Frisco Bowl is the name of a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) sanctioned Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) college football bowl game that had its inaugural game played on December 20, 2017.
History [ edit ]
On April 21, 2017, it was announced that the
Miami Beach Bowl – which had been owned and operated by the American Athletic Conference ("The American") – had been sold to ESPN Events and that it would relocate to Frisco, Texas, to be played in Toyota Stadium starting in the 2017 season. On November 8, 2017, it was announced that  Destination XL Group, a retailer specializing in big and tall menswear, had signed on as the inaugural title sponsor of the bowl. On December 3, 2017,  SMU and Louisiana Tech were announced as the teams for the inaugural playing of the bowl.
Picture of Toyota Stadium during the 2017 Frisco Bowl
Conference tie-ins [ edit ]
Initial planning had been to have teams from The American face a
Sun Belt opponent in 2017 and 2019, and face a MAC opponent in 2018. In 2017, the inaugural game featured a matchup between The American (SMU) and  Conference USA (Louisiana Tech). The Frisco Bowl currently has an affiliation with The American through the 2021 season, and a second team will be picked from an at large conference.
Game results [ edit ]
 J'Mar Smith
Most appearances [ edit ]
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Media coverage [ edit ]
Television [ edit ]
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