Reggie Campbell, Runningback
United States Naval Academy, 2005
In the inaugural San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl, Navy running back Reggie Campbell put his name in the record books as he led the Midshipmen to a 51-30 victory over the Colorado State Rams. Campbell took over the game as he tallied 116 yards rushing, 89 yards receiving, and an NCAA-record tying five touchdowns (3 rushing, 2 receiving). Campbell returned once more to the Poinsettia Bowl with Navy in 2007, where he recorded the longest run from scrimmage (44 yards) in the game's history.
Kyle Basler, Punter
Washington State University, 2003
In 2003, Washington State punter Kyle Basler became the only punter in Holiday Bowl history to earn Defensive Most Valuable Player honors. While his team struggled to score points in the first half, Basler kept them in the game by dominating the field-position battle, consistently pinning Texas deep in their own territory. By the end of the game, Basler had punted seven times for 281 yards (40.1 yard average), and landed five punts inside his opponent's 13-yard line. His fifth punt of the evening ended up putting the game out of reach as he pinned the Longhorns at their own four-yard line, and in the ensuing Texas drive, the Cougar defense forced a safety to put Washington State up 28-13.
Richard K. Circuit, Board of Directors
A volunteer of the San Diego Bowl Game Association since 1978, Richard K. Circuit has served as a member of the Board of Directors for almost three decades. He served as president of the Holiday Bowl in 1994, and since his presidency, Circuit has spent the past twenty years as an active member of the board of directors, serving as chair of the Legal Committee and National Strategy Committee. He has been the lead negotiator for every conference agreement, title sponsor contract, and television network contract for the past three decades. He was also intimately involved in the presentation that led to the certification of San Diego's second bowl game, the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl.