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College Football Bowl Games on TV Today (Saturday, Jan. 2)

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College Football Games on TV Today

College Football Bowl Games on TV Today (Saturday, Jan. 2)

The college footballbowl season comes to a conclusion with four games on Saturday, Jan. 2. There's still the national championship game between No. 1 Alabama and No. 3 Ohio State on Jan. 11, but on Saturday the pandemic-impacted slate will wrap up with the last two New Year's Six bowls (Fiesta and Orange) as well as the Gator Bowl and Outback Bowl. Four of the Power 5 conferences (no Big Ten teams) will be represented so be sure to not miss the last multi-game slate of the college football season.

So if you're wondering "What college football bowl games are on today?" know this: There are four scheduled for today, Saturday, Jan. 2.

Note: All times are ET.

College Football Bowl Games on TV Today

TaxSlayer Gator Bowl: No. 23 NC State (8-3) vs. Kentucky (4-6)

12 p.m. on ESPN – TIAA Bank Field (Jacksonville, Fla.)

Why you should watch: NC State enters this game having won four in a row while Kentucky's offensive issues have plagued the Wildcats throughout this season. Both teams will be missing some of their best players so this game may come down to how well the Wolfpack's offense fares against one of the SEC's better defenses.

Outback Bowl: Ole Miss (4-6) vs. No. 11 Indiana (6-1)

12:30 p.m. on ABC – Raymond James Stadium (Tampa, Fla.)

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Why you should watch: Points have not been a problem for Ole Miss this season but Indiana's defense has given up more than 21 points just twice in seven games. The Hoosiers haven't missed a beat since quarterback Michael Penix Jr. was lost for the season and the Rebels are last in the country in yards allowed per game. So will there be plenty of offensive fireworks in Tampa on Saturday or will this be a lopsided affair?

PlayStation Fiesta Bowl: No. 25 Oregon (4-2) vs. No. 10 Iowa State (8-3)

4 p.m. on ESPN – State Farm Stadium (Glendale, Ariz.)

Why you should watch: Oregon is the surprising conference champion here but Iowa State has arguably a more impressive resume. The Ducks will have their hands full against a Cyclones team that gets the job done on both sides of the ball. Iowa State running back Breece Hall vs. Oregon's defense led by Kayvon Thibodeaux and Noah Sewell should be an entertaining matchup.

Capital One Orange Bowl: No. 5 Texas A&M (8-1) vs. No. 13 North Carolina (8-3)

8 p.m. on ESPN – Hard Rock Stadium (Miami Gardens, Fla.)

Why you should watch: Texas A&M just missed out on a spot in the College Football Playoff so will motivation be an issue against North Carolina? The Tar Heels have one of the nation's most explosive offenses but will be missing a lot of firepower because of opt outs. Do the Aggies put a final stamp on an impressive season or can Sam Howell and North Carolina pull off the upset down in South Florida?

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