3 new bowl games? Myrte Beach may be one.

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Re: 3 new bowl games? Myrte Beach may be one.

Unread post by asu66 » Tue Jun 12, 2018 3:14 am

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Charleston might not be an option with The Citadel reducing their stadium seating to 14,000. We’ll see.

https://www.postandcourier.com/sports/b ... 7901836eb5.
Brooks Stad. at CCU seats only 15,000 according to their AD, fewer if a legit count is actually taken. 🖥


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Re: 3 new bowl games? Myrte Beach may be one.

Unread post by McLeansvilleAppFan » Tue Jun 12, 2018 5:03 am

Is not CCU expanding as I type this? Not a large expansion but will be done by the time this all settles down with new bowl games.


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Re: 3 new bowl games? Myrte Beach may be one.

Unread post by Yosef84 » Tue Jun 12, 2018 9:03 am

according to the article, CCU expanded to 15K for 2017 season and is expected to expand to 20K for 2018 season, so I assume construction is in progress.



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Re: 3 new bowl games? Myrte Beach may be one.

Unread post by fjblair » Tue Jun 12, 2018 10:30 am

Yay more bowl games! The NCAA and ESPN are absolutely clueless. I guess they live in an alternate reality.



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Re: 3 new bowl games? Myrte Beach may be one.

Unread post by GregPercussion » Tue Jun 12, 2018 1:05 pm

fjblair wrote:
Tue Jun 12, 2018 10:30 am
Yay more bowl games! The NCAA and ESPN are absolutely clueless. I guess they live in an alternate reality.
To be fair, more bowl games = more money.
More money for the schools, the host, broadcasters, coaches etc.

Do I personally think we need more bowl games? No.
But it's all about more money.



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Re: 3 new bowl games? Myrte Beach may be one.

Unread post by AppGrad78 » Tue Jun 12, 2018 1:11 pm

While I think a bowl located in Greenville and/or Myrtle Beach is a good thing for App, more bowls only equal more money for ESPN. Almost all lower-tier bowls are losing propositions for the participating schools.



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Re: 3 new bowl games? Myrte Beach may be one.

Unread post by WXAPP » Tue Jun 12, 2018 4:35 pm

The money is a myth argument at a certain point. This "everybody gets a ribbon".. sort of deal, just ruins what should be a reward for teams with a strong winning record. I'm sorry, I'm just old school on this.


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Re: 3 new bowl games? Myrte Beach may be one.

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WXAPP wrote:
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The money is a myth argument at a certain point. This "everybody gets a ribbon".. sort of deal, just ruins what should be a reward for teams with a strong winning record. I'm sorry, I'm just old school on this.
I used to feel this way, then I realized two things. First, a 6-6 Big Ten team would get invited to a bowl game before a 10 win Sun Belt team. More bowl games are better for us. Second, I read an article about the 2007 Indiana football team which made what is now the Cactus Bowl and what that meant for the players. Indiana has been a bad program historically and Terry Hoeppner, their head coach, died right before the season started. It was a powerful read about how much it meant to them to make that bowl game in his honor. I imagine for New Mexico State making and winning a bowl game last year was huge considering their history and future, same for Idaho the year before.


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Re: 3 new bowl games? Myrte Beach may be one.

Unread post by CVAPP » Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:10 pm

WXAPP wrote:
Tue Jun 12, 2018 4:35 pm
The money is a myth argument at a certain point. This "everybody gets a ribbon".. sort of deal, just ruins what should be a reward for teams with a strong winning record. I'm sorry, I'm just old school on this.
I understand where you are coming from on this. I grew up when a ribbon, a medal, or a trophy was an award for a real accomplishment. Nonetheless, college football is ultimately an entertainment industry, and I am not opposed to more entertainment of this type.



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Re: 3 new bowl games? Myrte Beach may be one.

Unread post by Stonewall » Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:20 pm

Charleston, and to a lesser degree MB , would be a lot of fun for ten or fifteen thousand Mountaineers to gather. Seafood , maybe even a couple of rounds of golf .....



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Re: 3 new bowl games? Myrte Beach may be one.

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Re: 3 new bowl games? Myrte Beach may be one.

Unread post by yikas1 » Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:37 am

Not sure how a post about bowl games and the discussion related to sports becomes some opportunity to post a bunch of crap youtube videos.... really?



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Re: 3 new bowl games? Myrte Beach may be one.

Unread post by ASU84 » Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:41 am

Stonewall wrote:
Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:20 pm
Charleston, and to a lesser degree MB , would be a lot of fun for ten or fifteen thousand Mountaineers to gather. Seafood , maybe even a couple of rounds of golf .....
I'm in for the football, seafood and golf. It's a win all the way around!



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Re: 3 new bowl games? Myrte Beach may be one.

Unread post by MtnMan09 » Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:01 am

We have any idea what conferences these bowls will be tied to? Feel like we probably wont even be in the discussion.



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Re: 3 new bowl games? Myrte Beach may be one.

Unread post by Yosef84 » Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:04 am

MtnMan09 wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:01 am
We have any idea what conferences these bowls will be tied to? Feel like we probably wont even be in the discussion.
I was wondering the same thing but I would have to think the Myrtle Beach bowl would have a Sunbelt tie in....probably Sunbelt vs. CUSA. The size of the facility and the location would make that the obvious guess...but just a guess.



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Re: 3 new bowl games? Myrte Beach may be one.

Unread post by NO.2 » Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:24 am

yikas1 wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:37 am
Not sure how a post about bowl games and the discussion related to sports becomes some opportunity to post a bunch of crap youtube videos.... really?
It's the official theme song of Myrtle Beach?


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Re: 3 new bowl games? Myrte Beach may be one.

Unread post by mike87 » Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:39 am

Heard Greenville NC - EZU - talking about being in the running for one of the expanded bowls. i'm all about more football, but a trip to Greenville?

Maybe two schools with losing records go there as a reward for sucking.



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Re: 3 new bowl games? Myrte Beach may be one.

Unread post by Gonzo » Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:48 am

NO.2 wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:24 am
yikas1 wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:37 am
Not sure how a post about bowl games and the discussion related to sports becomes some opportunity to post a bunch of crap youtube videos.... really?
It's the official theme song of Myrtle Beach?


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The relationship between a song about Myrtle Beach and a Bowl game/fan experience in Myrtle Beach is just too attenuated. An inconceivable link between the two. Imagine his outrage when he was forced to click play on the youtube link. Totally off-point. Crap youtube video too, an assessment obviously based on watching the whole thing.

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Re: 3 new bowl games? Myrte Beach may be one.

Unread post by MtnMan09 » Thu Jun 14, 2018 12:47 pm

Looks like B1G Ten/ACC get one if it goes to Chicago.

http://www.espn.com/college-football/st ... ie-list-11



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Re: 3 new bowl games? Myrte Beach may be one.

Unread post by bcoach » Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:46 pm

Please just get this over with. Let every FBS team schedule an additional non conference game as the last game of the season instead of just adding a couple " Bowls" every few years.



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