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Bowls, bowls, more bowls
New Year’s Day marks the start of the best of the Bowl Conference Series games with five games set for today, five for tomorrow and three games next week, culminating with the championship game on Jan. 7, pitting Texas against Alabama. Here is an overview of the upcoming schedule:

Outback Bowl in Tampa
Northwestern vs. Auburn
11 a.m., ESPN

Capital One Bowl in Orlando
Penn State vs. LSU
 1 p.m., ABC

Konica Minolta Gator Bowl in Jacksonville
West Virginia vs. Florida State
1 p.m., CBS

Rose Bowl, presented by Citibank in Pasedena, Calif.
Oregon vs. Ohio State
 5 p.m., ABC

Allstate Sugar Bowl in New Orleans
Florida vs. Cincinnati
8:30 p.m., FOX

AT&T Cotton Bowl in Arlington, Texas
Oklahoma State vs. Mississippi
2 p.m., FOX

AutoZone Liberty Bowl in Memphis
East Carolina vs. Arkansas
5:30 p.m., ESPN

International Bowl in Toronto, Canada
South Florida vs. Northern Illinois
Noon, ESPN2 Bowl in Birmingham
Connecticut vs. South Carolina
2 p.m., ESPN

Valero Alamo Bowl in San Antonio, Texas
Texas Tech vs. Michigan State
9 p.m., ESPN


Tostitos Fiesta Bowl in Glendale, AZ
TCU vs. Boise State
7:30 p.m., FOX

FedEx Orange Bowl in Miami
Georgia Tech vs. Iowa
7:30 p.m., FOX

GMAC Bowl in Mobile
Central Michigan vs. Troy
7 p.m., ESPN

Jan. 7
Citi National Championship in Pasadena, Calif.
CA Texas vs. Alabama
8 p.m., ABC
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