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Encyclopedia > Las Vegas Bowl
Las Vegas Bowl
Pioneer PureVision Las Vegas Bowl

Pioneer PureVision Las Vegas Bowl logo
Stadium Sam Boyd Stadium
Location Las Vegas, Nevada
Operated 1992 — present
Conference Tie-ins Pac-10, Mountain West
Previous Conference Tie-ins MAC and
Big West (1992-96)
Payout US$950,000 (2006)
Sponsors
EA Sports (1999)
Sega/Sega Sports (2001 — 2002)
Pioneer PureVision (2004-Present)
Former names
EA Sports Las Vegas Bowl (1999)
Sega Sports Las Vegas Bowl (2001 — 2002)
2006 Matchup
BYU vs. Oregon (BYU 38, Oregon 8)
2007 Matchup
TBD

The Las Vegas Bowl is an NCAA-sanctioned Division I-A post-season college football bowl game that has been played annually at 40,000-seat Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada since 1992. Since 2001, the game has featured a matchup of teams from the Pac-10 and Mountain West conferences. From 1992 to 1996, matchups featured teams from the Big West and Mid-American Conference. From 1997 to 1998, matchups featured a representative from the Western Athletic Conference and an at-large bid. From 1999 to 2000, matchups featured a representative from the newly formed Mountain West Conference and an at-large bid. Image File history File links Pioneerlvbowl_000. ... Sam Boyd Stadium is a football stadium located in Las Vegas, Nevada. ... For further information, see Las Vegas metropolitan area and Las Vegas Strip. ... The Pacific Ten Conference (Pac-10) is a college athletic conference which operates in the western United States. ... “Mountain West” redirects here. ... The Mid-American Conference (MAC) is a college athletic conference with a membership base that stretches from New York to Illinois. ... The Big West Conference (BWC) is an NCAA-affiliated Division I major college athletic conference that formerly sponsored Division I-A American football. ... USD redirects here. ... 2006 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... current EA Sports logo EA Sports is a brand name used by Electronic Arts since 1993 to distribute games based on sports. ... This article is about the video game company. ... 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... , Brigham Young University Brigham Young University (BYU), located in Provo, Utah, is the flagship university of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS or Mormon Church) and is THE university in Utah. ... The University of Oregon is a public university located in Eugene, Oregon. ... The 2007 NCAA Division I-A football season, or the college football season, begins on ________2007, progresses through the regular season and bowl season, and will conclude with the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) National Championship Game in New Orleans, Louisiana on January 8, 2008, featuring the #1 and #2 teams... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often said NC-Double-A) is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletics programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... Division I is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association in the United States. ... A college football game between Colorado State and Air Force. ... A bowl game is a post-season college football game, typically at the Division I-A level. ... Sam Boyd Stadium is a football stadium located in Las Vegas, Nevada. ... For further information, see Las Vegas metropolitan area and Las Vegas Strip. ... The Pacific Ten Conference (Pac-10) is a college athletic conference which operates in the western United States. ... “Mountain West” redirects here. ... The Big West Conference (BWC) is an NCAA-affiliated Division I major college athletic conference that formerly sponsored Division I-A American football. ... The Mid-American Conference (MAC) is a college athletic conference with a membership base that stretches from New York to Illinois. ... The Western Athletic Conference (commonly referred to as the WAC, pronounced wack) was formed on July 27, 1962, making it the sixth oldest of the 11 college athletic conferences currently participating in the NCAAs Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS; formerly Division I-A). ... “Mountain West” redirects here. ...


The bowl was known as the SEGA Sports Las Vegas Bowl from 2001 to 2002. With a new sponsor, it is currently called the Pioneer PureVision Las Vegas Bowl. The owner of the bowl is ESPN Regional Television, better known by the popular name ESPN Plus. [1] Old Pioneer Logo (Until 1998) Pioneer Corporation ) (TYO: 6773 ) is a Japanese multinational corporation that specializes in digital entertainment products, based in Tokyo, Japan. ... ESPN Plus is the popular name of ESPN Regional Television, which is an American television program syndicator. ...


The game originated from the California Bowl, which was played in Fresno from 1981-1991. In 1992, the game reorganized and relocated to Las Vegas and was renamed the Las Vegas Bowl. It was also recognized as The Las Vegas All-Star Classic from 1978 to 1987 with such notable plays as the "Fumble Rumble" and such players as Randall Cunningham,Jim McMahon and Seth Joyner. The California Bowl was a post-season college football bowl game played annually in Fresno, California, from 1981 to 1991. ... Fresno redirects here. ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... The Fumble Rumble is the nickname given to one of the most stunning plays to end a American college football game. ...


In 1995, Toledo defeated Nevada, 40-37, in the first ever overtime game in Division I-A college football. The following season the policy of overtime was adopted for regular season games to break ties.


Previous results

Date Played Winning Team Losing Team
December 18, 1992 Bowling Green 35 Nevada 34
December 17, 1993 Utah State 42 Ball State 33
December 15, 1994 UNLV 52 Central Michigan 24
December 14, 1995 Toledo 40 Nevada 37 (OT)
December 18, 1996 Nevada 18 Ball State 15
December 20, 1997 Oregon 41 Air Force 13
December 19, 1998 North Carolina 20 San Diego State 13
December 18, 1999 Utah 17 Fresno State 16
December 21, 2000 UNLV 31 Arkansas 14
December 25, 2001 Utah 10 Southern California 6
December 25, 2002 UCLA 27 New Mexico 13
December 24, 2003 Oregon State 55 New Mexico 14
December 23, 2004 Wyoming 24 UCLA 21
December 22, 2005 California 35 BYU 28
December 21, 2006 BYU 38 Oregon 8
December 22, 2007

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MVPs

Date played MVP Team Position
December 18, 1992 Erik White Bowling Green QB
December 17, 1993 Anthony Calvillo Utah State QB
December 15, 1994 Henry Bailey UNLV WR
December 14, 1995 Wasean Tait Toledo RB
December 18, 1996 Mike Crawford Nevada LB
December 20, 1997 Pat Johnson Oregon WR
December 19, 1998 Ronald Curry North Carolina QB
December 18, 1999 Mike Anderson Utah RB
December 21, 2000 Jason Thomas UNLV QB
December 25, 2001 Dameon Hunter Utah RB
December 25, 2002 Craig Bragg UCLA WR
December 24, 2003 Steven Jackson Oregon State RB
December 23, 2004 Corey Bramlet Wyoming QB
December 22, 2005 Marshawn Lynch California TB
December 21, 2006 Jonny Harline BYU TE

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