AUBURN, Ala. -- The Auburn football team has accepted a bid to play in the 10th annual Birmingham Bowl against Memphis (9-3) on Wednesday, Dec. 30 at 11 a.m. CT in Legion Field.
“We look forward to playing a very good Memphis team in the Birmingham Bowl on December 30,” Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn said. “We have a tremendous fan base in Birmingham and we are excited to play in front of them. With a large number of our team from the state of Alabama, it will also be a great opportunity for those players to compete before their family and friends.”
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This will mark Auburn’s 40th bowl game in program history and 14th bowl appearance in the last 16 seasons.
“We are excited about the chance to play in the 10th Annual Birmingham Bowl in a great city where so many Auburn supporters and fans live,” Auburn Director of Athletics Jay Jacobs said. “We look forward to enjoying an Auburn Family reunion in the Magic City, which is well known for its Southern hospitality and great people.”
Tickets for the Birmingham Bowl are $50 and may be purchased through the Auburn Ticket Office via AubTix.com. For the best seats, fans are strongly encouraged to place orders through the Auburn Athletic Department. Tigers Unlimited Priority deadline is Wednesday, Dec. 9 at 5 p.m. CT.
This will be the third all-time meeting between the two programs and first since 1976.
The game will air nationally on ESPN and ESPN Radio.