SOURCES: Georgia Southern to play in Raycom Media Camellia Bowl

SOURCES: Georgia Southern to play in Raycom Media Camellia Bowl
Georgia Southern RB Wesley Fields runs away from the Georgia State defense. (Source: Wallace, Jake)

STATESBORO, GA (WTOC) - The Georgia Southern football team will spend its postseason playing in the Raycom Media Camellia Bowl* in Montgomery, Alabama,, according to sources within the university.

Under first-year head coach Chad Lunsford, the Eagles finished 9-3 this season after only winning two games the previous year.

The game will Georgia Southern’s second appearance in a bowl since joining the FBS. The Eagles previously played in the GoDaddy Bowl in 2015, where they beat Bowling Green 58-27.

An official announcement for is expected to be made after the College Football Playoff committee makes its selections on Dec. 2.

*Raycom Media is the parent company of WTOC.

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