College football bowl schedule for the 2020 season


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Published 12:47 p.m. ET Oct. 30, 2020 | Updated 12:47 a.m. ET Dec. 22, 2020

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The College Football Playoff selection committee chose Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State and Notre Dame to compete for the National Championship and the most recent Amway Coaches poll tells a similar story.

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Everything in college football has been impacted by COVID-19, so it’s no surprise that bowl season will look very different than we have come to appreciate during the holidays.

A total of 29 postseason games in the Football Bowl Subdivision are set to take place in December and January. It’s a slimmed-down schedule from the original plan for 43 with games called off due to health concerns and teams opting out.

The College Football Playoff semifinals will be held on Jan. 1 at the Rose Bowl, which has moved to Arlington, Texas, and the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans. The national championship game will wrap up the bowl season on Jan. 11 in Miami Gardens, Florida.

A look at the lineup (all times Eastern):

Dec. 21 – Myrtle Beach Bowl:Appalachian State 56, North Texas 28

Dec. 22 – Idaho Potato Bowl: Tulane vs. Nevada, ESPN, 3:30 p.m.

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