|2017 Dollar General Bowl|
|Date||December 23, 2017|
|MVP||Jalin Moore (RB, Appalachian State)|
|Referee||Kevin Hassell (Mtn. West)|
|United States TV coverage|
|Announcers||Dave Neal, Matt Stinchcomb, Dawn Davenport|
The 2017 Dollar General Bowl was a college football bowl game played on December 23, 2017, at Ladd–Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Alabama, United States. The 19th edition of the Dollar General Bowl featured the Sun Belt Conference co-champion Appalachian State Mountaineers against the Mid-American Conference champion Toledo Rockets. Kickoff was scheduled for 6:00 PM CST and the game aired on ESPN. It was one of the 2017–18 bowl games concluding the 2017 FBS football season. The game was sponsored by the Dollar General chain of variety stores.
The game featured the Appalachian State Mountaineers against the Toledo Rockets. It was the second all-time meeting between the schools; the first was the 2016 Camellia Bowl which saw the Mountaineers defeat the Rockets by a score of 31–28.
Appalachian State Mountaineers
This was the Mountaineers' first Dollar General Bowl.
This was the Rockets' third Dollar General Bowl; their record in prior games was 2–0, having previously defeated the UTEP Miners 45–13 in the 2005 game (when it was known as the GMAC Bowl) and having subsequently defeated the Arkansas State Red Wolves 63–44 in the January 2015 game (when it was known as the GoDaddy Bowl).
|Total offense, plays-yards||70–458||50–146|
|Passing yards (net)||131||124|
|Time of Possession||35:50||24:10|
|App State||Passing||Taylor Lamb||8/16, 131 yds|
|Rushing||Jalin Moore||22 car, 125 yds, 3 TD|
|Receiving||Ike Lewis||4 rec, 67 yds|
|Toledo||Passing||Logan Woodside||16/29, 124 yds, 3 INT|
|Rushing||Trery Swanson||11 car, 44 yds|
|Receiving||Jordan Fisher||2 rec, 29 yds|
- "2017 Bowl Game Attendance". sportshoop.la. December 25, 2017. Retrieved December 26, 2017.
- Bowl payout
- "Appalachian State And Toledo To Face Off In 2017 Dollar General Bowl". DollarGeneralBowl.com. Retrieved 2017-12-03.
- Appalachian State Mountaineers vs. Toledo Rockets series history