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2017 NFF TV Schedule for NCAA Football - Week 16
Check out the NFF's comprehensive television schedule - every NCAA and NAIA football game, with announcers - for Dec. 15-20, 2017.
Published: 12/15/2017 12:30:00 PM
(Pictured: 2017 NFF National Scholar-Athletes Chandon Sullivan (Georgia State), Mason Hampton (Boise State) and Blaise Taylor (Arkansas State) will lead their teams in bowl games this week while Jake Wieneke and South Dakota State play in the FCS Semifinals.)

The following schedule is for games from Division I (FBS and FCS) for the dates of Dec. 15-20, 2017. It also includes the Division II, Division III and NAIA championships. If you choose to reproduce this schedule, please credit The National Football Foundation and use the NFF logo, which can be downloaded here.

* All times Eastern
* FBS Rankings reflect the FWAA-NFF Super 16 Poll
* FCS Rankings reflect the playoff seeding

This schedule is compiled by Alan Cox. Any comments or updates, please email news@footballfoundation.com.

FBS Bowl Schedule


Saturday, Dec. 16

Bowl (Site)

Time

Game

Network (Talent)

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl

(New Orleans, La.)

1:00 p.m.

Troy

vs. North Texas

ESPN

(Jason Benetti, Kelly Stouffer, Kris Budden)

AutoNation Cure Bowl

(Orlando, Fla.)

2:30 p.m.

WKU

vs. Georgia State4

CBS Sports Network

(Carter Blackburn, Aaron Taylor, Jenny Dell)

Las Vegas Bowl

(Las Vegas, Nev.)

3:30 p.m.

Boise State4

vs. Oregon

ABC

(Rece Davis, Kirk Herbstreit3, Molly McGrath)

Gildan New Mexico Bowl

(Albuquerque, N.M.)

4:30 p.m.

Marshall

vs. Colorado State

ESPN

(Anish Shroff, Ahmad Brooks, Roddy Jones)

Raycom Media Camellia Bowl (Montgomery, Ala.)

8:00 p.m.

Middle Tennessee

vs. Arkansas State4

ESPN

(Taylor Zarzour, Andre Ware1, Olivia Harlan)

 

Tuesday, Dec. 19

Bowl (Site)

Time

Game

Network (Talent)

Cheribundi Tart Cherry Boca Raton Bowl

(Boca Raton, Fla.)

7:00 p.m.

Akron

vs. Florida Atlantic

ESPN

(Clay Matvick, Kirk Morrison, Cole Cubelic)

 

Wednesday, Dec. 20

Bowl (Site)

Time

Game

Network (Talent)

DXL Frisco Bowl (Frisco, Texas)

8:00 p.m.

Louisiana Tech

vs. SMU

ESPN

(Mike Couzens, John Congemi, Kris Budden)


FCS


FCS Playoffs: Semifinals

Date

Time

Game

Network (Talent)

Fri., Dec. 15

8:00 p.m.

(6) Sam Houston State
at (2) North Dakota State

ESPN2

(Dave Neal, Matt Stinchcomb2)

Sat., Dec. 16

4:30 p.m.

(5) South Dakota State4

at (1) James Madison

ESPNU

(Roy Philpott, Tom Ramsey)


Celebration Bowl

Date

Time

Game

Network (Talent)

Sat., Dec. 16

Noon

Grambling State

vs. North Carolina A&T St.

(Atlanta, Ga.)

ABC

(Mark Neely, Jay Walker, Tiffany Greene)


NCAA Division II Championship

Date

Time

Game

Network (Talent)

Sat., Dec. 16

6:00 p.m.

West Florida

vs. Texas A&M Commerce

(Kansas City, Kan.)

ESPN2

(Kevin Davis, Tom Luginbill, Paul Carcatera)

 

NCAA Division III Championship/Stagg Bowl

Date

Time

Game

Network (Talent)

Fri., Dec. 15

7:00 p.m.

Mary Hardin-Baylor (TX)

vs. Mount Union (OH)

(Salem, Va.)

ESPNU

(Dave LaMont, Ray Bentley, Dawn Davenport)


NAIA Championship

Date

Time

Game

Network (Talent)

Sat., Dec. 16

6:00 p.m.

Saint Francis (IN)

vs. Reinhardt (GA)

(Daytona Beach, Fla.)

ESPN3

(Drew Fellios, Forrest Conoly, Kristen Bedard)


1
 - College Football Hall of Famer
2 - Former NFF National Scholar-Athlete
3 - NFF Outstanding Contribution to Amateur Football Honoree
4 - Team Features 2017 NFF National Scholar-Athlete

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