Nov. 5, 2010

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - BBVA Compass bank till take over sponsorship of the Bowl, which features teams from the Southeastern and Big East conferences.

The game is owned and operated by ESPN and will be played Jan. 8 at Legion Field in Birmingham, Ala., bowl officials said Thursday. BBVA Compass bank is based in Birmingham.

Terms of the multiyear agreement were not disclosed.