The 'Way Too Early' College Football Bowl Predictions

The College Football Bowl Season doesn't kick off until December 20th, but why wait? hahaha

From ESPN:

College Football Playoff National Championship

Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans

Jan. 13, 8 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura: Alabama vs. Clemson

Schlabach: Georgia vs. Clemson

College Football Playoff Semifinal at the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl

State Farm Stadium, Glendale, Arizona

Dec. 28, 4 or 8 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura: Alabama vs. Oklahoma

Schlabach: Georgia vs. Oklahoma

College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl

Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta

Dec. 28, 4 or 8 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura: Clemson vs. Ohio State

Schlabach: Clemson vs. Alabama

Bowl schedule

Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl

Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium, Nassau

Dec. 20, 2 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura: Eastern Michigan vs. Louisiana Tech

Schlabach: Western Michigan vs. UAB

Frisco Bowl

Toyota Stadium, Frisco, Texas

Dec. 20, 7:30 p.m., ESPN2

Bonagura: UCF vs. Southern Miss

Schlabach: Houston vs. FAU

Celebration Bowl

Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta

Dec. 21, noon, ABC

Bonagura: North Carolina A&T vs. Alcorn State

Schlabach: North Carolina A&T vs. Alcorn State

New Mexico Bowl

Dreamstyle Stadium, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Dec. 21, 2 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura: Marshall vs. Air Force

Schlabach: Marshall vs. San Diego State

Cure Bowl

Exploria Stadium, Orlando, Florida

Dec. 21, 2:30 p.m., CBS Sports Network

Bonagura: USF vs. Troy

Schlabach: SMU vs. Georgia Southern

Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl

FAU Stadium, Boca Raton, Florida

Dec. 21, 3:30 p.m., ABC

Bonagura: Buffalo vs. SMU

Schlabach: Buffalo vs. USF

Camellia Bowl

Cramton Bowl, Montgomery, Alabama

Dec. 21, 5:30 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura: Ohio vs. Georgia Southern

Schlabach: Northern Illinois vs. Troy

Mitsubishi Motors Las Vegas Bowl

Sam Boyd Stadium, Las Vegas

Dec. 21, 7:30 p.m., ABC

Bonagura: UCLA vs. Fresno State

Schlabach: Washington State vs. Boise State

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl

Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans

Dec. 21, 9 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura: Arkansas State vs. FIU

Schlabach: Southern Miss vs. Louisiana

Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl

Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida

Dec. 23, 2:30 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura: Memphis vs. Wake Forest

Schlabach: FIU vs. Temple

SoFi Hawai'i Bowl

Aloha Stadium, Honolulu

Dec. 24, 8 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura: BYU vs. Houston

Schlabach: BYU vs. Tulane

Walk-On's Independence Bowl

Independence Stadium, Shreveport, Louisiana

Dec. 26, 4 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura: Pittsburgh vs. UAB

Schlabach: Wake Forest vs. Purdue

Quick Lane Bowl

Ford Field, Detroit

Dec. 26, 8 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura: Indiana vs. FAU

Schlabach: Michigan State vs. NC State

Military Bowl Presented by Northrop Grumman

Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis, Maryland

Dec. 27, noon, ESPN

Bonagura: NC State vs. Temple

Schlabach: Boston College vs. Memphis

New Era Pinstripe Bowl

Yankee Stadium, New York

Dec. 27, 3:20 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura: Nebraska vs. Miami

Schlabach: Nebraska vs. Duke

Academy Sports + Outdoors Texas Bowl

NRG Stadium, Houston

Dec. 27, 6:45 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura: Ole Miss vs. Baylor

Schlabach:Mississippi State vs. TCU

San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl

SDCCU Stadium, San Diego

Dec. 27, 8 p.m., Fox Sports 1

Bonagura: Washington State vs. Iowa

Schlabach: Oregon vs. Iowa

Cheez-It Bowl

Chase Field, Phoenix

Dec. 27, 10:15 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura: Arizona State vs. Texas Tech

Schlabach: Fresno State vs. UCLA

Camping World Bowl

Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Florida

Dec. 28, noon, ABC

Bonagura: Notre Dame vs. Oklahoma State

Schlabach: Miami vs. Iowa State

Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic

AT&T Stadium, Dallas

Dec. 28., noon, ESPN

Bonagura: Oregon vs. Boise State

Schlabach:Notre Dame vs. UCF

SERVPRO First Responder Bowl

Gerald J. Ford Stadium, Dallas

Dec. 30, 12:30 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura:North Texas vs. Army

Schlabach: North Texas vs. Arizona State

Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl

Nissan Stadium, Nashville, Tennessee

Dec. 30, 4 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura: Tennessee vs. Virginia

Schlabach: Tennessee vs. Pittsburgh

Redbox Bowl

Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara, California

Dec. 30, 4 p.m., Fox

Bonagura: Stanford vs. Wisconsin

Schlabach: USC vs. Northwestern

Capital One Orange Bowl

Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida

Dec. 30, 8 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura:Syracuse vs. LSU

Schlabach: Syracuse vs. Penn State

Belk Bowl

Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, North Carolina

Dec. 31, noon, ESPN

Bonagura: Auburn vs. Virginia Tech

Schlabach: Kentucky vs. Virginia Tech

Tony the Tiger Sun Bowl

Sun Bowl Stadium, El Paso, Texas

Dec. 31, 2 p.m., CBS

Bonagura: USC vs. Florida State

Schlabach: Stanford vs. Florida State

AutoZone Liberty Bowl

Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, Memphis, Tennessee

Dec. 31, 3:45 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura: South Carolina vs. TCU

Schlabach: South Carolina vs. Baylor

NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl

Arizona Stadium, Tucson, Arizona

Dec. 31, 4:30 p.m., CBS Sports Network

Bonagura: Nevada vs. Louisiana

Schlabach: Hawaii vs. Arkansas State

Valero Alamo Bowl

Alamodome, San Antonio

Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura: Washington vs. Iowa State

Schlabach: Washington vs. Oklahoma State

Citrus Bowl

Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Florida

Jan. 1, 1 p.m., ABC

Bonagura: Florida vs. Penn State

Schlabach: Florida vs. Virginia

Outback Bowl

Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida

Jan. 1, 1 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura: Michigan State vs. Mississippi State

Schlabach: Michigan vs. Texas A&M

Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual

Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California

Jan. 1, 5 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura: Utah vs. Michigan

Schlabach: Utah vs. Ohio State

Allstate Sugar Bowl

Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans

Jan. 1, 8:45 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura: Georgia vs. Texas

Schlabach: LSU vs. Texas

Birmingham Bowl

Legion Field, Birmingham, Alabama

Jan. 2, 3 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura: Kentucky vs. Cincinnati

Schlabach: Army vs. Cincinnati

TaxSlayer Gator Bowl

TIAA Bank Field, Jacksonville, Florida

Jan. 2, 7 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura: Texas A&M vs. Minnesota

Schlabach: Auburn vs. Wisconsin

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

Albertsons Stadium, Boise, Idaho

Jan. 3, 3:30 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura: Toledo vs. Utah State

Schlabach: Toledo vs. Wyoming

Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl

Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, Texas

Jan. 4, 11:30 a.m., ESPN

Bonagura:Northwestern vs. San Diego State

Schlabach: Minnesota vs. Utah State

Mobile Alabama Bowl

Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Mobile, Alabama

Jan. 6, 7:30 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura: Western Michigan vs. Appalachian State

Schlabach: Ohio vs. Appalachian State

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