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2015-16 College Football Bowl Season TV Schedule

The matchups for the 2015-16 college football bowl season are set.

ESPN will deliver the second year of the College Football Playoff Semifinals on New Year’s Eve Thursday, Dec. 31. At 4pm eastern, the ACC champion Clemson Tigers face Big 12 champion Oklahoma Sooners in the Orange Bowl in Miami. Then, in the night cap, as the nation counts down to the start of the 2016 calendar year, the SEC champion Alabama Crimson Tide plays Big Ten champion Michigan State Spartans in the Cotton Bowl at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Tex.

The winners of those Dec. 31 games play in the National Championship on Monday, Jan. 11 (also on ESPN) at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz.

The following is the week’s college football schedule, including dates, start times, TV networks (scheduled announcers/sideline reporters in parentheses)

All times Eastern; schedule subject to change.

Updated Wed., Dec. 2, 2015 11:00 a.m. EST

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Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015

Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl
Alcorn State vs. North Carolina A&T (ABC, noon)
Announcers: Mark Neely, Jay Walker, Tiffany Greene

Gildan New Mexico Bowl
Arizona vs. New Mexico (ESPN/ESPN Radio, 2 p.m.)
ESPN announcers: Eamon McAnaney, Rocky Boiman, Laura Rutledge; ESPN Radio announcers: Drew Goodman and TBD

Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl
BYU vs. No. 22 Utah (ABC/ESPN Deportes, 3:30 p.m.)
Announcers: Brent Musburger, Jesse Palmer, Maria Taylor

Raycom Media Camellia Bowl
Ohio vs. Appalachian State (ESPN/ESPN Radio, 5:30 p.m.)
ESPN announcers: Dave Neal, Anthony Becht, Paul Carcaterra; ESPN Radio announcers: TBD, Cole Cubelic, Dawn Davenport

Cure Bowl
SJSU vs. Georgia State (CBSSN, 7 p.m.)

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
Arkansas State vs. Louisiana Tech (ESPN/ESPN Radio, 9 p.m.)
ESPN announcers: Adam Amin, Kelly Stouffer, Dr. Jerry Punch; ESPN Radio announcers: Bill Rosinski, David Norrie, Joe Schad

Monday, Dec. 21, 2015

Miami Beach Bowl
Western Kentucky vs. South Florida (ESPN, 2:30 p.m.)
Announcers: Dave Lamont, Desmond Howard, Quint Kessenich

Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl
Akron vs. Utah State (ESPN/ESPN Radio, 3:30 p.m.)
ESPN announcers: Mark Neely, Mike Bellotti, Kevin Weidl; ESPN Radio announcers: TBD

Marmot Boca Raton Bowl
Toledo vs. No. 24 Temple (ESPN/ESPN Radio, 7 p.m.)
ESPN announcers: Allen Bestwick, Dan Hawkins, Tiffany Greene; ESPN Radio announcers: Dave Lamont, John Congemi, Brett McMurphy

Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015

San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl
Boise State vs. Northern Illinois (ESPN/ESPN Radio, 4:30 p.m.)
ESPN announcers: Beth Mowins, David Diaz-Infante, Shelley Smith; ESPN Radio announcers: Bill Rosinski, David Norrie, Joe Schad

GoDaddy Bowl
Georgia Southern vs. Bowling Green (ESPN, 8 p.m.)
Announcers: Tom Hart, Andre Ware, Laura Rutledge

Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015

Popeyes Bahamas Bowl
Middle Tennessee vs. Western Michigan (ESPN, noon)
Announcers: Steve Levy, Mack Brown, Mark May, Kaylee Hartung

Hawai’i Bowl
San Diego State vs. Cincinnati (ESPN/ESPN Radio, 8 p.m.)
ESPN announcers: Adam Amin, Greg McElroy, Holly Rowe; ESPN Radio announcers: TBD, Mike Golic Sr., Mike Golic, Jr.

Saturday, Dec. 26, 2015

St. Petersburg Bowl
Connecticut vs. Marshall (ESPN, 11 a.m.)
ESPN announcers: Tom Hart, Anthony Becht, Tiffany Greene ESPN Radio announcers: TBD, Rene Ingoglia, Brett McMurphy

Sun Bowl
Miami vs. Washington State (CBS, 2 p.m.)

Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl
Washington vs. Southern Mississippi (ESPN, 2:20 p.m.)
Announcers: Mike Corey, Ahmad Brooks, Kayce Smith

New Era Pinstripe Bowl
Indiana vs. Duke (ABC/ESPN Radio, 3:30 p.m.)
ESPN announcers: Rece Davis, Danny Kanell, Joey Galloway, Paul Carcaterra; ESPN Radio announcers: TBD

Camping World Independence Bowl
Tulsa vs. Virginia Tech (ESPN/ESPN Deportes, 5:45 p.m.)
Announcers: Dave Lamont, Ray Bentley, Jane Slater

Foster Farms Bowl
UCLA vs. Nebraska (ESPN/ESPN Radio/ESPN Deportes, 9:15 p.m.)
ESPN announcers: Jason Benetti, Rod Gilmore, Shelley Smith; ESPN Radio announcers: Bill Rosinski, David Norrie, Joe Schad

Monday, Dec. 28, 2015

Military Bowl
Pittsburgh vs. No. 21 Navy (ESPN/ESPN Radio, 2:30 p.m.)
ESPN announcers: Eamon McAnaney,Rocky Boiman, Quint Kessenich; ESPN Radio announcers: TBD, Mike Golic Sr., Mike Golic, Jr.

Quick Lane Bowl
Central Michigan vs. Minnesota (ESPN2, 5 p.m.)
Announcers: Dave Neal, Matt Stinchcomb, Kayce Smith

Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015

Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl
California vs. Air Force (ESPN, 2 p.m.)
Announcers: Dave Flemming, Mike Bellotti, Allison Williams

Russell Athletic Bowl
No. 10 North Carolina vs. No. 17 Baylor (ESPN/ESPN Radio/ESPN Deportes, 5:30 p.m.)
ESPN announcers: Mike Patrick, Ed Cunningham, Dr. Jerry Punch; ESPN Radio announcers: Bill Rosinski, David Norrie, Joe Schad

AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl
No. 20 LSU vs. Texas Tech (ESPN/ESPN Radio/ESPN Deportes, 9 p.m.)
ESPN announcers: Joe Tessitore, Jesse Palmer, David Pollack, Maria Taylor; ESPN Radio announcers: Bob Wischusen, Brock Huard, Shannon Spake

Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015

Birmingham Bowl
Auburn vs. Memphis (ESPN, noon)
ESPN announcers: Beth Mowins, Anthony Becht, Paul Carcaterra; ESPN Radio announcers: Allen Bestwick, Dan Hawkins, Tiffany Greene

Belk Bowl
NC State vs. Mississippi State (ESPN/ESPN Radio/ESPN Deportes, 3:30 p.m.)
ESPN announcers: Clay Matvick, John Congemi, Dawn Davenport; ESPN Radio announcers: Taylor Zarzour, Charles Arbuckle, and Quint Kessenich

Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl
Texas A&M vs. Louisville (ESPN/ESPN Radio/ESPN Deportes, 7 p.m.)
ESPN announcers: Tom Hart, Andre Ware, Laura Rutledge; ESPN Radio announcers: Mike Corey, Rene Ingoglia

Holiday Bowl
No. 25 USC vs. Wisconsin (ESPN/ESPN Radio/ESPN Deportes, 10:30 p.m.)
ESPN announcers: Adam Amin, Kelly Stouffer, Olivia Harlan; ESPN Radio announcers: Drew Goodman and TBD

Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015

Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl
No. 18 Houston vs. No. 9 Florida State (ESPN/ESPN Radio/ESPN Deportes, noon)
ESPN announcers: Dave Pasch, Brian Griese, Tom Luginbill; ESPN Radio announcers: Dave Flemming, Mike Bellotti, Allison Williams

COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF SEMIFINAL: Capital One Orange Bowl
No. 4 Oklahoma vs. No. 1 Clemson (ESPN/ESPN Radio/ESPN Deportes, 4 p.m.)
ESPN announcers: Brad Nessler, Todd Blackledge, Holly Rowe; ESPN Radio announcers: Bill Rosinski, David Norrie, Joe Schad

COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF SEMIFINAL: Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic
No. 3 Michigan State vs. No. 2 Alabama (ESPN/ESPN Radio/ESPN Deportes, 8 p.m.)
ESPN announcers: Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit, Heather Cox; ESPN Radio announcers: Brad Sham, Danny Kanell, Ian Fitzsimmons

Friday, Jan. 1, 2016

Outback Bowl
No. 13 Northwestern vs. No. 23 Tennessee (ESPN2, noon)
Announcers: Mark Jones, Rod Gilmore, Quint Kessenich

BattleFrog Fiesta Bowl
No. 8 Notre Dame vs. No. 7 Ohio State (ESPN/ESPN Radio/ESPN Deportes, 1 p.m.)
ESPN announcers: Sean McDonough, Chris Spielman, Todd McShay; ESPN Radio announcers: Adam Amin, Kelly Stouffer, Olivia Harlan

Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl
No. 14 Michigan vs. No. 19 Florida (ABC/ESPN Radio, 1 p.m.)
ABC announcers: Mike Patrick, Ed Cunningham, Dr. Jerry Punch; ESPN Radio announcers: Beth Mowins, Anthony Becht, Paul Carcaterra

Rose Bowl
No. 6 Stanford vs. No. 5 Iowa (ESPN/ESPN Radio/ESPN Deportes, 5 p.m.)
ESPN announcers: Brent Musburger, Jesse Palmer, Maria Taylor; ESPN Radio announcers: Dave Pasch, Brian Griese

Allstate Sugar Bowl
No. 16 Oklahoma State vs. No. 12 Ole Miss (ESPN/ESPN Radio/ESPN Deportes, 8:30 p.m.)
ESPN announcers: Bob Wischusen, Brock Huard, Shannon Spake; ESPN Radio announcers: Bill Rosinski, David Norrie, Joe Schad

Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016

TaxSlayer Bowl
Penn State vs. Georgia (ESPN/ESPN Radio/ESPN Deportes, noon)
ESPN announcers: Allen Bestwick, Dan Hawkins, Tiffany Greene; ESPN Radio announcers: Eamon McAnaney, John Congemi

AutoZone Liberty Bowl
Kansas State vs. Arkansas (ESPN/ESPN Radio/ESPN Deportes, 3:20 p.m.)
ESPN announcers: Anish Shroff, Ahmad Brooks, Dawn Davenport; ESPN Radio announcers: Mark Neely, Jay Walker, Kevin Weidl

Valero Alamo Bowl
No. 15 Oregon vs. No. 11 TCU (ESPN/ESPN Radio/ESPN Deportes, 6:45 p.m.)
ESPN announcers: Dave Flemming, Mack Brown, Allison Williams; ESPN Radio announcers: Tom Hart, Andre Ware, Laura Rutledge

Motel 6 Cactus Bowl
West Virginia vs. Arizona State (ESPN/ESPN Radio/ESPN Deportes, 10:15 p.m.)
ESPN announcers: Dave Neal, Matt Stinchcomb, Kayce Smith; ESPN Radio announcers: Drew Goodman, David Diaz-Infante, Olivia Harlan

Monday, Jan. 11, 2016

College Football Playoff National Championship
Clemson/Oklahoma vs. Michigan State/Alabama (ESPN/ESPN Radio/ESPN Deportes, 8:30 p.m.)
ESPN announcers: Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit, Heather Cox, Tom Rinaldi; ESPN Radio announcers: Mike Tirico, Todd Blackledge, Holly Rowe, Joe Schad, Bill Lemmonier




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