North Texas played in the Heart of Dallas Bowl previous year and lost to Army in overtime 38-31.
After recording back-to-back 10-win seasons, Neal Brown and his team will be headed to New Orleans to play in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl. "I have heard so many stories about how great the New Orleans Bowl experience was from our fans, staff and former players who were there from 2001-04". The 2016 Mean Green got in by way of high Academic Progress Report scores and became the rare bowl team to finish the season with eight losses. "This is a bowl game that our fans have circled every year and we're looking forward to seeing a strong Trojan presence in New Orleans". Troy is 8-2 all-time against North Texas, winning the last meeting between the two 14-7 in 2012.
Troy finished the regular season with a 10-2 record, which included a win over LSU on September 30.
Flacco, Ravens crank up the offence in 44-20 win over Lions
The Ravens defense forced three Detroit turnovers on the day, including an Eric Weddle interception return for a touchdown. The big play on the 36-yard scoring drive was Flacco's 23-yard back-shoulder completion to Wallace on the far sideline.
The Trojans won a share of the Sun Belt title with Appalachian State, capping a regular season that included a signature non-conference win at LSU.
The 2017 New Orleans Bowl kicks off at noon Central Dec. 16 at the Mercedes Benz Superdome.
"The R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl Committee, staff and volunteers are delighted to welcome back Troy University and the University of North Texas to New Orleans", said R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl Chairman Sheriff Paul Valteau.
Valencia defeat leaves Barcelona five points clear
It also allowed Atletico Madrid to edge closer to Valencia after they came from behind to beat Real Sociedad on yesterday. The southern Madrid club moved from 11th to seventh in the standings, only one point behind sixth-place Villarreal.
Kim Jong Nam 'had nerve agent antidote in bag'
A doctor testified the report at the Malaysian High Court and said that the police had given her the antidotes for testing. Just prior to an extended adjournment, the courtroom in Kuala Lumpur heard testimony Friday from toxicologist Dr.
James Franco Has Found His Next Biopic
Franco will exec producers through Rowena Films with Vince Jolivette and Adrian Alperovich of MWM, which will fully finance. In A Boy Named Shel , Lisa Rogak tells the full story of a life as antic and adventurous as any of his creations.
Oppenheimer Reaffirms Buy Rating for Costco Wholesale (COST)
The retailer reported $2.08 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.02 by $0.06. Finally, Susquehanna Bancshares Inc started coverage on shares of Costco Wholesale in a research note on Friday, February 10th.
LSU to meet Notre Dame in Citrus Bowl
The last time LSU and Notre Dame faced off was in 2014 in the Music City Bowl where the Irish came out on top 31-28. The Tigers have won six of seven games this season after their embarrassing home loss to Troy in late September.
Another girl molested, filmed by miscreants in Odisha
The Bargarh Superintendent of Police had on Saturday ordered a probe after the clipping surfaced on the Internet. Police lodged an FIR on their own and started investigation after the video of the incident went viral.