ACCOUNT MANAGER  |  
Cotton Bowl RSS Feed

ARCHIVE

FIRST | PREV ( Page 46 of 51 ) NEXT | LAST

December 2003

THE 68th SBC COTTON BOWL CLASSIC IS A SELL OUT!

Tuesday, December 9th, 2003
DALLAS, Dec. 9, 2003 Ð Less than two days after Selection Sunday and the 68th SBC Cotton Bowl Classic, pitting Ole Miss against Oklahoma State on Friday, Jan. 2, is officially a sellout.
“We knew that Oklahoma State and Ole Miss would bring huge crowds, but tickets went even faster that we could have expected,” Fin Ewing, III, SBC Cotton Bowl Chairman, said. “The stadium will be a site to see with all the orange and red, and we’re thrilled to have the Cowboys and the Rebels coming to Dallas.

IT’S OFFICIAL: OKLAHOMA STATE’S COMING TO DALLAS TO

Sunday, December 7th, 2003
DALLAS, Dec. 7, 2003 Ð Fifty-nine years after Oklahoma State’s first-ever bowl appearance, the Cowboys are returning to where it all began Ð the SBC Cotton Bowl Classic.
OSU has accepted an invitation as the Big 12 representative to face Mississippi from the Southeastern Conference in the 2004 Classic on Friday, Jan. 2. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. CST.
Ole Miss, led by Heisman Trophy candidate Eli Manning, received its invitation last Wednesday. The Rebels, co-champions of the SEC West, will face Oklahoma State for the first time in school history.

LAWRY’S THE PRIME RIB AND THE SBC COTTON BOWL TEAM UP FOR

Friday, December 5th, 2003
Lawry’s The Prime Rib has been feeding America’s top collegiate football teams for nearly 50 years. On Thursday night, Lawry’s teamed up with the SBC Cotton Bowl Classic for a new “Beef Bowl” tradition.
The collegians gave away to first through sixth graders from Dallas and Richardson Independent School District as Lawry’s hosted the winners of this year’s SBC Cotton Bowl Art Contest at “Beef Bowl Too”.
A total of 18 young artists comprising three age categories (first and second grade, third and fourth grade, fifth and sixth grade) were awarded medals in recognition of their winning works of art.

ELI MANNING TO RECEIVE 2003 JOHNNY UNITAS GOLDEN ARM AWARD

Thursday, December 4th, 2003
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - University of Mississippi senior quarterback Eli Manning has been selected as the recipient of the 2003 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, presented annually to the nation's top senior collegiate quarterback by the Frank Camp Chapter of the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Educational Foundation.
Manning has completed 253 of 410 passes for 3,341 yards, 27 touchdowns and only nine interceptions. He holds 45 Ole Miss single-game, season, and career records, of which 27 were once held by his father, Archie Manning.

OLE MISS ACCEPTS INVITATION AS SEC REPRESENTATIVE IN 2004 SBC CO

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2003
DALLAS, Dec. 3, 2003 Ð Forty-two years after Ole Miss last appeared in the SBC Cotton Bowl, the Rebels will be descending on Dallas once more.
Mississippi has accepted an invitation as the Southeastern Conference representative in the 2004 Classic on Friday, Jan. 2. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. CST.
Fin Ewing, III, Chairman of the Cotton Bowl Athletic Association, extended the invitation Wednesday evening to Ole Miss athletic director Pete Boone and head coach David Cutcliffe.
“The SBC Cotton Bowl is thrilled to bring one of the nation’s most exciting football teams to Dallas to play in one of the most storied bowls in America,” Ewing said.

November 2003

FIELD SCOVELL SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES GRANT APPLICATION

Monday, November 17th, 2003
The Field Scovell Scholarship Foundation tomorrow will begin delivering applications to area high schools for eight individual $2,000 grants to be awarded next spring to North Texas high school graduates with leadership abilities, high personal character, demonstrated financial need and a connection to sports. Separately, the Foundation announced the commencement of its year-end giving campaign, which concludes with the Dec. 31 SBC Big Play Luncheon during SBC Cotton Bowl week.
The scholarships are made possible in part by a $100,000 contribution from the E.

July 2003

ALL-AMERICAN FOOTBALL FOUNDATION HONORS COTTON BOWL TRIO

Monday, July 28th, 2003
The Wyndham Anatole played host to some of college football's greatest on Friday night. The All-American Football Foundation honored such legends as Gene Stallings, Bob Lilly and Lee Roy Jordan. Included in this exclusive list of award winners were three men who have played a pivotal role in the success of the SBC Cotton Bowl Classic.
John T. Stuart, III and Jim Ball were honored for their outstanding service to college football. Stuart, Vice Chairman of Guaranty Bank, is a member of the SBC Cotton Bowl Board of Directors and serves on the Team Selection Committee.

May 2003

FIELD SCOVELL SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES SCHOLARSHIP RECIP

Tuesday, May 20th, 2003
The Field Scovell Scholarship Foundation today announced the recipients of eight $2,000 grants honoring the memory of “Mr. Cotton Bowl” -- Field Scovell.
Scovell scholarships are open to all north Texas high school graduates with strong leadership qualities, high personal character, demonstrated financial need and a connection to sports who continue their education in the State of Texas or at a Big 12 Conference or Southeastern Conference university Ð the two conferences associated with the SBC Cotton Bowl Classic.

April 2003

2003 INDUCTION DAY: SEVEN LEGENDS ADDED TO HALL OF FAME

Tuesday, April 29th, 2003
DALLAS Ð Seven individuals who helped shape the tradition of the SBC Cotton Bowl and college football history were inducted today into the SBC Cotton Bowl Hall of Fame.
SBC Communications, Inc., and the Cotton Bowl Athletic Association honored the “Class of 2003” on the steps of the historic Cotton Bowl Stadium in Fair Park. The inductees included former Dallas civic leader and former CBAA Chairman Robert B. Cullum, Mississippi quarterback Eagle Day, Georgia tailback Kent Lawrence, LSU head coach Charles McClendon, SMU halfback Kyle Rote, Notre Dame quarterback Joe Theismann, and Texas fullback Steve Worster.

2003 HALL OF FAME DAY FAST APPROACHES

Thursday, April 24th, 2003
The stage has been set. The decorations will be in place. The SBC Cotton Bowl Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is just a few days away.
Seven individuals who helped shape the tradition of the SBC Cotton Bowl and college football history will be honored at 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 29, at Cotton Bowl Plaza in Fair Park. The ceremony will be free and open to the public.
The inductees include former Dallas civic leader and former CBAA Team Selection Co-Chairman Robert B. Cullum, Mississippi quarterback Eagle Day, Georgia tailback Kent Lawrence, LSU head coach Charles McClendon, SMU halfback Kyle Rote, Notre Dame quarterback Joe Theismann, and Texas fullback Steve Worster.

March 2003

Three Former Cotton Bowl Players and Two Coaches Among College F

Monday, March 24th, 2003
The rich tradition surrounding the SBC Cotton Bowl Classic just got a bit richer after the College Football Hall of Fame unveiled its Class of 2003.
SMU great Jerry LeVias (1967 Cotton Bowl), Notre Dame legend Joe Theismann (1970, 1971), Pittsburgh star Jimbo Covert (1983 ), Tennessee and Florida coach Doug Dickey (1969), SMU and Iowa coach Hayden Fry (1967)are among the eleven players and two coaches headed for enshrinement in South Bend.
The 2003 College Football Hall of Fame class will be inducted at the 46th Annual Awards Dinner on Dec.

32 Years Later...SBC Cotton Bowl Hall of Fame Inductee, Steve Wo

Tuesday, March 11th, 2003
The theory behind the Sports Illustrated jinx didn't apply to Steve Worster when he appeared on the cover for December 14, 1970 issue. More than 32 years later, Sports Illustrated caught up with the Texas great in the March 3rd issue.
Worster is one of seven new members of the SBC Cotton Bowl Hall of Fame that will be inducted on April 29 on the steps of the Cotton Bowl. The ceremony is free and open to the public and begins at 11 a.m.
Woo Woo, as he was christened by the Longhorn faithful, led a powerful Texas wishbone offense that went on to win the national title in 1969 and '70.

February 2003

TEXAS BASKETBALL CROWD HONORS SBC COTTON BOWL CHAMPIONS|

Monday, February 17th, 2003
AUSTIN, Texas -- The Texas Longhorns football team was honored for another tremendous season and their 2003 SBC Cotton Bowl Classic victory against LSU in front of a packed Frank Erwin Center on ESPN's Big Monday.
It was a wonderful opportunity for our fans and team to celebrate the 2002 season one last time, head coach Mack Brown said. I appreciate Rick (Barnes) and the basketball team for letting us share the spotlight at one of their games in what has been a terrific season thus far. It was a really special moment for the guys.

January 2003

CLASS OF 2003 SELECTED FOR SBC COTTON BOWL HALL OF FAME

Friday, January 31st, 2003
Seven individuals who helped shape the tradition of the SBC Cotton Bowl and college football history will be inducted into the SBC Cotton Bowl Hall of Fame in April.
SBC Communications, Inc., and the Cotton Bowl Athletic Association announced the Class of 2003 on Tuesday during the SBC Big Play Luncheon at the Dallas Hyatt Regency. The inductees include former Dallas civic leader and former CBAA Team Selection Co-Chairman Robert B. Cullum, Mississippi quarterback Eagle Day, Georgia tailback Kent Lawrence, LSU head coach Charles McClendon, SMU halfback Kyle Rote, Notre Dame quarterback Joe Theismann, and Texas fullback Steve Worster.

APPLICATION DEADLINE APPROACHES FOR SCOVELL SCHOLARSHIPS

Friday, January 24th, 2003
The Field Scovell Scholarship Foundation today issued a final call for applications for eight $2,000 grants benefiting North Texas high school graduates with leadership abilities, high personal character, demonstrated financial need and a connection to sports.
Scholarship recipients must continue their higher education in the state of Texas or at a Big 12 Conference or Southeastern Conference university -- the two conferences associated with the SBC Cotton Bowl Classic.
Completed applications will be accepted through March 3, 2003.
FIRST | PREV ( Page 46 of 51 ) NEXT | LAST
CLOSE MENU -