Press Release

Posted by Rachel Margolis on December 31, 2012

Extensive College Football Bowl Coverage Continues With BCS Games Tuesday

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ESPN’s extensive college football bowl schedule – highlighted by all five of the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) matchups beginning Tuesday, Jan. 1 – will culminate with the Discover BCS National Championship on Monday, Jan. 7, with No. 1 Notre Dame vs. No. 2 Alabama (8:30 p.m. ET / ESPN, ESPN 3D, ESPN Deportes, ESPN Radio, WatchESPN). A New Year’s Eve matchup at the Sheraton Hawaii Bow, Fresno State vs. SMU, at 8 p.m. on ESPN and ESPN Radio kick starts the holiday week games on ESPN. A complete schedule with commentator assignments is available on ESPN Media Zone.

BCS Bowls

Date Time (ET) Game / Announcers Platform(s)
Tue, Jan 1 5 p.m. Rose Bowl Game Presented by Vizio: Wisconsin vs. No. 6 Stanford
ESPN: Brent Musburger, Kirk Herbstreit, Heather Cox & Tom Rinaldi
Radio: Dave Pasch, Brian Griese & Jenn Brown
Deportes: Georgina Ruiz Sandoval & Robert Abramowitz
ESPN, ESPN Deportes & ESPN Radio
  8:30 p.m. Discover Orange Bowl: No. 15 Northern Illinois vs. No. 12 Florida State
ESPN: Joe Tessitore, Matt Millen & Maria Taylor
Radio: Bill Rosinski, David Norrie & Joe Schad
Deportes: Eduardo Varela & Pablo Viruega
ESPN, ESPN Deportes & ESPN Radio
Wed, Jan 2 8:30 p.m. Allstate Sugar Bowl: No. 21 Louisville vs. No. 3 Florida
ESPN: Sean McDonough, Chris Spielman & Quint Kessenich
Radio: Bob Wischusen, Danny Kanell & Allison Williams
Deportes: Eduardo Varela & Pablo Viruega
ESPN, ESPN Deportes, ESPN Radio & ESPN 3D
Thu, Jan 3 8:30 p.m. Tostitos Fiesta Bowl: No. 4 Oregon vs. No. 5 Kansas State
ESPN: Brad Nessler, Todd Blackledge & Holly Rowe
Radio: Bill Rosinski, David Norrie & Joe Schad
Deportes: Eduardo Varela & Pablo Viruega
ESPN, ESPN Deportes & ESPN Radio
Mon, Jan 7 8:30 p.m. Discover BCS National Championship: No. 1 Notre Dame vs. No. 2 Alabama
ESPN: Brent Musburger, Kirk Herbstreit, Heather Cox & Tom Rinaldi
Radio: Mike Tirico, Todd Blackledge, Holly Rowe & Joe Schad
Deportes: Eduardo Varela & Pablo Viruega
ESPN, ESPN Deportes, ESPN Radio & ESPN 3D

Non-BCS Bowls

Date Time (ET) Game / Announcers Platform(s)
Mon, Dec 31 Noon Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl: NC State vs. Vanderbilt
Carter Blackburn, Rod Gilmore & Jemele Hill
ESPN
  3:30 p.m. AutoZone Liberty Bowl: Iowa State vs. Tulsa
ESPN: Mark Jones, Brock Huard & Jessica Mendoza
Radio: Beth Mowins, Joey Galloway & Lewis Johnson
ESPN & ESPN Radio
  7:30 p.m. Chick-fil-A Bowl: No. 8 LSU vs. No. 14 Clemson
ESPN: Mike Patrick, Ed Cunningham & Jeannine Edwards
Radio: Dave Neal, Andre Ware & Cara Capuano
ESPN & ESPN Radio
Tue, Jan 1 Noon TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl: Mississippi State vs. No. 20 Northwestern
Bob Wischusen, Danny Kanell & Allison Williams
ESPN2
  Heart of Dallas Bowl: Purdue vs. Oklahoma State
Clay Matvick, Matt Stinchcomb & Kaylee Hartung
ESPNU
  1 p.m. Capital One Bowl: No. 7 Georgia vs. No. 16 Nebraska
ABC: Rece Davis, Jesse Palmer, David Pollack & Samantha Steele
Radio: Dave Lamont, Kelly Stouffer & Brett McMurphy
ABC & ESPN Radio
  Outback Bowl: No. 10 South Carolina vs. No. 18 Michigan
ESPN: Mike Tirico, Jon Gruden & Shannon Spake
Radio: Carter Blackburn, John Congemi & Jemele Hill
ESPN & ESPN Radio
Fri, Jan 4 7 p.m. AT&T Cotton Bowl: No. 9 Texas A&M vs. No. 11 Oklahoma
Brad Sham, Ed Cunningham & Ian Fitzsimmons
ESPN Radio
Sat, Jan 5 1 p.m. BBVA Compass Bowl: Pittsburgh vs. Ole Miss
ESPN: Eamon McAnaney, David Diaz-Infante & Paul Carcaterra
Radio: Dave Lamont, Kelly Stouffer & Allison Williams
ESPN & ESPN Radio
Sun, Jan 6 9 p.m. GoDaddy.com Bowl: No. 25 Kent State vs. Arkansas State
Mark Jones, Brock Huard & Jessica Mendoza
ESPN

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