A date has been set for the 2017 R&L Carriers New Orleans Bowl.

The bowl, which will be celebrating its 17-year anniversary, will be held on Saturday, December 16, with kickoff set for noon (cdt) at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

If you're a Louisiana Ragin' Cajun football fan, you might want to keep that dae in the back of your mind, as UL has been to the New Orleans Bowl in five of the last six years, including last year, when they fell to Southern Miss, 28-21.

Once again in 2017, the game, which will feature a teams from the Sun Belt Conference and Conference USA, will be televised on ESPN.