The College Football Bowl season will begin on Saturday with a trio of games.
- BYU faces UTEP at 2 p.m. in the New Mexico Bowl (ESPN)
- Northern Illinois faces Fresno State at 5:30 p.m. in the Humanitarian Bowl (ESPN)
- Ohio University meets Troy at 8 p.m. in the New Orleans Bowl (ESPN)
Syracuse faces Kansas State in the Pinstripe Bowl on Thursday, Dec. 30 at 3:15 p.m. The game will be held at Yankee Stadium and will be broadcast on ESPN.
The bowl season will conclude Jan. 10 when Oregon and Auburn meet for the national championship in Glendale, Ariz. in the BCS Title Game. That game will be broadcast on ESPN beginning at 8 p.m.