INDIANAPOLIS -- The NCAA has approved the same 32 bowl games
for the 2007 football season as last year.
The NCAA Postseason Football Licensing Subcommittee, meeting in
San Francisco this week, reviewed all 32 applications and renewed
the licenses for all of them.
"It shows the good work and management that these bowl
organizers have done to create a positive experience for the
student-athletes," acting subcommittee chairman Jeff Hathaway said
The 32 bowls are: Alamo, Allstate Sugar, AT&T Cotton, AutoZone
Liberty, BCS National Championship, Bell Helicopter Armed Forces,
Brut Sun, Capital One, Champs Sports, Chick-fil-A, Emerald, Fed Ex
Orange, Gator, Gaylord Hotels Music City, GMAC, Humanitarian,
Insight, International, Meineke Car Care, Motor City, New Mexico,
Outback, Pacific Life Holiday, Papajohns.com, PetroSun
Independence, Pioneer Pure Vision Las Vegas, R+L Carriers New
Orleans, Rose, San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia, Sheraton
Hawaii, Texas and Tostitos Fiesta.
The subcommittee also said about 1.6 million fans attended last
season's bowl games and about $217.6 million in bowl revenue was
distributed to the participating teams and conferences.