• Kentucky to play Georgia Tech in TaxSlayer Bowl in Jacksonville

    By: Action News Jax

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    Kentucky will play Georgia Tech in the TaxSlayer Bowl in Jacksonville on New Year's Eve.

    The TaxSlayer Bowl chairman announced the matchup on Sunday.

    The Kentucky Wildcats will serve as the Southeastern Conference representative after finishing this season with a 7-5 record.

    This will be Kentucky’s first appearance in the TaxSlayer Bowl. 

    This will be the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets eighth appearance in the TaxSlayer Bowl.

    The Atlantic Coast Conference representative finished their regular season with an overall record of 8-4.  

    There will be a New Year's Eve Bowl Bash concert on Saturday night.

    The concert is free and performers include Brothers Osborne and Brett Young.

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