2016 College Football Bowl Schedule And TV Info – When, Where, And Who Is Playing

For weeks and months, many have been giving their college football bowl projections, but as always, things can change in an instant. Now, the Conference Championship Weekend is officially over and the regular season of 2016 is a thing of the past. All the fun of “Selection Sunday” has taken place and the NCAA College Football Playoff teams are known along with all the rest of the games. Take a look at the full schedule, TV information, teams, locations, and match-ups for all the college football bowl games.

Yes, it is going to be Alabama taking on Washington in the Peach Bowl as ESPN revealed the Crimson Tide were No. 1 as expected. With that, ESPN also revealed that the Huskies were No. 4 in the final regular season college football playoff rankings and they landed in the Peach Bowl as well.

No. 2 in the rankings went to Clemson as ESPN reported the Tigers will head to the Fiesta Bowl on Dec. 31, 2016. Their opponent? Well, many people don’t feel as if they deserve it since they didn’t even play in their own conference championship game, but the Tigers will take on the #3-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes.

Here is the full schedule for the 2016/2017 NCAA college football bowl games with locations, dates, time and television information, and the matchups.

AIR FORCE RESERVE CELEBRATION BOWL
Site: Atlanta, GA
Date: Dec. 17
Time/TV: 12 p.m. ET, ABC
Matchup: North Carolina Central vs. Grambling

GILDAN NEW MEXICO BOWL
Site: Albuquerque, N.M.
Date: Dec. 17
Time/TV: 2 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: New Mexico vs. UTSA

LAS VEGAS BOWL
Site: Las Vegas, Nev.
Date: Dec. 17
Time/TV: 3:30 p.m. ET, ABC
Matchup: Houston vs. San Diego State

CAMELLIA BOWL
Site: Montgomery, Ala.
Date: Dec. 17
Time/TV: 5:30 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Appalachian State vs. Toledo

CURE BOWL
Site: Orlando, Fla.
Date: Dec. 17
Time/TV: 5:30 p.m. ET, CBS Sports Network
Matchup: UCF vs. Arkansas State

NEW ORLEANS BOWL
Site: New Orleans
Date: Dec. 17
Time/TV: 9 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Southern Mississippi vs. Louisiana-Lafayette

MIAMI BEACH BOWL
Site: Miami, FL
Date: Dec. 19
Time/TV: 2:30 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Central Michigan vs. Tulsa

BOCA RATON BOWL
Site: Boca Raton, Fla.
Date: Dec. 20
Time/TV: 7 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Memphis vs. Western Kentucky

POINSETTIA BOWL
Site: San Diego, CA
Date: Dec. 21
Time/TV: 9 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: BYU vs. Wyoming

FAMOUS IDAHO POTATO BOWL
Site: Boise, Idaho
Date: Dec. 22
Time/TV: 7 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Idaho vs. Colorado State

BAHAMAS BOWL
Site: Nassau, Bahamas
Date: Dec. 23
Time/TV: 1 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Eastern Michigan vs. Old Dominion

ARMED FORCES BOWL
Site: Fort Worth, Texas
Date: Dec. 23
Time/TV: 4:30 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Louisiana Tech vs. Navy

DOLLAR GENERAL BOWL
Site: Mobile, Ala.
Date: Dec. 23
Time/TV: 8 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Ohio vs. Troy

HAWAI’I BOWL
Site: Honolulu, Hawaii
Date: Dec. 24
Time/TV: 8 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Hawai’i vs. Middle Tennessee

ST. PETERSBURG BOWL
Site: St. Petersburg, Fla.
Date: Dec. 26
Time/TV: 11 a.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Miami (Ohio) vs. Mississippi State

QUICK LANE BOWL
Site: Detroit
Date: Dec. 26
Time/TV: 2:30 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Maryland vs. Boston College

INDEPENDENCE BOWL
Site: Shreveport, La.
Date: Dec. 26
Time/TV: 5 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: NC State vs. Vanderbilt

HEART OF DALLAS BOWL
Site: Dallas
Date: Dec. 27
Time/TV: 12 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Army vs. North Texas

MILITARY BOWL
Site: Annapolis, Md.
Date: Dec. 27
Time/TV: 3:30 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Temple vs. Wake Forest

HOLIDAY BOWL
Site: San Diego, CA
Date: Dec. 27
Time/TV: 7 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Minnesota vs. Washington State

CACTUS BOWL
Site: Phoenix, Ariz.
Date: Dec. 27
Time/TV: 10:15 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Boise State vs. Baylor

PINSTRIPE BOWL
Site: Bronx, N.Y.
Date: Dec. 28
Time/TV: 2 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Pittsburgh vs. Northwestern

RUSSELL ATHLETIC BOWL
Site: Orlando, Fla.
Date: Dec. 28
Time/TV: 5:30 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: West Virginia vs. Miami (FL)

FOSTER FARMS BOWL
Site: Santa Clara, Calif.
Date: Dec. 28
Time/TV: 8:30 p.m. ET, FOX
Matchup: Indiana vs. Utah

TEXAS BOWL
Site: Houston, TX
Date: Dec. 28
Time/TV: 9 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Texas A&M vs. Kansas State

BIRMINGHAM BOWL
Site: Birmingham, Ala.
Date: Dec. 29
Time/TV: 2 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: South Florida vs. South Carolina

BELK BOWL
Site: Charlotte, N.C.
Date: Dec. 29
Time/TV: 5:30 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Arkansas vs. Virginia Tech

ALAMO BOWL
Site: San Antonio, Texas
Date: Dec. 29
Time/TV: 96:45 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Oklahoma State vs. Colorado

LIBERTY BOWL
Site: Memphis, Tenn.
Date: Dec. 30
Time/TV: 12 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Georgia vs. TCU

SUN BOWL
Site: El Paso, Texas
Date: Dec. 30
Time/TV: 2 p.m. ET, CBS
Matchup: Stanford vs. North Carolina

MUSIC CITY BOWL
Site: Nashville, Tenn.
Date: Dec. 30
Time/TV: 3:30 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Nebraska vs. Tennessee

ARIZONA BOWL
Site: Tucson, Ariz.
Date: Dec. 30
Time/TV: 5:30 p.m. ET, Campus Insiders
Matchup: South Alabama vs. Air Force

ORANGE BOWL
Site: Miami Gardens, Fla.
Date: Dec. 30
Time/TV: 8 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Michigan vs. Florida State

CITRUS BOWL
Site: Orlando, Fla.
Date: Dec. 31
Time/TV: 11 a.m. ET, ABC
Matchup: LSU vs. Louisville

TAXSLAYER BOWL
Site: Jacksonville, Fla.
Date: Dec. 31
Time/TV: 11 a.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Georgia Tech vs. Kentucky

PEACH BOWL
Site: Atlanta, GA
Date: Dec. 31
Time/TV: Noon ET, ESPN
Matchup: Washington vs. Alabama

FIESTA BOWL
Site: Glendale, Ariz.
Date: Dec. 31
Time/TV: 7 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Ohio State vs. Clemson

OUTBACK BOWL
Site: Tampa, Fla.
Date: Jan. 1
Time/TV: 1 p.m. ET, ABC
Matchup: Florida vs. Iowa

COTTON BOWL
Site: Arlington, Texas
Date: Jan. 1
Time/TV: 1 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Western Michigan vs. Wisconsin

ROSE BOWL
Site: Pasadena, Calif.
Date: Jan. 2
Time/TV: 5 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: USC vs. Penn State

SUGAR BOWL
Site: New Orleans, La
Date: Jan. 1
Time/TV: 8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Auburn vs. Oklahoma

COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME
Site: Glendale, Ariz.
Date: Jan. 9
Time/TV: 8 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Peach Bowl Winner vs. Fiesta Bowl Winner

As usual, keep updated with sites such as ESPN in case there are any changes to time, channel, or anything like that.

Every single little bit of information you could possibly need for the 2016/2017 NCAA college football bowl games is right here and you have it all. Everything begins on Dec. 17, 2016, and the action runs through Jan. 9, 2017. This is a lot of football through more than three dozen big-time games and these student-athletes are going to give their everything in hopes of winning the biggest game of their seasons.

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