Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas Tickets
The Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas, formerly known as the Texas Bowl, is one of the biggest non-BCS Division I college football bowl games played in the United States today. This NCCA-sanctioned college football bowl has been a part of college football in the United States since 2006 when the bowl was first introduced. The Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas was introduced to replace the Houston Bowl; the former college football bowl game held in the state of Houston that ended in 2005. Since the city of Houston is such a large college football town, the city and the bowl commissioners felt as though Houston still needed a bowl of its own; starting the creation of the Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas.
This bowl game is held at the massive Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas and is known for bringing in some of the biggest crowds in division I football bowl games. The massive size of the stadium alone makes this bowl game a popular one, but so do the competitors featured in this game. Although several different conferences have had tie ins to this Houston-based bowl games. Today, the Big 12 and the Big Ten, often seen as rival conferences, are tied in to the Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas. Although the exact prize money differs annually as of 2012, each team who participates in the Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas will receive close to $2 million to be used for their school and for their football program.
The name The Texas Bowl came from a time when the bowl did not have a naming sponsor. As soon as fans began calling this bowl game the Texas Bowl; the name stuck and many fans still refer to the Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas as the “Texas Bowl,” as a type of nickname. No matter what fans call this game or what teams are facing off for the coveted titled of winning the Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas, there is no denying that this bowl game will bring in some of the fiercest competition in college football each and every years as thousands of fans at Reliant Stadium and millions from around the country tune in to see all of the college football action live.