Did all of the student-athletes arrive on time?
“Yes they did, Chris Simms sat on the runway in New York for two and half hours, which we were really concerned about him. We were concerned about some of the west-Texas kids but I think the snow was up more near Amarillo and it didn’t get down to Lubbock as much so all of our guys were able to get in. A couple of guys were a little bit late but everyone made our 10 o’clock meeting last night.
Earlier on Friday, Tiger seniors Solomon Lee, Chad Lewis, Jerel Myers and Jeremy Shealy all participated in graduation ceremonies on the LSU campus. Lee, a starter at fullback, earned his degree in information systems designs, while Myers, who ranks among the top 10 in school history in both receptions and receiving yards, graduated in kinesiology.
consecutive practice in full pads at Frank Denius Fields on Friday morning
as they begin to wind down their pre-bowl week preparations for the 67th
annual SBC Cotton Bowl Classic against the LSU Tigers (8-4, 5-3 SEC).
Following the two-hour workout, former Longhorns quarterback Major
Applewhite and recent National Football Foundation Hall of Fame inductee
Jerry Sisemore spoke to the team about the passion LSU will bring to the New Year's Day contest and the importance of finishing the 2002 season on a
Tigers in the 67th SBC Cotton Bowl Classic just three weeks away, the
ninth-ranked Texas Longhorns (10-2, 6-2 Big 12) have turned up the intensity
a notch. The Longhorns, who began their bowl week practice schedule two days
ago, had a spirited 90-minute, full-pads practice at Frank Denius Fields on
After working in shells on Tuesday, UT has donned full pads the last two
LSU was scheduled to practice again on Tuesday night followed by one practice on Wednesday. LSU will practice twice again on Thursday followed by single practices on Friday and Saturday. LSU will break camp following Saturday’s practice and will resume workouts after Christmas on Dec. 26 in Dallas.
LSU (8-4) and ninth-ranked Texas (10-2) meet for the first time in 40 years when the teams square off in the Cotton Bowl on New Year's Day.
Fin Ewing, III, Chairman of the Cotton Bowl Athletic Association, extended the invitation Sunday afternoon to LSU head coach Nick Saban and Texas head coach Mack Brown.
“The SBC Cotton Bowl is thrilled to bring two of the nation’s most prominent football programs to Dallas to play in one of the most storied bowls in America,” Ewing said.
LSU went on sale with approximately 7,700 tickets on Monday morning and by the end of business at 8 p.m. were sold out of available tickets to the January 1 bowl game against the University of Texas.
Dallas, here come the Tigers! This is an incredible show of support by LSU fans for a very deserving football team, Bertman said Monday evening.
The scholarships are made possible in part by a $100,000 contribution from the E.
The 1944 Classic was the most unique in Cotton Bowl history. It's the only time a military installation has played in the Classic, and it matched the nation's best aerial attack - Randolph Field - against the country's top defense - Texas.
Before enlisting in the armed forces, Dobbs was a legend at the University of Tulsa, where he led the Golden Hurricane to a 10-1 season in 1942 and a No.
Rote earned All-American honors in 1950 before being selected in the first round by the New York Giants in 1951. He finished his SMU career as the school’s all-time leading rusher with 2,049 yards.
The 1949 Classic matched SMU against an Oregon squad led by quarterback Norm Van Brocklin. Rote led the Mustangs with 93 yards rushing.
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.
After four seasons as head coach and general manager of the Green Bay Packers, Devine took over at Notre Dame in 1975, replacing Ara Parseghian. In just his third season as head coach, Devine led the Irish to a national title.
Going into the 1978 Cotton Bowl, Texas had a strong hold on the the No. 1 ranking with an unblemished record. When it came time to tender bowl invitations, fifth-ranked Notre Dame, without hesitation, turned down all others to come to Dallas with the avowed intention of beating the Longhorns and propelling themselves to yet another national championship.
Marino quarterbacked the Panthers from 1979-82, including a trip to the 1983 Cotton Bowl Classic. Pittsburgh fell to the SMU Mustangs 7-3.
Sisemore anchored the Longhorn offensive line from the 1970-72 seasons. He helped lead Texas to three Cotton Bowl trips from 1971-1973.
For $60, you can have a VIP seat in the historic Cotton Bowl Stadium on New Year's Day. After July 1, the price goes up to $75. Take advantage of this money saving offer and call the SBC Cotton Bowl Ticket Office today at 214-638-BOWL or at 1-888-792-BOWL.
The name Byron Raymond White will forever be associated with the SBC Cotton Bowl. A celebrated college and professional athlete, White was poetry in motion. So gifted, he was dubbed in the media as “Whizzer” White, a nickname he quickly grew to detest.
When questioned about the spelling of his pet name, White’s associates were instructed to reply “B-Y-R-O-N.