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Jan 03, 2022

Vrbo Citrus Bowl loss a bittersweet end to incredible Orlando trip for Hawkeyes

By Carla Mangual Florida Citrus Sports A second-half rally put 15th-ranked Iowa in the lead late in Saturday’s Vrbo Citrus Bowl but the Hawkeyes couldn’t escape the turnover issues they’d grown so accustomed to creating this season, and they came up a field goal short against No. 22 Kentucky in the 76th annual edition of the game on New Year’s Day. The loss to the Wildcats ended Iowa’s season at 10-4. Head coach Kirk Ferentz said he and his team […]

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Jan 03, 2022

Robinson Takes Home MVP Hardware After Wan’Daleful Showing

By Collin Thomas Florida Citrus Sports Any list of highlights of 75 years of Citrus Bowl performances will have to include Saturday’s display by Wan’Dale Robinson. Kentucky’s junior wide receiver led his Wildcats to a nail-biting 20-17 win against the No. 15 ranked Iowa Hawkeyes with 10 catches for 170 yards on 13 targets. That receiving mark became the sixth-highest yardage total in bowl game history. Robinson started 2022 in the same way he played much of his 2021 season, […]

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Jan 02, 2022

Kentucky Overtakes Iowa Late in Battle of Citrus Bowl Unbeatens, Wins 20-17

By Andrew Johnson Florida Citrus Sports College football fans got a New Year’s treat on Saturday, as an entertaining finish saw Kentucky close out its second Vrbo Citrus Bowl win in four seasons. Down 17-13 to Iowa in the fourth quarter, Kentucky junior quarterback Will Levis found wide receiver Wan’Dale Robinson for a 52-yard pass down to the Iowa 1-yard line. Running back Chris Rodriguez Jr. finished the 80-yard drive off with a 6-yard touchdown run to take a game-clinching […]

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