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View Poll Results: Which is a better bowl for your school to be in: Gator Bowl or Holiday Bowl?
Gator Bowl 4 33.33%
Holiday Bowl 4 33.33%
They are about the same 3 25.00%
Don't know 1 8.33%
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Old 11-27-2007   #1
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In terms of $, recruiting prowess, and rank of bowl precedence, which is a better bowl to play in: the Gator Bowl or Holiday Bowl?
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Default Re: Gator Bowl or Holiday Bowl

Hard to say, but I think it boils down to conference.

The Holiday Bowl is usually Pac-10 vs. Big XII whereas the Gator Bowl is ACC vs. Big XII or Big East.

Generally I could see the Holiday Bowl having a better match up of better teams than the Gator Bowl. That's not always the case. Personally, I would like to see a game of Texas vs. Virginia Tech in the Gator Bowl, instead of a Texas vs. California...but that's just personal preference.

If you're trying to recruit West Coast kids...you better hope a Holiday Bowl victory.

If you're trying to recruit East Coast kids...you hope for a Gator Bowl invite and win.

As far as $ goes towards schools/conferences, I'm not sure. I would guess Holiday Bowl buts that's all it would be, a guess.
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I'd give a slight edge to the Gator Bowl. Games on (or after) Jan 1 just have that added bit of prestige vs. the pre New-Year's games.
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the Gator Bowl.
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Seems to me the Gator Bowl lost its luster years ago. At one time it was relevant, but now.... not so much. So, with that said Holiday Bowl - hands down.
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I'd think the Gator Bowl has a larger National audience being on News Years day, thus collecting more money.


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Gator Bowl because that's where Texas Tech is going this year for their bowl game
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