2014 Russell Athletic Bowl
The 2014 Russell Athletic Bowl was a college football bowl game played on December 29, 2014, at Orlando Citrus Bowl Stadium in Orlando, Florida. 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|
|Date||December 29, 2014|
|Stadium||Orlando Citrus Bowl|
|MVP||Clemson QB Cole Stoudt|
|Favorite||Oklahoma by 6½|
|National anthem||Liberty Voices|
|Referee||Matt Moore (SEC)|
|United States TV coverage|
|Announcers||Mike Patrick, Ed Cunningham, & Jeannine Edwards (ESPN)|
Bill Rosinski, David Norrie, & Joe Schad (ESPN Radio)
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.
|Time of possession||27:36||32:24|
- Crumpton, Tony (December 29, 2014). "Cole Stoudt MVP of Russell Athletic Bowl". tigernet.com. Retrieved December 30, 2014.
- Shaw, Amanda (December 7, 2014). "Clemson to play Oklahoma in Russell Athletic Bowl". Retrieved December 8, 2014.