TAMPA, FL (Outback Bowl Press Release) - Outback Bowl officials have announced an agreement to extend the contract with the Big Ten Conference six additional years through the 2019 college football season. The agreement extends a 20-year relationship with the conference to play in
“After celebrating a 20th straight appearance in the city of Tampa last New Year’s Day, we are happy to announce that Big Ten teams will continue to take part in the Outback Bowl through the 2019 season,” Big Ten Commissioner James E. Delany said. “Since the Big Ten made its first appearance at the bowl in 1988, nine different conference schools have had the opportunity to take the field in
“We are proud and thrilled to extend our relationship with the Big Ten for six additional years,” noted Outback Bowl President/
The Outback Bowl has hosted a Big Ten team in its game the past 20 years and 24 times in its 27-year history.
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