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  Alamo Bowl - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Alamo_Bowl   (368 words)

 Football Letter: Alamo Bowl
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.
www.alumni.psu.edu /fbl/member/1999_bowl/txt.htm   (3677 words)

 MasterCard Alamo Bowl (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.umd.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The first time the Alamo Bowl hosted a team that was ranked in the Top 10 came during the 1998 season.
This year's Alamo Bowl is still awaiting the outcome of the season's final two weeks, and then the results of the conference championships to determine who will play in the Alamo Bowl.
This year's Alamo Bowl is shaping up to be one of the better matchups in the Bowl's short history, with several storied programs vying for an invite to the Bowl.
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 Alamo Bowl Notebook: Paterno passes along some bowl wisdom
He said the bowl's directors told Alabama Coach Bear Bryant that the temperature would be around 40 degrees.
In between playing in the Senior Bowl, attending the NFL combine and working with the Penn State strength coaches, Short will attempt to finish his master's degree in business logistics.
The Alamo Bowl will be the last game for Ray Dorr as Texas A&M's quarterbacks coach.
www.post-gazette.com /sports_headlines/19991228alamonotes8.asp   (850 words)

 2005 Alamo Bowl Preview
This year’s success or failure in the Alamo Bowl will be placed squarely on the shoulders of the defense.
Bowl officials had to be quite happy with the pairing of these two storied football programs.
Michigan was to be in competition for their third straight trip to the Rose Bowl, and Nebraska was a program in flux; they are now headed directly for one another in San Antonio.
www.docsports.com /2006-alamo-bowl-preview.html   (1015 words)

 CJ Online Sports: Cats readjust focus to Alamo Bowl 12/09/98
The Alamo Bowl matchup against unranked Purdue (8-4) on Dec. 29 in San Antonio rates as the biggest mismatch, according to comparative rankings, in recent bowl history.
Snyder was asked if he could direct blame specifically at any of the bowl committees or the Big 12 office for failing to deliver a bowl worthy of the Cats' national ranking.
At no point did Snyder criticize the Alamo Bowl, which offers a $1 million payout compared to the $12 million the Cats would have earned the Big 12 by playing in a BCS game.
www.cjonline.com /stories/120998/spo_alamo.shtml   (806 words)

 Ohio State Chosen to Play in 2004 MasterCard Alamo Bowl :: Bowl appearance is the 36th in school history and the fourth ...
Bowl appearance is the 36th in school history and the fourth under Jim Tressel
Bowl applications will be sent to Ohio State season ticket holders Wednesday, Nov. 25 and must be returned by Monday, Dec. 6.
One of our captains, Dustin Fox, filled us in yesterday that his brother played in the 1999 Alamo Bowl with Penn State and it was one of the best bowl experiences Penn State ever had.
ohiostatebuckeyes.cstv.com /sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/112304aac.html   (873 words)

 2006 Alamo Bowl Bowl History
The 2006 Alamo Bowl will again match two of the nation's top conferences as the Big 12 and Big Ten collide in the Alamo City.
Purdue and Kansas State combined to tie or break 17 Alamo Bowl records, including the record for combined score (71) and points by one team (37 by Purdue).
Kansas State's 12 fourth-quarter points broke the Alamo Bowl record for scoring in a quarter and Wildcat receiver Darnell McDonald's 88-yard touchdown catch also set a record.
www.alamobowl.com /history/bowl.php?uid=6   (871 words)

 Scout.com: OSU Headed Toward Alamo Bowl
Wisconsin (9-2) for the league’s bid to the Capital One Bowl in Orlando, Fla. The Hawkeyes blasted Wisconsin 30-7 on Saturday.
Officials from the Capital One Bowl are awaiting word from the Bowl Championship Series that it has released Iowa and Wisconsin from consideration.
(The Alamo Bowl is on ESPN with an 8 p.m.
ohiostate.scout.com /2/321816.html   (1034 words)

 nbc4i.com - Ohio State Football - Ohio State To Play In Alamo Bowl
Iowa has accepted a bid to the Capital One Bowl against an SEC opponent on Jan. 1 in Orlando, Fla. Wisconsin also will play an SEC team in the Outback Bowl, to be played Jan. 1 in Tampa, Fla.
Minnesota is also bowl eligible, but Big Ten participation in the Music City Bowl and the Motor City Bowl will not be determined until after Saturday’s game between Northwestern and Hawaii.
Alamo Bowl applications will be sent to Ohio State season ticket holders Wednesday and must be returned by Dec. 6.
www.nbc4i.com /cfoot572/3943643/detail.html   (540 words)

 Alamo Bowl - MasterCard 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This site is not affiliated with the NCAA, the Alamo Bowl, The Big 10, The Big 12, or their respective teams.
It is a fansite for Alamo Bowl enthusiasts and is intended for entertainment purposes only.
It is the home of various events throughout the year, including the Alamo Bowl, and hosts several conferences and trade shows, as well as local high school football games.
www.alamobowltickets.com /dome_info.htm   (239 words)

 HuskersHQ: GAMEDAY: Alamo Bowl
SAN ANTONIO -- The morning after Nebraska's 66-17 rout of Northwestern in the Sylvania Alamo Bowl, not all was sunny and bright for Nebraska head coach Frank Solich.
The senior from Wentzville, Mo., set an Alamo Bowl game record with 240 yards on 20 carries in Nebraska's 66-17 victory Saturday night at the Alamodome in San Antonio.
Because of the potential for an offensive shootout, several college football analysts have labeled the 2000 Sylvania Alamo Bowl as one of the postseason's most intriguing non-Bowl Championship Series matchups.
www.theindependent.com /HuskersHQ/alamobowl123000.html   (1193 words)

 ESPN.com - NCF/BOWLS05 - Traditional powers Nebraska, Michigan in Alamo Bowl   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Alamo Bowl, played in San Antonio's Alamo Dome, will be televised on ESPN beginning at 7 p.m.
Nebraska is back in a bowl after missing postseason play last year for the first time since 1968.
The Huskers' last bowl appearance was in the 2003 Alamo Bowl, where they defeated Michigan State 17-3 to finish a 10-3 season.
sports.espn.go.com /ncf/bowls05/news/story?id=2247941   (289 words)

 Alamo Bowl: Finding a coach is Huskers' goal
When the 22nd-ranked Cornhuskers (9-3) line up against Michigan State (8-4) tonight in the Alamo Bowl, it will mark the one-month anniversary of athletic director Steve Pederson's unceremonious firing of coach Frank Solich.
The dismissal - the first of a Nebraska head coach since 1961 - came a day after the Huskers finished the regular season with a win at Colorado, securing the program's 34th nine-win season in the last 35 years.
Since then, the bowl game has been an afterthought to Pederson's secretive search for a coach.
www.enquirer.com /editions/2003/12/29/spt_sptfoot1alamo.html   (550 words)

 Alamo Bowl Tickets - Buy 2005 Bowl Tickets
The Alamo Bowl is the hottest San Antonio NCAA Football event of the season.
Order your Alamo Bowl game tickets direct from San Antonio and have them shipped right to your doorstep, anywhere in the world.
We are not the official Alamo Bowl box office and are not affiliated with the NCAA, any college team or Alamodome.
www.alamotickets.com /alamo_bowl_tickets.html   (247 words)

 Alamo Bowl Tickets - San Antonio
Alamo Bowl tickets are the perfect stocking stuffer for your favorite college football fan.
The Alamo Bowl, headed into its 12th year, has spoiled college football fans with an abundance of classic games.
Alamo Bowl Tickets offered through an independent ticket broker and not affiliated with the Alamo Bowl.
www.alamo-tickets.com   (231 words)

 Sports: Alamo Bowl: Backup QB leads Buckeyes to rout
Colorado coach Gary Barnett was doused with a Gatorade cooler in the waning seconds, and dozens of players embraced their embattled leader.
Colorado's first bowl victory since the 1999 Insight.com Bowl capped an improbable turnaround for the Buffaloes, who went through an offseason of scandal and turmoil.
Barnett's program was the target of sexual assault claims dating to 1997, followed by an investigation that discovered sex, alcohol and drugs were used as recruiting tools, although there was no evidence that university officials sanctioned it.
www.sptimes.com /2004/12/30/Sports/Alamo_Bowl__Backup_QB.shtml   (884 words)

 Purdue University - Bowl Bound
With Head Coach Joe Tiller at the helm, the Boilermakers are headed to their eighth consecutive bowl game.
Purdue is one of only two schools in the Big Ten Conference to qualify for a bowl game in at least eight straight seasons.
In a rematch of the 2000 Outback Bowl, Purdue and Georgia reversed roles.
www.purdue.edu /bowl/history.shtml   (1025 words)

 Rose Bowl Tickets (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.umd.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Granddaddy of the Bowls is home to the mother of all college football games this year.
Edwards, a future first-round draft pick of the Cleveland Browns, would set a Rose Bowl record by hauling in 10 passes for 106 yards and three touchdowns, including a slick, nine-yard grab to give the Wolverines their first lead late in the third quarter.
Rose Bowl Tickets is an established ticket broker, specializing in tickets for the Rose Bowl and other College Bowl Games nationwide for over 10 years.
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 Alamo Bowl Tickets - College Bowl Game Tickets - Alamodome: San Antonio, Texas
Get your Alamo Bowl tickets by clicking on the "Buy Tickets" button below or by calling 877-456-7223.
We are not affiliated with the Alamo Bowl, Ticketmaster, NCAA Football, any venue, or any box office.
We are not affiliated with the any Bowl Game, Ticketmaster, NCAA Football, any venue, or any box office.
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 MasterCard charges into Alamo Bowl title sponsor role - San Antonio Business Journal:
The Alamo Bowl announced Thursday that MasterCard International has agreed to become the title sponsor of the MasterCard Alamo Bowl through the 2005 game.
"The Alamo Bowl has a widely recognized reputation as one of college football's premier match-ups and last year was no exception with Wisconsin's thrilling overtime victory against Colorado," he adds.
Bowl officials say the length of MasterCard's sponsorship matches the deals the Alamo Bowl has in place with the Big Ten Conference, the Big 12 Conference and ESPN.
www.bizjournals.com /sanantonio/stories/2003/09/22/daily24.html?jst=s_cn_hl   (698 words)

 WTVY | Alamo Bowl
It wasn't as prestigious as some bowl games Nebraska has won in the past, but the Cornhuskers will take it.
A rebuilding Nebraska program got a boost when the Cornhuskers rallied with two touchdowns in the final eight and a-half minutes to beat Michigan 32-to-28 in the Alamo Bowl in San Antonio.
Nebraska was back in the bowl season after missing a bowl berth last season for the first time since 1969.
www.wtvynews4.com /sports/headlines/2129897.html   (144 words)

 Alamo Bowl Tickets - Alamo Bowl at Alamodome in San Antonio
Though the Alamobowl is not one of the BCS Bowl games, it is one the biggest bowls around.
We are not the official Alamo Bowl box office.
Alamo Bowl tickets are generally delivered the week of the game.
www.tickco.com /sports_football_alamo_bowl_tickets.htm   (350 words)

 College Gridirons-Alamodome-Mastercard Alamo Bowl
Located in San Antonio, the Alamodome was built in the hopes of one day being the home to a NFL team.
In the mid to late 1980's leaders in San Antonio began looking at the possibility of building a facility that could house a number of events from football to basketball to trade shows.
The Alamo Bowl has been played at the Alamodome since its opening in 1993.
www.collegegridirons.com /bowlstadiums/Alamodome.htm   (351 words)

 BuckeyeGrove.com - It's Official: OSU Accepts Alamo Bowl Invite
Ohio State has accepted an invitation to be the Big Ten representative in the 2004 MasterCard Alamo Bowl on Wednesday, December 29 at 7 p.m.
If Ginn, the MVP of the 2004 U.S. Army All-American Bowl high school all-star game held at the Alamodome, returns a punt for a touchdown at the 2004 MasterCard Alamo Bowl it will be the first in bowl history.
Ticket prices for the 2004 MasterCard Alamo Bowl are $23, $33 and $53 and can be purchased by logging on to www.alamobowl.com or visiting the Alamodome Southwest Box Office from 10 a.m.
ohiostate.rivals.com /content.asp?CID=358483   (1059 words)

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