Bowl Announcement Coming Sunday

Dec. 3, 2016

DENTON - Sunday, North Texas will learn if that invitation is in the mail.

The Mean Green football team is one of a handful of squads with 5-7 records and high Academic Progress Rate scores that could be invited to a bowl game. The decision will come down Sunday, and is expected be released at approximately 1:30 p.m. central time.

The decision will be announced on at that time, and tickets for the game will go on sale immediately after the announcement is made.

At 11 a.m. ESPN will begin its College Football Playoff Selection Show, and at approximately 11:30 a.m. the four teams that will make up this year’s College Football Playoffs will be revealed. The remainder of the bowl lineup is tentatively slated to be announced at 1:30 p.m., and North Texas’ destination will be revealed at that time on

The bowls that are considered leading candidates for the Mean Green are:

  • Las Vegas Bowl, Las Vegas, Nevada, Dec. 17
  • AutoNation Cure Bowl, Orlando, Florida, Dec. 17
  • Raycom Media Camellia Bowl, Montgomery, Alabama, Dec. 17
  • Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl, Fort Worth, Dec. 23
  • Camping World Independence Bowl, Shreveport, Louisiana, Dec. 26
  • St. Petersburg Bowl, St. Petersburg, Florida, Dec. 26
  • Motel 6 Cactus Bowl, Phoenix, Dec. 27
  • Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl, Dallas, Dec. 27
  • Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl, Tucson, Arizona, Dec. 30



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