Group of Five 2018-19 Bowl Day 1 Recap & Highlights

Georgia Southern placekicker Tyler Bass celebrates after kicking the game winning field goal as time runs out to defeat Eastern Michigan in the Camellia Bowl in Montgomery, Ala. Courtesy of Mickey Welsh (Montgomery Advertiser)

Five bowl games involving Group of Five schools kicked off the bowl season on Dec. 15. Mountain West champion Fresno State and Sun Belt champion Appalachian State were both in action and both won their games rather easily.

Utah State and Tulane were big winners in their games.

But the game of the day was the Camellia Bowl with Georgia Southern winning on a last second field goal over Eastern Michigan.

The following are link to recaps and video highlights from each of the games.

Cure Bowl (Orlando, Fla.)
Tulane 41 Louisiana-Lafayette 24

New Mexico Bowl (Albuquerque, N.M.)
Utah State 52 North Texas 13

Las Vegas Bowl (Las Vegas, Nev.)
Fresno State 31 Arizona State 20

Camellia Bowl (Montgomery, Ala.)
Georgia Southern 23 Eastern Michigan 21

New Orleans Bowl (New Orleans, La.)
Appalachian State 45 Middle Tennessee State 13