|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
|Radio|| Virginia Tech IMG Sports Network | Affiliates
In-stadium Frequency: 93.9 FM
|Satellite||XM Channel 84 | Sirius Channel 84|
|Virginia Tech Hokies||Rutgers Scarlet Knights|
Roster • Schedule • Stats|
Record: 6-6, 4-4 ACC
Last Game: beat Virginia, 17-14
Roster • Schedule • Stats|
Record: 9-3, 5-2 BIG EAST (co-champions)
Last Game: lost to Louisville, 20-17
|History||Tech leads 11-3.|
|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|
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.|
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=
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. 28||Virginia 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. 30||Our 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.|
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)
Russell Athletic Bowl Trips from Martin Travel
Official Travel Partner of Virginia Tech Athletics
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