2015 MARMOT BOCA RATON BOWL HEAD COACHES PRESS CONFERENCE TO BE HELD DEC. 9

What: 2015 Marmot Boca Raton Bowl Head Coaches Press Conference

When: Wednesday, Dec. 9, 4 p.m. ET

Where: Via Mizner Golf & Country Club, 6200 Boca Del Mar Dr., Boca Raton, Fla. 33433 (561-392-7991)

Who: University of Toledo Vice President and Director of Athletics Mike O’Brien, University of Toledo Head Football Coach Jason Candle, Temple University Director of Athletics Dr. Patrick Kraft, Temple University Head Football Coach Matt Rhule, and Marmot Boca Raton Bowl Executive Director Doug Mosley.

Why: Media members will have their first opportunity for in-person access to the 2015 Marmot Boca Raton Bowl participating head coaches and Bowl representatives, as well as have the chance to get photos and video of the participants.

Details: The press conference will be streamed live on www.MarmotBocaRatonBowl.com. The link will be distributed tomorrow prior to the event. Also, footage will be available post-event by request.

Event Day Media Contacts:

Rachel Rodriguez: rrodriguez@orangebowl.org or 954-254-5139

Jena LaMendola: jena.lamendola@espn.com or 561-306-4508

NOTE: The Marmot Boca Raton Bowl is currently accepting credential applications. Credential applications will be accepted until Friday, Dec. 11. Media can access the application by logging on to http://espnevents.com/boca-raton-bowl/media/. The 2015 Marmot Boca Raton Bowl is on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 7 p.m., at FAU Stadium and will feature Temple University versus University of Toledo.

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Collegiate Football
AdvoCare Texas Kickoff (Houston); AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl (Houston); Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl (Atlanta); Birmingham Bowl (Alabama); Famous Idaho Potato Bowl (Boise); Gildan New Mexico Bowl (Albuquerque); Hawai’i Bowl (Honolulu); Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl (Dallas-Fort Worth); Marmot Boca Raton Bowl (Florida); MEAC/SWAC Challenge presented by Disney (Orlando, Fla.); Orlando Kickoff (Florida); Popeyes Bahamas Bowl (Nassau); Raycom Media Camellia Bowl (Montgomery, Ala.); Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl (Nevada); St. Petersburg Bowl (Florida); The Home Depot College Football Awards (Atlanta) and Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl (Dallas-Fort Worth)

Collegiate Basketball

AdvoCare Invitational (Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Fla.); Armed Forces Classic (Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan); DIRECTV Wooden Legacy (Orange County, Calif.); College Basketball Awards Presented by Wendy’s (Los Angeles); Gildan Charleston Classic (South Carolina); Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic (Honolulu); Jimmy V Men’s  Classic Presented by Corona (New York City); Jimmy V Women’s Classic Presented by Corona (Storrs, Conn.); NIT Season Tip-Off (Brooklyn, N.Y.); Puerto Rico Tip-Off (San Juan) and State Farm Champions Classic (Chicago)

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