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Florida State-Clemson, Michigan State-Alabama College Football Playoff Games: How to Watch, Livestream, Game Time, TV Schedule, Odds

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Playoffs?! Yes, we're talkin' Playoffs!

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New Year's Eve, time for... football?  If ESPN and the College Football Playoff get their way, yes.  After a few weeks of minor bowls, the big-time bowls (aka, the New Year's Six bowls) are upon us, starting with the Peach Bowl right now and followed by the two bowls hosting the College Football Playoffs, the Orange Bowl (at 3 PM) and the Cotton Bowl (at 7 PM).

The primetime game might be of the most interest to us.  But for a play here or there, Iowa might have been in that game game rather than Michigan State.  Alas.  Can Michigan State make it two years in a row with a Big Ten team knocking an SEC team out of the playoffs -- in the semifinals, no less?  That would be pretty delicious.

How to Watch

Chick-fil-a Peach Bowl: #9 Florida State vs #18 Houston

When: Thursday, December 31, 2015
Where: Chick-fil-a Peach Bowl; Atlanta, GA
Time: 11:00 AM CST
TV: ESPN
TV Announcers: Dave Pasch and Brian Griese
Online Streaming: WatchESPN, available here
Radio: ESPN Radio
Odds: Florida State -7
Over/under: 56.5 points

College Football Playoff Semifinal: #1 Clemson Tigers (13-0, 8-0) vs. #4 Oklahoma Sooners (11-1, 8-1)

When: Thursday, December 31, 2015
Where: Orange Bowl; Miami, FL
Time: 3:00 PM CST
TV: ESPN
TV Announcers: Brad Nessler and Todd Blackledge
Online Streaming: WatchESPN, available here
Radio: ESPN Radio
Odds: Oklahoma -4.5
Over/under: 63.5 points

College Football Playoff Semifinal: #2 Alabama Crimson Tide (12-1, 7-1) vs. #3 Michigan State Spartans (12-1, 7-1)

When: Thursday, December 31, 2015
Where: Cotton Bowl; Dallas, TX
Time: 7:00 PM CST
TV: ESPN
TV Announcers: Chris Fowler and Kirk Herbstreit
Online Streaming: WatchESPN, available here
Radio: ESPN Radio
Odds: Alabama -10
Over/under: 45 points

Here's your open thread for all the New Year's Eve football action.