NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM will offer a schedule of 34 live bowl games this college football postseason, including the College Football Playoff Semifinals and National Championship, giving subscribers nationwide access to live play-by-play on their satellite radios and on the SiriusXM app.
The schedule begins this Saturday, December 17, with a lineup of five games that kicks off with Grambling State vs. North Carolina Central in the Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl at 12:00 pm ET. A complete schedule of games and their SiriusXM channel assignments can be found at www.SiriusXM.com/bowlschedule.
On New Year's Eve, subscribers can tune in for both College Football Playoff Semifinal games – the Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl featuring #1 Alabama vs. #4 Washington (3:00 pm ET), followed by #2 Clemson vs. #3 Ohio State in the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl. Nine days later listeners will get live play-by-play as the winners of those two games face off for the College Football Playoff National Championship at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, FL (Jan. 9 at 8:00 pm ET). All three CFP games air on ESPN Radio, SiriusXM channel 80.
In addition to the College Football Playoff games, listeners will also get access to the six other bowl games that feature matchups between Top 25-ranked teams. These include: #10 Colorado vs. #12 Oklahoma St. in the Valero Alamo Bowl (Dec. 29); #11 Florida State vs. #6 Michigan in the Capital One Orange Bowl (Dec. 30); #13 Louisville vs. #20 LSU in the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl (Dec. 31); #8 Wisconsin vs. #15 Western Michigan in the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic (Jan. 2); #5 Penn State vs. #9 USC in the Rose Bowl Game Presented by Northwestern Mutual (Jan. 2) and #7 Oklahoma vs. #14 Auburn in the Allstate Sugar Bowl (Jan. 2).
SiriusXM also offers fans the most in-depth radio coverage of the college game with daily talk, up-to-the-moment news and expert analysis on SiriusXM College Sports Nation, channel 84 on satellite radios and the SiriusXM app.
SiriusXM College Sports Nation features an unparalleled team of expert hosts that includes Heisman Trophy winners, National Champions, and former players and coaches. Greg McElroy, Rick Neuheisel, Matt Leinart, Robert Smith, Lou Holtz, Gino Torretta, Butch Davis, Phil Savage, Tim Brown, Eddie George, Kirk Morrison, Brad Hopkins, Charles Arbuckle and Eric LeGrand are among the analysts joining hosts Taylor Zarzour, Chris Childers, Mark Packer, Andy Staples, Braden Gall, Mark Morgan, Chris Spatola, and Rachel Baribeau throughout the season.
Twenty-seven of the bowl game broadcasts – including the College Football Playoff Semifinals and College Football Playoff National Championship – are produced and provided by ESPN Radio. Other broadcast providers are Touchdown Radio and RedVoice LLC.
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