May 26, 2022 / For Immediate Release
BOISE, Idaho – The 2022 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl will be played Tuesday, Dec. 20, at 1:30 p.m. MT/3:30 p.m. ET at Boise State University’s Albertsons Stadium and will be televised on ESPN.
The nation’s northern-most bowl game traditionally features a Mountain West vs. Mid-American Conference (MAC) matchup. The Mountain West has been represented in seven of the last eight games, while the MAC has earned a spot in the game 10 of the last 12 years.
“An afternoon kick time just before the holidays once again gives us the opportunity to create an unmatched family-friendly experience that the Treasure Valley community and visiting fans have come to expect from the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl,” said Danielle Brazil, Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Executive Director. “Every event surrounding bowl week, including the game itself, serves as the state of Idaho’s celebration of college football on the national stage and there is an open invitation for all to take part.”
Tickets for the 2022 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl will go on sale later this summer through famousidahopotatobowl.com or the Boise State Athletics Ticket Office. Reservations for premium ticket packages are currently available, which include prime ticket locations, hospitality benefits in tent village and corporate exposure. For more package information contact the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl office at (208) 424-1011.
The 2021 edition of the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, a Wyoming victory over Kent State, featured 90 points and nearly 1,200 yards of offense. It was the second-highest scoring game in the 25-year history of the bowl, which has enjoyed a number of offensive showcases and has seen the winning team score at least 30 points 21 times.
The Famous Idaho Potato Bowl is one of 17 bowl games owned and operated by ESPN Events, a division of ESPN.
ESPN Events, a division of ESPN, owns and operates a portfolio of collegiate sporting events nationwide. In 2022, the 32-event schedule includes three early-season college football kickoff games, 17 college bowl games, 11 college basketball events, and a college softball event, which account for approximately 400 hours of live programming, while reaching nearly 64 million viewers and attracting over 800,000 annual attendees. With satellite offices in more than 10 cities across the country, ESPN Events builds relationships with conferences, schools and local communities, as well as providing unique experiences for teams and fans.