This season's 100th edition of the rivalry series features a UTEP squad (2-5, 1-2 CUSA) needing a win to keep bowl hopes alive and an NM State group (4-3, 2-1 CUSA) that is seeking consecutive bowl seasons.
In 2006 El Paso got its first taste of 18-year-old Rihanna. She performed here at the Brut Sun Bowl during halftime when Oregon State beat the Missouri Tigers. Pon de Replay had been a hit for over a year and S.O.S. was the song the high school seniors were getting ready to, but she was nowhere near the success she would achieve in her lifetime.
The Tony the Tiger Sun Bowl has come and gone once again.
On December 30th, 2022, Pitt defeated UCLA in a nail-biter of a game with a field goal to end the game at 37-35.
As the teams collided on the field, in the stands fans were continuing a tradition many may not know about...
Another year is about to end and many El Pasoans know that means it is time for the Tony the Tiger Sun Bowl!
This annual college football bowl game is bringing two big names to El Paso this year, UCLA and Pitt on Friday December 30th, 2022...