College football bowl games 2022: Dates, times, matchups


The 2022-2023 college football bowl season is upon us.

The bowl schedule will be posted on ESPN on Selection Day, December 4, beginning at 12:00 p.m. ET. There are 43 bowl games this year, including the college football playoffs and national championship games. Bowl games begin with the Miami (Ohio) Redhawks taking on the UAB Blazers in the Bahamas Bowl on Friday, December 16 and conclude with the CFP National Championship on Monday, January 9.

Here’s a look at all of this season’s games (all times Eastern).

College Football Playoff Schedule

Saturday 31 December

CFP Semifinals at Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
TBD vs. TBD

Mercedes-Benz Stadium (Atlanta)
4 or 8 p.m., ESPN and the ESPN app

CFP Semifinals at the Vrbo Fiesta Bowl
TBD vs. TBD

State Farm Stadium (Glendale, Arizona)
4 or 8 p.m., ESPN and the ESPN app


Monday, January 9th

CFP National Championship Presented by AT&T
Winner of the semi-finals

SoFi Stadium (Inglewood, California)
7:30 p.m., ESPN and the ESPN app

Complete college football bowl schedule

Friday December 16th

Hometown Lenders Bahamas Bowl
Miami (Ohio) vs. UAB

Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium (Nassau, Bahamas)
11:30 a.m., ESPN and the ESPN app

Duluth Trading Cure Bowl
American/C-USA/MAC/Sunbelt

Exploria Stadium (Orlando, Florida)
3 p.m., ESPN and the ESPN app


Saturday December 17th

Wasabi Fenway Bowl
ACC/Notre Dame vs Americans

Fenway Park (Boston)
11 a.m., ESPN and the ESPN app

Cricket Celebration Bowl
MEAC vs SWAC

Mercedes-Benz Stadium (Atlanta)
Noon, ABC and the ESPN app

New Mexico bowl
American/C-USA/MW/Sunbelt

University Stadium (Albuquerque, New Mexico)
2:15 p.m., ESPN and the ESPN app

Jimmy Kimmel LA Bowl Presented by Stifel
Pac-12 versus Mountain West

SoFi Stadium (Inglewood, California)
3:30 p.m., ABC and the ESPN app

Lending Tree Bowl
MAC vs Sunbelt

Hancock Whitney Stadium (Mobile, Alabama)
5:45 p.m., ESPN and the ESPN app

SRS Distribution Las Vegas Bowl
Pac-12 vs SEC

Allegiant Stadium (Las Vegas)
7:30 p.m., ABC and the ESPN app

Frisco bowl
American/C-USA/MAC/MW/Sunbelt

Toyota Stadium (Frisco, Texas)
9:15 p.m., ESPN and the ESPN app


Monday 19 December

Myrtle Beach Bowl
C-USA/MAC/Sunbelt

Brooks Stadium (Conway, South Carolina)
2:30 p.m., ESPN and the ESPN app


Tuesday, December 20th

Famous potato bowl from Idaho
Mountain West vs. MAC

Albertsons Stadium (Boise, Idaho)
3:30 p.m., ESPN and the ESPN app

RoofClaim.com Boca Raton Shell
American/C-USA/MAC/MW/Sunbelt

FAU Stadium (Boca Raton, Florida)
7:30 p.m., ESPN and the ESPN app


Wednesday December 21st

R+L Carriers New Orleans bowl
Sun Belt vs. C-USA

Caesar’s Superdome (New Orleans)
9 p.m., ESPN and the ESPN app


Thursday 22 December

Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl
American vs. C-USA

Amon G. Carter Stadium (Fort Worth, Texas)
7:30 p.m., ESPN and the ESPN app


Friday 23 December

Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl
American vs Army

Independence Stadium (Shreveport, Louisiana)
3 p.m., ESPN and the ESPN app

Union Home Mortgage Gasparilla Bowl
American/ACC/Big 12/C-USA/MAC/MW/Pac-12/SEC/BYU/Army

Raymond James Stadium (Tampa, Florida)
6:30 p.m., ESPN and the ESPN app


Saturday December 24th

Easy Post Hawaii Bowl
State of Middle Tennessee vs. State of San Diego

Clarence TC Ching Athletics Complex (Honolulu)
8 p.m., ESPN and the ESPN app

Quick Lane Bowl
Big Ten vs MAC

Ford Field
2:30 p.m., ESPN and the ESPN app


Tuesday, December 27th

Camellia Bowl Cramton Bowl
MAC vs Sunbelt

(Montgomery, Alabama)
Midday, ESPN and the ESPN App

SERVPRO first aid shell
Big 12/ACC/American/C-USA

Gerald J. Ford Stadium (Dallas)
Time TBD, ESPN and the ESPN App

TicketSmarter Birmingham Bowl
SEC vs Americans

Protective Life Stadium (Birmingham, Alabama)
Time TBD, ESPN and the ESPN App

Guaranteed rate bowl
Big 12 versus Big Ten

Hunting Field (Phoenix)
10:15 p.m., ESPN and the ESPN app


Wednesday December 28th

Military Bowl Presented by Peraton Navy-Marine Corps
ACC/ND vs. American

Memorial Stadium (Annapolis, Maryland)
2 p.m., ESPN and the ESPN app

AutoZone Freedom Bowl Freedom Bowl
Big 12 vs. SEC

Memorial Stadium (Memphis, Tennessee)
5:30 p.m., ESPN and the ESPN app

San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl
Pac-12 vs ACC

Petco Park (San Diego)
8 p.m. Fox

Tax Act Texas Bowl
Big 12 vs. SEC

NRG Stadium (Houston)
9 p.m., ESPN and the ESPN app


Thursday 29 December

Bad Boy Mower Pinstripe Shell
ACC/ND vs. Big Ten

Yankee Stadium (New York)
2 p.m., ESPN and the ESPN app

Cheez-It Bowl
ACC/ND vs Big 12

Camping World Stadium (Orlando)
5:30 p.m., ESPN and the ESPN app

Valero Alamo bowl
Big 12 versus Pac-12

Alamodome (San Antonio)
9 p.m., ESPN and the ESPN app


Friday December 30th

Duke’s Mayo Bowl
ACC/Notre Dame vs. Big Ten/SEC

Bank of America Stadium (Charlotte, North Carolina)
Midday, ESPN and the ESPN App

Tony the Tiger Sun Bowl
ACC/Notre Dame vs. Pac-12

Sun Bowl Stadium (El Paso, Texas)
2 p.m., CBS

TaxSlayer Gator shell
SEC vs ACC/ND

TIAA bank field (Jacksonville, Florida)
3:30 p.m., ESPN and the ESPN app

Bar stool sports Arizona Bowl
Mountain West vs. MAC

Arizona Stadium (Tucson, Arizona)
4:30 p.m

Capital One Orange Peel
ACC vs. Big Ten/SEC/ND

Hard Rock Stadium (Miami Gardens, Florida)
Time TBD, ESPN and the ESPN App


Saturday 31 December

TransPerfect Music City Bowl
SEC vs. Big Ten/ND

Nissan Stadium (Nashville, Tennessee)
Noon, ABC and the ESPN app

Allstate Sugar Bowl
SEC vs. Big 12

Caesar’s Superdome (New Orleans)
Midday, ESPN and the ESPN App


Monday, January 2nd

ReliaQuest Bowl
SEC vs. Big Ten/ACC

Raymond James Stadium (Tampa)
Midday, ESPN2 and the ESPN App

citrus peel
Big Ten vs. SEC

Camping World Stadium (Orlando)
1 p.m., ABC and the ESPN app

Goodyear cotton bowl
At Large vs. At Large

Classic AT&T Stadium (Arlington, Texas)
1 p.m., ESPN and the ESPN app

Rose bowl game
Big Ten versus Pac-12

Rose Bowl (Pasadena, California)
5 p.m., ESPN and the ESPN app