There are three college football bowl games slated for New Year’s Eve 2015, and two of the games are the College Football Playoff semifinals.
This is the second season of the “New Year’s Six” bowl games, which includes the two semifinal games and the four top-tier bowls. All of these games will be played on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day this season.
The New Year’s Eve bowl schedule kicks off at Noon ET at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta with the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl. It features the Houston Cougars taking on the Florida State Seminoles.
Next up is the Capital One Orange Bowl, where No. 1 Clemson faces No. 4 Oklahoma in the first of two playoff games. The final game of the evening is also a playoff and it features No. 2 Alabama vs. No. 3 Michigan State in the Goodyear Cotton Bowl.
NEW YEAR’S EVE BOWL GAMES
Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015
Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
(18) Houston 38, (9) Florida State 24
Capital One Orange Bowl
(1) Clemson 37, (4) Oklahoma 17
Goodyear Cotton Bowl
(2) Alabama 38, (3) Michigan State 0