Toledo’s Wasean Tait rushed for 185 yards and four touchdowns in the 1995 Las Vegas Bowl, including the game winner to beat UNR in the first major college overtime game.
Katie Hnida became the first woman to play in a major-college game when she attempted an extra point in the 2002 Las Vegas Bowl for New Mexico.
Born in Alaska to Nigerian parents, Bishop Gorman’s Edufuan Ulofoshio makes the grade in Pac-12, receives scholarship during viral video presentation.
Las Vegas Bowl director John Saccenti disputes The Associated Press report regarding attendance, saying not all tickets were scanned at Sam Boyd Stadium gates.
Playing as if it wanted to be elsewhere, Boise State was beaten 38-7 in the Las Vegas Bowl by a Washington team being coached for the last time by a familiar face.
Washington defensive coordinator Jimmy Lake came up with an excellent plan for Saturday’s Las Vegas Bowl, his last game before becoming the Huskies’ head coach.
Chris Petersen went out a winner in his final game as Washington’s coach as the Huskies dominated Saturday in defeating No. 18 Boise State 38-7 in the Las Vegas Bowl.
Chris Petersen, who built Boise State and is finishing his final season at Washington, leaves behind a demanding job. The teams face each other Saturday in the Las Vegas Bowl.
Seven handicappers compete in a 20-game college football bowl contest. All picks are made against the spread. Frank Carulli won last year’s contest with a 15-5 record.
Boise State is excited to play in the Las Vegas Bowl on Saturday after their bowl game was canceled last season due to inclement weather.