Earlier today the Big Ten released it's full schedule, with dates and times finalized. Time to rejoice, right?
Or more like time to hit the snooze button and take that afternoon nap. Nothing has changed from last season at all in the lineup and thank god this is the last year of this bowl lineup. Don't get me wrong, I love seeing the Big Ten playing on New Year's Day and all but five games on the biggest day of the calendar is a bit much, especially since four of them kick off within an hour of each other.
That makes enjoying the games a bit hard, especially when you're juggling four games at the same time & nursing a likely hangover from the awesome party you were at the night before… Personally, I can't wait to be actually be able to cheer on the Big Ten and watch every game from start to finish or as close as possible.
It also will be nice to get rid of the stigma of sucking on New Year's Day am I right?
Here is the full schedule of the Big Ten bowl games this season:
Rose Bowl Game presented by Vizio: BCS vs. BCS (Big Ten and Pac-12 champs will be in the game if not in the national championship), 5 p.m. ET, ESPN
Capital One Bowl: Big Ten vs. SEC, 1 p.m. ET, ABC
Outback Bowl: Big Ten vs. SEC, 1 p.m. ET, ESPN
TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl: Big Ten vs. SEC, noon ET, ESPN2
Heart of Dallas Bowl: Big Ten vs. Conference USA, noon ET, ESPNU
Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl: Big Ten vs. Big 12, 10:15 p.m. ET, ESPN
Texas Bowl: Big Ten vs. Big 12, 6 p.m. ET, ESPN
Little Caesars Pizza Bowl: Big Ten vs. MAC, 6 p.m. ET, ESPN