The University of South Florida and University of South Carolina Selected to Play in the 2016 Birmingham Bowl
University of South Florida, representing the American Athletic Conference and the University of South Carolina, representing the Southeastern Conference, will meet in the 2016 Birmingham Bowl, game officials announced Sunday. The 2016 Birmingham Bowl will be played Thursday, December 29, 2016, at 1 p.m. CT at historic Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama. The game will air nationally on ESPN and ESPN Radio. The 2016 Birmingham Bowl will be the second meeting between the two schools, following a 2004 meeting where South Carolina won in Columbia.