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TORONTO (December 19, 2014) – TSN showcases the best teams in college football, delivering live coverage of the first-ever COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF. The network’s 25-game college football post-season schedule begins with five games tomorrow, Saturday, Dec. 20, and culminates with the crowning of the first COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF winner as national champion on Monday, Jan. 12 (see below for broadcast schedule).
TSN is Canada’s home to ESPN’s extensive coverage of college football post-season games. ESPN’s 2014 regular-season college football schedule set an industry record for total game coverage, reaching hundreds of millions of fans across multiple television and digital platforms.
TSN subscribers can access live streaming and on-demand viewing of the network’s live coverage of the college football post-season and the COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF on TSN GO.
The inaugural year of the COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF format features the four top-ranked teams facing off in the COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF SEMIFINALS on Thursday, Jan. 1. Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota and the #2-ranked Oregon Ducks take on the #3-ranked Florida State Seminoles in the ROSE BOWL GAME Presented by Northwestern Mutual at 4 p.m. ET on TSN, followed by the #1-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide facing the #4-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes in the ALLSTATE SUGAR BOWL at 8:30 p.m. ET on TSN. The winners of these games will go on to compete for the biggest prize in college football at the COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP Presented by AT&T on Monday, Jan. 12 at 8:30 p.m. ET on TSN.
Canada’s #1 sports news program, SPORTSCENTRE, delivers breaking news, highlights, and reaction from reporter Farhan Lalji, who is on-site to cover both the ROSE BOWL GAME Presented by Northwestern Mutual and the COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP Presented by AT&T.
TSN’s multi-feed coverage of 25 college football bowl games also features many of this year’s most-anticipated post-season games, including the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl and Capital One Orange Bowl on New Year’s Eve and the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic on New Year’s Day – each game featuring a matchup of Top 15-ranked teams.
Select college football bowl games and matchups from the COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF will air on TSN Radio stations across the country (check local station listings for game schedules).
Fans can visit TSN platforms for all the latest news, stats, highlights, and rankings from the world of College Football.
Saturday, Dec. 20
- R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl: Nevada vs. Louisiana-Lafayette at 11 a.m. ET on TSN3
- Gildan New Mexico Bowl: Utah State vs. Texas El-Paso at 2:20 p.m. ET on TSN3
- Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl: Utah vs. Colorado State at 3:30 p.m. ET on TSN2
- Famous Idaho Potato Bowl: Western Michigan vs. Air Force at 5:45 p.m. ET on TSN3
- Raycom Media Camellia Bowl: South Alabama vs. Bowling Green at 9:15 p.m. ET on TSN3
Monday, Dec. 22
- Miami Beach Bowl: BYU vs. Memphis at 2 p.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN4
Tuesday, Dec. 23
- San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl: Navy vs. San Diego State at 9:30 p.m. ET on TSN2
Wednesday, Dec. 24
- Popeyes Bahamas Bowl: Central Michigan vs. Western Kentucky at 12 noon ET on TSN1 and TSN4
- Hawaii Bowl: Fresno State vs. Rice at 8 p.m. ET on TSN2
Friday, Dec. 26
- Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl: North Carolina State vs. Central Florida at 8 p.m. ET on TSN2
Saturday, Dec. 27
- National University Holiday Bowl: Nebraska vs. USC at 8 p.m. ET on TSN2
Tuesday, Dec. 30
- Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl: Notre Dame vs. LSU at 3 p.m. ET on TSN2
- Belk Bowl: Georgia vs. Louisville at 6:30 p.m. ET on TSN2
- Foster Farms Bowl: Maryland vs. Stanford at 10 p.m. ET on TSN2
Wednesday, Dec. 31
- Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl: Mississippi vs. TCU at 12:30 p.m. ET on TSN2
- Capital One Orange Bowl: Mississippi State vs. Georgia Tech at 8 p.m. ET on TSN3 and TSN5
Thursday, Jan. 1
- Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic: Michigan State vs. Baylor at 12:30 p.m. ET on TSN3
- Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl: Missouri vs. Minnesota at 1 p.m. ET on TSN2
- Rose Bowl Game Presented by Northwestern Mutual: College Football Playoff Semifinal #1: Florida State vs. Oregon at 4 p.m. ET on TSN Network
- Allstate Sugar Bowl: College Football Playoff Semifinal #2: Ohio State vs. Alabama at 8:30 p.m. ET on TSN Network
Friday, Jan. 2
- Valero Alamo Bowl: Kansas State vs. UCLA at 6:45 p.m. ET on TSN2
- TicketCity Cactus Bowl: Washington vs. Oklahoma State at 10:15 p.m. ET on TSN2
Saturday, Jan. 3
- Birmingham Bowl: East Carolina vs. Florida at 12 noon ET on TSN2
Sunday, Jan. 4
- Go Daddy Bowl: Toledo vs. Arkansas State at 9 p.m. ET on TSN2
Monday, Jan. 12
- College Football Playoff National Championship Presented by AT&T at 8 p.m. ET on TSN Network
*Broadcast schedule subject to change
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