Pinstripe Bowl Schedule
Two top college football teams will test their limits this winter when they hit the field
for the Pinstripe Bowl, one of the college football postseason bowl games. The Pinstripe Bowl is always an exciting affair
that features two squads ready to lay it all on the line in order to win their final game of the season. This year's game
will be played on December 27th at Yankee Stadium in New York, NY. That's right; this game will be played where the New York
Yankees of Major League Baseball play their home games. Being able to see a college football game in this venue is a real
treat, so you're going to want to make sure you're there for the 2014 Pinstripe Bowl.
Last season the Notre Dame Fighting
Irish were able to take down the Rutgers Scarlet Knights, a team that had won the Pinstripe Bowl in the past, to get their
first victory in this game. Offensive tackle Zack Martin was named the Most Valuable Player of the game, which is a real feat
for an offensive lineman. Martin was the first lineman to win the award; in fact, he was the first non-running back to take
home MVP honors in the history of the Pinstripe Bowl.
Pinstripe Bowl History
The very first Pinstripe
Bowl was held in 2010, and it is the first football game to be hosted at the new Yankee Stadium, although the old stadium
hosted many games in its long history. Featuring top teams from theBig Eastand the Big 12, the Pinstripe Bowl is always an
amazing celebration of college football, making for a great event loaded with intensity and excitement. The Syracuse Orange
were able to take home the victory in the first Pinstripe Bowl back in 2010, as they defeated the Kansas State Jayhawks in
a thriller by a score of 36-34. That was truly a great way to kick off the history postseason contest. The following year
Rutgers was able to take home the trophy when they took down Iowa State with a convincing 27-14 win. 2012 saw Syracuse return
to the Pinstripe Bowl and again get the victory, this time beating the West Virginia Mountaineers by a count of 38-14. In
2013 the Notre Dame Fighting Irish won the Pinstripe Bowl by defeating Rutgers by a score of 29-16. There have been many memorable
plays in the Pinstripe Bowl, and some great players were a part of those moments. The history of this game is really still
just getting rolling, and every year adds to it.
If you've never been to a college football
bowl game, then you've been sorely missing out on some exhilarating football action. Bowl games are the biggest games of the
year for the teams involved, and it's the culmination of a season of hard work, blood, sweat and tears for the players. Be
there to see these collegiate athletes laying it all out on the field in their hunt for a big victory for their school. When
two talented teams hit the gridiron for a great celebration of football like the Pinstripe Bowl, there is only one place to
be, and it definitely isn't sitting on your couch staring at the TV. Get out to the stands and be there for all of the biggest
moments, from great catches and big hits to electrifying runs and clutch kicks that will have you on pins and needles.
Pinstripe Bowl Trivia
Who was give the Most Valuable Player award at the first Pinstripe Bowl?
is running back Delone Carter, who helped Syracuse capture the first-ever win in this game. Carter would go on to play in
the National Football League, showing that he was one of the top running backs the Orange have ever had. He'll be forever
remembered as the first MVO of this college bowl game.
Pinstripe Bowl Fans
One of the most legendary baseball
stadiums in the world, Yankee Stadium, gets overtaken by NCAA football every year for the Pinstripe Bowl.Yankee Stadium is
one of the most recognizable structures in all of sports, taking up from the old Yankee Stadium that was nothing short of
legendary. NewYankee Stadiumspared no expense in the construction, and it features a capacity of over 50,000. This is a stadium
that you absolutely need to see first-hand to truly appreciate, making it always the perfect time to get out to the stands
so you can actually join in the heart-pounding excitement. College football fans jump at the chance to see a game at Yankee
Stadium, and there you'll find some of the most passionate sports aficionados in the country. College football brings out
the intensity of a crown, especially for a postseason contest like the Pinstripe Bowl. You can be there in a sea of fans to
see two top college teams battle it out, so don't miss out on the opportunity.