The 2015–16 NCAA football bowl games were a series of college football bowl games. They completed the 2015 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The games began on December 19, 2015 and, aside from the all-star games, ended with the 2016 College Football Playoff National Championship which was played on January 11, 2016.More
3 2015 NCAA Division I FBS football season
The 2015 NCAA Division I FBS football season was the highest level of college football competition in the United States organized by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The regular season began on September 3, 2015 and ended on December 12, 2015. The postseason concluded on January 11, 2016 with Alabama defeating Clemson in the 2016 College Football Playoff National Championship. This was the second season of the College Football Playoff (CFP) championship system.More
The game is the fourth overall meeting between these two teams, with Texas A&M leading the series 3–0 going into the game. The last time these two teams met was in 1994 with Texas A&M beating Louisville with the score of 26–10. This is the first time the two teams have met as members of the SEC and ACC; their last meeting came when Texas A&M was a member of the Southwest Conference and Louisville was an independent.