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Valero Alamo Bowl a Sell Out

Valero Alamo Bowl a Sell Out

There's not enough room in the Alamodome for all the people who want to see Texas take on Oregon in Mack Brown's final game as the Longhorn's head coach.

 

  1200 WOAI news reports the Alamodome has sold out, the third straight sellout and the sixth in the last eight years.

 

  "And then when you match up two teams like Texas and Oregon, even a monkey could sell out this one," Alamo Bowl spokesman Rick Hill said.

 

 Both universities have sold their entire allotments, and Valero purchased the final 220 seats for a San Antonio Food Bank fundraiser.  Those tickets will be sold tomorrow to raise money for the Food Bank.

 

  There is a chance that the Alamo Bowl could break the all time attendance record for the twenty year old bowl.  The current record is 66,166 who packed the stadium to see Texas A&M take on Penn State in 2007.

 

  But this is the third sellout for the Longhorns.  The 2006 Alamo Bowl which pitted Texas against Iowa, and last year’s game which pitted Texas against Oregon State were also sellouts.

 

  This is Oregon's first trip to San Antonio.

 

  "After celebrating our 20th anniversary last year, we pledged the next 20 Valero Alamo Bowls would be even more memorable and impactful," Alamo Bowl CEO Derrick Fox said.  "Thanks to the tremendous fan following of Oregon and Texas, coupled with the support of our title sponsor Valero this years game will feature one of the largest crowds of all time."

 

 

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