Birmingham Bowl to kick off 2021 New Years Day games

Birmingham Bowl to kick off 2021 New Years Day games
(Source: WBRC)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Alabama has frequently hosted multiple bowl games, and this year will be no different.

ESPN announced the 2020-21 bowl season on Friday and it includes four games in the Yellowhammer State.

Montgomery will host two bowl games -- the Montgomery Bowl on December 23 and the Camellia Bowl on December 25 -- and Mobile will host the LendingTree Bowl on December 26. The Birmingham Bowl will round out the state’s games and welcome fans to 2021 with a game on January 1.

The New Years Day start is scheduled for 11 am. and will air on ESPN2. Following kickoff in Birmingham will be the Chick-fil-A Bowl, the Vrbo Citrus Bowl and the College Football Playoff Semifinal games -- the Rose Bowl Game and the Allstate Sugar Bowl.

The Birmingham Bowl will feature an SEC vs. AAC matchup. You can view the full 2020 bowl schedule here.

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