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ESPN Radio to Showcase 29 Postseason College Bowls including College Football Playoff

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College Football Playoff National Championship Game Airs January 11

ESPN Radio’s season-long coverage of the 2015 college football campaign will culminate with a 29-game postseason bowl schedule, including all matchups from the College Football Playoff, capped by the College Football Playoff National Championship Presented by AT&T on Monday, Jan. 11, with coverage beginning at 7 p.m. ET.  Veteran play-by-play voice Mike Tirico will call the final game alongside analyst Todd Blackledge, with reporters Holly Rowe and Joe Schad.

ESPN Radio will also broadcast each of the “New Year’s Six” bowls featuring the College Football Playoff Semifinals and four additional premier games, starting Thursday, Dec. 31, with the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl as No. 18 Houston faces No. 9 Florida. Dave Flemming and Mike Bellotti will describe the action with reporter Allison Williams. The College Football Playoff Semifinals will include the Capital One Orange Bowl (No. 4 Oklahoma vs. No. 1 Clemson), followed by the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic (No. 3 Michigan State vs. No. 2 Alabama) on Thursday, Dec. 31.

College Football Playoff National Championship Coverage

ESPN Radio will have comprehensive coverage of the College Football Playoff National Championship Presented by AT&T, including two days of on-site broadcasts on Monday, Jan. 11, and Tuesday, Jan. 12, of Mike & Mike (6 – 10 a.m., simulcast on ESPN2) and Russillo & Kanell (1 – 4 p.m.). In addition, ESPN Radio will have a live College Football Preview hosted by Kevin Winter and airing Monday, Jan. 11, from 1 – 4 a.m. ET (late night Sunday, Jan. 10).

All postseason college football games, including the College Football Playoff will be available on ESPN Radio, the ESPN app, ESPNRadio.com, SiriusXM, Apple iTunes Radio, Slacker Radio and TuneIn.

ESPN Radio College Football Playoff & New Year’s Six Game and Programming Schedule

Date Time (ET)** Game
Thu, Dec 31 11:30 a.m. Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl: No. 18 Houston vs. No. 9 Florida State

Dave Flemming, Mike Bellotti, Allison Williams

  3 p.m. Capital One Orange Bowl: No. 4 Oklahoma vs. No. 1 Clemson
Bill Rosinski, David Norrie, Joe Schad
  Follows Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic: No. 3 Michigan State vs. No. 2 Alabama
Brad Sham, Danny Kanell, Ian Fitzsimmons
Fri, Jan 1 1 p.m. BattleFrog Fiesta Bowl: No. 8 Notre Dame vs. No. 7 Ohio State

Adam Amin, Kelly Stouffer, Olivia Harlan

  Follows Rose Bowl Game Presented by Northwestern Mutual: No. 6 Stanford vs. No. 5 Iowa

Dave Pasch, Brian Griese, Tom Rinaldi

  Follows Allstate Sugar Bowl: No. 16 Oklahoma State vs. No. 12 Ole Miss

Bill Rosinski, David Norrie & Joe Schad

**Time indicates beginning of coverage window

College Football Playoff National Championship Presented by AT&T

Date Time (ET)** Game
Mon, Jan 11 6 a.m. Mike & Mike (from Phoenix)
  1 p.m. Russillo & Kanell (from Phoenix)
7 p.m. National Championship Presented by AT&T
Mike Tirico, Todd Blackledge, Holly Rowe, Joe Schad
Tue, Jan 12 6 a.m. Mike & Mike (from Phoenix)
  1 p.m. Russillo & Kanell (from Phoenix)

**Time indicates beginning of coverage window

Additional Postseason Games Schedule

Date Time (ET)** Game
Sat, Dec 19 2 p.m. Gildan New Mexico Bowl: Arizona vs. New Mexico
Drew Goodman, Tom Ramsey, Marty Cesario
  Follows Raycom Media Camellia Bowl: Ohio vs. Appalachian State
Marc Kestecher, Cole Cubelic, Dawn Davenport
  Follows R+L Carriers New OrleansBowl: Arkansas State vs. Louisiana Tech
Bill Rosinski, David Norrie, Joe Schad
Tue, Dec 22 2:30 p.m. Famous Idaho Potato Bowl: Akron vs. Utah State
Paul Loeffler, Pat Hill, Marty Cesario
  Follows Marmot Boca Raton Bowl: Toledo vs. No. 24 Temple
Dave Lamont, John Congemi, Brett McMurphy
Wed, Dec 23 3:30 p.m. San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl: Boise State vs. Northern Illinois
Bill Rosinski, David Norrie, Joe Schad
Thu, Dec 24 7 p.m. Hawai’i Bowl: San Diego State vs. Cincinnati
Kevin Winter, Mike Golic Sr., Mike Golic, Jr.
Sat, Dec 26 10 a.m. St. Petersburg Bowl: Connecticut vs. Marshall
Drew Goodman, Rene Ingoglia, Brett McMurphy
  Follows New Era Pinstripe Bowl: Indiana vs. Duke
Kevin Winter, Greg Buttle, C.J. Papa
  8 p.m. Foster Farms Bowl: UCLA vs. Nebraska
Bill Rosinski, David Norrie, Joe Schad
Mon, Dec 28 2 p.m. Military Bowl Presented by Northrop Grumman: Pittsburgh vs. No. 21 Navy
John Brickley, Mike Golic Sr., Mike Golic, Jr.
Tue, Dec 29 4:30 p.m. Russell Athletic Bowl: No. 10 North Carolina vs. No. 17 Baylor
Bill Rosinski, David Norrie, Joe Schad
  Follows AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl: No. 20 LSU vs. Texas Tech
Bob Wischusen, Brock Huard, Shannon Spake
Wed, Dec 30 Noon Birmingham Bowl: Auburn vs. Memphis
Allen Bestwick, Dan Hawkins, Tiffany Greene
  Follows Belk Bowl: NC State vs. Mississippi State
Taylor Zarzour, Charles Arbuckle, and Quint Kessenich
  Follows Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl: Texas A&M vs. Louisville
Mike Corey, Rene Ingoglia, Ian Fitzsimmons
  Follows Holiday Bowl: No. 25 USC vs. Wisconsin
Drew Goodman, Tom Ramsey, Marty Cesario
Fri, Jan 1 12:30 p.m. Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl: No. 14 Michigan vs. No. 19 Florida
Beth Mowins, Anthony Becht, Paul Carcaterra
Sat, Jan 2 Noon Tax Slayer Bowl: Penn State vs. Georgia
Eamon McAnaney, John Congemi, Ian Fitzsimmons
  Follows AutoZone Liberty Bowl: Kansas State vs. Arkansas
Mark Neely, Jay Walker, Kevin Weidl
  Follows Valero Alamo Bowl: No. 15 Oregon vs. No. 11 TCU
Tom Hart, Andre Ware, Laura Rutledge
  Follows Motel 6 Cactus Bowl: West Virginia vs. Arizona State
Drew Goodman, David Diaz-Infante, Olivia Harlan

**Time indicates beginning of coverage window

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