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NCAA.com | December 31, 2013

History: Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl

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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.

Memorable moment

• 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.

BEEF O'BRADY'S BOWL RESULTS
YEARWINNERSCORELOSERSCORE
2008South Florida41Memphis14
2009Rutgers45UCF24
2010Louisville31Southern Miss28
2011Marshall20FIU10
2012UCF38Ball State17
2013East Carolina37Ohio20

 

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