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Employee Spotlight – Kyle Harmon

A Tomball, Texas native, Kyle Harmon has made his way around some of the major cities in Texas. After graduating high school , he left the Houston area and made a one-year stop at UTSA before finding his home at The University of Texas at Austin. He graduated in December 2019 with a degree in …

Bowl Scholarship Winners Head to College

In the 2020-21 season, the Valero Alamo Bowl awarded the largest number of scholarships in its history with over $1 million split between 153 high school and college students. Through the Valero Alamo Bowl Student-Athlete Scholarship program, 84 San Antonio area high school student winners each received a $7,500 scholarship. The Bowl sent their checks …

Bowl Kicks Off December 29

The 29th annual Valero Alamo Bowl will be played at the 65,000 seat Alamodome in San Antonio on Wednesday, December 29 in an exclusive primetime window on ESPN. Kickoff time will be 8:15 p.m. CST. Matching up the top teams from the Big 12 and Pac-12 conference after the CFP selections, the 2021 Valero Alamo …

Jett Returns as 2021 Bowl Chair

The Valero Alamo Bowl announced its officers who will oversee the 2021 Valero Alamo Bowl and its Community Festival of Events.  Clay Jett will return as Chair of the organization’s Board of Directors.  Jett is Regional Chairman of Spirit of Texas Bank, a Texas-based commercial bank that has 38 locations in the Houston, Dallas/Fort Worth, …

Texas Seniors Shoot For 4-0 Bowl Record

After winning a Texas Bowl, Sugar Bowl and last year’s Valero Alamo Bowl, the senior class of Texas would be a perfect 4-0 in the post-season with a win against Colorado on Tuesday. This is the 19th meeting between these two teams. The first coming in 1940 and the last in 2009 when the Buffaloes …

Colorado Places 12 on All-Pac-12 Teams

A dozen University of Colorado football players made the various All-Pac-12 Conference football teams, with their head coach also earning special recognition First-year head coach Karl Dorrell was named the Pac-12’s Coach of the Year. That means for the fifth straight year the Pac 12 Coach of the Year will be on the sidelines for …

#20 Texas vs. Colorado in 2020 Valero Alamo Bowl

#20 Texas and Colorado will play in the 2020 Valero Alamo Bowl on December 29, 2020 at 8:00 p.m. CST in the Alamodome. Attendance in the 65,000 seats facility will be capped at 11,000 and follow the same safety plan the Alamodome used to successfully host six UTSA football home games. Click here for a …

Selection Sunday Update

In a normal year, a bowl trip is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for players to spend 4-5 days in a city they might not get a chance to visit again with a team they might not ever play with again. While this year was unlike any other, we should celebrate the fact there was exciting college …

SEAWORLD’S CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION

Join us as we deck the halls for SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration, the largest holiday light display and celebration in Texas! This wintery, watery wonderland features extraordinary Christmas shows, festive foods, Santa Claus, and more! Join Santa and Mrs. Claus for a special Christmas feast and story time. Stroll past life-sized story book vignettes featuring the …

Bowl Surprises Students with Record-Giving

For the 2020-21 season, the Valero Alamo Bowl will award the largest number of scholarships in its history with over $1 million split between the high school and collegiate programs and over 150 winners.  This amount is projected to be the most in local scholarship giving among all the NCAA bowl games and will bring …