Baylor will play Georgia in the Sugar Bowl

WACO, Texas (KWTX) No. 5 Georgia and No. 7 Baylor will be featured in the 86th annual Allstate Sugar Bowl on Wednesday, January 1, 2020, in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

The game is scheduled to kick off at 7:45 p.m. (Central) and will be televised by ESPN.

Baylor will be making its second Sugar Bowl appearance, the first was when the Bears beat Tennessee in 1957. This is the second straight season the Bears will play in a bowl game. Last season, Baylor beat Vanderbilt 45-38 in the Texas Bowl.

This will mark the fifth all-time meeting between Georgia and Baylor. The Bulldogs won all four meetings by an average of just 6.8 points and all four were played in Athens.

Georgia head coach Kirby Smart is making his second Sugar Bowl trip as a head coach while Baylor’s Matt Rhule will become the 98th different coach to lead a team to the game.