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Oct 25, 2013

David Whitley Discusses SEC Shake-Up For Florida Citrus Sports

National sportswriter David Whitley (Orlando Sentinel, Sporting News) has been contributing to the official Florida Citrus Sports website ( this season with an outsider’s perspective on the process of putting together a bowl game. This week he looked at Missouri’s emergence as an SEC contender after a weekend of upsets across the conference. The Tigers are not complete strangers to Orlando; they visited hometown team UCF last season and, as David points out, played in the 1981 edition of the […]

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Sep 27, 2013

David Whitley Previews South Carolina/UCF For Florida Citrus Sports

National sportswriter David Whitley (Tampa Tribune, Orlando Sentinel, Sporting News) is contributing for Florida Citrus Sports (managing organization of the bowl) throughout the 2013 football season. In this week’s column, David focuses on a big-time matchup in Orlando as SEC contender South Carolina visits American Athletic Conference newcomer UCF. From Let’s recap: Sellout. National TV. Bowl implications. Steve Spurrier. “That’s what college football is all about,” UCF coach George O’Leary said. Yeah, but for too long that wasn’t what […]

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