Clemson rout lowers TV ratings for Russell Athletic Bowl


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Clemson dominated Oklahoma 40-6 in the Russell Athletic Bowl.
Clemson dominated Oklahoma 40-6 in the Russell Athletic Bowl.

The Clemson 40-6 rout of Oklahoma in the 2014 Russell Athletic Bowl had 4.9 million viewers on ESPN on Dec. 29. This was down 15% from last year's Louisville-Miami contest (5.7 Million).

The Russell Athletic Bowl was the second highest rated cable telecast on Dec. 29 besides the Texas Bowl featuring Texas and Arkansas which aired on ESPN at 9 PM.

However, the 2014 Russell Athletic Bowl did beat popular shows such as WWE Monday Night RAW, Street Outlaws, Major Crimes and House Hunters.

Here are the full ratings here

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Chart courtesy: SportsMediaWatch.com

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spacer Clearly the audience just didn't want to be there.***
ClemsonTiger1988®
spacer That's funny. Very clever. I think the fact that it was...
thetigerdaddy®
spacer At least our game beat out House Hunters for viewership***
strodetiger®
spacer Funny you say that
Clemson_Alumnus®
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pwr333
spacer What did they expect? It came on @ 5:30 on a work day?
Hi Cotton Tiger®
spacer Re: What did they expect? It came on @ 5:30 on a work day?
76clemson
spacer "THEY" (ESPN & powers that be) will do anything....
jbthe1tiger99
spacer I do give them cred on showing our entrance though!
jbthe1tiger99
spacer Exactly - 5:30 on a Monday wok day - a horrible start time
Smiling Tiger®
spacer Re: Exactly - 5:30 on a Monday wok day - a horrible start time
Tigerbalm1®
spacer That's for sure.***
Smiling Tiger®
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gepage
spacer LOL! It was a 5:30 PM kickoff with a central time zone team
Swarley
spacer I think it was all the coots who stopped watching when they
tigergirl78
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Jbanno89
spacer Last year's Russell Athletic Bowl was on a Saturday at 6:45
Tigers Rule®
spacer I've watched it four times.
cundvale®
spacer Re: I've watched it four times.
cutig80
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