Notre Dame's December loss to Florida State didn't just close the door on the 2011 season. It closed the door on the Champs Sports Bowl.
The Orlando, Fla., bowl is now the Russell Athletic Bowl. It is still run by Florida Citrus Sports, and the sponsorship runs through 2015.
The 2012 Russell Athletic Bowl will be played at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 28 at Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium and air live on ESPN. The game will feature the ACC and Big East conferences.
Try not to get sentimental, folks. The infamous Twitter account from this past fall has already changed its handle. But if the group's announcement of the switch is any indication, it will be just as fun of a social media follow as the previous one.