The Sugar Bowl stakes its claim as one of the oldest traditions in the game, dating back to January 1, 1935 when the first Sugar Bowl was played at Tulane University.
Today, the Sugar Bowl still ranks as one of the most exciting end-of-season venues in college football, and one of the "New Years Six" bowls in rotation for the College Football Playoff.
Sugar Bowl trivia & fun facts
Sugar Bowl trophy
The Sugar Bowl is the second-oldest bowl game in college football, behind the Rose Bowl.
More No.1-ranked teams have played in the Sugar Bowl than any other bowl game.
Broadcast coast to coast, the 1953 Sugar Bowl was the first live television program in New Orleans history.
The 2006 Sugar Bowl game was played at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta due to the damage that the Superdome had suffered during Hurricane Katrina. The game returned to a refurbished Superdome the following year.
The actual "Sugar Bowl" is a solid silver trophy made in London in 1830.
More about the Sugar Bowl around the Web
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