College Football Bowl Game Schedule 2023-24: Complete list, scores, matchups, dates, times, TV channels

The start of bowl season is here for teams across the nation. Undefeated Michigan secured a return trip to the College Football Playoff, and, Washington's big win over Oregon in the Pac-12 Championship paved their way as well. Top-ranked Georgia initially seemed playoff-bound, but following the Dawgs loss to Alabama in the SEC Championship game, things got a lot more topsy-turvy in the battle for those four playoff spots and Georgia found themselves on the outside looking in.

To help keep track of it all, see below for the full list of 2023-24 college football bowl games with live matchup updates, including the CFP semifinals and more.

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What teams made the College Football Playoff?

The four teams in the 2023-24 College Football Playoff are Michigan, Washington, Texas, and Alabama. There was significant controversy over that fourth slot, given that Florida State University finished their season undefeated and ACC champions after a win over Louisville. The matchups for the semifinals are as follows:

  • Rose Bowl: No. 1 Michigan vs No. 4 Alabama

  • Sugar Bowl: No. 2 Washington vs No. 3 Texas

How many bowl games are there?

There are 43 total bowl games in the 2023-24 season, including two college football playoff semifinals and the national championship game on January 8th.

How many games must a college team win to be bowl eligible?

Generally, teams must win six or more regular season games to be bowl eligible, although there are exceptions (for example, Minnesota finished 5-7 but was granted an NCAA exemption based on their Academic Progress Rate score and due to a lack of 6-6 teams to fill out the field).

Michigan vs. Alabama, Washington vs. Texas in College Football Playoff; unbeaten Florida St left out

Which bowl games are playoff games in 2023-24?

The two bowl games which will serves as College Football Playoff Semifinals are the Rose Bowl and the Sugar Bowl, both set for Monday, January 1st. This is the final year of the four-team playoff - in 2024 and beyond, the CFP will transition to a 12-team format.

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Betting college football bowl games

Wagering for bowl season can sometimes present a complicated challenge, tracking opt outs and transfer portal moves for teams that are no longer playing for regular -season stakes. But the NBC Sports' betting experts have you set with guidance and best bets for the full slate of December and January. Click here for their picks, with betting information courtesy of BetMGM.

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Full Lists of 2023-24 Bowl Games

Saturday, December 16th

Myrtle Beach Bowl - 11am ET on ESPN
Georgia Southern vs. Ohio
Brooks Stadium - Conway, South Carolina

Cricket Celebration Bowl - 12pm ET on ABC
Howard vs. Florida A&M
Mercedez-Benz Stadium - Atlanta, Georgia

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl - 2:15pm ET on ESPN
Louisiana vs. Jacksonville State
Caesars Superdome - New Orleans, Louisiana

Avocados from Mexico Cure Bowl - 3:30pm ET on ABC
Appalachian State vs. Miami (Ohio)
FBC Mortgage Stadium - Orlando, Florida

Isleta New Mexico Bowl - 5:45pm ET on ESPN
New Mexico State vs. Fresno State
University Stadium - Albuquerque, New Mexico

LA Bowl Hosted by Gronk - 7:30pm ET on ABC
Boise State vs. UCLA
SoFi Stadium - Inglewood, California

Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl - 9:15pm ET on ESPN
Texas Tech vs. Cal
Independence Stadium - Shreveport, Louisiana

Monday, December 18th

Famous Toastery Bowl - 2:30pm ET on ESPN
Western Kentucky vs. Old Dominion
Jerry Richardson Stadium - Charlotte, North Carolina

Tuesday, December 19th

Scooter's Coffee Frisco Bowl - 9pm ET on ESPN
Marshall vs. UTSA
Toyota Stadium - Frisco, Texas

Thursday, December 21st Boca Raton Bowl - 8pm ET on ESPN
South Florida vs. Syracuse
FAU Stadium - Boca Raton, Florida

Friday, December 22nd

Union Home Mortgage Gasparilla Bowl - 6:30pm ET on ESPN
UCF vs. Duke
Raymond James Stadium - Tampa, Florida

Saturday, December 23rd

Camellia Bowl - 12pm ET on ESPN
Arkansas State vs. Northern Illinois
Cramton Bowl - Montgomery, Alabama

Birmingham Bowl - 12pm ET on ABC
Georgia Tech vs. Troy
Protective Stadium - Birmingham, Alabama

Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl - 3:30pm ET on ABC
James Madison vs. Air Force
Amon G. Carter Stadium - Fort Worth, Texas

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl - 3:30pm ET on ESPN
Utah State vs. Georgia State
Albertsons Stadium - Boise, Idaho

68 Ventures Bowl - 7pm ET on ESPN
South Alabama vs. Eastern Michigan
Hancock Whitney Stadium - Mobile, Alabama

SRS Distribution Las Vegas Bowl - 7:30pm ET on ABC
Northwestern vs. Utah
Allegiant Stadium - Las Vegas, Nevada

Easypost Hawai'i Bowl - 10:30pm ET on ESPN
San Jose State vs. Coastal Carolina
Clarence T.C. Ching Athletics Complex - Honolulu, Hawaii

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Tuesday, December 26th

Quick Lane Bowl - 2pm ET on ESPN
Bowling Green vs. Minnesota
Ford Field - Detroit, Michigan

SERVPRO First Responder Bowl - 5:30pm ET on ESPN
Texas State vs. Rice
Dallas, Texas - Gerald J. Ford Stadium

Guaranteed Rate Bowl - 9pm ET on ESPN
Kansas vs. UNLV
Chase Field - Phoenix, Arizona

Wednesday, December 27th

Military Bowl Presented by - 2pm ET on ESPN
Tulane vs. Virginia Tech
Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium - Annapolis, Maryland

Duke's Mayo Bowl - 5:30pm ET on ESPN
North Carolina vs. West Virginia
Bank of America Stadium - Charlotte, North Carolina

DIRECTV Holiday Bowl - 8pm ET on FOX
No. 15 Louisville vs. USC
Petco Park - San Diego, California

TaxAct Texas Bowl - 9pm ET on ESPN
No. 20 Oklahoma State vs. Texas A&M
NRG Stadium - Houston, Texas

Thursday, December 28th

Wasabi Fenway Bowl - 11am ET on ESPN
No. 24 SMU vs. Boston College
Fenway Park - Boston, Massachusetts

Bad Boy Mowers Pinstripe Bowl - 2:15pm ET on ESPN
Miami vs. Rutgers
Yankee Stadium - New York, New York

Pop-Tarts Bowl - 5:45pm ET on ESPN
NC State vs. Kansas State
Camping World Stadium - Orlando, Florida

Valero Alamo Bowl - 9:15pm ET on ESPN
No. 12 Oklahoma vs. No. 14 Arizona
Alamodome - San Antonio, Texas

Friday, December 29th

TaxSlayer Gator Bowl - 12pm ET on ESPN
No. 22 Clemson vs. Kentucky
EverBank Field - Jacksonville, Florida

Tony The Tiger Sun Bowl - 2pm ET on CBS
No. 19 Oregon State vs. No. 16 Notre Dame
Sun Bowl Stadium - El Paso, Texas

Autozone Liberty Bowl - 3:30pm ET on ESPN
Iowa State vs. Memphis
Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium - Memphis, Tennessee

Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic - 8pm ET on ESPN
No. 7 Ohio State vs. No. 9 Missouri
AT&T Stadium - Arlington, Texas

Saturday, December 30th

Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl - 12pm ET on ESPN
No. 10 Penn State vs. No. 11 Ole Miss
Mercedes-Benz Stadium - Atlanta, Georgia

Transperfect Music City Bowl - 2pm ET on ABC
Auburn vs. Maryland
Nissan Stadium - Nashville, Tennessee

Capital One Orange Bowl - 4pm ET on ESPN
No. 5 Florida State vs. No. 6 Georgia
Hard Rock Stadium - Miami, Florida

Barstool Sports Arizona Bowl - 4:30pm ET on Barstool
Toledo vs. Wyoming
Arizona Stadium - Tucson, Arizona

Monday, January 1st

ReliaQuest Bowl - 12pm ET on ESPN2
No. 13 LSU vs. Wisconsin
Raymond James Stadium - Tampa, Florida

Cheez-It Citrus Bowl - 1pm ET on ABC
No. 17 Iowa vs. No. 21 Tennessee
Camping World Stadium - Orlando, Florida

VRBO Fiesta Bowl - 1pm ET on ESPN
No. 8 Oregon vs. No. 23 Liberty
State Farm Stadium - Glendale, Arizona

Rose Bowl Presented by Prudential - College Football Playoff Semifinal - 5pm ET on ESPN
No. 1 Michigan vs. No. 4 Alabama
Rose Bowl Stadium - Pasadena, California

Allstate Sugar Bowl - College Football Playoff Semifinal - 8:45pm ET on ESPN
No. 2 Washington vs. No. 3 Texas
Caesars Superdome - New Orleans, Louisiana

Monday, January 8th

College Football Playoff National Championship Presented by AT&T - 7:30pm ET on ESPN
NRG Stadium - Houston, Texas