The LSU Tigers football team are going bowling.  The Tigers finished the season at 10-2 and 6-2 in the SEC this season and finished with a ranking of #9 in the AP and #7 in the USA Today Coaches polls .

It was announced today by LSU that Tigers have been invited to play in the Chick-Fil-A bowl.

The LSU Tigers have been selected to represent the SEC and play in the Chick-Fil-A bowl on New Years Eve in the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. The Tigers will play Clemson.

LSU is undefeated in five previous Chick-fil-A Bowl appearances. The Tigers most recent trip to Atlanta was a 38-3 win over Georgia Tech in 2008. LSU played in the inaugural Peach Bowl in 1968 against Florida State. LSU also played in the 2010 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game and earned a victory over North Carolina.

The Tigers game in the Chick-Fil-A bowl will be on New Years Eve December 31st.  The game kicks off at 6:30 p.m. and will be televised on ESPN.