R+L Carriers is heading back to NOLA y’all!
On Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 9PM (EST) the 2018 R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl will be played at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Officials from the New Orleans Bowl and the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation made the official announcement May 2. The game, which will be televised on ESPN and ESPN Radio will feature a matchup between the Sun Belt Conference and Conference USA.
2017 R+L Carries New Orleans Bowl
Last season, the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl featured North Texas out of Conference USA and Troy out of the Sun Belt. North Texas finished in first place in the Conference USA West Division but lost to Florida Atlantic in the Conference Championship. Troy was the co-champions of the Sun Belt Conference after beating Arkansas State in the regular season finale. Troy would go on to defeat North Texas in the 2017 New Orleans Bowl 50 – 30.