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 5 Thoughts on the 2004 Gator Bowl
Bowl games are exhibitions and fun matchups, but this game meant absolutely nothing as Maryland already proved it could beat West Virginia and didn't provide any type of intrigue for the rematch.
Sure, there are slots in the bowls and contractual obligations, but everything possible has to be done to give fans new things to watch.
Head coach Rich Rodriguez should take a cue from Kirk Ferentz and the Iowa coaching staff after they spent the off-season picking the brains of other coaching staffs for advice on bowl preparation. /2003/Bowls/5_Thoughts/Gator.htm   (676 words)

 Gator Bowl - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Until 1993 the game was played in Gator Bowl Stadium, when the stadium was partially demolished during the construction of ALLTEL Stadium on the same site.
The Gator Bowl traditionally hosts the second-place ACC team against the second-place Big East team, but may also select a Big 12 team or Notre Dame to take the Big East's spot in this game.
The Gator Bowl is an annual college football bowl game that is played at ALLTEL Stadium in Jacksonville, Florida. /wiki/Gator_Bowl   (203 words)

 Sports: W.Va.-FSU virtually certain for Gator Bowl
The Gator Bowl on NBC at 12:30 p.m.
Gator Bowl officials can't deliver an invitation to Florida State for its New Year's Day game yet, but they've printed one, addressed the envelope, sealed it and affixed the proper postage.
The Seminoles, No. 16 in the Associated Press poll, are 4-0-1 in the Gator Bowl, most recently beating Virginia Tech 30-17 in the 2002 game. /2004/11/30/Sports/WVa_FSU_virtually_cer.shtml   (838 words)

 Facts about topic: (Gator Bowl)
The Gator Bowl is an annual college football (additional info and facts about college football) bowl game that is played in Jacksonville, Florida (additional info and facts about Jacksonville, Florida).
The game is currently sponsored by Toyota (additional info and facts about Toyota) and is officially titled, the Toyota Gator Bowl.
It was also the name of the stadium (A large structure for open-air sports or entertainments) where the game was played until 1993 (additional info and facts about 1993). /encyclopedia/g/ga/gator_bowl.htm   (1605 words)

 Gator Bowl Tickets- Gator Bowl
Gator Bowl are available in the Gator Bowl, Phillips Arena, Sanford Stadium, Chastain, and Atlanta.
Gator Bowl tickets are available in Atlanta, Miami, Orlando, New York, Boston, Chicago, Gator Bowl Birmingham, Atlanta tickets, Los Angeles, San Fransico, Dixie Chicks Dallas, Austin.
Gator Bowl is one of the most exciting thing to do in Gator Bowl. /Gator_Bowl.html   (273 words)

 MSN Encarta - Bowl-O-Rama: A College Football Bowl Quiz
Sure, there are a lot of guys and gals who can recall obscure facts about particular college bowl games played years and years ago.
Which of these bowl games is not played in its namesake stadium?
Which of these four classic bowl games is not included in the BCS rotation? /quiz_32/College_Football_Bowl_Quiz.html   (111 words)

 Toyota Gator Bowl: Florida State vs. Virginia Tech
But Bryant scored No. 323 with a Gator Bowl win and while he may downplay its significance, those close to Bowden say it means a lot to him.
And that was evident in the win over Virginia Tech in the Toyota Gator Bowl on New Year's Day.
CB Ronyell Whitaker took the blame for the loss to Florida State on New Year's Day in the Toyota Gator Bowl. /ncf/bowls01/gator.html   (415 words)

 Alltel Stadium
As the "Gator Bowl", Alltel Stadium hosted record crowds for internationally acclaimed performances of the Rolling Stones and Michael Jackson, while quietly establishing itself as a candidate location for other national and international events.
It was this second test, which raised the specter of the Florida-Georgia "Mud Bowl" in the old Gator Bowl, that provided the unique turf system with its biggest challenge.
Complicating the process was the fact that the project was built on the site of the existing Gator Bowl, which was almost completely demolished before construction began. /~csuppes/NFL/JacksonvilleJaguars/index.htm   (1674 words)

 College Football Encyclopedia - Home Page
Bobby Bowden of Florida State raised his all-time bowl record to 19-8-1 as the Seminoles defeated West Virginia 30-18 in the Gator Bowl.
Fresno State edged Virginia 37-34 in overtime in the MPC Computers Bowl (formerly the Humanitarian Bowl) when Paul Pinegar threw the game-tying TD pass with 11 seconds left, then passed 25 yards to Stephen Spach for the game winner in overtime.
Auburn fans were disappointed that the Tigers (12-0 in regular season), winner of the SEC and victor over Virginia Tech 16-13 in the Nokia Sugar Bowl, had to settle for a final No. 3 ranking behind USC and Oklahoma.   (961 words)

 Bowl Games of America - Dance, Drill, Cheer - Toyota Gator Bowl Highlights
BGA Performance will be doing the kickoff performance for the Gator Bowl Parade.
Come perform at the Toyota Gator Bowl and have the time of your life!
In addition, your group will love performing in the locally-televised Gator Bowl Parade. /bgawebsite/danceDrillCheer/gatorBowl.asp   (168 words)

 Quotes From Tuesday's Gator Bowl Press Conference :: Pack will meet a yet to be determined opponent on January 1.
Gator Bowl Selection Committee Chairman, Jim McCollum (on reasons why NC State was invited): "Certainly a week extra to promote Gator Bowl activities and to sell tickets.
Quotes From Tuesday's Gator Bowl Press Conference:: Pack will meet a yet to be determined opponent on January 1.
NC State Head Football coach Chuck Amato (To Gator Bowl Committee): "All I can say is thank you. /sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/112602aad.html   (556 words)

 Seminoles Hand Mountaineers Fifth Gator Bowl Loss :: Florida State scores a season-high 10 points in the first quarter.
It was a start similar to last year's Gator Bowl, when Maryland scored 10 early points, led 24-0 at halftime and beat West Virginia 41-7.
Bowden, facing his former school for the first time since the 1982 Gator Bowl, moved within one bowl win of Joe Paterno's NCAA record of 19 at Penn State.
Coach Bobby Bowden stuck with his struggling quarterback and Rix eventually sparked No. 17 Florida State with two long second-half touchdown drives Saturday, beating West Virginia 30-18 in the Gator Bowl. /schools/acc/sports/m-footbl/recaps/010105aac.html   (821 words)

 Gator Bowl Stadium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gator Bowl Stadium was a football and soccer stadium that formerly stood in Jacksonville, Florida.
It was the home of the Jacksonville Tea Men of the NASL from 1981-1982 and then of the Jacksonville Bulls of the USFL from 1984-1985 and of the annual Gator Bowl from 1946-1993.
The stadium was largely demolished between 1993 and 1995 so that ALLTEL Stadium could be built on the site. /wiki/Gator_Bowl_Stadium   (821 words)

Gator Bowl The Gator Bowl is an annual ALLTEL Stadium.
Orange Bowl Stadium The Orange Bowl Stadium is a 1996.
All-American Bowl The All-American Bowl was an annual post-season Birmingham, Alabama from 1977 to 1990. /topics/bowl.html   (821 words)

 Sports: Gator Bowl: DE who had seizure returns
OFFENSIVE LINE CHANGE?: Senior tight tackle Ray Willis, hobbled by an ankle injury, was limited in practice and his status for Saturday's Gator Bowl remains uncertain.
Gator Bowl: 'Big kid' Harris has last shot at college fun
Sports: Gator Bowl: DE who had seizure returns /2004/12/30/Sports/Gator_Bowl__DE_who_ha.shtml   (425 words)

 2002 & 2003 Bowl Central
Boise State RB Brock Forsey scored on runs of six, two and nine yards as the Broncos overcame a 10-7 halftime deficit to outscore the Cyclones 27-6 in the second half.
Even though he was limping all game long, Marshall QB Byron Leftwich threw four touchdown passes with two to Denero Marriott and two to Demetrious Doss.
Bollinger threw for two touchdowns, but he threw an interception in the first quarter that was returned 91 yards for a score by Donald Strickland. /2002/Bowls/Bowl_Central.htm   (2488 words)

 CAR-O-LINES: The 40th Anniversary of the 1963 Gator Bowl Team :: Members of the squad will be honored at halftime of Saturday's game with Virginia.
When North Carolina's 1963 Gator Bowl team celebrates its 40th anniversary this weekend, it's only fitting the opponent should be Virginia.
The Gator Bowl win over the Air Fore was almost an anti-climax to the season.
The year would be capped by a 35-0 rout of the Air Force Academy in the Gator Bowl. /sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/092903aac.html   (968 words)

 Postcards from Jacksonville: Day 2 At The Gator Bowl :: The Terps have their first practice and have fun at Outback Steakhouse.
It was a spirited practice with the coaches reminding the Terps of their mission - to win the Gator Bowl.
Fast Fact of the Day: Since teams at the Gator Bowl have started training at colleges three seasons ago, the teams that have trained at Jacksonville University- all from the ACC-- have won the bowl game.
Postcards from Jacksonville: Day 2 At The Gator Bowl :: The Terps have their first practice and have fun at Outback Steakhouse. /sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/122703aab.html   (587 words)

 insightbowl Fiesta Bowl
The Insight Bowl receives the highest remaining team in the Pac-10 Conference after the Rose, Holiday and Sun Bowls are filled.
This will be the second-ever bowl appearance for Rutgers, and its first since the 1978 Garden State Bowl.
Joining him was Mike Allen, Chairman of the Insight Bowl along with Rutgers Head Coach Greg Schiano, Rutgers Athletic Director, Bob Mulcahy and Lisa Love, Athletic Director, Arizona State University.   (286 words)

 Matchup: Gator Bowl / Florida State vs. West Virginia
Is 0-4 in the Gator Bowl, including last season's 41-7 wipeout by Maryland.
First was in the 1982 Gator Bowl, which West Virginia lost, 31-12.
Matchup: Gator Bowl / Florida State vs. West Virginia /pg/05001/435648.stm   (275 words)

 News and Information Services - News Release
A WVU's match-up in the Toyota Gator Bowl against Florida State University and former Mountaineer Coach Bobby Bowden should be a terrific game between two strong programs, @ said WVU President David C. Hardesty Jr.
As Mountaineer families continue to purchase tickets to the Jan. 1 Toyota Gator Bowl match-up with Florida State, West Virginia University officials have announced official fan activities will take place Dec. 31 and Jan. 1 in Jacksonville.
“Fan Fest is something new to the Gator Bowl this year,” said Vice President for Institutional Advancement Chris Martin. /2004_Releases/gator_bowl_fancenter.htm   (825 words)

 **Cheap Gator Bowl Tickets, Tickets to the Gator Bowl
Cheap Tickets to the Gator Bowl are available for sale online 24 hours a day though secure servers.
The Gator Bowl has also featured many of America's best coaches including Bobby Bowden, Steve Spurrier, and Vince Dooley.
Tickets for the NFL, NBA, NHL, Super Bowl, Gator Bowl, Rose Bowl, Concerts, Theatre and all major events. /ncaa/football/bowls/cheap-gator-bowl-tickets.htm   (538 words)

 Behind the Scenes with Tony Haynes: Amato and Pack in the Right Place at the Right Time :: Gator Bowl Showdown with Notre Dame will give NC State big-time exposure.
The glow you see over the southern horizon is a reflection off of the shiny teeth belonging to Gator Bowl Association President Rick Catlett, who now has the attractive match-up he had fanaticized about.
Gator Bowl Showdown with Notre Dame will give NC State big-time exposure.
Now comes the grand prize: A New Year's Day Bowl game against the biggest name in college football. /sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/120902aab.html   (668 words)

 ABC 7 News - FSU Runs Over West Va. In Gator Bowl
The Mountaineers are winless in five Gator Bowl appearances since a loss to the Seminoles in 1982.
Florida State snapped a two-game postseason losing streak and improved to 5-0-1 all-time in the Gator Bowl.
They were routed by Maryland in last year's event, and have dropped 10 of their last 11 bowl games overall. /news/stories/0105/197674.html   (754 words) - Football
Tech's two previous trips to the Gator Bowl resulted in blowouts to Tennessee and North Carolina by a combined score of 87-26.
Thanks to big plays from a Michael Vick-led offense and a strong defensive performance, Virginia Tech exorcised its Jacksonville demons and rang in the new year by stomping all over Clemson 41-20 in front of 68,741 fans at the 56th annual Gator Bowl.
The Hokies' 42-3 loss to the Tar Heels in 1998 marked the school's worst bowl loss and the worst loss under head coach Frank Beamer. /football/recaps/0112001aaa.stm   (1124 words)

 Gator Bowl Tickets - College Bowl Games
Gator Bowl tickets are available with several shipping options using FedEx and overnight delivery which you may select when buying tickets for the Gator and other bowl games.
If you are traveling, your Gator Bowl football tickets may be sent directly to your hotel with special authorization from buyer.
On January 2nd at 12:30 p.m., you could be one of the lucky few who get to see Toyota Gator Bowl action live and in person. /bowl_tickets/gator_bowl_tickets.html   (458 words)

 College Football Poll Bowl Games
Notre Dame is automatically eligible for all bowls in which the Big East has a commitment, as well as the BCS.
The Sugar Bowl will be played at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.
Every bowl has picked its teams for the 2005 postseason. /bowl_games.html   (184 words) Fan Center, Alumni Activities Set For Gator Bowl
After the Fan Center closes on the afternoon of Dec. 31, fans are encouraged to join the team, coaches, band, cheerleaders and mascot at the WVU Gator Bowl Big East Pep Rally at 1:30 p.m.
On game day morning, Jan. 1, from 9:30 a.m.-noon, WVU fans are invited to the Budweiser Tailgate Party, the official tailgate party of the Toyota Gator Bowl, at the Jacksonville Fairgrounds adjacent to Alltel Stadium.
Fans are also gobbling up bowl travel packages by air and coach, making the destination a "hot" one for the new year. /2/211737.html   (948 words) - 2002 College Bowls - Rivers, N.C. State pick apart Irish in Gator Bowl - Wednesday January 01, 2003 07:10 PM
The 17th-ranked Wolfpack finished off the best season in school history with a 28-6 victory in Wednesday's Gator Bowl behind Philip Rivers and an offense that made Notre Dame look bad for the second game in a row. - 2002 College Bowls - Rivers, N.C. State pick apart Irish in Gator Bowl - Wednesday January 01, 2003 07:10 PM Sports Illustrated Writers Online
Their last bowl victory was 24-21 against Texas A&M in the 1994 Cotton Bowl. /football/college/2002/bowls/news/2003/01/01/ncstate_notredame_ap   (918 words)

 'Black Hawk Down' hero urges Gator Bowl teams to trust Christ
Struecker also served as the Grand Marshall of the Gator Bowl Parade Dec. 31 and threw the coin toss at the start of the New Year's Day Gator Bowl.
Instead, real success is defined by a "life surrendered to Jesus Christ," said Struecker, a Southern Baptist chaplain and an Army Ranger in Jacksonville for a Gator Bowl luncheon Dec. 27 hosted by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
JACKSONVILLE (FBW)-Comparing a soldiers going to war as the military's Super Bowl, Jeff Struecker, an American war hero featured in the movie "Black Hawk Down," told football players the definition of success is not to be drafted by the National Football League. /299.article   (997 words)

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