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The 2016 Citrus Bowl (December) was an American college football bowl game played on December 31, 2016 at the Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida. The 71st edition of the Citrus Bowl, it was one of the 2016-17 NCAA football bowl games concluding the 2016 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The game was nationally televised by ABC. It was sponsored by the Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant franchise and was officially titled the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl.

2016 Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl
71st Citrus Bowl
1234 Total
LSU 016103 29
Louisville 3303 9
DateDecember 31, 2016
Season2016
StadiumCamping World Stadium
LocationOrlando, Florida
MVPDerrius Guice, LSU
FavoriteLSU by 3.5[1]
RefereeMark Duddy (Pac-12)
Attendance46,063
PayoutUS$4,250,000[2]
United States TV coverage
NetworkABC
AnnouncersDave Pasch (play-by-play)
Greg McElroy (color)
Tom Luginbill (sidelines)
Citrus Bowl
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TeamsEdit

Teams were selected from the SEC and the ACC. The matchup was announced on December 4, 2016. LSU was chosen from the SEC and Louisville was chosen from the ACC.

LSU TigersEdit

Louisville CardinalsEdit

Game summaryEdit

Scoring summaryEdit

Scoring summary
Quarter Time Drive Team Scoring information Score
Plays Yards TOP LSU UL
1 7:14 5 55 1:11 UL 24-yard field goal by Blanton Creque 0 3
2 14:54 7 52 3:41 LSU Colin Heter 1-yard touchdown reception from Danny Etling, Colby Delahoussaye kick good 7 3
2 7:14 13 79 5:45 LSU Derrius Guice 1-yard touchdown reception from Danny Etling, Colby Delahoussaye kick good 14 3
2 1:08 LSU Lamar Jackson tackled in end zone for a safety by Arden Key 16 3
2 0:00 4 3 0:54 UL 47-yard field goal by Blanton Creque 16 6
3 8:48 2 82 0:45 LSU Derrius Guice 70-yard touchdown run, Colby Delahoussaye kick good 23 6
3 3:04 8 35 4:18 LSU 42-yard field goal by Colby Delahoussaye 26 6
4 14:43 12 56 3:21 UL 30-yard field goal by Blanton Creque 26 9
4 10:38 8 41 4:05 LSU 25-yard field goal by Colby Delahoussaye 29 9
"TOP" = time of possession. For other American football terms, see Glossary of American football. 29 9

StatisticsEdit

Statistics LSU UL
First Downs 20 11
Plays-yards 70–394 62–220
Third down efficiency 7–17 2–17
Rushes-yards 41–177 35–67
Passing yards 217 153
Passing, Comp-Att-Int 16–29–1 10–27–0
Time of Possession 35:38 24:22
"Source": [1]
Team Category Player Statistics
LSU Passing Danny Etling 16/29, 217 yds, 2 TD 1 INT
Rushing Derrius Guice 26 car, 138 yds, 1 TD
Receiving Malachi Dupre 7 rec, 139 yds
UL Passing Lamar Jackson 10/27, 153 yds
Rushing Lamar Jackson 26 car, 33 yds
Receiving James Quick 3 rec, 81 yds
"Source": [2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "College Bowl Game Odds". ESPN. December 7, 2016. Retrieved December 9, 2016.
  2. ^ Bowl payout