61st AutoZone Liberty Bowl

December 31, 2019 - 2:45 PM CST


AutoZone Liberty Bowl
Announces 2018 Game Date and Time
2018 Game Date Website new
The 60th Annual AutoZone Liberty Bowl will be played December 31 at 2:45 PM CST and will be televised on ESPN. More AutoZone Liberty Bowl games have been played on the popular December 31 afternoon date than any other date over the Bowl’s 60-year history.

“December 31st at 2:45 PM is a great date and time for fans to attend the game and for those around the world who will be watching on ESPN,” said Steve Ehrhart, Executive Director of the AutoZone Liberty Bowl. “The AutoZone Liberty Bowl is proud to secure this much coveted television window as part of ESPN’s New Year’s weekend lineup of games. The December 31st date provides the AutoZone Liberty Bowl a terrific opportunity to showcase two outstanding universities from the SEC and Big 12, the Memphis community and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.”

“The AutoZone Liberty Bowl has become a huge part of the New Year’s weekend celebration in Memphis,” stated Ehrhart. “The afternoon of December 31st is a key part of the long holiday weekend. We look forward to hosting thousands of out of town visitors who will enjoy ringing in the New Year with the Bowl and celebrating after the game at a massive party on Beale Street!”

About the AutoZone Liberty Bowl:

- The AutoZone Liberty Bowl was founded in 1959, making it the seventh oldest bowl game in America

- In 2018, the AutoZone Liberty Bowl is celebrating its Diamond Anniversary – 60 years

- 61 different universities have participated in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl

- The Bowl’s 60-year history has featured many of college football’s greatest coaches and players: Bear Bryant, Steve Spurrier, Urban Meyer, Gary Patterson,               Kirby Smart and Heisman Trophy winners Ernie Davis, Terry Baker, Doug Flutie and Bo Jackson. As well as recent star players such as A. J. Green, Dak                   Prescott and Anthony Miller.

- The AutoZone Liberty Bowl has an annual economic impact of $25 million to $30 million on the local Memphis economy

For tickets, call the AutoZone Liberty Bowl at (901) 795-7700 or click here

December 31, 2019 - 2:45 PM CST
For Tickets Call (901) 795-7700
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