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The 2014 Russell Athletic Bowl was a college football bowl game played on December 29, 2014, at Orlando Citrus Bowl Stadium in Orlando, Florida.[5] This was the 25th Russell Athletic Bowl. It was one of the 2014–15 NCAA football bowl games that conclude the 2014 NCAA Division I FBS football season. It was sponsored by the Russell Athletic uniform company.

2014 Russell Athletic Bowl
25th Russell Athletic Bowl
1234 Total
Oklahoma 0006 6
Clemson 1710130 40
DateDecember 29, 2014
Season2014
StadiumOrlando Citrus Bowl
LocationOrlando, Florida
MVPClemson QB Cole Stoudt[1]
FavoriteOklahoma by 6½[2]
National anthemLiberty Voices[3]
RefereeMatt Moore[4] (SEC)
Attendance40,071[4]
United States TV coverage
NetworkESPN/ESPN Radio
AnnouncersMike Patrick, Ed Cunningham, & Jeannine Edwards (ESPN)
Bill Rosinski, David Norrie, & Joe Schad (ESPN Radio)
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The game featured the Clemson Tigers and the Oklahoma Sooners. Clemson was the runner-up in the Atlantic Division of the Atlantic Coast Conference. Oklahoma placed in a three-way tie for fourth in the Big 12 Conference.

This was the fourth overall meeting between these two teams, with Oklahoma leading the series 2–1 going into the game. The previous time these two teams met was in the 1989 Citrus Bowl, when Clemson won 13–6.

Kickoff was expected to be around 5:30 pm ET.

Contents

Game summaryEdit

Scoring summaryEdit

Scoring summary
Quarter Time Drive Team Scoring information Score
Plays Yards TOP OKLA CLEM
1 13:26 1 65 0:12 CLEM Artavis Scott 65-yard touchdown reception from Cole Stoudt, Ammon Lakip kick good 0 7
1 8:21 9 37 3:38 CLEM 34-yard field goal by Ammon Lakip 0 10
1 3:26 CLEM Interception returned 47 yards for touchdown by Ben Boulware, Ammon Lakip kick good 0 17
2 14:00 9 48 2:36 CLEM 49-yard field goal by Ammon Lakip 0 20
2 7:34 14 80 5:09 CLEM Mike Williams 26-yard touchdown reception from Cole Stoudt, Ammon Lakip kick good 0 27
3 9:24 5 50 1:33 CLEM Cole Stoudt 2-yard touchdown run, Ammon Lakip kick good 0 34
3 1:42 11 80 4:18 CLEM Germone Hopper 24-yard touchdown reception from Cole Stoudt, Ammon Lakip kick no good (miss left) 0 40
4 6:57 5 43 1:38 OKLA Alex Ross 11-yard touchdown run, Michael Hunnicutt kick no good (blocked) 6 40
"TOP" = time of possession. For other American football terms, see Glossary of American football. 6 40

Source:[4]

StatisticsEdit

Statistics[4] OKLA CLEM
First downs 17 22
Plays–yards 68–275 79–387
Rushes–yards 31–172 42–68
Passing yards 103 319
Passing: Comp–Att–Int 17–37–3 26–37–0
Time of possession 27:36 32:24

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Crumpton, Tony (December 29, 2014). "Cole Stoudt MVP of Russell Athletic Bowl". tigernet.com. Retrieved December 30, 2014.
  2. ^ Odds
  3. ^ https://twitter.com/RussellAthBowl/status/549793720204148738
  4. ^ a b c d Stats
  5. ^ Shaw, Amanda (December 7, 2014). "Clemson to play Oklahoma in Russell Athletic Bowl". Retrieved December 8, 2014.