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New Orleans Bowl
R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl logo
Stadium Louisiana Superdome
Location New Orleans, Louisiana
Previous Stadiums Cajun Field (2005)[1]
Previous Locations Lafayette, Louisiana (2005)[1]
Operated 2001 — present
Conference Tie-ins Sun Belt, C-USA
Previous Conference Tie-ins Mountain West (2001)
Payout US$325,000 (2006)
Sponsors
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts (2002 — 2004)
Former names
Wyndham New Orleans Bowl (2002 — 2004)
New Orleans Bowl at Lafayette (2005)
2006 Matchup
Troy vs. Rice


The New Orleans Bowl is a post-season college football bowl game certified by the NCAA that has been played annually at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana since 2001. The game was sponsored by Wyndham Hotels & Resorts from 2002 to 2004 and was officially called the Wyndham New Orleans Bowl. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Image File history File links RLCarriersNewOrleansBowlLogo. ... The Louisiana Superdome, often informally referred to simply as the Superdome, The Dome or even the New Orleans Superdome is a large, multi-purpose sports and exhibition facility located in the Central Business District of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA (). The Superdome is the current home of the NFLs New... Nickname: The Crescent City, The Big Easy, The City That Care Forgot, NOLA (acronym for New Orleans, LA) Location in the State of Louisiana and the United States Coordinates: Country United States State Louisiana Parish Orleans Founded 1718 Mayor Ray Nagin (D) Area    - City 350. ... Cajun Field is a stadium located in the city of Lafayette, Louisiana. ... Lafayette is a city located on the Vermilion River in Lafayette Parish, in the U.S. state of Louisiana. ... The Sun Belt Conference is a college athletic conference that has been affiliated with the NCAAs Division I since 1976. ... Conference USA, officially abbreviated C-USA, is a college athletic conference which is now in the Southern United States. ... The Mountain West Conference (or MWC), the youngest of the college athletic conferences affiliated with the NCAA’s Division I-A, officially began operations in July 1999. ... 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. ... Wyndham Hotels and Resorts is a chain of hotels and resorts located mainly in the United States, but also including locations in Mexico and the Caribbean. ... The 2006 NCAA Division I-A football season, or the American college football season, began on August 31, 2006 and will conclude with the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) National Championship Game on January 8, 2007 in Glendale, Arizona, USA (not counting post-season all-star games that follow). ... Troy Worldwide Logo Troy University (formerly Troy State University) is a public university located in Troy, Alabama and founded in 1887. ... Lovett Hall William Marsh Rice University, commonly called Rice University and opened in 1912 as The William Marsh Rice Institute for the Advancement of Letters, Science and Art, is a private, comprehensive research university located in Houston, Texas near the Museum District and adjacent to the Texas Medical Center. ... 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 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often pronounced N-C-Double-A or N-C-Two-A) is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletic programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... The Louisiana Superdome, often informally referred to simply as the Superdome, The Dome or even the New Orleans Superdome is a large, multi-purpose sports and exhibition facility located in the Central Business District of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA (). The Superdome is the current home of the NFLs New... Nickname: The Crescent City, The Big Easy, The City That Care Forgot, NOLA (acronym for New Orleans, LA) Location in the State of Louisiana and the United States Coordinates: Country United States State Louisiana Parish Orleans Founded 1718 Mayor Ray Nagin (D) Area    - City 350. ... This article is about the year 2001. ... Wyndham Hotels and Resorts is a chain of hotels and resorts located mainly in the United States, but also including locations in Mexico and the Caribbean. ...


The first year featured North Texas from the Sun Belt playing Colorado State from the Mountain West. It is now played between the conference champion of the Sun Belt and a team from Conference USA. The University of North Texas (informally UNT or North Texas) is a public university located in Denton, Texas. ... The Sun Belt Conference is a college athletic conference that has been affiliated with the NCAAs Division I since 1976. ... Colorado State University Colorado State University is a public land grant institution of higher learning located in Fort Collins, Colorado in the United States. ... The Mountain West Conference (or MWC), the youngest of the college athletic conferences affiliated with the NCAA’s Division I-A, officially began operations in July 1999. ... Conference USA, officially abbreviated C-USA, is a college athletic conference which is now in the Southern United States. ...


Due to damage by Hurricane Katrina to the Louisiana Superdome, where the game is usually played, the 2005 game was played on December 20 in Lafayette, Louisiana at Cajun Field on the campus of University of Louisiana at Lafayette, and was dubbed the New Orleans Bowl at Lafayette. The game returns to the Superdome on December 22, 2006, with a new corporate sponsor in freight company R+L Carriers, renaming the game the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl. The game will feature Troy, co-champions of the Sun Belt Conference facing Rice, making their first bowl game visit in 45 years, their last appearance being the 1961 Bluebonnet Bowl. Lowest pressure 902 mbar (hPa; 26. ... December 20 is the 354th day of the year (355th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Lafayette is a city located on the Vermilion River in Lafayette Parish, in the U.S. state of Louisiana. ... Cajun Field is a stadium located in the city of Lafayette, Louisiana. ... The University of Louisiana at Lafayette, more commonly known as UL Lafayette, Louisiana-Lafayette, or ULL is a coeducational public research university located in Lafayette, Louisiana, in the heart of Acadiana. ... December 22 is the 356th day of the year (357th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Troy Worldwide Logo Troy University (formerly Troy State University) is a public university located in Troy, Alabama and founded in 1887. ... Lovett Hall William Marsh Rice University, commonly called Rice University and opened in 1912 as The William Marsh Rice Institute for the Advancement of Letters, Science and Art, is a private, comprehensive research university located in Houston, Texas near the Museum District and adjacent to the Texas Medical Center. ... Bluebonnet Bowl was an annual college football bowl game played in Houston, Texas. ...

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Previous results

Date Played Winning Team Losing Team
December 18, 2001 Colorado State 45 North Texas 20
December 17, 2002 North Texas 25 Cincinnati 19
December 16, 2003 Memphis 27 North Texas 17
December 14, 2004 Southern Mississippi 31 North Texas 10
December 20, 2005 [1] Southern Mississippi 31 Arkansas State 19
December 22, 2006 Troy 41 Rice 17

In the Gregorian Calendar, December 18 is the 352nd day of the year (353rd in leap years), at which point there will be 13 days remaining to the end of the year. ... This article is about the year 2001. ... Colorado State University Colorado State University is a public land grant institution of higher learning located in Fort Collins, Colorado in the United States. ... The University of North Texas (informally UNT or North Texas) is a public university located in Denton, Texas. ... December 17 is the 351st day of the year (352nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... The Cincinnati Bearcats are the NCAA athletic teams representing the University of Cincinnati. ... December 16 is the 350th day of the year (351st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The University of Memphis was founded in Memphis, Tennessee in 1912 as the West Tennessee Normal School. ... December 14 is the 348th day of the year (349th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Southern Miss Athletics. ... December 20 is the 354th day of the year (355th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Arkansas State University student union, Jonesboro, AR. Arkansas State University (A-State) is a public university and is the flagship campus of the Arkansas State University System, the states second largest college system. ... December 22 is the 356th day of the year (357th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Troy Worldwide Logo Troy University (formerly Troy State University) is a public university located in Troy, Alabama and founded in 1887. ... Lovett Hall William Marsh Rice University, commonly called Rice University and opened in 1912 as The William Marsh Rice Institute for the Advancement of Letters, Science and Art, is a private, comprehensive research university located in Houston, Texas near the Museum District and adjacent to the Texas Medical Center. ...

MVPs

Date played MVP School Position
December 18, 2001 Justin Gallimore Colorado State DB
December 17, 2002 Kevin Galbreath North Texas RB
December 16, 2003 Danny Wimprine Memphis QB
December 14, 2004 Michael Boley Southern Miss LB
December 20, 2005 Shawn Nelson Southern Miss TE
December 22, 2006 Omar Haugabook
Elbert Mack
Troy
Troy
QB
CB

In the Gregorian Calendar, December 18 is the 352nd day of the year (353rd in leap years), at which point there will be 13 days remaining to the end of the year. ... This article is about the year 2001. ... December 17 is the 351st day of the year (352nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... December 16 is the 350th day of the year (351st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... December 14 is the 348th day of the year (349th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Michael Boley (born 8/24/82) is a Linebacker on the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League. ... December 20 is the 354th day of the year (355th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... December 22 is the 356th day of the year (357th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Previous logos

See also

List of college bowl games // Bowl Championship Series Games Since the 1998 season, the four BCS bowls have determined the national champion on a rotating basis. ...


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Notes

  1. ^ a b c Due to damage by Hurricane Katrina to the Louisiana Superdome, the 2005 game was played in Lafayette, Louisiana at Cajun Field.

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