'Tis the season of bowl games.
The Bowl Championship Series (BCS) five-game showcase of college football begins Tuesday, with Stanford vs. Wisconsin in the Rose Bowl at 4 p.m. Central Time.
The BCS National Championship Game on Jan. 7 features Notre Dame vs. Alabama.
The following is the schedule for BCS and non-BCS bowl games. All times are Central:
BCS Bowl Games
Rose Bowl Game presented by Vizio, Stanford vs. Wisconsin
Jan. 1, 4 p.m., ESPN
Discover Orange Bowl, Florida State vs. Northern Illinois
Jan. 1, 7:30 p.m., ESPN
Allstate Sugar Bowl, Florida vs. Louisville
Jan. 2, 7:30 p.m., ESPN
Tostitos Fiesta Bowl, Kansas State vs. Oregon
Jan. 3, 7:30 p.m., ESPN
BCS National Championship Game, Notre Dame vs. Alabama
Jan. 7, 7:30 p.m., ESPN
Non-BCS Bowl Games
AT&T Cotton Bowl, Oklahoma vs. Texas A&M
Jan. 4, 7 p.m., FOX
BBVA Compass Bowl, Pittsburgh vs. Ole Miss
Jan. 5, Noon, ESPN
GoDaddy.com Bowl, Arkansas State vs. Kent State
Jan. 6, 8 p.m., ESPN