College football’s postseason format has changed significantly last year, with 2014 the first season of a four-team playoff.
As a result of the new playoff format, the changes in the postseason extended to the bowl games.
Whether it was a change in date or conference affiliation, nearly every bowl game was impacted by the new format.
While there will be an adjustment period on remembering all of the new tie-ins and bowl affiliations, the bowl lineup for 2014 and beyond has improved.
Counting the three playoff games, there will be 39 bowl games for 2014. The postseason is set to start on Dec. 20, with five games scheduled to take place, starting with the New Orleans Bowl between the Sun Belt and Mountain West.
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