The Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl, played at Tropicana Field, became the second annual bowl for the Tampa/St. Petersburg, Fla., area in 2008. The Outback Bowl is the other, played at Raymond James Stadium.
Since it's inception, the game traditonally had been played during the week before Christmas, In 2013, the bowl moved to Christmas Week. It will be played Dec. 23.
• In 2010, Louisville came back from 21-7 down to defeat Southern Miss 31-28, the sixth consecutive victory for the Cardinals against the Golden Eagles. Jeremy Wright of Louisville was named the game's MVP after his 94-yard kickoff return tied the game at 28.