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Bowl Explosion

A look at the proliferation of college bowl games, .......... from just one in 1901 to 35 in 2012 BOWL EXPLOSION ESPT PLAYROOK BOWLS O 1900 15 20 25 30 35 FIRST ROSE BOWL GAME Michigan beats Stanford ICONIC BOWL GAMES 1910 ROSE BOWL (1901) ORANGE BOWL (1934) SUGAR BOWL (1934) 1920 COTTON BOWL (1936) FIESTA BOWL (1971) 1930 FIRST BOWL GAME PLAYED IN HAWAII USC beats Hawaii (Poi Bowl) BCS GAME (2006) ROSE BOWL PLAYED IN DURHAM, N.C. Due to travel restrictions after Pearl Harbor (Oregon St beats Duke) 1940 FINAL BACARDI BOWL Played in Havana, Cuba Southern Miss beats Havana U 1950 1ST NATIONALLY TELEVISED COLLEGE FOOTBALL GAME ILlinois beats Stanford (Rose Bowl) THE GOTHAM BOWL COMES TO THE BIG APPLE 1960 Baylor beats Utah State 1ST COLOR NATIONALLY TELEVISED GAME Minnesota beats UCLA (Rose Bowl) 1970 HAYES PUNCHES BAUMAN IN GATOR BOWL Ohio State's coach Woody Hayes punches Clemson's Charlie Bauman and is fired the next day 1980 1990 1S BCS CHAMPIONSHIP Tennessee beats Florida State (Fiesta Bowl) 2000 1 U.S. COLLEGE FOOTBALL BOWL GAME IN CANADA Cinci. beats WMU (International Bowl) 2010 10 Note: Bowl games played in Jonuory are counted os part of the previous season. Thus, the first Rose Bowl wos played an Jan. 1, 1902, as the culmination of the 1901 seoson. 15 20 25 30 35 SD SPORTSDATA DRIVING INNOVATIONIN PORTR 1978

Bowl Explosion

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A look at the increase in NCAA football bowl games from 1 in 1901 to 35 today.




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