Miami Beach Bowl

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Miami Beach Bowl
Stadium Marlins Park
Location Miami, Florida
Operated 2014–present
Conference tie-ins American Athletic Conference, Conference USA, Mid-American Conference, Sun Belt Conference
2014 matchup
BYU vs. Memphis (Memphis 55–48)

The Miami Beach Bowl is a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) sanctioned Division I college football bowl game played on December 22, 2014 in Miami, Florida at Marlins Park.[1]

The Brigham Young Cougars played in the inaugural Miami Beach Bowl against the American Athletic Conference co-champion Memphis Tigers. The Miami Beach Bowl marked the Cougars first appearance in a Florida bowl in nearly 30 years, since the 1985 Citrus Bowl in Orlando, while the Tigers returned to Florida for its first bowl game since the 2008 St. Petersburg Bowl.

Game results[edit]

Date Winning team Losing team Notes
December 22, 2014 Memphis 55 BYU 48 Notes


Year MVP Team Position
2014 Paxton Lynch Memphis QB

Most appearances[edit]

Rank Team Appearances Record
1 Memphis 1 1–0
1 BYU 1 0–1

Wins by conference[edit]

Conference Wins Losses Pct.
The American 1 0 1.000
Independent 0 1 .000

Media coverage[edit]


Date Network Play-by-play announcers Color commentators Sideline reporters
2014 ESPN Dave Flemming Danny Kanell Allison Williams


Date Network Play-by-play announcers Color commentators Sideline reporters
2014 x-BYU Radio


Greg Wrubell

Dave Woloshin

Marc Lyons

Jarvis Greer

Nate Meikle

Matt Dillon

x- The Miami Beach Bowl didn't provide a national radio carrier for the 2014 season. As a result both local schools broadcasts were made available through the regular platforms. The only nationwide broadcast available was the Cougar IMG Sports Network simulcast on BYU Radio- nationwide on Sirius XM 143, Dish Network 980, and


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