2008 WAC Bowl Arrangements

Courtesy: WAC

New Mexico Bowl
The third annual New Mexico Bowl will be contested in Albuquerque, N.M., on Dec. 20 (ESPN). The Bowl will feature a WAC team against a team from the Mountain West Conference.  Last year, Nevada was shut out for the first time in 329 games, 23-0, in a contest against host New Mexico.

Previous Results
2007 New Mexico 23, *Nevada 0
2006 *San Jose State 20, New Mexico 12

Sheraton Hawaii Bowl
The seventh Sheraton Hawaii Bowl will be played in Honolulu, Hawaii, on Dec. 24 (ESPN). The Hawaii Bowl will select a WAC team and will match it against a Pac-10 opponent. Last year, Boise State came back from a 24-point deficit in the third quarter before giving up a field goal as time expired in a 41-38 loss to East Carolina.

Previous Results
2007 East Carolina 41, *Boise State 38
2006 *Hawaii 41, Arizona State 24
2005 *Nevada 49, Central Florida 48 (OT)
2004 *Hawai'i 59, UAB 40
2003 *Hawai'i 54, Houston 48 (3OT)
2002 Tulane 36, *Hawai'i 28

Roady's Humanitarian Bowl
The 12th Roady’s Humanitarian Bowl will be contested in Boise, Idaho, on Dec. 30 (ESPN2). The Bowl will select a WAC team and will match it against a team from the ACC. Last year, Fresno State defeated Georgia Tech, 40-28.  Clifton Smith rushed for 152 yards and two touchdowns while Tom Brandstater threw for a score and rushed for another in the victory.  Fresno State racked up 571 yards of total offense against a team ranked 11th in the nation in total defense entering the game.

Previous Results
2007 *Fresno State 40, Georgia Tech 28
2006 Miami (Fla.) 21, Nevada 20
2005 Boston College 27, *Boise State 21
2004 *Fresno State 37, Virginia 34 (OT)
2004 Georgia Tech 52, *Tulsa 10
2002 *Boise State 34, Iowa State 16
2001 Clemson 49, *Louisiana Tech 24
2000 Boise State 38, *UTEP 23
1999 Boise State 34, Louisville 31
1998 Idaho 42, Southern Mississippi 35
1997 Cincinnati 35, Utah State 19


San Diego County Credit Card Union Poinsettia Bowl

The fourth San Diego County Credit Card Union Poinsettia Bowl will take place on Dec, 23rd (ESPN) from San Diego, CA. Last year Utah was able to hold off a late rally from Navy to secure the bowl win. Joe Dale received Defensive MVP honors as he finished the game with a team-high 12 tackles to go along with his game-saving interception.


Previous Results

2007 Utah 35 - Navy 32

2006 TCU 37 NIU 7

2005 Navy 51 Colorado State 30


Sat., Dec. 20 Congressional Bowl Washington, D.C. Army/Navy/At-Large vs. ACC ESPN First year
Sat., Dec. 20 New Mexico Albuquerque, N.M. Mountain West vs. WAC ESPN New Mexico 23, Nevada 0
Sat., Dec. 20 St. Petersburg Bowl St. Petersburg, Fla. Big East vs. C-USA ESPN2 First year
Sat., Dec. 20 Pioneer Las Vegas Las Vegas, Nev. Mountain West vs. Pac-10 ESPN BYU 17, UCLA 16
Sun., Dec. 21 R&L Carriers New Orleans New Orleans, La. Sun Belt vs. C-USA ESPN Florida Atlantic 44, Memphis 27
Tues., Dec. 23 San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia San Diego, Calif. Mountain West vs. Pac-10 ESPN Utah 35, Navy 32
Wed., Dec. 24 Sheraton Hawaii Honolulu, Hawaii WAC vs. Pac-10 ESPN East Carolina 41, Boise State 38
Fri., Dec. 26 Motor City Detroit, Mich. Big Ten vs. MAC ESPN Purdue 51, Central Michigan 48
Sat., Dec. 27 Meineke Car Care Charlotte, N.C. ACC vs. Big East ESPN Wake Forest 24, Connecticut 10
Sat., Dec. 27 Champs Sports Orlando, Fla. ACC vs. Big Ten ESPN Boston College 24, Michigan State 21
Sat., Dec. 27 Emerald San Francisco, Calif. ACC vs. Pac-10 ESPN Oregon State 21, Maryland 14
Sun., Dec. 28 PetroSun Independence Shreveport, La. Big 12 vs. SEC ESPN Alabama 30, Colorado 24
Mon., Dec. 29 PapaJohn' Birmingham, Ala. Big East vs. SEC ESPN Cincinnati 31, Southern Miss 21
Mon., Dec. 29 Valero Alamo San Antonio, Texas Big Ten vs. Big 12 ESPN Penn State 24, Texas A&M 17
Tues., Dec. 30 Roady's Humanitarian Boise, Idaho ACC vs. WAC ESPN Fresno State 40, Georgia Tech 28
Tues., Dec. 30 Pacific Life Holiday San Diego, Calif. Big 12 vs. Pac-10 ESPN Texas 52, Arizona State 34
Tues., Dec. 30 Texas Houston, Texas Big 12 vs. C-USA NFL TCU 20, Houston 13
Wed., Dec. 31 Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Fort Worth, Texas Mountain West vs. C-USA ESPN California 42, Air Force 36
Wed., Dec. 31 Brut Sun El Paso, Texas Big 12/Big East/Notre Dame vs. Pac-10 CBS Oregon 56, South Florida 21
Wed., Dec. 31 Gaylord Hotels Music City Nashville, Tenn. ACC vs. SEC ESPN Kentucky 35, Florida State 28
Wed., Dec. 31 Insight Tempe, Ariz. Big Ten vs. Big 12 NFL Oklahoma State 49, Indiana 33
Wed., Dec. 31 Chick-fil-A Atlanta, Ga. ACC vs. SEC ESPN Auburn 23, Clemson 20 (OT)
Thurs., Jan. 1 Outback Tampa, Fla. Big Ten vs. SEC ESPN Tennessee 21, Wisconsin 17
Thurs., Jan. 1 Konica Minolta Gator Jacksonville, Fla. ACC vs. Big 12/Big East/Notre Dame CBS Texas Tech 31, Virginia 28
Thurs., Jan. 1 Capital One Orlando, Fla. Big Ten vs. SEC ABC Michigan 41, Florida 35
Thurs., Jan. 1 Rose presented by Citi Pasadena, Calif. *BCS vs. BCS ABC USC 49, Illinois 17
Thurs., Jan. 1 FedEx Orange Miami, Fla. *BCS vs. BCS FOX Kansas 24, Virginia Tech 21
Fri., Jan. 2 AT&T Cotton Dallas, Texas Big 12 vs. SEC FOX Missouri 38, Arkansas 7
Fri., Jan. 2 AutoZone Liberty Memphis, Tenn. C-USA vs. SEC ESPN Mississippi State 10, Central Florida 3
Fri., Jan. 2 Allstate Sugar New Orleans, La. *BCS vs. BCS FOX Georgia 41, Hawai'i 10
Sat., Jan. 3 International Toronto, Canada Big East vs. MAC ESPN2 Rutgers 52, Ball State 30
Mon., Jan. 5 Tostitos Fiesta Phoenix, Ariz. *BCS vs. BCS FOX West Virginia 48, Oklahoma 28
Tues., Jan. 6 GMAC Mobile, Ala. C-USA vs. MAC/WAC ESPN Tulsa 63, Bowling Green 7
Thurs., Jan. 8 FedEx BCS National Championship Miami, Fla. *BCS #1 vs. BCS #2 FOX LSU 38, Ohio State 24


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