There is no offseason in college football. College football fans and sports bettors are always looking ahead, especially with how important schedules are to a college football season. The three games every college football fan is looking towards are in the college footbal playoffs, and now we know exactly which days they will be played. Get your calendars ready!

With the 2021-2022 college football season expected to be back to normal (relatively) a year removed from the COVID-19 CFB season, the schedule for the bowl games has been released for December 2021 into January 2022. This includes the dates of the National Championship, the semi-finals, which games are played on New Years Day and more. The National Title game will take place on January 10th in Indianapolis, but there are dozens of bowl games leading up to it.

Here is the full list of bowl games this year, along with college football odds for Week 1 courtesy of DraftKings Sportsbook, BetMGM Sportsbook, and other legal sportsbooks.


College Football Bowl Schedule 2021-22


Bahamas Bowl: December 17, 12:00 p.m., ESPN, Nassau, Bahamas
Cure Bowl: December 17, 6:00 p.m., ESPN2, Orlando, FL
Boca Raton Bowl: December 18, 11:00 a.m., ESPN, Boca Raton, FL
Celebration Bowl*: December 18, 12:00 p.m., ABC, Atlanta, GA
New Mexico Bowl: December 18, 2:15 p.m., ESPN, Albuquerque, NM
Independence Bowl: December 18, 3:30 p.m., ABC, Shreveport, LA
LendingTree Bowl: December 18, 5:45 p.m., ESPN, Mobile, AL
LA Bowl: December 18, 7:30 p.m., ABC, Los Angeles, CA
New Orleans Bowl: December 18, 9:15 p.m., ESPN, New Orleans, LA
Myrtle Beach Bowl: December 20, 2:30 p.m., ESPN, Myrtle Beach, SC
Famous Idaho Potato Bowl: December 21, 3:30 p.m., ESPN, Boise, ID
Frisco Bowl: December 21, 7:30 p.m., ESPN, Frisco, TX
Armed Forces Bowl: December 22, TBD, ESPN, Fort Worth, TX
Gasparilla Bowl: December 23, 7:00 p.m., ESPN, Tampa, FL
Hawai’i Bowl: December 24, 8:00 p.m., ESPN, Honolulu, HI
Camellia Bowl: December 25, 2:30 p.m., ESPN, Montgomery, AL
Quick Lane Bowl: December 27, 11:00 a.m., ESPN, Detroit, MI
Military Bowl: December 27, 2:30 p.m., ESPN, Annapolis, MD
Birmingham Bowl: December 28, 12:00 p.m., ESPN, Birmingham, AL
First Responder Bowl: December 28, 3:15 p.m., ESPN, University Park, TX
Liberty Bowl: December 28, 6:45 p.m., ESPN, Memphis, TN
Guaranteed Rate Bowl: December 28, 10:15 p.m., ESPN, Phoenix, AZ
Fenway Bowl: December 29, 11:00 a.m., ESPN, Boston, MA
Pinstripe Bowl: December 29, 2:15 p.m., ESPN, Bronx, NY
Cheez-It Bowl: December 29, 5:45 p.m., ESPN, Orlando, FL
Alamo Bowl: December 29, 9:15 p.m., ESPN, San Antonio, TX
Duke’s Mayo Bowl: December 30, 11:30 a.m., ESPN, Charlotte, NC
Music City Bowl: December 30, 3:00 p.m., ESPN, Nashville, TN
Peach Bowl: December 30, 7:00 p.m., ESPN, Atlanta, GA
Las Vegas Bowl: December 30, 10:30 p.m., ESPN, Las Vegas, NV
Gator Bowl: December 31, 11:00 a.m., ESPN, Jacksonville, FL
Sun Bowl: December 31, 12:30 p.m., CBS, El Paso, TX
Orange Bowl: December 31, 3:30 p.m. or 7:30 p.m., ESPN, Miami, FL
Cotton Bowl: December 31, 3:30 p.m. or 7:30 p.m., ESPN, Arlington, TX
Outback Bowl: January 1, 12:00 p.m., ESPN2, Tampa, FL
Fiesta Bowl: January 1, 1:00 p.m., ESPN, Phoenix, AZ
Citrus Bowl: January 1, 1:00 p.m., ABC, Glendale, AZ
Rose Bowl: January 1, 5:00 p.m., ESPN, Pasadena, CA
Sugar Bowl: January 1, 8:45 p.m., ESPN, New Orleans, LA
Texas Bowl: January 4, TBD, ESPN, Houston, TX
Holiday Bowl: TBD, Fox/FS1, San Diego, CA
Redbox Bowl: TBD, TBD, San Francisco, CA
Arizona Bowl: TBD, TBD, Tuscon, AZ
National Championship Game: January 10, 8:00 p.m., ESPN, Indianapolis, IN

^ Bold is New Year’s Six games
* Celebration Bowl is an FCS game featuring the winners of the MEAC and SWAC conferences


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