Preview 2017: College Football Playoff & Bowl Projections

Preview 2017: College Football Playoff & Bowl Projections

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Preview 2017: College Football Playoff & Bowl Projections

Preview 2017: College Football Playoff & Bowl Projections


Welcome to the 2017 Preview bowl projections, College Football Playoff first look, schedules and game times. See you in December.


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CFN Preview 2017: All 130 Team Previews
Bowl Tie-Ins & Affiliations

2017-2018 College Football Conference Bowl Tie-Ins

Conference Bowl Projections
AAC | ACC | Big Ten | Big 12 | C-USA
Ind | MAC | MW | Pac-12 | SEC | Sun Belt

2017-2018 Projected Bowl Matchups

*All times Eastern

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl

Saturday, December 16th, 2017
Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, LA
ESPN, 1:00 pm
Southern Miss vs. Appalachian State

AutoNation Cure Bowl

Saturday, December 16th, 2017
Citrus Bowl Stadium, Orlando, FL
CBS Sports Network, 2:30 pm
Georgia Southern vs. Tulsa

Las Vegas Bowl

Saturday, December 16th, 2017
Sam Boyd Stadium, Las Vegas, NV
ABC, 3:30 pm
Boise State vs. Arizona

Gildan New Mexico Bowl

Saturday, December 16th, 2017
University Stadium, Albuquerque, NM
ESPN, 4:30 pm
Louisiana Tech vs. San Diego State

Raycom Media Camellia Bowl

Saturday, December 16th, 2017
Cramton Bowl, Montgomery, AL
ESPN, 8:00 pm
Ohio vs. Arkansas State

Boca Raton Bowl

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017
FAU Stadium, Boca Raton, FL
ESPN, 7:00 pm
Cincinnati vs. Middle Tennessee

Frisco Bowl

Wednesday, December 20th, 2017
Toyota Stadium, Frisco, TX
Houston vs. Air Force (no Sun Belt team projected available)

St. Petersburg Bowl

Thursday, December 21st
Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, FL
ESPN, 8:00 pm
UCF vs. Florida Atlantic

Bahamas Bowl

Friday, December 22nd, 2017
Thomas Robinson Stadium, Nassau, Bahamas
ESPN, 12:30 pm
WKU vs. Toledo

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

Friday, December 22nd, 2017
Albertson’s Stadium, Boise, ID
ESPN, 4:00 pm
Wyoming vs. Bowling Green

Birmingham Bowl

Saturday, December 23rd, 2017
Legion Field, Birmingham, AL
ESPN, 12:00 pm
Memphis vs. Missouri 

Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl

Saturday, December 23rd, 2017
Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, TX
ESPN, 3:30 pm
Army vs. Indiana

Dollar General Bowl

Saturday, December 23rd, 2017
Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Mobile, AL
ESPN, 7:00 pm
Western Michigan vs. Troy

Hawai’i Bowl

Sunday, December 24th, 2017
Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, HI
ESPN, 8:30 pm
Temple vs. Colorado State

Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl

Tuesday, December 26th, 2017
Cotton Bowl Stadium, Dallas, TX
ESPN, 1:30 pm
Baylor vs. UTSA

Quick Lane Bowl

Tuesday, December 26th, 2017
Ford Field, Detroit, MI
ESPN, 5:15 pm
Syracuse vs. Nebraska 

Nov 5, 2016; Columbus, OH, USA; Nebraska Cornhuskers wide receiver Stanley Morgan Jr. (8) turns upfield in the first quarter under pressure from Ohio State Buckeyes linebacker Jerome Baker (17) at Ohio Stadium. Ohio State won the game 62-3. Mandatory Credit: Greg Bartram-USA TODAY Sports

Cactus Bowl

Tuesday, December 26th, 2017
Chase Field, Phoenix, AZ
ESPN, 9:00 pm
West Virginia vs. Arizona State 

Camping World Independence Bowl

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017
Independence Stadium, Shreveport, LA
ESPN, 1:30 pm
North Carolina vs. Mississippi State

New Era Pinstripe Bowl

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, NY
ESPN, 5:15 pm
Notre Dame vs. Minnesota

Foster Farms Bowl

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017
Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara, CA
FOX, 8:30 pm
Northwestern vs. Washington State

Texas Bowl

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017
NRG Stadium, Houston, TX
ESPN, 9:00 pm
LSU vs. Texas

Military Bowl Presented By Northrup Grumman

Thursday, December 28th, 2017
Navy-Marine Corps. Stadium, Annapolis, MD
ESPN, 1:30 pm
Pitt vs. Navy

Camping World Bowl

Thursday, December 28th, 2017
Orlando Citrus Bowl, Orlando, FL
ESPN, 5;15 pm
TCU vs. Miami

Valero Alamo Bowl

Thursday, December 28th, 2017
Alamodome, San Antonio, TX
ESPN, 9:00 pm
Oklahoma State vs. Oregon

San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl

Thursday, December 28th, 2017
Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, CA
FS1, 9:00 pm
Iowa vs. UCLA

Belk Bowl

Friday, December 29th, 2017
Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, NC
ESPN, 1:00 pm
NC State vs. Texas A&M

Hyundai Sun Bowl

Friday, December 29th, 2017
Sun Bowl Stadium, El Paso, TX
CBS, 2:00 pm
Virginia Tech vs. Utah

Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl

Friday, December 29th, 2017
Nissan Stadium, Nashville, TN
ESPN, 4:30 pm
Arkansas vs. Georgia Tech

TaxSlayer Bowl

Friday, December 29th, 2017
EverBank Field, Jacksonville, FL
ESPN, 12:00
Michigan State vs. South Carolina

AutoZone Liberty Bowl

Friday, December 29th, 2017
Liberty Bowl, Memphis, TN
ABC, 12:30 pm
Tennessee vs. Kansas State

NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl

Friday, December 29th, 2017
Arizona Stadium, Tucson, AZ
CBS Sports Network, 5:30 pm
New Mexico vs. BYU (no Sun Belt team projected available)

Outback Bowl

Monday, January 1st, 2018
Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, FL
ESPN2, 12:00 pm
Florida vs. Penn State

Citrus Bowl

Monday, January 1st, 2018
Camping World Stadium, Orlando, FL
ABC, 1:00 pm
Auburn vs. Louisville

New Year’s Six Bowls

Goodyear Cotton Bowl

Friday, December 29th, 2017
AT&T Stadium, Arlington, TX
ESPN, 8:30 pm
Oklahoma vs. Stanford

Capital One Orange Bowl

Saturday, December 30th, 2017
New Miami Stadium, Miami Gardens, FL
ESPN, 8:00 pm
Clemson vs. Ohio State

Fiesta Bowl

Saturday, December 30th, 2017
University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, AZ
ESPN, 4:00 pm
USC vs. Wisconsin

Oct 15, 2016; Tucson, AZ, USA; USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold (14) hands off to USC Trojans running back Ronald Jones II (25) during the first half at Arizona Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl

Monday, January 1st, 2018
Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, GA
ESPN, 12:30 pm
Georgia vs. South Florida

2018 College Football Playoff

Rose Bowl

Monday, January 1st, 2018
Rose Bowl, Pasadena, CA
ABC, 5:00 pm
Florida State vs. Washington

Nov 28, 2015; Gainesville, FL, USA; Florida State Seminoles defensive back Derwin James (3) during the second half at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. Florida State Seminoles defeated the Florida Gators 27-2. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Sugar Bowl

Monday, January 1st, 2018
Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, LA
ESPN, 8:45 pm
Alabama vs. Michigan

College Football Playoff National Championship

Monday, January 8th, 2018
Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, GA
ESPN, 8:00 pm
Alabama vs. Florida State

CFN Preview 2017: All 130 Team Previews
Bowl Tie-Ins & Affiliations

Conference Bowl Projections
AAC | ACC | Big Ten | Big 12 | C-USA
Ind | MAC | MW | Pac-12 | SEC | Sun Belt

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