LINCOLN, Neb. – Nebraska will appear in a New Year’s Day bowl game for the third straight season, as the Huskers were selected on Sunday to participate in the TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl in Jacksonville. Nebraska will take on Georgia in the Jan. 1 game at EverBank Field. The game will kick off at Noon ET (11 a.m. CT) with ESPN2 providing television coverage of the matchup.
The Huskers go into the bowl game with an 8-4 record, including a 5-3 mark in Big Ten Conference play. Nebraska will enter the Gator Bowl looking to pick up its ninth win of the 2013 season and extend its streak of nine-win seasons to six straight years. Tickets will go on sale Monday morning at 8:00 am CST and can be purchased by calling the Nebraska Ticket Office at 1-800-8-BIG RED or online at Huskers.com