Change Made to Holiday Bowl Teams

A Big 12 team is being replaced with a team from the Big Ten for the next six seasons

By Chuck Westerheide
|  Tuesday, Jun 25, 2013  |  Updated 9:58 AM PDT
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SAN DIEGO, CA - DECEMBER 27: A giant United States flag is unfurled on the field during pregame festivities prior to the game between the UCLA Bruins and the Baylor Bears in the Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl at Qualcomm Stadium on December 27, 2012 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Kent C. Horner/Getty Images)

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Change is coming to San Diego’s big college football bowl game.

The Holiday Bowl announced today it is replacing the Big 12 team affiliation with a team from the Big Ten Conference. But a Pac-12 team will continue to play in the game. 

The change starts in 2014 and is part of a six-year agreement with the conferences.  

The Holiday Bowl is typically played the week after Christmas in Qualcomm Stadium.

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