2015-16 bowl schedule/results
From the Wildcats vs. Lobos to the Sooners, Tigers, Spartans and Crimson Tide battling for the title, here's the slate:
BOWL DATE RESULT HIGHLIGHTS
New Mexico Dec. 19 Arizona 45, New Mexico 37 Anu Solomon passes for two TDs and rushes for one for the Wildcats.
Las Vegas Dec. 19 Utah 35, Brigham Young 28 Utes bolt to 35-0 first-quarter lead, with two pick-sixes being key.
Camellia Dec. 19 Appalachian State 31, Ohio U. 29 Mountaineers rally from 17-point fourth-quarter deficit to win first bowl.
Cure Dec. 19 San Jose St. 27, Georgia State 16 Spartans QB Kenny Potter passes and rushes for a TD in the fourth quarter.
New Orleans Dec. 19 La. Tech 47, Arkansas State 28 Jeff Driskel passes for 457 yards and three TDs for the Bulldogs.
Miami Beach Dec. 21 W. Kentucky 45, S. Florida 35 Brandon Doughty passes for 461 yards and three TDs for the Hilltoppers.
Idaho Potato Dec. 22 Akron 23, Utah State 21 Robert Stein's three field goals help Zips earn first bowl victory.
Boca Raton Dec. 22 Toledo 32, Temple 17 Phillip Ely's 80-yard TD pass to Cody Thompson boosts Rockets.
Poinsettia Dec. 23 Boise State 55, Northern Illinois 7 How dominant were the Broncos? They outgained the Huskies 644-33.
GoDaddy Dec. 23 Ga. Southern 58, Bowling Green 27 Fill-in QB Favian Upshaw rushes for 199 yards and four TDs.
Bahamas Dec. 24 W. Michigan 45, Middle Tenn. 31 Jamauri Bogan rushes 19 times for 215 yards and four TDs for Broncos.
Hawaii Dec. 24 San Diego State 45, Cincinnati 7 Rashaad Penny's 100-yard kickoff return to open game sets the tone.
St. Petersburg Saturday, Marshall 16, Connecticut 10 Thundering Herd moves to 4-0 in bowls under coach Doc Holliday.
Sun Saturday Wash. State 20, Miami (Fla.) 14 Luke Falk's TD passes lead Cougars to their first bowl win since 2003.
Heart of Dallas Saturday Washington 44, So. Miss. 31 Myles Gaskin rushes for 181 yards and four TDs for the Huskies.
Pinstripe Saturday Duke 44, Indiana 41 (OT) Blue Devils win when Hoosiers FG attempt in OT is ruled no good.
Independence Saturday Virginia Tech 55, Tulsa 52 Hokies hang on as coach Frank Beamer finishes with 238-121-2 record.
Foster Farms Saturday Nebraska 37, UCLA 29 Huskers improve to 6-7 on the strength of 326 rushing yards.
BOWL GAME INFORMATION MATCHUP
Military Monday, Annapolis, Md.; 1:30 p.m., ESPN Pittsburgh (8-4) vs. Navy (10-2)
Quick Lane Monday, Detroit, 4 p.m., ESPN2 Central Michigan (7-5) vs. Gophers (5-7)
Armed Forces Tuesday, Fort Worth, Texas; 1 p.m., ESPN California (7-5) vs. Air Force (8-5)
Russell Athletic Tuesday, Orlando, Fla.; 4:30 p.m., ESPN North Carolina (11-2) vs. Baylor (9-3)
Arizona Tuesday, Tucson, Ariz.; 6:30 p.m., ASN Nevada (6-6) vs. Colorado State (7-5)
Texas Tuesday, Houston, 8 p.m., ESPN LSU (8-3) vs. Texas Tech (7-5)
Birmingham Wednesday, Birmingham, Ala.; 11 a.m., ESPN Auburn (6-6) vs. Memphis (9-3)
Belk Wednesday, Charlotte, N.C.; 2:30 p.m., ESPN N.C. State (7-5) vs. Mississippi State (8-4)
Music City Wednesday, Nashville, Tenn.; 6 p.m., ESPN Texas A&M (8-4) vs. Louisville (7-5)
Holiday Wednesday, San Diego, 9:30 p.m., ESPN Southern Cal (8-5) vs. Wisconsin (9-3)
Peach Thursday, Atlanta, 11 a.m., ESPN Houston (12-1) vs. Florida State (10-2)
Outback Friday, Tampa, Fla.; 11 a.m., ESPN2 Northwestern (10-2) vs. Tennessee (8-4)
Citrus Friday, Orlando, Fla.; noon, Ch. 5 Michigan (9-3) vs. Florida (10-3)
Fiesta Friday, Glendale, Ariz.; noon, ESPN Notre Dame (10-2) vs. Ohio State (11-1)
Rose Friday, Pasadena, Calif.; 4 p.m., ESPN Stanford (11-2) vs. Iowa (12-1)
Sugar Friday, New Orleans, 7:30 p.m., ESPN Oklahoma State (10-2) vs. Ole Miss (9-3)
TaxSlayer Saturday, Jacksonville, Fla.; 11 a.m., ESPN Penn State (7-5) vs. Georgia (9-3)
Liberty Saturday, Memphis, Tenn.; 2:30 p.m., ESPN Kansas State (6-6) vs. Arkansas (7-5)
Alamo Saturday, San Antonio, 5:45 p.m., ESPN Oregon (9-3) vs. TCU (10-2)
Cactus Saturday, Phoenix, 9:15 p.m., ESPN West Virginia (7-5) vs. Arizona State (6-6)
College Football Playoff
Orange (semifinal) Thursday, Miami Gardens, Fla.; 3 p.m., ESPN No. 4 Oklahoma (11-1) vs. No. 1 Clemson (13-0)
Cotton (semifinal) Thursday, Arlington, Texas; 7 p.m., ESPN No. 3 Michigan State (12-1) vs. No. 2 Alabama (12-1)
Championship Jan. 11, Glendale, Ariz.; 7:30 p.m., ESPN Semifinal winners