College football bowl projections

Don't count out Ohio State in CFP (1:16)

Heather Dinich breaks down the Buckeyes' chances of making the College Football Playoff. (1:16)

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: Oklahoma vs. Miami
Hale: Oklahoma vs. Miami

College Football Playoff at the Allstate Sugar Bowl

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

Bonagura: Alabama vs. Wisconsin
Hale: Alabama vs. Wisconsin

College Football Playoff National Championship Presented by AT&T

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

Bonagura: Alabama vs. Oklahoma
Hale: Alabama vs. Miami

Bowl schedule

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl

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

Bonagura: UAB vs. Troy
Hale: Southern Miss vs. Georgia State

AutoNation Cure Bowl

Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Florida
Dec. 16, 2:30 p.m. (CBSSN)

Bonagura: Middle Tennessee vs. Appalachian State
Hale: Utah State vs. Appalachian 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: North Texas 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: Ohio vs. Arkansas 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: Temple vs. Middle Tennessee
Hale: Temple vs. FIU

DXL Frisco Bowl

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

Bonagura: SMU vs. Colorado State
Hale: Memphis vs. UCLA

Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl

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

Bonagura: UNLV vs. Southern Miss
Hale: Houston vs. Marshall

Bahamas Bowl

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

Bonagura: FIU vs. Northern Illinois
Hale: North Texas vs. Central Michigan

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

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

Bonagura: Toledo vs. Wyoming
Hale: Ohio vs. Fresno State

Birmingham Bowl

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

Bonagura: Houston vs. UCLA
Hale: USF vs. Middle Tennessee

Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl

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

Bonagura: UT San Antonio vs. Army*
Hale: UAB vs. Army*

Dollar General Bowl

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

Bonagura: Central Michigan vs. Georgia 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: Navy vs. Fresno State
Hale: SMU vs. Wyoming

Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl

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

Bonagura: Utah vs. Marshall
Hale: Texas Tech vs. UT San Antonio

Quick Lane Bowl

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

Bonagura: Western Kentucky vs. Western Michigan
Hale: Utah vs. Western Michigan

Cactus Bowl

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

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

Walk-On's Independence Bowl

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

Bonagura: Florida State vs. FAU
Hale: Florida State vs. Western Kentucky

New Era Pinstripe Bowl

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

Bonagura: Virginia Tech vs. Purdue
Hale: Boston College vs. Akron

Foster Farms Bowl

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

Bonagura: Michigan vs. Stanford
Hale: Indiana vs. Stanford

Texas Bowl

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

Bonagura: Iowa State 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: USF 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. Oklahoma State
Hale: Virginia Tech vs. Iowa State

Valero Alamo Bowl

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

Bonagura: Texas vs. Washington State
Hale: Oklahoma State vs. Washington State

San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl

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

Bonagura: Washington vs. Michigan State
Hale: Washington vs. Northwestern

Belk Bowl

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

Bonagura: Wake Forest vs. Kentucky
Hale: Wake Forest vs. Kentucky

Hyundai Sun Bowl

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

Bonagura: Boston College vs. Arizona
Hale: Louisville vs. Arizona

Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl

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

Bonagura: Iowa vs. Missouri
Hale: Iowa vs. South Carolina

NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl

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

Bonagura: Utah State vs. New Mexico State
Hale: Colorado State vs. Louisiana-Lafayette

Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic

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

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

TaxSlayer Bowl

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

Bonagura: Louisville vs. South Carolina
Hale: NC State vs. Missouri

AutoZone Liberty Bowl

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

Bonagura: West Virginia vs. Memphis
Hale: West Virginia vs. LSU

PlayStation Fiesta Bowl

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

Bonagura: Ohio State vs. USC
Hale: Ohio State vs. USC

Capital One Orange Bowl

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

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

Outback Bowl

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

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

Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl

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

Bonagura: Georgia vs. UCF
Hale: Georgia vs. UCF

Citrus Bowl

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

Bonagura: Mississippi State vs. Penn State
Hale: Auburn vs. Michigan State

* Team accepted bowl bid