The Panthers capped a memorable season by earning their first bowl victory in exciting fashion.
AutoNation Cure Bowl
Led by Most Valuable Player Conner Manning and a strong effort by the defense, Georgia State earned the first bowl victory in school history with a 27-17 win over Western Kentucky in the AutoNation Cure Bowl at Camping World Stadium.
Georgia State's final day of preparation for the AutoNation Cure Bowl included a team photo, a final walk-through on the field at Camping World Stadium, three different community service events, and the Battle of the Bands Pep Rally at Universal City Walk.
Thursday was the day for the entire team to enjoy the Universal Studios theme park that is just minutes from their hotel.
Georgia State football standout Chandon Sullivan accomplished another first for the Panther program as the senior cornerback was named as a first-team selection to the 2017 CoSIDA Academic All-America® Division I Football Team
The highlight of Georgia State's first full day in Orlando was a trip to the Orlando Magic NBA game as the Panthers prepare for Saturday's AutoNation Cure Bowl vs. Western Kentucky.
"There is no better bowl destination than Orlando," Georgia State head coach Shawn Elliott has said many times in the last week
GSUGameday.com: Georgia State vs. Western Kentucky
Earning their second bowl berth in three years, Georgia State will face Western Kentucky in the AutoNation Cure Bowl on Saturday, Dec. 16 at 2:30 p.m. at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Fla.
Penny Hart, a first-team selection for the second time, headlines nine Panthers named All-Sun Belt Conference.
Georgia State football standout Chandon Sullivan was honored Tuesday at the 60th National Football Foundation (NFF) Annual Awards Dinner as one of 13 national finalists for the the 2017 William V. Campbell Trophy® presented by Fidelity Investments®.