome fans from Tallahassee and Oxford to Central Florida to start the 2016 season.”
The Rebels and Seminoles are two of the current top-10 teams in the country, with defending national champion Florida State holding down the No.… Read more...