2 Georgia State football players headed to showcase game

Georgia State quarterback Nick Arbuckle and kicker/punter Wil Lutz will participate in the inaugural Tropic Bowl, a showcase game for college football seniors.

The game will be played Sunday in Miami.

Arbuckle was named the Sun Belt Conference student-athlete of the year last season. He passed for or 4,368 yards — a new conference single-season record — and 28 touchdowns.

Lutz hit 12-of-19 field goals and 42-of-42 point-after attempts, and averaged 44.3 yards per punt.