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IOWA TO PLAY TENNESSEE IN THE JANUARY 2, 2015 TAXSLAYER BOWL

, chairman of the TaxSlayer Bowl and president of Perdue, announced today that the  will play the  in the Jan. 2, 2015 TaxSlayer Bowl. “Iowa and Tennessee are among the greatest football traditions in the nation. The Hawkeyes and Vols have had strong seasons and we are excited to host players, coaches and fans from both teams in Jacksonville for a great day of football,” said McCormack. “We are excited to have these two great, storied programs participating in the inaugural , and look forward to the match-up on January 2,” said , president and CEO, TaxSlayer.com. The Iowa Hawkeyes, the …

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GAME REPORT – Jaguars vs. Giants

Photos by Fran Ruchalski Twenty-one years old. Jacksonville Jaguars fans, your team is officially old enough to join you in the  for a cold one. Kidding aside, the Jaguars did celebrate the 21st anniversary of becoming the 30th franchise (two more teams have since been added to the league) Nov. 30 against the . The Jaguars did receive quite the birthday gift, in the form of a come-from-behind victory over the Giants. It was also a homecoming of the Jags most successful coach in its short history, . Coughlin may not be thrilled, but his team did give up a 21-point …

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Game report: JAGS VS. DOLPHINS

As we enter the halfway point of the 2014 NFL season for the , it’s time to get a look at what to expect and even some predictions for the second half of the season. It’s hard to put together what Jaguars fans were expecting this season. Prior to the season, everyone was pumped for what was thought to be a huge turnaround — the first full year the Jags really take on a different look from the previous era. The Jags were young, full of potential, and the fact that Head Coach  had helped form a championship team in …

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NFL: Jaguars beat Browns

Five weeks ago,  fans got the gift they thought they’d have to wait at least another year for.When Head Coach  finally made the choice to send rookie quarterback  on the field to start the second half against Indianapolis last month, fans cheered, critics sighed and the experts scooted to the edge of their seats. It was finally time to see what the third pick in the 2014  was all about. While Bradley tried his best to assure the world Bortles would not play this season, it didn’t take a rocket scientist to see that  just wasn’t working out. The Jags …

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Game Report: JAGUARS vs. STEELERS

Any unobservant fan might have walked into Field on Sunday and quickly made the assumption that they entered the wrong game. After all, a quick glance through the crowd gave the appearance that the  weren’t the host team. With the  in town to face the Jaguars, the typically rabid fan base that follows the Steelers showed up in full force, Terrible Towels in tow and painting the typically teal and black stands black and yellow. With just over 66,000 in attendance, it was clear the Steelers had full support behind them as they cruised to a 17-9 win over the …

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Nick Swardson – comedian

Event: Comedian  Venue:  Price: $41 Website: www.floridatheatre.com Box Office: (904) 355-5661 Nick Swardson may not be a household name, but he is certainly a household face. Swardson is the quintessential “Oh yeah, that guy,” turning up in a variety of comedy roles in cult TV classics like “Reno 911” and movies brought to you by industry titans such as Adam Sandler alike. Those familiar with the oddball musings of his everyman slacker stand-up style will most likely not be disappointed by Swardson’s latest “Taste It” tour. Though it is new material, it’s not as if he will suddenly be breaking …

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GAME REPORT: Jaguars vs. Falcons

Here’s What We Learned from the Jaguars’ 24-14 loss to the Atlanta Falcons in the 2014 preseason finale at  Thursday …1.  is the Jaguars’ starting quarterback … OK, we didn’t learn this Thursday, but to hear the buzz and debate, it sounds as if people might need a reminder. Blake Bortles’ start Thursday in the preseason finale was because the Jaguars were sitting a slew of front-line players and not because there are plans to stray from the plan. The plan is for Henne to start the regular season as the starting quarterback.  

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Jacksonville Jaguars welcome stadium upgrades

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you should be aware by now of the big changes recently revealed by the  franchise. By big changes, I mean huge. Perhaps, even visible from space. As the Jaguars get prepped to take on the  on August 8th, the biggest news doesn’t focus on the action on the field, but what is going on above it. Team owner  unveiled the 60-foot-tall, 362-foot-long mega-screen that will allow fans, as well as drivers heading over the city’s downtown bridges, to view supersized images of every pass and tackle on the field. Positioned above the north …

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Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Houston Texans

Jaguars vs. Texans Recap

Houston, we have a problem: . If you haven’t been following, Jacksonville-you may want to sit down for this-your Jaguars are now the proud owners of an  best three game winning streak. This time, Duval faithful got to witness the victory firsthand. The Jaguars won at home for the first time in over a year as they ran with the night and played in the shadows of the Sunshine State in front of a national Thursday night audience on the . The Big Cats poured more misery gravy onto the  nightmare season for the second time in the last three …

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Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Cleveland Browns

Jaguars vs. Browns Recap

After taking a week off from my  column to enjoy family and friends during my favorite of all holidays, I am happy to report back this week and write about not one, but TWO Jaguars victories on the road. A week ago, the Jaguars won a gritty 13-6 defensive battle against the  in Houston. The win allowed the Jags to usurp the reeling Texans and match 2012’s win total as they also left behind the cellar of the  South. Suddenly road warriors, the Jags then turned around and knocked off the  32-28 in Cleveland, never an easy task in front …

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