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 Cotton Bowl (game) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The game is currently sponsored by ATandT, and has previously been known as the Mobil Cotton Bowl Classic, the Southwestern Bell Cotton Bowl Classic, and the SBC Cotton Bowl Classic.
Also during this time the Fiesta Bowl, unhindered by conference tie-ins, began attracting national championship contenders and eventually it replaced the Cotton Bowl as one of the four "major bowls." The SWC folded in 1996 and the Cotton Bowl now matches teams from the Big 12 Conference and Southeastern Conference.
For many decades, the Game was a New Year's Day staple on CBS, where the man most associated with the Cotton Bowl, Lindsey Nelson, handled the play-by-play.
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 Cotton Bowl
The SMU football team returned to the Cotton Bowl, which was their home stadium for 31 years (1948-78), for the 1995 season.
The Cotton Bowl bears a plaque on the west side proclaiming it "The House That Doak Built," referring to the fact that the stadium was expanded twice in the late 1940s to accomodate the overflow crowds that came to see Doak Walker, the greatest player in SMU history.
The Cotton Bowl and the Fair Park around it is central to the cityÕs bid because it provides a strong location for opening and closing ceremonies along with other activities throughout the 277 acres available.
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 Cotton pickin' a new home?
The Cotton Bowl football game, for which the venerable stadium at the Texas state fairgrounds is named, is considering leaving Dallas and heading to the suburbs for a possible entry into the exclusive Bowl Championship Series club.
But the Dallas bowl's prestige took a hit in 1994 when it was excluded from the ranks of the "first-string" bowls by the Tier I Bowl Alliance, which evolved into the BCS in 1998.
The Cotton Bowl's chances of regaining its elite status hinge in part on having an enclosed stadium because of the unpredictable Dallas weather in early January.
www.statesman.com /horns/content/sports/stories/longhorns/12/7cotton.html   (1125 words)

 Cotton Bowl Tickets, Cotton Bowl Game Tickets at StubHub!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Cotton Bowl tickets are available, and this annual classic is a game that's not only steeped in tradition, but also one of the central entries on the college bowl tickets market.
Held every year in Dallas, the game is quite an attraction for anyone who uses college football tickets or sports tickets in general, as the teams playing are always highly-ranked and the city surrounding the event can boast of many attractions of its own.
The game had a long tradition of featuring the SWC champion, but when the conference folded in 1996, the format changed, and the game now pits a team from the Big 12 versus a representative from the SEC, creating a true regional match up that is an annual battle.
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 2005 Cotton Bowl
Clausen's older brother, Casey, was Tennessee's QB when the Vols made their last Cotton Bowl appearance (a 35-21 loss to Kansas State in 2001).
Today's attendance at the Cotton Bowl was 75,704, marking the largest Cotton Bowl crowd since 1978 (Notre Dame 38, Texas 10) and the fourth largest in the game's history.
I told them, 'This is a tremendous bowl, the tradition of this bowl, to put the exclamation point on this season was extremely important.' We talked a bit after practice yesterday, not that talk has anything to do with it.
www.aggieathletics.com /bowlgame/pressRelease.php?PRID=9119   (4960 words)

 Handbook of Texas Online:
The Cotton Bowl Classic, which reflected the new name the stadium had acquired, was the idea of J. Curtis Sanford, a Dallas oilman who lost $6,000 on the first game.
The Cotton Bowl, however, is best known for the Cotton Bowl Classic, which until the demise of the Southwest Conference matched the winner of that conference with a highly rated team from some other conference or an independent team such as Notre Dame.
In addition to the Cotton Bowl Classic the annual football game between the University of Texas and the University of Oklahoma is played in the stadium.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/CC/xxc1.html   (1538 words)

Saturday’s crowd of 75,704 was the fourth largest in the history of the SBC Cotton Bowl.
It was also the largest crowd since the 1978 game between Notre Dame and Texas, a 38-10 Fighting Irish victory in a game that featured Texas’; Earl Campbell, who was the Heisman winner that season.
The Vols’ 23 bowl wins coming into the season were tied for third in the nation behind Alabama (29) and Southern California (27).
www.aggiesports.com /football/news/010205notes.htm   (815 words)

 College Gridirons-Cotton Bowl-SBC Cotton Bowl
Dallas, TX The Cotton Bowl has always been associated with college football and continues to be today.
Today it is known as the SBC Cotton Bowl and matches teams from the SEC and Big Ten Conferences.
The stadium was named the Cotton Bowl and had a capacity of around 45,000.
www.collegegridirons.com /bowlstadiums/CottonBowl.htm   (395 words)

 Cotton Bowl Tickets at ticket city   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
TicketCity.com has become the desired place for all Cotton Bowl Fans to acquire their Cotton Bowl tickets year after year to the Cotton Bowl.
The teams playing in the Cotton Bowl at the Cotton Bowl will be determinded in December, but tickets are on sale now at TicketCity.com.
You may view our real-time inventory of Cotton Bowl Tickets online and purchase tickets 24 hours a day through TicketCity.com. However, Cotton Bowl tickets are not usually physically available until the weeks prior to the game, due to the fact that they are not printed until this time.
www.ticketcity.com /cottonbowltickets.asp   (402 words)

 NCAA Football Bowl Game Sporting Tickets
The first Cotton Bowl game in Dallas in 1937 only attracted 17,000 spectators (perhaps the TCU - Marquette match up was part of the reason for that), but now the game regularly attracts in excess of 70,000 to see the Big 12 take on the SEC.
That also goes for Rose Bowl tickets, which will get you into see the BCS National Championship and a possible three-peat by the USC Trojans, or Orange Bowl tickets, which if you had last year would have enabled you to see Matt Leinart and USC crush Oklahoma to take their second national title.
Last year’s game was a true battle with Auburn prevailing over Virginia Tech in front of nearly 80,000 fans to finish the season a perfect 13-0, which was still not good enough for a national championship.
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 2005 Cotton Bowl
They’re grateful for the opportunity to be in the Cotton Bowl and to be in a bowl game in the state of Texas where their families will see them play.
On what the impact of going to the Cotton Bowl in his second year will have on the overall program: “It’s a bonus to be here, regardless of what may happen.
The sky is the limit for him in his remaining collegiate football games.
www.aggieathletics.com /bowlgame/pressRelease.php?PRID=9101   (1620 words)

 Cotton Bowl   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
After the game, buses and minivans again will be in service to return all media to the hotel headquarters, shuttling until the press box is empty.
Television stations covering the SBC Cotton Bowl Classic will be allowed to shoot their own video from the post-game interview area.
Other than the official website of the SBC Cotton Bowl Classic and each participating institution, only one credential may be assigned to a website that is affiliated with a national media outlet (i.e., network, newspaper, etc.).
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 Cotton Bowl Tickets
The Cotton Bowl Classic with be held the day after New Year's, January 2, 2006 at the Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas, Texas.
Cotton Bowl Tickets are offered through an established ticket broker, specializing in tickets for the Cotton Bowl and other College Bowl Games nationwide for over 10 years.
Cotton Bowl Tickets.com is an independent ticket broker and not affiliated with the Cotton Bowl.
www.cotton-bowl.com   (158 words)

 Cotton Bowl Tickets - Cotton Bowl Football Game in Dallas, TX
We have the Cotton Bowl stadium broken down into different seating sections to assist our customers in choosing the perfect Cotton Bowl tickets.
Though the Cotton bowl has been through many changes in it 's 70 years, one thing that never changes is the game, the fans and the excitement that comes to the Cotton Bowl every year.
We are not the official Cotton Bowl box office and are not affiliated with the NCAA, any college team or Cotton Bowl Stadium.
www.tickco.com /sports_football_cotton_bowl_tickets.htm   (394 words)

 Cotton Bowl Game   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The fifth Bowl Championship Series game is one of four new bowls the NCAA added on Thursday.
For the game, Croyle had rallied the Tide to 420 yards of total offense and thrown for 275 yards and one touchdown on 19 of 31 passing attempts, accounting for the fifth-highest passing yardage total in Cotton Bowl history.
Caldwell broke his left wrist during bowl practices on the Alabama campus, then played his first career game at center in the Cotton Bowl without muffing a snap.
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 Cotton Bowl (stadium) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Also, the annual Oklahoma-Texas college football game, called "The ATandT Red River Rivalry", is played here during the State Fair of Texas, instead of a campus site.
As a result of this extension, the city of Dallas will allocate $30 million towards an estimated $50 million (at least part of the final total could possibly come from a sale of the naming rights for the stadium) renovation from an upcoming city bond proposal for several modifications and updates to the stadium.
These proposed renovations include expanding the seating capacity of the stadium from 76,000 to 92,107, new media and VIP facilities, a new scoreboard, updated restrooms and concession areas, lighting, utility and sound upgrades and the replacement of the stadium's seats.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cotton_Bowl_(stadium)   (417 words)

 Cotton Bowl changes name : Fanblogs College Football Blog
The Cotton Bowl Committee needs to move this game to Jerry World in a few years and back a few days to get a primetime slot and make it meaningful again.
The Cotton Bowl itself is on shaky ground now because of its age and state of disrepair.
I think the Cotton Bowl game will always be tied to the Dallas area but not to the Cotton Bowl itself.
www.fanblogs.com /bowl_games/006167.php   (1461 words)

 Cotton Bowl Tickets College Football Ticket - Buy Cheap Cotton Bowl Tickets
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What happened: Ole Miss QB Eli Manning was the featured star, but it was the running game, including from Manning himself, that won the Cotton Bowl as the Rebels ground out 190 yards with the most important coming on a final drive to run out the clock and keep the ball away from the Cowboys.
Cotton Bowl tickets may be purchased by following any of the links on this page.
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 NCAA Football Cotton Bowl: Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. Alabama Crimson Tide - CBS SportsLine.com
The quarterback had a tough game, but still threw for 191 yards and led the team with 93 yards rushing on 13 carries.
This was the first time in the 70-year history of the Cotton Bowl that the game was decided by a last-second field goal.
Playing its record-stretching 53rd bowl game, Alabama added to another mark by winning for the 30th time.
www.sportsline.com /collegefootball/bowls/cotton   (375 words)

 Cotton Bowl Betting - College Football Bowl Odds - Bet Cotton Bowl Game Lines
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The Cotton Bowl returns to Dallas, Texas on January 2006 at the Cotton Bowl.
Game must go at least 55 minutes for the following betting markets to have action, unless a team has already scored at the time the game is suspended.
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 Cotton Bowl - RedRaiders.com - No. 11 Kan. St. 35, No. 21 Tenn. 21 01/02/01
Martin, left, Linda and Bill Penny of Nashville, Tenn. cheer as Tennessee takes the field at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas to face Kansas State in Dallas, Monday, Jan. 1, in the Cotton Bowl.
Tennessee wide receiver Cedrick Wilson (14) pulls in a 41-yard pass in the second quarter of the Cotton Bowl game in front of Kansas State defensive back Jerametrius Butler (23) in Dallas, on Monday, Jan. 1.
While the game was a nice going-away present for Kansas State's 25 seniors, it was a good lesson for a Tennessee team filled with returning players at key positions.
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But, the one play that will live forever in the lore of the Cotton Bowl is the infamous bench tackle.
Then, in 1970, in the most famous Cotton Bowl game ever played, the Horns came from behind in the closing minutes to defeat Notre Dame, 21-17.
Thanks to Sanford's foresight and determination, the Cotton Bowl Classic found a home and continues to thrive as one of college football's most exciting and storied traditions.
www.attcottonbowl.com /hall_of_fame/class.php?year=1998   (746 words)

 Texas Monthly January 1988: The Cotton Bowl
The Cotton Bowl Classic was born in that fertile moment when Texas was turning away from its defeated past and moving uncertainly toward its bright destiny.
That spring, however, the Southwest Conference and the Cotton Bowl Association agreed that the conference winner would play host to the annual game, and out of that marriage came some of the most memorable moments in college football history.
There’s always the Cotton Bowl Classic, although with the decline and disgrace of the Southwest Conference, the game is usually eclipsed by the Rose, Sugar, and Orange bowls and sometimes by the Fiesta Bowl as well.
www.texasmonthly.com /mag/issues/1988-01-01/primer.php   (820 words)

 USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Christensen, a sophomore who'd won consecutive games in October in the closing seconds, joined Joe Montana as heroes of the most dramatic finishes in the 70-year history of the Cotton Bowl.
Although Christensen was having a bad game, coach Mike Shula trusted him because he kicked a 31-yarder with no time left to beat Mississippi 13-10, then a week later made a 34-yarder with 13 seconds for a 6-3 win over Tennessee.
Now he's the first person to win a bowl game for the Tide on a game-ending field goal — and that's saying something considering this was Bama's 53rd bowl game and its 30th victory, both NCAA records.
www.usatoday.com /sports/college/football/bowls/cotton.htm   (1468 words)

 - Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The Cotton Bowl Athletic Association will announce Sunday that former Texas A&M coach Gene Stallings and former UCLA quarterback Troy Aikman will headline a field of eight individuals named to the SBC Cotton Bowl Hall of Fame.
There is no ticket purchase limit and fans buying four or more tickets to the SBC Cotton Bowl automatically are entered into a drawing for one of five pairs of season tickets for the 2005 Tennessee football season, along with a VIP Dallas Bowl Practice Pass for two.
Stallings´ greatest thrill was after the game, when Bryant walked across the field to congratulate him by lifting him into the air with a bear hug.
www.apexsportsbook.com /nfc.php?ID=603&TIT=SBC+Cotton+Bowl+2004   (1388 words)

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