Final projections for every bowl game, including the College Football Playoff

Alabama, Clemson and Ohio State each won their respective conference championships Saturday, adding a little more drama to the College Football Playoff debate.

Which team will round out the top four? How will the rest of the bowl matchups shake out? ESPN's Kyle Bonagura and Mark Schlabach weigh in with their final projections for the 2020 season.

College Football Playoff

College Football Playoff National Championship presented by AT&T
Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida
Jan. 11, ESPN

Bonagura: Alabama vs. Clemson
Schlabach: Alabama vs. Clemson

College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Rose Bowl
AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas (relocated)
Jan. 1, ESPN

Bonagura: Ohio State vs. Clemson
Schlabach: Ohio State vs. Clemson

College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Allstate Sugar Bowl
Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans
Jan. 1, ESPN

Bonagura: Alabama vs. Notre Dame
Schlabach: Alabama vs. Notre Dame


Bowl schedule

Dec. 21

Myrtle Beach Bowl
Set matchup: North Texas vs. Appalachian State
Brooks Stadium (Conway, South Carolina)
2:30 p.m. on ESPN and the ESPN App

Dec. 22

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl
Set matchup: Nevada vs. Tulane
Albertsons Stadium (Boise, Idaho)
3:30 p.m. on ESPN and the ESPN App

Boca Raton Bowl
Set matchup: UCF vs. BYU
FAU Stadium (Boca Raton, Florida)
7 p.m. on ESPN and the ESPN App

Dec. 23

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
Set matchup: Louisiana Tech vs. Georgia Southern
Mercedes-Benz Superdome (New Orleans)
3:30 p.m. on ESPN and the ESPN App

Montgomery Bowl
Set matchup: Memphis vs. FAU
Cramton Bowl (Montgomery, Alabama)
7 p.m. on ESPN or ESPN2 and the ESPN App

Dec. 24

New Mexico Bowl
Set matchup: Hawai'i vs. Houston
TBD (Albuquerque, New Mexico)
3:30 p.m. on ESPN and the ESPN App

Dec. 25

Camellia Bowl
Cramton Bowl (Montgomery, Alabama)
2:30 p.m. on ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Ball State vs. Coastal Carolina
Schlabach: Ball State vs. Troy

Dec. 26

Union Home Mortgage Gasparilla Bowl
Raymond James Stadium (Tampa, Florida)
Noon on ABC and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Liberty vs. South Carolina
Schlabach: Coastal Carolina vs. South Carolina

Cure Bowl

Camping World Stadium (Orlando, Florida)
Noon on ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Marshall vs. Louisiana
Schlabach: Marshall vs. Louisiana

SERVPRO First Responder Bowl
Gerald J. Ford Stadium (Dallas)
3:30 p.m. on ABC and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Boise State vs. UTSA
Schlabach: Boise State vs. UTSA

LendingTree Bowl
Set matchup: Western Kentucky vs. Georgia State
Ladd-Peebles Stadium (Mobile, Alabama)
3:30 p.m. on ESPN and the ESPN App

Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl
Independence Stadium (Shreveport, Louisiana)
7 p.m. on ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Army vs. Nebraska
Schlabach: Army vs. Nebraska

Guaranteed Rate Bowl
Chase Field (Phoenix)
10:15 p.m. on ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Minnesota vs. Texas Tech
Schlabach: Texas Tech vs. Wisconsin

Dec. 28

Military Bowl Presented by Perspecta
Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium (Annapolis, Maryland)
2:30 p.m. on ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Troy vs. Navy
Schlabach: Liberty vs. Navy

Dec. 29

Cheez-It Bowl
Camping World Stadium (Orlando, Florida)
5:30 p.m. on ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Miami vs. Oklahoma State
Schlabach: Miami vs. Oklahoma State

Valero Alamo Bowl
Alamodome (San Antonio)
9 p.m. on ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Texas vs. Colorado
Schlabach: Texas vs. Colorado

Dec. 30

Duke's Mayo Bowl
Bank of America Stadium (Charlotte, North Carolina)
Noon on ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Wake Forest vs. Wisconsin
Schlabach: Wake Forest vs. Minnesota

TransPerfect Music City Bowl
Nissan Stadium (Nashville, Tennessee)
3:30 p.m. on ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Iowa vs. Kentucky
Schlabach: Iowa vs. Kentucky

Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic
AT&T Stadium (Arlington, Texas)
7:15 p.m. on ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Oklahoma vs. Texas A&M
Schlabach: Oklahoma vs. Florida

Dec. 31

Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl
Amon G. Carter Stadium (Fort Worth, Texas)
Noon on ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Baylor vs. Mississippi State
Schlabach: Arizona State vs. Mississippi State

AutoZone Liberty Bowl
Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium (Memphis, Tennessee)
4 p.m. on ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: West Virginia vs. Tennessee
Schlabach: West Virginia vs. Tennessee

Arizona Bowl
Arizona Stadium (Tucson, Arizona)
4 p.m. on CBSSN

Bonagura: Buffalo vs. San Jose State
Schlabach: Buffalo vs. San Jose State

Texas Bowl
NRG Stadium (Houston)
8 p.m. on ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: TCU vs. Arkansas
Schlabach: TCU vs. Arkansas

Jan. 1

TicketSmarter Birmingham Bowl
Legion Field (Birmingham, Alabama)
Noon on ESPN2 and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Tulsa vs. UAB
Schlabach: Tulsa vs. UAB

Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
Mercedes-Benz Stadium (Atlanta)
12:30 p.m. on ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Georgia vs. Cincinnati
Schlabach: Georgia vs. Cincinnati

Vrbo Citrus Bowl
Camping World Stadium (Orlando, Florida)
1 p.m. on ABC and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Indiana vs. Auburn
Schlabach: Indiana vs. Auburn

Jan. 2

TaxSlayer Gator Bowl
TIAA Bank Field (Jacksonville, Florida)
Noon on ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: NC State vs. Ole Miss
Schlabach: NC State vs. Ole Miss

Outback Bowl
Raymond James Stadium (Tampa, Florida)
12:30 p.m. on ABC and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Northwestern vs. Missouri
Schlabach: Northwestern vs. Missouri

PlayStation Fiesta Bowl
State Farm Stadium (Glendale, Arizona)
4 p.m. on ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Oregon vs. Iowa State
Schlabach: Oregon vs. Iowa State

Capital One Orange Bowl
Hard Rock Stadium (Miami Gardens, Florida)
8 p.m. on ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Florida vs. North Carolina
Schlabach: Texas A&M vs. North Carolina

Canceled bowl games

Bowl games that have been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic:

  • New Era Pinstripe Bowl

  • Fenway Bowl

  • San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl

  • Bahamas Bowl

  • Tony the Tiger Sun Bowl

  • Hawai'i Bowl

  • LA Bowl

  • Las Vegas Bowl

  • Redbox Bowl

  • Sun Bowl

  • Quick Lane Bowl

  • Celebration Bowl

  • Tropical Smoothie Cafe Frisco Bowl