2015 TaxSlayer Bowl
College football fans are ready to gear up for the 2015 TaxSlayer Bowl (formerly the Gator
Bowl), which promises to be one of the prominent postseason contests in the sport. This is just one of the most anticipated
college bowl games of the year for a reason, and it definitely isn't lacking in big-time excitement as well as interesting
surrounding activities that make this one even more than just a great football game. Of course, it doesn't hurt that the 2014
version was yet another incredible display of college football talent, as the 2014 game was a riveting matchup that ended
with the Nebraska Cornhuskers edging out the Georgia Bulldogs.
Everbank Field is also a top-notch venue that is the
home of the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League, providing the perfect backdrop for a big game that will
have fans pouring in for the opening kick-off. With the TaxSlayer Bowl continuing the great tradition of the Gator Bowl in
a very big way, this is one of those college football games that consistently ranks as one of the very best every single year,
as it's sure to be powerhouse versus powerhouse as two talented teams look to end their seasons on a high note.
Bowl Event Info
After years of being called the Gator Bowl, the currently named TaxSlayer Bowl continues to bring the
tradition of pitting superstar-heavy teams against one another to battle it out for all of the marbles. Bringing together
two of the top teams from the SEC and the Big 10, this is a game that is guaranteed to be loaded with pro-level stars on both
sides of the football, giving it a reputation of the type of bowl game where you can find many of the stars of both today
and tomorrow. Sure, you could follow the action from home or maybe even catch the highlights on your smart phone, but you're
way off if you think that there's ever going to be an app that will recreate the experience of being in the stands with tens
of thousands of your fellow fans.
College Football Experience
When your favorite team storms the gridiron
for an electrifying matchup against a rival, you'll understand the difference between seeing them on your fancy TV and seeing
them from the stands. Be there for all of the hard-hitting college football action, from highlight reel runs and eye-popping
catches to clutch throws that will have you jumping out of your seat in no time. With a game loaded with players that know
how to put on a show, you'll see first-hand why the college football has become the cream of the crop in American sports.
The TaxSlayer Bowl is one of the most anticipated games of the college football bowl season, and you'll see why that is if
you head out to watch the drama unfold first-hand.
TaxSlayer Bowl History
Operated ever since 1946, the
TaxSlayer Bowl has become an absolute staple of the local community around Jacksonville, Florida, a town that is routinely
considered one of the best in the country for college football. Throughout the years, the Gator Bowl has hosted many now-legendary
names in football, including all-time great like, Dan Marino, Earl Campbell, Archie Manning, Thurman Thomas, Peyton Manning
and many others. You're always absolutely guaranteed to see some electrifying football when the Gator Bowl gets underway,
making it always a good idea to snag a few NCAA football tickets so you can see the big game the way it was meant to be seen.
TaxSlayer Bowl Trivia
Did you know that NFL Hall of Famer Thurman Thomas was once the MVP of the Gator Bowl?
year was 1984 and running back Thurman Thomas was already having a great season, leading many to believe that he was a star
in the making. Thomas was only getting started, however, and he ended up leading the Oklahoma State Cowboys to a nail-biting
21-14 victory over South Carolina, bringing home the MVP and taking a step towards a career as a Hall of Fame running back
in the NFL.
TaxSlayer Bowl Fans
At EverBank Field, you'll get a glimpse of the action in a way that you
simply can't find sitting at home no matter how hard you try, as football isn't at its best until you're next to thousands
of your fellow fans. The TaxSlayer Bowl is known for being a top-tier football celebration that brings in fans from all over,
as Jacksonville ends up being the perfect weekend getaway with the Gator Bowl being the centerpiece. We all know there are
so many different ways to be entertained these days that it can make your head spin to look at the options, but being there
waving your favorite team gear is still the only way to really appreciate the excitement surrounding this sport. With some
of the most committed fan bases in the country convening at Jacksonville, it simply doesn't get any better than the TaxSlayer