College Football Bowl Games 2016: Dates, channels and times for remaining matchups


While the winter months can be a great time for cinephiles, it is sports fans that really come out on top. The NBA season is in full swing, NFL playoffs are right around the corner and college football bowl games are just getting interesting. For sports fans, there has been little reason to get off the couch during the last few weeks.

College football fans in particular can enjoy over 40 bowl games leading up to arguably the greatest prize in collegiate athletics, the College Football Playoff National Championship. While several bowl games have already taken place, the best of the bunch are yet to come. 

Whether you are planning your wing orders, finding the right time to nap or just trying to figure out what channel the television should be permanently glued on, here is all the information you need for the remaining bowl matchups (all times are Eastern). 

Wednesday, Dec. 28

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New Era Pinstripe Bowl 

No. 23 Pittsburgh vs. Northwestern - 2:00 p.m. on ESPN

Russell Athletic Bowl

No. 16 West Virginia vs. Miami - 5:30 p.m. on ESPN

Foster Farms Bowl

Indiana vs. No. 19 Utah - 8:30 p.m. on FOX

Advocare V100 Texas Bowl

Texas A&M vs. Kansas State - 9:00 p.m. on ESPN

Thursday, Dec. 29

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Birmingham Bowl

South Florida vs. South Carolina - 2:00 p.m. on ESPN

Belk Bowl

Arkansas vs. No. 22 Virginia Tech - 5:30 p.m. on ESPN

Valero Alamo Bowl

No. 12 Oklahoma State vs. No. 10 Colorado - 9:00 p.m. on ESPN

Friday, Dec. 30

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Autozone Liberty Bowl

Georgia vs. Texas Christian University - 12:00 p.m. on ESPN

Hyundai Sun Bowl

No. 18 Stanford vs. North Carolina - 2:00 p.m. on CBS

Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl

Nebraska vs. No. 21 Tennessee - 3:30 p.m. on ESPN

Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl

South Alabama vs. Air Force - 5:30 p.m. on ASN/CI

Capital One Orange Bowl

No. 6 Michigan vs. No. 11 Florida State - 8:00 p.m. on ESPN

Saturday, Dec. 31

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Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl

No. 20 Louisiana State University vs. No. 13 Louisville - 11:00 a.m. on ABC

Taxslayer Bowl

Georgia Tech vs. Kentucky - 11:00 a.m. on ESPN

Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl (College Football Playoff game)

No. 4 Washington vs. No. 1 Alabama - 3:00 p.m. on ESPN

Playstation Fiesta Bowl (College Football Playoff game)

No. 3 Ohio State vs. No. 2 Clemson - 7:00 p.m. on ESPN

Monday, Jan. 2

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Outback Bowl

No. 17 Florida vs. Iowa - 1:00 p.m. on ABC

Goodyear Cotton Bowl

No. 15 Western Michigan vs. No. 8 Wisconsin - 1:00 p.m. on ESPN

Rose Bowl Game

No. 9 University of Southern California vs. No. 5 Penn State - 5:00 p.m. on ESPN

Allstate Sugar Bowl

No. 14 Auburn vs. No. 7 Oklahoma - 8:30 p.m. on ESPN

Monday, Jan. 9

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College Football Playoff National Championship

Winner of Peach Bowl vs. Winner of Fiesta Bowl - 8:30 p.m. on ESPN