Jan 02, 2024

Freshman Nico Iamaleava Earns Cheez-It Citrus Bowl MVP Honors

By Nick Cohen Florida Citrus Sports University of Tennessee freshman quarterback Nico Iamaleava was named the Cheez-It Citrus Bowl Most Valuable Player for his four-touchdown performance in his first career start. The Tennessee Volunteers defeated the Iowa Hawkeyes in the Cheez-It Bowl 35-0. “I am proud of the guys and how they played. The receivers played a tremendous game, and O-line did good. Receivers did good. I still think there is a lot of room for us to get better,” said […]

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Jan 01, 2024

Tennessee takes down Iowa in 2024 Cheez-It Citrus Bowl

By Alex Clough Florida Citrus Sports A vibrant Tennessee offense, headlined by 232 rushing yards, and a staunch defensive effort propelled the Volunteers past Iowa in an emphatic 35-0 shutout in the 2024 Cheez-It Citrus Bowl at Camping World Stadium. For the Knoxville natives who journeyed south to Orlando, Fla., head coach Josh Heupel and Tennessee (9-4, 4-4 SEC) delivered with a dominating display through all four quarters. True freshman Nico Iamaleava shinned as he tallied four total touchdowns including […]

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Dec 30, 2023

Iowa, Tennessee Players Spend Time with Children Ahead of Cheez-It Citrus Bowl

By Nick Cohen Florida Citrus Sports Players from the University of Iowa and University of Tennessee had the opportunity to give back to the local Orlando community ahead of their Cheez-It Bowl matchup at Camping World Stadium. Children from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida and The Communities of the West Lakes had a morning of fun at Fun Spot America. “This is awesome,” said Tennessee senior tight end Jacob Warren. “Any time we get a chance to just […]

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Dec 06, 2023

Grammy Award-Nominated Multi-Platinum Singer and Songwriter Gavin DeGraw to Perform at 2024 Cheez-It Citrus Bowl Halftime Show Presented by Cheez-It Snap’d

ORLANDO, Florida (Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2023) — Florida Citrus Sports (FCS) announced today that Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Gavin DeGraw will headline the Cheez-It Citrus Bowl Halftime Show presented by Cheez-It Snap’d, one of college football’s premier postseason events. Traditionally held on New Year’s Day, the Cheez-It Citrus Bowl is set to captivate fans not only with exciting gridiron action between No. 17 Iowa and No. 21 Tennessee but also with a spectacular musical performance from the multi-talented DeGraw. “A great football […]

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Dec 03, 2023

Iowa, Tennessee to meet in 2024 Cheez-It Citrus Bowl Jan. 1 at Camping World Stadium

ORLANDO, Florida (Sunday, Dec. 3, 2023) — The Iowa Hawkeyes will play the Tennessee Volunteers in the 2024 Cheez-It Citrus Bowl, Florida Citrus Sports CEO Steve Hogan announced Sunday. The game will kick off at 1 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 1, at Camping World Stadium and will air live on ABC. The 17th-ranked Hawkeyes (10-3) and 21st-ranked Vols (8-4) and have met three times previously, with Tennessee holding a 2-1 all-time lead in the series. All three past meetings have […]

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Aug 31, 2023

FWAA to present Cheez-It National Team of the Week each Monday

DALLAS (FWAA) – The Cheez-It National Team of the Week will be presented each Monday during the college football regular season. Each week, the All-America Committee of the Football Writers Association will honor one outstanding team performance. The 2023 season is the 22nd for the program, which features new branding in partnership with Cheez-It, the cheeziest sponsor of college football, and Florida Citrus Sports, the Orlando-based non-profit that organizes the Cheez-It Citrus Bowl. Once again, the honored team will be presented with a […]

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Aug 28, 2023

Parking Lot-Specific Directions

Select your lot below and click on the button for Waze directions to that lot on game day.

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May 31, 2023

2024 Cheez-It Citrus Bowl Returns to New Year’s Day

The Cheez-It Citrus Bowl will return to its traditional New Year’s Day window in 2024. Florida Citrus Sports officials confirmed the news Wednesday as part of ESPN’s 2023-24 football bowl schedule release. The 78th edition of the matchup, featuring top teams from the Southeastern and Big Ten Conferences, will be held at Camping World Stadium on Monday, Jan. 1, with a national broadcast scheduled for 1 p.m. ET on ABC. Forty-four of the previous 77 Citrus Bowl matchups have been […]

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Jan 26, 2023

2022-23 Cheez-It Citrus Bowl Week Recap

There’s no question which city woke up feelin’ the cheeziest this past holiday season as Orlando played host to both the Cheez-It Bowl (Florida State vs. Oklahoma on Dec. 29) and Cheez-It Citrus Bowl (LSU vs. Purdue on Jan. 2).

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Jan 04, 2023

Malik Nabers Named 2023 Cheez-It Citrus Bowl MVP

By Collin Thomas Florida Citrus Sports Showered with purple and gold confetti and Cheez-It crackers from his onlooking teammates, a touchdown catching (and throwing) Cheez-It Citrus Bowl MVP was crowned. “It’s a big stage to come out in Orlando in the Cheez-It Citrus Bowl and come out at a high level and win the MVP award,” LSU sophomore wide receiver Malik Nabers said. “I’m very happy with the outcome of this game and hoping to carry on into next year.” […]

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