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Complete 2021 College Football Bowl Schedule

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The college football regular season might be over, but there is a total of 43 postseason games in the Football Bowl Subdivision to look forward to.

Bowl game action kicks off  Dec. 17 with the Bahamas Bowl and Cure Bowl, and a day later, there are six games scheduled across the country. The national championship game will wrap up the bowl season extravaganza on Jan. 10 in Indianapolis.

A rundown of all the games in eastern time:

Dec. 17 – Bahamas Bowl: Middle Tennessee vs. Toledo, ESPN, noon

Dec. 17 – Cure BowlCoastal Carolina and Northern Illinois, ESPN2, 6 p.m.


Dec. 18 – Boca Raton Bowl: WKU vs. App State, ESPN, 11 a.m.

Dec. 18 – New Mexico BowlFresno State vs. UTEP, ESPN, 2:15 p.m.

Dec. 18 – Independence Bowl: BYU vs. UAB., ABC, 3:30 p.m.

Dec. 18 – LendingTree Bowl: Eastern Michigan vs. Liberty, ESPN, 5:45 p.m.

Dec. 18 – LA Bowl: Oregon State vs. Utah State, ABC, 7:30 p.m.

Dec. 18 – New Orleans Bowl: Marshall vs. Louisana-Lafayette, ESPN, 9:15 p.m.


Dec. 20 – Myrtle Beach Bowl: Tulsa vs. Old Dominion, ESPN, 2:30 p.m.


Dec. 21 – Idaho Potato Bowl: Wyoming vs. Kent State, ESPN, 3:30 p.m.

Dec. 21 – Frisco Bowl: UTSA vs. San Diego State of Five, ESPN, 7:30 p.m.


Dec. 22 – Armed Forces Bowl: Army vs. At-large, ESPN, 8 p.m.


Dec. 23 – Gasparilla BowlUCF vs. UF, ESPN, 7 p.m.


Dec. 24 – Hawaii Bowl: Hawaii vs. Memphis, ESPN, 8 p.m.


Dec. 25 – Camellia Bowl: Ball State vs. Georgia State, ESPN, 2:30 p.m.


Dec. 27 – Quick Lane Bowl: Nevada vs. Western Michigan, ESPN, 11 a.m.

Dec. 27 – Military Bowl: Boston College vs. East Carolina, ESPN, 2:30 p.m.


Dec. 28 – Birmingham Bowl: Houston vs. Auburn, ESPN, noon

Dec. 28 – First Responder Bowl: Louisville vs. Air Force, ESPN, 3:15 p.m.

Dec. 28 – Liberty Bowl: Mississippi State vs. Texas Tech, ESPN, 6:45 p.m.

Dec. 28 – Holiday Bowl: UCLA vs. NC State, FOX, 8 p.m.

Dec. 28 – Guaranteed Rate Bowl: West Virginia vs. Minnesota, ESPN, 10:15 p.m.


Dec. 29 – Fenway Bowl: Virginia vs. SMU, ESPN, 11 a.m.

Dec. 29 – Pinstripe Bowl: Virginia Tech vs. Maryland, ESPN, 2:15 p.m.

Dec. 29 – Cheez-It Bowl: Clemson vs. Iowa State, ESPN, 5:45 p.m.

Dec. 29 – Alamo Bowl: Oklahoma vs. Oregon, ESPN, 9:15 p.m.


Dec. 30 – Duke’s Mayo Bowl: UNC vs. South Carolina, ESPN, 11:30 a.m.

Dec. 30 – Music City Bowl: Tennessee vs. Purdue, ESPN, 3 p.m.

Dec. 30 – Peach Bowl: Michigan State vs. Pitt, ESPN, 7 p.m.

Dec. 30 – Las Vegas Bowl: Wisconsin vs. Arizona State, ESPN, 10:30 p.m.


Dec. 31 – Gator Bowl: Wake Forest vs. Texas A&M, ESPN, 11 a.m.

Dec. 31 – Sun Bowl: Miami vs. Washington State, CBS, 12:00 p.m.

Dec. 31 – Cotton Bowl: Alabama vs. Cincinnati, ESPN, 3:30 p.m.

Dec. 31 – Orange Bowl: Michigan vs. Georgia, ESPN, 7:30 p.m.

Dec. 31 – Arizona Bowl: Boise State vs. Central Michigan, 2 p.m.

New Year’s Six

Jan. 1 – Outback Bowl: Arkansas vs. Penn State, ESPN2, noon 

Jan. 1 – Fiesta Bowl: Notre Dame vs. Oklahoma State, ESPN, 1 p.m.

Jan. 1 – Citrus Bowl: Iowa vs. Kentucky, ABC, 1 p.m.

Jan. 1 – Rose Bowl: Ohio State vs. Utah, ESPN, 4 p.m.

Jan. 1 – Sugar Bowl: Baylor vs. Ole Miss, ESPN, 8:45 p.m.

Jan. 4 – Texas Bowl: Big 12 vs. SEC, ESPN, 9 p.m.

Jan. 10 – College Football Playoff championship game: Semifinal winners, ESPN, 8 p.m.

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Written by Megan Turner

Megan graduated from the University of Central Florida and writes and tweets about anything related to sports. She replies to comments she shouldn't reply to online and thinks the CFP Rankings are absolutely rigged. Follow her on Twitter at @Megnturner_ and Instagram at @Megnturner.

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