Michigan (8-3) vs. Mississippi (9-2)
What: The 46th annual Mazda Gator Bowl matches Big Ten Michigan vs. Mississippi of the Southeastern Conference. The schools are meeting for the first time.
Where: Gator Bowl, Jacksonville, Fla.
When: 11:30 a.m.
Michigan outlook: QB Elvis Grbac runs the offense and has completed 139 of 241 for 1,615 yards and 17 touchdowns. Junior TB Jon Vaughn is the leading rusher with 1,236 yards on 201 carries for 6.1 yards per carry and 112.3 yards per game. WR Desmond Howard is the top receiver with 57 receptions for 858 yards and 15.1 yards per catch. Howard also ranks second in the nation with a 29.5 yards per kickoff return.