Georgia vs. TCU: Liberty Bowl at a glance
Who: Georgia (7-5, 4-4 in SEC) vs. TCU (6-6, 4-5 in Big 12)
What: AutoZone Liberty Bowl
When: Friday, Dec. 30, Noon ET
Where: Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, Memphis, Tenn.
Why: The game matches teams from the SEC and Big 12.
Tickets: Sideline ($85) and Chairback ($95) tickets and can be ordered online now or by calling the Athletic Association ticket office 877-542-1231 between 8:30a.m. – 4:30p.m. ET Monday–Friday. All orders will be filled in the order in which they are received. They also can be purchased via the AutoZone Liberty Bowl website.
Last Time: Arkansas 45, Kansas State 23 (Note: Game was played on Jan. 2, 2016)
Team With Most Appearances: Arkansas, 5
Team With Most Wins: Ole Miss, 4
History: The Bulldogs have made three previous trips to the Memphis bowl game. N.C. State defeated Georgia, 14-7, in the 1967 game; Georgia came out on top of Arkansas, 20-17, in the 1987 game; UCF defeated the Bulldogs, 10-6, in 2010…Georgia and TCU have played three times previous. The Bulldogs defeated TCU, 40-26, in the January 1, 1942 Orange Bowl, and recorded regular season victories in 1980 (34-3), and 1988 (38-10). The 1942 Orange Bowl was Georgia’s first bowl game.
What They Said: “We look forward to representing the SEC in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl in Memphis and competing against TCU, Rarely do we face an opponent from the Big 12, and we look forward to this matchup. Steve (Ehrhart), his staff and volunteers will take great care of our team, administrative staff and Bulldog fans.” – UGA J. Reid Parker Director of Athletics Greg McGarity.
“This will be my first trip to the game as a player or coach but the Liberty Bowl has a long history of providing a quality bowl experience that I’m sure our players and fans will enjoy. We will face a quality Big 12 opponent in TCU and I’m sure Coach Patterson will have them at their best on December 30. We are anxious to begin practice and preparations for the trip to Memphis.” – UGA coach Kirby Smart
Bulldogs Bowl History: This will be Georgia’s 52nd bowl game appearance—fourth most of any team in the country. The Bulldogs’ all-time bowl record is 29-19-3. The Bulldogs’ 52 bowl games ranks fourth nationally and the 29 wins ranks third.
(Note: Georgia Bulldog Club members will receive the number of tickets to the bowl they requested during the pre-order process with Hartman Fund contributors receiving priority on ticket assignment based on their cumulative score. Members of The Georgia Bulldog Club who have not yet placed an order to AutoZone Liberty may order tickets at this time, however they will not be assigned based on priority but in the order which they are received.)