LOS ANGELES - The USC football team will play in the 79th annual Hyundai Sun Bowl against Atlantic Coast Conference opponent Georgia Tech at noon MT on Dec. 31 in El Paso, Tex.
The game will be broadcast live nationally on CBS-TV and Sports USA Radio Network.
"After not being in a bowl the past two years, we look forward to playing in a bowl with the tradition of the Sun Bowl, said USC head coach Lane Kiffin. Georgia Tech is a very well-coached team and will present a challenge on both sides of the ball, especially with their great ability to run the ball.
"Although our season didn't go as well as we hoped, we appreciate the opportunity we now have to play another game and attempt to go out on a winning note."
Not only will this be USCs first bowl game after a 2-year NCAA post-season ban, it will be Troys first meeting with the Yellow Jackets since 1973 (and fourth overall). The Trojans are 2-1 in the series with Georgia Tech.
USC has played in the Sun Bowl twice previously. Th...