The ACC released its bowl schedule for the 2013 season, topped by the Orange Bowl Jan. 3.
The Orange Bowl is moving off of the New Year’s Day date it returned to for the 2013 game for the first time since 2004.
The selection order remains the same, with the Chick-fil-A Bowl having first choice of ACC teams after the BCS, followed by the Russell Athletic Bowl in Orlando, the Sun Bowl in El Paso, Texas, the Belk Bowl in Charlotte, the Music City Bowl in Nashville, the AdvoCare V100 Bowl in Shreveport, La., and the Military Bowl in Washington, D.C. The league has a conditional agreement for an eighth team with the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl in San Francisco.
The league’s current contracts with each of the bowls will end after the 2013 season. The Chick-fil-A Bowl has already become part of the six-bowl rotation that will host college football playoff semifinal games. In the eight out of the next 12 years that the Chick-fil-A Bowl – soon to be again named the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl – doesn’t have a semifinal game, a selection committee will assign a matchup to the game.
ESPN.com reported that the Pinstripe Bowl and the Gator Bowl are likely to be tie-in bowls with the ACC beginning in 2014.
Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman
Friday, Dec. 27, 2013 2:30 p.m. ESPN
Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl (conditional)
Friday, Dec. 27, 2013 9:30 p.m. ESPN
Russell Athletic Bowl
Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013 6:45 p.m. ESPN
Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013 3:20 p.m. ESPN
Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl
Monday, Dec. 30, 2013 3:15 p.m. ESPN
AdvoCare V100 Bowl
Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013 12:30 p.m. ESPN
Hyundai Sun Bowl
Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013 2 p.m. CBS
Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013 8 p.m. ESPN
Discover Orange Bowl
Friday, Jan. 3, 2014 8 p.m. ESPN
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