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2021 TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFE FRISCO BOWL TO BE PLAYED DECEMBER 21 ON ESPN

Frisco, TX (May 27, 2021) — The 2021 college bowl season returns to Frisco, Texas, as the Tropical Smoothie Cafe Frisco Bowl will be played on Tuesday, December 21, at 6:30 p.m. CT/7:30 p.m. ET at Toyota Stadium. ESPN will air the game for the fourth year.  The 2021 edition of the bowl game will […]

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Tropical Smoothie Cafe Frisco Bowl Canceled; UTSA to Play in SERVPRO First Responder Bowl

Due to COVID-19 protocols now in effect within the Southern Methodist University (SMU) football program, the 2020 Tropical Smoothie Cafe Frisco Bowl has been canceled. “While we are disappointed in having to cancel the game, our top priority is the health and safety of all parties involved,” said Clint Overby, vice president of ESPN Events. […]

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SMU and UTSA Selected to Play in 2020 Tropical Smoothie Cafe Frisco Bowl 

FRISCO, TX — SMU (7-3), representing the American Athletic Conference, and UTSA (7-4), representing Conference USA, will meet in the 2020 Tropical Smoothie Cafe Frisco Bowl.  The bowl game will be played Saturday, Dec. 19, at 3:30 p.m. CT at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas. The game will air on ESPN2.   “We are excited to have two outstanding teams participate in the 2020 Tropical Smoothie Cafe Frisco Bowl, the SMU Mustangs and the UTSA Roadrunners” said Sean Johnson, Tropical Smoothie Cafe Frisco Bowl Executive Director. […]

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SMU Set to Play in 2020 Tropical Smoothie Cafe Frisco Bowl

FRISCO, TX  — SMU from the American Athletic Conference, has accepted an invitation to play in the fourth annual Tropical Smoothie Cafe Frisco Bowl. The bowl game will be played Saturday, Dec. 19, at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas and air on ESPN2. “We are excited to extend an invitation to SMU to play in […]

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2020 TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFE FRISCO BOWL TO BE PLAYED ON DECEMBER 19 on ESPN

(FRISCO, TX) — The 2020 college bowl season returns to Frisco, Texas, as the 2020 Tropical Smoothie Cafe Frisco Bowl will air Saturday, December 19 at 6:00PM CT/7:00PM ET on ESPN, live from Toyota Stadium. The 2019 Tropical Smoothie Cafe Frisco Bowl featured Kent State beating Utah State 51-41. Tickets to the 2020 Tropical Smoothie […]

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2020-21 BOWL SEASON SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

DALLAS (October 30, 2020) — Bowl Season today announced the complete 2020-21 college football bowl schedule, which includes 37 games, beginning December 19. All games will be televised on ESPN channels, with the exception of two bowls to be seen on CBS channels. Bowl matchups will be revealed following the regular season and conference championship […]

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‘BOWL SEASON’ ANNOUNCED AS NEW NAME OF COLLEGE FOOTBALL’S POSTSEASON

Logo and visual identity developed for the annual “Celebration of College Football” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | OCTOBER 23, 2020                                                       CONTACT | Tony Fay PR, Tony Fay, 972.273.0794, tony@tonyfaypr.com DALLAS, TEXAS (October 23, 2020) — The Football Bowl Association is getting a new name and brand: Bowl Season. The debut of the name change, logo […]

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ESPN Events and FC Dallas Extend Agreement for Frisco Bowl

June 29, 2020 Frisco Bowl is One of 17 Owned and Operated ESPN Events Bowl Games Frisco, TX – ESPN Events and FC Dallas have extended their bowl agreement through 2025. The Frisco Bowl, owned and operated by ESPN Events, has been played in Texas since December 2017. The extension will bring six bowl games […]

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FRISCO BOWL ALUMNI HEAD TO THE PROS (2020)

A total of 24 players that have participated in the Frisco Bowl were either drafted or signed free agent contracts in 2020 with the National Football League or Canadian Football League teams.  This certainly speaks to the quality of players that have appeared in the bowl game, as this is just a one-year look at […]

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Jordan Love Drafted in 1st Round to Green Bay Packers

Tropical Smoothie Cafe Frisco Bowl congratulates Jordan Love from Utah State University on his first round selection in the 2020 NFL Draft.  Jordan was selected with the #26 overall pick by the Green Bay Packers and becomes the highest selection in Frisco Bowl history.

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