Category Archives: Bowl Games

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    Allstate Sugar Bowl to host SEC-Big 12 Champions Game

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    Mercedes-Benz SuperdomeThe Allstate Sugar Bowl will host the post-season bowl game that features the SEC and Big 12 champions, the two conferences announced this evening.

    The game will be played at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana, with the first matchup taking place on January 1, 2015.

    Champions from the SEC and Big 12 will face off against one another unless one or both of them are selected to play in the four-team college football playoff. If that happens, “another deserving team from the conference(s) will be selected for the game.” Read Full Story »

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    Football bowl eligibility likely to stay at six wins

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    Football Bowl AssociationEarlier this year, conference commissioners said they wanted to implement a “winning record” requirement for teams to become bowl eligible in 2014.

    But after further evaluation, that requirement appears to have been tabled and 6-6 will remain the benchmark, AL.com reported yesterday.

    “I see it staying at 6-6 for the foreseeable future,” Wright Waters, executive director of the Football Bowl Association told AL.com. Read Full Story »

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    Insight Bowl now the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl

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    Buffalo Wild Wings BowlThe Valley of the Sun Bowl Foundation has reached an agreement with Buffalo Wild Wings to be the title sponsor of the Tempe, Arizona bowl game that pits the Big 12 against the Big Ten. The new name of the game is the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl.

    The 2012 Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl is set for Saturday, Dec. 29 at 8:15 p.m. ET at Sun Devil Stadium. The game will be televised by ESPN and pits the no. 4 team from the Big 12 against the no. 4 or 5 team from the Big Ten. Read Full Story »

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    2012-13 Bowl Schedule released

    By Kevin Kelley -

    Football Bowl AssociationThe 2012-13 College Football Bowl Schedule was officially released today by the Football Bowl Association. The FBA represents college football’s 35 postseason games and all the excitement that is the bowl season.

    The bowl season kicks off on Saturday, December 15 at 1 p.m. ET with the Gildan New Mexico Bowl in Albuquerque. This years match-up will feature the Pac-12 no. 7 seed against the no. 4 or 5 team from the Mountain West.

    The Discover BCS National Championship Game concludes the college football season on Monday, January 7, 2013 at 8:30 p.m. ET. Read Full Story »

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    ACC and Orange Bowl announce 12-year agreement beginning after 2014 regular-season

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    The Atlantic Coast Conference and the Orange Bowl Committee have announced a 12-year agreement beginning after the 2014 regular season.

    The agreement places the ACC Champion in the Discover Orange Bowl unless that team is chosen to play in the national semifinals by the BCS selection committee. Read Full Story »

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    Russell Athletic new sponsor for Orlando Bowl Game

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    Russell Athletic BowlRussell Athletic is the new title sponsor for one of the two Orlando bowl games, Russell Athletic and Florida Citrus Sports announced today.

    Russell Athletic replaces Champs Sports as the title sponsor of the game. Champs Sports has been the sponsor since 2004. Prior to that, the bowl game was sponsored by Blockbuster (1990-93), Carquest (1994-97), MicronPC (1998-00) and Mazda (2002-03). Read Full Story »

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    SEC to add Independence Bowl for 2012 and 2013 Seasons

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    AdvoCare V100 Independence BowlThe SEC is set to add the AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl as a tie-in for the 2012 and 2013 seasons. The official announcement, which could come as early as today, would give the SEC a record 10 bowl tie-ins.

    The SEC would replace the Mountain West, which opted to take a spot in the Armed Forces Bowl in Fort Worth, Texas. The MWC made that move after BYU signed agreements to play in the 2012 Poinsettia Bowl and the 2013 Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl. Read Full Story »

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    SEC, Big 12 Champions to meet in New Year’s Day Bowl Game

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    Big-12, SEC create bowl gameThe SEC and the Big 12 have announced a partnership that will pit their conference champions against each other in a New Year’s Day bowl game.

    The agreement between the two conferences is for five years and begins following the 2014 football season (Jan. 1, 2015). The host site, TV partner and name of the bowl game will be announced at a later date. For now, the game has the working title “Champions Bowl.” Read Full Story »

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    BCS proposes four college football playoff models

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    BCSBowl Championship Series officials have narrowed their discussions for a college football playoff to four options, USA TODAY has reported.

    Among the scenarios is a controversial “four teams plus” format. Under that proposal, the field would contain six teams and would preserve the traditional Big Ten vs. Pac-12 match-up in the Rose Bowl. Read Full Story »

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    Alabama Crimson Tide 2012 BCS National Champions T-Shirts & Fan Gear

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    The Alabama Crimson Tide beat the LSU Tigers 21-0 to win the 2012 Allstate BCS National Championship Game. Our Football Fan Shop now has Alabama champions gear in stock.

    There are over 350 Alabama National Champions items in stock, including short and long-sleeve t-shirts, hats, hoodies, ladies wear and more. Read Full Story »

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    Alabama Crimson Tide win 2012 Allstate BCS National Championship Game

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    Alabama Crimson TideThe Alabama Crimson Tide are the 2012 BCS National Champions after their 21-0 win over the LSU Tigers. It was the first shutout ever in a BCS game.

    Jeremy Shelley kicked five field goals for the Tide and Trent Richardson scored the lone touchdown in the game on a 34-yard run late in the fourth quarter. Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron, the offensive MVP, completed 23 of 34 passes for 234 yards. Read Full Story »

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    Alabama, LSU set to face off in 2012 Allstate BCS National Championship Game

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    2012 BCS National Championship GameThe Alabama Crimson Tide are set to face the LSU Tigers in the 2012 Allstate BCS National Championship Game tonight at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana. The game will be televised by ESPN and ESPN3 at 8:30 p.m. ET.

    LSU (13-0, 8-0 SEC) is the number one ranked team in the country in the BCS Rankings, AP Poll and ESPN/USA Today Poll. Alabama (11-1, 7-1 SEC) is ranked second in all three polls and held off Oklahoma State for the spot in the title game. Read Full Story »

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    2011-12 College Football Bowl Schedule Update

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    BCSIt’s January 1, 2012 and 23 of the 35 bowl games have been completed. Due to New Year’s Day falling on a Sunday, there will be no college football games today.

    The first game on Monday is the TicketCity Bowl featuring Houston vs. Penn State at 12:00 p.m. ET on ESPNU. Listed below is the schedule of the remaining bowl games (all times EST; 2011-12 Bowl Schedule): Read Full Story »

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    2012 BCS National Championship Game Tickets – Alabama vs. LSU

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    2012 BCS National Championship GameThe 2012 Allstate BCS National Championship Game is set with the Alabama Crimson Tide facing the LSU Tigers. Tickets for the BCS National Championship are available through our preferred vendor TicketsNow.com.

    The game will be played at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana on Monday, January 9, 2012 (8:30 p.m. ET – ESPN).

    Earlier this season, LSU defeated Alabama 9-6 in overtime in Tuscaloosa. Although the Crimson Tide lead the overall series 45-25-5, the Tigers have won seven of the last ten meetings. Read Full Story »

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    2012 Rose Bowl Game Tickets – Oregon vs. Wisconsin

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    Rose Bowl GameThe 2012 Rose Bowl Game presented by Vizio features the Oregon Ducks against the Wisconsin Badgers. Tickets for the Rose Bowl are available through our preferred vendor TicketsNow.com.

    The game will be played at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California on Monday, January 2, 2012 (5:00 p.m. ET – ESPN).

    The Badgers lead the overall series against the Ducks 3-1. In their last meeting in 2001, Oregon won 31-28 in Eugene. Read Full Story »