2015-2016 College Football Bowl Game AND Playoff Schedule - List of Bowl Games and Playoff Games

Here is the 2015-2016 schedule of college football playoffs and bowl games. This season we continue the four team playoff format to determine a national champion. It is rumored that we also move to a total of 43 post-season games (including the playoffs), up from 39 last year. The rumored bowls are not all listed here because they have not been formally announced. In addition, many bowls shown below might not be listed in the order that they will occur until dates and times are finalized. Updates to this list will be posted here as they become available.

 

If you are looking for scores of bowl games from past years, then go to the bottom of the caption to find links to each year in history.

 

Be sure to come back to this page on Sunday, December 6, 2015 when we will post bowl and playoff team match-ups LIVE on Bowl Selection Sunday! We will also post scores for all of the games as soon as the final comes in, so keep this page handy.

 

DO NOT MAKE TRAVEL PLANS BASED ON THESE DATES, TIMES AND LOCATIONS. THEY ARE TENTATIVE! CHECK ALL INFORMATION VIA YOUR LOCAL LISTINGS AND BOWL WEBSITES.

 

Cure Bowl, Sat. Dec. 19, TBA, CBSSN

The American vs. Sun Belt

 

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl, TBA, TBA

C-USA vs. MAC, New Orleans, LA, Mercedes-Benz Superdome

 

Gildan New Mexico Bowl, TBA, TBA

C-USA vs. MWC, Albuquerque, NM, University Stadium,

 

Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl, TBA, TBA

Pac-12 vs. MWC, Las Vegas, NV, Sam Boyd Stadium

 

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, TBA, TBA

MAC vs. MWC, Boise, ID, Bronco Stadium

 

Raycom Media Camellia Bowl, TBA, TBA

MAC vs. Sun Belt, Montgomery, AL, Cramton Bowl

 

Miami Beach Bowl, TBA, TBA

C-USA vs. The American, Miami, FL, Marlins Park

 

Boca Raton Bowl, TBA, TBA

MAC vs. The American, Boca Raton, FL, FAU Stadium

 

San Diego Co. CU Poinsettia Bowl, TBA, TBA

MWC vs. Army, San Diego, CA, Qualcomm Stadium

 

Popeyes Bahamas Bowl, TBA, TBA

MAC vs. C-USA, Nassau, Bahamas, Thomas Robinson Stadium

 

Sheraton Hawaii Bowl, Thur., Dec. 24, 8:00 p.m. ET, TBA

C-USA/Pac-12 vs. MWC, Honolulu, HI, Aloha Stadium

 

Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl, TBA, TBA

Big Ten vs. C-USA, Dallas, TX, Cotton Bowl Stadium

 

Quick Lane Bowl, TBA, TBA

Big Ten vs. ACC, Detroit MI, Ford Field

 

St. Petersburg Bowl, TBA, TBA

The American vs. C-USA, St. Petersburg, FL, Tropicana Field

 

Military Bowl, Sat., TBA, TBA

ACC vs. The American, Annapolis, MD, Navy-Marine Corps. Stadium

 

Hyundai Sun Bowl, Sat., Dec. 26, 2:00 p.m. ET, CBS

ACC/Notre Dame vs. Pac-12, El Paso, TX, Sun Bowl Stadium

 

Independence Bowl, TBA, TBA

ACC vs. SEC, Shreveport, LA, Independence Stadium

 

New Era Pinstripe Bowl, TBA, TBA

ACC vs. Big Ten, Bronx, NY, Yankee Stadium

 

National University Holiday Bowl, TBA, TBA

Big 12 vs. Pac-12, San Diego, CA, Qualcomm Stadium

 

AutoZone Liberty Bowl, TBA, TBA

Big 12 vs. SEC, Memphis, TN, Liberty Bowl

 

Russell Athletic Bowl, Mon., TBA

ACC vs. Big 12, Orlando, FL, Florida Citrus Bowl

 

AdvoCare Texas Bowl, TBA, TBA

Big 12 vs. SEC, Houston, TX, NRG Stadium

 

Franklin Amer. Mort. Music City Bowl, TBA, TBA

SEC vs. ACC/Big Ten, Nashville, TN, LP Field

 

Belk Bowl, TBA, TBA

ACC vs. SEC, Charlotte, NC, Bank of America Stadium

 

Foster Farms Bowl, TBA, TBA

ACC vs. Pac-12, Santa Clara, CA, Levi's Stadium

 

Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, Thur. Dec. 31, TBA, TBA

At-Large vs. At-Large, Atlanta, GA, Georgia Dome

 

Vizio Fiesta Bowl, Fri., Jan. 1, TBA, ESPN

At-Large vs. At-Large, Glendale, AZ, U. of Phoenix Stadium

 

Capital One Orange Bowl, Thurs., Dec. 31, TBA, TBA

Playoff Semifinal Game, Miami Gardens, FL, Sun Life Stadium

 

Outback Bowl, TBA, TBA

Big Ten vs. SEC, Tampa, FL, Raymond James Stadium

 

Goodyear Cotton Bowl, Thur., Dec 31, TBA, TBA

Playoff Semifinal Game, Arlington, TX, AT&T Stadium

 

Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl, Fri., Jan. 1, TBA, TBA

ACC/Big Ten vs. SEC, Orlando, FL, Florida Citrus Bowl

 

Rose Bowl Game, Fri., Jan. 1, TBA, ESPN

Big Ten vs. Pac-12, Pasadena, CA, Rose Bowl

 

Allstate Sugar Bowl, Fri., Jan. 1, TBA, ESPN

Big 12 vs. SEC, New Orleans, LA, Mercedes-Benz Superdome

 

Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl, TBA, TBA

Big Ten vs. MWC, Fort Worth, TX, Amon G. Carter Stadium

 

TaxSlayer Bowl, Sat., Jan. 2, TBA, ESPN

Big Ten vs. SEC, Jacksonville, FL, EverBank Field

 

Valero Alamo Bowl, Sat., Jan. 2, TBA, TBA

Big 12 vs. Pac-12, San Antonio, TX, Alamodome

 

Ticket City Cactus Bowl, TBA, TBA

Big 12 vs. Pac-12, Tempe, AZ, Sun Devil Stadium

 

Birmingham Bowl, TBA, TBA

SEC vs. The American, Birmingham, AL, Legion Field

 

GoDaddy Bowl, TBA, TBA

MAC vs. Sun Belt, Mobile, AL, Ladd-Peebles Stadium

 

College Football Championship Game (Playoff Format), Mon., Jan. 11, TBA, ESPN

Semifinal Winner vs. Semifinal Winner, Glendale, AZ, University of Phoenix Stadium

 

DO NOT MAKE TRAVEL PLANS BASED ON THESE DATES, TIMES AND LOCATIONS. THEY ARE TENTATIVE! CHECK ALL INFORMATION VIA YOUR LOCAL LISTINGS AND BOWL WEBSITES.

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  • Arkansas country boy 3y

    well Louisana Tech almost beat TCU and TCU beat Boise state but Boise State didnt even have a hard schedule .If you put Boise State in the SEC we will show them they suck!!!!!!!!
  • gerrykg 3y

    So many bowl games - now they mean nothing!!!!!!!!!
  • shneven 3y

    Lawrence McQuiston Everyone keeps complaining about the SEC never plays anyone, well I think if you look, all the other conferences have sent someone to the big game and usually get blown out by the SEC team. You complain that the LSU-Alabama matchup was boring, no they played a part of football the rest forgets, DEFENSE, this is why your conference gets blown out in the National Championship game. Face it folks, the SEC is the strongest, until you can unseat us from the crystal football, SHUT UP!!!
  • Rachael 3y

    Stop referring to Oklahoma State as OSU. Ohio State is the true OSU. Much bigger school. Better academically, better football history, more overall wins, more championships and more Hesiman trophies. Ohio State is 2-0 against Oklahoma State in football. Oklahoma State is nothing more than T. Boone Pickens Community College.
  • fightboy 3y

    You SEC guys have now seen some real bowl games. Boise could have put up 80 on Arizona State. Houston could have put up 20 more points on Penn. State. OSU and Stanford put on a show, as did Oregon and Wisconsin. Real quarterbacks and real offgensive weapons and coasches who know how to scheme offensively. In the SEC, you mistake poor offense and bad quarterbacking and lumbering running backs as good defense-it is just bad offense. And, what about the Alabama field goal kicking. The so-called no. 2 team in the country who can't kick. When Boise missed a field goal and lost to TCU, they did not make excuses about the kicker-they said we should have scored more touchdowns and the offense voluntarily took the hit. Alabama. on the other hand, screamed about their poor kickers and did not mention their miserable offense in that unforgettable 9-6 "super game." Boise, with 5 players suspended by the program, slammed Georgia and made the SEC runnerup look silly. All you have to do is schedule these teams or demand to play them, but instead you duck them. Alabama academnically-just listen to the interviews of the players and look at the minimum admission requirements-I rest my case. As I have said, let these guys play in a semi pro league and let the real students play college football. And the personal insults, from the SEC people on this blog, demonstrate what I am talking about. They cannot even disagree with class. Happy New Year, Fightboy.
  • Olen Phipps, Jr. 3y

    Sour grapes! Get good and get in the SEC. A&M will do that. Boise still looks like a high school team to me. As did OSU against Stanford. Tricks and sleight of hand wins occasionally but the SEC plays football.
  • fightboy 3y

    What a joke the SEC. What an embarassment on national tv. Boise would have killed either team, not to mention OSU and Stanford and Oregon and probably Wisconsin. A high school team-LSU could not get past the 50 but once and our so-called national champion could not score a touchdown. We were at a viewing party and people were booing and throwing paper cups at the televisions.
    The QB play was the worst I have seen all year and the pass blocking by Alabama running backs looked like youth football. You SEC fans promised quality play and real scoring and an exciting game. Another complete bore. Defense-any team can have great defense when the QBs throw the ball into the ground and the receivers can't run routes and the running backs are so slow hitting the hole. As some of the football kids on the West Coast have been told, come to the SEC and you do not have to buy or read books or go to class. The
    SEC gets into the national championships every year because they sell their BS to the the super honest BCS carpet baggers. Wait until USC and Oregon get at you guys next year. What an embarassment!!!Fightboy.
  • encouragement 2y

    2012-2013 Bowl comments start below this level

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  • rebels07 2y

    Here’s a look at the all-time bowl records for all 12 SEC teams for 2010-2011, including how they’ve fared in their last five bowl games, their most recent result and their current streak of postseason appearances.

    The teams are ranked in order of bowl victories:

    •Alabama: 32-22-3 (.588), 3-2 in last five bowls, beat Michigan State 49-7 in the 2011 Capital One Bowl. The Crimson Tide are making their eighth straight bowl appearance.

    •Georgia: 26-17-3 (.598), 4-1 in last five bowls, lost to UCF 10-6 in the 2010 Liberty Bowl. The Bulldogs are making their 15th straight bowl appearance.

    •Tennessee: 25-24 (.510), 2-3 in last five bowls, lost to North Carolina 30-27 in two overtimes in the 2010 Music City Bowl. The Vols are not going to a bowl for the second time in the last four seasons.

    •LSU: 22-19-1 (.536), 4-1 in last five bowls, beat Texas A&M 41-24 in the 2011 Cotton Bowl. The Tigers are making their 12th straight bowl appearance.

    •Ole Miss: 21-12 (.636), 4-1 in last five bowls, beat Oklahoma State 21-7 in the 2010 Cotton Bowl. The Rebels are not going to a bowl for the second straight season.

    •Auburn: 21-13-2 (.611), 4-1 in last five bowls, beat Oregon 22-19 in the 2011 BCS National Championship Game. The Tigers are making their third straight bowl appearance.

    •Florida: 19-19 (.500), 4-1 in last five bowls, beat Penn State 37-24 in the 2011 Outback Bowl. The Gators are making their 21st straight bowl appearance.

    •Arkansas: 12-23-3 (.355), 2-3 in last five bowls, lost to Ohio State 31-26 in the 2011 Sugar Bowl. The Hogs are making their third straight bowl appearance.

    •Kentucky: 8-7 (.533), 3-2 in last five bowls, lost to Pittsburgh 27-10 in the 2011 BBVA Compass Bowl. The Wildcats are not going to a bowl game for the first time since the 2005 season.

    •Mississippi State: 7-6 (.538), 4-1 in last five bowls, beat Michigan 52-14 in the 2011 Gator Bowl. The Bulldogs are making their second straight bowl appearance.

    •South Carolina: 4-12 (.250), 1-4 in last five bowls, lost to Florida State 26-17 in the 2010 Chick-fil-A Bowl. The Gamecocks are making their fourth straight appearance.

    •Vanderbilt: 2-1-1 (.625), beat Boston College 16-14 in the 2008 Music City Bowl. The Commodores are making their first bowl appearance since the 2008 season.

    numbers dont lie.. for all of those that think the SEC is "weak", lets see your conferences stats
  • MadMaxData 2y

    Who cares about the SEC? The BCS is rigged in their favor BIG TIME! Only a fool desn't know that.
  • ohio win 2y

    OHIO STATE had a 12 and 0 season they should be able to play in a bowl game the bcssucks
  • Dave Linscheid 2y

    Thanks for posting this. Great idea.
  • likkieddi 2y

    Ole Miss will beat BS(Boise Stink) like the drum they are on Aug. 28th 2014. BTW Ole Miss is in a bowl this year tommorrow night vs. Pitt.
  • likkieddi 2y

    If SEC is a joke then so is NCAA Football because the SEC has ruled NCAA Football for Seven years straight!!!!LOL
  • cptthomas 2y

    When did High School and College stop wearing "Football Scoks" as part of the uniform? I wore them in HS back in the early 1070's. Any answer?
  • encouragement 2y

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