2007 Outback Bowl
21st Outback Bowl
2007 Outback Bowl logo
1234 Total
Tennessee 3700 10
Penn State 010010 20
DateJanuary 1, 2007
StadiumRaymond James Stadium
LocationTampa, Florida
MVPTony Hunt (Penn State RB)
National anthemCharlie Daniels[1]
RefereeJerry McGinn (Big East)
Halftime showUniversity of Tennessee and Penn State University bands, 2007 National Outback Bowl Mass Band Show
United States TV coverage
AnnouncersMike Patrick, Todd Blackledge and Holly Rowe[2]
Outback Bowl
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The 2007 Outback Bowl Game was a college football bowl game played on January 1, 2007, at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. It was part of the 2006–2007 bowl game season that concluded the 2006 NCAA Division I FBS football season. This was the 21st edition of the bowl game originally known as the Hall of Fame Bowl, later rebranded as the Outback Bowl through sponsorship from Outback Steakhouse. The game pitted the 18th-ranked Tennessee Volunteers against the unranked Penn State Nittany Lions[3] and was televised on ESPN.

Scoring summary

First quarter

Second quarter

Third quarter

Fourth quarter


  1. ^ a b Crawley, Stan (January 1, 2007). "Penn State Defeats Tennessee, 20–10, In Outback Bowl". chattanoogan.com. Archived from the original on January 3, 2007. Retrieved January 17, 2008.
  2. ^ "TV.com Forums – Bowl Game Announcers". Archived from the original on February 12, 2008. Retrieved January 17, 2008.
  3. ^ Rankings from the Coaches Poll on December 3, 2006.