Fiesta Bowl by the numbers

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by Jared Dillingham

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azfamily.com

Posted on January 3, 2012 at 6:35 AM

Updated Tuesday, Jan 3 at 6:41 AM

* 70,000 fans watched the Fiesta Bowl at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale

* $200 million is the estimated economic boost the bowl brings to the Valley

* $1 million is the fine the Fiesta Bowl paid the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) organization in wake of its financial and ethical scandal

* $40 was the cheapest ticket price still posted Monday on StubHub.com

* 17 hours is the average it took Oklahoma State fans to drive to the Valley

* 12 hours is the average it took drivers from Stanford

* 18,000 BBQ beef sandwiches were made at the tailgate party prior to the game

* 20,000 fans from Oklahoma made the trek to the Valley for the Fiesta Bowl, according to boosters

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