Bowl projections heading into championship week

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Note: All times Eastern

College Football Playoff semifinals

College Football Playoff semifinal at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl

Georgia Dome, Atlanta
Dec. 31, time TBD (ESPN)

Schlabach:?Alabama vs. Washington
McMurphy:?Alabama vs. Washington

College Football Playoff semifinal at the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl

University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, Arizona
Dec. 31, time TBD (ESPN)

Schlabach:?Clemson vs. Ohio State
McMurphy:?Clemson vs. Ohio State

College Football Playoff National Championship

Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida
Jan. 9, 2017, time TBD (ESPN)

Schlabach: Alabama vs. Ohio State
McMurphy:?Alabama vs. Ohio State

Bowl schedule

Gildan New Mexico Bowl

University Stadium, Albuquerque, New Mexico
2 p.m. Dec. 17 (ESPN)

Schlabach:?New Mexico vs. Texas San Antonio
McMurphy:?New Mexico vs. Texas San Antonio


Las Vegas Bowl?Presented by Geico

Sam Boyd Stadium, Las Vegas
3:30 p.m. Dec. 17 (ABC)

Schlabach:?San Diego State vs. Appalachian State
McMurphy:?San Diego State vs. Mississippi State


Raycom Media Camellia Bowl

Cramton Bowl, Montgomery, Alabama
5:30 p.m. Dec. 17 (ESPN)

Schlabach:?South Alabama vs. Miami (Ohio)
McMurphy: Appalachian State vs. Central Michigan


AutoNation Cure Bowl

Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Florida
7 p.m. Dec. 17 (CBSSN)

Schlabach:?Tulsa vs. Arkansas State
McMurphy:?UCF vs. Louisiana Lafayette


R L Carriers New Orleans Bowl

Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans
9 p.m. Dec. 17 (ESPN)

Schlabach:?Louisiana Lafayette vs. Southern Miss?
McMurphy:?Troy vs. Southern Miss


Miami Beach Bowl

Marlins Park, Miami
2:30 p.m. Dec. 19 (ESPN)

Schlabach: UCF vs. Toledo?
McMurphy:?Tulsa vs. Toledo


Boca Raton Bowl

FAU Stadium, Boca Raton, Florida
7 p.m. Dec. 20 (ESPN)

Schlabach:?Western Kentucky vs. Memphis
McMurphy: ?Western Kentucky vs. Memphis


San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl

Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego
9 p.m. Dec. 21 (ESPN)

Schlabach: BYU vs. Wyoming
McMurphy: BYU vs. Wyoming


Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

Albertsons Stadium, Boise, Idaho
7 p.m. Dec. 22 (ESPN)

Schlabach: Central Michigan vs. Colorado State
McMurphy:?Miami (Ohio) vs. Colorado State


Popeyes Bahamas Bowl

Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium, Nassau, Bahamas
1 p.m. Dec. 23 (ESPN)

Schlabach:?Eastern Michigan vs. Old Dominion
McMurphy:?Eastern Michigan vs. Old Dominion


Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl

Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, Texas
4:30 p.m. Dec. 23 (ESPN)

Schlabach:?Mississippi State vs. Navy
McMurphy: North Texas vs. Navy


Dollar General Bowl

Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Mobile, Alabama
8 p.m. Dec. 23 (ESPN)

Schlabach:?Troy vs. Ohio
McMurphy:?Arkansas State vs. Ohio


Hawaii Bowl

Aloha Stadium, Honolulu
8 p.m. Dec. 24 (ESPN)

Schlabach:?Middle Tennessee vs. Hawaii
McMurphy:?Middle Tennessee vs. Hawaii


St. Petersburg Bowl

Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, Florida
11 a.m. Dec. 26 (ESPN)

Schlabach:?Army vs. Houston
McMurphy:?Army vs. Houston


Quick Lane Bowl

Ford Field, Detroit
2:30 p.m. Dec. 26 (ESPN)

Schlabach:?Boston College vs. Maryland
McMurphy:?Boston College vs. Maryland


Camping World Independence Bowl

Independence Stadium, Shreveport, Louisiana
5 p.m. Dec. 26 (ESPN2)

Schlabach:?Georgia vs. Wake Forest
McMurphy:?Vanderbilt vs. Wake Forest?


Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl

Cotton Bowl Stadium, Dallas
Noon Dec. 27 (ESPN)

Schlabach: Louisiana Tech vs. North Texas
McMurphy:?South Alabama vs. Louisiana Tech


Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman

Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis, Maryland
3:30 p.m. Dec. 27 (ESPN)

Schlabach: NC State vs. Temple
McMurphy:?NC State vs. Temple


National Funding Holiday Bowl

Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego
7 p.m. Dec. 27 (ESPN)

Schlabach:?Iowa vs. Washington State
McMurphy:?Minnesota vs. Washington State


Motel 6 Cactus Bowl

Chase Field, Phoenix
10:15 p.m. Dec. 27 (ESPN)

Schlabach:?Baylor vs. Boise State
McMurphy:?Baylor vs. Boise State


New Era Pinstripe Bowl

Yankee Stadium, New York
2 p.m. Dec. 28 (ESPN)

Schlabach: Minnesota vs. North Carolina
McMurphy:?Iowa vs. North Carolina


Russell Athletic Bowl

Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Florida
5:30 p.m. Dec. 28 (ESPN)

Schlabach: Miami vs. West Virginia
McMurphy:?Miami vs. West Virginia


Foster Farms Bowl

Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara, California
8:30 p.m. Dec. 28 (Fox)

Schlabach:?Northwestern vs. Stanford
McMurphy:?Northwestern vs. Stanford


AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl

NRG Stadium, Houston
9 p.m. Dec. 28 (ESPN)

Schlabach:?Kansas State vs. Texas A&M
McMurphy:?Kansas State vs. Texas A&M


Birmingham Bowl

Legion Field, Birmingham, Alabama
2 p.m. Dec. 29 (ESPN)

Schlabach: South Florida vs. Vanderbilt
McMurphy:?South Florida vs. South Carolina


Belk Bowl

Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, North Carolina
5:30 p.m. Dec. 29 (ESPN)

Schlabach:?Arkansas vs. Virginia Tech
McMurphy:?Kentucky vs. Virginia Tech


Valero Alamo Bowl

Alamodome, San Antonio
9 p.m. Dec. 29 (ESPN)

Schlabach:?Oklahoma State vs. Colorado
McMurphy:?Oklahoma vs. Colorado


AutoZone Liberty Bowl

Liberty Bowl, Memphis, Tennessee
Noon Dec. 30 (ESPN)

Schlabach: TCU vs. South Carolina
McMurphy: TCU vs. Georgia


Hyundai Sun Bowl

Sun Bowl Stadium, El Paso, Texas
2 p.m. Dec. 30 (CBS)

Schlabach: Pittsburgh vs. Utah
McMurphy:?Pittsburgh vs. Utah


Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl

Nissan Stadium, Nashville, Tennessee
3:30 p.m. Dec. 30 (ESPN)

Schlabach:?Indiana vs. Tennessee
McMurphy:?Indiana vs. Tennessee


NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl

Arizona Stadium, Tucson, Arizona
5:30 p.m. Dec. 30 (Campus Insiders)

Schlabach:?Air Force vs. Idaho
McMurphy:?Air Force vs. Idaho


Capital One Orange Bowl?

Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida
8 p.m. Dec. 30 (ESPN)

Schlabach:?Florida State vs. Michigan
McMurphy:?Louisville vs. Michigan


Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl

Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Florida
11 a.m. Dec. 31 (ABC)

Schlabach:?Louisville vs. LSU
McMurphy:?Florida State vs. LSU


TaxSlayer Bowl?

EverBank Field, Jacksonville, Florida
11 a.m. Dec. 31 (ESPN)

Schlabach: Georgia Tech vs. Kentucky
McMurphy:?Georgia Tech vs. Arkansas


Outback Bowl

Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida
1 p.m. Jan. 2 (ABC)

Schlabach: Nebraska vs. Florida
McMurphy:?Nebraska vs. Florida


Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic?

AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas
1 p.m. Jan. 2 (ESPN)

Schlabach:?Western Michigan vs. Penn State?
McMurphy:?Western Michigan vs. Wisconsin


Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual

Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California
5 p.m. Jan. 2 (ESPN)

Schlabach:?Wisconsin ?vs. USC
McMurphy:?Penn State vs. USC


Allstate Sugar Bowl

Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans
8:30 p.m. Jan. 2 (ESPN)

Schlabach:?Auburn vs. Oklahoma
McMurphy:?Auburn vs. Oklahoma State