Melbourne bowl ‘good to go’ in 2016

The college football bowl season could be expanding to the land down under.

According to a report from Brett McMurphy of, there are increasing talks for a bowl game that would take place in Melbourne, Australia between the Pac-12 and Mountain West Conference.

While there has been nothing finalized, it would appear from the report that the game could get underway as soon as 2016.

Bowl organizer says Australia “good to go,” ready to start Melbourne bowl in 2016 b/w Pac-12 & MWC

— Brett McMurphy (@Brett_McMurphy) May 7, 2015

There are still plenty of details that will need to be ironed our — including a title sponsor for the bowl game — but the Melbourne bowl seems like it is becoming a reality in the near future.

How do you feel about two college programs participating in an international bowl game? At the very least, it would be a great experience for the student-athletes who get to make the trip.

Sound off in the comments section below and share your thoughts.

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