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College football bowl projections after Week 13

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College Football Playoff schedule

College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic

AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas
Dec. 29, 4 p.m. or 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Clemson vs. Notre Dame
Sherman: Alabama vs. Oklahoma


College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Capital One Orange Bowl

Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida
Dec. 29, 4 p.m. or 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Alabama vs. Oklahoma
Sherman: Clemson vs. Notre Dame


College Football Playoff National Championship Presented By AT&T

Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara, California
Jan. 7, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Alabama vs. Clemson
Sherman: Alabama vs. Clemson

Bowl schedule

New Mexico Bowl

Branch Field at Dreamstyle Stadium, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Dec. 15, 2 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Nevada vs. North Texas
Sherman: Nevada vs. Middle Tennessee


AutoNation Cure Bowl

Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Florida
Dec. 15, 1:30 p.m. (CBSSN)

Bonagura: Louisiana vs. Toledo
Sherman: Cincinnati vs. Appalachian State


Mitsubishi Motors Las Vegas Bowl

Sam Boyd Stadium, Las Vegas
Dec. 15, 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

Bonagura: Stanford vs. Fresno State
Sherman: Stanford vs. Boise State


Raycom Media Camellia Bowl

Cramton Bowl, Montgomery, Alabama
Dec. 15, 5:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Troy vs. Ohio
Sherman: Georgia Southern vs. Ohio


R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl

Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans
Dec. 15, 9 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Appalachian State vs. Louisiana Tech
Sherman: UAB vs. Louisiana


Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl

Howard Schnellenberger Field at FAU Stadium
Boca Raton, Florida

Dec. 18, 7 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: UAB vs. USF
Sherman: FIU vs. Buffalo


DXL Frisco Bowl

Toyota Stadium, Frisco, Texas
Dec. 19, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Tulane vs. Eastern Michigan
Sherman: Tulane vs. Eastern Michigan


Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl

Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida
Dec. 20, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Wake Forest vs. Houston
Sherman: Wake Forest vs. BYU


Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl

Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium, Nassau, Bahamas
Dec. 21, 12:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: FIU vs. Miami (Ohio)
Sherman: Marshall vs. Toledo


Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

Lyle Smith Field at Albertsons Stadium, Boise, Idaho
Dec. 21, 4 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: San Diego State vs.Northern Illinois
Sherman: San Diego State vs. Western Michigan


Birmingham Bowl

Legion Field, Birmingham, Alabama
Dec. 22, noon (ESPN)

Bonagura: Vanderbilt vs. Memphis
Sherman: Virginia Tech vs. Memphis


Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl

Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, Texas
Dec. 22, 3:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Utah State vs. Army
Sherman: TCU vs. Temple


Dollar General Bowl

Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Mobile, Alabama
Dec. 22, 7 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Georgia Southern vs. Buffalo
Sherman: Arkansas State vs. Northern Illinois


Hawai'i Bowl

Aloha Stadium, Honolulu
Dec. 22, 10:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Hawai'i vs. Marshall
Sherman: Hawai'i vs. Louisiana Tech


SERVPRO First Responder Bowl

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

Bonagura: BYU vs. Middle Tennessee
Sherman: North Texas vs. Army


Quick Lane Bowl

Ford Field, Detroit
Dec. 26, 5:15 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Duke vs. Minnesota
Sherman: Michigan State vs. Boston College


Cheez-It Bowl

Chase Field, Phoenix
Dec. 26, 9 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Boise State vs. TCU
Sherman: Cal vs. Fresno State


Walk-On's Independence Bowl

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

Bonagura: Cincinnati vs. Miami
Sherman: Miami vs. Houston


New Era Pinstripe Bowl

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

Bonagura: Pitt vs. Purdue
Sherman: Purdue vs. Duke


Academy Sports + Outdoors Texas Bowl

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

Bonagura: Texas A&M vs. Oklahoma State
Sherman: Auburn vs. Baylor


Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl

Nissan Stadium, Nashville, Tennessee
Dec. 28, 1:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Mississippi State vs. Georgia Tech
Sherman: Missouri vs. NC State


Camping World Bowl

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

Bonagura: Syracuse vs. West Virginia
Sherman: Iowa State vs. Syracuse


NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl

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

Bonagura: Arkansas State vs. Wyoming
Sherman: Utah State vs. Troy


Valero Alamo Bowl

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

Bonagura: Utah vs. Iowa State
Sherman: West Virginia vs. Washington State


Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl

Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta
Dec. 29, noon (ESPN)

Bonagura: Florida vs. UCF
Sherman: UCF vs. Florida


Belk Bowl

Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, North Carolina
Dec. 29, noon (ABC)

Bonagura: Auburn vs. NC State
Sherman: South Carolina vs. Pitt


Redbox Bowl

Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara, California
Dec. 31, 3 p.m. (Fox)

Bonagura: Cal vs. Wisconsin
Sherman: Minnesota vs. Oregon


Military Bowl Presented by Northrop Grumman

Jack Stephens Field at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis, Maryland
Dec. 31, noon (ESPN)

Bonagura: Boston College vs. Temple
Sherman: Georgia Tech vs. USF


AutoZone Liberty Bowl

Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, Memphis, Tennessee
Dec. 31, 3:45 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: South Carolina vs. Baylor
Sherman: Texas A&M vs. Oklahoma State


San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl

SDCCU Stadium, San Diego
Dec. 31, 7 p.m. (FS1)

Bonagura: Oregon vs. Iowa
Sherman: Iowa vs. Utah


TaxSlayer Gator Bowl

TIAA Bank Field, Jacksonville, Florida
Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Missouri vs. Michigan State
Sherman: Vanderbilt vs. Wisconsin


Hyundai Sun Bowl

Sun Bowl Stadium, El Paso, Texas
Dec. 31, 2 p.m. (CBS)

Bonagura: Arizona State vs. Virginia
Sherman: Arizona State vs. Virginia


Outback Bowl

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

Bonagura: Kentucky vs. Northwestern
Sherman: Kentucky vs. Penn State


Citrus Bowl

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

Bonagura: LSU vs. Penn State
Sherman: Mississippi State vs. Northwestern


PlayStation Fiesta Bowl

State Farm Stadium, Glendale, Arizona
Jan. 1, 1 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Washington State vs. Michigan
Sherman: Michigan vs. LSU


Rose Bowl Game Presented by Northwestern Mutual

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

Bonagura: Ohio State vs. Washington
Sherman: Ohio State vs. Washington


Allstate Sugar Bowl

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

Bonagura: Georgia vs. Texas
Sherman: Georgia vs. Texas