Ball St, Georgia St to play on Christmas in Camellia Bowl


Ball State (6-6, Mid-American) vs. Georgia State (7-5, Sun Belt), Dec. 25, 2:30 p.m. ET

LOCATION: Montgomery, Alabama


Ball State: WR-KR Justin Hall, 61 catches, 613 yards receiving, five touchdowns; averaging 34.5 yards on 10 kick returns with a 99-yard TD.

Georgia State: RB Tucker Gregg, 899 yards rushing, nine touchdowns.


Ball State: The Cardinals are playing in consecutive bowl games for just the third time in program history, the last coming in 2012 and 2013.

Georgia State: The Panthers are the only school in the FBS to play four ranked opponents on the road. They went 1-3, losing at North Carolina, Auburn and Louisiana-Lafayette before defeating then-ranked Coastal Carolina 42-40 on Nov. 13.


Ball State 31, Georgia State 21. (Sept. 2, 2016)


Ball State: First appearance in the Camellia Bowl, 11th in school history.

Georgia State: First appearance in the Camellia Bowl, third straight bowl game under coach Shawn Elliott.


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