ESPN releases 38-game 2016-17 college football bowl schedule

Who is ready to go bowling? While the 2016-17 college football season is still months away, the fine folks at ESPN ramped up the excitement by releasing the loaded schedule for this year’s 38-game bowl schedule. 13 of the bowl games will be owned and operated by ESPN Events.

The busy bowl season will kickoff on Saturday, Dec. 17, with a tripleheader on ESPN and a doubleheader on ABC.

It will all come to an end with the College Football Playoff National Championship game on Monday, Jan. 9. The national championship will air on ESPN, as will the national semifinals which will be held just over a week earlier on Dec. 31.

You can view ESPN’s 2016-17 college football bowl game schedule in its entirety below:

Date Time (ET) Game Network
Sat, Dec. 17 Noon Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl ABC
2 p.m. Gildan New Mexico Bowl ESPN
3:30 p.m. Las Vegas Bowl ABC
5:30 p.m. Raycom Media Camellia Bowl ESPN
9 p.m. R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl ESPN
Mon, Dec. 19 2:30 p.m. Miami Beach Bowl ESPN
Tue, Dec. 20 7 p.m. Marmot Boca Raton Bowl ESPN
Wed, Dec. 21 9 p.m. San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl ESPN
Thu, Dec. 22 7 p.m. Famous Idaho Potato Bowl ESPN
Fri, Dec. 23 1 p.m. Popeyes Bahamas Bowl ESPN
4:30 p.m. Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl ESPN
8 p.m. GoDaddy Bowl ESPN
Sat, Dec. 24 8 p.m. Hawai’i Bowl ESPN
Mon, Dec. 26 11 a.m. St. Petersburg Bowl ESPN
2:30 p.m. Quick Lane Bowl ESPN
5 p.m. Camping World Independence Bowl ESPN2
Tue, Dec. 27 Noon Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl ESPN
3:30 p.m. Military Bowl Presented by Northrop Grumman ESPN
7 p.m. Holiday Bowl ESPN
10:15 p.m. Cactus Bowl ESPN
Wed, Dec. 28 2 p.m. New Era Pinstripe Bowl ESPN
5:30 p.m. Russell Athletic Bowl ESPN
9 p.m. AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl ESPN
Thur, Dec. 29 2 p.m. Birmingham Bowl ESPN
5:30 p.m. Belk Bowl ESPN
9 p.m. Valero Alamo Bowl ESPN
Fri, Dec. 30 Noon AutoZone Liberty Bowl ESPN
3:30 p.m. Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl ESPN
8 p.m. Capital One Orange Bowl ESPN
Sat, Dec. 31 11 a.m. Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl ABC
11 a.m. TaxSlayer Bowl ESPN
3 p.m. or 7 p.m. College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl ESPN
3 p.m. or 7 p.m. College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Fiesta Bowl ESPN
Mon, Jan. 2 1p.m. Outback Bowl ABC
1 p.m. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic ESPN
5 p.m. Rose Bowl Game Presented by Northwestern Mutual ESPN
8:30 p.m. Allstate Sugar Bowl ESPN

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