Stadium: Georgia Dome, Atlanta, Georgia
Payout: $3,967,500 ACC, $2,932,500 SEC
Former Names: Peach Bowl (1968-1997)
Broadcasters: Mike Patrick, Ed Cunningham
Sideline Reporter: Jeannine Edwards
LSU: LSU's 11th-ranked defense gave up just 16.9 points per game in 2012. The Tiger defense intercepted 18 passes, returning 3 for touchdowns. Louisiana State is 9-1 in the Georgia Dome, including 5-0 record in the Chick-fil-A Bowl. The Bayou Bengals have won 11 of their last 14 bowl games.
Clemson: Countering the LSU defense will be a Clemson offense that averaged 42.3 points per game, good for sixth-most in the country. Quarterback Taj Boyd threw for 3,550 yards and 34 touchdowns while rushing for 492 yards and 9 touchdowns. Clemson looks to get 11 wins in a season for the first time since the 1981 national championship team went 12-0.
|Overall Record||10-2||Overall Record||10-2|
|Conference Record||6-2||Conference Record||7-1|
|Bowl Record||22-20-1||Bowl Record||16-18|
|Last Bowl Win||2011 Cotton||Last Bowl Win||2009 Music City|
All Time Series: 2-0 Louisiana State
Line: Louisiana State by 6