The Conference USA Championship Game for 2017 is set with the Florida Atlantic Owls hosting the North Texas Mean Green. The game will be played on Saturday, Dec. 2 at FAU Stadium in Boca Raton, Florida.
Lane Kiffin and the Florida Atlantic Owls clinched the East Division of Conference USA by going undefeated at 9-3 overall. FAU will be making their first C-USA Football Championship Game appearance.
North Texas clinched the West Division by one game over UAB and Southern Miss. The Mean Green went 7-1 in C-USA play and are 9-3 overall. UNT is also making their first-ever appearance in the C-USA Football Championship.
Florida Atlantic and North Texas met on the gridiron earlier this season in Boca Raton. The Owls defeated the Mean Green 69-31 in that contest.
ESPN currently projects Florida Atlantic to play San Diego State in the New Mexico Bowl and for North Texas to take on Army in the Armed Forces Bowl.
Conference USA Championship Game
- Matchup: North Texas at Florida Atlantic
- Date: Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017
- Time: Noon ET
- TV: ESPN2
- Crew: Jason Benetti, Kelly Stouffer, and Kris Budden