2018 Peach Bowl (December)

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2018 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
CFP New Year's Six
51st Peach Bowl
DateDecember 29, 2018
Season2018
StadiumMercedes-Benz Stadium
LocationAtlanta, Georgia
FavoriteMichigan by 7
United States TV coverage
NetworkESPN & ESPN Radio
AnnouncersBob Wischusen, Brock Huard and Allison Williams (ESPN)
Tom Hart, Jordan Rodgers and Cole Cubelic (ESPN Radio)
Peach Bowl
 < 2018 (Jan.) 2019

The 2018 Peach Bowl is a college football bowl game that will be played on December 29, 2018. It will be the 51st edition of the Peach Bowl, and the second Peach Bowl to be played in Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The Peach Bowl will be one of the College Football Playoff New Year's Six bowl games, and one of the 2018–19 bowl games concluding the 2018 FBS football season. Sponsored by the Chick-fil-A restaurant franchise, the game will be officially known as the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl.

Teams[edit]

The game will feature the Michigan Wolverines of the Big Ten Conference and the Florida Gators of the Southeastern Conference (SEC) in their fifth meeting against each other. Michigan has won each of its prior games against Florida, most recently in the 2017 Advocare Classic by a score of 33–17.[1]

Michigan Wolverines[edit]

After finishing their regular season with a 10–2 record (8–1 in conference), the Wolverines were selected to their first Peach Bowl appearance. This will be their 47th bowl game appearance, tied for 11th-highest total all-time among FBS schools.[2]

Florida Gators[edit]

After finishing their regular season with a 9–3 record (5–3 in conference), the Gators were selected to their third Peach Bowl appearance. This will be their 44th bowl game appearance.[3]

Game summary[edit]

Scoring summary[edit]

Scoring summary
Quarter Time Drive Team Scoring information Score
Plays Yards TOP FLA MICH
"TOP" = time of possession. For other American football terms, see Glossary of American football.

Statistics[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
No. 10 Gators 0
No. 8 Wolverines 0
Statistics FLA MICH
First downs
Plays–yards
Rushes–yards
Passing yards
Passing: Comp–Att–Int
Time of possession
Team Category Player Statistics
Florida Passing
Rushing
Receiving
Michigan Passing
Rushing
Receiving

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2017: Michigan vs. Florida". advocareclassicfootball.com. September 2, 2017. Retrieved December 2, 2018.
  2. ^ Ablauf, Dave; Shepard, Chad (December 2, 2018). "Michigan Matched Up Against Florida in Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl on Dec. 29". MGoBlue.com. CBS Interactive. Retrieved December 2, 2018.
  3. ^ Carter, Scott (December 2, 2018). "Gators Get Peachy Rematch with Michigan". floridagators.com. Retrieved December 2, 2018.

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