Cure Bowl Matchup

Publish date:

Georgia State (6-6) vs. San Jose State (5-7), Dec. 19, 7 p.m.

LOCATION: Orlando Citrus Bowl, Orlando, Florida.


Georgia State: QB Nick Arbuckle has thrown for 41,60 yards and 26 touchdowns. He averages 346.7 yards passing per game to rank sixth among all Football Bowl Subdivision players.

San Jose State: RB Tyler Ervin has rushed for 1,469 yards and 13 touchdowns. He also has 44 catches for 337 yards and two scores.


Georgia State: This program is in only its sixth year of existence. Georgia State had posted a combined record of 2-33 from 2012-14 before taking a dramatic step forward this season. The Panthers enter the Cure Bowl on a four-game winning streak.

San Jose State: The Spartans received a bowl invitation despite finishing the regular season with a losing record. San Jose State has dropped three of its last four games, though that stretch includes a 17-16 setback against BYU and a 37-34 overtime defeat at Nevada.


This will be their first meeting.


Georgia State: First bowl appearance of any sort.

San Jose State: Tenth bowl appearance and first since 2012.