College Football 2011-2012 Bowl Schedule

Letting you know when the big games are on TV this year.

James LeBeauby James LeBeau

With the college bowl season starting up this Saturday, now is the time to start planning when you are going to be able to get some time away to watch some games. With that in mind, here is the complete list of college bowl games so you will be in the know about watching your team, or any other that catches your eye.

 

Gildan New Mexico Bowl
Temple (8-4) vs. Wyoming (8-4),Albuquerque, N.M. (University Stadium)
Dec. 17 -2:00 p.m. EST (ESPN)

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl
Ohio (9-4) vs. Utah State (7-5), Boise, Idaho (Bronco Stadium)
Dec. 17 – 5:30 p.m. EST (ESPN)

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
San Diego State (8-4) vs. Louisiana-Lafayette (8-4), New Orleans (Mercedes-Benz Superdome)
Dec. 17 – 9:00 p.m. EST (ESPN)

Beef ‘O’ Brady’s St. Petersburg Bowl
Florida International (8-4) vs. Marshall (6-6), St. Petersburg, Fla. (Tropicana Field)
Dec. 20 – 8:00 p.m. EST (ESPN)

S.D. County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl
No. 18 TCU (10-2) vs. Louisiana Tech (8-4), San Diego (Qualcomm Stadium)
Dec. 21 – 8:00 p.m. EST (ESPN)

MAACO Las Vegas Bowl
Arizona State (6-6) vs. No. 7 Boise State (11-1), Las Vegas (Sam Boyd Stadium)
Dec. 22 – 8:00 p.m. EST (ESPN)

Sheraton Hawaii Bowl
Nevada (7-5) vs. No. 21 Southern Miss (11-2), Honolulu (Aloha Stadium)
Dec. 24 – 8:00 p.m. EST (ESPN)

AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl
Missouri (7-5) vs. North Carolina (7-5), Shreveport, La. (Independence Stadium)
Dec. 26 – 5:00  p.m. (ESPN2)

Little Caesars Bowl
Western Michigan (7-5) vs. Purdue (6-6), Detroit (Ford Field)
Dec. 27 – 4:30 p.m. EST (ESPN)

Belk Bowl
Louisville (7-5) vs. NC State (7-5), Charlotte, N.C. (Bank of America Stadium)
Dec. 27 – 8:00 p.m. EST (ESPN)

Military Bowl Presented By Northrop Grumman
Toledo (8-4) vs. Air Force (7-5), Washington, D.C. (RFK Stadium)
Dec. 28 – 4:30 p.m. EST (ESPN)

Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl
California (7-5) vs. No. 24 Texas (7-5), San Diego (Qualcomm Stadium)
Dec. 28 – 8:00 p.m. EST (ESPN)

Champs Sports Bowl
Florida State (8-4) vs. Notre Dame (8-4), Orlando, Fla. (Florida Citrus Bowl)
Dec. 29 – 5:30 p.m. EST (ESPN)

Valero Alamo Bowl
Washington (7-5) vs. No. 12 Baylor (9-3), San Antonio (Alamodome)
Dec. 29 – 9:00 p.m. EST (ESPN)

Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl
BYU (9-3) vs. Tulsa (8-4), Dallas (Gerald J. Ford Stadium)
Dec. 30 – 12:00 p.m. EST (ESPN)

New Era Pinstripe Bowl
Rutgers (8-4) vs. Iowa State (6-6), Bronx, N.Y. (Yankee Stadium)
Dec. 30 – 3:20 p.m. EST (ESPN)

Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl
Mississippi State (6-6) vs. Wake Forest (6-6), Nashville, Tenn. (LP Field)
Dec. 30 – 6:40 p.m. EST (ESPN)

Insight Bowl
Iowa (7-5) vs. No. 14 Oklahoma (9-3), Tempe, Ariz. (Sun Devil Stadium)
Dec. 30 – 10:00 p.m. EST (ESPN)

Meineke Car Care of Texas Bowl
Texas A&M (6-6) vs. Northwestern (6-6), Houston (Reliant Stadium)
Dec. 31 – 12:00 EST (ESPN)

Hyundai Sun Bowl
Georgia Tech (8-4) vs. Utah (7-5), El Paso, Texas (Sun Bowl)
Dec. 31 – 2:00 p.m. EST (CBS)

AutoZone Liberty Bowl
Cincinnati (9-3) vs. Vanderbilt (6-6), Memphis, Tenn. (Liberty Bowl)
Dec. 31 – 3:30 p.m. EST (ABC)

Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl
Illinois (6-6) vs. UCLA (6-7), San Francisco (AT&T Park)
Dec. 31 – 3:30 p.m. EST (ESPN)

Chick-fil-A Bowl
Virginia (8-4) vs. No. 25 Auburn (7-5), Atlanta (Georgia Dome)
Dec. 31 – 7:30 p.m. EST (ESPN)

TicketCity Bowl
No. 19 Houston (12-1) vs. No. 22 Penn State (9-3), Dallas (Cotton Bowl)
Jan. 2 – 12:00 p.m. EST (ESPNU)

Outback Bowl*
No. 17 Michigan State (10-3) vs. No. 16 Georgia (10-3), Tampa, Fla. (Raymond James Stadium)
Jan. 2 – 1:00 p.m. EST (ABC)

Capital One Bowl*
No. 20 Nebraska (9-3) vs. No. 9 South Carolina (10-2), Orlando, Fla. (Florida Citrus Bowl)
Jan. 2 – 1:00 p.m. EST (ESPN)

Taxslayer.com Gator Bowl
Ohio State (6-6) vs. Florida (6-6), Jacksonville, Fla. (EverBank Field)
Jan. 2 – 1:00 p.m. EST (ESPN2)

Rose Bowl Game presented by Vizio*
No. 10 Wisconsin (11-2) vs. No. 5 Oregon (11-2), Pasadena, Calif. (Rose Bowl)
Jan. 2 – 5:00 p.m. EST (ESPN)

Tostitos Fiesta*
No. 4 Stanford (11-1) vs. No. 3 Oklahoma State (11-1), Glendale, Ariz. (U. of Phoenix Stadium)
Jan. 2 – 8:30 p.m. EST (ESPN)

Allstate Sugar Bowl*
No. 13 Michigan (10-2) vs. No. 11 Virginia Tech (11-2), New Orleans (Louisiana Superdome)
Jan. 3 – 8:30 p.m. EST (ESPN)

Discover Orange Bowl*
No. 23 West Virginia (9-3)vs. No. 15 Clemson (10-3), Miami (Sun Life Stadium)
Jan. 4 – 8:30 p.m. EST (ESPN)

AT&T Cotton Bowl*
No. 8 Kansas State (10-2) vs. No. 6 Arkansas (10-2), Arlington, Texas (Cowboys Stadium)
Jan. 6 – 8:00 p.m. EST (FOX)

BBVA Compass Bowl
SMU (7-5) vs. Pittsburgh (6-6), Birmingham, Ala. (Legion Field)
Jan. 7 – 1:00 p.m. EST (ESPN)

GoDaddy.com Bowl
Arkansas State (10-2) vs. Northern Illinois (10-3), Mobile, Ala. (Ladd-Peebles Stadium)
Jan. 8 – 9:00 p.m. EST (ESPN)

 

Allstate BCS National Championship Game
No. 1 LSU (13-0) vs. No. 2 Alabama (11-1), New Orleans (Louisiana Superdome)
Jan. 9 – 8:30 p.m. EST (ESPN)