posted on Friday, October 04, 2013 at 11:24 AM in Florida Citrus Sports
A diehard breakfast club meets on Mondays at the Citrus Bowl. Other bowls probably look at the Dex Imaging Skyline Club and wonder, “What's the point?”
Why are 80 people eating breakfast burritos and talking about the Purdue Boilermakers?
To truly understand, you need an orange polyester blazer hanging way back in your closet.
Tangerine Bowl representatives wore them on scouting trips. Scouts resembled salesmen, and it wasn't coincidental. They were pitching Orlando to audiences that had plenty of options where to spend their holidays. A lot has changed since the polyester era.
“Today our scouts are more goodwill ambassadors,” Tony Martin said.