Gator Bowl or Holiday Bowl

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Which is a better bowl for your school to be in: Gator Bowl or Holiday Bowl?

  1. Gator Bowl

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  2. Holiday Bowl

    4 vote(s)
    33.3%
  3. They are about the same

    3 vote(s)
    25.0%
  4. Don't know

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    8.3%
  1. awtysst

    awtysst Draft Guru

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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?
     
  2. Ole Miss Texan

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    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.
     
  3. disaacks3

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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.
     
  4. threetoedpete

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  5. kastofsna

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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.
     
  8. HOU-TEX

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    I'd think the Gator Bowl has a larger National audience being on News Years day, thus collecting more money.


    Poinsettia rakes'em in too though. :splits:
     


  9. LORK 88

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

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