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Texas A&M to face NC State in TaxSlayer Gator Bowl

Aggies and Wolfpack head to Jacksonville to play for the first time

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Bowl matchups are dropping, and the 8-4 Aggies will face off against the North Carolina State Wolfpack in the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl. The game will be played in Jacksonville at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 31, and air on ESPN.

  • This marks the 10th straight year A&M has gone to a bowl game, but the first time in 71 years they will travel to the state of Florida for a bowl.
  • NC State finished the regular season at 9-3, with a 5-3 record in the Atlantic Coast Conference. A&M finished the regular season at 8-4, with a 5-3 record in the Southeastern Conference.
  • The Aggies and Wolfpack have never played each other before.

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