Alamo Bowl Schedule
College football bowl season is the most exciting time on the sport's calendar, with matchups
of winning football programs on the slate almost every day. College football fans cheer their beloved team on every Saturday
from late August until December in the hopes that they are invited to take part in one of only a few college bowl games in
the playoff season. One bowl game that football fans always look forward to is the Alamo Bowl, which features teams from two
of the most exciting conferences in all of college football, the Big 12 and the Pac 12. 2013's matchup was one for the ages,
with the high flying, extra talented Oregon Ducks versus the Texas Longhorns, one of college football's most successful programs.
The Ducks did what the Ducks do and scored early and often against the Longhorns, who were playing their last game under legendary
Head Coach Mack Brown.
Looking forward to the upcoming Alamo Bowl, the contenders will once again be represented by
the same two conferences, with the second place team from the Pac 12 and the third place team from the Big 12 meeting at the
Alamodome in San Antonio on January 2,2015. These two conferences consistently boast some of college football's top talent
on their rosters and when they clash in this exciting postseason bowl in San Antonio, you know that you are in for something
special. It's one thing to watch a bowl game on TV, but another all together to be in the stands when your school fights to
take home the trophy in their season's final game. Bowl games are filled with traditions and rituals that are completely unique,
giving the team's fans much more than just the game itself. There are parades and pre-parties that thrill the fans and make
this one unforgettable sporting experience.
Alamo Bowl History
Since the first ever Alamo Bowl was played
in 1993, San Antonio's postseason bowl game has been providing thrills and chills every December and always topping the list
of must-watch bowl games. Though the sponsors seem to change every season, the product on the field is never in question,
with many thrilling finishes in the bowl's history. Created to bring a big time bowl game to Southern Texas, the Alamo Bowl
has not disappointed in a state known for its immense contributions to the sport of football. The very first Alamo Bowl was
played in 1993 between the California Golden Bears and the Iowa Hawkeyes, with Cal cruising to a 37-3 victory. In 2011, the
Alamo Bowl was a barn burner, with the#15 Baylor Bears defeating the Washington Huskies by a score of 67-56, a thrill for
Baylor in their home state. Over the years, many excellent programs have taken the field at the Alamodome, like the Michigan
Wolverines, Penn State Nittany Lions, Colorado Buffaloes, Oklahoma State Cowboys, Texas Tech Red Raiders and Michigan State
Spartans, bringing fans from all over the country to the Alamo City. In 2006, the Alamo Bowl featured the in state Texas Longhorns
and the Iowa Hawkeyes of the Big 10, which went on to become the highest rated college football game in ESPN history with
almost 9 million viewers. The Alamo Bowl is sure to feature another solid matchup this season as well, so get your tickets
and be a part of one of the most beloved of all the postseason bowl games.
Alamo Bowl Fan Experience
fans who make the trek to San Antonio to watch their team compete in the Alamo Bowl can't predict the outcome of the game,
one thing is guaranteed, the game is just a part of the true Alamo Bowl experience. San Antonio, Texas is a vibrant city that
welcomes millions of visitors every season to try the city's delicious cuisine, epic nightlife, jaunt on the famed Riverwalk
and step back in time with it's incredible history. Long before kickoff, fans are able to mix with their beloved student athletes
at many fun events, including the Team Day at Seaworld. One of the Alamo Bowl's most beloved pregame events is the Rudy's
BBQ Pep Rally, where all of the best that San Antonio has to offer meets the spirit of the competing schools. The pep rally
is a chance for the two schools to mingle with their fans, while the team's cheerleaders and bands get the fanbases fired
up for the upcoming game. Once it is game time, though, the teams are all business, working for one common goal. 65,000 fans
show up early to tailgate and enjoy all of the game's great traditions. If your team is lucky enough to play in the Alamo
Bowl, then a visit to San Antonio to root on your team is a no brainer. There are so many aspects of the bowl that you cannot
experience by watching the game on television, so get your tickets at StubHub and see what the Alamo Bowl is all about.
Alamo Bowl Fans
Every year, 65,000 fans come to San Antonio, Texas to cheer their team on to bowl season glory.
The city welcomes them with open arms, knowing that the it is truly the fans who make the game experience so great. In the
dead of winter, college football fans come to the warmer confines of South Texas, to don their school colors and cheer on
their beloved team. It takes true passion to travel to your team's bowl game, but the fans are always rewarded when the teams
give it their all on the field. Fans enjoy many wonderful events leading up to the game, but nothing compares to when the
team finally takes the field, ready to do battle for the right to be the Alamo Bowl Champions. Don't miss the chance to be
among the lucky fans to be in the stands at the legendary Alamodome in January to experience it all for yourself.
What team has made the most Alamo Bowl appearances?
The Iowa Hawkeyes lead the way with 4 Alamo Bowl
appearances in the history of the great game, including the very first Alamo Bowl.