NC Central ready to soar in Celebration Bowl

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Thursday, December 15, 2016
NCCU relishes Celebration Bowl opportunity
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The Eagles will be underdogs, but they are not lacking in confidence.

DURHAM, North Carolina (WTVD) -- The bowl schedule begins in earnest on Saturday. North Carolina Central University is front and center and kicking off in the Celebration Bowl. You can watch the game on ABC11 at noon Eastern Time.

The Eagles are taking a nine-game win streak to Atlanta where they'll face Grambling State.

The Eagles won a third consecutive MEAC championship and have the league coach of the year in Jerry Mack, yet are big underdogs.

The Eagles feel disrespected. And they're confident as they prepare for the big game. Watch the video above to see and hear more.

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