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College football bowl games TV schedule

Southern California quarterback Cody Kessler and the 25th-ranked Trojans will play Fresno State on Saturday in the Las Vegas Bowl. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Southern California quarterback Cody Kessler and the 25th-ranked Trojans will play Fresno State on Saturday in the Las Vegas Bowl. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

The college football bowl season begins this weekend, with four games slated for Saturday.

Washington State vs. Colorado State kicks off the season’s bowl schedule at 2 p.m., and the 35-game postseason runs through the national championship game between Florida State and Auburn on Jan. 6 in Pasadena, Calif.

Here is the complete list of bowl games (via FBSchedules.com):

Bowl Location Date/Time (all EST) TV
Gildan New Mexico Bowl
Colorado State vs. Washington State
Albuquerque, NM
University Stadium
Sat., Dec. 21
2:00 p.m.
ESPN
Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl
Fresno State vs. Southern California
Las Vegas, NV
Sam Boyd Stadium
Sat., Dec. 21
3:30 p.m.
WJLA (Channel 7), WMAR (Channel 2)
Famous Idaho Potato Bowl
Buffalo vs. San Diego State
Boise, ID
Bronco Stadium
Sat., Dec. 21
5:30 p.m.
ESPN
R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
Tulane vs. UL Lafayette
New Orleans, LA
Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Sat., Dec. 21
9:00 p.m.
ESPN
Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl St. Petersburg
East Carolina vs. Ohio
St. Petersburg, FL
Tropicana Field
Mon., Dec. 23
2:00 p.m.
ESPN
Sheraton Hawaii Bowl
Boise State vs. Oregon State
Honolulu, HI
Aloha Stadium
Tue., Dec. 24
8:00 p.m.
ESPN
Little Caesars Pizza Bowl
Bowling Green vs. Pittsburgh
Detroit, MI
Ford Field
Thu., Dec. 26
6:00 p.m.
ESPN
San Diego County CU Poinsettia Bowl
Northern Illinois vs. Utah State
San Diego, CA
Qualcomm Stadium
Thu., Dec. 26
9:30 p.m.
ESPN
Military Bowl
Marshall vs. Maryland
Annapolis, MD
Navy-Marine Corps. Stadium
Fri., Dec. 27
2:30 p.m.
ESPN
Texas Bowl
Minnesota vs. Syracuse
Houston, TX
Reliant Stadium
Fri., Dec. 27
6:00 p.m.
ESPN
Fight Hunger Bowl
BYU vs. Washington
San Francisco, CA
AT&T Park
Fri., Dec. 27
9:30 p.m.
ESPN
New Era Pinstripe Bowl
Notre Dame vs. Rutgers
Bronx, NY
Yankee Stadium
Sat., Dec. 28
12:00 p.m.
ESPN
Belk Bowl
Cincinnati vs. North Carolina
Charlotte, NC
Bank of America Stadium
Sat., Dec. 28
3:20 p.m.
ESPN
Russell Athletic Bowl
Louisville vs. Miami, FL
Orlando, FL
Florida Citrus Bowl
Sat., Dec. 28
6:45 p.m.
ESPN
Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl
Kansas State vs. Michigan
Tempe, AZ
Sun Devil Stadium
Sat., Dec. 28
10:15 p.m.
ESPN
Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl
Middle Tennessee vs. Navy
Fort Worth, TX
Amon G. Carter Stadium
Mon., Dec. 30
11:45 a.m.
ESPN
Franklin Amer. Mort. Music City Bowl
Georgia Tech vs. Ole Miss
Nashville, TN
LP Field
Mon., Dec. 30
3:15 p.m.
ESPN
Valero Alamo Bowl
Oregon vs. Texas
San Antonio, TX
Alamodome
Mon., Dec. 30
6:45 p.m.
ESPN
National University Holiday Bowl
Arizona State vs. Texas Tech
San Diego, CA
Qualcomm Stadium
Mon., Dec. 30
10:15 p.m.
ESPN
AdvoCare V100 Bowl
Arizona vs. Boston College
Shreveport, LA
Independence Stadium
Tue., Dec. 31
12:30 p.m.
ESPN
Hyundai Sun Bowl
UCLA vs. Virginia Tech
El Paso, TX
Sun Bowl
Tue., Dec. 31
2:00 p.m.
WUSA (Channel 9), WJZ (Channel 13)
AutoZone Liberty Bowl
Mississippi State vs. Rice
Memphis, TN
Liberty Bowl
Tue., Dec. 31
4:00 p.m.
ESPN
Chick-fil-A Bowl
Duke vs. Texas A&M
Atlanta, GA
Georgia Dome
Tue., Dec. 31
8:00 p.m.
ESPN
TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl
Georgia vs. Nebraska
Jacksonville, FL
EverBank Field
Wed., Jan. 1
12:00 p.m.
ESPN2
Heart of Dallas Bowl
North Texas vs. UNLV
Dallas, TX
Cotton Bowl Stadium
Wed., Jan. 1
12:00 p.m.
ESPNU
Capital One Bowl
South Carolina vs. Wisconsin
Orlando, FL
Florida Citrus Bowl
Wed., Jan. 1
1:00 p.m.
WJLA (Channel 7), WMAR (Channel 2)
Outback Bowl
Iowa vs. LSU
Tampa, FL
Raymond James Stadium
Wed., Jan. 1
1:00 p.m.
ESPN
Rose Bowl Game
Michigan State vs. Stanford
Pasadena, CA
Rose Bowl
Wed., Jan. 1
5:00 p.m.
ESPN
Tostitos Fiesta Bowl
Baylor vs. UCF
Glendale, AZ
U. of Phoenix Stadium
Wed., Jan. 1
8:30 p.m.
ESPN
Allstate Sugar Bowl
Alabama vs. Oklahoma
New Orleans, LA
Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Thu., Jan. 2
8:30 p.m.
ESPN
AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic
Missouri vs. Oklahoma State
Arlington, TX
AT&T Stadium
Fri., Jan. 3
7:30 p.m.
WTTG (Channel 5), WBFF (Channel 45)
Discover Orange Bowl
Clemson vs. Ohio State
Miami Gardens, FL
Sun Life Stadium
Fri., Jan. 3
8:30 p.m.
ESPN
BBVA Compass Bowl
Houston vs. Vanderbilt
Birmingham, AL
Legion Field
Sat., Jan. 4
1:00 p.m.
ESPN
GoDaddy Bowl
Arkansas State vs. Ball State
Mobile, AL
Ladd-Peebles Stadium
Sun., Jan. 5
9:00 p.m.
ESPN
BCS National Championship Game
Florida State vs. Auburn
Pasadena, CA
Rose Bowl
Mon., Jan. 6
8:30 p.m.
ESPN

Final BCS standings:

BCS Standings
Rankings as of 12/8/2013
Rank School Total Prev Rank
1 Florida State (13-0) .9957 1
2 Auburn (12-1) .9638 3
3 Alabama (11-1) .9061 4
4 Michigan State (12-1) .8600 10
5 Stanford (11-2) .8191 7
6 Baylor (11-1) .7722 9
7 Ohio State (12-1) .7705 2
8 Missouri (11-2) .7256 5
9 South Carolina (10-2) .7152 8
10 Oregon (10-2) .5811 12
11 Oklahoma (10-2) .5756 17
12 Clemson (10-2) .5553 13
13 Oklahoma State (10-2) .5233 6
14 Arizona State (10-3) .4416 11
15 UCF (11-1) .4343 16
16 LSU (9-3) .4322 15
17 UCLA (9-3) .3703 18
18 Louisville (11-1) .3199 19
19 Wisconsin (9-3) .2365 21
20 Fresno State (11-1) .1675 23
21 Texas A&M (8-4) .1663 24
22 Georgia (8-4) .1594 22
23 Northern Illinois (12-1) .1572 14
24 Duke (10-3) .1134 20
25 USC (9-4) .0672 NR
Kelyn Soong is a news aide in the sports department. He writes about tennis and running and contributes to The Early Lead and D.C. Sports Bog.
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