GazetteXtra Print Article Logo URL: http://www.tampabay.com/sports/college/2017-18-college-football-bowl-schedule_163242947


2017-18 college football bowl schedule

By Times staff
Clemson Tigers celebrates after defeating the Alabama Crimson Tide of the College Football Playoff national title game between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Clemson Tigers at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. (Times)

College Football Playoff

Semifinals, Jan. 1

Rose Bowl (Pasadena, Calif.)

No. 3 Georgia (12-1, SEC) vs. No. 2 Oklahoma (12-1, Big 12), 5 p.m., ESPN

Sugar Bowl (New Orleans)

No. 4 Alabama (11-1, SEC) vs. No. 1 Clemson (12-1, ACC), 8:45 p.m., ESPN

National championship (Atlanta), Jan. 8

8 p.m. ESPN

Bowls

Dec. 16

Celebration Bowl (Atlanta)

North Carolina A&T (11-0, MEAC) vs. Grambling State (11-1, SWAC), Noon, ABC

New Orleans Bowl

Troy (10-2, Sun Belt) vs. North Texas (6-4, CUSA)

Cure Bowl (Orlando)

Western Kentucky (6-6, CUSA) vs. Georgia State (6-5, Sun Belt), 2:30 p.m., CBSSN

Las Vegas Bowl

Boise State (10-3, MWC) vs. Oregon (7-5, Pac-12), 3:30 p.m., ABC

New Mexico Bowl (Albuquerque)

Marshall (7-5, CUSA) vs. Colorado State (7-5, MWC), 4:30 p.m., ESPN

Camellia Bowl (Montgomery, Ala.)

Middle Tennessee (6-6, CUSA) vs. Arkansas State (7-4, Sun Belt), 8 p.m., ESPN

Dec. 19

Boca Raton Bowl

Akron (7-6, MAC) vs. Florida Atlantic (10-3, CUSA), 7 p.m., ESPN

Dec. 20

Frisco Bowl (Texas)

SMU (7-5, AAC) vs. Louisiana Tech (6-6, CUSA), 8 p.m., ESPN

Dec. 21

Gasparilla Bowl (St. Petersburg)

Florida International (8-4, CUSA) vs. Temple (6-6, AAC), 8 p.m., ESPN

Dec. 22

Bahamas Bowl

UAB (8-4, CUSA) vs. Ohio (8-4, MAC), 12:30 p.m., ESPN

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl (Boise)

Central Michigan (8-4, MAC) vs. Wyoming (7-5, MWC), 4 p.m., ESPN

Dec. 23

Birmingham Bowl (Alabama)

USF (9-2, AAC) vs. Texas Tech (6-6, Big 12), Noon, ESPN

Armed Forces Bowl

San Diego State (10-2, MWC) vs. Army (8-3, Independent), 3:30 p.m., ESPN

Dollar General Bowl (Mobile, Ala.)

Appalachian State (8-4, Sun Belt) vs. Toledo (11-2, MAC), 7 p.m., ESPN

Dec. 24

Hawai’i Bowl (Honolulu)

Fresno State (9-4, MWC) vs. Houston (7-4, AAC), 8:30 p.m., ESPN

Dec. 26

Heart of Dallas Bowl

Utah (6-6, Pac-12) vs. West Virginia (7-5, Big 12), 1:30 p.m., ESPN

Quick Lane Bowl (Detroit)

Duke (6-6, ACC) vs. Northern Illinois (8-4, MAC), 5:15 p.m., ESPN

Cactus Bowl (Phoenix)

Kansas State (7-5, Big 12) vs. UCLA (6-6, Pac-12), 9 p.m., ESPN

Dec. 27

Independence Bowl (Shreveport, La.)

Florida State (6-6, ACC) vs. Team, 1:30 p.m., ESPN

Pinstripe Bowl (New York)

Iowa (7-5, Big Ten) vs. Boston College (7-5, ACC), 5:15 p.m., ESPN

Foster Farms Bowl (Santa Clara, Calif.)

Arizona (7-5, Pac-12) vs. Purdue (6-6, Big Ten), 8:30 p.m., FOX

Texas Bowl (Houston)

Missouri (7-5, SEC) vs. Texas (6-6, Big 12), 9 p.m., ESPN

Dec. 28

Military Bowl (Annapolis, Md.)

Virginia (6-6, ACC) vs. Navy (6-5, AAC), 1:30 p.m. ESPN

Camping World Bowl (Orlando)

Virginia Tech (9-3, AAC) vs. Oklahoma State (9-3, Big 12), 5:15 p.m., ESPN

Alamo Bowl (San Antonio, Texas)

Stanford (9-4, Pac-12) vs. TCU (10-3, Big 12), 9 p.m., ESPN

Holiday Bowl (San Diego)

Washington State (9-3, Pac-12) vs. Michigan State (9-3, Big Ten), 9 p.m., FOX

Dec. 29

Belk Bowl (Charlotte, N.C.)

Wake Forest (7-5, AAC) vs. Texas A&M (7-5, SEC), 1 p.m. ESPN

Sun Bowl (El Paso, Texas)

NC State (8-4, ACC) vs. Arizona State (7-5, Pac-12), 3 p.m., CBS

Music City Bowl (Nashville)

Kentucky (7-5, SEC) vs. Northwestern (9-3, Big Ten), 4:30 p.m., ESPN

Arizona Bowl (Tucson)

Utah State (6-6, MWC) vs. New Mexico State (6-6, Sun Belt), 5:30 p.m., CBSSN

Cotton Bowl (Arlington, Texas)

USC (11-2, Pac-12) vs. Ohio State (11-2, Big Ten), 8:30 p.m., ESPN

Dec. 30

TaxSlayer Bowl (Jacksonville)

Louisville (8-4, ACC) vs. Mississippi State (8-4, SEC), Noon, ESPN

Liberty Bowl (Memphis)

Iowa State (7-5, Big 12) vs. Memphis (10-2, AAC), 12:30 p.m., ABC

Fiesta Bowl (Glendale, Ariz.)

Washington (10-2, Pac-12) vs. Penn State (10-2, Big Ten), 4 p.m., ESPN

Orange Bowl (Miami Gardens)

Wisconsin (12-1, Big Ten) vs. Miami (10-2, ACC), 8 p.m., ESPN

Jan. 1

Outback Bowl (Tampa)

Michigan (5-4, Big Ten) vs. South Carolina (8-4, SEC), Noon, ESPN2

Peach Bowl (Atlanta)

UCF (12-0, AAC) vs. Auburn (10-3, SEC), 12:30 p.m., ESPN

Citrus Bowl (Orlando)

Notre Dame (9-3, Independent) vs. LSU (9-3, SEC), 1 p.m., ABC