Casino del Sol College All-Star Game

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Casino Del Sol College All-Star Game (defunct)
Stadium Kino Stadium (2012–2013)
Sun Devil Stadium (2011)
Location Tucson, Arizona (2012–2013)
Tempe, Arizona (2011)
Operated 2011–2013
Sponsors
Casino Del Sol (2012–2013)
Former names
Eastham Energy College All-Star Game (2011)

The Casino del Sol College All-Star Game was a post-season college football all-star game that was established in 2011 as part of the post-BCS events; the game was discontinued after its third playing, in 2013.

The game was first played at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona, in January 2011, when it was sponsored by Eastham Energy. The game then relocated to Tucson, Arizona, and was played at Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium.[1] The game was sponsored by Casino Del Sol, a casino located in Tucson, for its final two years.

Game results[edit]

Date Winning team Losing team Winning team coach Losing team coach Notes
January 23, 2011 Stripes 40 Stars 34 Hal Mumme Joe Moglia [2]
January 16, 2012 Stripes 24 Stars 21 Pat Hill Houston Nutt [3]
January 11, 2013 West 40 East 7 Dick Tomey Houston Nutt [4]

Game MVPs[edit]

Year Game MVP Offensive Player Defensive Player
2011 Brandon Smith (WR, Arizona State) Loyce Means (CB, Houston)
2012 Matt Faulkner (QB, San Jose State) LaMark Brown (WR, Minnesota State - Mankato) Jeremy Lane (CB, Northwestern State)
2013 Drew Terrell (WR, Stanford)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gimino, Anthony (19 October 2011). "College football all-star game makes move to Tucson". Tucson Citizen. Retrieved 19 October 2011. 
  2. ^ 2011 Game Recap
  3. ^ 2012 Game Recap
  4. ^ 2013 Game Recap

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