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What network is broadcasting the Fiesta Bowl?

What network is broadcasting the Fiesta Bowl?


Date Network Color commentator(s)
January 1, 2019 ESPN Brian Griese
December 30, 2017 Greg McElroy
December 31, 2016 Kirk Herbstreit
January 1, 2016 Chris Spielman

Who are the announcers for the Fiesta Bowl today?

ESPN’s lead Saturday Night Football crew of Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit and Maria Taylor will be joined by Tom Rinaldi in New Orleans on ESPN, and Sean Kelley and Barrett Jones will team up for the ESPN Radio broadcast. On Saturday, Jan. 2, the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl starts the action as No.

Who won the Fiesta Bowl in 2015?

Ohio State
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Where does the Fiesta Bowl take place in Arizona?

From its beginning in 1971 through 2006, the game was hosted at the Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona. Since 2007, the game has been played at the State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona .

When did the Fiesta Bowl become a semifinal game?

Beginning with the 2014 season, Fiesta Bowl became a member of College Football Playoff, hosting a semifinal game every three years; all the teams playing in this bowl will be selected by the CFP Selection Committee in those years. The Fiesta Bowl has donated more than $12 million to charity.

When did the Fiesta Bowl become the Sunkist Bowl?

At the time NBC had the broadcast rights to the Fiesta, Rose, and Orange; the Fiesta was played first and had a late morning kickoff (11:30 a.m. MST ). It was the first bowl game to acquire a title sponsor when it became the “Sunkist Fiesta Bowl” starting with the 1986 game.

Why was the Fiesta Bowl moved to New Year’s Day?

The 1988 game returned to New Year’s Day, and the 1989 game kicked off three hours later (2:30 p.m. MST on NBC) and opposite the Rose Bowl, which had switched networks to ABC . Before the 1991 game, several major universities declined invitations due to the State of Arizona’s decision at that time not to adopt the Martin Luther King Holiday.