Bulldogs will take on Utah in Las Vegas Bowl
    Billy Volek and the Bulldogs will take on Utah in the EA Sports Las Vegas Bowl.
    Billy Volek and the Bulldogs will take on Utah in the EA Sports Las Vegas Bowl.

    Nov. 29, 1999

    FRESNO, Calif. - Fresno State's opponent in the EA Sports Las Vegas Bowl will be the University of Utah, representatives of the bowl game announced today.

    Utah finished the season with an 8-3 (5-2 MWC) record and tied for the Mountain West Conference championship with Colorado State and BYU. The Utes won their final two games of the season, including a 20-17 triumph over the then-No. 19 Cougars on Nov. 20 to help secure the three-way tie.

    Fresno State accepted an invitation to play in the game in an on-field presentation after it defeated San Jose State 63-12 on Nov. 20.

    The Bulldogs and Utes have battled eight times in history with each team winning four times. They last played Oct. 17, 1998, in a game won by the Utes in Utah 24-16.

    The EA Sports Las Vegas Bowl will take place Dec. 18 at Sam Boyd Stadium. Game time is 3 p.m. Those fans interested in purchasing tickets to the game should call (559) 278-DOGS for ticket information. Those interested in travel packages should call (559) 278-4033.

     

     

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