Pac12 Big10
about us
about us


2014-2019 Conference Partners

Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl will be Pac-12 vs. Big Ten in 2014 -

Holiday Bowl and Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl tie-ins will help Big Ten keep it fresh - Joe Christensen,

Big Ten adds two California Bowls - Adam Rittenberg,

Pac-12 renews three bowl games - Kevin Gemmell,

College football: Big Ten, Pac-12 sign deal with two bowl games - Bill Rabinowitz, The Columbus Dispatch

Big Ten plans to make official two more California bowls in its rotation - Mike Griffith,

San Diego or SF in December? Count me in - Darnell Dickson, Lincoln Journal Star

Bay Area bowl secures Big Ten, Pac-12 series - Ron Kroichick, SF Gate

With Big Ten tie-ins, Penn State could eye trips to Fight Hunger Bowl and Pinstripe Bowl - Jeff Reinhart,

Pac-12 strngthens its bowl affiliations starting in 2014 - Anthony Gimino,

Big Ten Conference commits to 2 bowl games starting with 2014 season - Michael Pointer,

2012: Navy vs. ASU

Arizona St. routs Navy in S.F. bowl game

- John Crumpacker, SF Gate

Well, at least Sen. John McCain did his part for his alma mater. He tossed the coin that came up tails for Navy at midfield, when the score was still 0-0... aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl: Arizona State goes on scoring spree; routs Navy 

- Jeff Faraudo, Mercury News

Arizona State did more than rewrite the record books while scoring touchdowns on its first nine possessions of a 62-28 rout of Navy....

Navy team mission bigger than bowl game

- Ron Kroichick, SF Gate

Michael Tuimavave vividly recalls his low point as a Navy football player: his first exposure to "fourth quarters," rigorous early morning agility drills followed by a full day...

Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl feeds the poor

- John Crumpacker, SF Gate

Football teams from Navy and Arizona State arrive in San Francisco on Monday for a week of preparations prior to Saturday's Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl at AT&T Park.


Grieving Grice runs wild against Navy - John Crumpacker, SF Gate

Arizona State must stop Navy's wishbone - John Crumpacker, SF Gate

Pat Tillman an inspiration to Arizona State coach - Jeff Faraudo, Mercury News

Navy, ASU contrast sharply on, off field - John Crumpacker, SF Gate

ASU, Navy prepare for S.F. bowl game - John Crumpacker, SF Gate

Arizona State running back Cameron Marshall stands tall by doing less - Jeff Faraudo, Mercury News

2011: Illinois vs. UCLA

Kraft Bowl: How Illinois narrowly avoided a bowl snub - Bob

S.F. bowl game boss make strides against hunger - Sam Whiting, SF Gate


2010: #13 Nevada vs. Boston College

Nevada ends its best season with win over BC - John Shea, SF Gate

Colin Kaepernick learned to run with the Wolf Pack - John Shea, SF Gate

Nevada a better fit than Boise for S.F. bowl game - John Shea, SF Gate

Pack Helps Serve San Francisco Community - Steve Puterski, Lahontan Valley News 

BC's Spaziani 'excited' for another shot at city's bowl game - Richard Paollnelli, Special To The Examiner

China Basin feels like home to Nevada - John Shea, SF Gate


"I tell people the NCAA needed a game in California, ESPN needed another bowl game and I needed a job."

--Gary Cavalli, article by Glenn Dickey - The Examiner 12/23/08  

ESPN and the Emerald Bowl "won the night" among all TV networks (broadcast or cable) by averaging 4,535,000 homes (as well as viewers; People 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54; and Men 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54) based on a 4.6 rating for the Emerald Bowl.


"You know what? I kind of like the Emerald Bowl. You know why? When else do you get to see Miami or Florida State play a West Coast team like UCLA or Cal? We should do this more often."

 --Stewart Mandel, Bowl Preview - 12/8/08









Executive Director Gary Cavalli discussing the Bowl and our conference line up for 2014-2019 with Ivan Maisel 

Gary Cavalli on Murph & Mac discussing the new deals