Indiana to face Tennessee in Gator Bowl, Hoosiers’ first bowl game in Florida
LOCATION: Jacksonville, Florida
Indiana: WR Whop Philyor, 69 catches, 1,001 yards, five touchdowns.
Tennessee: WR Jauan Jennings, 57 catches, 942 yards, eight touchdowns.
Indiana: The Hoosiers have won eight games for the eighth time in program history and first time since 1993. They haven’t won nine games since 1967.
Tennessee: The Volunteers were 2-5 after losing at Alabama on Oct. 19 but have reeled off five straight wins, their longest winning streak since opening 5-0 in 2016.
Tennessee 27, Indiana 22 (Jan. 2, 1988, Peach Bowl)
Indiana: This is the Hoosiers’ first appearance in the Gator Bowl and first in a bowl played in Florida. It’s their 12th bowl appearance in school history.
Tennessee: This will be the Vols’ sixth appearance in the Gator Bowl and first since 1994. This is their 53rd bowl overall.