SiriusXM announced today that it is providing fans with access to 45 games this college football postseason. SiriusXM will carry live play-by-play of every Division I FBS bowl game – including the College Football Playoff Semifinals and National Championship – as well as the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) National Championship game and other postseason All-Star games. Subscribers can tune in to these games on the SiriusXM radios in their cars and on the SXM App.
On New Year’s Eve, subscribers can tune in for broadcasts of both College Football Playoff Semifinal games – the Vrbo Fiesta Bowl featuring #2 Michigan vs. #3 TCU (4 pm ET), followed by #1 Georgia vs. #4 Ohio State in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl(8 pm ET). Then on January 9, listeners will get live play-by-play as the winners of those two games face off in the College Football Playoff National Championship at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California (7:30 pm ET). For all three games the ESPN Radio broadcast will air on SiriusXM channel 80 (ESPN Radio), and team broadcasts can be found on SiriusXM channels 81 (ESPN Xtra), 82 (Mad Dog Sports Radio) or 84 (ESPNU Radio).
In addition to the College Football Playoff games, SiriusXM’s postseason schedule also features seven other matchups between AP Top 25-ranked teams:
- #22 UTSA vs. #23 Troy – Duluth Trading Cure Bowl (Dec. 16)
- #12 Washington vs. #21 Texas – Valero Alamo Bowl (Dec. 29)
- #6 Tennessee vs. #10 Clemson – Capital One Orange Bowl (Dec. 30)
- #19 Notre Dame vs. #20 South Carolina – TaxSlayer Gator Bowl (Dec. 30)
- #5 Alabama vs. #11 Kansas State – Allstate Sugar Bowl (Dec. 31)
- #8 USC vs. #14 Tulane – Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic (Jan. 2)
- #7 Utah vs. #9 Penn State – Rose Bowl Game (Jan. 2)
SiriusXM will carry Westwood One’s broadcast of the FCS Football Championship on January 8 (1:30 pm ET). The FCS Football Championship game will feature the winners of this weekend’s semifinal games – North Dakota St. vs. Incarnate Word and South Dakota St. vs. Montana St.
SiriusXM will also air other postseason All-Star football games of interest, including the HBCU Pigskin Showdown, showcasing the best senior football stars from historically black colleges and universities (Dec. 17 at 1 pm ET) and the All-American Bowl, which will be played by the best high school players from around the country (Jan. 7 at 1 pm ET).
SiriusXM will carry the official radio broadcasts for many of the schools playing in Division I FBS bowl games through its agreement with LEARFIELD or individual universities. Twenty of the bowl game broadcasts – including the College Football Playoff Semifinals and College Football Playoff National Championship – are produced and provided by ESPN Radio or an affiliate. Other broadcast providers are NBC Sports Audio Network, Bowl Season Radio, Touchdown Radio and Westwood One.
During the postseason, and throughout the year, SiriusXM offers fans the most in-depth audio analysis of the college game with six channels dedicated to collegiate sports. These include ESPNU Radio on SiriusXM, SiriusXM ACC Radio, SiriusXM Big Ten Radio, SiriusXM Pac-12 Radio, SiriusXM SEC Radio and SiriusXM Big 12 Radio.
College football bowl games and SiriusXM’s college sports programming are available to subscribers nationwide in their cars, as well as on their phones and connected devices at home with the SXM App.