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  USATODAY.com
NEW ORELANS (AP) -- Howard Schnellenberger's reaction to having a bucket of icy sports drink dumped on him showed precisely why Florida Atlantic chose him to build their fledgling football program.
Rusty Smith threw for 336 yards and a New Orleans Bowl record five touchdowns to lead Florida Atlantic to a 44-27 victory over Memphis on Friday night.
It was the first bowl game for FAU, which has had a football team for only seven seasons at its Boca Raton, Fla., campus and didn't join the NCAA's Bowl Subdivision (formerly Division I-A) until 2005.
www.usatoday.com /sports/college/football/bowls/neworleans.htm   (743 words)

  
  Sports Venue Technology - 2002 Super Bowl in New Orleans
One of New Orleans' major strengths is the proximity of hotels and venues in the downtown area.
The Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation has done this since 1988, and it is one reason why the city's third Super Bowl in 12 years and its ninth since 1970 was chosen for 2002.
In New Orleans, the Sports Foundation's staff of 22 worked on the 2002 Super Bowl since the city won the NFL bid in 1997, along with their perennial work promoting and coordinating other sporting events in the region.
www.sportsvenue-technology.com /projects/superbowl   (1204 words)

  
 New Orleans Bowl 2006 - College Bowl Betting Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The New Orleans Bowl is a post-season college football game certified by the NCAA that has been played annually in New Orleans since 2001.
The 5th annual New Orleans Bowl was played at Cajun Field on the campus of the University of Louisiana Lafayette, due to damages suffered by the Louisiana Superdome by Hurricane Katrina.
The New Orleans Bowl was originally envisioned as a NCAA football matchup between the Sun Belt champions versus an at-large opponent.
www.bodog.com /sportsbook/guide/new-orleans-bowl-betting.jsp   (723 words)

  
 Left Field Bluffs: New Orleans Bowl: Not the Sugar Bowl, the New Orleans Bowl
New Orleans Bowl: Not the Sugar Bowl, the New Orleans Bowl
Believe it or not, Memphis has been kind of a staple among the lowest tier of bowls, and this'll be their second trip back to the New Orleans Bowl.
New Orleans Bowl: Not the Sugar Bowl, the New Orle...
leftfieldbluff.blogspot.com /2007/12/new-orleans-bowl-not-sugar-bowl-new.html   (1010 words)

  
 deseretnews.com | New Orleans Bowl may move nearby
With the Superdome awaiting massive repairs and New Orleans projected to be cleaning up from Hurricane Katrina for months, the December bowl game may move to Lafayette, La., said Billy Ferrante, executive director of the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation.
What happens to the bowl beyond this year depends on the restoration of the Superdome, which is expected to take at least a year, if it's done at all.
New York Jets quarterback Chad Pennington and receiver Wayne Chrebet will join Hall of Famers and other former NFL players answering phones and taking pledges as part of a telethon put on by ABC, ESPN and the NFL on Monday, Sept. 19 from ABCs Times Square studio in New York.
deseretnews.com /dn/view/0,1249,605155052,00.html   (547 words)

  
 New Orleans Bowl Tickets - New Orleans Bowl College Bowl Games Tickets
The previous season of the outstanding sports event, New Orleans Bowl, was held on the 22nd of December, 2006 in the Superdome or much known as the Louisiana Superdome.
The 2006 New Orleans Bowl victory was acquired by the Tory University’s team, Troy Trojans, with an overall score of 41-17, defeating the Rice University’s Rice Owls.
The New Orleans Bowl is a major 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.
www.barrystickets.com /college-bowl-games/new-orleans-bowl-tickets.php   (1686 words)

  
 New Orleans Bowl: North Texas vs. Colorado State
The New Orleans Bowl shaped up to be pretty much what we all expected, especially from the 5-6 North Texas.
North Texas waited 42 years to get back to a bowl, but it took Colorado State less than eight minutes to make it a long night for the Mean Green in the New Orleans Bowl on Dec. 18.
North Texas came into the New Orleans Bowl with a losing record, and Colorado State made sure the Mean Green left that way.
espn.go.com /ncf/bowls01/neworleans.html   (557 words)

  
 MRISports.com: 2005 New Orleans Bowl   (Site not responding. Last check: )
While their season didn't reach the high hopes that were originally in the minds of many throughout football, reaching a bowl game after the craziness of their season is certainly a win for this team.
Usually the New Orleans bowl is the practice run for all of the people involved with the Sugar Bowl.
As a result, the New Orleans Bowl will have a flavor all its own this year and the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles want to make it one to remember for them.
www.mrisports.com /archives/2005/12/2005_new_orlean.html   (921 words)

  
 SportingNews.com - College Football - New Orleans Bowl loses leadoff slot
NEW ORLEANS -- The New Orleans Bowl lost its leadoff spot in the college football calendar.
"It was nice being the first bowl, but it's more important to grow the event in New Orleans," said bowl executive director Billy Ferrante, who worked out the new date with ESPN, which will televise the game.
The New Orleans Bowl was played on the second Tuesday in December in 2002, 2003 and 2004.
www.sportingnews.com /yourturn/viewtopic.php?t=81977   (286 words)

  
 New Orleans Bowl
But for bettors who put stock in schedule strength during bowl season (and reading the forums, there are a lot of you out there), betting FAU to win the New Orleans Bowl is shaping up as one of the easier bowl season plays.
Schnellenberger, who is 4-0 SU and ATS all-time in bowl games, is back in the postseason for the first time in 13 years, and his fingerprints can be seen all over the Owls’ offense, which averaged 36 points a game in the second half of the season.
A bowl victory would mean a lot to a Memphis team that lost four of its first six games and was reeling from the early season shooting death of junior defensive lineman Taylor Bradford.
www.thespread.com /forum/index.php?topic=55201.0   (6821 words)

  
 Cincinnati only lukewarm on New Orleans Bowl trip - centralohio.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
NEW ORLEANS -- Cincinnati coach Rick Minter is happy that his Bearcats will be playing North Texas in the New Orleans Bowl next week.
Minter said that aside from the prestige of the Liberty Bowl, his principal problem with being in the New Orleans Bowl is the Dec. 17 date.
Because the Bearcats played on the road last Friday and arrive in New Orleans this Friday, two weekends when recruits would normally be on campus were wiped out.
www.centralohio.com /ohiostate/stories/20021211/football/553912.html   (386 words)

  
 New Orleans Bowl 2006 - College Bowl Betting Guide
Because of the damage caused by Hurricane Katrina, last year's New Orleans Bowl was forced to relocate to Cajun Field in Lafayette, La. And it was the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles defending their New Orleans Bowl title, handling Arkansas State 31-19.
The 5th annual New Orleans Bowl was played at Cajun Field on the campus of the University of Louisiana Lafayette, due to damages suffered by the Louisiana Superdome by Hurricane Katrina.
The New Orleans Bowl was originally envisioned as a NCAA football matchup between the Sun Belt champions versus an at-large opponent.
sports.bodoglife.com /guide/new-orleans-bowl-betting.jsp   (680 words)

  
 New Orleans bowl gets new date, still needing sponsor : Fanblogs College Football Blog
Instead the bowl, which lost its title sponsor after moving the game to Lafayette last season, will be played on Friday, December 22nd.
The GMAC Bowl will now be the first bowl game of the year (December 20th).
New Orleans Bowl officials are also hopeful that the new dates will help the game find a new title sponsor.
www.fanblogs.com /bowl_games/006454.php   (305 words)

  
 Setbacks hurt, but bowl officials still confident
NEW ORLEANS -- Before the first New Orleans Bowl has even been played, organizers have had to deal with a string of disappointments.
The NCAA began considering a proposal that would require bowls to show a net revenue of at least $1 million above the direct funding by the conferences involved, something that would be almost impossible for the New Orleans Bowl to achieve.
North Texas earned the Sun Belt's berth in the bowl despite a 5-6 record, making the Mean Green the first team to play in a bowl with a losing record in 31 years.
espn.go.com /ncf/bowls01/s/neworleans_struggles.html   (509 words)

  
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Football fans tuning into this year's Super Bowl were treated to a unique new view of the action during playbacks.
New York was briefly considered as a possible emergency host last season, when it appeared that New Orleans might have trouble hosting the Super Bowl after it was delayed a week by the September 11 attacks.
And despite some stubborn opposition, many owners are warming to the prospect of a Super Bowl in the elements.
www.lycos.com /info/super-bowl--new-orleans.html   (357 words)

  
 New Orleans Bowl Tickets, New Orleans Bowl Game Tickets at StubHub!
New Orleans Bowl tickets are a chance to partake in a true celebration, and these college bowl tickets offer so much more than an opportunity to see great football.
New Orleans is a city that's crazed for sports tickets, and there are many nearby powerhouses that create a huge demand for college football tickets, but this game will allow travelers to use their college bowl tickets to a high-level game and then enjoy all that the Big Easy has to offer anyone.
The New Orleans Bowl entered the sports tickets market in 2001, and the game has traditionally been played at the Louisiana Superdome, which has also played host to the New Orleans Saints of the NFL and several Super Bowls.
www.stubhub.com /new-orleans-bowl-tickets   (376 words)

  
 New Orleans Bowl preview - SportsCrew Forums
New Orleans will return as a site for college football`s postseason when the Troy Trojans (7-5) face the Rice Owls (7-5) in the Superdome for the RandL Carriers New Orleans Bowl.
This isn't a marquee bowl, but it is a matchup of teams who are excited about being in a bowl.
Bowl history is so strong against early favorites that you just have to be careful laying points every time you see statistical or strength of schedule edges.
www.sportscrew.com /vb/showthread.php?p=206662#post206662   (3258 words)

  
 David Gladow - New Orleans Sports: New Orleans Bowl
Bowl season kicked off the other night (actually, last night, but let's not get too picky) in pretty impressive fashion, with Utah hanging on for a wild 35-32 win over Navy in the Poinsettia Bowl.
The action begins tonight with the New Orleans Bowl, pitting the Florida Atlantic Owls against the Memphis Tigers, and yours truly will be disecting the game for your reading pleasure...
That means the Owls (led by legendary head coach Howard Schnellenberger) have earned an automatic berth to this year's New Orleans Bowl -- where they'll face the Memphis Tigers, who accepted an invitation to the bowl a week earlier.
blog.nola.com /gladow/new_orleans_bowl   (693 words)

  
 New Orleans Bowl Tickets - New Orleans Bowl Tickets at Superdome in New Orleans
Originally the bowl was intended to be a showcase of the champions of the Sun Belt Conference versus an at-large opponent.
The Louisiana Superdome in downtown New Orleans is the largest fixed dome structure in the world, and has a capacity of nearly 70,000.
If your New Orleans Bowl tickets have not been distributed by the venue, the tickets will be shipped as soon as they are available.
www.ticketcity.com /New-Orleans-Bowl-Tickets.html   (530 words)

  
 New Orleans Bowl Tickets - Louisiana Superdome - New Orleans, LA
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www.empiretickets.com /sports/ncaafootball/bowls/new_orleans_bowl_tickets.asp   (705 words)

  
 December 6, 2002 UNT Inhouse publication: Mean Green returning to New Orleans Bowl Dec. 17
Trekking to New Orleans to watch the Mean Green compete in the New Orleans Bowl is fast becoming a tradition for UNT fans.
UNT will make its second trip in two years as Sun Belt Conference champions to the bowl on Dec. 17 in the Louisiana Superdome, providing fans with an opportunity to take in the sights and sounds of the holiday season in the Crescent City.
For fans unable to make the trip to New Orleans, several local events are planned.
www.unt.edu /inhouse/december62002/neworleansbowl.htm   (446 words)

  
 Take One - FOX Sports Blogs
It all kicks off tonight with the New Orleans Bowl, which has relocated to Lafayette, La. after Hurricane Katrina caused significant damage to the Superdome, the previous site of the game.
There are so may bad matchups that only the most die-hard fan could tell you which team is playing in which bowl, if they actually had heard of the bowl in the first place.
Everyone knows that the number of postseason games in college football has proliferated because the schools want money and the smaller conferences want the exposure their big brothers are getting.
community.foxsports.com /blogs/sportstraveler/New_Orleans_Bowl/33595   (401 words)

  
 New Orleans Bowl - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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.
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 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.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/New_Orleans_Bowl   (377 words)

  
 JS Online: New Orleans Bowl
The Sun Belt player of the year threw four touchdown passes and ran for another score to lead Troy to its first bowl victory, 41-17 over Rice on Friday night in the New Orleans Bowl.
It was only the second bowl appearance for the Trojans (8-5), who moved up to Division I-A in 2002.
The New Orleans Bowl is sponsored by R+L Carriers.
www.jsonline.com /story/index.aspx?id=545450&format=print   (576 words)

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