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A (Pitt-centric) look at where teams in the ACC will go bowling.

There are a TON of bowl projections out there and each of them has Pitt somewhere else! Now, I know that the bowl committees and our own leadership (yes, even Swofford) uses logic in their decisions and that means that you can predict to a certain extent where each team will go. Since I'm just handicapping one league and not our opponents, I think I can focus my attention better than your average large-scale bowl projection and work through this. I don't claim to be perfect, but I can at least narrow everyone down to a few landing spots and tell you WHY- which is more than most projections do.
Here's my logic and our constraints:
  1. We cannot know for sure until after Saturday's ACC championship game. I AM GOING TO ASSUME FLORIDA STATE BEATS GEORGIA TECH. This is dangerous because FSU is only a 3.5 point favorite (and I kind of expected to see GT favored). GT is probably the best team FSU has played this year. I don't think it's for sure at all that FSU wins, but that is what we must assume. It actually doesn't make much difference, though!
  2. Any bowl will take Notre Dame as soon as they can (but they can't first- more on that soon).
  3. Bowls will take local teams unless a rematch occurs (a rematch may not occur).
  4. Selection order does not necessarily mean by record, but in some cases a record must trump selection order- a team may not be chosen ahead of a team with two more victories (all 7-5 teams must be chosen after all 9-3 teams, but a 6-6 team could be chosen ahead of a 7-5 team). Note that THIS RULE MAY NO LONGER APPLY. I can't find it out for sure. It doesn't matter a ton, though, as I think it would just start to matter with the final tier of bowls and Notre Dame.
ACC Records + Notre Dame:
FSU 12-0 Georgia Tech 10-2 Clemson 9-3 Duke 9-3 Louisville 9-3 NC State 7-5 Boston College 7-5 Notre Dame 7-5 Miami 6-6 North Carolina 6-6 Pitt 6-6 Virginia Tech 6-6 
There are 10 ACC Bowl slots and 12 ACC eligible teams (because Notre Dame counts for ACC Bowl purposes). Since Florida State is going to the playoff, there are effectively 11 ACC teams competing for 10 spots. HOWEVER, since not every conference has enough bowl eligible teams, almost certainly every ACC team is going to a bowl game. This includes Pitt!
So here we go.
  1. Playoff spot- Florida State. WHAT IF FLORIDA STATE LOSES?! We don't have much to worry about. They will almost certainly go to an At-Large Bowl- let's guess the Peach Bowl. This does not take away an ACC slot! The Peach Bowl is closest to FSU and they've had a good enough season to guarantee one. Even if the committee is ridiculous.
  2. Next selection is the Orange Bowl- this is the first ACC selection, but it is tied in to the highest ranked non playoff ACC team by contract. Georgia Tech will be here regardless of if they win or lose to Florida State.
HYPOTHETICALLY, an ACC team could garner an At-Large spot if FSU makes the playoff, but it is unlikely that the rankings will allow this to happen. I've heard maybe Clemson can work their way into one if Michigan State plays Georgia Tech, but I am unsure.
  1. The second ACC selection is the Russell Athletic Bowl. The eligible teams are Duke, Clemson, and Louisville. Clemson is the closest and has the largest fanbase, so let's put them here. They were in the Orange Bowl last year, so this isn't a 2 year in a row thing. They'll be here. If the 2 win rule isn't in effect Notre Dame can be here, but I'm gonna assume it is.
  2. Here's where it gets REALLY tricky. There's four bowls "Tier 1" that share equal status for picking here, so the league helps place teams. IT GETS WEIRDER. Nashville (Music City Bowl) and the Gator Bowl split a pick! Over the next 6 years, for 3 of them Nashville gets the ACC and for 3 of them the Gator Bowl gets the ACC.
After Notre Dame, the other eligible teams for this tier are Louisville, Duke, and then NC State and Boston College. As 9-3 teams, Louisville and Duke will be picked here. Due to the lottery, though, THIS PART IS IMPOSSIBLE TO PICK ACCURATELY. Each bowl will make a pitch and likely be randomly selected for the right to have one of these teams- (read: Notre Dame)! So while by rule a team with 2 more wins couldn't be selected before a team with 2 less (Louisville and Duke over Notre Dame, NC State, and Boston College), SINCE THEY ALL HAVE EQUAL STATUS THIS IS OKAY NOW. Thus, this part is a lottery for Notre Dame and then a discussion over which team should go where. Fun fact: These bowls cannot host Notre Dame consecutively MOVING FORWARD, but Notre Dame could be in the Pinstripe Bowl again THIS year.
  1. Belk Bowl (Charlotte): Notre Dame. If Notre Dame is unavailable, Duke makes the most sense, followed by NC State.
  2. Music City/Gator Bowl (Nashville/Jacksonville): Notre Dame. If Notre Dame is unavailable, the bowls decide if they want a Big Ten or ACC team this year. If Nashville, Louisville makes the most sense logically. If Gator Bowl, Duke makes the most sense.
  3. Pinstripe Bowl (New York): Notre Dame. If Notre Dame is unavailable, Boston College makes the most sense, followed by Duke (New York likes Duke).
  4. Sun Bowl (El Paso): Notre Dame. If Notre Dame is unavailable, the Sun Bowl tends to pick brand-name teams, so I would guess Louisville makes the most sense. Duke might be the next choice.
Here is the skinny from all of this: Notre Dame, Louisville, and Duke MUST be off the board here. All 3 will be gone. Then, one of either Boston College or NC State is chosen next. Since BC is probably going to the Pinstripe Bowl (UNLESS Notre Dame is won), NC State likely moves down... where they are a pretty good fit for Detroit or Annapolis.
The ACC selects teams for this next tier. It includes the Military Bowl (Annapolis), Independence (Shreveport), Quick Lane (Detroit), and Bitcoin (St. Petersburg). Since the ACC picks these, the rules that a team won't go to the same bowl two years in a row, geography is important, and even creating a good matchup are going to be in full force. For these FOUR bowls, there are FIVE teams:
Boston College or NC State North Carolina Miami Virginia Tech Pitt 
Pitt will not be in Detroit because we were just there last year. Otherwise, this list is wide open and anyone can go anywhere.
Put Miami in St. Petersburg (easy). The Independence Bowl plays an SEC team, which makes it a pretty good matchup for UNC or Virginia Tech. I would guess VT, NC State, or BC would play a Big Ten team, so one of them goes to Detroit. This means we're down to the Military Bowl as a possible landing spot for Pitt. NC State, Virginia Tech and Boston College also make sense here, but let's call this a LIKELY landing destination: Military Bowl vs. American #1 selection. This is tricky, because there can be up to 3 co-champions for the American and I'm not sure if there's a rule where their champion MUST be selected first There's probably 4 American teams that can go here if not, and still 3 teams if so. We likely face either Memphis, UCF, East Carolina, or Cincinnati. If Cincy is selected, Miami may not compete in the bowl game; if East Carolina is selected, Virginia Tech may not compete. Geographically, East Carolina is most likely but they can't be selected if the American forces a champion to be picked first.
If we don't go to the Military Bowl or one of those other bowl games, though, which is also likely to happen... we go to a bowl game tied to a conference that does not have enough bowl eligible teams or has too many teams in the playoff or At Large games.
That makes the choices:
Armed Forces Bowl (Fort Worth, Texas) Cactus Bowl (Tempe, Arizona) New Orleans Bowl (New Orleans, stupid.)
TECHNICALLY the Quick Lane Bowl would have another slot, but we would not play an ACC team in a bowl game. It is also possible that the Cactus Bowl would NOT be open and the Heart of Dallas bowl is open instead. Not real likely, but possible.
THERE ARE MORE BOWL ELIGIBLE TEAMS THAN AVAILABLE BOWLS. However, as a P5 team, we would be chosen before the G5 eligible teams would be picked. Not by rule, but by common sense. So for us Pitt fans, it's one of those 4 bowls.
FINALLY, PROJECTIONS:
Playoff/Peach: Florida State
Orange Bowl: Georgia Tech
Russell: Clemson
Pinstripe: Boston College
Belk: Duke
Sun: Louisville
Music City/Gator: Notre Dame
Military: NC State
Bitcoin: Miami
QuickLane: Virginia Tech
Independence: North Carolina
Fort Worth: Pitt
Just keep in mind that with teams 4-7 it's a crapshoot, but I think those teams have the best odds of landing in each spot... with the note, again, that Notre Dame is the first choice for all 4.
Edit: What if the ACC gets a team in the Citrus Bowl?
This scenario happens if Michigan State is selected to the Orange Bowl to play Georgia Tech. Due to recent CFP rankings, this appears very likely. Assuming a Florida State victory against GT, this is what would most likely occur:
Playoff: Florida State
Orange: Georgia Tech
Citrus: Clemson
Russell: Louisville
Pinstripe: Boston College
Belk: NC State
Sun: Notre Dame
Music City/Gator: Duke
Military: Virginia Tech
Bitcoin: Miami
QuickLane: North Carolina
Independence: Pitt
Keep in mind, as always, that it's sort of a crapshoot for Pinstripe-Gator and that Notre Dame will be the first selection for all of those bowls. VT will not be in the Military Bowl if East Carolina is selected for the American. Pitt will be in the QuickLane bowl if the ACC feels there is a compelling matchup with a Big Ten team, even though they were just in Detroit last year.
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What bowl are you going to play in? No one knows for sure, but I think I've worked out some pretty good guesses for us.

First, allow me to apologize for not being around as often as I would've liked. The Buttpilgrim has been pretty busy with professional concerns, but things are looking very much up and I'm able to finally turn my attention back to my favorite community. We're like a family of ACCelence, guys and girls.
There are a TON of bowl projections out there and each of them has Pitt somewhere else! Now, I know that the bowl committees and our own leadership (yes, even Swofford) uses logic in their decisions and that means that you can predict to a certain extent where each team will go. Since I'm just handicapping one league and not our opponents, I think I can focus my attention better than your average large-scale bowl projection and work through this. I don't claim to be perfect, but I can at least narrow everyone down to a few landing spots and tell you WHY- which is more than most projections do.
Here's my logic and our constraints:
  1. We cannot know for sure until after Saturday's ACC championship game. I AM GOING TO ASSUME FLORIDA STATE BEATS GEORGIA TECH. This is dangerous because FSU is only a 3.5 point favorite (and I kind of expected to see GT favored). GT is probably the best team FSU has played this year. I don't think it's for sure at all that FSU wins, but that is what we must assume. It actually doesn't make much difference, though!
  2. Any bowl will take Notre Dame as soon as they can (but they can't first- more on that soon).
  3. Bowls will take local teams unless a rematch occurs (a rematch may not occur).
  4. Selection order does not necessarily mean by record, but in some cases a record must trump selection order- a team may not be chosen ahead of a team with two more victories (all 7-5 teams must be chosen after all 9-3 teams, but a 6-6 team could be chosen ahead of a 7-5 team). Note that THIS RULE MAY NO LONGER APPLY. I can't find it out for sure. It doesn't matter a ton, though, as I think it would just start to matter with the final tier of bowls and Notre Dame.
ACC Records + Notre Dame:
  1. FSU 12-0
  2. Georgia Tech 10-2
  3. Clemson 9-3
  4. Duke 9-3
  5. Louisville 9-3
  6. NC State 7-5
  7. Boston College 7-5
  8. Notre Dame 7-5
  9. Miami 6-6
  10. North Carolina 6-6
  11. Pitt 6-6
  12. Virginia Tech 6-6
There are 10 ACC Bowl slots and 12 ACC eligible teams (because Notre Dame counts for ACC Bowl purposes). Since Florida State is going to the playoff, there are effectively 11 ACC teams competing for 10 spots. HOWEVER, since not every conference has enough bowl eligible teams, almost certainly every ACC team is going to a bowl game. This includes Pitt!
So here we go.
  1. Playoff spot- Florida State. WHAT IF FLORIDA STATE LOSES?! We don't have much to worry about. They will almost certainly go to an At-Large Bowl- let's guess the Peach Bowl. This does not take away an ACC slot! The Peach Bowl is closest to FSU and they've had a good enough season to guarantee one. Even if the committee is ridiculous.
  2. Next selection is the Orange Bowl- this is the first ACC selection, but it is tied in to the highest ranked non playoff ACC team by contract. Georgia Tech will be here regardless of if they win or lose to Florida State.
HYPOTHETICALLY, an ACC team could garner an At-Large spot if FSU makes the playoff, but it is unlikely that the rankings will allow this to happen. I've heard maybe Clemson can work their way into one if Michigan State plays Georgia Tech, but I am unsure.
  1. The second ACC selection is the Russell Athletic Bowl. The eligible teams are Duke, Clemson, and Louisville. Clemson is the closest and has the largest fanbase, so let's put them here. They were in the Orange Bowl last year, so this isn't a 2 year in a row thing. They'll be here. If the 2 win rule isn't in effect Notre Dame can be here, but I'm gonna assume it is.
  2. Here's where it gets REALLY tricky. There's four bowls "Tier 1" that share equal status for picking here, so the league helps place teams. IT GETS WEIRDER. Nashville (Music City Bowl) and the Gator Bowl split a pick! Over the next 6 years, for 3 of them Nashville gets the ACC and for 3 of them the Gator Bowl gets the ACC.
After Notre Dame, the other eligible teams for this tier are Louisville, Duke, and then NC State and Boston College. As 9-3 teams, Louisville and Duke will be picked here. Due to the lottery, though, THIS PART IS IMPOSSIBLE TO PICK ACCURATELY. Each bowl will make a pitch and likely be randomly selected for the right to have one of these teams- (read: Notre Dame)! So while by rule a team with 2 more wins couldn't be selected before a team with 2 less (Louisville and Duke over Notre Dame, NC State, and Boston College), SINCE THEY ALL HAVE EQUAL STATUS THIS IS OKAY NOW. Thus, this part is a lottery for Notre Dame and then a discussion over which team should go where. Fun fact: These bowls cannot host Notre Dame consecutively MOVING FORWARD, but Notre Dame could be in the Pinstripe Bowl again THIS year.
  1. Belk Bowl (Charlotte): Notre Dame. If Notre Dame is unavailable, Duke makes the most sense, followed by NC State.
  2. Music City/Gator Bowl (Nashville/Jacksonville): Notre Dame. If Notre Dame is unavailable, the bowls decide if they want a Big Ten or ACC team this year. If Nashville, Louisville makes the most sense logically. If Gator Bowl, Duke makes the most sense.
  3. Pinstripe Bowl (New York): Notre Dame. If Notre Dame is unavailable, Boston College makes the most sense, followed by Duke (New York likes Duke).
  4. Sun Bowl (El Paso): Notre Dame. If Notre Dame is unavailable, the Sun Bowl tends to pick brand-name teams, so I would guess Louisville makes the most sense. Duke might be the next choice.
Here is the skinny from all of this: Notre Dame, Louisville, and Duke MUST be off the board here. All 3 will be gone. Then, one of either Boston College or NC State is chosen next. Since BC is probably going to the Pinstripe Bowl (UNLESS Notre Dame is won), NC State likely moves down... where they are a pretty good fit for Detroit or Annapolis.
  1. The ACC selects teams for this next tier. It includes the Military Bowl (Annapolis), Independence (Shreveport), Quick Lane (Detroit), and Bitcoin (St. Petersburg). Since the ACC picks these, the rules that a team won't go to the same bowl two years in a row, geography is important, and even creating a good matchup are going to be in full force. For these FOUR bowls, there are FIVE teams:
  2. Boston College or NC State
  3. North Carolina
  4. Miami
  5. Virginia Tech
  6. Pitt
Pitt will not be in Detroit because we were just there last year. Otherwise, this list is wide open and anyone can go anywhere.
Put Miami in St. Petersburg (easy). The Independence Bowl plays an SEC team, which makes it a pretty good matchup for UNC or Virginia Tech. I would guess VT, NC State, or BC would play a Big Ten team, so one of them goes to Detroit. This means we're down to the Military Bowl as a possible landing spot for Pitt. NC State, Virginia Tech and Boston College also make sense here, but let's call this a LIKELY landing destination: Military Bowl vs. American #1 selection. This is tricky, because there can be up to 3 co-champions for the American and I'm not sure if there's a rule where their champion MUST be selected first There's probably 4 American teams that can go here if not, and still 3 teams if so. We likely face either Memphis, UCF, East Carolina, or Cincinnati. If Cincy is selected, Miami may not compete in the bowl game; if East Carolina is selected, Virginia Tech may not compete. Geographically, East Carolina is most likely but they can't be selected if the American forces a champion to be picked first.
If we don't go to the Military Bowl or one of those other bowl games, though, which is also likely to happen... we go to a bowl game tied to a conference that does not have enough bowl eligible teams or has too many teams in the playoff or At Large games.
That makes the choices:
Armed Forces Bowl (Fort Worth, Texas) Cactus Bowl (Tempe, Arizona) New Orleans Bowl (New Orleans, stupid.)
TECHNICALLY the Quick Lane Bowl would have another slot, but we would not play an ACC team in a bowl game. It is also possible that the Cactus Bowl would NOT be open and the Heart of Dallas bowl is open instead. Not real likely, but possible.
THERE ARE MORE BOWL ELIGIBLE TEAMS THAN AVAILABLE BOWLS. However, as a P5 team, we would be chosen before the G5 eligible teams would be picked. Not by rule, but by common sense. So for us Pitt fans, it's one of those 4 bowls.
FINALLY, PROJECTIONS:
Playoff/Peach: Florida State
Orange Bowl: Georgia Tech
Russell: Clemson
Pinstripe: Boston College
Belk: Duke
Sun: Louisville
Music City/Gator: Notre Dame
Military: NC State
Bitcoin: Miami
QuickLane: Virginia Tech
Independence: North Carolina
Fort Worth: Pitt
Just keep in mind that with teams 4-7 it's a crapshoot, but I think those teams have the best odds of landing in each spot... with the note, again, that Notre Dame is the first choice for all 4.
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Five reason why Dogecoin prices will rebound soon...

Dogecoin has been called the “wingman” of cryptocurrency, While Bitcoin and other “serious” coins go to the bar to compete with one another to land the most attractive woman, Dogecoin just wants to have a good time.None of the other coins considers Dogecoin to be a legitimate threat to his success, so they are happy to let him tag along, which in turn builds him a strong network of friends–or in cryptocurrency terms, a large community. Unfortunately, eventually the wingman has to leave the bar and deal with life’s realities. For a currency, many of those realities are centered around the coin’s price and volume. Nevertheless, there are five reasons why the Dogecoin Price should be much higher and could be poised to rise again soon:
1-Community:For a coin to survive long-term, it must have a strong community. Otherwise, the coin will become a pump-and-dump. Of all the major cryptocurrencies, Dogecoin has the friendliest and most-welcoming community. This helps the Dogecoin community gain new members and retain them effectively. At present, the Dogecoin subreddit has over 87,000 subscribers, and over 165,000 people follow the official Dogecoin Twitter. The Dogecoin community is also very involved in tipping and marketing opportunities.
2-Marketing: Though Bitcoin has taken a major marketing step with BitPay’s sponsorship of the Bitcoin St. Petersburg college football bowl game, Dogecoin has clearly taken the lead when it comes to marketing. In addition to sponsoring NASCAR driver Josh Wise, Dogecoin sponsored the Jamaican Olympic dogsled team and is considering sponsoring a car in the Australian V8 Supercars series, Moreover, the forthcoming documentary Coined: The Story of Cryptocurrency plans to prominently feature interviews with Dogecoin personalities like Billy Markus and Josh Wise. Coined will achieve a theatrical release, spreading the word about Dogecoin and other cryptocurrencies to people who might otherwise be unfamiliar with them.
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4-Shopping:A coin is only currency if you have a reasonable opportunity to use it as a medium of exchange. Currently, Bitcoin is the only coin widely accepted by businesses. However, more businesses accept Dogecoin than almost any other altcoin. Businesses can also accept Dogecoin using payment services such as Moolah (although Moolah and the Dogecoin community have sparred at times). Regardless, increasing acceptance by businesses should drive the Dogecoin price up, not down.
5-Trading Volume:When a coin’s price and trading volume fall, the community should worry. However, despite the low Dogecoin price, DOGE’s trading volume remains quite high. According to CoinMarketCap, over 970 million DOGE–nearly $350,000 in USD–have changed hands in the past day. Though it is a far cry from Bitcoin’s nearly $16.5 million in 24-hour trading volume, it is an indication that the community is alive and trading.
In conclusion Based on Dogecoin’s current price trend, the future does not seem bright. However, when you look past the price and examine the state of Dogecoin as a whole, things do not look quite so bad. Dogecoin has an excellent community structure, and it seems to have found its niche as the “tipping coin.” Though marketing campaigns have not affected the price much yet, they have brought Dogecoin to audiences that otherwise would not have heard about it. Additionally, Dogecoin trading volume has remained at moderately high levels, even during the downswing. Though no one can accurately predict the future, this evidence indicates that Dogecoin is resilient. You should not be surprised to see a Dogecoin bull run in the near future.
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The North Carolina Tar Heels (6-6) will travel to Detroit to face off against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights (7-5) at Ford Field in the Quick Lane Bowl on Boxing Day, Dec. 26. Viewers can watch the game online via live stream - free for subscribers - below.
According to the Associated Press, Rutgers looks forward to capping a successful first season run in the Big Ten with a victory on Friday when they meet North Carolina, considered one of the nation's worst defensive teams. Quarterback Gary Nova wants to help Rutgers earn its eighth win.
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"Obviously we wanted to be undefeated, but 8-5 is a solid season, especially in this conference with the great teams, great players, so it would be a great way to end the season," Nova said.
The Scarlet Knights' trip to Detroit also gives them the opportunity to recruit more players in Big Ten country. The Associated Press reported that Rutgers coach Kyle Flood wants Michigan linebacker L.J. Liston and freshman quarterback Giovanni Rescigno on his roster.
"Two players on the team from Michigan, which is exciting for them to go home and have the bowl experience," Flood said. "I think it's certainly a highly populated area with Big Ten alums."
For Rutgers, the key to victory would involve taking advantage of North Carolina's weak defense. Mark Ross of Athlon Sports pointed out how bad North Carolina's defense is with facts and figures.
"The Tar Heels are 118th in total defense (495.7 ypg), 119th in scoring defense (38.9 ppg), 117th in rushing defense (232.2 ypg), and 108th in passing defense (263.5 ypg)," Ross said. "There's no way to sugarcoat it, this defense has been horrendous."
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Ross noted that for North Carolina to win this game, they will have to put together a complete game. In addition, the Tar Heels will need to rely on Marquise Williams, who is among the nation's leaders in total offense.
"If junior quarterback Marquise Williams can continue his solid play (300.6 ypg of total offense, 19th in FBS), the Tar Heels should be able to do some things against Rutgers' defense, which hasn't exactly shut opponents down," Ross wrote. "However, the defense will need to rise to the occasion as well, and a contribution on special teams, a strength last season, certainly wouldn't hurt."
Tar Heels coach Larry Fedora told the Associated Press that assistant Dan Disch will figure out the defense against Rutgers.
"We still have to do things we know we can do and things our kids feel comfortable with," Fedora said. "There will be some tweaks and adjustments and some things like that. Whether or not you'll see it from the naked eye, I don't know."
Even though the Tar Heels look like they don't have a chance on paper, Flood thinks that North Carolina could surprise them on the football field.
"I know they've been very good on offense, I think they've scored over 40 points four times at least this season," Flood said regarding the Tar Heels. "They've beaten some good people, it should be a very competitive game."
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VT Bowl Projections...signs pointing to Annapolis?

Virginia Tech has been projected to be in one of the following bowls:
BitCoin St. Petersburg Bowl (12/26 in St. Petersburg, FL...wish it was in Russia lol) Quick Lane Bowl(12/26 in Detroit) Duck Commander Independence Bowl (12/27 in Shreveport, LA) Military Bowl (12/27 in Annapolis)
Recent articles coming from around the area(WaPo, Daily Press, etc.) are predicting an appearance in the Military Bowl. If that's the case, I would love to go! Makes it a day trip and you can avoid DC traffic if you're coming from RVA/Hampton Roads :)
The Times-Dispatch's Mike Barber says that the Military Bowl may be eyeing East Carolina to attend, which would mean that VT may go elsewhere since most bowls don't prefer regular season rematches.
What are your thoughts?
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2015 St Petersburg Bowl - Tropicana Field

2014 Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl North Carolina State Wolfpack vs Central Florida Knights Friday, December 26, 2014 Tropicana Field, St Petersburg, Florida This video is an original broadcast and ... As a fantastic 2014 wraps up for BitPay, our CEO Stephen Pair and Executive Chairman Tony Gallippi want to welcome viewers to the Bitcoin Bowl on ESPN. To le... 2014.12.26 Bitcoin St Petersburg Bowl ... Busch Gardens Cheetahs run at Tropicana Field stadium in St. Petersburg, Florida - Duration: 2:43. Attractions Magazine Recommended for you. 2:43 . UCLA ... BitPay Bitcoin Bowl - Tropicana Field - St. Petersburg Florida - FOX13 6:00PM News coverage December 26, 2014. Bay News 9 covers the ESPN/BitPay Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl press conference and discusses the cryptocurrency and it's impact in the community.

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