The 72nd annual TaxSlayer Bowl in Jacksonville, Fla. will be played on Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016 at 11 a.m. The historic college football game will once again be played at EverBank Field and televised nationally on ESPN.
The TaxSlayer Bowl precedes the College Football Playoff semi-final games which will be played that afternoon. The game time was announced Tuesday by David Boree, chairman of Gator Bowl Sports.
The TaxSlayer Bowl features a team from the Southeastern Conference facing an opponent from the Big Ten Conference, the Atlantic Coast Conference or the University of Notre Dame.
In last year’s bowl game, the University of Georgia defeated Penn State University 24-17.