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Wayne Staats | NCAA.com | October 14, 2021

2020-21 full college football bowl results, scores

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The 2020-21 college football bowl season is complete. Below, find the full schedule and final results and stats from every bowl game.

Alabama defeated Ohio State 52-24 for the CFP national title on Monday, Jan. 11. See our full recap here.

2020-21 College football bowl game results, scores

Dec. 21

Myrtle Beach Bowl
Appalachian State 56, North Texas 28
Brooks Stadium (Conway, South Carolina)

Dec. 22

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl
Nevada 38, Tulane 27 
Albertsons Stadium (Boise, Idaho)

Boca Raton Bowl
BYU 49, UCF 23
FAU Stadium (Boca Raton, Florida)

Dec. 23

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
Georgia Southern 38, Louisiana Tech 3 
Mercedes-Benz Superdome (New Orleans, Louisiana)

Montgomery Bowl
Memphis 25, FAU 10
Cramton Bowl (Montgomery, Alabama)

Dec. 24

New Mexico Bowl
Hawai'i 28, Houston 14
Toyota Stadium (Frisco, Texas)

Dec. 25

Camellia Bowl
Buffalo 17, Marshall 10
Cramton Bowl (Montgomery, Alabama)

Dec. 26

Union Home Mortgage Gasparilla Bowl
UAB vs. South Carolina
CANCELED

SERVPRO First Responder Bowl
No. 19 Louisiana 31, UTSA 24
Gerald J. Ford Stadium (Dallas, Texas)

LendingTree Bowl
Georgia State 39, Western Kentucky 21
Ladd-Peebles Stadium (Mobile, Alabama)

Cure Bowl
Liberty 37, No. 12 Coastal Carolina 34 (OT)
Camping World Stadium (Orlando, Florida)

Dec. 28

Military Bowl
Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium (Annapolis, Maryland)
CANCELED

Dec. 29

Cheez-It Bowl
No. 21 Oklahoma State 37, No. 18 Miami 34
Camping World Stadium (Orlando, Florida)

Valero Alamo Bowl
No. 20 Texas 55, Colorado 23
Alamodome (San Antonio, Texas)

Dec. 30

Duke's Mayo Bowl
Wisconsin 42, Wake Forest 28
Bank of America Stadium (Charlotte, North Carolina)

TransPerfect Music City Bowl
Nissan Stadium (Nashville, Tennessee)
CANCELED

Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic
No. 6 Oklahoma 55, No. 7 Florida 20
AT&T Stadium (Arlington, Texas)

Dec. 31

Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl
Mississippi State 28, No. 24 Tulsa 26
Amon G. Carter Stadium (Fort Worth, Texas)

Arizona Bowl
Ball State 34, No. 22 San Jose State 13
Arizona Stadium (Tucson, Arizona)

AutoZone Liberty Bowl
West Virginia 24, Army 21
Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium (Memphis, Tennessee)

Texas Bowl
TCU vs. Arkansas
NRG Stadium (Houston, Texas)
CANCELED

Jan. 1

Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
No. 9 Georgia 24, No. 8 Cincinnati 21
Mercedes-Benz Stadium (Atlanta, Georgia)

Vrbo Citrus Bowl
No. 14 Northwestern 35, Auburn 19
Camping World Stadium (Orlando, Florida)

Rose Bowl (College Football Playoff semifinal)
No. 1 Alabama 31, No. 4 Notre Dame 14
AT&T Stadium (Arlington, Texas)

Sugar Bowl (College Football Playoff semifinal)
No. 3 Ohio State 49, No. 2 Clemson 28
Mercedes-Benz Superdome (New Orleans, Louisiana)

Jan. 2

TaxSlayer Gator Bowl
Kentucky 23, No. 23 NC State 21
TIAA Bank Field (Jacksonville, Florida)

Outback Bowl
Ole Miss 26, No. 11 Indiana 20
Raymond James Stadium (Tampa, Florida)

PlayStation Fiesta Bowl
No. 10 Iowa State 34, No. 25 Oregon 17
State Farm Stadium (Glendale, Arizona)

Capital One Orange Bowl
No. 5 Texas A&M 41, No. 13 North Carolina 27
Hard Rock Stadium (Miami Gardens, Florida)

Jan. 11

College Football Playoff National Championship Game
No. 1 Alabama 52, No. 3 Ohio State 24
Hard Rock Stadium (Miami Gardens, Florida)

Here's a complete list of scores from the College Football Playoff since its first season in 2014:

College Football Playoff: Scores

2014 season

  • Rose Bowl: No. 2 Oregon 59, No. 3 Florida State 20
  • Sugar Bowl: No. 4 Ohio State 42, No. 1 Alabama 35
  • CFP National Championship Game: No. 4 Ohio State 42, No. 2 Oregon 20

2015 season

  • Orange Bowl: No. 1 Clemson 37, No. 4 Oklahoma 17
  • Cotton Bowl: No. 2 Alabama 38, No. 3 Michigan State 0
  • CFP National Championship Game: No. 2 Alabama 45, No. 1 Clemson 40

2016 season

  • Fiesta Bowl: No. 2 Clemson 31, No. 3 Ohio State 0
  • Peach Bowl: No. 1 Alabama 24, No. 4 Washington 7
  • CFP National Championship Game: No. 2 Clemson 35, No. 1 Alabama 31

2017 season

  • Rose Bowl: No. 3 Georgia 54, No. 2 Oklahoma 48 (2OT)
  • Sugar Bowl: No. 4 Alabama 24, No. 1 Clemson 6
  • CFP National Championship Game: No. 4 Alabama 26, No. 3 Georgia 23 (OT)

2018 season

  • Orange Bowl: No. 1 Alabama 45, No. 4 Oklahoma 34
  • Cotton Bowl: No. 2 Clemson 30, No. 3 Notre Dame 3
  • CFP National Championship Game: No. 2 Clemson 44, No. 1 Alabama 16

2019 season

  • Peach Bowl: No. 1 LSU 63, No. 4 Oklahoma 28
  • Fiesta Bowl: No. 3 Clemson 29, No. 2 Ohio State 23
  • CFP National Championship Game: No. 1 LSU 42, No. 3 Clemson 25

The 2019 season marked the first time the No. 1 team in the final CFP rankings has won the title. Previously, the No. 1 team lost three times in the title game: Clemson (2015 season), Alabama (2016 season) and Alabama (2018 season).

The No. 2 team has been the most successful this far, as that team has won three times: Alabama (2015 season), Clemson (2016 season) and Clemson (2018 season). Notably, these match up with the times the No. 1 team has lost in the final — and it's been Clemson vs. Alabama all three times.

After playing in New Orleans for the 2019 season, the 2020 season (2021 game date) will be played in Miami.

  • 2020 season (January 11, 2021): Miami Gardens, Florida
  • 2021 season (January 10, 2022): Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 2022 season (January 9, 2023): Inglewood, California
  • 2023 season (January 8, 2024): Houston, Texas

No. 1 LSU beat No. 3 Clemson 42-25 for the 2020 College Football Playoff National Championship on Jan. 13. Both teams were 14-0 going into the game, meaning for the second season in a row, there's a 15-0 national champion after Clemson accomplished that feat last season. For LSU, it was the Tigers' first CFP title (and first national title since the 2007 season, in the BCS era).

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