2021 bowl calendar: an overview of college canine football
The 2021 bowl season has arrived, so it’s time to determine where the NCAA Division I dog schools will play on the 2021 college football bowl schedule.
As always, dog schools are defined as having a canine mascot (live, costumed, or logo) or having a veterinary medicine program.
There will be 44 bowl games in the 2021 varsity football bowl season, including the playoff semi-finals and the National Championship game, meaning that approximately two-thirds of FBS teams will play a game. additional.
That’s way too much, especially during a pandemic, but it fills in a rather sluggish weather in the televised sports landscape, so soccer dogs will have plenty of time to cheer on their teams while waiting for holiday snacks in the kitchen.
The 2021 bowl calendar includes many dog schools.
Because it’s faster to write them down chronologically rather than separating dog schools and vet schools, this is how it will be covered, all times listed are ET.
The Mission’s Northern Illinois Huskies (9-4 overall, MAC) will face the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (a Chaucer’s rooster Canterbury Tales; Sun Belt 10-2) at 6 p.m. on Friday, December 17 on ESPN2 in the Tailgreeter Cure Bowl.
On Saturday, December 18, the South Carolina State Bulldogs face the Jackson State Tigers in the Cricket Wireless Celebration Bowl, at noon on ABC.
In the PUBG Mobile New Mexico Bowl in Albuquerque, the Fresno State Bulldogs (MWC 9-3) take on the UTEP Miners (C-USA 7-5) at 2:15 p.m. on ESPN. PUBG Mobile is a war video game for mobile phones.
The Oregon State Beavers Veterinary School (7-5 of Pac-12) will face the Utah State Aggies (10-3 of MWC) in the Jimmy Kimmel LA Bowl presented by Stifel (an investment bank) at 7:30 am on ABC of SoFi Stadium near Los Angeles.
On Wednesday, December 22, the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl will feature the Missouri Tigers Veterinary School (SEC 6-6) playing against the Army Black Knights at Amon G Carter Stadium in Forth Worth at 8 p.m. on ESPN.
Holland the Pup’s Florida Gators (SEC 6-6) face the Central Florida Knights (American 8-4) on Thursday, December 23 at the Union Home Mortgage Gasparilla Bowl, Raymond James Stadium in Tampa at 7 p.m. . ESPN.
On Monday, December 27, the Quick Lane Bowl will pit the Nevada Wolf Pack (MWC 8-4) against the Western Michigan Broncos (MAC 7-5) at Ford Field in Detroit at 11 a.m. on ESPN.
On Tuesday, December 28, the Bully’s Mississippi State Bulldogs (SEC 7-5) take on the Texas Tech Red Raiders (Big 12 6-6) at 6:45 p.m. on ESPN in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl in Memphis.
The San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl will feature (ACC) ‘s Tuffy’s North Carolina State Wolfpack 9-3 against the UCLA Bruins (Pac-12 8-4) at 8 p.m. on Fox.
The Minnesota Golden Gophers Veterinary School (Big Ten 8-4) will face the West Virginia Mountaineers (Big 12 6-6) in the Guaranteed Rate Bowl at 10:15 p.m. on ESPN.
On Wednesday, December 29, the Virginia Tech Hokies Vet School (CCA 6-6) will face the Maryland Terrapins (6-6 Big Ten) in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium at 215pm on ESPN.
The Iowa State Cyclones Vet School (7-5 of Big 12) intermingles with the Clemson Tigers (9-3 of ACC) in the Cheez-it Bowl on ESPN at 5:45 p.m. at Camping World Stadium in Orlando.
On Thursday, Dec. 30, two vet schools got down to it as Rocky the Coonhound’s Tennessee Volunteers (SEC 7-5) hit the field against the Purdue Boilermakers (Big Ten 8-4) in the TransPerfect Music. City Bowl at 3 p.m. ESPN at Nissan Stadium in Nashville.
The Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl will be held in Atlanta from Mercedes-Benz Stadium, pitting the Michigan State Spartans Vet School (10-2 on Big Ten) against the Pittsburgh Panthers (11-2 on ACC) at 7 p.m. on ESPN.
The SRS Distribution Las Vegas Bowl takes place in the all-new Allegiant Stadium, putting the Wisconsin Badgers Vet School (Big Ten 8-4) against the Arizona State Sun Devils (Pac-12 8-4) at 10:30 p.m. on ESPN.
Friday, December 31, kicks off with Reveille the Collie’s Texas A&M Aggies (SEC 8-4) against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons (ACC 10-3) in the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl at 11 a.m. on ESPN at TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville.
The Tony the Tiger Sun Bowl will be held in El Paso at 2 p.m. on CBS, with the Washington State Cougars (7-5 of Pac-12) vet against the Miami Hurricanes (7-5 of ACC).
In one of the college football playoff semifinal games, the Uga Georgia Bulldogs (SEC 12-1) will face the Michigan Wolverines (Big Ten 12-1) in the Capital One Orange Bowl near from Miami at 7:30 p.m. on ESPN.
On Saturday, Jan. 1, the Oklahoma State Cowboys Vet School (11-2 of the Big 12) will take on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish for the first time in the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl at 1 p.m. on ESPN from State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. .
The Rose Bowl Game presented by Capital One Venture X will air on ESPN at 5 p.m. and will feature the Ohio State Vet Buckeyes (10-3 from Big Ten) against the Utah Utes (10-2 from Pac-12).
Finally, the TaxAct Texas Bowl will feature two vet schools in the Kansas State Wildcats (7-5 Big 12) and LSU Tigers (6-6 SEC) at 9 p.m. on ESPN at NRG Stadium in Houston.