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Complete List of 2016-17 College Football Bowl Games

2016-17 college football bowl gamesOkay it has all been decided and that means that the complete list of 2016-17 college football bowl games is available. The first bowl games are played on Dec 17 and the last two games are played on Jan 2, 2017. From those final two bowls, the two teams that will battle for the national title on Jan. 9 are chosen. Here is the list of 2016-17 college football bowl games. We’ve listed the present spread for each game.

Saturday, December 17, 2016

Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl

North Carolina Central vs. Grambling
(Noon ET, ABC, Georgia Dome, Atlanta)
No Odds Posted

Gildan New Mexico Bowl

New Mexico vs. Texas-San Antonio
(2 p.m., ESPN, University Stadium, Albuquerque, New Mexico)
New Mexico -7.5

Las Vegas Bowl presented by Geico

Houston vs. San Diego State
(3:30 p.m., ABC, Sam Boyd Stadium, Las Vegas)
Houston -3.0

Raycom Media Camellia Bowl

Appalachian State vs. Toledo
(5:30 p.m., ESPN, Cramton Bowl, Montgomery, Alabama)
Toledo -2.5

AutoNation Cure Bowl

UCF vs. Arkansas State
(5:30 p.m., CBS Sports Network, Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Florida)
UCF -6.5

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl

Southern Mississippi vs. Louisiana-Lafayette
(9 p.m., ESPN, Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans)
Southern Mississippi -2.0

Monday, December 19, 2016

Miami Beach Bowl

Central Michigan vs. Tulsa
(2:30 p.m., ESPN, Marlins Park, Miami)
Tulsa -11.0

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

San Boca Raton Bowl

Memphis vs. Western Kentucky
(7 p.m., ESPN, FAU Stadium, Boca Raton, Florida)
Western Kentucky -6.5

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl

BYU vs. Wyoming
(9 p.m., ESPN, Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego)
BYU -7.5

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

Idaho vs. Colorado State
(7 p.m., ESPN, Albertsons Stadium, Boise, Idaho)
Colorado State -14.0

Friday, December 23, 2016

Popeyes Bahamas Bowl

Eastern Michigan vs. Old Dominion
(1 p.m., ESPN, Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium, Nassau, Bahamas)
Old Dominion -2.5

Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl

Louisiana Tech vs. No. 25 Navy
(4:30 p.m., ESPN, Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, Texas)
No Odds Posted

Dollar General Bowl

Ohio vs. Troy
(8 p.m., ESPN, Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Mobile, Alabama)
Troy -3.5

Saturday, December 24, 2016

Hawaii Bowl

Hawaii vs. Middle Tennessee
(8 p.m., ESPN, Aloha Stadium, Honolulu)
No Odds Posted

Monday, December 26, 2016

St. Petersburg Bowl

Miami (Ohio) vs. Mississippi State
(11 a.m., ESPN, Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, Florida)
Mississippi State -13

Quick Lane Bowl

Maryland vs. Boston College
(2:30 p.m., ESPN, Ford Field, Detroit)
Boston College -1.0

Camping World Independence Bowl

NC State vs. Vanderbilt
(5 p.m., ESPN2, Independence Stadium, Shreveport, Louisiana)
NC State -3.0

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl

Army vs. North Texas
(noon, ESPN, Cotton Bowl, Dallas)
No Odds Posted

Military Bowl Presented by Northrop Grumman

No. 24 Temple vs. Wake Forest
(3:30 p.m., ESPN, Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis, Maryland)
Temple -13

National Funding Holiday Bowl

Minnesota vs. Washington State
(7 p.m., ESPN, Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego)
Washington State -6.0

Motel 6 Cactus Bowl

Boise State vs. Baylor
(10:15 p.m., ESPN, Chase Field, Phoenix)
Boise State -10

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

New Era Pinstripe Bowl

No. 23 Pittsburgh vs. Northwestern
(2 p.m., ESPN, Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York)
Pittsburgh -3.0

Russell Athletic Bowl

No. 16 West Virginia vs. Miami Florida
(5:30 p.m., ESPN, Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Florida)
Miami Florida -1.0

Foster Farms Bowl

Indiana vs. No. 19 Utah
(8:30 p.m., Fox, Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara, California)
Utah -7.0

AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl

Texas A&M vs. Kansas State
(9 p.m., ESPN, NRG Stadium, Houston, Texas)
Texas A&M -2.5

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Birmingham Bowl

South Florida vs. South Carolina
(2 p.m., ESPN, Legion Field, Birmingham, Alabama)
South Florida -10.0

Belk Bowl

Arkansas vs. No. 22 Virginia Tech
(5:30 p.m., ESPN, Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, North Carolina)
No. 22 Virginia Tech -6.0

Valero Alamo Bowl

No. 12 Oklahoma State vs. No. 10 Colorado
(9 p.m., ESPN, Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas)
No. 10 Colorado -3.0

Friday, December 30, 2016

AutoZone Liberty Bowl

Georgia vs. TCU
(Noon, ESPN, Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, Memphis, Tennessee)
Georgia -1.5

Hyundai Sun Bowl

No. 18 Stanford vs. North Carolina
(2 p.m., CBS Sun Bowl, El Paso, Texas)
No. 18 Stanford -2.5

Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl

Nebraska vs. No. 21 Tennessee
(3:30 p.m., ESPN, Nissan Stadium, Nashville, Tennessee)
No. 21 Tennessee -3.0

Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl

South Alabama vs. Air Force
(5:30 p.m., Campus Insiders, Arizona Stadium, Tucson, Arizona)
Air Force -14.0

Capital One Orange Bowl

No. 6 Michigan vs. No. 11 Florida State
(8 p.m., ESPN, Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida)
No. 6 Michigan -7.0

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl

No. 20 LSU vs. No. 13 Louisville
(11 a.m., ABC, Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Florida)

TaxSlayer Bowl

Georgia Tech vs. Kentucky
(11 a.m., ESPN, EverBank Field, Jacksonville, Florida)
No Odds Posted

Monday, January 2, 2017

Outback Bowl

No. 17 Florida vs. Iowa
(1 p.m., ABC, Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida)
No Odds Posted

Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic

No. 15 Western Michigan vs. No. 8 Wisconsin
(1 p.m., ESPN, AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas)
No. 8 Wisconsin -7.0

Rose Bowl Game Presented by Northwestern Mutual

No. 9 USC vs. No. 5 Penn State
(5 p.m., ESPN, Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California)
No. 9 USC -7.0

Allstate Sugar Bowl

No. 14 Auburn vs. No. 7 Oklahoma
(8:30 p.m., ESPN, Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans)
No. 7 Oklahoma -4.5

College Football Playoffs Semi-Finals- Saturday, December 31, 2016

Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl

No. 4 Washington vs. No. 1 Alabama
(3 p.m., ESPN, Georgia Dome, Atlanta)
No. 1 Alabama -16.5

PlayStation Fiesta Bowl

No. 3 Ohio State vs. No. 2 Clemson
(7 p.m., ESPN, University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, Arizona)
No. 3 Ohio State -3.0

Monday, January 9, 2017

College Football Playoff National Championship

Teams TBD
(8 p.m., ESPN, Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida)
No Odds Posted

2016-17 College Football Bowl Games

That’s our complete list of 2016-17 college football bowl games. For more information on the selection of the College Football Playoffs teams, please see our article on the process. One thing is certain about the 2016-17 college football bowl games- there will be plenty of sports betting action.


Paul has been writing about sports betting and sports for more than a decade, offering picks on the NFL, MLB, NHL, and NBA, as well as on college sports and European football. He's written thousands of season and post-season previews, innumerable articles on sports betting strategies, and various books on sports and sports betting.

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