BRONCO BREAKDOWN Bowl Season The Bronco's are have wrapped up the Western Athletic Conference finishing with an impressive 12-0 record, now what?
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