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2012-2013 Bowl Schedule: Alabama vs. Notre Dame For The BCS Title

We've got your complete list of NCAA Division I football bowl games coming up in December and January featuring plenty of players from the St. Louis area.

The University of Missouri may not be going to a postseason bowl game for the first time since 2004, but there are plenty of intriguing football bowl games on the schedule this year. We've got your complete list here, along with notes on teams featuring players who played their prep ball in the Olivette area. If we've missed out on any of the local connections, tell us about it in the comment section. (All times Eastern.)

BCS National Championship Game, Notre Dame vs. Alabama

January 7, 8:30 p.m., ESPN

De Smet Jesuit's Andy Bauer, a junior offensive lineman, and one of the top prospects in the class of 2014, has been heavily recruited by the Crimson Tide. He was a guest of Alabama at the Iron Bowl game vs. Auburn last week.

Rose Bowl Game presented by Vizio, Stanford vs. Wisconsin

January 1, 5 p.m., ESPN

Former Timberland graduate Montee Ball looks to add to his career TD record as the Badgers take on the Cardinal in Pasadena.

AT&T Cotton Bowl, Oklahoma vs. Texas A&M

January 4, 8 p.m., FOX

Durron Neal, a De Smet Jesuit standout has seen limited action in his freshman season for the Sooners as a wide receiver. The Sooners won a share of the Big 12 championship and will face Texas A&M.

Outback Bowl, Michigan vs. South Carolina

January 1, 1 p.m., ABC

Ladue Horton Watkins grad Jehu Chesson has redshirted his freshman season at Michigan, but the extra month of practice figures to benefit his preparation to see the field next fall. 

AutoZone Liberty Bowl, Tulsa vs. Iowa State

December 31, 3:30 p.m., ESPN

De Smet Jesuit's  and CBC's Johnathan Parker will be paying close attention to this one. The MCC rivals have both pledged to play for the Golden Hurricane. Chaminade grad Rob Standard will see action at running back for the Cyclones.

Heart of Dallas Bowl, Purdue vs. Oklahoma State

January 1, Noon, ESPNU

Parkway Central grad Brandon Sheperd is part of a talented group of wide receivers for the Cowboys.

Valero Alamo Bowl, Texas vs. Oregon State

December 29, 6:45 p.m., ESPN

De Smet Jesuit grad Malcolm Agnew and his Beaver teammates will be in San Antonio to play the home state Longhorns and experience The Riverwalk.

Military Bowl Presented By Northrop Grumman, Army vs. San Jose State

Dec. 27, 3 p.m., ESPN

De Smet Jesuit graduate Chris Boldt, a senior, is the Golden Knghts' punter this season and Priory's Colin Linkul, a sophomore, is in a reserve role on defense. Army faces rival Navy next week.

Beef 'O' Brady's St. Petersburg Bowl, UCF vs. Ball State

December 21, 7:30 p.m., ESPN

De Smet Jesuit grad KeVonn Mabon has made a freshman impression for the MAC program at Ball State, with 2 TDs and 20 catches for more than 300 yards receiving for the Cardinals. 

And here are more bowl games scheduled:

Discover Orange Bowl
 Florida State vs. Northern Illinois
January 1, 8:30 p.m., ESPN
 

Allstate Sugar Bowl
Florida vs. Louisville
January 2, 8:30 p.m., ESPN
 

Tostitos Fiesta Bowl
Kansas State vs. Oregon
January 3, 8:30 p.m., ESPN
 

Capital One Bowl
Georgia vs. Nebraska
Jan. 1, 1 p.m., ABC

GoDaddy.com Bowl
Arkansas State vs. Kent State
January 6, 9 p.m., ESPN

BBVA Compass Bowl
Pittsburgh vs. Ole Miss
January 5, 1 p.m., ESPN

TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl
Northwestern vs. Mississippi State
January 1, Noon, ESPN2

Chick-fil-A Bowl
LSU vs. Clemson
December 31 7:30 p.m., ESPN

Hyundai Sun Bowl
Georgia Tech vs. USC
December 31, 2 p.m., CBS

Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl
Vanderbilt vs. North Carolina State
December 31, Noon, ESPN

Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl
TCU vs. Michigan State
December 29, 10:15 p.m., ESPN

Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl
Navy vs. Arizona State
December 29, 4 p.m., ESPN2

New Era Pinstripe Bowl
Syracuse vs. West Virginia
December 29, 3:15 p.m., ESPN

Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl
 Rice vs. Air Force
 December 29, 11:45 a.m., ESPN

Meineke Car Care of Texas Bowl
Minnesota vs. Texas Tech
December 28, 9 p.m., ESPN

Russell Athletic Bowl
Virginia Tech vs. Rutgers
   December 28, 5:30 p.m., ESPN

AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl
University of Louisiana-Monroe vs. Ohio University
December 28 2 p.m., ESPN

Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl
Baylor vs. UCLA
December 27, 9:45 p.m., ESPN

Belk Bowl
Duke vs. Cincinnati
December 27, 6:30 p.m., ESPN

Little Caesars Pizza Bowl
Western Kentucky vs. Central Michigan
December 26, 7:30 p.m., ESPN

Sheraton Hawaii Bowl
SMU vs. Fresno State
Dec. 24, 8 p.m., ESPN

MAACO Las Vegas Bowl
Washington vs. Boise State
  December 22, 3:30 p.m., ESPN

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
East Carolina vs. Louisiana-Lafayette
December 22, Noon, ESPN

S.D. County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl
BYU vs. San Diego State
December 20, 8 p.m., ESPN

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl
Utah State vs. Toledo
December 15, 4:30 p.m.  ESPN

Gildan New Mexico Bowl
Nevada vs. Arizona
December 15, 1 p.m., ESPN

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