The Famous Idaho Potato Bowl is played each December at the Bronco Stadium in Boise, Idaho. Since 1997 the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl has treated millions of fans to some of the most exciting bowl games in college football. The game matches up one of the top teams from the Mountain West Conference with a peer from the Mid-American Conference. The Famous Idaho Potato Bowl is sponsored by Idaho Potato Commission, and has been sponsored in the past by MPC Computers, Roady’s Truck Stops and uDrove. Score with TicketCity - the place to go for Famous Idaho Potato Bowl tickets.
2016 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Preview
The Akron Zips and the Utah State Aggies will travel to Bronco Stadium in the 2015 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl. The Zips are playing in their 2nd ever bowl game, after finishing the season on a tear, winning their final 4 games. Akron has a fantastic defense, which has allowed only 21 points per game this season. The Zips will take on a streaky Utah State Aggies team, who relies on an opportunistic defense, which forces turnovers in key moments. Look for the 2015 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl to be a defensive struggle.
Check out our Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Preview History page for previews of previous Famous Idaho Potato Bowl games.
Famous Idaho Potato Bowl at Bronco Stadium Address: 1910 University Dr, Boise, Idaho, 83725
Known for its blue turf, Bronco Stadium is the home field for the Boise State Broncos. It’s a lively place to watch a game and one stadium that any football fan would love to take a game in at.
Sections 5 to 11 are on the visitor’s sideline, and go from Row A to Row V. Sections 20-26 are on the home team side. There are north and south end zone bleachers, as well as smaller sections behind the south end zone numbered 27-35.
Bronco Stadium is not a gigantic stadium, so even upper level seats give you very good views. The cheapest ticket in the stadium is likely in the south end zone of the upper level.
Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Event Guide
What are the best attractions to see when in Boise for the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl?
Outside of the iconic blue field at Boise Stadium, there is lots of stuff to do in the Capital city. The Boise River Greenbelt is a nice place to check out some trails if you’re into biking or hiking. The Old Idaho Penitentiary is a place we’d recommend, it was first opening in 1872 and is a historical landmark now.
Where are the best places to eat in Boise for the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl?
Goldy’s Breakfast Bistro is a good place to start for, you guessed it, breakfast. If you’re looking for dinner, look no further than Barbacoa, off Parkcenter Blvd… it’s a great Latin-American Steakhouse.
What are the best games in Famous Idaho Potato Bowl history?
The 2004 edition featured a Fresno State 37-34 overtime win over Virginia, while Idaho won its home state bowl over Bowling Green 42-43 in 2009.
Who are the most famous players to play in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl?
Current NFL star QBs Matt Ryan and Colin Kaepernick both won Idaho Potato Bowl MVPs. Other notables include Steelers RB Jonathan Dwyer and Woody Dantzler.
What teams have played in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl?
A number of college football's top programs have played in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, including Miami, Clemson, Georgia Tech, Boise State, Boston College, and Air Force. For a complete list of teams that have played in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, visit our Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Champions page.