Need a brief primer before you attempt to watch all 40 bowl games this season? We’ve got you covered. Here are three things you need to know about the Belk Bowl.
Arkansas (7-5) vs. Virginia Tech (9-4)
Dec. 29, 5:30 p.m. ET
— Virginia Tech’s bowl streak — now at 24 straight seasons — carries on even without Frank Beamer. And with a win over Arkansas in the Belk Bowl, the program can reach double-digit wins for the first time since 2011. Year one of the Justin Fuente went about as well as anybody in Blacksburg could have hoped. Fuente, the former Memphis head coach, brought in junior college quarterback Jerod Evans and the Hokies pulled out nine wins and an ACC Coastal title. Evans, who threw for 3,309 yards and 27 touchdowns and ran for a team-leading 759 yards and 10 scores, played a big role in the team’s success. Receivers Isaiah Ford and Cam Phillips both topped the 70-catch mark for the Hokies.Read More »from 3 things to know for the Belk Bowl