2018-19 College football bowl game gifts highlighted by personalized items, electronics

    Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray, right, celebrates with teammate Neville Gallimore after beating Texas 39-27 in the Big 12 Conference championship NCAA college football game on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)

    Gift packages are handed out to student-athletes participating in college football bowl games each year.

    The gifts usually include at least one of the latest electronic trends, backpacks or gift cards to the store of the bowl's sponsor.

    This year, personalized items — like bobbleheads and Fathead decals — are in the mix for a few teams, according to Sports Business Journal's David Broughton and Brandon McClung.

    The Sports Business Journal reports players in the College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Capital One Orange Bowl will receive a gift suite, Tourneau watch, personalized bobblehead of themselves and a sling bag.

    Other sweet gift packages include:

    • AutoZone Liberty Bowl: Shopping trip to Memphis' Bass Pro Shops, a Bose SoundLink micro Bluetooth speaker, Bulova watch, Nike athletic shoes, sport sandals, backpack, sunglasses and football
    • VRBO Citrus Bowl: $400 Best Buy gift card, Fossil watch, Ogio backpack with luggage tag
    • Playstation Fiesta Bowl: PS4 gift package, Fossil watch with engraved caseback and Ogio X-fit backpack
    • Military Bowl Presented by Northrop Grumman: Dell Mobile Projector M318WL, $100 Amex Gift Card and ISlides
    • Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl: Ghostek backpack with a power bank and external USB port, Beats Budst, Fire Kindle with built-in Alexa, hydroflask, cooling towel and Frito Lay products in each bag
    • Cheez-It Bowl: Fossil watch with engraved caseback, JBL Charge 3 Bluetooth speaker, Baggo bag toss tailgate cornhole set, Yeti Roadie 20 cooler, Yeti rambler, dry duffel bag, RuMe reveal quart bag, Branded Bills cap and Dollar Shave Club starter set
    • Quick Lane Bowl: $175 Best Buy gift card, JBL E55BT over-ear wireless headphones, life-sized Fathead decal for each participant of his likeness, backpack, shirts, mini helmet and football
    • Hyundai Sun Bowl: Gift suite, Timely Watch Co. watch, Majestic fleece pullover, Ogio Excelsior backpack;,Under Armour cap; and coin

    For the complete list, visit Sports Business Journal.

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