College football bowls: New Year's Six matchups announced
The lineup for the sextet of bowl games — known as the New Year's Six — selected by the College Football Playoff committee has been announced.
The Peach Bowl, Fiesta Bowl, Rose Bowl, Sugar Bowl, Orange Bowl and Cotton Bowl are all scheduled for a three day span between Friday, Dec. 29 and Monday, Jan. 1.
In the College Football Playoff, Clemson and Alabama will repeat last year's national championship matchup in the Sugar Bowl, while Oklahoma and Georgia will face off in the Rose Bowl.
The final four NY6 games were rounded out by a handful of teams that just missed out on the playoff.
Here are the matchups:
*Sugar Bowl: No. 1 Clemson vs. No. 4 Alabama — Jan. 1, 8:45pm ET
*Rose Bowl: No. 2 Oklahoma vs. No. 3 Georgia — Jan. 1, 5pm ET
Cotton Bowl: No. 5 Ohio State vs. No. 8 USC — Dec. 29, 8:30pm ET
Fiesta Bowl: No. 9 Penn State vs. No. 11 Washington — Dec. 30, 4pm ET
Orange Bowl: No. 6 Wisconsin vs. No. 10 Miami — Dec. 30, 8pm ET
Peach Bowl: No. 7 Auburn vs. No. 12 UCF — Jan. 1, 12:30pm ET