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Playoff outsiders could make statement in New Year's Six bowls
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Playoff outsiders could make statement in New Year's Six bowls
SI.com Staff
Wednesday December 3rd, 2014

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    New Orleans Bowl
    Sun Belt vs. Mountain West
     

    vs.

     
      Nevada Wolf pack   ULL Ragin' Cajuns  
      (7-5)   (8-4)  

    Location: New Orleans, La. (Mercedes-Benz Superdome)
    Date: Dec. 20, 11 a.m.
    Network: ESPN


  •  
     
    New Mexico Bowl
    Conference USA vs. Mountain West
     

    vs.

     
      UTEP Miners   Utah State Aggies  
      (7-5)   (9-4)  

    Location: Albuquerque, N.M. (University Stadium)
    Date: Dec. 20, 2:20 p.m.
    Network: ESPN


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    Las Vegas Bowl
    Mountain West vs. Pac-12
     

    vs.

     
      Colorado State Rams   No. 22 Utah Utes  
      (10-2)   (8-4)  

    Location: Las Vegas, Nev. (Sam Boyd Stadium)
    Date: Dec. 20, 3:30 p.m.
    Network: ABC


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    Idaho Potato Bowl
    MAC vs. Mountain West
     

    vs.

     
      Western Michigan Broncos   Air Force Falcons  
      (8-4)   (9-3)  

    Location: Boise, Idaho (Albertsons Stadium)
    Date: Dec. 20, 5:45 p.m.
    Network: ESPN


  •  
     
    Camellia Bowl
    Sun Belt vs. MAC
     

    vs.

     
      South Alabama Jaguars   Bowling Green Falcons  
      (6-6)   (7-6)  

    Location: Montgomery, Ala. (Cramton Bowl)
    Date: Dec. 20, 9:15 p.m.
    Network: ESPN


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    Miami Beach Bowl
    AAC vs. BYU
     

    vs.

     
      Memphis Tigers   BYU Cougars  
      (9-3)   (8-4)  

    Location: Miami, Fla. (Marlins Park)
    Date: Dec. 22, 2 p.m.
    Network: TBD


  •  
     
    Boca Raton Bowl
    Conference USA vs. MAC
     

    vs.

     
      Marshall Thundering Herd   Northern Illinois Huskies  
      (12-1)   (11-2)  

    Location: Boca Raton, Fla. (FAU Stadium)
    Date: Dec. 23, 6 p.m.
    Network: ESPN


  •  
     
    Poinsettia Bowl
    Navy vs. Mountain West
     

    vs.

     
      Navy Midshipmen   San Diego State Aztecs  
      (6-5)   (7-5)  

    Location: San Diego, Calif. (Qualcomm Stadium)
    Date: Dec. 20, 9:30 p.m.
    Network: ESPN


  •  
     
    Bahamas Bowl
    MAC vs. Conference USA
     

    vs.

     
      Central Michigan Chippewas   Western Kentucky Hilltoppers  
      (7-5)   (7-5)  

    Location: Nassau, Bahamas (Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium)
    Date: Dec. 24, 12 p.m.
    Network: ESPN


  •  
     
    Hawai'i Bowl
    Mountain West vs. Conference USA
     

    vs.

     
      Fresno State Bulldogs   Rice Owls  
      (6-7)   (7-5)  

    Location: Honolulu, Hawaii (Aloha Stadium)
    Date: Dec. 24, 8 p.m.
    Network: ESPN


  •  
     
    Heart of Dallas Bowl
    Big Ten vs. Conference USA
     

    vs.

     
      Illinois Fighting Illini   Louisiana Tech Bulldogs  
      (6-6)   (8-5)  

    Location: Dallas, Texas (Cotton Bowl)
    Date: Dec. 26, 1 p.m.
    Network: ESPN


  •  
     
    Quick Lane Bowl
    Big Ten vs. ACC
     

    vs.

     
      Rutgers Scarlet Knights   North Carolina Tar Heels  
      (7-5)   (6-6)  

    Location: Detroit, Mich. (Ford Field)
    Date: Dec. 26, 4:30 p.m.
    Network: ESPN


  •  
     
    St. Petersburg Bowl
    ACC vs. AAC
     

    vs.

     
      NC State Wolfpack   UCF Knights  
      (7-5)   (9-3)  

    Location: St. Petersburg, Fla. (Tropicana Field)
    Date: Dec. 26, 8 p.m.
    Network: ESPN


  •  
     
    Military Bowl
    AAC vs. ACC
     

    vs.

     
      Cincinnati Bearcats   Virginia Tech Hokies  
      (9-3)   (6-6)  

    Location: Annapolis, Md. (Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium)
    Date: Dec. 27, 1 p.m.
    Network: ESPN


  •  
     
    Sun Bowl
    Pac-12 vs. ACC
     

    vs.

     
      No. 15 Arizona State Sun Devils   Duke Blue Devils  
      (9-3)   (9-3)  

    Location: El Paso, Texas (Sun Bowl)
    Date: Dec. 27, 2 p.m.
    Network: CBS


  •  
     
    Independence Bowl
    ACC vs. SEC
     

    vs.

     
      Miami Hurricanes   South Carolina Gamecocks  
      (6-6)   (6-6)  

    Location: Shreveport, La. (Independence Stadium)
    Date: Dec. 27, 3:30 p.m.
    Network: ABC


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    Pinstripe Bowl
    ACC vs. Big Ten
     

    vs.

     
      Boston College Eagles   Penn State Nittany Lions  
      (7-5)   (6-6)  

    Location: Bronx, N.Y. (Yankee Stadium)
    Date: Dec. 27, 4:30 p.m.
    Network: ESPN


  •  
     
    Holiday Bowl
    Big Ten vs. Pac-12
     

    vs.

     
      Nebraska Cornhuskers   No. 24 USC Trojans  
      (9-3)   (8-4)  

    Location: San Diego, Calif. (Qualcomm Stadium)
    Date: Dec. 27, 8 p.m.
    Network: ESPN


  •  
     
    Liberty Bowl
    Big 12 vs. SEC
     

    vs.

     
      West Virginia Mountaineers   Texas A&M Aggies  
      (7-5)   (7-5)  

    Location: Memphis, Tenn. (Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium)
    Date: Dec. 29, 2 p.m.
    Network: ESPN


  •  
     
    Russell Athletic Bowl
    Big 12 vs. ACC
     

    vs.

     
      Oklahoma Sooners   No. 17 Clemson Tigers  
      (8-4)   (9-3)  

    Location: Orlando, Fla. (Florida Citrus Bowl)
    Date: Dec. 29, TBD
    Network: TBD


  •  
     
    Texas Bowl
    SEC vs. Big 12
     

    vs.

     
      Arkansas Razorbacks   Texas Longhorns  
      (6-6)   (6-6)  

    Location: Houston, Texas (NRG Stadium)
    Date: Dec. 29, 9 p.m.
    Network: ESPN


  •  
     
    Music City Bowl
    ACC or Big Ten vs. SEC
     

    vs.

     
      Notre Dame Fighting Irish   No. 23 LSU Tigers  
      (7-5)   (8-4)  

    Location: Nashville, Tenn. (LP Field)
    Date: Dec. 30, 3 p.m.
    Network: ESPN


  •  
     
    Belk Bowl
    SEC vs. ACC
     

    vs.

     
      No. 13 Georgia Bulldogs   No. 21 Louisville Cardinals  
      (9-3)   (9-3)  

    Location: Charlotte, N.C. (Bank of America Stadium)
    Date: Dec. 30, 6:30 p.m.
    Network: ESPN


  •  
     
    Foster Farms Bowl
    Big Ten vs. Pac-12
     

    vs.

     
      Maryland Terrapins   Stanford Cardinal  
      (7-5)   (7-5)  

    Location: Santa Clara, Calif. (Levi's Stadium)
    Date: Dec. 30, 10 p.m.
    Network: ESPN


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    Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
    TBD vs. TBD
     

    vs.

     
      No. 9 Ole Miss Rebels   No. 6 TCU Horned Frogs  
      (9-3)   (11-1)  

    Location: Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Dome)
    Date: Dec. 31, 12:30 p.m.
    Network: ESPN


  •  
     
    Fiesta Bowl
    TBD vs. TBD
     

    vs.

     
      No. 20 Boise State Broncos   No. 10 Arizona Wildcats  
      (11-2)   (10-3)  

    Location: Glendale, Ariz. (University of Phoenix Stadium)
    Date: Dec. 31, 4 p.m.
    Network: ESPN


  •  
     
    Orange Bowl
    SEC/Big Ten/Notre Dame vs. ACC
     

    vs.

     
      No. 7 Mississippi State Bulldogs   No. 12 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets  
      (10-2)   (10-3)  

    Location: Miami Gardens, Fla. (Sun Life Stadium)
    Date: Dec. 31, 8 p.m.
    Network: ESPN


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    Citrus Bowl
    Big Ten vs. SEC
     

    vs.

     
      No. 25 Minnesota Golden Gophers   No. 16 Missouri Tigers  
      (8-4)   (10-3)  

    Location: Orlando, Fla. (Florida Citrus Bowl)
    Date: Jan. 1, 1 p.m.
    Network: ABC


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    Outback Bowl
    SEC vs. Big Ten
     

    vs.

     
      No. 19 Auburn Tigers   No. 18 Wisconsin Badgers  
      (8-4)   (10-3)  

    Location: Tampa, Fla. (Raymond James Stadium)
    Date: Jan. 1, 12 p.m.
    Network: ESPN2


  •  
     
    Cotton Bowl
    TBD vs. TBD
     

    vs.

     
      No. 8 Michigan State Spartans   No. 5 Baylor Bears  
      (10-2)   (11-1)  

    Location: Arlington, Texas (AT&T Stadium)
    Date: Jan. 1, 12:30 p.m.
    Network: ESPN


  •  
     
    Rose Bowl (Playoff Semifinal)
    TBD vs. TBD
     

    vs.

     
      No. 2 Oregon Ducks   No. 3 Florida State Seminoles  
      (12-1)   (13-0)  

    Location: Pasadena, Calif. (Rose Bowl)
    Date: Jan. 1, 5 p.m.
    Network: ESPN


  •  
     
    Sugar Bowl (Playoff Semifinal)
    TBD vs. TBD
     

    vs.

     
      No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide   No. 4 Ohio State Buckeyes  
      (12-1)   (12-1)  

    Location: New Orleans, La. (Mercedes-Benz Superdome)
    Date: Jan. 1, 8:30 p.m.
    Network: ESPN


  •  
     
    Armed Forces Bowl
    AAC vs. TBD
     

    vs.

     
      Houston Cougars   Pittsburgh Panthers  
      (7-5)   (6-6)  

    Location: Fort Worth, Texas (Amon G. Carter Stadium)
    Date: Jan. 2, 12 p.m.
    Network: ESPN


  •  
     
    TaxSlayer Bowl
    SEC vs. ACC or Big Ten
     

    vs.

     
      Tennessee Volunteers   Iowa Hawkeyes  
      (6-6)   (7-5)  

    Location: Jacksonville, Fla. (EverBank Field)
    Date: Jan. 2, 3:20 p.m.
    Network: ESPN


  •  
     
    Alamo Bowl
    Big 12 vs. Pac-12
     

    vs.

     
      No. 11 Kansas State Wildcats   No. 14 UCLA Bruins  
      (9-3)   (9-3)  

    Location: San Antonio, Texas (Alamodome)
    Date: Jan. 2, 6:45 p.m.
    Network: ESPN


  •  
     
    Cactus Bowl
    Big 12 vs. Pac-12
     

    vs.

     
      Oklahoma State Cowboys   Washington Huskies  
      (6-6)   (8-5)  

    Location: Tempe, Ariz. (Sun Devil Stadium)
    Date: Jan. 2, 10:15 p.m.
    Network: ESPN


  •  
     
    Birmingham Bowl
    AAC vs. SEC
     

    vs.

     
      East Carolina Pirates   Florida Gators  
      (8-4)   (6-5)  

    Location: Birmingham, Ala. (Legion Field)
    Date: Jan. 2, 1 p.m.
    Network: ESPN or ESPN2


  •  
     
    GoDaddy Bowl
    MAC vs. Sun Belt
     

    vs.

     
      Toledo Rockets   Arkansas State Red Wolves  
      (8-4)   (7-5)  

    Location: Mobile, Ala. (Ladd-Peebles Stadium)
    Date: Jan. 4, 9 p.m.
    Network: ESPN


  •  
     
    College Football Playoff National Championship
    TBD vs. TBD
     

    vs.

     
      Ohio State Buckeyes   Oregon Ducks  
             

    Location: Arlington, Texas (AT&T Stadium)
    Date: Jan. 12, TBD
    Network: ESPN


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