2018-19 College football bowl schedule, games, dates, times, TV channels

The 2018-19 bowl season has been set. With a few minor details still to be finalized, this is how the 39 games will line up over the month of December and into January, culminating with the College Football Playoff National Championship on Jan. 7, 2019. There are some date changes among the smaller bowls, but the bigger story comes later in bowl season. The College Football Playoff semifinal games -- this year the Cotton Bowl and Orange Bowl -- will be played Dec. 29.

Below is the list of the 2018-19 college football bowl schedule. All times Eastern.

College Football Playoff

DateBowlTime (TV)Matchup/Recap
Jan. 7 National Championship
Santa Clara, Calif.
8 p.m. (ESPN) No. 2 Clemson 44, No. 1 Alabama 16
Dec. 29 Cotton
Arlington, Texas
4 p.m. (ESPN) No. 2 Clemson 30, No. 3 Notre Dame 3
Dec. 29 Orange
Miami Gardens, Fla.
8 p.m. (ESPN) No. 1 Alabama 45, No. 4 Oklahoma 34

Selection committee bowl games

DateBowlTV (Time)Matchup/Recap
Jan. 1 Sugar
New Orleans
8:45 p.m. (ESPN) Texas 28, Georgia 21
Jan. 1 Fiesta
Glendale, Ariz.
1 p.m. (ESPN) LSU 40, UCF 32
Jan. 1 Rose
Pasadena, Calif.
5 p.m. (ESPN) Ohio State 28, Washington 24
Dec. 29 Peach
Atlanta
Noon (ESPN) Florida 41, Michigan 15

Other bowl games

DateBowlTime (TV)Matchup/Recap
Jan. 1 Citrus
Orlando, Fla.
1 p.m. (ABC) Kentucky 27, Penn State 24
Jan. 1 Outback
Tampa, Fla.
Noon (ESPN2) Iowa 27, Mississippi State 22
Dec. 31 Sun
El Paso, Texas
2 p.m. (CBS) Stanford 14, Pittsburgh 13
Dec. 31 Taxslayer
Jacksonville, Fla.
7:30 p.m. (ESPN) Texas A&M 52, NC State 13
Dec. 31 Holiday
San Diego
7 p.m. (FS1) Northwestern 31, Utah 20
Dec. 31 Liberty
Memphis, Tenn.
3:45 p.m. (ESPN) Oklahoma State 38, Missouri 33
Dec. 31 Redbox
Santa Clara, Calif.
3 p.m. (FOX) Oregon 7, Michigan State 6
Dec. 31 Military
Annapolis, Md. 
Noon (ESPN) Cincinnati 35, Virginia Tech 31
Dec. 29        Arizona
Tucson, Ariz.
1:15 p.m. (CBSSN) Nevada 16, Arkansas State 13 (OT)
Dec. 29 Belk
Charlotte, N.C.
12:30 p.m. (ABC) Virginia 28, South Carolina 0
Dec. 28 Alamo
San Antonio
9 p.m. (ESPN) Wash. State 28, Iowa State 26
Dec. 28 Camping World
Orlando, Fla.
5:15 p.m. (ESPN)  Syracuse 34, West Virginia 14
Dec. 28 Music City
Nashville, Tenn.
1:30 p.m. (ESPN) Auburn 63, Purdue 14
Dec. 27 Texas
Houston
9 p.m. (ESPN) Baylor 45, Vanderbilt 38
Dec. 27 Pinstripe
New York
5:15 p.m. (ESPN) Wisconsin 35, Miami 3
Dec. 27 Independence
Shreveport, La.
1:30 p.m. (ESPN) Duke 56, Temple 27
Dec. 26 Cheez-It
Phoenix
9 p.m. (ESPN) TCU 10, California 7 (OT)
Dec. 26 Quick Lane
Detroit
5:15 p.m. (ESPN) Minnesota 34, Georgia Tech 10
Dec. 26 First Responder
Dallas
1:30 p.m. (ESPN) Boston College/Boise State, Canceled
Dec. 22 Hawaii
Honolulu
10:30 p.m. (ESPN) Louisiana Tech 31, Hawaii 14
Dec. 22 Dollar General
Mobile, Ala.
7 p.m. (ESPN) Troy 42, Buffalo 32
Dec. 22 Armed Forces
Fort Worth, Texas
3:30 p.m. (ESPN) Army 70, Houston 14
Dec. 22 Birmingham
Birmingham, Ala.
Noon (ESPN) Wake Forest 37, Memphis 34
Dec. 21 Idaho Potato
Boise, Idaho
4 p.m. (ESPN) BYU 49, W. Michigan 18
Dec. 21 Bahamas
Nassau, Bahamas
12:30 p.m. (ESPN) FIU 35, Toledo 32
Dec. 20 Gasparilla
Tampa, Fla.
8 p.m. (ESPN) Marshall 38, South Florida 20
Dec. 19 Frisco
Frisco, Tex.
8 p.m. (ESPN) Ohio 27, San Diego State 0
Dec. 18 Boca Raton
Boca Raton, Fla.
7 p.m. (ESPN) UAB 37, N. Illinois 13
Dec. 15 New Orleans
New Orleans, La.
9 p.m. (ESPN) Appalachian State 45, MTSU 13
Dec. 15 Camellia
Montgomery, Ala.
5:30 p.m. (ESPN) Ga. Southern 23, E. Michigan 21
Dec. 15 Las Vegas
Las Vegas, Nev.
3:30 p.m. (ABC) Fresno State 31, Arizona State 20
Dec. 15 Cure
Orlando, Fla.
1:30 p.m. (CBSSN) Tulane 41, Louisiana 24
Dec. 15 New Mexico
Albuquerque, N.M.
2 p.m. (ESPN) Utah State 52, North Texas 13
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