The Bulldogs closed an up-and-down 2016 season by winning three of their last four games, and look to cap the year with a win over TCU in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl in Memphis, Tennessee. The Horned Frogs come in 6-6, including just a 4-5 mark in Big 12 play.
Georgia (6-6) vs. TCU (8-4)
Dec. 30, 2016
Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, Memphis, TN
How to watch
Game time: 12 p.m. ET
TV Channel: ESPN
Live stream: You can live stream the Liberty Bowl here.
Players to watch
Georgia running back Nick Chubb made waves when he, along with fellow backfield mate Sony Michel, announced intentions to return to school next season. Chubb is just an eyelash below 1,000 yards for the season with 988 and seven touchdowns. He hasn’t rushed for 1,000 yards since 2014 (1,547).
TCU quarterback Kenny Hill can do a bit of everything, as he threw for 3,062 yards and 15 touchdowns this season while adding 537 rushing yards and nine scores on the ground.
Georgia is 3-0 against TCU, with all three wins coming by double-digit margins dating back to two meetings in the 1980s and one meeting in 1942.
This is Georgia’s 20th bowl trip in a row; the Bulldogs are 14-5 in the previous 19 trips.
Georgia last played in the Liberty Bowl in 2010 with a 10-6 loss to UCF and has played in the bowl three times overall (1-2).
TCU won its only previous trip to the Liberty Bowl back in 2002 over Colorado State, 17-3.
The Horned Frogs (6-6) need a win to avoid just their second sub-.500 season in the last 12 seasons.
This is TCU’s third straight bowl trip and 11th in the last 12 years; the Horned Frogs are 8-2 in the previous 10 bowl trips.
The Horned Frogs ranked 24th in passing yards per game this season in the FBS with 278.3.
Georgia wide receiver Michael Chigbu is questionable with a knee injury.
Bulldogs defensive lineman DaQuan Hawkins-Muckle is questionable with an ankle injury.
Georgia linebacker Natrez Patrick is questionable with a shoulder injury.