No. 24 UTSA To Face San Diego State In Tropical Smoothie Café Frisco Bowl | UTSA Today | UTSA
DECEMBER 5, 2021 — No. 24-ranked and Convention USA champion UTSA will make its second straight and third total bowl look when it faces San Diego State in the Tropical Smoothie Café Frisco Bowl on Tuesday, December 21. Kickoff is ready for six:30 p.m. at Toyota Stadium in Frisco and the sport will likely be televised nationally on ESPN.
“We’re excited to have two excellent groups take part in the 2021 Tropical Smoothie Cafe Frisco Bowl, the SDSU Aztecs and the UTSA Roadrunners” stated Sean Johnson, Tropical Smoothie Cafe Frisco Bowl Government Director. “We’re wanting ahead to internet hosting this nice matchup and to welcoming the groups and their passionate fan bases to Frisco, Texas for an thrilling week of bowl occasions and a incredible recreation at Toyota Stadium.”
The Roadrunners improved to 12-1 on the season with a 49-41 victory over Western Kentucky in the C-USA Championship Sport final Friday evening in entrance of 41,148 followers on the Alamodome. Below the course of second-year head coach Jeff Traylor, UTSA opened the 2021 season with 11 consecutive wins, have been ranked as excessive as No. 15 and captured this system’s first convention championship.
The Aztecs, led by head coach Brady Hoke, are 11-2 on the 12 months after dropping a 46-13 determination to Utah State in the Mountain West Convention Championship Sport on Saturday in Carson, California. San Diego State, which is receiving votes in each main polls, reeled off seven straight victories to begin the season together with beating Pac-12 Convention champion Utah.
It will mark the primary assembly between UTSA, which would be the designated visiting staff, and San Diego State and the second time in three bowl appearances that the Roadrunners will play a staff from the Mountain West Convention.
UTSA performed in its first bowl recreation in simply its sixth season — tying an NCAA startup program report — towards New Mexico on the Gildan New Mexico Bowl in Albuquerque. The Lobos constructed a 10-point lead and held on for a 23-20 win on a chilly and windy afternoon on Dec. 17, 2016, at College Stadium.
The Roadrunners practically accomplished a comeback towards No. 16 Louisiana in the 2020 SERVPRO First Responder Bowl final Dec. 26 at Gerald J. Ford Stadium in Dallas. UTSA rallied from a 24-7 deficit to tie the sport, solely to see the Ragin’ Cajuns rating a late landing and escape with a 31-24 victory.
UTSA initially was chosen to play in the Frisco Bowl final 12 months however ended up switching to the First Responder Bowl after the Frisco Bowl was cancelled due to COVID-19 protocols inside the SMU program.
A hyperlink for UTSA followers to buy bowl tickets will likely be out there quickly. Buying by way of this distinctive hyperlink permits you to sit in the UTSA sections with fellow Roadrunners followers and financially helps UTSA Athletics. Buying tickets by way of a special supply doesn’t profit UTSA Athletics. All Frisco Bowl tickets will likely be cellular by way of the AXS Tickets app.
Followers that positioned a pre-order for Frisco Bowl tickets by way of the UTSA Ticket Workplace don’t want to do something right now. UTSA Athletics will ship extra data instantly to them through e-mail this week about their pre-ordered tickets.
Present UTSA college students will obtain data quickly about buying tickets in pupil sections on the Frisco Bowl.
The Tropical Smoothie Café Frisco Bowl is certainly one of 18 faculty soccer bowl video games owned and operated by ESPN Occasions in 2021.