TaxSlayer Bowl: Louisville vs. Mississippi State
The Cardinals (8-4) kick off against the No. 23 Bulldogs (8-4) in the TaxSlayer Bowl. Mississippi State is without quarterback Nick Fitzgerald after a season-ending ankle injury. Louisville QB Lamar Jackson was again nominated for the Heisman Trophy.
Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
Central Florida vs. Auburn
The 50th edition of the Peach Bowl sees No. 12 Central Florida (12-0) battle No. 7 Auburn (10-3). This is the second major-bowl berth for the Knights, following their 2013 Fiesta Bowl appearance. The Tigers have lost three of their last four bowls.
New Era Pinstripe Bowl: Iowa vs. Boston College
The 7-5 Hawkeyes play the 7-5 Eagles in the Pinstripe Bowl from Yankee Stadium. Iowa looks to snap a five-game bowl losing streak dating back to 2011. Last year, Boston College snapped its five-game bowl losing streak with a 36-30 win over Maryland.