The Action Network is predicting that UCLA will play Boise State in the LA Bowl.
History of Bowl Game: LA Bowl
Last Bowl Game: Fresno State 29 Washington State 6, Dec. 17, 2022
The LA Bowl is becoming more and more popular as a bowl game and hopes to grow in the years to come. The game is played in a state-of-the-art stadium in a major media market. Here are some interesting facts about the LA Bowl:
*The bowl is named after Jimmy Kimmel, a late-night talk show host who grew up in nearby Las Vegas.
*The LA Bowl is the first bowl game to be played at SoFi Stadium, the most expensive stadium ever built.
*The LA Bowl has a current contract with ABC that runs through the 2030 season.
*The LA Bowl has an average attendance of over 30,000 fans per game.
*The LA Bowl has generated over $50 million in economic impact for the city of Inglewood.
*The LA Bowl has contributed over $10 million to higher education through team payouts and local scholarships.
Athlon Sports, like College Football News, has predicted that UCLA will play against Oklahoma in the Valero Alamo Bowl. Why are two publicans picking the Bruins to play the Sooners in the Alamo Bowl? Both publicans have UCLA being a popular pick among bowls and the Alamo has the third pick according to Pac-12 bowl rules, the Alamo bowl will get the first pick of the remaining eligible teams after any conference teams were selected for the College Football Playoffs (Rose or Sugar Semifinals) and or the New Year’s Six Bowls: Cotton, Fiesta and Peach bowls.
The Sporting News similar to the 247 Sports preseason bowl predictions, has the Bruins playing Michigan State in the Las Vegas Bowl. This would be a match-up between two schools that will both be in the Big Ten conference in 2024.