FRISCO, Texas — San Diego State (7-5), representing the Mountain West Conference, and Ohio (8- 4), representing the Mid-American Conference, and will meet in the 2018 DXL Frisco Bowl.
The bowl game will be played Wednesday, Dec. 19, at 7 p.m. CT at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas. The game will air on ESPN. This will be the first ever meeting between the two schools.
“We are excited to announce the two outstanding teams that will participate in the 2018 DXL Frisco Bowl, the San Diego State Aztecs and the Ohio Bobcats, two premier programs from the Mountain West Conference and the Mid-American Conference,” said Sean Johnson, DXL Frisco Bowl executive director. “Our game will showcase two of the most outstanding coaches in the country that have led long-time winning programs at their respective schools. We are looking forward to welcoming the teams and their great fan bases to Frisco, Texas for an exciting week of bowl events and a fantastic game at Toyota Stadium on December 19.”
Ohio will be playing in its fourth straight bowl game. The Bobcats played in the Bahamas Bowl last year where they were victorious against the UAB Blazers 41-6. They are led by redshirt senior running back A.J. Ouellette who
San Diego State will be playing in its ninth straight bowl game. The Aztecs played in the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces bowl last year where they lost to the Army Black Knights 35-42. They are led by junior linebacker Kyahva Tezino, who finished the regular season with 120 tackles, 14.5 tackles for loss, 8.5 sacks and 15 quarterback hurries.