Georgia vs. Nebraska in Capital One Bowl
The day after falling five yards short of a trip to Miami for the national championship game, Georgia’s football team learned it will play a bowl game in a different Florida city.
The Bulldogs will play Nebraska in the Capital One Bowl in Orlando on Jan. 1 in a matchup of the losers of the SEC and Big Ten championship games.
While Georgia lost the SEC title to Alabama 32-28 on the final play of a stirring game Saturday — “one of the greatest SEC Championship games ever,” conference commissioner Mike Slive called it — Nebraska endured an embarrassing 70-31 loss to Wisconsin in the Big Ten title game.
The Capital One Bowl will kick off at 1 p.m. on New Year’s Day and will be televised on ABC.
This will be Georgia’s sixth appearance in the Capital One Bowl. The Bulldogs are 3-1-1 in the Orlando game, most recently defeating Michigan State there at the end of the 2008 season.
Georgia and Nebraska have met only once previously in football. Georgia lost to the Cornhuskers 45-6 in …
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