SAN DIEGO (12/7/11)--Two college football teams from Texas and Louisiana will be the contenders in the San Diego County CU Poinsettia Bowl on Dec. 21.
The Texas Christian University (TCU) Horned Frogs, in the team's third appearance at the bowl, and Louisiana Tech's Bulldogs will vie for the bowl title, with kickoff set for 5 p.m. PST in San Diego's Qualcomm Stadium.
The game will air on ESPN, providing nationwide visibility for the credit union.
The $5.2 billion asset San Diego County CU has sponsored the Poinsettia Bowl since 2005, the first year the bowl game was held. Its sponsorship of the bowl made a national comic syndicate in 2008 that appeared in newspapers across the country (News Now Jan. 5, 2009).
The Horned Frogs defeated Northern Illinois in 2006 and Boise State in 2008 during the team's prior two bowl appearances (SignonSanDiego.com Dec. 6).