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The leagues announced Tuesday night that the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans will be the site of the new Champions Bowl between the SEC and Big 12. Sources said one of the factors why the Sugar Bowl was selected was the SEC's long history in New Orleans. An SEC team played in the inaugural Sugar Bowl in 1935 and SEC teams have been a staple with the bowl game ever since. SEC commissioner Mike Slive told

"New Orleans and the Sugar Bowl are synonymous with postseason college football. For many years, fans have enjoyed the color and pageantry that New Orleans offers," Slive said. "The Mercedes-Benz Superdome has hosted many Super Bowls, Sugar Bowls and National Championship Games and having teams from the Big 12 and the SEC in a post-season college football game together only adds to this list. We look forward to competing against the Big 12 as a new championship tradition begins on New Year's Day."
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TorontoTigerFan - 37 months ago
I think this new Sugar Bowl will have SEC vs. Big12 champs when it is not a semi final game, which I assume it will be in rotation every couple of years.

When it is semi final game it would have 2 teams assigned to it, not necessarily SEC or Big12.

If SEC or Big12 team is committed elsewhere to Semi final game the Sugar Bowl would pick at-large teams similar to the way it does now when teams go to BCS title game

La Place Mike - 37 months ago
Wow, Playing the Big 12 Champ is like having a bye.
BaylorTiger - 37 months ago
How will the playoffs work? Is Jerry World not in contention for an arguably even bigger game...i.e. a playoff round game?
BurasTigah - 37 months ago
Yey, Texas sucks ass, no having to go to Jerryworld.
mtsu - 37 months ago
Does this mean that two of the top four teams in the new college football playoff will be 1 big 12 team and 1 SEC team, regardless of ranking?? Or is this a seperate game aside from the playoffs?
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