Gator Bowl hangs in balance as Texas A&M deals with COVID outbreak
Officials at the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl were holding their breath after being told that one of the teams set to play in the New Years' Day bowl game, Texas A&M, is dealing with a COVID outbreak and may not have enough players to compete in the game.
Former Georgia AD McGarity named new Gator Bowl Sports president
Former University of Georgia athletic director Greg McGarity will become the new president and CEO of Gator Bowl Sports this March. Former University of Georgia athletic director Greg McGarity will become the president and CEO of Gator Bowl Sports this March. McGarity, 66, will handle all aspects of the Gator Bowl Sports operations, including the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl, the JaxSports Council and the Gator Bowl Charities. The Gator Bowl just completed the first of a six-year affiliation with the ACC/SEC. Catlett spent 29 years as the front man for Gator Bowl Sports and served in various capacities with the JaxSports Council and Gator Bowl Charities.
Kentucky runs for 281, beats NC State 23-21 in chippy Gator Bowl
24 North Carolina State 23-21 on Saturday in a chippy TaxSlayer Gator Bowl. “John was definitely looking down on us; Coach Schlarman definitely inspired us all,” said Rose, who was named Kentucky's bowl game MVP. “Those are four really good run defenders against a really good rushing offense,” NC State coach Dave Doeren said. Kentucky: The Wildcats won their third bowl game in as many seasons for the second time in school history. UP NEXTNorth Carolina State: Opens the 2021 season at home against USF on Sept. 2.
A glance at Saturday’s Gator Bowl between NC State and Kentucky
24 North Carolina State (8-3) is a 2 ½-point underdog against Kentucky (4-6) in the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl, a number the Wolfpack consider a slight heading into Saturday's game in Jacksonville. Tickets for the Gator Bowl can be purchased here. So the Gator Bowl line makes little sense to anyone outside Vegas. “They can put us down all they want, but we know what we have in the locker room, and that’s it,” NC State quarterback Bailey Hockman said. FAMILY AFFAIRHockman has an uncle who played at Kentucky, and the Gator Bowl matchup has prompted some trash talk.
Your guide to the 2021 TaxSlayer Gator Bowl
The TaxSlayer Gator Bowl has also instituted mobile ticketing, cashless concessions and enhanced cleaning protocols to keep fans safe. RELATED: Countdown is on as new-look TaxSlayer Gator Bowl approachesStadium security & parkingFans attending the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl should download their mobile ticket to their Apple Wallet or Google Wallet to ensure expedited entry at the gates. The NFL clear bag policy will be in place for the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl. TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Play & WinTaxSlayer Gator Bowl Play and Win is a new way to enjoy the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl experience from the stands or at home. EventsTaxSlayer Gator Bowl New Year’s Eve RunKick off the game week with the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl New Year’s Eve Run to benefit Gator Bowl Charities.
Kentucky, NC State will play in TaxSlayer Gator Bowl
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The TaxSlayer Gator Bowl has its matchup. Kentucky will face North Carolina State in the annual bowl game on Jan. 2, 2021 noon at TIAA Bank Field. It marks the first time that the Gator Bowl will have hosted a team with a losing record. Kentucky has lost three of its last five gamesKentucky played in the Gator Bowl in 2016, losing to Georgia Tech (33-18). NC State played in the Gator in 2018, getting pummeled by Texas A&M, 52-13.
TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Ticket Giveaway
Official Contest Rules/TaxSlayer Gator BowlGeneral. By submitting an entry to this contest, brought to you by WJXT Channel 4 (“Station”) and TaxSlayer Gator Bowl (the “Sponsor”), the entrant acknowledges and agrees to all of these official contest rules (“Official Rules”). Failure to comply with these Official Rules or any contest specific rules may result in disqualification from the contest. The prize is four tickets to TaxSlayer Gator Bowl on January 2, 2020 at TIAA Bank Field. Failure to comply with the Official Rules of the contest may result in an entrant’s disqualification and/or forfeiture of any prize or prizes.
Dream Team's third signing class gets its 2019 mission
Twelve area residents were honored as part of the Dream Team on Tuesday, becoming ambassadors for the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl during the 2019 college football season. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Dream Team has been assembled and college football season awaits. It is the third Dream Team signing class. The kids got the signing day treatment, with tours of the Gator Bowl offices and TIAA Bank Field, as well as their own Dream Team jerseys. The signees will get to take part in a slew of game-day activities surrounding events in Jacksonville and leading up to the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl on Jan. 2, 2020.