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List of college football bowl games and teams for 2018-19

Kash Daniel says UK blessed to be in New Year’s bowl

Kentucky football linebacker Kash Daniel talks about how UK feels about playing in the Citrus Bowl against Penn State on Jan. 1, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. The appearance will be just the fifth New Year's Day bowl in program history.
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Kentucky football linebacker Kash Daniel talks about how UK feels about playing in the Citrus Bowl against Penn State on Jan. 1, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. The appearance will be just the fifth New Year's Day bowl in program history.

With Kentucky playing Penn State in the Citrus Bowl on New Year’s Day, here is the complete college football bowl and College Football Playoff schedule for 2018-19, including starting times and television coverage.

College football bowl schedule

Saturday, Dec. 15

12 p.m. - Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl: North Carolina A&T vs. Alcorn State (ABC)

2:00 p.m. - New Mexico Bowl: North Texas vs. Utah State (ESPN)

2:30 p.m. - AutoNation Cure Bowl: Tulane vs. Louisiana (CBS Sports Network)

3:30 - Mitsubishi Motors Las Vegas Bowl: Fresno State vs. Arizona State (ABC)

5:30 p.m. - Raycom Media Camellia Bowl: Georgia Southern vs. Eastern Michigan (ESPN)

9 p.m. - R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl: Middle Tennessee vs Appalachian State (ESPN)

Tuesday, Dec. 18

7 p.m. - Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl: UAB vs. Northern Illinois (ESPN)

Wednesday, Dec. 19

8 p.m. - Frisco Bowl: San Diego State vs. Ohio (ESPN)

Thursday, Dec. 20

8 p.m. - Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl: Marshall vs. South Florida (ESPN)

Friday, Dec. 21

12:30 p.m. - Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl: FIU vs. Toledo (ESPN)

4 p.m. - Famous Idaho Potato Bowl: Western Michigan vs. BYU (ESPN)

Saturday, Dec. 22

12 p.m. - Jared Birmingham Bowl: Memphis vs. Wake Forest (ESPN)

3:30 p.m. - Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl: Houston vs. Army (ESPN)

7 p.m. - Dollar General Bowl: Buffalo vs. Troy (ESPN)

10:30 p.m. - SoFi Hawai’i Bowl: Louisiana Tech vs. Hawaii (ESPN)

Wednesday, Dec. 26

1:30 p.m. - SERVPRO First Responder Bowl: Boston College vs. Boise State (ESPN)

5:15 p.m. - Quick Lane Bowl: Minnesota vs. Georgia Tech (ESPN)

9 p.m. - Cheez-It Bowl: California vs. TCU (ESPN)

Thursday, Dec. 27

1:30 p.m. - Walk-On’s Independence Bowl: Temple vs. Duke (ESPN)

5:15 p.m. - New Era Pinstripe Bowl: Miami vs. Wisconsin (ESPN)

9 p.m. - Academy Sports + Outdoors Texas Bowl: Baylor vs. Vanderbilt (ESPN)

Friday, Dec. 28

1:30 p.m. - Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl: Purdue vs. Auburn (ESPN)

5:15 p.m. - Camping World Bowl: West Virginia vs. Syracuse (ESPN)

9 p.m. - Valero Alamo Bowl: Iowa State vs. Washington State (ESPN)

Saturday, Dec. 29

12 p.m. - Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl: Florida vs. Michigan (ESPN)

12 p.m. - Belk Bowl: South Carolina vs. Virginia (ABC)

1:15 p.m. - NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl: Arkansas State vs. Nevada (CBS Sports)

4 p.m. - College Football Playoff Semifinal Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic: No. 2 Clemson vs. No. 3 Notre Dame (ESPN)

8 p.m. - College Football Playoff Semifinal Capital One Orange Bowl: No. 1 Alabama vs. No. 4 Oklahoma (ESPN)

Monday, Dec. 31

12 p.m. - Military Bowl Presented by Northrop Grumman: Cincinnati vs. Virginia Tech (ESPN)

2 p.m. - Hyundai Sun Bowl: Stanford vs. Pittsburgh (CBS)

3 p.m. - Redbox Bowl: Michigan State vs. Oregon (Fox)

3:45 p.m. - AutoZone Liberty Bowl: Missouri vs. Oklahoma State (ESPN)

7:00 - San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl: Northwestern vs. Utah (Fox Sports 1)

7:30 - TaxSlayer Gator Bowl: North Carolina State vs. Texas A&M (ESPN)

Tuesday, Jan. 1

12:00 - Outback Bowl: Mississippi State vs. Iowa (ESPN2)

1 p.m. - VRBO Citrus Bowl: Kentucky vs. Penn State (ABC)

1 p.m. - PlayStation Fiesta Bowl: LSU vs. UCF (ESPN)

5 p.m. - Rose Bowl Game Presented by Northwestern Mutual: Washington vs. Ohio State (ESPN)

8:45 p.m. - Allstate Sugar Bowl: Texas vs. Georgia (ESPN)

Monday, Jan. 7

8 p.m. - College Football National Championship Presented By AT&T (ESPN)

Bowl teams in alphabetical order

Alcorn State - Dec. 15 vs. North Carolina A&T in Celebration Bowl

Appalachian State - Dec. 15 vs. Middle Tennessee in New Orleans Bowl

Alabama - Dec. 29 vs. Oklahoma in Orange Bowl

Arizona State - Dec. 15 vs. Fresno State in Las Vegas Bowl

Arkansas State - Dec. 29 vs. Nevada in Arizona Bowl

Army - Dec. 22 vs. Houston in Armed Forces Bowl

Auburn - Dec. 28 vs. Purdue in Music City Bowl

Baylor - Dec. 27 vs. Vanderbilt in Texas Bowl

Boise State - Dec. 26 vs. Boston College in the First Responder Bowl

Boston College - Dec. 26 vs. Boise State in the First Responder Bowl

Buffalo - Dec. 22 vs. Troy in Dollar General Bowl

BYU - Dec. 21 vs. Western Michigan in Idaho Potato Bowl

California - Dec. 26 vs. TCU in Cheez-It Bowl

Cincinnati - Dec. 31 vs. Virginia Tech in Military Bowl

Clemson - Dec. 29 vs. Notre Dame in Cotton Bowl

Duke - Dec. 27 vs. Temple in Independence Bowl

Eastern Michigan - Dec. 15 vs. Georgia Southern in Camellia Bowl

Florida - Dec. 29 vs. Michigan in the Chick-fil-A Bowl

Florida International - Dec. 21 vs. Toledo in Bahamas Bowl

Fresno State - Dec. 15 vs. Arizona State in Las Vegas Bowl

Georgia - Jan. 1 vs. Texas in Sugar Bowl

Georgia Southern - Dec. 15 vs. Eastern Michigan in Camellia Bowl

Georgia Tech - Dec. 26 vs. Minnesota in Quick Lane Bowl

Hawaii - Dec. 22 vs. Louisiana Tech in the Hawaii Bowl

Houston - Dec. 22 vs. Army in Armed Forces Bowl

Iowa - Jan. 1 vs. Mississippi State in Outback Bowl

Iowa State - Dec. 28 vs. Washington State in Alamo Bowl

Kentucky - Jan. 1 vs. Penn State in Citrus Bowl

Louisiana - Dec. 15 vs. Tulane in Cure Bowl

Louisiana Tech - Dec. 22 vs. Hawaii in Hawaii Bowl

LSU - Jan. 1 vs. UCF in Fiesta Bowl

Marshall - Dec. 18 vs. South Florida in Gasparilla Bowl

Memphis - Dec. 22 vs. Wake Forest in Birmingham Bowl

Miami - Dec. 27 vs. Wisconsin in Pinstripe Bowl

Michigan - Dec. 29 vs. Florida in Chick-fil-A Bowl

Michigan State - Dec. 31 vs. Oregon in Redbox Bowl

Middle Tennessee - Dec. 15 vs. Appalachian State in the New Orleans Bowl

Minnesota - Dec. 26 vs. Georgia Tech in the Quick Lane Bowl

Mississippi State - Jan. 1 vs. Iowa in Outback Bowl

Missouri - Dec. 31 vs. Oklahoma State in Liberty Bowl

Nevada - Dec. 29 vs. Arkansas State in Arizona Bowl

North Carolina A&T - Dec. 15 vs. Alcorn State in Celebration Bowl

North Texas - Dec. 15 vs. Utah State in New Mexico Bowl

Northern Illinois - Dec. 18 vs. UAB in Boca Raton Bowl

North Carolina State - Dec. 31 vs. Texas A&M in Gator Bowl

Northwestern - Dec. 31 vs. Utah in Holiday Bowl

Notre Dame - Dec. 29 vs. Clemson in Cotton Bowl

Ohio - Dec. 18 vs. San Diego State in Frisco Bowl

Ohio State - Jan. 1 vs. Washington in Rose Bowl

Oklahoma - Dec. 29 vs. Alabama in Orange Bowl

Oklahoma State - Dec. 31 vs. Missouri in Liberty Bowl

Oregon - Dec. 31 vs. Michigan State in Redbox Bowl

Penn State - Jan. 1 vs. Kentucky in Citrus Bowl

Pittsburgh - Dec. 31 vs. Stanford in Sun Bowl

Purdue - Dec. 28 vs. Auburn in Music City Bowl

San Diego State - Dec. 18 vs. Ohio in Frisco Bowl

South Carolina - Dec. 29 vs. Virginia in Belk Bowl

South Florida - Dec. 18 vs. Marshall in Gasparilla Bowl

Stanford - Dec. 31 vs. Pittsburgh in Sun Bowl

Syracuse - Dec. 28 vs. West Virginia in Camping World Bowl

Texas - Jan. 1 vs. Georgia in Sugar Bowl

Texas A&M - Dec. 31 vs. North Carolina State in Gator Bowl

TCU - Dec. 26 vs. California in Cheez-It Bowl

Temple - Dec. 27 vs. Duke in Independence Bowl

Toledo - Dec. 21 vs. Florida International in Bahamas Bowl

Troy - Dec. 22 vs. Buffalo in Dollar General Bowl

Tulane - Dec. 15 vs. Louisiana in Cure Bowl

UAB - Dec. 18 vs. Northern Illinois in Boca Raton Bowl

UCF - Jan. 1 vs. LSU in Fiesta Bowl

Utah - Dec. 31 vs. Northwestern in Holiday Bowl

Utah State - Dec. 15 vs. North Texas in New Mexico Bowl

Vanderbilt - Dec. 27 vs. Baylor in Texas Bowl

Virginia - Dec. 29 vs. South Carolina in Belk Bowl

Virginia Tech - Dec. 31 vs. Cincinnati in Military Bowl

Wake Forest - Dec. 22 in Birmingham Bowl

Washington - Jan. 1 vs. Ohio State in Rose Bowl

Washington State - Dec. 28 vs. Iowa State in Alamo Bowl

West Virginia - Dec. 28 vs. Syracuse in Camping World Bowl

Western Michigan - Dec. 21 vs. BYU in Idaho Potato Bowl

Wisconsin - Dec. 27 vs. Miami in Pinstripe Bowl

University of Kentucky Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart talks to the media after the UK football team was selected to play in the Citrus Bowl against Penn State on Jan. 1, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. Both Kentucky and Penn State are 9-3.

Kentucky/Citrus Bowl links

New Year’s Day bowl games are still special

Kentucky ready to make history in Citrus Bowl

How to get tickets for UK-Penn State in Citrus Bowl

Official site for Citrus Bowl

A Kentucky scouting report from Penn State perspective