Tuesday November 15th, 2016

The final stretch of the college football season starts in mid-December with a slew of college football bowls that will keep fans occupied for the better part of three weeks during the holiday season.

As team accepts or reject bowl bids, depending on circumstance and once those bids are gone, expect a lot of 6–6 squads and those who will inch in with losing records and are helped out by their Academic Progress Rate (APR)

The playoffs start Dec. 31 and the National Championship Game will be played Jan. 9 in Tampa.

See a full bowl schedule below. 

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Schedule

We'll begin with the College Football Playoff title game and work our way backwards. 

College Football Playoff National Championship
Peach Bowl winner vs. Fiesta Bowl winner
Location: Raymond James Stadium, Tampa
When: Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, 8:30 p.m. ET
TV: ESPN

Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
Semifinals
Location: Georgia Dome, Atlanta
When: Saturday, Dec. 31, 3 or 7 p.m. ET
TV: ESPN

Playstation Fiesta Bowl
Semifinals
Location: University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, Ariz.
When: Saturday, Dec. 31, 3 or 7 p.m. ET
TV: ESPN

Goodyear Cotton Bowl
At-Large vs. At-Large
Location: AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas
When: Monday, Jan. 2, 1 p.m. ET
TV: ESPN

Rose Bowl presented by Northwestern Mutual
Big Ten vs. Pac-12
Location: Rose Bowl, Pasadena, Calif.
When: Monday, Jan. 2, 5 p.m. ET
TV: ESPN

Capital One Orange Bowl
ACC vs. Big Ten/SEC
Location: Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, FL.
When: Dec. 30, 5 p.m. ET
TV: ESPN

Outback Bowl
Big Ten vs. SEC
Location: Raymond James Stadium, Tampa
When:Monday, Jan. 2, 1 p.m. ET
TV: ABC

Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl
SEC vs. Big Ten/ACC
Location: Camping World Stadium, Orlando, FL
When: Saturday, Dec. 31, 11 a.m. ET
TV: ABC

TaxSlayer Bowl
SEC vs. Big Ten/ACC
Location: EverBank Field, Jacksonville
When: Saturday, Dec. 31, 11 a.m. ET
TV: ESPN

AutoZone Liberty Bowl
Big 12 vs. SEC
Location: Liberty Bowl, Memphis, TN
When: Friday, Dec. 30, 12 p.m. ET
TV: ESPN

Hyundai Sun Bowl
ACC vs. Pac-12
Location: Sun Bowl Stadium, El Paso, Texas
When: Friday, Dec. 30, 2 p.m. ET
TV: CBS

Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl
SEC vs. Big Ten/ACC
Location: Nissan Stadium, Nashville, Tenn.
When: Friday, Dec. 30, 3:30 p.m. ET
TV: ESPN

Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl
Sun Belt vs. Mountain West
Location: Arizona Stadium, Tucson, AZ
When: Friday, Dec. 30, 5:30 p.m. ET
TV: ASN/CI

Birmingham Bowl
American Athletic vs. SEC
Location: Legion Field, Birmingham, AL
When: Thursday, Dec. 29, 2 p.m. ET
TV: ESPN

Belk Bowl
ACC vs. SEC
Location: Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, NC
When: Thursday, Dec. 29, 5:30 p.m. ET
TV: ESPN

Valero Alamo Bowl
Big 12 vs. Pac-12
Location: Alamodome, San Antonio
When: Thursday, Dec. 29, 9 p.m. ET
TV: ESPN

New Era Pinstripe Bowl
ACC vs. Big Ten
Location: Yankee Stadium, New York
When: Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2 p.m. ET
TV: ESPN

Russell Athletic Bowl
ACC vs. Big 12
Location: Orlando Citrus Bowl, Orlando, FL
When: Wednesday, Dec. 28, 5:30 p.m. ET
TV: ESPN

Foster Farms Bowl
Big Ten vs. Pac-12
Location: Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara, CA
When: Wednesday, Dec. 28, 8:30 p.m. ET
TV: FOX

AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl
Big 12 vs. SEC
Location: NRG Stadium, Houston
When: Wednesday, Dec. 28, 9 p.m. ET
TV: ESPN

Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl
Big Ten vs. Conference USA
Location: Cotton Bowl, Dallas
When: Tuesday, Dec. 27, 12 p.m. ET
TV: ESPN

Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman​
ACC vs. American Athletic
Location: Navy-Marine Corps Stadium, Annapolis, MD
When: Tuesday, Dec. 27, 3:30 p.m. ET
TV: ESPN

National Funding Holiday Bowl
Big Ten vs. Pac-12
Location: Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego
When: Tuesday, Dec. 27, 7 p.m. ET
TV: ESPN

Motel 6 Cactus Bowl
Big 12 vs. Pac-12
Location: Chase Field, Phoenix
When: Tuesday, Dec. 27, 10:15 p.m. ET
TV: ESPN

St. Petersburg Bowl
ACC vs. American Athletic
Location: Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, FL
When: Monday, Dec. 26, 11 a.m. ET
TV: ESPN

Quick Lane Bowl
ACC vs. Big Ten
Location: Ford Field, Detroit
When: Monday, Dec. 26, 2:30 p.m. ET
TV: ESPN

Camping World Independence Bowl
ACC vs. SEC
Location: Independence Stadium, Shreveport, LA
When: Monday, Dec. 26, 5 p.m. ET
TV: ESPN2

Hawai'i Bowl
Conference USA vs. Mountain West
Location: Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, HI
When: Saturday, Dec. 24, 8 p.m. ET
TV: ESPN2

Popeyes Bahamas Bowl
American/C-USA/MAC
Location: Thomas Robinson Stadium, Nassau, Bahamas
When: Friday, Dec. 23, 1 p.m. ET
TV: ESPN

Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl
Navy vs. Big 12
Location: Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, TX
When: Friday, Dec. 23, 4:30 p.m. ET
TV: ESPN

Dollar General Bowl
Mid-American vs. Sun Belt
Location: Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Mobile, AL
When: Friday, Dec. 23, 8 p.m. ET
TV: ESPN

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl
Mid-American vs. Mountain West
Location: Albertson's Stadium, Boise, ID
When: Thursday, Dec. 22, 7 p.m. ET
TV: ESPN

San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl
BYU vs. Mountain West
Location: Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego
When: Wednesday, Dec. 21, 9 p.m. ET
TV: ESPN

Boca Raton Bowl
American Athletic vs. Conference USA
Location: FAU Stadium, Boca Raton, FL
When: Tuesday, Dec. 20, 7 p.m. ET
TV: ESPN

Miami Beach Bowl
American Athletic vs. Mid-American
Location: Marlins Park, Miami
When: Monday, Dec. 19, 2:30 p.m. ET
TV: ESPN

Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl
MEAC vs. SWAC
Location: Georgia Dome, Atlanta
When: Saturday, Dec. 17, 12 p.m. ET
TV: ABC

Gildan New Mexico Bowl
Conference USA vs. Mountain West
Location: University Stadium, Albuquerque, NM
When: Saturday, Dec. 17, 2 p.m. ET
TV: ESPN

Las Vegas Bowl
Mountain West vs. Pac-12
Location: Sam Boyd Stadium, Las Vegas
When: Saturday, Dec. 17, 3:30 p.m. ET
TV: ABC

AutoNation Cure Bowl
American Athletic vs. Sun Belt
Location: Citrus Bowl Stadium, Orlando
When: Saturday, Dec. 17, 5:30 p.m. ET
TV: CBSSN

Raycom Media Camellia Bowl
Mid-American vs. Sun Belt
Location: Cramton Bowl, Montgomery, AL
When: Saturday, Dec. 17, 5:30 p.m. ET
TV: ESPN

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
Conference USA vs. Sun Belt
Location: Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans
When: Saturday, Dec. 17, 9 p.m. ET
TV: ESPN

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