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Alamo Bowl

Alamo Bowl logo
Stadium Alamodome
Location San Antonio, Texas
Operated 1993–present
Conference Tie-ins Big Ten, Big 12
Payout US$2,200,000 (2006)
Sponsors
Builders Square (1993–1998)
Sylvania (1999–2001)
MasterCard (2002–2005)
Former names
Builders Square Alamo Bowl (1993–1998)
Sylvania Alamo Bowl (1999–2001)
MasterCard Alamo Bowl (2002–2005)
2006 Matchup
Texas vs. Iowa (26-24)

The Alamo Bowl is a major American college football bowl game played annually since 1993 in the 65,000-seat Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. It matches the fourth or fifth choice (not necessarily fourth or fifth place) teams from the Big Ten Conference and the Big 12 Conference. Image File history File links AlamoBowlColorRS.jpg‎ The Alamo Bowl logo. ... The Alamodome is a multi-purpose facility that is primarily used as a football/basketball stadium and convention center in San Antonio, Texas. ... Nickname: Alamo City; River City Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: Counties Bexar County Mayor Phil Hardberger Area    - City 1067. ... Big Ten redirects here. ... The Big 12 Conference is a college athletic conference of twelve schools located in the central United States. ... ISO 4217 Code USD User(s) the United States, the British Virgin Islands, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau, Panama, Turks and Caicos Islands, and the insular areas of the United States Inflation 3. ... 2006 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Builders Square was founded as a big-box home improvement retailer headquartered in San Antonio, Texas. ... OSRAM is one of the two largest lighting manufacturers in the world and is part of the Siemens AG. This international company, with its headquarters in Munich (Germany), employs more than 36,000 people throughout the world. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The 2006 NCAA Division I-A football season, or the college football season, began on August 31, 2006, progresses through the regular season and bowl season, and will conclude with the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) National Championship Game on January 8, 2007 in Glendale, Arizona, USA, when the #2 Florida... The 2006 Texas Longhorn football team is representing the University of Texas in the college football season of 2006-2007. ... The Iowa Hawkeyes is an American football team that competes as a member of the Big Ten Conference in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I-A and represents the University of Iowa. ... 2006 Alamo Bowl Bowl Game Texas Longhorns at Iowa Hawkeyes Iowa Hawkeyes (6-6) 24 3:30pm Central Time December 30, 2006 - Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas The 2006 Alamo Bowl Game is a college football bowl game. ... A college football game between Colorado State University and the Air Force Academy. ... A bowl game is a post-season college football game, typically at the Division I-A level. ... The Alamodome is a multi-purpose facility that is primarily used as a football/basketball stadium and convention center in San Antonio, Texas. ... Nickname: Alamo City; River City Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: Counties Bexar County Mayor Phil Hardberger Area    - City 1067. ... Big Ten redirects here. ... The Big 12 Conference is a college athletic conference of twelve schools located in the central United States. ...

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History

The game was previously known as the Builders Square Alamo Bowl (1993–1998), the Sylvania Alamo Bowl (1999–2001) and the MasterCard Alamo Bowl (2002–2005). The logo of the event has evolved to reflect the changes in sponsorship. The game is currently seeking a new title sponsor. Builders Square was founded as a big-box home improvement retailer headquartered in San Antonio, Texas. ... OSRAM is one of the two largest lighting manufacturers in the world and is part of the Siemens AG. This international company, with its headquarters in Munich (Germany), employs more than 36,000 people throughout the world. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


During the 1996 Alamo Bowl, the Iowa Hawkeyes wore plain black helmets (removing their tigerhawk logo and gold stripe) in honor of linebacker Mark Mitchell's mother, who died in a car accident while travelling to San Antonio for the game.


The 2002 Alamo Bowl played between Colorado and Wisconsin is the only game to have gone into overtime, with the unranked Badgers defeating the No. 14 ranked Buffaloes after kicking a field goal to win 31-28.


The 2005 Alamo Bowl ended on one of the most controversial plays in bowl game history,[1] a multi-lateral play in which almost the entire Nebraska team and coaching staff (as well as a few Michigan players, Michigan coaches and media) entered onto the field before the play was blown dead, bringing up memories of 1982's "The Play", 2000's "Music City Miracle", and 2002's "Bluegrass Miracle." 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The last lateral of The Play; Stanford Band seen at right. ...


The 2006 Alamo Bowl between the Texas Longhorns and the Iowa Hawkeyes was attended by 65,875, which set an Alamodome facility-record crowd for a sporting event.[2][3] 2006 Alamo Bowl Bowl Game Texas Longhorns at Iowa Hawkeyes Iowa Hawkeyes (6-6) 24 3:30pm Central Time December 30, 2006 - Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas The 2006 Alamo Bowl Game is a college football bowl game. ... The 2006 Texas Longhorn football team is representing the University of Texas in the college football season of 2006-2007. ... The Iowa Hawkeyes is an American football team that competes as a member of the Big Ten Conference in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I-A and represents the University of Iowa. ...


The Alamo Bowl has sold out five of its 14 games (1995, 1999, 2001, 2004, and 2006).[4]


Media coverage

The Alamo Bowl has produced eight of the top 20 most-watched bowl games in ESPN history. In 2006, the Alamo Bowl featured the Texas Longhorns and the Iowa Hawkeyes in a game that earned a 6.0 rating, making it the most-watched college football game in ESPN history as more than 8.83 million viewers saw the telecast.[5] ESPN (an acronym for the Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) is an American cable television network dedicated to broadcasting sports-related programming 24 hours a day. ... The UT Tower lit in a special configuration in honor of a National Championship team Texas Longhorns athletics programs include the extramural and intramural sports teams of The University of Texas at Austin. ... The Iowa Hawkeyes is the team name used for all of the intercollegiate athletic teams that play for the University of Iowa. ... ESPN (an acronym for the Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) is an American cable television network dedicated to broadcasting sports-related programming 24 hours a day. ...


Previous results

The 2005 Nebraska Cornhuskers celebrate their victory in the 2005 Alamo Bowl
The 2005 Nebraska Cornhuskers celebrate their victory in the 2005 Alamo Bowl
Date Played Away Team Home Team Attendance Notes
December 31, 1993 California 37 Iowa 3 45,716
December 31, 1994 Baylor 3 (24) Washington State 10 44,106
December 28, 1995 (14) Michigan 20 (19) Texas A&M 22 64,597
December 29, 1996 Texas Tech 0 (21) Iowa 27 55,677
December 30, 1997 (16) Purdue 33 (24) Oklahoma State 20 55,552
December 29, 1998 (4) Kansas State 34 Purdue 37 60,780
December 28, 1999 (13) Penn State 24 (18) Texas A&M 0 65,380
December 30, 2000 (8) Nebraska 66 (19) Northwestern 17 60,028
December 29, 2001 Iowa 19 Texas Tech 16 65,232
December 28, 2002 (14) Colorado 28 Wisconsin 31 50,690
December 29, 2003 Michigan State 3 (22) Nebraska 17 56,229
December 29, 2004 Oklahoma State 7 (24) Ohio State 33 65,265 notes
December 28, 2005 (20) Michigan 28 Nebraska 32 62,016 notes
December 30, 2006 (18) Texas 26 Iowa 24 65,875[6][3] notes

Rankings reflect rank at time of bowl game and taken from AP Top 25 poll Image File history File links 2005_Nebraska_Cornhuskers_football_team_at_2005_Alamo_Bowl. ... Image File history File links 2005_Nebraska_Cornhuskers_football_team_at_2005_Alamo_Bowl. ... The 2005 Nebraska Cornhuskers football team marked Bill Callahans second season as coach; the Huskers finished the season with an 8-4 record, an improvement over the 5-6 record of 2004. ... December 31 is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... The Golden Bears football team plays its home games at picturesque California Memorial Stadium. ... The Iowa Hawkeyes is an American football team that competes as a member of the Big Ten Conference in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I-A and represents the University of Iowa. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... Baylor University is a private, Baptist-affiliated university located in Waco, Texas. ... The Washington State Cougars football team is a member of the Pacific Ten Conference. ... December 28 is the 362nd day of the year (363rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 3 days remaining. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Head Coach Lloyd Carr 12th Year, 113-35 Home Stadium Michigan Stadium Capacity 107,501 - Field Turf Conference Big Ten First Year 1879 Athletic Director William C. Martin Website MGoBlue. ... Texas Aggie Athletics or simply Texas Aggies or Aggies is the name given to the sports teams of Texas A&M University. ... December 29 is the 363rd day of the year (364th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 2 days remaining. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Texas Tech University is a nationally recognized doctoral/research university located in Lubbock, Texas, established in 1923 originally as Texas Technological College. ... December 30 is the 364th day of the year (365th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 1 day remaining. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Purdue Boilermakers are a college football program that competes in NCAA Division I-A and the Big Ten Conference. ... 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The Nebraska Cornhuskers are a traditional powerhouse in college football, and have the fourth-most all-time victories of any NCAA Division I-A team. ... // Basic Information Northwestern University athletics logo Head Coach: Pat Fitzgerald Stadium: Ryan Field Conference: Big Ten All-Time Win/Loss/Tie Record as of 2006: 449-596-44 Big Ten Championships: 1903, 1926, 1930, 1931, 1936, 1995, 1996, 2000 Trophy Game: Sweet Sioux Tomahawk - University of Illinois History The Northwestern... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... University of Colorado logo. ... Head Coach Bret Bielema 1st Year, 12-1 Home Stadium Camp Randall Stadium Capacity 80,321 - FieldTurf Conference Big Ten First Year 1889 Athletic Director Barry Alvarez Website UWBadgers. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Head Coach Mark Dantonio 1st Year, 0-0 Home Stadium Spartan Stadium (East Lansing) Capacity 75,005 - Grass Conference Big Ten First Year 1896 Athletic Director Ron Mason Website MSUSpartans. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Head Coach Jim Tressel 6th Year, 62-13 Home Stadium Ohio Stadium Capacity 101,568 - Grass Conference Big Ten First Year 1889 Athletic Director Gene Smith Website OhioStateBuckeyes. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The 2006 Texas Longhorn football team is representing the University of Texas in the college football season of 2006-2007. ... The Associated Press (AP) Poll, along with the USA Today Coaches Poll, ranks the top 25 NCAA Division I college football and basketball teams, weekly. ...


MVPs

Date played MVPs Team Position
December 31, 1993 Dave Barr California QB
Jerrot Willard California LB
December 31, 1994 Chad Davis Washington State QB
Ron Childs Washington State LB
December 28, 1995 Kyle Bryant Texas A&M K
Keith Mitchell Texas A&M LB
December 29, 1996 Sedrick Shaw Iowa RB
Jared DeVries Iowa DL
December 30, 1997 Billy Dicken Purdue QB
Adrian Beasley Purdue S
December 29, 1998 Drew Brees Purdue QB
Rosevelt Colvin Purdue DE
December 28, 1999 Rashard Casey Penn State QB
LaVar Arrington Penn State LB
December 30, 2000 Dan Alexander Nebraska RB
Kyle Vanden Bosch Nebraska DL
December 29, 2001 Aaron Greving Iowa RB
Derrick Pickens Iowa DL
December 29, 2002 Brooks Bollinger Wisconsin QB
Jeff Mack Wisconsin LB
December 29, 2003 Jammal Lord Nebraska QB
Trevor Johnson Nebraska DL
December 29, 2004 Ted Ginn Jr. Ohio State WR/PR/KR
Simon Fraser Ohio State DE
December 28, 2005 Cory Ross Nebraska RB
Leon Hall Michigan CB
December 30, 2006 Colt McCoy Texas QB
Aaron Ross Texas CB

December 31 is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... December 31 is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... December 28 is the 362nd day of the year (363rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 3 days remaining. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... December 29 is the 363rd day of the year (364th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 2 days remaining. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... December 30 is the 364th day of the year (365th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 1 day remaining. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... December 29 is the 363rd day of the year (364th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 2 days remaining. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... December 28 is the 362nd day of the year (363rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 3 days remaining. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... LaVar RaShad Arrington (born June 20, 1978 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is a professional football player, a linebacker, who plays for the New York Giants in the NFL. Arrington was drafted as the second choice overall in the 2000 NFL Draft by the Washington Redskins behind Penn State teammate Courtney Brown. ... December 30 is the 364th day of the year (365th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 1 day remaining. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... December 29 is the 363rd day of the year (364th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 2 days remaining. ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... December 29 is the 363rd day of the year (364th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 2 days remaining. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Brooks Montana Bollinger (born November 15, 1979 in Grand Forks, North Dakota) is a quarterback for the NFLs Minnesota Vikings. ... December 29 is the 363rd day of the year (364th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 2 days remaining. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... December 29 is the 363rd day of the year (364th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 2 days remaining. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... We dont have an article called Ted Ginn Jr. ... December 28 is the 362nd day of the year (363rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 3 days remaining. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... December 30 is the 364th day of the year (365th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 1 day remaining. ... 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Colt McCoy (b. ... Aaron Jermaine Ross (born September 15, 1982, in San Antonio, Texas) is an American football player. ...

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See also

2006 Alamo Bowl Bowl Game Texas Longhorns at Iowa Hawkeyes Iowa Hawkeyes (6-6) 24 3:30pm Central Time December 30, 2006 - Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas The 2006 Alamo Bowl Game is a college football bowl game. ... // From the 1998 season until the 2005 season, four BCS bowls have determined the national champion on a rotating basis. ...

References

  1. ^ 2005 Alamo Bowl: Michigan v. Nebraska end of game, YouTube.
  2. ^ 2006 Alamo Bowl attendance ranks as the #1 all-time sports attendence in Alamodome history, The San Antonio Bowl Association, December 30, 2006.
  3. ^ a b "Alamo Bowl crowd sets Alamodome record", Bevo Beat (blog), December 30, 2006. Retrieved on 2006-12-30.
  4. ^ 2006 Alamo Bowl Media Guide, pp. 1–22, (PDF), The San Antonio Bowl Association.
  5. ^ 2006 Alamo Bowl ranks as ESPN's most-watched bowl game, MackBrown-TexasFootball.com, January 3, 2007.
  6. ^ "Texas survives the Alamo", Austin American-Statesman, December 30, 2006. Retrieved on 2006-12-30.

December 30 is the 364th day of the year (365th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 1 day remaining. ... 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... December 30 is the 364th day of the year (365th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 1 day remaining. ... December 30 is the 364th day of the year (365th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 1 day remaining. ... 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... December 30 is the 364th day of the year (365th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 1 day remaining. ...

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Alamo Bowl - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (368 words)
The Alamo Bowl is a major post-season United States college football bowl game played annually since 1993 in the 65,000-seat Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.
During the 1996 Alamo Bowl, the Iowa Hawkeyes wore plain fl helmets (removing their tigerhawk logo and gold stripe) in honor of a player's mother, who died in a car accident while travelling to San Antonio for the game.
In 2005, the Alamo Bowl featured the Nebraska Cornhuskers and the Michigan Wolverines in a game that earned a 5.41 rating, making it the most-watched college football game in ESPN history as more than 7.8 million viewers saw the telecast.
Football Letter: Alamo Bowl (3677 words)
The slogan drew upon the theme inspired in 1836 by the valiant defenders of the Republic of Texas at the historical mission after which the Alamo Bowl is named.
The Big Ten is now 4-1 against the Big 12 in the Alamo Bowl, which matches the fourth or fifth pick from the Big Ten with the third or fourth pick from the Big 12.
While the bowl fever that gripped Penn State fans at the end of October faded rapidly 24as Lion losses mounted in November, those who made the trip to San Antonio found it to be a most delightful location to spend a holiday vacation.
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