Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 12/2/12
The SEC championship game runner-up Georgia Bulldogs (11-2) were extended, and accepted, an invitation to the Capital One Bowl (we used to know it as the Citrus Bowl) Sunday to face Big Ten championship game runner-up Nebraska (10-3) in Orlando, Tuesday, Jan. 1. UGA will be HUGE favorites! They were five yards away from playing for the national title, and taking on a team that just surrendered 70 points to a 7-5 opponent. Kickoff is set for 1:00 p.m. ET at Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium and will be televised nationally by ESPN on ABC. Given how superior the SEC was to the Big Ten this season, I think you know what to expect here. The Bulldogs are 3-1-1 in previous trips to the Orlando Bowl. The ‘Dogs lost to Miami (Ohio), 21-10, in the 1974 Tangerine Bowl; tied Florida State, 17-17, in the 1984 Citrus Bowl; defeated Ohio State, 21-14 in the 1993 Florida Citrus Bowl; defeated Purdue, 34-27 (OT), in the 2004 Capital One Bowl; and defeated Michigan State, 24-12, in the 2009 Capital One B...
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