Cheez-It Bowl 5:30 pm today: Florida State vs. Oklahoma; Bowl Notes

ORLANDO — The Florida State Seminoles will meet the Oklahoma Sooners in the 2022 Cheez-It Bowl, Florida Citrus Sports chairman Paul Mears III and CEO Steve Hogan announced on Bowl Selection Sunday.
The game will kick off at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 29, at Camping World Stadium and will be televised nationally by ESPN. Florida State and Oklahoma have met seven times previously, with the Sooners claiming six wins, including a victory in the 2001 BCS Championship Game in Miami. The teams most recently met in 2011 in Tallahassee. 
Florida State has made three previous Cheez-It Bowl appearances, with the most recent coming in 2011 against Notre Dame. The Seminoles also won the 2008 Champs Sports Bowl over Wisconsin and won the inaugural Cheez-It Bowl, known then as the Blockbuster Bowl, in Miami in 1990. Florida State also made an Orlando bowl appearance in the Tangerine Bowl in 1977 — Bobby Bowden’s first bowl win as head coach in Tallahassee. ​ 
Oklahoma’s only previous Cheez-It Bowl appearance came in the 2011 edition of the game, known then as the Russell Athletic Bowl.  



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