2007 Sun Bowl
|2007 Brut Sun Bowl|
Sun Bowl Logo
|Date||December 31, 2007|
|Stadium||Sun Bowl Stadium|
|Location||El Paso, Texas|
|MVP||RB Jonathan Stewart, Oregon|
|Favorite||South Florida by 6½|
|Halftime show||Baby Bash, Paula DeAnda|
|Payout||US$1.9 million per team|
|United States TV coverage|
|Announcers||Craig Bolerjack, Steve Beuerlein|
The 2007 Brut Sun Bowl, part of the 2007-08 NCAA football bowl games season, was played on December 31, 2007, at Sun Bowl Stadium on the campus of the University of Texas, El Paso, between the South Florida Bulls and the Oregon Ducks.
The Ducks were playing without quarterback Dennis Dixon, who finished fifth in the Heisman Trophy balloting but who had season-ending ACL surgery in November. Redshirt freshman Justin Roper made his first collegiate start in place of Dixon and threw for four touchdowns to tie a Sun Bowl record and lead the Ducks to a 56–21 victory.
The game marked the 40th consecutive telecast by CBS Sports. No other network and bowl game has been paired for a longer period of time.
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- "Brut Sun Bowl - Baby Bash To Perform At Halftime". Archived from the original on 2008-01-03. Retrieved 2007-12-26.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on August 3, 2007. Retrieved September 19, 2009.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
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