No. 3 Texas football (12-1, 8-1 Big 12) is set to square off against the No. 2 Washington Huskies (13-0, 9-0 PAC-12) in the College Football Playoff Semifinal game at the Allstate Sugar Bowl on Jan. 1.
Texas and head coach Steve Sarkisian get a rematch of last postseason against Washington in the Alamo Bowl, where the Huskies defeated UT by a score of 27-20.
This is the first College Football Playoff appearance for the Longhorns. It is the second CFP appearance for the Huskies. The first CFP appearance for UW was in 2016. In UW's first Playoff berth, it fell short of the No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide in the Semifinals as the four-seed in the Peach Bowl.
Here’s a look at the start time, game location, and how to watch No. 3 Texas vs. No. 2 Washington in the CFP Semifinals at the Sugar Bowl on Jan. 1.
Texas football vs. Washington: What time does the College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Sugar Bowl start?
The CFP Semifinal game at the Sugar Bowl kicks off at 7:45 p.m. CT on Jan. 1. It is the second of two Playoff Semifinal games that will be played on Jan. 1. The first is the No. 1 Michigan Wolverines vs. No. 4 Alabama in the Rose Bowl at 4 p.m. CT.
Where is the College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Sugar Bowl being played?
The cite of the CFP Semifinals at the Sugar Bowl is the home of the NFL's New Orleans Saints, at the Caesars Superdome in New Orleans, LA, on Jan. 1.
How to watch College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Sugar Bowl: TV channel and streaming info for Texas football vs. Washington
- Date: Monday, Jan. 1
- Start Time: 7:45 p.m. CT
- Location: Caesars Superdome – New Orleans, LA
- TV Info: ESPN
- Live Stream: Watch ESPN, ESPN+
- Announcers: Sean McDonough, Greg McElroy, Katie George, and Molly McGrath
There are multiple broadcasts for the CFP Semifinals at the Sugar Bowl between Texas and Washington on Jan. 1. ESPN will have the primary broadcast of the Sugar Bowl. Sean McDonough, Greg McElroy, Katie George, and Molly McGrath will call the Texas-Washington game for the CFP Semifinals on ESPN.
You can find more information about the Sugar Bowl between Texas and Washington in the game program here.
College Football Playoff Semifinal game at the Sugar Bowl odds
Texas is a 4.5-point favorite over Washington in the Sugar Bowl (per FanDuel). The Longhorns are also favored in the moneyline (-184) over Washington (+152).
The betting line has remained steady since Texas opened as a 4.5-point favorite against Washington.
The over/under is 62.5 points.