Bowl landscape: 23 days, 35 games
ARLINGTON, Texas -- College football's bowl schedule has been released for the 2011-12 season, featuring 35 games in 23 days and ending with the Allstate BCS National Championship Game Jan. 9 in New Orleans.
2011-12 Bowl Schedule
Every game, every time, every site to watch, from the New Mexico Bowl right through the Allstate BCS National Championship Game. Bowl schedule
The bowl season will open Dec. 17 with three games -- the New Mexico Bowl, the uDrove Humanitarian Bowl and the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl -- the Football Bowl Association said.
The traditional bowl date of Jan. 1 will have no games because it falls on a Sunday, when the NFL plays a full schedule of games to close its regular season, assuming a collective bargaining agreement is reached.
The Rose Bowl Game Presented By Vizio is Jan. 2; the Allstate Sugar Bowl is Jan. 3; the Discover Orange is Jan. 4; and the Tostitos Fiesta is Jan. 5.
Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.
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