The 2020 Armed Forces Bowl can be performed between the Tulsa Golden Hurricane and the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Dec. 31, 2020. The sport can be performed at Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Price, Texas.
The Armed Forces Bowl has been performed yearly since 2006. The sport was once referred to as the Fort Price Bowl. It’s Tulsa’s third look on this sport and Mississippi State’s first. The Golden Hurricane have misplaced each occasions they performed within the bowl sport.
Tulsa has had a stable season with Zach Smith main the offense. Smith has 1,600 passing yards and 12 landing passes this season. Corey Taylor II leads the crew with 431 speeding yards and three touchdowns. The crew is not going to have Zaven Collins for this sport. Collins, who is predicted to be one of many prime linebackers to be chosen in subsequent 12 months’s draft, introduced he would forgo the sport to give attention to his upcoming professional profession.
It would open up an opportunity for the Bulldogs to finish their disappointing season on a excessive observe. Mississippi State solely has three wins this season however bought a bowl invite because of groups bowing out due to the coronavirus pandemic. The crew began with a win towards No. 6 LSU however misplaced 4 straight after that.
Freshman Will Rogers has been the starter just lately. He has 1,828 passing yards and 10 landing passes this season. Jaden Walley leads the crew with 48 catches for 691 yards and two touchdowns.
It’s Tulsa’s first bowl since 2016. Mississippi State has been in a bowl sport since 2010. The crew is on a two-game bowl sport dropping streak.
ARMED FORCES BOWL INFO
Sponsor: Lockheed Martin
Date: December 31
Time (ET): Midday
Location: Fort Price, Texas
Stadium: Amon G. Stadium
ARMED FORCES BOWL RECENT WINNERS
2016: Louisiana Tech