Four Mississippi teams to play in bowl games


Four  football teams in the Magnolia State will play in post season bowls games.

Jackson State is headed to Atlanta play in the Celebration Bowl on Dec. 17. The Tigers will take on the Eagles of North Central Carolina.

Also on the 17, Southern Miss face Rice in the Lending Tree Bowl in Mobile.

Ole Miss will play in the Texas Bowl at NRG Stadium in Houston on Dec. 28 against Texas Tech.

The Mississippi State Bulldogs will take on Illinois on Jan. 2 in The Reliaquest Bowl in Tampa.


Celebration Bowl
Jackson State vs. N.C. Central
11 a.m.
Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta

LendingTree Bowl
Rice vs. Southern Mississippi
4:45 p.m.
Hancock Whitney Stadium in Mobile, Alabama

Texas Bowl
Texas Tech vs. Ole Miss
8 p.m.
NRG Stadium in Houston

ReliaQuest Bowl
No. 22 Mississippi State vs. Illinois
11 a.m.
Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida


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