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C-USA Expects Two New Bowl Games in Florida

Per Dieter Kurtenbach at The Sentinel:



Conference USA commissioner Britton Banowsky said Wednesday at his league's media day that two new South Florida bowl games — one at Marlins Park in Miami and the other at FAU Stadium in Boca Raton — are "probable."

Banowsky said that Conference USA has vetted FAU Stadium for a bowl game, calling the situation "perfect."


Conference USA expects two new bowl games in South Florida
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Rick said

Per Dieter Kurtenbach at The Sentinel:



Conference USA commissioner Britton Banowsky said Wednesday at his league's media day that two new South Florida bowl games — one at Marlins Park in Miami and the other at FAU Stadium in Boca Raton — are "probable."

Banowsky said that Conference USA has vetted FAU Stadium for a bowl game, calling the situation "perfect."


Conference USA expects two new bowl games in South Florida

I guess NCAA apoporoval is not needed now that the BigBoy Conferences AD's and Coaches  have made it clear THEY run Collegiate sports and NOT the University admins or schools themselves! The NCAA as it is may be dead or severely spintered and weakened VERY SOON!
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When I asked him what percent chance he felt this had happening.

Dieter Kurtenbach [email protected] 12m
@DaRitzMan 99%

Just crazy. I never in a million years would of thought that Boca could/would host a bowl game.

I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick @$$ and I'm out of bubble gum.

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I love this idea.  I have to assume that those of us with season tickets have first shot at our seats.

I love that picture of the stadium also.

GO OWLS!
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owlfamily said

When I asked him what percent chance he felt this had happening.

Dieter Kurtenbach [email protected] 12m
@DaRitzMan 99%

Just crazy.

That would be crazy. I have to wonder if we have the hotel capacity in Boca to house 30,000 visitors if it sold out!

To that end, if this bowl could get online and stay online, it would be a big incentive for completing the on-campus hotel/conference center project FAU recently mentioned to Boca's City Council.

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dusky256fc said

I love this idea.  I have to assume that those of us with season tickets have first shot at our seats.

I love that picture of the stadium also.

LOVE that stadium pic too, I have never seen it!
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Owl2Doc said

owlfamily said

When I asked him what percent chance he felt this had happening.

Dieter Kurtenbach [email protected] 12m
@DaRitzMan 99%

Just crazy.

That would be crazy. I have to wonder if we have the hotel capacity in Boca to house 30,000 visitors if it sold out!

To that end, if this bowl could get online and stay online, it would be a big incentive for completing the on-campus hotel/conference center project FAU recently mentioned to Boca's City Council.

VERY true, and a good thing,! Maybe a Bowl game can get tied to a stadium sponsor for the media exposure? AND maybe this will help get a the ball rolling on a new arena as well?
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I tell you what, the national TV coverage would certainly make the deal sweeter for any stadium sponsor, that's for sure.

As for hotels, I think we are covered…the cluster of them off Yamato and 95, the three on Military and Glades, the Boca Resort, there's a slew of inexpensive options on Federal between Glades and Spanish, and the team hotel on Glades and Tpike, that's like 12 right there just in Boca. Then Deerfield Beach, Delray, I think we're good.

Now that I think about it, how great of a location is FAU for a freaking bowl game??? Could you imagine being a Central Michigan fan getting to stay at the Delray Mariott for a week in December for a football game? Perfect weather, great food, bars, nightlife, and a gorgeous stadium to catch your game, and you're wearing shorts the entire time…this is a no brainer.
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"Probable" is a good word. Much better than "possible"

This could turn out to be a successful bowl. What alumnus wouldn't want to come to Boca Raton to see his alma mater play in a bowl game there?  It's a relativley safe city so bring the whole family. Visit the beach. Short drive to west palm, short drive to Miami. It's not in the desert and not in a huge city.

FAU - THE REAL SLEEPING GIANT
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It's paradise! I just bought The Motor City Bowl for seventeen dollars. The whole thing !
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