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This year, the 2022 Peach Bowl kicks off on New Year's Eve on Saturday December 31, 2022 at 8PM ET on ESPN as No. 1 Georgia takes on No. 4 Ohio State in the semifinal for the 2023 College Football Championship!

Second only to the Rose Bowl in terms of attendance, the Peach Bowl is a near sell-out each year, as two top college teams take to the field at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.

Peach Bowl trivia & fun facts

Mercedes-Benz Stadium Atlanta
The new Mercedes-Benz staidum in
Atlanta replaced the old Georgia Dome
that stood right next door until 2017

• Talk about a hot ticket. The Peach Bowl was a sellout for 17 straight years from 1998 through 2013.

• The 2006 Georgia vs. Virginia Tech game had the largest number of fans in Peach Bowl history with 75,406 in attendance.

• 2017 marked the first time that the Peach Bowl was played in its new home, the Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

• With a 6-6 final score between Texas Tech and Vanderbilt, the 1974 Peach Bowl was the only tie game in its history.

• The Peach Bowl is considered a "lucky" venue for Louisiana State University which scored victories each time they played in Atlanta in 1968, 1996, 2000, 2005, and 2008.

• On December 31, 2012 the Peach Bowl boasted its highest TV ratings, averaging 557,000 viewers. It was ESPN's most-viewed non-chanpionship bowl game ever. The New Year's Eve telecast saw Clemson beat LSU in a razor-thin 25-24 victory.

More about the Peach Bowl around the Web

2022 Peach Bowl - Here's the official site with more on this year's game along with background information, fast facts, ticket purchase, and visitor guide.

Peach Bowl - SB Nation - Get expert analysis, picks and predictions on this year's game along with related feature stories.

Peach Bowl - Wikipedia entry on the game with history, stats, winners, pictures and related resources.


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