Ohio heading to the 2017 Bahamas Bowl

The Ohio Bobcats announced they're heading to the 2017 Bahamas Bowl after an 8-4 season, Sunday. The Bobcats will play Conference USA member, University of Alabama Birmingham, who also finished 8-4, good enough for 2nd place in the Western division.

Ohio is 2-8 all-time in bowl games.

UAB shutdown their football program in 2014 because of financial questions surrounding the department. In their first year back on the field, the team gets to its 2nd bowl game ever.

The two have never met in football.

The 2017 Bahamas Bowl is set for December 22nd at 12:30 p.m ET on ESPN in Nassau, Bahamas.

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