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Sources told ESPN on Thursday that Florida State and Ole Miss will open the 2016 season in Orlando's Citrus Bowl.
quote:This will be the second time the two teams have played each other. Ole Miss won the first meeting 33-0 in 1961.
The game is scheduled for Monday, Sept. 5, 2016, in the newly reconstructed Citrus Bowl. The stadium has undergone a $207 million reconstruction that's expected to be completed this month.
Orlando is the latest city to get in the game of hosting neutral site matchups on college football's opening weekend. Other cities currently hosting opening weekend neutral-site games include Arlington, Texas; Houston; Charlotte, North Carolina, and Atlanta.
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