History

On Dec. 20, 2014, the inaugural Raycom Media Camellia Bowl kicked off at the historic Cramton Bowl in Montgomery, Ala. MORE

The Cramton Bowl has played host to Major League Baseball, minor league baseball and plenty of football. The stadium has the designation of having been the first in the South to feature a football game under the lights, a night game pitting Cloverdale against Pike Road High School in 1927. The game drew more than 7,200 attendees and helped prompt a stadium seating expansion in 1929.

Cramton Bowl is also formerly the home of the Blue-Gray Football Classic college football game. The Alabama Crimson Tide played home games in the capital city at Cramton Bowl from 1922 to 1932 and in various years through 1954.

2014 Bowling Green 33 | South Alabama 28

Bart Starr MVP – James Knapke James Knapke capped an exciting fourth quarter with a 78-yard bomb to Roger Lewis with 64 seconds left to lift Bowling Green to a 33-28 win over South Alabama in the inaugural Raycom Media Camellia Bowl at Montgomery’s Cramton Bowl on Saturday night.

2015 Appalachian State 31 | Ohio 29

Bart Starr MVP – Marcus Cox Zach Matics drilled a 23-yarder through the middle of the uprights as time expired to lift Appalachian State to a 31-29 win over Ohio University in front of 21,395 fans at the second annual Camellia Bowl.