When did Penn State play in the Outback Bowl?

When did Penn State play in the Outback Bowl?

The 2011 Outback Bowl, a college football bowl game, matched the Florida Gators of the Southeastern Conference (SEC) against the Penn State Nittany Lions of the Big Ten. The 25th edition of the Outback Bowl, it was played at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.

What was the Outback Bowl called before?

the Hall of Fame Bowl
The Bowl is a New Year’s Day college football bowl game played in Tampa, Florida, matching teams from the SEC and Big Ten Conference. The bowl was formerly named the Hall of Fame Bowl from Dec. 1986 – Jan. 1995. Outback Steakhouse became the title/name sponsor in April 1995.

Where is the Outback Bowl 2021 played?

Raymond James Stadium
The No. 22 Arkansas Razorbacks and Penn State Nittany Lions will face off in Tampa.

How big is the Outback Bowl?

The Bowl is a college football game that is typically played on New Year’s Day featuring teams from the SEC and Big Ten Conference or ACC (if a Big Ten team goes to the Orange Bowl)….About the Bowl.

Date: January 1, 2022
Stadium Capacity: 65,657
Title Sponsor: Outback Steakhouse
Teams: SEC vs Big Ten

Has Arkansas ever played in the Outback Bowl?

TAMPA, Fla. — On Saturday, Arkansas knocked off Penn State in the Outback Bowl. It’s the program’s first bowl win since 2016. It’s the first time Arkansas has beaten a school from the Big Ten in a bowl game.

How many Outback bowls has Penn State played?

Bowl games

# Bowl Head coach
32 Outback Bowl Joe Paterno
33 Fiesta Bowl Joe Paterno
34 Florida Citrus Bowl Joe Paterno
35 Outback Bowl Joe Paterno

Why is it called the Gator Bowl?

The 1946 and 1947 games were played in Fairfield Stadium, which had a seating capacity of 7,600. The stadium was expanded to 16,000 seats in 1948, and the structure was renamed the Gator Bowl.

Who will play in the Outback Bowl in 2022?

The Arkansas football team recorded a bowl win for the first time since 2015 when they defeated Penn State 24-10 in the 2022 Outback Bowl in Tampa, Florida on Jan. 1.

Who has played in the most Outback bowls?

The Bowl, originally known as the Hall of Fame Bowl, has celebrated thirty-four years in Tampa. Over the years Tampa Bay area fans have seen some great match-ups….Year by Year Game Summaries.

January 1, 2022 Arkansas 24 Penn State 10
January 1, 2003 Michigan 38 Florida 30
January 1, 2002 South Carolina 31 Ohio State 28

How did the Outback Bowl get its name?

The event was originally called the Hall of Fame Bowl from 1986 to 1994 until being renamed in 1995 for its new title sponsor, Outback Steakhouse. It is organized by the Tampa Bay Bowl Association under Jim McVay, who has been the president and CEO since 1988.