College football bowl season is finally here. One intriguing matchup this year is the AutoZone Liberty Bowl, which will pit the Mississippi State Bulldogs against the Texas Tech Red Raiders.
Liberty Bowl 2021
Here's everything you need to know about the 2021 AutoZone Liberty Bowl.
Liberty Bowl Date
The 2021 AutoZone Liberty Bowl will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021.
Liberty Bowl Time
This year's Liberty Bowl kicks off at 6:45 p.m. ET on Dec. 28.
Liberty Bowl TV
The 2021 AutoZone Liberty Bowl will air on ESPN.
Liberty Bowl Location
Mississippi State will square off against Texas Tech at the Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium in Memphis, TN.
Liberty Bowl Weather
The forecast for Memphis on Tuesday calls for a high of 73 degrees and cloudy skies with winds up to 18 mph.
Liberty Bowl History
The Liberty Bowl has been played since 1959. It has featured teams from the Big Ten, Big 12, SEC, ACC, USA, Mountain West conferences and more.
Mississippi State has made four appearances in this bowl game. The Bulldogs most recently defeated the Rice Owls, 44-7, in the 2013 Liberty Bowl.
Texas Tech has has never appeared in this bowl game. The Red Raiders lost to the South Florida Bulls, 38-34, in the 2017 Birmingham Bowl, their last bowl game appearance.
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