Beginning with the 2014-15 season, college football begins the postseason playoff era. The format: four teams, two semifinals played in bowl games and a national championship game. The semifinals will rotate among six bowls: Cotton, Fiesta, Orange, Peach, Rose and Sugar. Each semifinal will be played during the New Year's holiday with the national title game on a Monday night at least a week later.

BOWL GAMECENTER
New Orleans La.-Lafayette 16, Nevada 3
New Mexico Utah State 21, UTEP 6
Las Vegas Utah 45, Colorado State 10
Potato Air Force 38, Western Michigan 24
Camellia Bowling Green 33, South Alabama 28
Miami Beach Memphis 55, BYU 48
Boca Raton Marshall 52, Northern Illinois 23
Poinsettia Navy 17, San Diego State 16
Popeyes Western Kentucky 49, Central Michigan 48
Hawaii Rice 30, Fresno State 6
Heart of Dallas La. Tech 35, Illinois 18
Quick Lane Rutgers 40, North Carolina 21
St. Petersburg NC State 34, UCF 27
Military Virginia Tech 33, Cincinnati 17
Sun Arizona State 36, Duke 31
Independence South Carolina 24, Miami (Fla.) 21
Pinstripe Penn State 31, Boston College 30
Holiday Southern Cal 45, Nebraska 42
Liberty Texas A&M 45, West Virginia 37
Russell Athletic Clemson 40, Oklahoma 6
Texas Arkansas 31, Texas 7
Music City Notre Dame 31, LSU 28
Belk Georgia 37, Louisville 14
Foster Farms Stanford 45, Maryland 21
Peach TCU 42, Ole Miss 3
Fiesta Boise State 38, Arizona 30
Orange Georgia Tech 49, Miss. State 34
Outback Wisconsin 34, Auburn 31
Cotton Michigan State 42, Baylor 41
Citrus Missouri 33, Minnesota 17
* Rose Oregon 59, Florida State 20
* Sugar Ohio State 42, Alabama 35
Armed Forces Houston 35, Pittsburgh 34
Gator Tennessee 45, Iowa 28
Alamo UCLA 40, Kansas State 35
Cactus Okla. State 30,  Washington 22
Birmingham Florida 28, East Carolina 20
GoDaddy Toledo 63, Arkansas State 44
CFP National Championship Ohio State 42, Oregon 20
* -- College Football Playoff semifinal games

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FBS COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF: ELIGIBLE CONFERENCES
• FBS Indepenents -- Army, BYU, Navy and Notre Dame -- also are eligible for the College Football Playoff.
SEMIFINALS HOST ROTATION
YEAR ROSE SUGAR ORANGE COTTON PEACH FIESTA CHAMPIONSHIP
2014-15 Jan. 1 Jan. 1 Dec. 31 Jan. 1 Dec. 31 Dec. 31 Jan. 12
2015-16 Jan. 1 Jan. 1 Dec. 31 Dec. 31 Dec. 31 Jan. 1 Jan. 11
2016-17 Jan. 2 Jan. 2 Dec. 31 Jan. 2 Dec. 31 Dec. 31 Jan. 9
Bold denotes the bowl playing host to a national championship semifinal game.