College football bowl and playoff schedule.

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  1. Olehornfan

    Olehornfan 1,000+ Posts

    College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic
    3 p.m. on ESPN
    AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas
    Clemson vs Notre Dame

    College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Capital One Orange Bowl
    7pm on ESPN
    Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida
    Alabama vs Oklahoma

    Jan. 7
    College Football Playoff National Championship Presented By AT&T
    7 p.m. on ESPN
    Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara, California
    Team a vs Team b

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    Bowl schedule
    Dec. 15
    Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl
    Noon ET, ABC
    Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta
    North Carolina A&T vs. Alcorn State

    New Mexico Bowl
    1 p.m, ESPN
    Branch Field at Dreamstyle Stadium, Albuquerque, New Mexico
    North Texas vs Utah State

    AutoNation Cure Bowl
    2:30 p.m. CBSSN
    Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Florida
    Tulane UL Lafayette

    Mitsubishi Motors Las Vegas Bowl
    2:30 p.m. ABC
    Sam Boyd Stadium, Las Vegas
    Arizona State vs. Fresno State

    Raycom Media Camellia Bowl
    4:30 p.m. ESPN
    Cramton Bowl, Montgomery, Alabama
    Eastern Michigan vs Georgia Souothern

    R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
    8 p.m. ESPN
    Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans
    Appalachain State vs MIddle Tennessee

    Dec. 18
    Cheribundi Tart Cherry Boca Raton Bowl
    6 p.m. ESPN
    Howard Schnellenberger Field at FAU Stadium, Boca Raton, Florida
    UAB vs Northern Illnois

    Dec. 19
    DXL Frisco Bowl
    7 p.m. ESPN
    Toyota Stadium, Frisco, Texas
    Ohio vs San Diego State

    Dec. 20
    Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl
    7 p.m. ESPN
    Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida
    USF vs. Marshall

    Dec. 21
    Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl
    11:30 p.m. ESPN
    Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium, Nassau, Bahamas
    Toledo vs. FIU

    Famous Idaho Potato Bowl
    3 p.m. ESPN
    Lyle Smith Field at Albertsons Stadium, Boise, Idaho
    Western Michigan vs. BYU

    Dec. 22
    Birmingham Bowl
    11 p.m. , ESPN
    Legion Field, Birmingham, Alabama
    Memphis vs. Wake Forest

    Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl
    2:30 p.m. ESPN
    Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, Texas
    Houston vs. Army

    Dollar General Bowl
    6 p.m. ESPN
    Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Mobile, Alabama
    Troy vs. Buffalo

    Hawai'i Bowl
    9:30 p.m. ESPN
    Aloha Stadium, Honolulu
    Hawaii vs. Louisiana Tech

    Dec. 26
    SERVPRO First Responder Bowl
    12:30 p.m., ESPN
    Cotton Bowl, Dallas
    Boston College vs. Boise State

    Quick Lane Bowl
    4:15 p.m. ESPN
    Ford Field, Detroit, MI
    Georgia Tech vs. Minnesota

    Cheez-It Bowl
    8 p.m., ESPN
    Chase Field, Phoenix
    California vs. TCU

    Dec. 27
    Walk-On's Independence Bowl
    12:30 p.m. ESPN
    Independence Stadium, Shreveport, Louisiana
    Temple vs. Duke

    New Era Pinstripe Bowl
    4:15 p.m. ESPN
    Yankee Stadium, New York
    Miami (Fla.) vs. Wisconsin

    Academy Sports + Outdoors Texas Bowl
    8 p.m. ESPN
    NRG Stadium, Houston
    Baylor vs. Vanderbilt

    Dec. 28
    Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl
    12:30 p.m. ESPN
    Nissan Stadium, Nashville, Tennessee
    Auburn vs Purdue
    Camping World Bowl
    4:15 p.m. ESPN
    Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Florida
    Syracuse vs West Virginia

    Valero Alamo Bowl
    8 p.m. ESPN
    Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas
    Iowa State vs Washington State

    Dec. 29
    Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
    11 a.m. ESPN
    Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta
    Florida vs Michigan

    Belk Bowl
    11 a.m. ABC
    Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, North Carolina
    South Carolina vs Virginia

    NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl
    12:15 p.m. CBSSN
    Arizona Stadium, Tucson, Arizona
    Arkansas State vs Nevada

    College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Capital One Orange Bowl
    7 p.m. ESPN
    Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida
    Alabama vs Oklahoma

    College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic
    3 p.m. ESPN
    AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas
    Clemson vs Notre Dame

    Dec. 31
    Redbox Bowl
    2p.m. Fox
    Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara, Calif.
    Michigan State vs Oregon

    Military Bowl Presented by Northrop Grumman
    11 a.m., ESPN
    Jack Stephens Field at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis, Maryland
    Cincinnatti Vs Virginia Tech

    AutoZone Liberty Bowl
    2:45 p.m. ESPN
    Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, Memphis, Tennessee
    Missouri vs Oklahoma State

    San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl
    6 p.m. FS1
    SDCCU Stadium, San Diego, Calif.
    Northwestern vs Utah

    TaxSlayer Gator Bowl
    6:30 p.m. ESPN
    TIAA Bank Field, Jacksonville, Florida
    NC State vs Texas A & M

    Hyundai Sun Bowl
    1 p.m. CBS
    Sun Bowl Stadium, El Paso, Texas
    Pitt vs Stanford

    Jan. 1
    Outback Bowl
    11.00 a.m., ESPN2
    Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida
    Iowa vs Mississippi State

    Citrus Bowl
    12 p.m, ABC
    Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Florida
    Kentucky vs Penn State

    PlayStation Fiesta Bowl
    12 p. ESPN
    State Farm Stadium, Glendale, Arizona , Glendale, Arizona
    LSU vs UCF

    Rose Bowl Game Presented by Northwestern Mutual
    4 p.m. ESPN
    Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California
    Ohio State vs Washington

    Allstate Sugar Bowl
    7:45 p.m. ESPN
    Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans
    UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS VS Georgia
     
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  2. Dionysus

    Dionysus Ok Cool. Hook ’Em! Admin

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  3. LonghornCatholic

    LonghornCatholic Romantic Catholic

    Could we end up playing UCF?
     
  4. ViperHorn

    ViperHorn 5,000+ Posts

    In theory yes, but I believe the highest-ranked Group of 5 team (UCF) is guaranteed a place in a "top 6" New Year's game. If Texas wins the XII CG they will be locked into the Sugar Bowl; if Texas loses they will go to San Antonio.
     
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  5. LongChuckles

    LongChuckles 25+ Posts

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  6. ViperHorn

    ViperHorn 5,000+ Posts

    The Big XII Champion is obligated to go to the Sugar Bowl unless the earn a berth in the CFB. If this occurs the second place team goes. Thus in the unlikely event that ou beats Texas and gets into the CFP, either Texas or WVa goes to the Sugar Bowl and the other goes to San Antonio.
     
  7. WorsterMan

    WorsterMan 10,000+ Posts

    Just WIN Horns!

    Beat the HELL outta oh-u !!! :hookem:
     
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  8. Joe Fan

    Joe Fan 10,000+ Posts

    FWIW, the Sugar Bowl gets the highest ranked Big 12 team, regardless of record.
     
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  9. Chinstrap

    Chinstrap 250+ Posts

    Since the ADs for OU, Ohio State and GA are all on the 13 member committee (along with two other ADs) it should be interesting to see how these three teams are treated in the event that OU should beat Texas. Could be a long night of indulgence and OU is good at this game. Problem is, their defense could not beat either of the other two. But like the press, they could be the committee’s little Huckleberry.
    You can bet your sweet a- - that IF Texas was in the running, they damn sure would not get any love from these ADs.

    Texas MUST beat the hell out of OU!
     
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  10. Joe Fan

    Joe Fan 10,000+ Posts

    Seems to be a little confusion among the Big 12
    Go figure

    In any event, if I am reading the tea leaves correctly, regardless of the outcome of our game we will be in the Sugar Bowl (vs. Georgia maybe)

     
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  11. LonghornCatholic

    LonghornCatholic Romantic Catholic

    Who finished 3rd? Iowa State?
     
  12. Joe Fan

    Joe Fan 10,000+ Posts

    If we had a 16-team playoff using latest CFB rankings --

    16 WVU at 1 Bama
    15 UK at 2 Clemson
    14 Texas at 3 ND
    13 Wazzu at 4 UGA
    12 PennSt at 5 OU
    11 Wash at 6 Ohio St
    10 LSU at 7 Mich
    9 UF at 8 UCF

    Seems like fun

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  13. I_Dont_Exist

    I_Dont_Exist 1,000+ Posts

    Until the first year of the playoffs I was a staunch supporter of 8 teams. Now I believe 4 is enough. It should be difficult to get in. That's not a popular opinion but it's mine.
     
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  14. militaryhorn

    militaryhorn I've Been Working on the Railroad...

    I think 8 is doable just have the caveat that you have to win your conference to play in it. The committee can rank the conference winners to seed the tournament.
     
  15. ViperHorn

    ViperHorn 5,000+ Posts

    4 is doable only if you remove the Committee and all of its inherent desires and standardize the rules (play the same number of conference games, no-FCS games, and be in a conference). Since all of that isn't going to happen 8 is the minimum - the 5 Power 5 Conference Champions plus the 3 highest rated Group of 5 Conference Champions. Winning something has to count.

    No special deal for ND. Get in a conference or drop down to FCS.
     
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  16. Buck-Horn

    Buck-Horn 500+ Posts

  17. militaryhorn

    militaryhorn I've Been Working on the Railroad...

    Looks like we are going to play Georgia in the Sugar Bowl.
     
  18. Joe Fan

    Joe Fan 10,000+ Posts

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    Joe Fan 10,000+ Posts

  20. HornyBill

    HornyBill 25+ Posts

    I predict Alabama and Clemson cover their spreads easily
     
  21. Joe Fan

    Joe Fan 10,000+ Posts

     
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  22. Joe Fan

    Joe Fan 10,000+ Posts

    This is late but I just noticed Gary Patterson had Texas in his top 10 ballot at No. 8.
     
  23. Joe Fan

    Joe Fan 10,000+ Posts

    Now QBs are sitting out bowl games

    Ugh

     
  24. Buck-Horn

    Buck-Horn 500+ Posts

    This trend is terrible....sorry, just don’t accept the “other” side of this argument. I would advise my son to play out his commitment. “Me First” is a bad value set in life.
     
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  25. Joe Fan

    Joe Fan 10,000+ Posts

    Ed Olliver took it all to a new level this year
    He is not just taking off their bowl game but will have taken off almost all of the last 6 games of their entire season (incldg bowl), almost half their entire season
     
  26. Buck-Horn

    Buck-Horn 500+ Posts

    While watching the Army-Navy game, it makes me realize how pampered & spoiled the rest of the college football players are. Do you think one of these kids would be allowed to sit out a bowl game? The sacrifice these Academy kids make to keep up with their classwork, military regimin & football is unimaginable. Again, I have zero sympathy or understanding for these other kids who skip out on a bowl game....maybe they should think hard about these Army & Navy kids!
     
  27. Horn87

    Horn87 1,000+ Posts

    I may be alone in this, but I think it tarnishes your legacy at your school. Also, if you do this for my University I feel you are never eligible for a T ring. Just my $0.02...
     
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  28. CreakyHorn

    CreakyHorn 25+ Posts

    I'll state up front that I'm not a big fan of kids skipping bowl games. Having said that, you have to look at Grier's situation. His team finished 4th and are headed to a somewhat meaningless bowl. I can't remember the last time I had a conversation in which the Camping World Bowl came up. IIRC, kids don't skip the upper tier bowls. Grier's focus is on playing in the NFL. What effect would a torn ACL have on his draft status, or his career? Also, who might be whispering in his ear? Agents? NFL teams? Again, I don't like the idea of kids skipping bowls, but the NFL is their ultimate goal and they have to decide what they need to do to get there.
     
  29. Joe Fan

    Joe Fan 10,000+ Posts

    Agree, but how do we factor in the effect the CFP has has had on all the other bowl games? How long will fans continue to care about these "lesser bowls"? Were the players are just ahead of the curve?

    As to Ed Oliver, UH might have a claim he owes them some money back.
     
  30. Buck-Horn

    Buck-Horn 500+ Posts

    Not sure what the answer is, but these kids should pay some price for this decision. Maybe strip them of their “Letter Man” privileges. Too many case-by-case factors for each kid. But, if this gets out of control, we’ll be left wth 4 teams in the CFP & the “who cares” bowl lineup.
     

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