The 2019 college football postseason schedule features 40 bowl games between FBS teams, with the finale at the national title game on Jan. 13 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. This year’s semifinal games will be on Dec. 28.

Sporting News’ final set of bowl projections feature a College Football Playoff field that includes Ohio State, LSU, Clemson and Oklahoma. We have LSU taking the No. 1 seed and playing Oklahoma in the Peach Bowl national semifinals. Ohio State and Clemson will meet in the Fiesta Bowl national semifinal.

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Sporting News has projections for all 40 bowl games here. Our projections heading into conference championship weekend of the college football season:

Final college football bowl projections

Date Bowl Teams
Dec. 20 Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl Buffalo** vs. Charlotte**
Dec. 20 DXL Frisco Bowl Western Michigan vs. SMU
Dec. 21 New Mexico Bowl Western Kentucky vs. Utah State
Dec. 21 AutoNation Cure Bowl Georgia State vs. UCF
Dec. 21 Cheribundi Tart Cherry Boca Raton Bowl FIU vs. Ohio
Dec. 21 Raycom Media Camellia Bowl Miami (Ohio) vs. Louisiana
Dec. 21 Mitsubishi Motors Las Vegas Bowl Boise State vs. Washington State
Dec. 21 R&L Carriers New Orleans Bowl Louisiana Tech vs. Appalachian State
Dec. 23 Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl Marshall vs. Cincinnati
Dec. 24 SoFi Hawai’i Bowl BYU** vs. Hawaii
Dec. 26 Walk-On’s Independence Bowl Southern Miss vs. Miami
Dec. 26 Quick Lane Bowl Liberty vs. Boston College
Dec. 27 Military Bowl Presented by Northrop Grumman North Carolina vs. Temple
Dec. 27 New Era Pinstripe Bowl Michigan State vs. Wake Forest
Dec. 27 Academy Sports and Outdoors Texas Bowl Texas vs. Pitt
Dec. 27 SDCU Holiday Bowl USC vs. Indiana
Dec. 27 Cheez-It Bowl Washington vs. Nevada
Dec. 28 Camping World Bowl Oklahoma State vs. Notre Dame
Dec. 30 SERVPRO First Responders Bowl Tulane vs. Wyoming
Dec. 30 Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl UAB vs. Louisville
Dec. 30 Redbox Bowl Cal vs. Illinois
Dec. 31 Belk Bowl Tennessee vs. Virginia Tech
Dec. 31 Hyundai Sun Bowl Arizona State vs. Florida State
Dec. 31 AutoZone Liberty Bowl Kansas State vs. Kentucky
Dec. 31 Valero Alamo Bowl Utah vs. Iowa State
Dec. 31 NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl Arkansas State vs. Air Force
Jan. 1 Outback Bowl Minnesota vs. Auburn
Jan. 1 Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl Michigan vs. Alabama
Jan. 2 Birmingham Bowl FAU vs. Mississippi State
Jan. 2 TaxSlayer Bowl Texas A&M vs. Iowa
Jan. 3 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Kent State vs. San Diego State
Jan. 4 Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl Central Michigan* vs. Navy
Jan. 6 LendingTree Bowl Toledo vs. Georgia Southern

**Accepted bowl bid

Final College Football Playoff/New Year’s Day 6 projections

Dec. 28 Goodyear Cotton Bowl Penn State vs. Memphis
Dec. 30 Capital One Orange Bowl Virginia vs. Florida
Jan. 1 Rose Bowl Wisconsin vs. Oregon
Jan. 1 Allstate Sugar Bowl Georgia vs. Baylor
Dec. 28 Fiesta Bowl Clemson vs. Ohio State
Dec. 28 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl LSU vs. Oklahoma
Jan. 13 College Football Playoff Championship Ohio State vs. LSU

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