Fast facts

League: NCAA Football

Team: Falcons

Head Coach: Mike Jinks

Team Mascot: Freddie and Frieda Falcon

Year Opened: 1966

Capacity: 24000

City / State: Bowling Green / Ohio

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Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

Battle of I-75

Rival Team: Toledo Rockets

The annual rivalry between the Falcons and the Toledo Rockets dates back to 1980 when the Falcons took down the Rockets 17-6. The rivalry has been played every year since then with the winner taking home the Peace Pipe Trophy initially and now the Battle of I-75 Trophy. These two Ohio-based universities are only 25 miles apart, so there are plenty of fans from both sides when these two meet creating a tense and fun game day atmosphere.

Anniversary Award

Rival Team: Kent State Golden Flashes

Bowling Green competes with Kent State for the Anniversary Award. The rivalry began in 1985 with the Falcons securing victory over the Golden Flashes 26-14. Since then the Falcons have held the upper hand in the series winning 23 of the 30 meetings. While these matchups have been lopsided on the field in the stands, you’ll find lots of fans from both teams make the trip across the state when these two bitter rivals get together.

SuperTailgate Awards

Fast facts

League: NCAA Football

Team: Falcons

Head Coach: Mike Jinks

Team Mascot: Freddie and Frieda Falcon

Year Opened: 1966

Capacity: 24000

City / State: Bowling Green / Ohio