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.
*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).