2017-2018 College Football Playoff & Bowl Matchups

2017-2018 College Football Playoff & Bowl Matchups

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2017-2018 College Football Playoff & Bowl Matchups

2017-2018 College Football Playoff & Bowl Matchups


What will the 2017-2018 College Football Playoff and bowl matchups be? What’s the schedule?


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This will change and be mixed around well before the 2017-2018 bowl season and College Football Playoff kicks in, but for now, these appear to be the matchups.

2018 College Football Playoff

College Football Playoff National Championship

Monday, January 8th, 2018
Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, GA
CFP vs. CFP

Rose Bowl

Monday, January 1st, 2018
Rose Bowl, Pasadena, CA
CFP vs. CFP

Sugar Bowl

Monday, January 1st, 2018
Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, LA
CFP vs. CFP

New Year’s Six Bowls

Capital One Orange Bowl

Saturday, December 30th, 2017
New Miami Stadium, Miami Gardens, FL
ACC vs. Big Ten or SEC or Notre Dame

Fiesta Bowl

Saturday, December 30th, 2017
University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, AZ
at-large vs. at-large

Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl

Monday, January 1st, 2018
Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, GA
At-large vs. At-large

Goodyear Cotton Bowl

Monday, January 1st, 2018
AT&T Stadium, Arlington, TX
at-large vs. at-large

2017-2018 Projected Bowl Matchups

The schedule and dates to come. This is the order the bowls were in last season.

Gildan New Mexico Bowl

University Stadium, Albuquerque, NM
Conference USA vs. Mountain West

Las Vegas Bowl

Sam Boyd Stadium, Las Vegas, NV
Mountain West vs. Pac-12

Raycom Media Camellia Bowl

Cramton Bowl, Montgomery, AL
MAC vs. Sun Belt

AutoNation Cure Bowl

Citrus Bowl Stadium, Orlando, FL,
American Athletic vs. Sun Belt

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl

Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, LA
Conference USA vs. Sun Belt

Miami Beach Bowl (NOTE: Name Will Be Changed)

Toyota Stadium, Frisco, TX
American Athletic vs. Sun Belt

Marmot Boca Raton Bowl

FAU Stadium, Boca Raton, FL
American Athletic vs. Conference USA

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

Albertson’s Stadium, Boise, ID
MAC vs. Mountain West

Popeyes Bahamas Bowl

Thomas Robinson Stadium, Nassau, Bahamas
Conference USA vs. MAC

Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl

Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, TX
Army vs. Big Ten 

Dollar General Bowl

Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Mobile, AL
MAC vs. Sun Belt

Hawai’i Bowl

Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, HI
American Athletic vs. Mountain West

St. Petersburg Bowl

American Athletic vs. Conference USA
Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, FL
ACC vs. Conference USA

Quick Lane Bowl

Ford Field, Detroit, MI
ACC vs. Big Ten
(MAC the conditional tie-in)

Camping World Independence Bowl

Independence Stadium, Shreveport, LA
ACC vs. SEC
(Conference USA the conditional tie-in)

Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl

Cotton Bowl Stadium, Dallas, TX
Big Ten vs. Conference USA
(Big 12 the conditional tie-in)

Military Bowl Presented By Northrup Grumman

Navy-Marine Corps. Stadium, Annapolis, MD
ACC vs. American Athletic

National Funding Holiday Bowl

Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, CA
Big Ten vs. Pac-12

Motel 6 Cactus Bowl

Chase Field, Phoenix, AZ
Big 12 vs. Pac-12
(Mountain West the conditional tie-in)

New Era Pinstripe Bowl

Yankee Stadium, Bronx, NY
ACC vs. Big Ten

Russell Athletic Bowl

Orlando Citrus Bowl, Orlando, FL
ACC vs. Big 12

Foster Farms Bowl

Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara, CA
Big Ten vs. Pac-12

AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl

NRG Stadium, Houston, TX
Big 12 vs. SEC

Birmingham Bowl

Legion Field, Birmingham, AL
American Athletic vs. SEC

Belk Bowl

Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, NC
ACC vs. SEC

Valero Alamo Bowl

Alamodome, San Antonio, TX
Big 12 vs. Pac-12

Hyundai Sun Bowl

Sun Bowl Stadium, El Paso, TX
ACC vs. Pac-12

AutoZone Liberty Bowl

Liberty Bowl, Memphis, TN
Big 12 vs. SEC

Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl

Nissan Stadium, Nashville, TN
SEC vs. Big Ten or ACC

NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl

Arizona Stadium, Tucson, AZ
Sun Belt vs. Mountain West

Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl

Camping World Stadium, Orlando, FL
SEC vs. Big Ten or ACC

TaxSlayer Bowl

EverBank Field, Jacksonville, FL
SEC vs. Big Ten or ACC

Outback Bowl

Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, FL
Big Ten vs. SEC

2017-2018 College Football Conference Bowl Tie-Ins

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