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Who is playing in all of the 2020-2021 college football bowl games

Here’s who’s playing where in the 2020 college bowl season.

Florida Gators head coach Dan Mullen picks up the winning trophy after defeating Virginia Cavaliers in the 2019 Orange Bowl game at Hard Rock Stadium. Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

UPDATE: ESPN is airing their bowl game announcement show on Sunday, December 20. The show started at noon and the first games announced are the College Football Playoff matchups. The Sugar Bowl and Rose Bowl are hosting the semifinals, although the Rose Bowl is taking place at AT&T Stadium in Texas due to California COVID-19 restrictions. We’ll be updating all the details of bowl matchups below as they are announced.

Because of COVID-19 and the chaos that has been the 2020 college football season, there will be less bowl games than usual to close the season. Because all teams are eligible for a bowl regardless of record, prestige, or health, we can expect many of the usual game tie-ins to be moved around quite a bit.

Right now there are bowl projections for 2-8 South Carolina going to a bowl game, which means we’re looking at teams that have no business playing in the postseason likely taking away spots from those that are worthy. Power Five schools that want the extra practice time or revenue to eat up as many available spots as they wish, regardless of the usual bowl contracts and conference affiliations.

But here’s what we know so far about the college football bowl season in 2020 and headed into 2021.

Remaining bowl games in 2020-2021

2020-2021 Bowl games

Date Game Team Team Results Stadim Location Time (ET) Television
Date Game Team Team Results Stadim Location Time (ET) Television
Dec. 21 Myrtle Beach Bowl Appalachian State Mountaineers North Texas Mean Green Brooks Stadium Conway, South Carolina 2:30 PM ESPN
Dec. 22 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Nevada Wolfpack Tulane Green Wave Albertsons Stadium Boise, Idaho 3:30 PM ESPN
Dec. 22 Boca Raton Bowl Central Florida Knights BYU Cougars FAU Stadium Boca Raton, Florida 7:00 PM ESPN
Dec. 23 New Orleans Bowl Georgia Southern Eagles Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Mercedes-Benz Superdome New Orleans, Louisiana 3:30 PM ESPN
Dec. 23 Montgomery Bowl Memphis Tigers Florida Atlantic Owls Cramton Bowl Montgomery, Alabama 7:00 PM ESPN or ESPN2
Dec. 24 New Mexico Bowl Hawai'i Warriors Houston Cougars Toyota Stadium Frisco, Texas 3:30 PM ESPN
Dec. 25 Camellia Bowl Marshall Thundering Herd Buffalo Bulls Cramton Bowl Montgomery, Alabama 2:30 PM ESPN
Dec. 26 Gasparilla Bowl South Carolina Gameocks UAB Blazers Raymond James Stadium Tampa, Florida 12:00 PM ABC
Dec. 26 Cure Bowl Liberty Flames Coastal Carolina Chanticleers Camping World Stadium Orlando, Florida 12:00 PM ESPN
Dec. 26 First Responder Bowl Louisiana Ragin Cajuns UTSA Roadrunners Gerald J. Ford Stadium Dallas, Texas 3:30 PM ABC
Dec. 26 LendingTree Bowl Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Georgia State Panthers Ladd–Peebles Stadium Mobile, Alabama 3:30 PM ESPN
Dec. 29 Cheez-It Bowl Miami Hurricanes Oklahoma State Cowboys Camping World Stadium Orlando, Florida 5:30 PM ESPN
Dec. 29 Alamo Bowl Texas Longhorns Colorado Buffaloes Alamodome San Antonio, Texas 9:00 PM ESPN
Dec. 30 Duke's Mayo Bowl Wake Forest Deamon Deacons Wisconsin Badgers Bank of America Stadium Charlotte, North Carolina 12:00 PM ESPN
Dec. 30 Music City Bowl Iowa Hawkeyes Missouri Tigers Nissan Stadium Nashville, Tennessee 3:30 PM ESPN
Dec. 30 Cotton Bowl Oklahoma Sooners Florida Gators AT&T Stadium Arlington, Texas 7:15 PM ESPN
Dec. 31 Armed Forces Bowl Mississippi State Bulldogs Tulsa Golden Hurricane Amon G Carter Stadium Fort Worth, Texas 12:00 PM ESPN
Dec. 31 Liberty Bowl West Virginia Mountaineers Tennessee Volunteers Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium Memphis, Tennessee 4:00 PM ESPN
Dec. 31 Arizona Bowl Ball State Cardinals San Jose State Spartans Arizona Stadium Tucson, Arizona 4:00 PM CBSSN
Dec. 31 Texas Bowl TCU Horned Frogs Arkansas Razorbacks NRG Stadium Houston, Texas 8:00 PM ESPN
Jan. 1 Peach Bowl Cincinnati Bearcats Georgia Bulldogs Mercedes-Benz Stadium Atlanta, Georgia 12:30 PM ESPN
Jan. 1 Citrus Bowl Auburn Tigers Northwestern Wildcats Camping World Stadium Orlando, Florida 1:00 PM ABC
Jan. 1 Rose Bowl Game Alabama Crimson Tide Notre Dame Fighting Irish Rose Bowl Pasadena, California 5:00 PM ESPN
Jan. 1 Sugar Bowl Clemson Tigers Ohio State Buckeyes Mercedes-Benz Superdome New Orleans, Louisiana 8:45 PM ESPN
Jan. 2 Gator Bowl NC State Wolfpack Kentucky Wildcats TIAA Bank Field Jacksonville, Florida 12:00 PM ESPN
Jan. 2 Outback Bowl Indiana Hoosers Ole Miss Rebels Raymond James Stadium Tampa, Florida 12:30 PM ABC
Jan. 2 Fiesta Bowl Oregon Ducks Iowa State Cyclones State Farm Stadium Glendale, Arizona 4:00 PM ESPN
Jan. 2 Orange Bowl Texas A&M Aggies North Carolina Tarheels Hard Rock Stadium Miami Gardens, Florida 8:00 PM ESPN
Jan. 11 CFP National Championship Semifinalist #1 Semifinalist #2 Hard Rock Stadium Miami Gardens, Florida 8:00 PM ESPN

Canceled bowl games in 2020

Redbox Bowl (Santa Clara, CA)
Bahamas Bowl (Nassau, Bahamas)
Fenway Bowl (Boston, MA)
Hawaii Bowl (Honolulu, HI)
Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)
Quick Lane Bowl (Detroit, MI)
Pinstripe Bowl (Bronx, NY)
Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
Las Vegas Bowl (Las Vegas, NV)
LA Bowl (Los Angeles, CA)
Frisco Bowl (Frisco, TX)
Guaranteed Rate Bowl (Phoenix, AZ)
Independence Bowl (Shreveport, LA)
Military Bowl (Annapolis, MD)
Birmingham Bowl (Birmingham, AL)