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Kyle Bonagura and David M. Hale 22d

College football bowl projections

College Football, Penn State Nittany Lions

Note: All times Eastern

College Football Playoff semifinals

College Football Playoff at the Rose Bowl Game Presented by Northwestern Mutual

Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California
Monday, Jan. 1, 5 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Georgia vs. Notre Dame
Hale: Georgia vs. Clemson

College Football Playoff at the Allstate Sugar Bowl

Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans
Monday, Jan. 1, 8:45 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Alabama vs. Oklahoma
Hale: Alabama vs. Notre Dame

College Football Playoff National Championship Presented by AT&T

Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta
Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Alabama vs. Georgia
Hale:  Alabama vs. Clemson

Bowl schedule

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl

Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans
Dec. 16, 1 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Marshall vs. Troy
Hale: UAB vs. Appalachian State


AutoNation Cure Bowl

Citrus Bowl Stadium, Orlando, Florida
Dec. 16, 2:30 p.m. (CBSSN)

Bonagura: Air Force vs. New Mexico State
Hale: Air Force vs. Georgia State


Las Vegas Bowl

Sam Boyd Stadium, Las Vegas
Dec. 16, 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

Bonagura: Boise State vs. Arizona State
Hale: Boise State vs. Oregon


Gildan New Mexico Bowl

Branch Field at Dreamstyle Stadium, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Dec. 16, 4:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: FAU vs. San Diego State
Hale: FAU vs. San Diego State


Raycom Media Camellia Bowl

Cramton Bowl, Montgomery, Alabama
Dec. 16, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Western Michigan vs. Appalachian State
Hale: Northern Illinois vs. Arkansas State


Boca Raton Bowl

Howard Schnellenberger Field at FAU Stadium, Boca Raton, Florida
Dec. 19, 7 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Tulane vs. UT San Antonio
Hale: Tulane vs. Western Kentucky


Frisco Bowl

Toyota Stadium, Frisco, Texas
Dec. 20, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Memphis vs. Oregon
Hale: Houston vs. Cal


Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl

Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, Florida
Dec. 21, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Navy vs. UAB
Hale: USF vs. FIU


Bahamas Bowl

Thomas A. Robinson Stadium, Nassau, Bahamas
Dec. 22, 12:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: North Texas vs. Ohio
Hale: Akron vs. UT San Antonio


Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

Lyle Smith Field at Albertsons Stadium, Boise, Idaho
Dec. 22, 4 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Northern Illinois vs. Fresno State
Hale: Ohio vs. Fresno State


Birmingham Bowl

Legion Field, Birmingham, Alabama
Dec. 23, noon (ESPN)

Bonagura: USF vs. Southern Miss
Hale: Memphis vs. Missouri


Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl

Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, Texas
Dec. 23, 3:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: FIU vs. Army*
Hale: Marshall vs. Army*


Dollar General Bowl

Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Mobile, Alabama
Dec. 23, 7 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Toledo vs. Arkansas State
Hale: Toledo vs. Troy


Hawai'i Bowl

Hawaiian Tel Federal Credit Union Field at Aloha Stadium, Honolulu
Dec. 24, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: SMU vs. Colorado State
Hale: SMU vs. Wyoming


Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl

Cotton Bowl, Dallas
Dec. 26, 1:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Colorado vs. Texas Tech
Hale: Colorado vs. North Texas


Quick Lane Bowl

Ford Field, Detroit
Dec. 26, 6:15 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Akron vs. Minnesota
Hale: Western Michigan vs. Syracuse


Cactus Bowl

Chase Field, Phoenix
Dec. 26, 10 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Kansas State vs. UCLA
Hale: Texas Tech vs. Arizona State


Walk-On's Independence Bowl

Independence Stadium, Shreveport, Louisiana
Dec. 27, 1:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Syracuse vs. Western Kentucky
Hale: Utah State vs. Central Michigan 


New Era Pinstripe Bowl

Yankee Stadium, New York
Dec. 27, 5:15 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Boston College vs. Michigan State
Hale: Boston College vs. Minnesota


Foster Farms Bowl

Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara, California
Dec. 27, 8:30 p.m. (FOX)

Bonagura: Iowa vs. Stanford
Hale: Northwestern vs. Washington State


Texas Bowl

NRG Stadium, Houston
Dec. 27, 9 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: West Virginia vs. Texas A&M
Hale: Texas vs. Texas A&M


Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman

Jack Stephens Field at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis, Maryland
Dec. 28, 1:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Houston vs. Virginia
Hale: Navy vs. Virginia


Camping World Bowl

Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Florida
Dec. 28, 5:15 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: NC State vs. Iowa State
Hale: NC State vs. Iowa State


Valero Alamo Bowl

Alamodome, San Antonio
Dec. 28, 9 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Oklahoma State vs. Arizona
Hale: Oklahoma State vs. Stanford


San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl

Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego
Dec. 28, 9 p.m. (FOX)

Bonagura: USC vs. Northwestern
Hale: USC vs. Michigan


Belk Bowl

Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, North Carolina
Dec. 29, 1 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Wake Forest vs. South Carolina
Hale: Georgia Tech vs. Kentucky


Hyundai Sun Bowl

Sun Bowl, El Paso, Texas
Dec. 29, 2 p.m. (CBS)

Bonagura: Louisville vs. Washington State
Hale: Louisville vs. Arizona


Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl

Nissan Stadium, Nashville, Tennessee
Dec. 29, 4:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Georgia Tech vs. Kentucky
Hale: Iowa vs. South Carolina


NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl

Arizona Stadium, Tucson, Arizona
Dec. 29, 5:30 p.m. (CBSSN)

Bonagura: Wyoming vs. Georgia State
Hale: Colorado State vs. UCLA


Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic 

AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas
Dec. 29, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Penn State vs. Miami
Hale: Penn State vs. TCU


TaxSlayer Bowl 

EverBank Field, Jacksonville, Florida
Dec. 30, noon (ESPN)

Bonagura: Indiana vs. LSU
Hale: Wake Forest vs. Tennessee


AutoZone Liberty Bowl

Liberty Bowl, Memphis, Tennessee
Dec. 30, 12:30 p.m. (ABC)

Bonagura: Texas vs. Tennessee
Hale: West Virginia vs. Mississippi State


PlayStation Fiesta Bowl

University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, Arizona
Dec. 30, 4 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Washington vs. TCU
Hale: Washington vs. Wisconsin


Capital One Orange Bowl

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

Bonagura: Clemson vs. Ohio State 
Hale: Miami vs. Ohio State


Outback Bowl

Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida
Jan. 1, noon (ESPN2)

Bonagura: Mississippi State vs. Michigan
Hale: LSU vs. Michigan State


Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl

Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta
Jan. 1, 12:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Wisconsin vs. UCF
Hale: Oklahoma vs. UCF


Citrus Bowl

Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Florida
Jan. 1, 1 p.m. (ABC)

Bonagura: Auburn vs. Virginia Tech
Hale: Auburn vs. Virginia Tech

* - Team accepted bowl bid

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