There are four college football bowl games slated for New Year’s Eve 2016, and two of the games are the College Football Playoff semifinals.
This is the third 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 January 2, 2017 this season.
The New Year’s Eve bowl schedule kicks off at 11:00am ET at Camping World Stadium in Orlando with the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl. It features the LSU Tigers vs. the Louisville Cardinals.
Also at 11:00am ET is the TaxSlayer Bowl in Jacksonville, Florida, where Georgia Tech will take on Kentucky.
The first College Football Playoff semifinal is slated for 3:00pm ET at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, where No. 1 Alabama faces No. 4 Washington. The final game of the evening is also a playoff and it features No. 2 Clemson vs. No. 3 Ohio State in the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl.
NEW YEAR’S EVE BOWL GAMES
Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016
Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl
(20) LSU 29, (13) Louisville 9
Georgia Tech 33, Kentucky 18
Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
(1) Alabama 24, (4) Washington 7
PlayStation Fiesta Bowl
(2) Clemson 31, (3) Ohio State 0