The 2021 college football regular season has reached its conclusion, but there’s still plenty of action left. Bowl season is right around the corner, culminating in the New Year’s Six and College Football Playoff games. The 2021-22 bowl schedule has been announced, and it looks to be a three-and-a-half week extravaganza over the holidays. The postseason will culminate with the College Football Playoff National Championship on Jan. 10, 2022 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.
The CFP semifinals will return to New Year’s Eve, with the Cotton Bowl and Orange Bowls serving as this season’s locations. No. 1 Alabama will face No. 4 Cincinnati in the Cotton Bowl at 3:30 p.m. ET with No. 2 Michigan vs. No. 3 Georgia in the Orange Bowl following immediately after at 7:30 p.m.
CBS is once again set to broadcast the Tony the Tiger Sun Bowl from El Paso, Texas, on Dec. 31. Kickoff is set for 12:30 p.m. ET.
Below is the entire remaining schedule for bowl games with dates, times and network affiliations. All information regarding bowl games is subject to change. All times are Eastern.
Bowl game updates: For live scores, updates and highlights from every 2021-22 bowl game, visit this link here.
2021-22 college football bowl schedule College Football Playoff
8 p.m. (ESPN)
Cotton semifinalArlington, Tex.
3:30 p.m. (ESPN)
(1) Alabama (12-1) vs. (4) Cincinnati (13-0)
Orange semifinalMiami Gardens, Fla.
7:30 p.m. (ESPN)
(2) Michigan (12-1) vs. (3) Georgia (12-1)
Selection committee bowl games
7 p.m. (ESPN)
Michigan State (10-2) vs. Pittsburgh (11-2)
1 p.m. (ESPN)
Notre Dame (11-1) vs. Oklahoma State (11-2)
5 p.m. (ESPN)
Ohio State (10-2) vs. Utah (10-3)
SugarNew Orleans, La.
8:45 p.m. (ESPN)
Ole Miss (10-2) vs. Baylor (11-2)
Other bowl games Jan. 4Texas BowlHouston9 p.m. (ESPN) Kansas State (7-5) vs. LSU (6-6) Jan. 1CitrusOrlando, Fla.1 p.m. (ABC) Iowa (10-3) vs. Kentucky (9-3) Jan. 1OutbackTampa, Fla.Noon (ESPN2) Penn State (7-5) vs. Arkansas (8-4)Dec. 31Arizona
4:30 p.m. (Barstool) C. Michigan (8-4) vs. Boise State (7-5)Dec. 31Tony the Tiger SunEl Paso, Tex.12:30 p.m. (CBS) Miami (FL) (7-5) vs. Wash. State (7-5)Dec. 31TaxSlayerJacksonville, Fla.11 a.m. (ESPN) Wake Forest (10-3) vs. Rutgers (5-7)Dec. 30Las VegasLas Vegas10:30 p.m. (ESPN) Wisconsin (8-4) vs. Arizona State (8-4)Dec. 30Music CityNashville3 p.m. (ESPN) Purdue (8-4) vs. Tennessee (7-5)Dec. 30Duke’s MayoCharlotte11:30 a.m. (ESPN) N. Carolina (6-6) vs. S. Carolina (6-6) Dec. 29AlamoSan Antonio9:15 p.m. (ESPN) Oklahoma (10-2) vs. Oregon (10-3)Dec. 29 Cheez-ItOrlando, Fla.5:45 p.m. (ESPN) Clemson (9-3) vs. Iowa State (7-5)Dec. 29PinstripeNew York2:15 p.m. (ESPN) Virginia Tech (6-6) vs. Maryland (6-6)Dec. 29FenwayBoston11 a.m. (ESPN) Virginia (6-6) vs. SMU (8-4)Dec. 28 Guaranteed RatePhoenix10:15 p.m. (ESPN) Minnesota (8-4) vs. West Virginia (6-6)Dec. 28LibertyMemphis6:45 p.m. (ESPN) Texas Tech (6-6) vs. Miss. State (7-5)Dec. 28HolidaySan Diego5 p.m. (FOX) UCLA (8-4) vs. NC State (9-3)Dec. 28First ResponderUniversity Park, Tex.3:15 p.m. (ESPN) Louisville (6-6) vs. Air Force (9-3)Dec. 28BirminghamBirmingham, Ala.Noon (ESPN) Houston (11-2) vs. Auburn (6-6) Dec. 27MilitaryAnnapolis, Md.2:30 p.m. (ESPN) ECU (7-5) vs. Boston College (6-6) Dec. 27Quick LaneDetroit11 a.m. (ESPN) W. Michigan (7-5) vs. Nevada (8-4)Dec. 25CamelliaMontgomery, Ala.2:30 p.m. (ESPN) Georgia State 51, Ball State 20Dec. 24Hawai’iHonolulu, Hawai’i8 p.m. (ESPN) Memphis (6-6) vs. Hawaii (6-7) — cancelledDec. 23GasparillaTampa7:30 p.m. (ABC) UCF 29, Florida 17Dec. 23
Frisco ClassicFrisco, Tex.
3:30 p.m. (ESPN) Miami (OH) 27, North Texas 14Dec. 22Armed ForcesFort Worth, Tex.8 p.m. (ESPN) Army 24, Missouri 22 Dec. 21FriscoFrisco, Tex.7:30 p.m. (ESPN) San Diego State 38, UTSA 24Dec. 21Famous Idaho PotatoBoise, Idaho 3:30 p.m. (ESPN) Wyoming 52, Kent State 38Dec. 20Myrtle BeachConway, S.C.2:30 p.m. (ESPN) Tulsa 30, Old Dominion 17Dec. 18 New OrleansNew Orleans9:15 p.m. (ESPN) Louisiana 36, Marshall 21 Dec. 18L.A.Los Angeles 7:30 p.m. (ABC) Utah State 24, Oregon State 13 Dec. 18LendingTreeMobile, Ala.5:45 p.m. (ESPN) Liberty 56, E. Michigan 20 Dec. 18IndependenceShreveport, La.3:30 p.m. (ABC) UAB 31, BYU 28Dec. 18New MexicoAlbuquerque, N.M.2:15 p.m. (ESPN) Fresno State 31, UTEP 24Dec. 18Boca Raton
Boca Raton, Fla.
11 a.m. (ESPN) W. Kentucky 59, App. State 38Dec. 17Cure
6 p.m. (ESPN2) C. Carolina 47, N. Illinois 41Dec. 17Bahamas
Noon (ESPN) Middle Tenn. 31, Toledo 24