Bowl News

Tampa Bay Bowl Association Reveals New Name & Logo

Tampa, FL -- Tampa Bay Bowl Association officials today release the new logo and name for the bowl game in Tampa known previously as the Outback Bowl. The "Tampa Bay Bowl" will continue the game's long tradition of playing in the New Year's Day lineup of college football bowl games.
March 25, 2022

Box Score - January 2, 2022

Game SummaryBox ScoreTeam1st2nd3rd4thTotal  Penn State Nittany Lions0100010  #21 Arkansas Razorbacks7017024Scoring SummaryFIRST QUARTERPENNARKTDRaheim Sanders rushed to the left for 3 yard touchdown (Cam Little made PAT)07SECOND QUARTERPENNARKTDSean Clifford passed to
January 1, 2022

Game Summary - January 2, 2022

Game SummaryBox ScoreTeam1st2nd3rd4thTotal  Penn State Nittany Lions0100010  #21 Arkansas Razorbacks7017024TAMPA, Fla. -- - Arkansas football is on the rise.KJ Jefferson picked up 104 of his 110 rushing yards in the second half and threw for 90 more to lead No. 22 Arkansas past
January 1, 2022

Razorback Down Nittany Lions 24-10 in Outback Bowl

By Joey JohnstonWhen Sam Pittman climbed to the midfield stage, for a brief moment in Saturday afternoon's postgame celebration, he wasn't just the University of Arkansas head coach. As he lifted the Outback Bowl trophy in triumph, Pittman was again the teenager who once worshipped the Razorbacks. He felt the
January 1, 2022

Arkansas Players Post-Game Quotes

RB Raheim SandersOn playing in his home state"It has felt good to be here. I've had my family out here and it just feels good, man. I feel like this right here is the game that set me up for next year. We're starting off a new year, we got
January 1, 2022

Penn State Players Post-Game Quotes

DE Smith VilbertOn his experience at the Outback Bowl and his first extended playing time"It felt good because all of these guys have faith in me. At practice and stuff like that, they can see how consistent I've been. And it felt good that Coach believes in me enough to
January 1, 2022

Sam Pittman Post-Game Quotes

Saturday, January 1, 2022Tampa, Florida, USARaymond James StadiumArkansas RazorbacksSam PittmanPress ConferenceArkansas 24, Penn State 10SAM PITTMAN: I appreciate being ahead of KJ. I didn't really do nothing. KJ did a lot. I appreciate you waiting on me here.Penn State, I do want to say this about Penn State: they had
January 1, 2022

James Franklin Post-Game Quotes

Saturday, January 1, 2022Tampa, Florida, USARaymond James StadiumPenn State Nittany LionsJames FranklinPress ConferenceArkansas 24, Penn State 10JAMES FRANKLIN: Like always, appreciate you guys coming down and covering Penn State football. Obviously the biggest factor to me in the game that stood out in the second half was the quarterback running
January 1, 2022

Outback Bowl Head Coaches Joint News Conference

Wednesday, December 29, 2021Tampa, Florida, USARaymond James StadiumSam PittmanJames FranklinPress ConferenceTHE MODERATOR: Thank you for being here today. I'd like to also acknowledge we have our chair of the bowl, Rita Lowman is here. Rita, thanks for being here.This is the 36th Outback Bowl. We're very proud, have a very
December 29, 2021

Bumper Pool Living Up to His Name

Bumper Pool Living Up to His NameBy Joey JohnstonThe leading tackler for Arkansas is senior linebacker Bumper Pool.To answer your question: Yes, that's his real name."When you say his name, you smile,'' Arkansas coach Sam Pittman said. "He's tough. He has the appropriate name. What can you say? He's Bumper
December 27, 2021

Ebiketie Making A Dfference For Nittany Lions

Ebiketie Making A Dfference For Nittany LionsBy Joey JohnstonLast New Year's Eve, the Penn State Nittany Lions were turning the page after a disappointing bowl-less season. It was hard to imagine that such a key performer, defensive end Arnold Ebiketie, was about to drop into their laps through the transfer
December 25, 2021

Jefferson Hopes to Continue Success in Outback Bowl

By JoeyJohnston When considering Arkansas sophomorequarterback KJ Jefferson, the numbers are stunning. He's 6-foot-3 and 245
December 21, 2021

Coach Sam Pittman is Living His Dream

By Joey JohnstonArkansas coach Sam Pittman has his dream job. With the Razorbacks (8-4) facing the Penn State Nittany Lions (7-5) in the Outback Bowl on New Year's Day at Raymond James Stadium, Pittman can barely contain his excitement."This is big-time,'' Pittman said.After all these years - most of it
December 15, 2021

Coach James Franklin Is Penn State

By Joey JohnstonAt Happy Valley, fall traditions have included:* More than 100,000 fans participating in the stunning White Out spectacles.hat deafening chant: "WE ARE PENN STATE!''* Nittany Lions coach James Franklin being linked to another job.Finally, the rumors about Franklin's future have been put to rest. After finishing his
December 13, 2021

Penn State & Arkansas to Square Off In Outback Bowl

PENN STATE AND ARKANSAS TO SQUARE OFF IN OUTBACK BOWLTampa, FL- The Outback Bowl will feature the Penn State Nittany Lions and the No. 21 ranked Arkansas Razorbacks on New Year's Day in Tampa, bowl officials announced today. It will be the first meeting in history for the two
December 5, 2021

Lowman to Chair 2022 Outback Bowl

Tampa, FL -- The Outback Bowl has announced that Rita Lowman, President of Pilot Bank, will continue for a second year in the post of Chair of the Board of Directors of the popular New Year's Day college bowl game located in Tampa. Lowman was first elected
June 2, 2021

2022 Outback Bowl to Kickoff at Noon on New Year's Day

Tampa, FL - Outback Bowlofficials confirmed today that their 2022 game, which hosts teams from the BigTen Conference and Southeastern Conference, will be played on Saturday, January1st at Raymond James Stadium. The game will kick off at 12:00 PM ET on ESPN2. It will continue its tradition as a
May 27, 2021