2018 Bowl Games: Schedule, announcements, College Football Playoff selections

The wild and wacky process of sorting through the college football bowl game selections has come and gone. The 2018 season is officially behind us, save for Army-Navy (live next Saturday on CBS), and bowl season is officially here. The College Football Playoff field has been set and the New Year’s Six matchups have been paired. Plus, there are 33 more bowls between Dec. 15 and Jan. 1. It’s the best time of the year with something for everyone when it comes to postseason play.

CBS Sports was be with you the entire day updating this page with every new bowl game announcement as the process unfolded, beginning with the CFP field all the way through the first set of games on Dec. 15. Check out the entire CFP along with the New Year’s Six games below and keep scrolling for the remainder of the bowl slate. 

2019 College Football Playoff

Date Game / Loc. Time / TV Matchup Teams

Jan. 7

National Championship
Santa Clara, Calif.

8 p.m.
ESPN

Title game Semifinal winners

Dec. 29

Orange Bowl
Miami

8 p.m.
ESPN

Semifinal

(1) Alabama vs. (4) Oklahoma

Dec. 29

Cotton Bowl
Arlington, Texas

4 p.m.
ESPN

Semifinal

(2) Clemson vs. (3) Notre Dame

Selection committee bowl games

Date Bowl / Loc. Time / TV Matchup Teams

Jan. 1

Sugar
New Orleans

8:45 p.m.
ESPN

SEC vs. Big 12

Georgia vs. Texas

Jan. 1

Rose
Pasadena, Calif.

5 p.m.
ESPN

Big Ten vs. Pac-12

Ohio State vs. Washington    

Jan. 1

Fiesta
Glendale, Ariz.

1 p.m.
ESPN

At-large vs. At-large

LSU vs. UCF

Dec. 29

Peach
Atlanta

Noon
ESPN

At-large vs. At-large

Florida vs. Michigan

Other bowl games

Date BowlLocation Time (TV) Matchup Jan. 1 Citrus Orlando, Fla. 1 p.m. (ABC) Kentucky vs. Penn State Jan. 1 Outback Tampa, Fla. Noon (ESPN2) Mississippi State vs. Iowa Dec. 31 Sun El Paso, Tex. 2 p.m. (CBS) Pitt vs. Stanford Dec. 31 Taxslayer Jacksonville, Fla.  7:30 p.m. (ESPN) Texas AM vs. NC State Dec. 31 Holiday San Diego, Calif. 7 p.m. (FS1) Northwestern vs. Utah Dec. 31 Liberty Memphis                  3:45 p.m. (ESPN) Missouri vs. Oklahoma State Dec. 31 Redbox Santa Clara, Calif. 3 p.m. (FOX) Michigan State vs. Oregon Dec. 31 Military  Annapolis, Md. Noon (ESPN) Cincinnati vs. Virginia Tech Dec. 29        Arizona Tucson, Ariz. 1:15 p.m. (CBSSN) Nevada vs. Arkansas State Dec. 29 Belk Charlotte, N.C. 12:30 p.m. (ABC) South Carolina vs. Virginia Dec. 28 Alamo San Antonio, Tex. 9 p.m. (ESPN) Iowa State vs. Washington State Dec. 28 Camping World Orlando, Fla. 5:15 p.m. (ESPN)  West Virginia vs. Syracuse Dec. 28 Music City Nashville, Tenn. 1:30 p.m. (ESPN) Auburn vs. Purdue Dec. 27 Texas Houston, Tex. 9 p.m. (ESPN) Baylor vs. Vanderbilt Dec. 27 Pinstripe New York 5:15 p.m. (ESPN) Wisconsin vs. Miami                                    Dec. 27 Independence Shreveport, La. 1:30 p.m. (ESPN) Temple vs. Duke Dec. 26 Cheez-It Phoenix, Ariz. 9 p.m. (ESPN) TCU vs. Cal Dec. 26 Quick Lane Detroit, Mich. 5:15 p.m. (ESPN) Minnesota vs. Georgia Tech  Dec. 26 First Responder Dallas, Tex. 1:30 p.m. (ESPN) Boston College vs. Boise State Dec. 22 Hawaii Honolulu 10:30 p.m. (ESPN) Hawaii vs. La. Tech Dec. 22 Dollar General Mobile, Ala. 7 p.m. (ESPN) Buffalo vs. Troy Dec. 22 Armed Forces Fort Worth, Tex. 3:30 p.m. (ESPN) Army vs. Houston Dec. 22 Birmingham Birmingham, Ala. Noon (ESPN) Memphis vs. Wake Forest Dec. 21 Idaho Potato Boise, Idaho 4 p.m. (ESPN) BYU vs. Western Michigan Dec. 21 Bahamas Nassau, Bah. 12:30 p.m. (ESPN) Toledo vs. FIU Dec. 20 Gasparilla Tampa, Fla. 8 p.m. (ESPN) Marshall vs. S. Florida Dec. 19 Frisco Frisco, Tex. 8 p.m. (ESPN) Ohio vs. San Diego State Dec. 18 Boca Raton Boca Raton, Fla. 7 p.m. (ESPN) UAB vs. N. Illinois Dec. 15 New Orleans New Orleans, La. 9 p.m. (ESPN) Appalachian State vs. MTSU Dec. 15 Camellia Montgomery, Ala. 5:30 p.m. (ESPN) E. Michigan vs. Ga. Southern Dec. 15 Las Vegas Las Vegas, Nev. 3:30 p.m. (ABC) Arizona State vs. Fresno State  Dec. 15 Cure Orlando, Fla. 2:30 p.m. (CBSSN) Tulane vs. Louisiana Dec. 15 New Mexico Albuquerque, N.M. 2 p.m. (ESPN) N. Texas vs. Utah State

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