Dollar General Bowl Matchup
LOCATION: Mobile, Alabama
Troy: RB B.J. Smith, Sun Belt-leading 1,093 rushing yards, 12 touchdowns.
Buffalo: LB Khalil Hodge, 139 tackles, 7.5 tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks, interception.
Troy: Trying to reach 10 wins for the fourth consecutive season, which would be a program first.
Buffalo: Fell to Northern Illinois 30-29 in the MAC championship game. Has already set a school record for wins.
Troy: Third consecutive bowl trip and third time playing in a Mobile bowl game. Seeking a fourth straight bowl win.
Buffalo: Third bowl appearance in school history; 0-2 in bowl games.