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Press Release Archive

2012 Press Releases

BBVA COMPASS BOWL ANNOUNCES DANNY WUERFFEL AS QUARTERBACK CLUB LUNCHEON SPEAKER, MAKES FOUNDATION GIFT

October 15, 2012 - Danny Wuerffel, the 1996 Heisman Trophy winner from the University of Florida, will be the keynote speaker at BBVA Compass Bowl's Monday Morning Quarterback Club Team Luncheon, Bowl officials announced Monday. read more

Seventh Annual BBVA Compass Bowl Set For Saturday, Jan. 5

April 11, 2012 - ESPN Regional Television (ERT), a subsidiary of ESPN, announced the seventh annual BBVA Compass Bowl will be played Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at Legion Field in Birmingham, Ala. read more

SMU Wins Sixth BBVA Compass Bowl Over Pitt, 28-6

January 8, 2012 - SMU jumped out to a 21-0 first quarter lead and held the Pittsburgh offense in check for most of the game as the Mustangs went on to claim a 28-6 victory over the Panthers in the Sixth Annual BBVA Compass Bowl at Legion Field. read more

2011 Press Releases

Papale and Del Greco to Headline Monday Morning Quarterback Club Team Luncheon

December 30, 2011 - Al Del Greco, a former standout kicker at Auburn University who went on to play 17 seasons in the National Football League, will be honored as the Golden Flake Legend of Birmingham recipient at the Monday Morning Quarterback Club Team Luncheon presented by Sheraton Birmingham. read more

BBVA Compass Bowl to Honor Alabama First Responders with Complimentary Tickets

December 21, 2011 - BBVA Compass, together with the BIG EAST Conference and Conference USA, is honoring first responders to last spring’s tornadoes with complimentary tickets to the sixth annual BBVA Compass Bowl on Jan. 7, 2012. read more

BBVA Compass Bowl Teams Announced

December 4, 2011 - The Pittsburgh Panthers and SMU Mustangs will square-off in the sixth annual BBVA Compass Bowl, bowl officials announced. The Mustangs and Panthers have played five times previously with the series tied at 2-2-1. In the only previous bowl matchup between the schools, SMU defeated Pitt 7-3 in the 1983 Cotton Bowl. read more

BOBBY BOWDEN TO HEADLINE BBVA COMPASS BOWL FCA BREAKFAST

November 15, 2011 - Legendary former Florida State head coach and College Football Hall of Fame member Bobby Bowden will be the keynote speaker at the fourth annual BBVA Compass Bowl Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) Breakfast presented by Northwestern Mutual of Alabama. read more

BBVA Compass Bowl Announces Development Committee

October 6, 2011 - The BBVA Compass Bowl, owned and operated by ESPN Regional Television (ERT), a subsidiary of ESPN, has named their Development Committee for 2011. read more

BBVA Compass Bowl Tickets on Sale in BBVA Compass Branches

October 1, 2011 - The BBVA Compass Bowl, owned and operated by ESPN Regional Television (ERT), a subsidiary of ESPN, announced that tickets to the 2012 Bowl game will go on sale in over 40 Birmingham and Central Alabama area BBVA Compass branches starting Tuesday, Nov. 1. read more

BBVA Compass Bowl Joins NCAA Football to Host Free Youth Clinic at Legion Field

July 7, 2011 - The BBVA Compass Bowl, in partnership with the NCAA Football Youth Initiative, will host a free football fundamentals clinic for area youth ages 9-14 Friday, July 29, at Legion Field in Birmingham, Ala., from 9 a.m. to noon. read more

Sixth Annual BBVA Compass Bowl Set For Saturday, Jan. 7

June 8, 2011 - ESPN Regional Television (ERT), a subsidiary of ESPN, announced the sixth annual BBVA Compass Bowl will be played on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012 at Legion Field in Birmingham, Ala. read more

BBVA Compass Bowl Was Most-Watched In Five-Year History

January 18, 2011 - The 2011 BBVA Compass Bowl was the most-watched game in the bowl's five-year history, according to television viewer numbers released last week.
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Pittsburgh Defeats Kentucky 27-10 to Claim BBVA Compass Bowl

January 11, 2011 - Pittsburgh scored a pair of touchdowns off Kentucky punting mistakes as the Panthers defeated the Wildcats 27-10 in the Fifth Annual BBVA Compass Bowl.
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BBVA Compass Bowl Street Fest Set For Jan. 7, Fan Zone Opens Three Hours Prior to Kickoff on 8th

January 3, 2011 - The BBVA Compass Street Fest and Pep Rally will be held on Friday as the City of Birmingham gears up for the Fifth Annual BBVA Compass Bowl on Saturday at historic Legion Field. read more

2010 Press Releases

BBVA Compass Bowl Fast Approaching, Bowl Week Activities Kick Off With FCA Breakfast Jan. 5

December 27, 2010 - A full schedule of events surrounding the fifth annual BBVA Compass Bowl will kick off the week of Jan. 3-8 as the Pittsburgh Panthers of the BIG EAST Conference and their Southeastern Conference opponent Kentucky Wildcats arrive in Birmingham. read more

University of Pittsburgh Accepts Invitation to Play in BBVA
Compass Bowl

December 5, 2010 - ESPN Regional Television, Inc. (ERT), a subsidiary of ESPN, today announced that the University of Pittsburgh will represent the BIG EAST Conference in the fifth annual BBVA Compass Bowl. read more

University of Kentucky Accepts Invitation to Play in BBVA Compass Bowl

December 5, 2010 - ESPN Regional Television, Inc. (ERT), a subsidiary of ESPN, today announced that the University of Kentucky will represent the Southeastern Conference in the fifth annual BBVA Compass Bowl. read more

ESPN and BBVA Compass Announce Title Sponsorship of Major College Football Bowl Game

November 4, 2010 - ESPN Regional Television, Inc. (ERT), a subsidiary of ESPN, and BBVA Compass officials today announced a multiyear marketing agreement whereby BBVA Compass, the leading financial institution in the Sunbelt Region and among the top 20 largest financial institutions in the United States based on deposit market share, will become the title sponsor of the former Papajohns.com Bowl (currently known as the Birmingham Bowl). read more