2012 Russell Athletic Bowl Central
    Rutgers vs. Virginia Tech
    Rutgers vs. Virginia Tech
     Date/Time  Friday, December 28 at 5:30 PM
     Bowl  Russell Athletic Bowl
     Location  Orlando, Fla. | Weather | Radar
     Stadium  Florida Citrus Bowl (Cap. 65,438)
     Seating Chart Virginia Tech will be the home team (East side)
     Gates  Open at 3:30 PM
     Tickets  General Public Tickets
     Student Tickets
     Parking  Information
     TV  ESPN
     Radio  Virginia Tech IMG Sports Network | Affiliates
     In-stadium Frequency: 93.9 FM
     Satellite  XM Channel 84 | Sirius Channel 84
    THE MATCHUP
    Virginia Tech HokiesRutgers Scarlet Knights
    RosterScheduleStats
    Record: 6-6, 4-4 ACC
    Last Game: beat Virginia, 17-14
    RosterScheduleStats
    Record: 9-3, 5-2 BIG EAST (co-champions)
    Last Game: lost to Louisville, 20-17
     History  Tech leads 11-3.

    BOWL EVENTS
    Wednesday, Dec. 26 Tech Talk LIVE!
    Our radio coverage of the 2012 Russell Athletic Bowl begins with a special one-hour edition of Tech Talk LIVE! from David's Club inside the Hilton Orlando. Join Bill Roth, Mike Burnop, Coach Beamer, special guests and hundreds of other Hokie fans for dinner and a great show! The radio program runs from 7-8 p.m.
    Thursday, Dec. 27 Tech Talk LIVE!
    On the eve of the game between the Hokies and Rutgers, another Tech Talk LIVE! show from David's Club inside the Hilton Orlando. Join Bill, Mike and other guests for dinner and the show and enjoy creative, contemporary food. This elevated pub experience offers a high energy environment with local craft beers and eclectic wines by the glass. Plus, enjoy the night with hundreds of other Hokies. The radio show runs from 7 -8 p.m.
    Thursday, Dec. 27 - Monday, Jan. 1
    Pointe Orlando
    9801 International Drive
    Orlando Bowl Week Fan HQ on International Drive
    Orlando Bowl Week Fan HQ on International Drive will have something fun for the whole family including live music, interactive games, inflatables, and pep rallies for the Russell Athletic Bowl and Capital One Bowl!
    Thursday, Dec. 27, Noon - 1:30 p.m.
    Hilton Orlando
    6001 Destination Parkway
    Russell Athletic Bowl Kickoff Luncheon
    The kickoff event features both participating teams as well as members of the ESPN broadcast crew. Players will sit at each table with guests. The program will feature interviews with the head coaches as well as a special challenge featuring the players. Individual luncheon tickets are $62. Table orders with eight (8) seats and two (2) players are $600 and may be purchased through Florida Citrus Sports by calling 407-423-2476.
    Friday, Dec. 28, 1:30 p.m.
    McCracken Field at the Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium
    1610 W Church Street=
    FanZone
    The official bowl pre-game tailgate party for the Russell Athletic Bowl features live music, entertainment, interactive games, inflatables, face painters and premier sponsor interactive displays held on the field adjacent to the Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium. Admission is only $10 at the gate but FREE for Bowl Patch holders!
    Friday, Dec 28, 2:30 p.m. Tinker Field at the Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium
    1610 W Church Street
    Kuykendall Gardner Hospitality Pavilion at the Russell Athletic Bowl
    Kuykendall Gardner Hospitality Pavilion combines the fun and excitement of a pre-game celebration with the ease and convenience of having someone else do it for you. For three hours before kickoff fans will enjoy comfortable lounge seating, open bars, limitless food provided by Arthur's Catering and private visits by the university marching bands!
    Friday, Dec. 28Virginia Tech vs. Rutgers in the 2012 Russell Athletic Bowl in Orlando. Pre-game coverage on the Virginia Tech IMG Sports Network begins at 4:00 p.m. The kickoff is set for 5:30. Bring your radio and follow the action at the stadium at 93.9 FM.
    Sunday, Dec. 30Our Virginia Tech Sports Today bowl review television show will air on stations throughout Virginia, plus on Fox SportsSouth and Comcast Sportsnet. We'll have all the highlights from the game and exclusive interviews from Orlando.

    ATTENDING THE GAME

    IMG Hokie Football Bowl Guide

    Fan Guide :: Your guide to all the information you need to know for your visit to the Russell Athletic Bowl

    About the stadium :: Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium

    Seating Chart :: Virginia Tech will be the home team (East side)

    General Public Tickets

    Student Tickets


    Russell Athletic Bowl Trips from Martin Travel
    Official Travel Partner of Virginia Tech Athletics


    Heading to the Russell Athletic Bowl? The Florida Department of Transportation encourages travelers heading to the Citrus Bowl to use the 511 Traveler Information System before hitting the road to stay up-to-date on crashes, congestion, construction and more. The 511 system provides information on all of Florida’s interstates, toll roads and other major metropolitan roadways, including those near the Citrus Bowl such as I-4, SR-408 and the Florida Turnpike.

    For traffic updates, travelers can call 511 toll free, visit FL511.com, download the 511 app on iTunes or follow 511 on Twitter.

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