2021 TaxSlayer Gator Bowl date and time announced

2021 TaxSlayer Gator Bowl date and time announced
(Gator Bowl Sports)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. —

The TaxSlayer Gator Bowl, TaxSlayer and ESPN announced today the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl will be Saturday, Jan. 2.

Kickoff will be at noon, at the TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville. The game will be nationally televised on ESPN.

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Brian Rhodes, President and Chief Executive Officer of TaxSlayer said, “Now in its 76th year, the bowl represents a rich history and a commitment to tradition. We are truly honored to align our name with such a prestigious event that connects us with college football fans in Jacksonville and across the country.”

The 2021 game will be the first of a six-year deal that features the Southeastern Conference as the anchor team vs. an Atlantic Coast Conference team, which includes University of Notre Dame.

“The 76th TaxSlayer Gator Bowl game is perfectly positioned to kick-off a strong day of college football programming leading into the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl and culminates with the Capital One Orange Bowl. We look forward to hosting the participating teams and their fans in Jacksonville on January 2nd,” said TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Chairman, John Duce.

Following the precedent set by the Jaguars, and the Georgia-Florida game, the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl will allow approximately 25% stadium capacity for seating.

Face coverings will also be required for the game.

For more information about tickets or stadium policies and procedures for the 2021 game visit: https://www.taxslayergatorbowl.com/