Georgia, TCU meeting for 1st time since 1988 in Liberty Bowl

Georgia, TCU meeting for 1st time since 1988 in Liberty Bowl

By The Associated Press=

Liberty Bowl

TCU (6-6, Big 12) vs. Georgia (7-5, Southeastern Conference), Dec. 30, noon EST.

LOCATION: Memphis, Tennessee.

TOP PLAYERS

TCU: RB Kyle Hicks has 954 yards rushing for 12 TDs. He also has 42 catches for 396 yards and two TDs.

Georgia: RBs Nick Chubb and Sony Michel. Chubb has 988 yards rushing for 7 TDs. Michel has 753 yards rushing with three TDs.

NOTABLE

TCU: The Horned Frogs have dropped four of their last six games, including a 30-6 setback at Kansas State to close the regular season. The Frogs also suffered two double-overtime losses this season, to Arkansas and Texas Tech.

Georgia: The Bulldogs dealt with growing pains for much of the season as they adapted to a new coaching staff while breaking in freshman quarterback Jacob Eason. Georgia showed momentum with a three-game winning streak that included a victory over Auburn before capping the regular season with a home loss to Georgia Tech.

LAST TIME

Georgia beat TCU 38-10 on Sept. 10, 1988.

BOWL HISTORY

TCU is making its second Liberty Bowl appearance and playing its 32nd bowl game overall.

Georgia is making its fourth Liberty Bowl appearance and playing its 52nd bowl game overall.

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