Georgia Bulldogs win the 2016 TaxSlayer Bowl

Georgia Bulldogs, 2016 TaxSlayer Bowl champions.

The Georgia Bulldogs defeated the Penn State Nittany Lions 24-17 in the 2016 TaxSlayer Bowl on Jan. 2 in Jacksonville, Fla.

The two teams met for the first time since their only previous matchup in the Sugar Bowl concluding the 1982 season. That year, Penn State defeated Georgia 27 to 23 to win the National Championship.

The 71st annual TaxSlayer Bowl marked the start of tax season for the company based in Evans, Ga.

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