Here are the College Football News Week 6 bowl projections, looking at where the Big Ten teams will go.
2016 Week 6 Big Ten Bowl Projections
Can the Big Ten get three teams into the New Year’s Six/College Football Playoff? The winner is almost certainly going to get in, while the No. 2 team is a lock for the NY6. Don’t be shocked if a third team – like Wisconsin – gets one of the big bowl games, too.
This is big for a few reasons. If the Big Ten gets a team into the CFP, it might also put a team in the Orange Bowl. If that happens, it won’t send a team to the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl.
The Big Ten sends a team to the Rose Bowl no matter what. Also. the Big Ten trades off with the ACC on the Music City and TaxSlayer – it’s likely going to be the Music City this year.
The 2016 After Week 6 Big Ten bowl projections are …
Not Projected Bowl Eligible: Illinois, Northwestern, Rutgers, Purdue
College Football Playoff: Fiesta Bowl
Ohio State vs. Clemson
1. Rose Bowl
Michigan vs. USC
2. Orange Bowl vs. ACC or Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl vs. SEC
(Orange) Louisville vs. Wisconsin
3. Outback Bowl vs. SEC
Nebraska vs. Ole Miss
4. National Funding Holiday Bowl vs. Pac-12
Penn State vs. UCLA
5. Music City Bowl vs. SEC (over TaxSlayer)
LSU vs. Michigan State
6. New Era Pinstripe Bowl vs. ACC
NC State vs. Iowa
7. Foster Farms Bowl vs. Pac-12
Minnesota vs. Washington State
8. Quick Lane Bowl vs. ACC
Eastern Michigan* vs. Maryland
*No ACC team projected available
9. Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl vs. Conference USA
Indiana vs. Middle Tennessee