College Football Bowl Games: Updated list of all college bowl games

We may have had some reduced schedules in the 2020 season but the college football bowl games are approaching quickly. Our list will let you know just when you should be sitting down in front of your television, and once teams start being announced, who is playing in which bowl. If you’re looking to tune in to get to know the top prospects in the 2021 NFL Draft then our writers can help you work out who you should be keeping an eye on.

How many college football bowl games are there?

There were 35 bowl games including the college football playoffs scheduled for the 2020-21 NCAA football season. Bowl season was due to begin with the Tropical Smoothie Café Frisco Bowl on December 19 and conclude with the College Football Playoff National Championship game on January 11. However, a number of bowls, including the Frisco Bowl have been canceled.

For the first year, teams will not need to have a .500 record to be eligible.

2020 College Football Bowl Games

TaxSlayer Gator Bowl

N.C. State (23) vs. Kentucky

Date & Time: January 2 at 12 PM ET
Network: ESPN
Location: TIAA Bank Field, Jacksonville, Florida

Outback Bowl

Mississippi vs. Indiana (11)

Date & Time: January 2 at 12:30 PM ET
Network: ABC
Location: Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida

PlayStation Fiesta Bowl

Oregon (25) vs. Iowa State (10)

Date & Time: January 2 at 4 PM ET
Network: ESPN
Location: State Farm Stadium, Glendale, Arizona

Capital One Orange Bowl

Texas A&M (5) vs. North Carolina (13)

Date & Time: January 2 at 8 PM ET
Network: ESPN
Location: Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida

College Football Playoff National Championship

Ohio State (3) vs. Alabama (1)

Date & Time: January 11 at 8 PM ET
Network: ESPN
Location: Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida

Completed bowl games

 Myrtle Beach Bowl

Appalachian State 56, North Texas 28

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

Nevada 38, Tulane 27 Boca Raton Bowl

BYU 49, UCF 23

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl

Georgian Southern 38, Louisiana Tech 3

Montgomery Bowl

Memphis 25, Florida Atlantic 10

New Mexico Bowl

Hawaii 28, Houston 14

Camellia Bowl

Buffalo 17, Marshall 10

Cure Bowl

Liberty 37, Coastal Carolina 34

Servpro First Responder Bowl

Lousiana 31, UTSA 24

LendingTree Bowl

Georgia State 39, Western Kentucky 21 

Cheez-It Bowl

Oklahoma State 37, Miami 34

Valero Alamo Bowl

Texas 55, Colorado 23

Duke’s Mayo Bowl

Wisconsin 42, Wake Forest 28 

Goodyear Cotton Bowl

Oklahoma 55, Florida 20

Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl

Mississippi State 28, Tulsa 26

Arizona Bowl

Ball State 34, San Jose State 13

AutoZone Liberty Bowl

West Virginia 24, Army 21

Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl

Georgia 24, Cincinnati 21

Vrbo Citrus Bowl

Northwestern 35, Auburn 19

Rose Bowl (College Football Playoff Semifinal)

Alabama 31, Notre Dame 14 

Allstate Sugar Bowl (College Football Playoff Semifinal)

Ohio State 49, Clemson 28

Which college football bowl games have been canceled?

So far, there have been nine 2020 college bowl games canceled:

Celebration Bowl
Redbox Bowl
Bahamas Bowl
Hawaii Bowl
Holiday Bowl
Quick Lane Bowl
Pinstripe Bowl
Sun Bowl
Las Vegas Bowl
Los Angeles Bowl
Frisco Bowl
Gasparilla Bowl
Independence Bowl
Guaranteed Rate Bowl
Military Bowl
Texas Bowl