2018-19 College football bowl schedule, games, dates, times, TV channels
A detailed look at every college football bowl game set to be played following the 2018 season
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
|Jan. 7||National Championship|
Santa Clara, Calif.
|8 p.m. (ESPN)||TBA vs. TBA|
|4 p.m. (ESPN)||No. 2 Clemson (13-0) vs. No. 3 Notre Dame (12-0)|
Miami Gardens, Fla.
|8 p.m. (ESPN)||No. 1 Alabama (13-0) vs. No. 4 Oklahoma (12-1)|
Selection committee bowl games
|Jan. 1|| Sugar|
|8:45 p.m. (ESPN)||Texas (9-4) vs. Georgia (11-2)|
|Jan. 1|| Fiesta|
|1 p.m. (ESPN)||UCF (12-0) vs. LSU (9-3)|
|Jan. 1|| Rose|
|5 p.m. (ESPN)||Ohio State (12-1) vs. Washington (10-3)|
|Dec. 29|| Peach|
|Noon (ESPN)||Michigan (10-2) vs. Florida (9-3)|
Other bowl games
|Jan. 1|| Citrus|
|1 p.m. (ABC)||Kentucky (9-3) vs. Penn State (9-3)|
|Jan. 1|| Outback|
|Noon (ESPN2)||Mississippi State (8-4) vs. Iowa (8-4)|
|Dec. 31|| Sun|
El Paso, Texas
|2 p.m. (CBS)||Pittsburgh (7-6) vs. Stanford (8-4)|
|Dec. 31|| Taxslayer|
|7:30 p.m. (ESPN)||Texas A&M (8-4) vs. NC State (9-3)|
|Dec. 31|| Holiday|
|7 p.m. (FS1)||Northwestern (8-5) vs. Utah (9-4)|
|Dec. 31|| Liberty|
|3:45 p.m. (ESPN)||Missouri (8-4) vs. Oklahoma State (6-6)|
|Dec. 31|| Redbox|
Santa Clara, Calif.
|3 p.m. (FOX)||Michigan State (7-5) vs. Oregon (8-4)|
|Dec. 31|| Military|
|Noon (ESPN)||Cincinnati (10-2) vs. Virginia Tech (6-6)|
|Dec. 29|| Arizona|
|1:15 p.m. (CBSSN)||Nevada (7-5) vs. Arkansas St. (8-4)|
|Dec. 29|| Belk|
|12:30 p.m. (ABC)||South Carolina (7-5) vs. Virginia (7-5)|
|Dec. 28|| Alamo|
|9 p.m. (ESPN)||Iowa State (8-4) vs. Wash. State (10-2)|
|Dec. 28|| Camping World|
|5:15 p.m. (ESPN)||W. Virginia (8-3) vs. Syracuse (9-3)|
|Dec. 28|| Music City|
|1:30 p.m. (ESPN)||Auburn (7-5) vs. Purdue (6-6)|
|Dec. 27|| Texas|
|9 p.m. (ESPN)||Baylor (6-6) vs. Vanderbilt (6-6)|
|5:15 p.m. (ESPN)||Miami (7-5) vs. Wisconsin (7-5)|
|Dec. 27|| Independence|
|1:30 p.m. (ESPN)||Temple (8-4) vs. Duke (7-5)|
|Dec. 26|| Cheez-It|
|9 p.m. (ESPN)||TCU (6-6) vs. California (7-5)|
|Dec. 26|| Quick Lane|
|5:15 p.m. (ESPN)||Minnesota (6-6) vs. Georgia Tech (7-5)|
|Dec. 26|| First Responder|
|1:30 p.m. (ESPN)||Boston College (7-5) vs. Boise State (10-3)|
|Dec. 22|| Hawaii|
|10:30 p.m. (ESPN)||Hawaii (8-5) vs. La. Tech (7-5)|
|Dec. 22|| Dollar General|
|7 p.m. (ESPN)||Buffalo (10-3) vs. Troy (9-3)|
|Dec. 22|| Armed Forces|
Fort Worth, Texas
|3:30 p.m. (ESPN)||Army (9-2) vs. Houston (8-4)|
|Dec. 22|| Birmingham|
|Noon (ESPN)||Wake Forest (6-6) vs. Memphis (8-5)|
|Dec. 21|| Idaho Potato|
|4 p.m. (ESPN)||BYU (6-6) vs. W. Michigan (7-5)|
|Dec. 21|| Bahamas|
|12:30 p.m. (ESPN)||Toledo (7-5) vs. FIU (8-4)|
|Dec. 20|| Gasparilla|
|8 p.m. (ESPN)||Marshall (8-4) vs. S. Florida (7-5)|
|Dec. 19|| Frisco|
|8 p.m. (ESPN)||Ohio (8-4) vs. San Diego State (7-5)|
|Dec. 18|| Boca Raton|
Boca Raton, Fla.
|7 p.m. (ESPN)||UAB (10-3) vs. N. Illinois (8-5)|
|Dec. 15|| New Orleans|
New Orleans, La.
|9 p.m. (ESPN)||App. State (10-2) vs. MTSU (8-5)|
|Dec. 15|| Camellia|
|5:30 p.m. (ESPN)||E. Michigan (7-5) vs. Ga. Southern (9-3)|
|Dec. 15|| Las Vegas|
Las Vegas, Nev.
|3:30 p.m. (ABC)||Arizona State (7-5) vs. Fresno State (11-2)|
|Dec. 15|| Cure|
|1:30 p.m. (CBSSN)||Tulane (6-6) vs. Louisiana (7-6)|
|Dec. 15|| New Mexico|
|2 p.m. (ESPN)||N. Texas (9-3) vs. Utah State (10-2)|
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