The Auburn Tigers (6-6) will be returning to Nashville to play in the TransPerfect Music City Bowl.
"We're thrilled to welcome Auburn and Maryland to our game this year,” Scott Ramsey, president and CEO of the TransPerfect Music City Bowl, said. “As we look forward to the unique matchup, we hope it will become another memorable chapter in the history of our bowl game and for Nashville as a whole, as we welcome back Auburn and introduce Maryland and its fans to our great city.”
Auburn will take on the Maryland Terrapins (7-5) at Nissan Stadium. This will be the fourth meeting between the two programs, the last taking place in 1983. Auburn leads the series 2-1.
“On behalf of President Dr. Chris Roberts and the Auburn Family, we’d like to thank President and CEO Scott Ramsey and the TransPerfect Music Bowl for an incredible opportunity in Nashville, Tennessee on December 30,” Auburn athletics director John Cohen said. “We look forward to being in Nashville and can’t wait to compete against a quality Big Ten opponent.”
This marks Auburn's 47th bowl appearance in program history. It will be the Tigers' third trip to the Music City Bowl. In 2003, Auburn beat Wisconsin 28-14, and in 2018, it beat Purdue 63-14.
“The entire Auburn football program is excited to accept an invitation to the TransPerfect Music City Bowl in Nashville,” Auburn head coach Hugh Freeze said. “Nashville is a great destination, and the TransPerfect Music City Bowl is a great way to end our first season at Auburn. We have the best fans in college football and can’t wait for the Auburn Family to travel to Nashville and take over Broadway. We are thrilled for our players to have another opportunity to compete against a very good Maryland opponent.”
The game is set for December 30 and kickoff is set for 1 p.m. CT. ABC will carry the broadcast or it can be streamed on ESPN+.
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