Bowl News

​LSU Tigers Mount Comeback, Then Hold-Off Badgers for Win

LSU Tigers Mount Comeback, Then Hold Off Badgers for WinBy Joey JohnstonIt was first-and-forever - first-and-98, if you want the truth - but LSU quarterback Garrett Nussmeier never recognized the obstacles.He only saw the opportunity."You do what you have to do to win the football game,'' Nussmeier said. "It doesn't
January 1, 2024

Box Score - January 1, 2024

Game SummaryBox ScoreTeam1st2nd3rd4thTotal Wisconsin Badgers14710031 LSU Tigers01414735Scoring SummaryFIRST QUARTERWISLSUTDTanner Mordecai passed to Bryson Green for 20 yard touchdown (Nathanial Vakos made PAT)70TDTanner Mordecai passed to Will Pauling
January 1, 2024

Game Summary - January 1, 2024

Game SummaryBox ScoreTeam1st2nd3rd4thTotal Wisconsin Badgers14710031 LSU Tigers01414735TAMPA, Fla. -- - Garrett Nussmeier showed why LSU is confident he's capable of thriving as Jayden Daniels' successor.The 13th-ranked Tigers (10-3) launched the team's post-Daniels era with a 35-31, come-from-behind victory over
January 1, 2024

LSU Player Quotes

Safety Major BurnsOn getting a win in the ReliaQuest Bowl"It was a wild game for sure but the defense was able to come together and get those stops. The offense was able to come together and put us over the top and it was just a real overall team win."On
January 1, 2024

Wisconsin Player Quotes

Quarterback Tanner MordecaiOn the ups and downs of today's game"It was a really tough one. We started out hot, we started out the way we wanted to, and we started out the second half the way we wanted to but we just couldn't capitalize at the end when we needed
January 1, 2024

ReliaQuest Bowl MVP Garrett Nussmeier

ReliaQuest Bowl: Wisconsin vs LSUMonday, January 1, 2024Tampa, Florida, USARaymond James StadiumLSU TigersGarrett NussmeierPostgame Press ConferenceLSU 35, Wisconsin 31THE MODERATOR: Proud to introduce our MVP, Garrett Nussmeier.GARRETT NUSSMEIER: What's up?Q. The guy in the other color jersey under center, he's having a career day, you're matching him throw for throw.
January 1, 2024

Brian Kelly Post-Game Quotes

ReliaQuest Bowl: Wisconsin vs LSUMonday, January 1, 2024Tampa, Florida, USARaymond James StadiumLSU TigersBrian KellyPostgame Press ConferenceLSU 35, Wisconsin 31BRIAN KELLY: Exciting football game. I thought Wisconsin played outstanding football today. I thought as an opener today at noontime, an exciting game to watch. I don't know if my comments were
January 1, 2024

Luke Fickell Post-Game Quotes

ReliaQuest Bowl: Wisconsin vs LSUMonday, January 1, 2024Tampa, Florida, USARaymond James StadiumWisconsin BadgersLuke FickellPostgame Press ConferenceLSU 35, Wisconsin 31LUKE FICKELL: This hurts. I think we had every opportunity. Our guys did everything they could to put us in a position. This is what we wanted. We wanted an opportunity to
January 1, 2024

ReliaQuest Building Awareness for Cybersecurity Through Bowl Sponsorship

ReliaQuest Building Awareness for Cybersecurity Through Bowl SponsorshipBy Joey JohnstonBrian Murphy, founder and chief executive officer of ReliaQuest, can't wait for New Year's Day, when the LSU Tigers meet the Wisconsin Badgers in the ReliaQuest Bowl at Raymond James Stadium.It's the second season of ReliaQuest's multi-year agreement to serve as
December 31, 2023

​Badger QB Mordecai Hoping for a Successful Finale

Badger QB Mordecai Hoping for a Successful FinaleBy Joey JohnstonTanner Mordecai's solo season with the Wisconsin Badgers didn't work out exactly as planned. He suffered a broken hand on Oct. 15, then returned for the final three games, helping the Badgers to a pair of victories that put them in
December 31, 2023

​Disruptor Harold Perkins Leads the Tiger Defense

Disruptor Harold Perkins Leads the Tiger DefenseBy Joey JohnstonOver the summer, LSU's Harold Perkins was named Preseason National Defensive Player of the Year by one publication. For good reason. He was a big-time disruptor off the edge.After this season, when he was moved to inside linebacker, Perkins was named second-team
December 31, 2023

ReliaQuest Presents Make It Possible Player Awards

ReliaQuest Presents Make It Possible Player AwardsBy Joey JohnstonLSU linebacker Greg Penn III and Wisconsin tight end Hayden Rucci were selected Friday as winners of the ReliaQuest Bowl's "Make It Possible'' awards, given annually to a member of each participating squad as voted on by their teammates.The LSU Tigers (9-3)
December 31, 2023

ReliaQuest Bowl Head Coaches Joint News Conference

ReliaQuest Bowl: Wisconsin vs LSUFriday, December 29, 2023Tampa, Florida, USARaymond James StadiumBrian KellyLuke FickellBrian MurphyPress ConferenceTHE MODERATOR: Thank you for being here today for the head coaches' news conference. Hope you enjoyed the week. The weather is projected to be very good game day. We're blessed to have that. We're
December 29, 2023

For LSU QB Nussmeier the Future Is Now

For LSU QB Nussmeier the Futureis Now By Joey Johnston For the LSU Tigers, the future isnow. And that future begins withquarterback Garrett Nussmeier, who will complete his third season at LSU withhis first career start as the Tigers (9-3) meet the Wisconsin Badgers (7-5) inthe ReliaQuest
December 26, 2023

​Hunter Wohler Leading Motivated Badger Defense Against LSU

Hunter Wohler Leading Motivated Badger Defense Against LSUBy Joey JohnstonHard-hitting Wisconsin safety Hunter Wohler, a first-team All-Big Ten Conference player, has made a huge impact on the Badgers.He's a big reason why Wisconsin (7-5) will face the SEC's LSU Tigers in the New Year's Day ReliaQuest Bowl at Raymond James
December 20, 2023

Coach Brian Kelly Keeps on Winning

Coach Brian Kelly Keeps on WinningBy Joey Johnston LSU's Brian Kelly - a plain-speaking Massachusetts native who cut his head-coaching teeth at Notre Dame - doesn't exactly match up to the Cajun culture. But he fits. The fabulously successful football program at LSU - with three
December 18, 2023


LSU Tigers Quick FactsLSU in2023: The # 13 Tigersare 9-3, 6-2 in the SEC. finishing second in the SEC West Division. LSUboasts the nation's top ranked offense and also leads the nation in scoring,passing efficiency and 3rd down conversion percentage. In addition, they
December 3, 2023


LSU TO MEET WISCONSIN IN RELIAQUEST BOWLTampa, FL- The ReliaQuest Bowl will feature the 13th ranked LSU Tigers vs the Wisconsin Badgers on New Year's Day in Tampa, bowl officials announced today. It will be only the third appearance by the Tigers and sixth by the Badgers but
December 3, 2023

Wisconsin Quick Facts

Wisconsin Badgers Quick FactsBadgers in 2023: The Badgers finished 7-5 in the regular season, 3rd in Big Ten West division. Badgers Tradition: The Badgers are now in their 135th season, with their inaugural season in 1889, and have 14 Big Ten conference championships. They have produced 32 consensus
December 3, 2023

Tickets on Sale at Ticketmaster November 20th

Tampa, FL - Tickets to the January2024 ReliaQuest Bowl, the area's oldest annual major college footballpost-season bowl game, go on sale November 20th through Ticketmaster. The bowl boasts the longest collegefootball tradition in the Tampa Bay region with its 38th game to be played on NewYear's Day in Raymond
November 16, 2023

Hiring Seasonal Interns

ReliaQuest Bowl Seasonal Worker/Internship ProgramJob DescriptionThe ReliaQuest Bowl is searching for upbeat, outgoing, positive individuals living in the Tampa Bay area who are looking for experience in the Sports/Entertainment field. We are looking for bright, enthusiastic individuals who are willing to work hard
August 16, 2023

​Maverick Sports Media Group Partners with ReliaQuest Bowl as Official Digital Media Partner

Maverick Sports Media, a leading creative agency specializing in content that sits at the nexus of sports, entertainment, and pop culture, is excited to announce its new partnership with the esteemed ReliaQuest Bowl as their official digital media partner. This collaboration follows Maverick's successful digital media partnership with the University
June 20, 2023

ReliaQuest Bowl To Kickoff at 12:00 Noon on New Year's Day

Tampa, FL - ESPN and Tampa Bay Bowl Association officials today announced the ReliaQuest Bowl Game is scheduled to be played on Monday, January 1st, 2024, at Raymond James Stadium. The game will kick off at 12:00 PM ET and telecast nationally on ESPN2 TV. The Bowl will
May 31, 2023

Chris Roederer Named Chair of 2023-24 ReliaQuest Bowl

CHRIS ROEDERER NAMED CHAIR OF 2023-24 RELIAQUEST BOWLTampa, FL -- The Tampa Bay Bowl Association has announced that Chris Roederer has been elected to the post of Chair of the Board of Directors of the popular New Year's Day college bowl game located in Tampa. Roederer is
May 4, 2023

ReliaQuest Bowl Alumni Selected in 2023 NFL Draft

Tampa, FL -- Over its 37year history the ReliaQuest Bowl has played host to some of the best college football players in the sport. This year's NFL draft featured seventeen (17) players selected that have played in recent ReliaQuest Bowl games.In addition to the 17 players drafted, at least
April 30, 2023