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College Football Bowl Schedule 2016-17: Game Times, Matchups, & TV Broadcast Details

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This year’s Playoff semifinals are on New Year’s Eve. See when all of the other Bowl games will be played and how you can tune in.

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This year, the College Football Playoff has its usual share of blue-blood programs represented, but a surprise team has made it into the top four at the end of the season. Perennial powers like Alabama and Ohio State are in once again, and Clemson has found themselves playing in the semis for a second straight year - each of those three teams has made the Playoff at least twice in its three years of existence.

However, crashing the party are the Washington Huskies, who came out of nowhere to win the Pac-12 and earn the fourth spot.

Those four teams will play in this year’s semifinal games - the Peach Bowl and the Fiesta Bowl - to determine which two advance to the National Championship Game nine days later in Tampa.

However, there are many more college games to watch throughout the remainder of Bowl Season. Are there too many bowl games? Probably, yeah. But it makes for a great few weeks around the holiday season.

Here is your complete FBS Bowl game schedule for the entire 2016-2017 season, and feel free to use this as your open discussion forum for any and every college game on between now and the new year.

Saturday, December 17th

Gildan New Mexico Bowl

New Mexico Lobos vs. Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners

2:00 PM ET
University Stadium
Albuquerque, NM
ESPN

Las Vegas Bowl

Houston Cougars vs. San Diego State Aztecs

3:30 PM ET
Sam Boyd Stadium
Las Vegas, NV
ABC

Raycom Media Camellia Bowl

Appalachian State Mountaineers vs. Toledo Rockets

5:30 PM ET
Cramton Bowl
Montgomery, AL
ESPN

Autonation Cure Bowl

UCF Golden Knights vs. Arkansas State Red Wolves

5:30 PM ET
Camping World Stadium
Orlando, FL
CBS Sports Network

R&L Carriers New Orleans Bowl

Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles vs. Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns

9:00 PM ET
Mercedes-Benz Superdome
New Orleans, LA
ESPN

Monday, December 19th

Miami Beach Bowl

Central Michigan Chippewas vs. Tulsa Golden Hurricane

2:30 PM ET
Marlins Park
Miami, FL
ESPN

Tuesday, December 20th

Boca Raton Bowl

Memphis Tigers vs. Western Kentucky Hilltoppers

7:00 PM ET
FAU Football Stadium
Boca Raton, FL
ESPN

Wednesday, December 21st

San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl

BYU Cougars vs. Wyoming Cowboys

9:00 PM ET
Qualcomm Stadium
San Diego, CA
ESPN

Thursday, December 22nd

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

Idaho Vandals vs. Colorado State Rams

7:00 PM ET
Albertsons Stadium
Boise, ID
ESPN

Friday, December 23rd

Popeyes Bahamas Bowl

Eastern Michigan Eagles vs. Old Dominion Monarchs

1:00 PM ET
Thomas Robinson Stadium
Nassau, Bahamas
ESPN

Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl

Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs. #25 Navy Midshipmen

4:30 PM ET
Amon G. Carter Stadium
Fort Worth, TX
ESPN

Dollar General Bowl

Ohio Bobcats vs. Troy Trojans

8:00 PM ET
Ladd-Peebles Stadium
Mobile, AL
ESPN

Saturday, December 24th

Hawai’i Bowl

Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors vs. Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders

8:00 PM ET
Aloha Stadium
Honolulu, HI
ESPN

Monday, December 26th

St. Petersburg Bowl

Miami Redhawks vs. Mississippi State Bulldogs

11:00 AM ET
Tropicana Field
St. Petersburg, FL
ESPN

Quick Lane Bowl

Maryland Terrapins vs. Boston College Eagles

2:30 PM ET
Ford Field
Detroit, MI
ESPN

Camping World Independence Bowl

NC State Wolfpack vs. Vanderbilt Commodores

5:00 PM ET
Independence Stadium
Shreveport, LA
ESPN2

Tuesday, December 27th

Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl

Army Golden Knights vs. North Texas Mean Green

12:00 PM ET
Cotton Bowl
Dallas, TX
ESPN

Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman

#24 Temple Owls vs. Wake Forest Demon Deacons

3:30 PM ET
Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
Annapolis, MD
ESPN

National Funding Holiday Bowl

Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. Washington State Cougars

7:00 PM ET
Qualcomm Stadium
San Diego, CA
ESPN

Motel 6 Cactus Bowl

Boise State Broncos vs. Baylor Bears

10:15 PM ET
Chase Field
Phoenix, AZ
ESPN

Wednesday, December 28th

New Era Pinstripe Bowl

#23 Pittsburgh Panthers vs. Northwestern Wildcats

2:00 PM ET
Yankee Stadium
Bronx, NY
ESPN

Russell Athletic Bowl

#16 West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Miami Hurricanes

5:30 PM ET
Camping World Stadium
Orlando, FL
ESPN

Foster Farms Bowl

Indiana Hoosiers vs. #19 Utah Utes

8:30 PM
Levi’s Stadium
Santa Clara, CA
FOX

AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl

Texas A&M Aggies vs. Kansas State Wildcats

9:00 PM ET
NRG Stadium
Houston, TX
ESPN

Thursday, December 29th

Birmingham Bowl

South Florida Bulls vs. South Carolina Gamecocks

2:00 PM ET
Legion Field
Birmingham, AL
ESPN

Belk Bowl

Arkansas Razorbacs vs. #22 Virginia Tech Hokies

5:30 PM ET
Bank of America Stadium
Charlotte, NC
ESPN

Valero Alamo Bowl

#12 Oklahoma State Cowboys vs. #10 Colorado Buffaloes

9:00 PM ET
Alamodome
San Antonio, TX
ESPN

Friday, December 30th

AutoZone Liberty Bowl

Georgia Bulldogs vs. TCU Horned Frogs

12:00 PM ET
Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
Memphis, TN
ESPN

Hyundai Sun Bowl

#18 Stanford Cardinal vs. North Carolina Tar Heels

2:00 PM ET
Sun Bowl
El Paso, TX
CBS

Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl

Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. #21 Tennessee Volunteers

3:30 PM
Nissan Stadium
Nashville, TN
ESPN

Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl

South Alabama vs. Air Force

5:30 PM ET
Arizona Stadium
Tucson, AZ
American Sports Net & CampusInsiders.com

Capital One Orange Bowl

#6 Michigan Wolverines vs. #11 Florida State Seminoles

8:00 PM ET
Hard Rock Stadium
Miami, FL
ESPN

Saturday, December 31st

Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl

#20 LSU Tigers vs. #13 Louisville Cardinals

11:00 AM ET
Camping World Stadium
Orlando, FL
ABC

TaxSlayer Bowl

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs. Kentucky Wildcats

11:00 AM ET
EverBank Field
Jacksonville, FL
ESPN

Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl (National Semifinal)

#4 Washington Huskies vs. #1 Alabama Crimson Tide

3:00 PM ET
Georgia Dome
Atlanta, GA
ESPN

PlayStation Fiesta Bowl (National Semifinal)

#3 Ohio State Buckeyes vs. #2 Clemson Tigers

7:00 PM ET
University of Phoenix Stadium
Glendale, AZ
ESPN

Monday, January 2, 2017

Outback Bowl

#17 Florida Gators vs. Iowa Hawkeyes

1:00 PM
Raymond James Stadium
Tampa, FL
ABC

Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic

#15 Western Michigan Broncos vs. #8 Wisconsin Badgers

1:00 PM ET
AT&T Stadium
Arlington, TX
ESPN

Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual

#9 USC Trojans vs. #5 Penn State Nittany Lions

5:00 PM ET
Rose Bowl
Pasadena, CA
ESPN

Allstate Sugar Bowl

#14 Auburn Tigers vs. #7 Oklahoma Sooners

8:30 PM ET
Mercedes-Benz Superdome
New Orleans, LA
ESPN

Monday, January 9th, 2017

College Football Playoff National Championship

8:00 PM ET
Raymond James Stadium
Tampa, FL
ESPN