ST. PETERSBURG, FL, Sporting Alert – Here is the TV schedule of college bowl games for Boxing Day on Saturday, 26 December.
There will be six bowl games on TV on the day, starting with the 11:00 a.m. ET kick-off at Tropicana Field in Saint Petersburg, Florida, where Connecticut and Marshall will battle for the St. Petersburg Bowl live on ESPN and streaming live on WatchESPN as well.
The Huskies (6-6), who has played well in patches this season and even secured a win over a ranked Houston side on the term, will be playing in their first bowl since 2010 and will be led by running back Arkeel Newsome and wide receiver Noel Thomas.
Marshall, which finished second in the Conference USA East Division, in the meantime, will be led by quarterback Chase Litton, who has thrown for 2,387 yards and 22 touchdowns during the regular season. linebacker Evan McKelvey has also played an integral part for the Thundering Herd (9-3) this season collecting 113 tackles overall and has had at least seven tackles in 10 of 12 games, according to NCAA stats.
Another one of the bowl games on TV on 26 December is the Foster Farms Bowl, which will feature UCLA against Nebraska at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara in California. The game is live at 9:15 p.m. and can be watch on ESPN.
The series between these two programs is knotted at 6-6 with the last meeting coming in 2013.
The Bruins (8-4) won the last battle with Nebraska, 41-21 and they are 16-17-1 in bowl games overall. Their Last appearance was a 40-35 victory over Kansas State last season to win the Alamo Bowl. The Cornhuskers are 25-26 overall in bowls, with the Holiday Bowl in 2014 being the last postseason outing.
In other college bowl games to watch, Miami and Washington State meet in the Hyundai Sun Bowl in El Paso, Texas, the Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl will feature Washington against Southern Miss, Indiana and Duke will go head-to-head at the Yankee Stadium in New York for the New Era Pinstripe Bowl, while the Camping World Independence Bowl will pit Tulsa and Virginia Tech together at Independence Stadium in Shreveport, Louisiana.
The Full TV Schedule of College Bowl Games
Saturday 26 December
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St. Petersburg Bowl
Connecticut vs. Marshall
St. Petersburg, Florida | Tropicana Field
11 a.m. on ESPN, WatchESPN
Hyundai Sun Bowl
Miami vs. Washington State
El Paso, Texas | Sun Bowl
2 p.m. on CBS
Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl
Washington vs. Southern Miss
Dallas | Cotton Bowl
2:20 p.m. on ESPN, WatchESPN
New Era Pinstripe Bowl
Indiana vs. Duke
Bronx, New York | Yankee Stadium
3:30 p.m. on ABC, WatchESPN
Camping World Independence Bowl
Tulsa vs. Virginia Tech
Shreveport, Louisiana | Independence Stadium
5:45 p.m. on ESPN, WatchESPN
Foster Farms Bowl
UCLA vs. Nebraska
Santa Clara, California | Levi’s Stadium
9:15 p.m. on ESPN, WatchESPN