FAU released a great video earlier today highlighting the career of Howard Schnellenberger.
Schnellenberger has left a lasting legacy at each stop in his coaching career, from his time under Bear Bryant, to winning Super Bowl's under Don Shula, to his last coaching stop where he built the FAU program from the ground up.
The video shows Schnellenberger as a man that has built each program with integrity and passion, and his contributions to the coaching community are immeasurable.
Sunday afternoon Utah State coach Gary Andersen walked out of a tattoo parlor with some fresh ink, thanks to a bet that he made with the Aggies at the beginning of the year.
Andersen told the team that if they made a bowl game he would get a tattoo. Yesterday, he walked out of the tattoo parlor with the Utah State logo on the back of his shoulder with a bowl message inscribed below.
The Sports Business Journal Daily recently compiled a list of the bowl gifts...
Gildan New Mexico Bowl University Stadium, Albuquerque, N.M. Saturday, Dec. 17, 2 p.m., ESPN Gift suite, Oakley Eyepatch 2, Oakley beanie, New Era cap, Oakley Flak Pack 3.0, pen with box, Christmas ornament
Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Bronco Stadium, Boise, Idaho Saturday, Dec. 17, 5:30 p.m., ESPN Gift suite, North End winter coat, Kombi gloves, Nike beanie, Ogio Fugitive backpack, Big Game souvenir football R+L Carriers New Orleans Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans Saturday, Dec. 17, 9 p.m., ESPN Samsung Galaxy tablet
Beef ‘O’Brady’s Bowl Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, Fla. Tuesday, Dec. 20, 8 p.m., ESPN Sony PlayStation 3, Oakley Eyepatch 2, Oakley backpack duffel, mini-helmet
San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego Wednesday, Dec. 21, 8 p.m., ESPN Best Buy gift card*, Tourneau watch, hooded sweatshirt, FlexFit cap
MAACO Las Vegas Bowl Sam Boyd Stadium, Las Vegas Thursday, Dec. 22, 8 p.m., ESPN Gift suite, cap
Sheraton Hawaii Bowl Aloha Stadium, Honolulu Saturday, Dec. 24, 8 p.m., ESPN Oakley sunglasses, Aloha shirt, Pro Athletics custom beach shorts, Oakley T-shirt, performance wear, cap or visor, backpack, beach towels, bowl calendar, playing cards
AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl Independence Stadium, Shreveport, La. Monday, Dec. 26, 5 p.m., ESPN2 Gift suite, Timely Watch Co. watch, New Era cap, commemorative football
Little Caesars Pizza Bowl Ford Field, Detroit Tuesday, Dec. 27, 4:30 p.m., ESPN Timely Watch Co. watch, leather duffel bag, commemorative football
Belk Bowl Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte Tuesday, Dec. 27, 8 p.m., ESPN Estimated $400 shopping trip to Belk’s flagship store in Charlotte, Fossil watch
Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium, Washington, D.C. Wednesday, Dec. 28, 4:30 p.m., ESPN Amazon Kindle Fire, Apple iPod nano, Deuce watch, LunaTik wristband (to hold iPod), beanie, Nike backpack
Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego Wednesday, Dec. 28, 8 p.m., ESPN Best Buy gift card*, Tourneau watch, hooded sweatshirt, FlexFit cap
Champs Sports Bowl Florida Citrus Bowl, Orlando Thursday, Dec. 29, 5:30 p.m., ESPN $420 shopping trip to a local Best Buy, Timely Watch Co. watch
Valero Alamo Bowl Alamodome, San Antonio Thursday, Dec. 29, 9 p.m., ESPN $400 Best Buy gift card, Fossil watch, Schutt mini-helmet, panoramic team photo
Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl Gerald J. Ford Stadium, Dallas** Friday, Dec. 30, noon, ESPN Sony Gift suite, Timely Watch Co. watch, camo knit beanie, Ogio backpack, Big Game souvenir football
New Era Pinstripe Bowl Yankee Stadium, New York City Friday, Dec. 30, 3:20 p.m., ESPN Note: Bowl committee would not disclose details about participants’ gifts
Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl LP Field, Nashville Friday, Dec. 30, 6:40 p.m., ESPN Gift suite, Reactor watch
Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas Reliant Stadium, Houston Saturday, Dec. 31, noon, ESPN Toshiba 32-inch flat-screen television, Fossil watch, belt buckle, T-shirt, backpack
Hyundai Sun Bowl Sun Bowl Stadium, El Paso, Texas Saturday, Dec. 31, 2 p.m., CBS Gift suite, Timely Watch Co. watch, Majestic Pro-Base fleece pullover, VP Sports cap, Ogio Politan backpack, Helen of Troy hair dryer, souvenir coin
AutoZone Liberty Bowl Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, Memphis Saturday, Dec. 31, 3:30 p.m., ABC Best Buy gift card, Fossil watch, Nike training shoes, Nike sport sandals, Nike sunglasses, Nike Air Jordan backpack, commemorative game ball
Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl AT&T Park, San Francisco Saturday, Dec. 31, 3:30 p.m., ESPN Soundmatters Personal Audiophile loudspeaker, Fossil watch, cap, Timbuk2 custom messenger bag
Chick-fil-A Bowl Georgia Dome, Atlanta Saturday, Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m., ESPN $250 Best Buy gift card, Fossil watch, Russell Athletic ski cap, Russell Athletic travel bag, $15 Chick-fil-A gift card, commemorative football