SEC/Big 12 Champions Bowl Bidding Could Be Down To 3 Cities

When last we looked at the list of 10 cities that had reportedly received requests to send in Champions Bowl hosting proposals, here's how we ranked the likelihood of each locale landing the game: Dallas, New Orleans, Atlanta, and that's it. And would you look at how it's shakin' out:

That would mean Phoenix, Houston, Orlando, Nashville, San Antonio, Tampa and Jacksonville are lumped in one way or another in the latter groups, based on McMurphy's previous report.

The SEC and Big 12's Champions Bowl has emerged as a sudden rival to the Rose Bowl, with the new guys informing the world that their bowl will likewise be played on New Year's Day. Despite never fielding a single matchup or even picking a host city, it's already locked in as one of the six playoff bowls under the 2014 system. Swag.

Check out the SB Nation Channel on YouTube

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.