#1 ALL-TIME SPORTS ATTENDANCE IN ALAMODOME HISTORY WATCHES 2006 ALAMO BOWL

The 2006 Alamo Bowl featuring the Texas Longhorns and University of Iowa Hawkeyes reached a final attendance of 65,875 in the 65,000 seat Alamodome making it the most attended sporting event in Alamodome history. ?This year?s Alamo Bowl match-up between Texas and Iowa resulted in the highest demand for tickets in our 14-year history,? said Bob Cohen, 2006 Alamo Bowl Chairman. ?I am pleased that with the addition of temporary seating and standing room only sales this game was able to break the Alamodome?s all-time attendance record. Our thanks go to these two universities and their tremendous fan bases and to the City of San Antonio for doing such a great job welcoming bowl fans to the Riverwalk each year.? This is the Alamo Bowl?s third sellout in the last six games and the fifth in the 14-year history of the game. The 2006 Alamo Bowl soldout on December 9 making it the quickest sellout in the game?s history surpassing the December 11 sellout of the 1999 SYLVANIA Alamo Bowl between Penn State and Texas A&M. Top 10 Alamo Bowl Football Attendances 1. 65,875 Alamo Bowl, Dec. 30, 2006 (Texas vs. Iowa) 2. 65,380 SYLVANIA Alamo Bowl, Dec. 28, 1999 (Penn State vs. Texas A&M) 3. 65,265 MasterCard Alamo Bowl, Dec. 29, 2004 (Ohio State vs. Oklahoma State) 4. 65,232 SYLVANIA Alamo Bowl, Dec. 29, 2001 (Texas Tech vs. Iowa) 5. 64,597 Builders Square Alamo Bowl, Dec. 28, 1995 (Michigan vs. Texas A&M) 6. 62,016 MasterCard Alamo Bowl, Dec. 28, 2005 (Michigan vs. Nebraska) 7. 60,780 Builders Square Alamo Bowl, Dec. 29, 1998 (Kansas State vs. Purdue) 8. 60,028 SYLVANIA Alamo Bowl, Dec. 30, 2000 (Nebraska vs. Northwestern) 9. 56,229 MasterCard Alamo Bowl, Dec. 29, 2003 (Nebraska vs. Michigan State) 10. 55,677 Builders Square Alamo Bowl, Dec. 29, 1996 (Texas Tech vs. Iowa) Top 10 All-Time Alamodome Sports Crowds* 1. 65,875 Alamo Bowl, Dec. 30, 2006 (Texas vs. Iowa) 2. 65,562 New Orleans Saints vs. Atlanta Falcons, Oct. 16, 2005 3. 65,380 SYLVANIA Alamo Bowl, Dec. 28, 1999 (Penn State vs. Texas A&M) 4. 65,265 MasterCard Alamo Bowl, Dec. 29, 2004 (Ohio State vs. Oklahoma State) 5. 65,232 SYLVANIA Alamo Bowl, Dec. 29, 2001 (Texas Tech vs. Iowa) 6. 65,035 Dr Pepper Big 12 Championship, Dec. 4, 1999 (Nebraska vs. Texas) 7. 64,824 Dr Pepper Big 12 Championship, Dec. 6, 1997 (Nebraska vs. Texas A&M) 8. 64,597 Builders Square Alamo Bowl, Dec. 28, 1995 (Michigan vs. Texas A&M) 9. 64,583 AT&T Corps Classic, Sept. 16, 2006 (Texas A&M vs. Army) 10. 63,747 New Orleans Saints vs. Detroit Lions, Dec. 24, 2005 *The South Texas Billy Graham Crusade, a free event on April 6, 1997, has the highest announced crowd in Alamodome history with 66,835. Outside of the Billy Graham Crusade, the only other Alamodome crowd in excess of 60,000 in the history of the building was the WWF Royal Rumble on January 19, 1997 with an attendance of 60,525.

#1 ALL-TIME SPORTS ATTENDANCE IN ALAMODOME HISTORY WATCHES 2006 ALAMO BOWL

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