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1998-99 Bowl Games

Listed by bowls matching highest-ranked teams as of final regular season AP poll (released Dec. 6, 1998). Attendance figures indicate tickets sold.

Bowl WinnerRegular
Fiesta#1Tennessee12-0#2Florida St.11-123-16Jan. 480,470
Sugar#3Ohio St.10-1#8Texas A&M11-224-14Jan. 176,503
Alamo Purdue8-4#4Kansas St.11-137-34Dec. 2960,780
Holiday#5Arizona11-1#14Nebraska9-323-20Dec. 3065,354
Rose#9Wisconsin10-1#6UCLA10-138-31Jan. 193,872
Orange#7Florida9-2#18Syracuse8-331-10Jan. 267,919
Liberty#10Tulane11-0 BYU9-441-27Dec. 3152,192
Citrus#15Michigan9-3#11Arkansas9-245-31Jan. 163,584
Gator#12Georgia Tech9-2#17Notre Dame9-235-28Jan. 170,791
Peach#19Georgia8-3#13Virginia8-335-33Dec. 3172,876
Oahu#16Air Force11-1 Washington6-545-25Dec. 2546,451*
Cotton#20Texas8-3#25Mississippi St.8-438-11Jan. 172,611
Aloha Colorado7-4#21Oregon8-351-43Dec. 2546,451*
Outback#22Penn St.8-3 Kentucky7-426-14Jan. 166,005
Insight.com#23Missouri7-4 West Virginia8-334-31Dec. 2636,147
Micron PC#24Miami-FL8-3 N.C. State7-446-23Dec. 2944,387
Independence Mississippi6-5 Texas Tech7-435-18Dec. 3146,862
Sun TCU6-5 USC8-428-19Dec. 3146,612
Humanitarian Idaho8-3 Southern Miss.7-442-35Dec. 3019,664
Music City Virginia Tech8-3 Alabama7-438-7Dec. 2941,248
Motor City Marshall11-1  Louisville7-448-29Dec. 2332,206
Las Vegas North Carolina6-5 San Diego St.7-420-13Dec. 1921,429
*The Oahu and Aloha Bowls were held as a single-admission doubleheader.


Fiesta (Florida St. by 51/2); Sugar (Ohio St. by 121/2); Alamo (Kansas St. by 13); Holiday (Nebraska by 3); Rose (UCLA by 9); Orange (Florida by 7); Liberty (Tulane by 7); Citrus (Michigan by 3); Gator (Georgia Tech by 21/2); Peach (Virginia by 2); Oahu (Air Force by 31/2); Cotton (Texas by 61/2); Aloha (Oregon by 51/2); Outback (Penn St. by 7); Insight.com (Missouri by 31/2); Micron PC (Miami by 7); Independence (Texas Tech by 91/2); Sun (USC by 16); Humanitarian (Southern Mississippi by 17); Music City (Virginia Tech by 5); Motor City (Louisville by 31/2); Las Vegas (North Carolina by 7).

Per Team Payouts:

Tostitos Fiesta, Rose, FedEx Orange and Nokia Sugar ($12.5 million); CompUSA Florida Citrus ($3.6 million); Southwestern Bell Cotton ($2.5 million); Culligan Holiday and Outback ($1.8 million); Chick-fil-A Peach ($3 million); Toyota Gator ($1.4 million); Builders Square Alamo and AXA/Equitable Liberty ($1.1 million); Sanford Independence and Norwest Sun ($1 million); Insight.com ($850,000); Las Vegas, Jeep/Eagle Aloha and Jeep/Eagle Oahu ($800,000); Micron PC, Ford Motor City, American General Music City and Sports Humanitarian ($750,000).

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