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College Bowl Games: What You Need to Know

Royal Oak offers a variety of places and plenty of TVs to watch the big games.

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It's the end of another football season for college teams. Here's what you need to know to cheer on your favorite teams:

Where to watch: Local favorites 

Royal Oak offers plenty of places to watch your favorite game, including:

  • : Bartender Jennifer Frassetto says what sets Rock on Third apart is its "neighborhood feel."  Number of TVs: 12
  •  wrote on Facebook: "Mr. B's always has an enthusiastic crowd" and all its televisions are HD. Number of TVs: 47
  • : The saloon is a popular spot to catch a game and invites MSU fans on Jan. 2 for the Outback Bowl. Number of TVs: 21
  • : The brewery is spacious and the TVs are easy to see and hear from every table. Number of TVs: 10
  • : Cantina Diablo's smolders with a modern glow of red lights and flat screen TVs lining the Main Street restaurant. Number of TVs: 70
  • Other favorite places: , ,  and .

Who: Michigan teams

  • Spartans:The 12th-ranked Michigan State University Spartans (10-3, 7-1 Big Ten) will play No. 18 Georgia (10-3, 7-1 SEC) in the 26th annual Outback Bowl on Jan. 2 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa.
  • Wolverines: No. 13 University of Michigan (10-2, 6-2 Big 10) will face 17th-ranked Virginia Tech (11-2, 7-2 ACC) in the Allstate Sugar Bowl on Jan. 3 game at the Superdome in New Orleans.

What: The rest of the games

There are plenty of matchups for college football fans:

  • TicketCity Bowl: Noon Jan. 2, ESPNU, (19) Houston vs. (22) Penn State
  • Outback Bowl: 1 p.m. Jan. 2, ABC, (17) Michigan State vs. (16) Georgia
  • Capital One Bowl: 1 p.m. Jan. 2, ESPN, (20) Nebraska vs. (9) South Carolina
  • Taxslayer.com Gator Bowl: 1 p.m. Jan. 2, ESPN2, Ohio State vs. Florida
  • Rose Bowl Game presented by Vizio: 5 p.m. Jan. 2, ESPN, (10) Wisconsin vs. (5) Oregon
  • Tostitos Fiesta Bowl: 8:30 p.m. Jan. 2, ESPN, (4) Stanford vs. (3) Oklahoma State
  • Allstate Sugar Bowl: 8:30 p.m. Jan. 3, ESPN, (13) Michigan vs. (11) Virginia Tech
  • Discover Orange Bowl: 8:30 p.m. Jan. 4, ESPN, (23) West Virginia vs. (15) Clemson
  • AT&T Cotton Bowl: 8 p.m. Jan. 6, FOX, (8) Kansas State vs. (6) Arkansas
  • BBVA Compass Bowl: 1 p.m. Jan. 7, ESPN, SMU vs. Pittsburgh
  • GoDaddy.com Bowl: 9 p.m. Jan. 8, ESPN, Arkansas State vs. Northern Illinois
  • Allstate BCS National Championship Game: 8:30 p.m. Jan. 9, ESPN, (1) LSU vs. (2) Alabama

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