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2011-2012 College Football Bowl Schedule


70 teams will receive a total of $274,525,000 to compete in 35 bowl games this 2011-2012 college football season.

Bowl /
payout per team*
Teams City /
Stadium
Date /
Time
1 Gildan New Mexico Bowl
$750,000
Temple vs. Wyoming Albuquerque, NM
University Stadium
Dec. 17
2 p.m.
2 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl
$750,000
Ohio vs. Utah State Boise, ID
Bronco Stadium
Dec. 17
5:30 p.m.
3 R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
$500,000
San Diego State vs. Louisiana-Lafayette New Orleans, LA
Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Dec. 17
9 p.m.
4 Beef 'O' Brady's St. Petersburg Bowl
$500,000
Florida International vs. Marshall St. Petersburg, FL
Tropicana Field
Dec. 20
8 p.m.
5 S.D. County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl
$500,000
TCU vs. Louisiana Tech San Diego, CA
Qualcomm Stadium
Dec. 21
8 p.m.
6 MAACO Las Vegas Bowl
$1,100,000
Arizona State vs. Boise State Las Vegas, NV
Sam Boyd Stadium
Dec. 22
8 p.m.
7 Sheraton Hawaii Bowl
$750,000
Nevada vs. Southern Miss Honolulu, HI
Aloha Stadium
Dec. 24
8 p.m.
8 AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl
$1,150,000
Missouri vs. North Carolina Shreveport, LA
Independence Stadium
Dec. 26
5 p.m.
9 Little Caesars Bowl
$750,000
Western Michigan vs. Purdue Detroit, MI
Ford Field
Dec. 27
4:30 p.m.
10 Belk Bowl
$1,700,000
Louisville vs. NC State Charlotte, NC
Bank of America Stadium
Dec. 27
8 p.m.
11 Military Bowl Presented By Northrop Grumman
Bowl

$862,500
Toledo vs. Air Force Washington, DC
RFK Stadium
Dec. 28
4:30 p.m.
12 Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl
$2,150,000
California vs. Texas San Diego, CA
Qualcomm Stadium
Dec. 28
8 p.m.
13 Champs Sports Bowl
$2,325,000
Florida State vs. Notre Dame Orlando, FL
Citrus Bowl
Dec. 29
5:30 p.m.
14 Valero Alamo Bowl
$3,175,000
Washington vs. Baylor San Antonio, TX
Alamodome
Dec. 29
9 p.m.
15 Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl
$600,000
BYU vs. Tulsa Dallas, TX
Gerald J. Ford Stadium
Dec. 30
Noon
16 New Era Pinstripe Bowl
$1,800,000
Rutgers vs. Iowa State Bronx, NY
Yankee Stadium
Dec. 30
3:20 p.m.
17 Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl
$1,837,500
Mississippi State vs. Wake Forest Nashville, TN
LP Field
Dec. 30
6:40 p.m.
18 Insight Bowl
$3,350,000
Iowa vs. Oklahoma Tempe, AZ
Sun Devil Stadium
Dec. 30
10 p.m.
19 Meineke Car Care of Texas Bowl
$1,700,000
Texas A&M vs. Northwestern Houston, TX
Reliant Stadium
Dec. 31
Noon
20 Hyundai Sun Bowl
$2,000,000
Georgia Tech vs. Utah El Paso, TX
Sun Bowl
Dec. 31
2 p.m.
21 AutoZone Liberty Bowl
$1,700,000
Cincinnati vs. Vanderbilt Memphis, TN
Liberty Bowl
Dec. 31
3:30 p.m.
22 Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl
$837,500
Illinois vs. UCLA San Francisco, CA
AT&T Park
Dec. 31
3:30 p.m.
23 Chick-fil-A Bowl
$3,967,500 ACC; $2,932,500 SEC
Virginia vs. Auburn Atlanta, GA
Georgia Dome
Dec. 31
7:30 p.m.
24 TicketCity Bowl
$1,100,000
Houston vs. Penn State Dallas, TX
Cotton Bowl
Jan. 2
Noon
25 Outback Bowl
$3,500,000
Michigan State vs. Georgia Tampa, FL
Raymond James Stadium
Jan. 2
1 p.m.
26 Capital One Bowl
$4,600,000
Nebraska vs. South Carolina Orlando, FL
Florida Citrus Bowl
Jan. 2
1 p.m.
27 Taxslayer.com Gator Bowl
$2,700,000
Ohio State vs. Florida Jacksonville, FL
EverBank Field
Jan. 2
1 p.m.
28 Rose Bowl Game presented by Vizio
(BCS Bowl Game)
$17,000,000
Wisconsin vs. Oregon Pasadena, CA
Rose Bowl
Jan. 2
5 p.m.
29 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl
 (BCS Bowl Game)
$17,000,000
Stanford vs. Oklahoma State Glendale, CA
U. of Phoenix Stadium
Jan. 2
8:30 p.m.
30 Allstate Sugar Bowl
(BCS Bowl Game)
$17,000,000
Michigan vs. Virginia Tech New Orleans, LA
Louisiana Superdome
Jan. 3
8:30 p.m.
31 Discover Orange Bowl
(BCS Bowl Game)
$17,000,000
West Virginia vs. Clemson Miami, FL
Sun Life Stadium
Jan. 4
8:30 p.m.
32 AT&T Cotton Bowl
$3,625,000
Kansas State vs. Arkansas Arlington, TX
Cowboys Stadium
Jan. 6
8 p.m.
33 BBVA Compass Bowl
$900,000 SEC; $600,000 Big East
SMU vs. Pittsburgh Birmingham, AL
Legion Field
Jan. 7
1 p.m.
34 GoDaddy.com Bowl
$750,000
Arkansas State vs. Northern Illinois Mobile, AL
Ladd-Peebles Stadium
Jan. 8
9 p.m.
35 Allstate BCS National Championship Game
BCS No. 1 vs. BCS No. 2 (BCS Bowl Game)
$18,000,000
No. 1 LSU vs. No. 2 Alabama New Orleans, LA
Louisiana Superdome
Jan. 9
8:30 p.m.

*The payout amounts are taken from CollegeFootballPoll.com, which states "Amounts shown do not necessarily reflect what each school receives. The conferences have different methods by which bowl money is divided among its membership. Some bowl agreements call for higher payouts to one conference than the other, depending on such factors as which is the 'host' conference. Many of the above payouts are reflective of past actual payouts, while others are published estimates of anticipated payouts for the current year."

Sources:

1. "2011-12 Bowl Schedule," ESPN.com, Dec. 4, 2011

2. "2011-2012 College Football Bowl Game Schedule," CollegeFootballPoll.com (accessed Dec. 7, 2011)