The college footballbowl season reaches another level with four games on Saturday, Dec. 28. The New Year's Six lineup kicks off with the Cotton Bowl as well as the highly anticipated College Football Playoff semifinals between the country's top four teams. And if that's not enough, Notre Dame takes on Iowa State for the first time ever.
So if you're wondering "What college football bowl games are on today?" know this: There are four scheduled for today, Saturday, Dec. 28.
Note: Games are ordered by start time. All times are ET.
College Football Bowl Games on TV Today
12 p.m. on ABC – Camping World Stadium (Orlando, Fla.)
Why you should watch: Notre Dame and Iowa State will meet for the first time on the gridiron. Despite the discrepancy in records, these are some similarities between these two teams, starting with their dual-threat quarterbacks. A year after flaming out in the College Football Playoff, the Irish would like to finish strong while the Cyclones would love their own statement win.
12 p.m. on ESPN – AT&T Stadium (Arlington, Texas)
Why you should watch: The New Year’s Six lineup kicks off with Memphis meeting Penn State for the first time ever. The AAC champs and Group of 5 representative are hoping to make another statement but must do while navigating a coaching change. The Tigers’ offense will get most of the attention, especially going up against Penn State’s stout defense. For the Nittany Lions, they also are going through a coaching transition on offense and are hoping some of their key weapons can come up big in AT&T Stadium.
College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl: No. 4 Oklahoma (12-1) vs. No. 1 LSU (13-0)
4 p.m. on ESPN – Mercedes-Benz Stadium (Atlanta)
Why you should watch: Oklahoma gets to show everyone it belongs in the playoff by pitting its high-powered offense against the No. 1 attack in the country. Heisman Trophy winner Joe Burrow and the undefeated Tigers look to continue their magical season in a stadium where they have already had success. But the same goes for Sooners QB Jalen Hurts, who returns to Atlanta hoping to add another chapter to his fascinating journey.
College Football Playoff Semifinal at the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl: No. 3 Clemson (13-0) vs. No. 2 Ohio State (13-0)
8 p.m. on ESPN – State Farm Stadium (Glendale, Ariz.)
Why you should watch: Arguably the game everyone has been waiting for. Undefeated teams with chips on their shoulders and some recent history going head-to-head for a shot at a national title. Ohio State boasts the pair of Heisman Trophy finalists but the Tigers have plenty of star power on their roster. The defending national champions have the edge in playoff experience and at head coach but the Big Ten champs enter this game more battle-tested. Set it up however you want, just be sure to not miss this game.