What college football bowl games are on today? College football schedule and how to watch!

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On today’s college football bowl schedule, three compelling matchups are set to unfold, showcasing teams with varied rosters and dynamics compared to their regular-season play.

The initial game, pitting Bowling Green against Minnesota, presents a quarterback contrast. Bowling Green’s Connor Bazelak, now on his third collegiate team, boasts substantial experience, tallying 11 touchdowns and seven interceptions this season. Meanwhile, Minnesota’s choice of Cole Kramer at quarterback comes as Athan Kaliakmanis heads to the transfer portal. Kramer, despite five seasons with the Golden Gophers, has attempted merely 14 passes in his collegiate career.

Moving on to the SERVPRO First Responder Bowl where Rice squares off against Texas State, the spotlight falls on wide receiver Luke McCaffrey, sibling to San Francisco 49ers’ standout Christian McCaffrey. Luke has showcased his prowess with 68 receptions, 963 yards, and an impressive 12 touchdowns this season. Both teams exhibit robust offenses, with Rice averaging 30.2 points per game and Texas State notching an average of 36 points. However, Texas State’s defense faces a challenge, conceding an average of 33.8 points per game.

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The evening concludes with Kansas taking on UNLV in the Guaranteed Rate Bowl. Kansas quarterback Jason Bean, who stepped up admirably in place of the injured Jalen Daniels, recorded a 3-2 record as a starter and recently notched two touchdowns and 250 yards on 17 attempts in a notable win against Cincinnati. Meanwhile, UNLV enters the game following a two-game losing streak, including a substantial 44-20 defeat to Boise State in the Mountain West title game.

Today’s lineup features a diverse array of bowl games, showcasing varying teams and standout players. For those looking to catch the action, here’s a comprehensive guide encompassing game schedules, teams, timings, locations, TV channels, and streaming options to ensure you don’t miss a moment of these thrilling matchups.

 

College football schedule: What bowl games are on today?

Tuesday, Dec. 26

Bowl Matchup Time (ET) TV channel
Quick Lane Bowl Bowling Green vs. Minnesota 2 p.m. ESPN, fuboTV
SERVPRO First Responder Bowl Texas State vs. Rice 5:30 p.m. ESPN, fuboTV
Guaranteed Rate Bowl Kansas vs. UNLV 9 p.m. ESPN, fuboTV

 

  1. Bowling Green vs. Minnesota: Minnesota heads into the postseason following a challenging stretch of Big Ten losses after a promising start to the season. The Golden Gophers have averaged 20.2 points per game while allowing 26.9 points. Their opponent, Bowling Green, has showcased an offense scoring 26.3 points per game and conceding 23.5 points. Minnesota holds an 11-12 record in bowl games, contrasting with Bowling Green’s 5-8 record.
  2. Texas State vs. Rice:This matchup could witness a high-scoring affair as both teams boast averages of over 30 points per game. Rice, with backup quarterback AJ Padgett leading the charge, enters the game with two consecutive wins, showcasing a potent offense that scored three touchdowns against Florida Atlantic. The Owls have a 7-6 record in bowl games. Meanwhile, Texas State relies on TJ Finley at quarterback and makes their inaugural bowl game appearance.
  3. Kansas vs. UNLV: Led by quarterback Jason Bean, Kansas takes on UNLV, whose starting quarterback situation remains uncertain with Jayden Maiava’s potential transfer. Kansas holds an average of 33.6 points per game, relying on running back Devin Neal against UNLV’s vulnerable run defense. The Jayhawks possess a 6-7 record in bowl games, contrasting UNLV’s 2-3 record.

 

How to watch live stream college football bowl games

For viewers eager to catch these games, all three will be broadcast on ESPN. Additionally, cord-cutters can access live streams of these bowl games for free via fuboTV, ensuring that fans won’t miss the action-packed matchups set for December 26.