2014 Fiesta Bowl Preview:
Date: January 1, 2014 - 6:30 PM
Teams: BCS/Big 12 #1 vs. BCS At-Large
2013 Fiesta Bowl Recap:
In what many thought was going to be the National Championship Game the Oregon Ducks squared off with the Kansas State Wildcats. Though both teams harnessed Heisman candidates on the offensive side of the ball the Kansas State Wildcats could not keep up with one of the most explosive offenses in the NCAA. From the opening kick-off to the end of the game the Ducks flaunted their speed all over the field to beat the Wildcats 35-17.
FIESTA BOWL GAME EXPERIENCE:
Location: Glendale, Arizona
Venue: University of Phoenix Stadium
Notable MVPs: Troy Smith, Alex Smith, Tommie Frazier, Andrew Luck
Recent Fiesta Bowl Games:
The Fiesta Bowl is one of the five main bowl games that make up the BCS. The Fiesta Bowl is an annual bowl game that is played in Phoenix, Arizona. Over the years the Fiesta Bowl has been the home of some of the most exciting games in college football history. In 1986, Penn State knocked off the Miami Hurricanes and claimed the National Championship, in one of the memorable bowl matchups in history. Again in 2003 Miami got the short end of the stick at the Fiesta Bowl, when they lost the BCS National Championship game to Ohio State. And in 2006 the Fiesta Bowl hosted one of the wildest bowl games in history, when underdog Boise State used a variety of trick plays to knock off the Oklahoma Sooners.
The Fiesta Bowl is played at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. University of Phoenix Stadium is the home of the NFL's Arizona Cardinals. The Fiesta Bowl moved to the new stadium in 2007, after playing the previous Fiesta Bowl games at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe. University of Phoenix Stadium opened in 2006 and has a capacity of between 63K and 73K seats for a football game. The stadium is one of the most high tech stadiums in the World, and is famous for its retractable roof and field that moves in and out of the stadium.
The first Fiesta Bowl was played in 1971. And over the years the Fiesta Bowl has had a number of corporate sponsors, including; Sunkist, IBM and Tostitos. The Big 12 conference is aligned with the Fiesta Bowl, which means a Big 12 team is slated to play at the Fiesta Bowl if that team is not picked for the BCS Championship Game. Buy Fiesta Bowl Tickets today and experience the excitement of one of the top college football bowl games!
Fiesta Bowl Preview History