History of the Allstate Sugar BowlThe mission of the Allstate Sugar Bowl is to sponsor and promote amateur sporting events which will foster revenue and spark economic growth in the city of New Orleans and the state of Louisiana. Through all of its year-round slate of events, the organization has generated over $2 billion of economic impact for the city and the state in the last decade alone.

The Sugar Bowl: Preserving the Past, Ensuring the Future

Origin & Purpose of the Sugar Bowl

Sugar Bowl Charter Club Members

The Sugar Bowl Name and Cup

Past Game Information (Year-by-Year Breakdown)


2014 Allstate Sugar Bowl Record Book (PDF), updated 8/22/13

All-Time Sugar Bowl Game Program Covers

Miller-Digby Award - All-Time MVPs of the Sugar Bowl

Heisman Trophy Winners in the Sugar Bowl

College Football Hall of Famers in the Sugar Bowl

No. 1 Teams in the Sugar Bowl

Top 10 Sugar Bowls of All-Time



The Evolution of College Football's Postseason (2014)In its Official Game Program for the Jan. 2, 2014 Sugar Bowl Classic, the Allstate Sugar Bowl ran a set of stories relating to the evolution of the postseason of college football:

Part 1: The Bowls - A Historical Perspective

Part 2: The Father of the BCS

Part 3: Looking Back at the BCS

Part 4: The Allstate Sugar Bowl and the College Football Playoff


Sugar Bowl Impact (2012-13)
The Allstate Sugar Bowl posted a series of stories relating to its impact on the city of New Orleans the state of Louisiana in early 2013:

Part 1: Sweet Economics - Sugar Bowl Dollars Make Sense for New Orleans and Louisiana

Part 2: More Than Football - The Allstate Sugar Bowl is Far More Than Just a Premier Football Game

Part 3: The Revitalization of Joe Brown Park

Part 4: The House the Sugar Bowl Built - The Gateway to Big-Time Football in New Orleans


75th Anniversary Stories (2008)
What I Love About the Sugar Bowl by Kirk Herbstreit, ESPN

Defense Lifts Alabama to 1993 National Championship by Ron Higgins, Memphis Commercial Appeal

Bowden's Legendary Career Highlighted by 2000 Sugar Bowl by Stewart Mandel, Sports Illustrated

Vince Dooley: Walking His 'Dogs to New Orleans by Marty Mulé, Sugar Bowl Historian

LSU Makes Major Impact on BCS and Sugar Bowl by Dennis Dodd, CBSSports.com

Seventy-Five Years of Showstoppers by Marty Mulé, Sugar Bowl Historian

The Bear Still Casts a Huge Shadow on the Game by Marty Mulé, Sugar Bowl Historian

Auburn Wins 1984 Sugar Bowl, but No National Title by Tony Barnhart, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

1936 Sugar Bowl was Big for Baugh and TCU by Patricia K. Benoit, Temple Daily Telegram

Johnny Majors, a Legend of the Game by Marty Mulé, Sugar Bowl Historian

Spurrier Has Built a Sugar Bowl Legacy by Jack Hairston

Dodd Leads Georgia Tech to Three Sugar Bowls by Furman Bisher

Riding the Tennessee Special to Notre Dame by Peter Finney, New Orleans Times-Picayune


More Sugar Bowl Historical Stories
Remembering the 1979 Goal Line Stand by Ron Higgins for SECSports.com

Notre Dame, Alabama Played Classic Game 40 Years Before BCS Tilt
by Paul Newberry for Associated Press, 1/7/13

Epic Battle of Opposites: Irish vs. Tide in 1973 by Bill Pennington for New York Times, 12/8/12

Catching Up With...Ed Modzelewski by Mike Klingamen for the Baltimore Sun, 10/31/13

Bobby Grier and Pitt Lost That Day, But Won So Much More by Gene Collier for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 11/2/13

Kimbrough, 1939 team made its mark as A&M's best by Robert Cessna for the Bryan-College Station Eagle, 11/1/14

Looking Back to the First Sugar Bowl by Marty Mulé for the New Orleans Advocate, 12/4/14