The JW Marriott Houston Downtown is eagerly preparing for one of the biggest bowl games in the nation! The Academy Sports + Outdoors Texas Bowl is estimated to bring in over 65,000 Baylor University Athletics fans and Vanderbilt University Athletics fans from around the world. As one of the top five most attended bowl games of the year, NRG stadium will be near capacity for the big event.
For the second time since the Texas Bowl’s inception in 2006, the Baylor Bears are representing the Big 12 and competing for prestigious title of bowl champions. The Bears are out for redemption from their loss to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2010.
The Commodores are traveling all the way from Vanderbilt University to compete in the bowl game for the first time. Fans from Nashville and all around the world are gearing up for the game as they represent the SEC at NRG Stadium.
The anticipated game day rivalry is intense as Baylor has home state advantage and history on it’s side while Vanderbilt has the game win predicting by ESPN:
“Vanderbilt was better down the stretch, though, winning three of its last four and pushing Kentucky and Missouri in losses. Kyle Shurmur displays his trademark efficiency against a vulnerable Baylor defense, and Vanderbilt limits familiar face Jalen Hurd and the Bears offense … Vanderbilt 37, Baylor 24.”
Win or lose, the college football fans in attendance are sure to have a phenomenal time in Houston. Especially when you choose to stay at the best luxury hotel in Houston. With exclusive rates and room packages, daily complimentary guest experiences, and easy access to Houston’s hottest entertainment venues, the JW Marriott Houston Downtown is the only destination from Baylor and Vanderbilt Fans.
Elegant Guest Room: $169/night
Two (2) Complimentary Beer or Wine upon Arrival*
Two (2) METRORail Shuttle Passes to and from NRG Stadium**
*One per adult, with a max of two per room, complimentary beer or wine will be selected by the Main Kitchen Manager on Duty; ** One per adult, with a max of two per room. Each pass provides access to the rail for the entire day