Brad’s 26th Annual College Football Bowl Projections

For the 26th consecutive season, I have created a projection of what the bowl games will look like when the full lineup is released on Sunday December 20th.  I am having to publish these much sooner relative to the conclusion of the regular season this year because of the fact that bowl games are already extending bids based on the condensed Covid postseason format. In fact, the bowl season will actually begin before the regular season ends this season, as the Frisco Bowl will kickoff an hour before the SEC Championship on Saturday December 19th. Obviously, the bowl season will look nothing like it usually does due to Covid-19.  Please feel free to comment or debate these predictions.

DateBowlTeamsTimeChannel
1Dec. 19FriscoSMUUTSA7:30ESPN
2Dec. 21Myrtle Beach BowlGeorgia SouthernMiami-OH2:30ESPN
3Dec. 22Famous Idaho PotatoBuffaloSan Jose State3:30ESPN
4Dec. 22Cheribundi Boca RatonCentral FloridaBrigham Young7:00ESPN
5Dec. 23New OrleansMarshallCoastal Carolina3:30ESPN
6Dec. 23MontgomeryUABLiberty7:00ESPN
7Dec.24New MexicoLouisiana TechFresno State3:30ESPN
8Dec. 25CamelliaCentral Mich/Toledo winnerUL-Lafayette2:30ESPN
9Dec. 26Gasparilla BowlMississippi StateVirginia12:00ABC
10Dec. 26CureTulaneFlorida Atlantic12:00ESPN
11Dec. 26First Responder (Heart of Dallas)Texas TechMemphis3:30ABC
12Dec. 26Lending Tree (Dollar General)West. Mich./Ball St. loserAppalachian State3:30ESPN
13Dec. 26IndependenceArmyColorado7:00ESPN
14Dec. 26Guaranteed RatePenn StateNevada10:15ESPN
15Dec. 28MilitaryNavyPittsburgh2:30ESPN
16Dec. 29Cheez-ItNC StateOklahoma State5:30ESPN
17Dec. 29AlamoIowa St/Oklahoma loserOregon9:00ESPN
18Dec. 30Duke’s Mayo (Belk)Wake ForestNebraska12:00ESPN
19Dec. 30Music CityIowaKentucky3:30ESPN
20Dec. 30CottonOklahoma/Iowa State winnerTexas A & M7:15ESPN
21Dec. 30LA BowlWashingtonBoise State10:45ESPN
22Dec. 31Armed ForcesHoustonTCU12:00ESPN
23Dec. 31LibertyWest VirginiaTennessee4:00ESPN
24Dec. 31ArizonaWest. Mich./Ball St. winnerSan Diego State4:00CBSS
25Dec. 31TexasTexasArkansas8:00ESPN
26Jan. 1BirminghamTulsaVirginia Tech12:00ESPN 2
27Jan. 1PeachCincinnatiGeorgia12:30ESPN
28Jan. 1CitrusNorthwesternAuburn1:00ABC
29Jan. 1RoseClemsonOhio State5:00ESPN
30Jan. 1SugarAlabamaNotre Dame8:45ESPN
31Jan. 2GatorNorth CarolinaOle Miss12:00ESPN
32Jan. 2OutbackWisconsinMissouri1:00ESPN
33Jan. 2FiestaSouthern CalIndiana4:00ESPN
34Jan. 2OrangeMiami-FLFlorida8:00ESPN
Jan. 11Championship GameSemi # 1 WinnerSemi # 2 Winner8:00ESPN
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