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2005 Chick-fil-A Bowl

Congratulations to all the participants in the 2005 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, and especially to the LSU Tigers for their 40-3 victory over the Miami Hurricanes!

2005 won't see Louisiana State University or the University of Miami (Florida) at a BCS bowl, but they came close, both being highly ranked all season. So LSU (10-2) vs. Miami (9-2) at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl promises to be a spectacular contest. Get your Peach Bowl tickets now to be in Atlanta cheering on the LSU Tigers or the Miami Hurricanes!

The Peach Bowl was first recognized officially as part of the NCAA post-season in 1968. Since 1996, it has carried the name Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, and as the event has grown, so have its scholarship and charitable contributions, now totally in the millions of dollars. It is held at the Georgia Dome, which is the home of the National Football League's Atlanta Falcons. As high as a 27-story building with a roof made of fiberglass panels coated in Teflon, the Georgia Dome is holds over 71,500 sports fans, and attendance at the Peach Bowl has maxed out in recent years. Getting Peach Bowl tickets is a goal of football fans from all over the Southeast and beyond, who perennially make it the most highly attended bowl game outside the Bowl Championship Series.

The Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl is always a competition between two conferences, the Atlantic Coast Conference and the Southeastern Conference. Traditionally match ups between the ACC and SEC are high scoring and close games. The game is held around the 30th of December to the second of January. It is possibly the only time teams from these two rival conferences will play each other, so you'll want to get your Peach Bowl tickets soon before they are gone.

The Peach Bowl was held for the first time on December 30th, 1968. The game was between LSU and Florida State with LSU winning 31-27. The history of the Peach Bowl shows that it is one of the most intense and important bowl games of all. Team scores are on average as close as seven points between winning and losing, while it is rare for any bowl game to be decided by a margin of less than ten points. Many of football's renowned coaches and star players have participated here--Harris Barton, Dick Bestwick, Randy White, and Jerry Claiborne are all in the Peach Bowl Hall of Fame.

Discover Atlanta while you're visiting for the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, and you won't need much persuasion to come back again. This is a city with big-time sports all year round, the place where you can watch the NBA's Atlanta Hawks, baseball's Atlanta Braves or Atlanta Falcons' football. How about the NHL's Atlanta Thrashers, or a day of NASCAR racing at Atlanta Motor speedway? We are your sports ticket broker for all Atlanta events.


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