C-USA Extends Bowl Partnership with R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl



Aug 20, 2013

IRVING, Texas - Conference USA Commissioner Britton Banowsky announced today that the conference has extended its agreement with the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl to participate in the game following the 2014-2019 seasons.

“The New Orleans Bowl has been an outstanding longtime partner of Conference USA,” Banowsky said.  “We are very pleased to participate in a great bowl game in a terrific destination like New Orleans.  We also look forward to working with our other conference partners in maximizing these wonderful opportunities for our student-athletes.”

Conference USA has participated in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl nine times in the bowl’s 12-year history.  Six current members of C-USA have participated in the game, posting six victories. 

Conference USA will play in the 2013 R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl on Saturday, December 21 against an opponent from the Sun Belt Conference.  The New Orleans Bowl is played at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, the site of six Super Bowl games and four BCS National Championship Games. 

Additional future bowl partnerships for Conference USA will be announced at a later date.

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