What do so many players love bowl games? It's not just about the game. It's about the free stuff -- bowl gifts are as much a part of the bowl system as ugly sport coats.
The Sports Business Journal compiled a list of bowl gifts, which you can see in its entirety here.
Here are the gifts for Pac-10 bowls -- and how happy are Arizona's players they were tapped by the Alamo Bowl and aren't back in the Holiday Bowl!
Valero Alamo: Microsoft Xbox 360 with Kinect; $20 Game Stop gift card; Kicker 541 headphones; Apple iPod shuffle.
Bridgepoint Education Holiday: Best Buy gift card.
Discover Orange: Gift suite* & Tourneau watch.
Tostitos BCS National Championship Game: Gift suite*
*According to Sports Business Journal a "Gift suite" is: "...set up as private events in which game participants, and often bowl VIPs, are given an order form and allowed to select a gift, or gifts, up to a value that is predetermined by each specific bowl, not to exceed the NCAA limit of $500 per person."