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2011 Bowl Arrangements
Famous Idaho Potato Bowl
The 15th Famous Idaho Potato Bowl will be contested in Boise, Idaho, on Dec. 17 (ESPN). The Bowl will select a WAC team and will match it against a team from the MAC. Last year, Fresno State made its third appearance in the bowl game, losing to Northern Illinois, 40-17.

Previous Results
2010 Northern Illinois 40, *Fresno State 17 2009 *Idaho 43, Bowling Green 42
2008 Maryland 42, *Nevada 35
2007 *Fresno State 40, Georgia Tech 28
2006 Miami (Fla.) 21, Nevada 20
2005 Boston College 27, *Boise State 21
2004 *Fresno State 37, Virginia 34 (OT)
2004 Georgia Tech 52, *Tulsa 10
2002 *Boise State 34, Iowa State 16
2001 Clemson 49, *Louisiana Tech 24
2000 Boise State 38, *UTEP 23
1999 Boise State 34, Louisville 31
1998 Idaho 42, Southern Mississippi 35
1997 Cincinnati 35, Utah State 19

San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl
The seventh Poinsettia Bowl will by played at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, Calif., on Dec. 21, 2011. The WAC will make its second appearance in the bowl game and will be paired against a team from the Mountain West.

Previous Results
2008 TCU 17, *Boise State 16
Sheraton Hawai‘i Bowl
The 10th Sheraton Hawai‘i Bowl will be played in Honolulu, Hawaii, on Dec. 24 (ESPN). The game will select a WAC team and will match it against a Conference USA opponent. Last year, Hawai‘i made its sixth appearance in the bowl game and lost to Tulsa, 62-35.

Previous Results
2010 Tulsa 62, *Hawai‘i 35
2009 SMU 45, *Nevada 10
2008 Notre Dame 49, *Hawai‘i 21
2007 East Carolina 41, *Boise State 38
2006 *Hawai‘i 41, Arizona State 24
2005 *Nevada 49, Central Florida 48 (OT)
2004 *Hawai'i 59, UAB 40
2003 *Hawai'i 54, Houston 48 (3OT)
2002 Tulane 36, *Hawai'i 28
Bowl Championship Series
The WAC champion will receive an automatic berth in one of the five BCS bowl games if ranked in the top 12 of the BCS Standings (and is the highest ranked team from a conference without an automatic bid) or if ranked in the top 16 of the BCS Standings and its ranking is higher than that of a champion of a conference that has an annual automatic berth in one of the BCS bowls. The BCS Standings are determined by a formula involving three components: the USA Today Coaches Poll, Harris Interactive College Football Poll, and six computer rankings (Jeff Sagarin, Anderson & Hester, Richard Billingsley, Colley Matrix, Kenneth Massey and Dr. Peter Wolfe). This year’s National Championship Game will be played in New Orleans on Jan. 9, 2012.

Previous BCS National Championship Results
2011 Auburn 22, Oregon 19
2010 Alabama 37, Texas 21
2009 Florida 24, Oklahoma 14
2008 LSU 38, Ohio State 24
2007 Florida 41, Ohio State 14
2006 Texas 41, USC 38 (Rose Bowl)
2005 USC 55, Oklahoma 19 (FedEx Orange Bowl)
2004 LSU 21, Oklahoma 14 (Nokia Sugar Bowl)
2003 Ohio State 31, Miami 24-2OT (Tostitos Fiesta Bowl)
2002 Miami 37, Nebaraska 14 (Rose Bowl)
2001 Oklahoma 13, Florida State 2 (FedEx Orange Bowl)
2000 Florida State 46, Virginia Tech 29 (Nokia Sugar Bowl)
1999 Tennessee 23, Florida State 16 (Tostitos Fiesta Bowl)

*WAC Team
Note: The top two teams in the WAC standings are guaranteed a bowl berth. Click here for the WAC's tie-breaking procedures.
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