Arkansas to play Kansas at the Liberty Bowl in Memphis

Arkansas quarterback KJ Jefferson (1) throws a pass against Cincinnati during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022, in Fayetteville, Ark. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)

Arkansas will play Kansas in the Liberty Bowl on Wednesday, Dec. 28 in Memphis.

The game will kick off at 4:30 p.m. and will be televised by ESPN.

The Razorbacks (6-6) started started 3-0 and spent two weeks at No. 10 in the AP Top 25 before losing three straight games to ranked opponents, then losing three of four games in November.

The Jayhawks (6-6) opened the season 5-0 and cracked the AP Top 25 poll before losing six of seven games to close the schedule. Kansas’ six wins are more than they had in the previous three seasons combined.

This is Arkansas’ sixth trip to the Liberty Bowl and its second straight postseason appearance. The Razorbacks’ last game in the Liberty Bowl was a 45-23 victory over Kansas State in 2016.

It will be Kansas’ second appearance in the Liberty Bowl and its first postseason trip since the Insight Bowl in December 2008.

Liberty Bowl tickets are available now on a first-come, first-served basis.