2016 New Orleans Bowl
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2016 New Orleans Bowl
2016 R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
16th New Orleans Bowl
1234 Total
Southern Miss 14077 28
Louisiana-Lafayette 7707 21
DateDecember 17, 2016
Season2016
StadiumMercedes-Benz Superdome
LocationNew Orleans, Louisiana
MVPSouthern Miss WR Allenzae Staggers[1]
FavoriteSouthern Mississippi by 3.5[2]
RefereeTom Stapleton (MAC)[3]
Attendance35,061[3]
PayoutUS$500,000[4]
United States TV coverage
NetworkESPN
ESPN Radio
AnnouncersJason Benetti, Rod Gilmore, Quint Kessenich (ESPN)
Bill Rosinski, David Norrie, Ian Fitzsimmons (ESPN Radio)

The 2016 New Orleans Bowl was a post-season American college football bowl game played on December 17, 2016 at Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana. The 16th annual edition of the New Orleans Bowl was one of the 2016-17 bowl games that conclude the 2016 FBS football season. Sponsored by freight shipping company R+L Carriers, the game was officially known as the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl. Southern Miss won the game by a score of 28-21.

Team selection

The game featured the Southern Miss Golden Eagles against the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns.

This was the 51st meeting between the schools, with Southern Miss leading the all-time series 38-11-1. The previous meeting of the two teams was on August 30, 2008, where the Golden Eagles defeated the Ragin' Cajuns by a score of 51-21.[5]

Southern Miss

Louisiana-Lafayette

Game summary

Scoring summary

Scoring summary
Quarter Time Drive Team Scoring information Score
Plays Yards TOP USM LA
1 9:39 3 67 0:57 USM Ito Smith 11-yard touchdown run, Parker Shaunfield kick good 7 0
1 7:17 3 70 1:12 USM Ito Smith 6-yard touchdown reception from Nick Mullens, Parker Shaunfield kick good 14 0
1 3:15 9 66 3:55 LA Anthony Jennings 4-yard touchdown run, Stevie Artigue kick good 14 7
2 7:28 2 29 0:30 LA Dion Ray 12-yard touchdown run, Stevie Artigue kick good 14 14
3 10:42 11 75 4:18 USM Allenzae Staggers 5-yard touchdown reception from Nick Mullens, Parker Shaunfield kick good 21 14
4 12:26 14 83 6:14 USM Ito Smith 1-yard touchdown reception from Nick Mullens, Parker Shaunfield kick good 28 14
4 5:10 5 19 2:10 LA Anthony Jennings 3-yard touchdown run, Stevie Artigue kick good 28 21
"TOP" = time of possession. For other American football terms, see Glossary of American football. 28 21

Source: [3]

Statistics

Statistics[3] USM LA
First downs 22 21
Plays-yards 74-481 69-252
Rushes-yards 32-135 (4.2) 47-157 (3.3)
Passing yards 346 95
Passing: Comp-Att-Int 25-42-1 8-22-1
Time of possession 30:34 29:26
Team Category Player Statistics
USM Passing Nick Mullens 25/40, 346 yds, 2 TD, 1 INT
Rushing Ito Smith 26 car, 138 yds
Receiving Allenzae Staggers 11 rec, 230 yds, 1 TD
LA Passing Anthony Jennings 8/20, 95 yds, 1 INT
Rushing Elijah McGuire 17 car, 99 yds
Receiving Al Riles 5 rec, 64 yds

References

  1. ^ https://twitter.com/NewOrleansBowl/status/810371987730272256
  2. ^ "College Bowl Game Odds". ESPN. December 7, 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d "2016 New Orleans Bowl Game Stats". Stat Broadcast. Stat Broadcast. Retrieved 2016.
  4. ^ Bowl payout
  5. ^ Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns vs. Southern Miss Golden Eagles series history

External links


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