2016 college football bowl schedule

The bowl matchups and game times for the 2016 college football bowl season:

CELEBRATION BOWL
Site: Atlanta, Ga.
Date: Dec. 17
Time/TV: 12 p.m. ET, ABC
Matchup: North Carolina Central vs. Grambling State
Final: Grambling State 10, North Carolina Central 9

NEW MEXICO BOWL
Site: Albuquerque, N.M.
Date: Dec. 17
Time/TV: 2 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: New Mexico vs. Texas-San Antonio
Final: New Mexico 23, Texas-San Antonio 20

LAS VEGAS BOWL
Site: Las Vegas
Date: Dec. 17
Time/TV: 3:30 p.m. ET, ABC
Matchup: Houston vs. San Diego State
Final: San Diego State 34, Houston 10

CAMELLIA BOWL
Site: Montgomery, Ala.
Date: Dec. 17
Time/TV: 5:30 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Toledo vs. Appalachian State
Final: Appalachian State 31, Toledo 28

CURE BOWL
Site: Orlando, Fla.
Date: Dec. 17
Time/TV: 7 p.m. ET, CBS Sports Network
Matchup: Arkansas State vs. UCF
Final: Arkansas State 31, UCF 13

NEW ORLEANS BOWL
Site: New Orleans
Date: Dec. 17
Time/TV: 9 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Southern Mississippi vs. Louisiana-Lafayette
Final: Southern Mississippi 28, Louisiana-Lafayette 21

MIAMI BEACH BOWL
Site: Miami
Date: Dec. 19
Time/TV: 2:30 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Central Michigan vs. Tulsa
Final: Tulsa 55, Central Michigan 10

BOCA RATON BOWL
Site: Boca Raton, Fla.
Date: Dec. 20
Time/TV: 7 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Memphis vs. Western Kentucky
Final: Western Kentucky 51, Memphis 31

POINSETTIA BOWL
Site: San Diego
Date: Dec. 21
Time/TV: 9 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: BYU vs. Wyoming
Final: BYU 24, Wyoming 21

FAMOUS IDAHO POTATO BOWL
Site: Boise, Idaho
Date: Dec. 22
Time/TV: 7 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Idaho vs. Colorado State
Final: Idaho 61, Colorado State 50

BAHAMAS BOWL
Site: Nassau, Bahamas
Date: Dec. 23
Time/TV: 1 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Old Dominion vs. Eastern Michigan
Final: Old Dominion 24, Eastern Michigan 20

ARMED FORCES BOWL
Site: Fort Worth, Texas
Date: Dec. 23
Time/TV: 4:30 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Louisiana Tech vs. Navy
Final: Louisiana Tech 48, Navy 45

DOLLAR GENERAL BOWL
Site: Mobile, Ala.
Date: Dec. 23
Time/TV: 8 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Ohio vs. Troy
Final: Troy 28, Ohio 23

HAWAI'I BOWL
Site: Honolulu
Date: Dec. 24
Time/TV: 8 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Middle Tennessee vs. Hawaii
Final: Hawaii 52, Middle Tennessee 35

ST. PETERSBURG BOWL
Site: St. Petersburg, Fla.
Date: Dec. 26
Time/TV: 11 a.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Mississippi State vs. Miami (Ohio)
Final: Mississippi State 17, Miami (Ohio) 16

QUICK LANE BOWL
Site: Detroit
Date: Dec. 26
Time/TV: 2:30 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Boston College vs. Maryland
Final: Boston College 36, Maryland 30

INDEPENDENCE BOWL
Site: Shreveport, La.
Date: Dec. 26
Time/TV: 5 p.m. ET, ESPN2
Matchup: N.C. State vs. Vanderbilt
Final: N.C. State 41, Vanderbilt 17

HEART OF DALLAS BOWL
Site: Dallas
Date: Dec. 27
Time/TV: 21 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Army vs. North Texas
Final: Army 38, North Texas 31 (OT)

MILITARY BOWL
Site: Annapolis, Md.
Date: Dec. 27
Time/TV: 3:30 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Temple vs. Wake Forest
Final: Wake Forest 34, Temple 26

HOLIDAY BOWL
Site: San Diego
Date: Dec. 27
Time/TV: 7 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Minnesota vs. Washington State
Final: Minnesota 17, Washington State 12

CACTUS BOWL
Site: Phoenix, Ariz.
Date: Dec. 27
Time/TV: 10:15 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Boise State vs. Baylor
Final: Baylor 31, Boise State 12

PINSTRIPE BOWL
Site: Bronx, N.Y.
Date: Dec. 28
Time/TV: 2 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Northwestern vs. Pittsburgh
Final: Northwestern 31, Pittsburgh 24

RUSSELL ATHLETIC BOWL
Site: Orlando, Fla.
Date: Dec. 28
Time/TV: 5:30 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Miami vs. West Virginia
Final: Miami 31, West Virginia 14

FOSTER FARMS BOWL
Site: Santa Clara, Calif.
Date: Dec. 28
Time/TV: 8:30 p.m. ET, FOX
Matchup: Indiana vs. Utah
Final: Utah 26, Indiana 24

TEXAS BOWL
Site: Houston
Date: Dec. 28
Time/TV: 9 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Kansas State vs. Texas A&M
Final: Kansas State 33, Texas A&M 28

BIRMINGHAM BOWL
Site: Birmingham, Ala.
Date: Dec. 29
Time/TV: 2 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: South Carolina vs. USF
Final: USF 46, South Carolina 39 (OT)

BELK BOWL
Site: Charlotte, N.C.
Date: Dec. 29
Time/TV: 5:30 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Arkansas vs. Virginia Tech
Final: Virginia Tech 35, Arkansas 24

ALAMO BOWL
Site: San Antonio, Texas
Date: Dec. 29
Time/TV: 9 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Oklahoma State vs. Colorado
Final: Oklahoma State 38, Colorado 8

LIBERTY BOWL
Site: Memphis, Tenn.
Date: Dec. 30
Time/TV: 12 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: TCU vs. Georgia
Final: Georgia 31, TCU 23

SUN BOWL
Site: El Paso, Texas
Date: Dec. 30
Time/TV: 2 p.m. ET, CBS
Matchup: North Carolina vs. Stanford
Final: Stanford 25, North Carolina 23

MUSIC CITY BOWL
Site: Nashville, Tenn.
Date: Dec. 30
Time/TV: 3:30 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Nebraska vs. Tennessee
Final: Tennessee 38, Nebraska 24

ARIZONA BOWL
Site: Tucson, Ariz.
Date: Dec. 30
Time/TV: 5:30 p.m. ET, American Sports Network
Matchup: Air Force vs. South Alabama
Final: Air Force 45, South Alabama 21

ORANGE BOWL
Site: Miami Gardens, Fla.
Date: Dec. 30
Time/TV: 8 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Michigan vs. Florida State
Final: Florida State 33, Michigan 32

CITRUS BOWL
Site: Orlando, Fla.
Date: Dec. 31
Time/TV: 11 a.m. ET, ABC
Matchup: LSU vs. Louisville
Final: LSU 29, Louisville 9

TAXSLAYER BOWL
Site: Jacksonville, Fla.
Date: Dec. 31
Time/TV: 11 a.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Georgia Tech vs. Kentucky
Final: Georgia Tech 33, Kentucky 18

PEACH BOWL
Site: Atlanta
Date: Dec. 31
Time/TV: 3 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Alabama vs. Washington
Final: Alabama 24, Washington 7

FIESTA BOWL
Site: Glendale, Ariz.
Date: Dec. 31
Time/TV: 7 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Clemson vs. Ohio State
Final: Clemson 31, Ohio State 0

OUTBACK BOWL
Site: Tampa, Fla.
Date: Jan. 2
Time/TV: 1 p.m. ET, ABC
Matchup: Iowa vs. Florida
Final: Florida 30, Iowa 3

COTTON BOWL
Site: Arlington, Texas
Date: Jan. 2
Time/TV: 1 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Western Michigan vs. Wisconsin
Final: Wisconsin 24, Western Michigan 16

ROSE BOWL
Site: Pasadena, Calif.
Date: Jan. 2
Time/TV: 5 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: USC vs. Penn State
Final: USC 52, Penn State 49

SUGAR BOWL
Site: New Orleans
Date: Jan. 2
Time/TV: 8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Auburn vs. Oklahoma
Final: Oklahoma 35, Auburn 19

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME
Site: Tampa, Fla.
Date: Jan. 9
Time/TV: 8 p.m. ET, ESPN
Matchup: Alabama vs. Clemson
Final: Clemson 35, Alabama 31

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