When: Dec. 20, 8 p.m. ET (ESPN)
The Game: In its fifth year, the New Orleans Bowl will be played at Cajun Field in Lafeyette, La. as a result of damage to its traditional home at the Louisiana Superdome. It annually welcomes the Sun Belt champions and a team from Conference USA and is often the first bowl game of the season.
The Teams: Arkansas State (6-5, 5-2) won a tiebreaker for first place in the Sun Belt. Southern Miss (6-5, 5-3) finished in a tie for third in Conference USA.
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