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Owls to face Memphis in inaugural Montgomery Bowl

FAU to play in second straight bowl game for first time since 2008
FAU Owls QB Javion Posey throws vs. Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles in 2020
Posted at 8:21 AM, Dec 14, 2020

BOCA RATON, Fla. — The Owls are going bowling for a second straight year.

Florida Atlantic has accepted an invitation to play in the inaugural Montgomery Bowl against Memphis.

The game will be played Dec. 23 at the 25,000-seat Cramton Bowl in Montgomery, Alabama.

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FAU (5-3, 4-2 Conference USA) will take on the Memphis Tigers (7-3, 5-3 American Athletic Conference) for just the second time in school history. The Owls defeated Memphis 44-27 in the 2007 New Orleans Bowl.

The game will mark the first back-to-back bowl appearances for the Owls since 2008 and their third postseason appearance in four years.

FAU is 4-0 all-time in bowl games, including a 52-28 victory over Southern Methodist in last year's Boca Raton Bowl.