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Ready for New Year's? Where to Watch the Game

Dexter offers a variety of places with plenty of TVs so you can root on your favorite team between now and Jan. 9.

It's the end of 2011 and another football season for college teams. We've got the scoop on what you need to know to cheer on your team!

Where: Local favorites 

Dexter offers several places to watch your favorite game, including those below. Leave a comment if you have another suggestion!

Aubree's Pizzeria & Grill

8031 Main St.
734-424-1400
www.​aubrees.​com
Aubree's is open 11 a.m.-midnight on Jan. 1. Stop in for pizza or other menu items, order a beer and settle in to enjoy the games.

Banfield's Westside Grill

5510 Jackson Road, Ann Arbor
734-668-7800
Catch the games at Banfield's, which will be open from noon-midnight on Jan. 1. Stop in for roadside bar food, enjoy a beer or two, and unwind for a spell.

Dexter's Pub

8114 Main St.
734-426-1234
Dexter's Pub will be open New Year's Day until 9 p.m. Dine on a burger, order some pasta, sip some beer and wine and catch the game action.

2830 Baker Road
734-426-4707
Katie's will be open noon-2 a.m. New Year's Day. Order a beer or pop, grab a bit and cheer on your favorite teams.

Who: Michigan teams

  • Spartans: The 12th-ranked Michigan State University Spartans (10-3, 7-1 Big Ten) will play No. 18 Georgia (10-3, 7-1 SEC) in the 26th annual Outback Bowl on Jan. 2 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa.
  • Wolverines: No. 13 University of Michigan (10-2, 6-2 Big 10) will face 17th-ranked Virginia Tech (11-2, 7-2 ACC) in the Allstate Sugar Bowl on Jan. 3 game at the Superdome in New Orleans.

What: the rest of the games

  • Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl: Noon Dec. 30, ESPN, BYU vs. Tulsa
  • New Era Pinstripe Bowl: 3:20 p.m. Dec. 30, ESPN, Rutgers vs. Iowa State
  • Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl: 6:40 p.m. Dec. 30, ESPN, Mississippi State vs. Wake Forest
  • Insight Bowl: 10 p.m. Dec. 30, ESPN, Iowa vs. (14) Oklahoma
  • Meineke Car Care of Texas Bowl: Noon Dec. 31, ESPN, Texas A&M vs. Northwestern
  • Hyundai Sun Bowl: 2 p.m. Dec. 31, CBS, Georgia Tech vs. Utah
  • AutoZone Liberty Bowl: 3:30 p.m. Dec. 31, ABC, Cincinnati vs. Vanderbilt
  • Kraft Fight Hunger: 3:30 p.m. Dec. 31, ESPN, Illinois vs. UCLA
  • Chick-fil-A Bowl: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 31, ESPN, Virginia vs. (25) Auburn
  • TicketCity Bowl: Noon Jan. 2, ESPNU, (19) Houston vs. (22) Penn State
  • Outback Bowl: 1 p.m. Jan. 2, ABC, (17) Michigan State vs. (16) Georgia
  • Capital One Bowl: 1 p.m. Jan. 2, ESPN, (20) Nebraska vs. (9) South Carolina
  • Taxslayer.com Gator Bowl: 1 p.m. Jan. 2, ESPN2, Ohio State vs. Florida
  • Rose Bowl Game presented by Vizio: 5 p.m. Jan. 2, ESPN, (10) Wisconsin vs. (5) Oregon
  • Tostitos Fiesta Bowl: 8:30 p.m. Jan. 2, ESPN, (4) Stanford vs. (3) Oklahoma State
  • Allstate Sugar Bowl: 8:30 p.m. Jan. 3, ESPN, (13) Michigan vs. (11) Virginia Tech
  • Discover Orange Bowl: 8:30 p.m. Jan. 4, ESPN, (23) West Virginia vs. (15) Clemson
  • AT&T Cotton Bowl: 8 p.m. Jan. 6, FOX, (8) Kansas State vs. (6) Arkansas
  • BBVA Compass Bowl: 1 p.m. Jan. 7, ESPN, SMU vs. Pittsburgh
  • GoDaddy.com Bowl: 9 p.m. Jan. 8, ESPN, Arkansas State vs. Northern Illinois
  • Allstate BCS National Championship Game: 8:30 p.m. Jan. 9, ESPN, (1) LSU vs. (2) Alabama

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