Jun 06, 2024

2024 Pop-Tarts Bowl To Kick Off December 28 at 3:30 p.m. ET on ABC

Game to Feature ACC vs. Big 12 Matchup at Camping World Stadium in Orlando  ORLANDO, Fla. — Fresh off an award-winning 2023 debut, the Pop-Tarts Bowl will return to a weekend time slot in 2024, with the Crazy Good sequel premiering on Saturday, Dec. 28 at 3:30 p.m. ET on ABC. Florida Citrus Sports officials confirmed the details Thursday as part of ESPN’s 2024-25 football bowl schedule release. The follow-up act to last December’s debut—a “viral sensation,” according to The New York Times—the Pop-Tarts […]

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Dec 30, 2023

K-State QB Avery Johnson Named Pop-Tarts Bowl MVP

By Nick Cohen Florida Citrus Sports Kansas State freshman quarterback Avery Johnson was named the Pop-Tarts Bowl Most Valuable Player following his three-touchdown performance in his first career start. The K-State Wildcats routed the North Carolina State Wolfpack in the Pop-Tarts Bowl, 28-19. Johnson finished the game with 178 passing yards, two passing touchdowns, 71 rushing yards, and a rushing touchdown. “The kid is mature beyond his years, and I think a lot of people saw that. North Carolina State has […]

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Dec 29, 2023

K-State hangs on to defeat NC State, 28-19

  By Nick Cohen Florida Citrus Sports The 2023 Pop-Tarts Bowl did not disappoint as the Kansas State Wildcats defeated the NC State Wolfpack 28-19. With 31,111 fans making the trip to Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Fla., the game was electric from the moment the official Pop-Tarts mascot, “Strawberry,” emerged from a giant toaster, until the very last second. “We beat a really good football team. I have tons of respect for Coach Doeren. He is a great football coach,” […]

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Dec 21, 2023

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Dec 04, 2023

Kansas State, NC State to play in 2023 Pop-Tarts Bowl Dec. 28 at Camping World Stadium

ORLANDO, Florida (Sunday, Dec. 3, 2023) — The Kansas State Wildcats will play the North Carolina State Wolfpack in the 2023 Pop-Tarts Bowl, Florida Citrus Sports CEO Steve Hogan announced Sunday. The game will kick off at 5:45 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 28, at Camping World Stadium and will air live on ESPN.The Wolfpack (9-3, 6-2 ACC) and 25th-ranked Wildcats (8-4, 6-3 Big 12) have never met on the gridiron, and Kansas State will be making its first Florida bowl trip and […]

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Sep 04, 2023

FWAA to present new Pop-Tarts Crazy Good Play of the Week award

The Football Writers Association of America, Florida Citrus Sports and Pop-Tarts are teaming up to present the Pop-Tarts ‘Crazy Good’ Play of the Week during the 2023-24 college football season. This new weekly award will celebrate the incredible athleticism, awe-inspiring strategy and jaw-dropping “did you see that?” moments from college football each week. The All-America Committee of the Football Writers Association of America will honor one outstanding play each weekend during the regular season. Fans can nominate and vote on […]

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May 30, 2023


BATTLE CREEK, Mich., and ORLANDO, Fla. — Pop-Tarts®, the iconic brand known for mixing flavor and fun to create indulgent snacks for any occasion, announced its next Crazy Good takeover with the Pop-Tarts Bowl at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida this December. The Pop-Tarts Bowl, featuring top teams from the Atlantic Coast and Big 12 Conferences, will take place on Thursday, December 28 at 5:45 p.m. ET, broadcast live on ESPN. This year’s Pop-Tarts Bowl will be the 34th edition […]

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Jan 25, 2023

2022 Cheez-It Bowl Week Recap

There’s no question which city woke up feelin’ the cheeziest this past holiday season as Orlando played host to both the Cheez-It Bowl (Florida State vs. Oklahoma on Dec. 29) and Cheez-It Citrus Bowl (LSU vs. Purdue on Jan. 2).

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Dec 31, 2022

Florida State rallies to defeat Oklahoma in final minute, 35-32

  By Michaelea Neal Florida Citrus Sports Both Cheez-It Bowl coaches anticipated big plays on Thursday night. Florida State had just a few more. The Seminoles rallied past the Oklahoma Sooners, 35-32, in a firework-filled 2022 Cheez-It Bowl, cementing a 10-win season for head coach Mike Norvell. “It was really special to be able to finish this year with our tenth win,” Norvell said. “There were some good moments and really tough and challenging situations, but their heart, it is what […]

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Dec 29, 2022

Florida State, Oklahoma Feeling Relaxed And Ready For Cheez-It Bowl Tilt

By Michaelea Neal Florida Citrus Sports Expect some fireworks at the 2022 Cheez-It Bowl on Thursday. The head coaches do. Florida State head coach Mike Norvell and Oklahoma head coach Brent Venables spoke to the media on Wednesday about the challenges they’ll face in the O-town showdown. Both teams are explosive and have talent at multiple positions capable of big plays. Norvell complimented the growth of the Sooners under Venables during his first year. The addition of former UCF quarterback […]

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