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2006 Las Vegas Bowl

 

2006 Las Vegas Bowl

2006 Pioneer PureVision Las Vegas Bowl
1 2 3 4 Total
BYU 0 17 7 14 38
Oregon 0 0 0 8 8
Date December 21, 2006
Season 2006
Stadium Sam Boyd Stadium
Location Whitney, Nevada
MVP TE Jonny Harline, BYU
Attendance 44,615
Payout US$1,000,000 per team[1]
United States TV coverage
Network ESPN

The 2006 Las Vegas Bowl was an NCAA-sanctioned Division I post-season college football bowl game between the Oregon Ducks and the Brigham Young University Cougars. The Las Vegas Bowl gets its first choice of bowl-eligible teams from the Mountain West Conference (MWC) and the fourth/fifth choice (alternating every year) of bowl-eligible teams from the Pacific-10 Conference (Pac-10). This bowl game was played on December 22, 2006 at 5 p.m. PST at 40,000-seat Sam Boyd Stadium in Whitney, Nevada, USA where this bowl game has been played since 1992. It was broadcast on ESPN and ESPNHD. Since 2001, the game has featured a matchup of teams from the MWC and Pac-10.

Additional notes

  • This was the Cougars' first bowl victory since defeating Kansas State in the 1997 Cotton Bowl Classic.
  • Oregon wore their black-black home uniform with a unique logo-less helmet.

References

  1. ^ http://www.ncaafootball.com/index.php?s=&url_channel_id=32&url_article_id=4941&url_subchannel_id=&change_well_id=2
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