- Associated Press - Sunday, December 6, 2015

Arkansas State (9-3, Sun Belt) vs Louisiana Tech (8-4, Conference USA), Dec. 19, 9 p.m. EST

LOCATION: New Orleans

TOP PLAYERS

Arkansas State: RB Michael Gordon, 1,055 yards rushing, nine touchdowns.

Louisiana Tech: QB Jeff Driskel, 3,575 yards passing, 24 touchdowns.

NOTABLE

Arkansas State: The Red Wolves clinched an outright Sun Belt Conference title on Saturday with a 55-17 win over Texas State. Arkansas State was 8-0 this year in conference games.

Louisiana Tech: RB Kenneth Dixon has scored 498 career points, which is the second most in NCAA history.

LAST TIME

Louisiana Tech 69, Arkansas State 21. (Nov. 7, 1998)

BOWL HISTORY

Arkansas State: Second appearance in the New Orleans Bowl, fifth straight season in the postseason.

Louisiana Tech: First appearance in the New Orleans Bowl, 12th bowl appearance in school history.

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AP College Football website: www.collegefootball.ap.org

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