Bowl Projections, College Football Playoff Predictions: Updated After Memphis Wins AAC Championship

Bowl Projections, College Football Playoff Predictions: Updated After Memphis Wins AAC Championship

Bowl Projections

Bowl Projections, College Football Playoff Predictions: Updated After Memphis Wins AAC Championship

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The CollegeFootballNews.com bowl projections, picks and predictions for the College Football Playoff after the Memphis win in the American Athletic Conference Championship 


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So now we know that Oklahoma is a lock to get into the College Football Playoff. With Memphis winning the American Athletic Conference, assume it’s going to the Cotton Bowl and Boise State will go to the Las Vegas as a whole slew of things now change up.

This will all be finalized on Saturday night.

 

Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl

Friday, December 20
2:00 ET, ESPN
Thomas Robinson National Stadium, Nassau, Bahamas
MAC vs. Conference USA
Projection: Buffalo vs. Charlotte
Last Season: FIU 35, Toledo 32
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Tropical Smoothie Cafe Frisco Bowl

Friday, December 20
7:30 ET, ESPN2
Toyota Stadium, Frisco, TX
American Athletic vs. at-large
Secondary: MAC, and if not, Conference USA
Projection: SMU vs. UAB
Last Season: Ohio 27, San Diego State 0
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Cure Bowl

Saturday, December 21
1:30 ET, CBS Sports Network
Exploria Stadium, Orlando, FL
American Athletic vs. Sun Belt
Projection: FIU* vs.  Georgia State
Last Season: Tulane 41, Louisiana 24
*No AAC team projected available
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New Mexico Bowl

Saturday, December 21
2:00 ET, ESPN
Branch Field at Dreamstyle Stadium, Albuquerque, NM
Conference USA vs. Mountain West
Projection: Southern Miss vs. Nevada
Last Season: Utah State 52, North Texas 13
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Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl

Saturday, December 21
3:30 ET, ABC
Howard Schnellenberger Field at FAU Stadium, Boca Raton, FL
American Athletic vs. MAC
Projection: Liberty* vs. Ohio
Last Season: UAB 37, Northern Illinois 13
*No AAC teams projected available
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Camellia Bowl

Saturday, December 21
5:30 ET, ESPN
Cramton Bowl, Montgomery, AL
MAC vs. Sun Belt
Projection: Kent State vs. Arkansas State
Last Season: Georgia Southern 23, Eastern Michigan 21
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Mitsubishi Motors Las Vegas Bowl

Saturday, December 21
7:30 ET, ABC
Sam Boyd Stadium, Las Vegas, NV
Mountain West (champion) vs. Pac-12
Projection: Boise State vs. Washington
Last Season: Fresno State 31, Arizona State 20
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R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl

Saturday, December 21
9:00 ET, ESPN
Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, LA
Conference USA vs. Sun Belt (champion)
Projection: Louisiana Tech vs. Appalachian State
Last Season: Appalachian State 45, Middle Tennessee 13
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Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl

Monday, December 23
2:30 ET, ESPN
Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, FL
American Athletic vs. Conference USA
Secondary: ACC
Projection: Temple vs. Florida Atlantic
Last Season: Marshall 38, USF 20
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SoFi Hawai’i Bowl

Tuesday, December 24
8:00 ET, ESPN
Hawaiian Tel Federal Credit Union Field at Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, HI
BYU vs. American Athletic or Mountain West
Projection: BYU vs. Hawaii
Last Season: Louisiana Tech 31, Hawaii 14
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Walk-On’s Independence Bowl

Thursday, December 26
4:00 ET, ESPN
Independence Stadium, Shreveport, LA
ACC vs. SEC
Secondary: American Athletic, Conference USA
Projection: Miami vs. Tulane
Last Season: Duke 56, Temple 27
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Quick Lane Bowl

Thursday, December 26
8:00 ET, ESPN
Ford Field, Detroit, MI
ACC vs. Big Ten
Secondary: MAC
Projection: Boston College vs. Western Michigan
Last Season: Minnesota 34, Georgia Tech 10
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Military Bowl Presented By Northrup Grumman

Friday, December 27
12:00 ET, ESPN
Navy-Marine Corps. Stadium, Annapolis, MD
ACC vs. American Athletic
Projection: North Carolina vs. Navy 
Last Season: Cincinnati 35, Virginia Tech 31
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New Era Pinstripe Bowl

Friday, December 27
3:20 ET, ESPN
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, NY
ACC vs. Big Ten
Projection: Wake Forest vs. Michigan State
Last Season: Wisconsin 35, Miami 3
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Academy Sports + Outdoors Texas Bowl

Friday, December 27
6:45 ET, ESPN
NRG Stadium, Houston, TX
Big 12 vs. SEC
Projection: Kansas State vs. Texas A&M
Last Season: Baylor 45, Vanderbilt 38
*No SEC team projected available
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San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl

Friday, December 27
8:00 ET, FS1
SDCCU Stadium, San Diego, CA
Big Ten vs. Pac-12
Projection: Iowa vs. USC
Last Season: Northwestern 31, Utah 20
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Cheez-It Bowl

Saturday, December 28
10:15 ET, ESPN
Chase Field, Phoenix, AZ
Big 12 vs. Pac-12
Secondary: Mountain West
Projection: Washington State vs. San Diego State
Last Season: TCU 10, Cal 7 OT
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Camping World Bowl

Saturday, December 28
12:00 ET, ABC
Camping World Stadium, Orlando, FL
ACC vs. Big 12
Projection: Notre Dame vs. Texas
Last Season: Syracuse 34, West Virginia 18
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SERVPRO First Responders Bowl

Monday, December 30
12:30 ET, ESPN
Cotton Bowl Stadium, Dallas, TX
Big 12 vs. Conference USA
Projection: Toledo* vs. Marshall
Last Season: Boise State vs. Boston College cancelled
*No Big 12 team projected available
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Redbox Bowl

Monday, December 30
4:00 ET, FOX
Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara, CA
Big Ten vs. Pac-12
Projection: Illinois vs. Cal
Last Season: Oregon 7, Michigan State 6
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Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl

Monday, December 30
4:00 ET, ESPN
Nissan Stadium, Nashville, TN
SEC vs. (likely) ACC, or Big Ten
Projection: Mississippi State vs. Louisville
Last Season: Auburn 63, Purdue 14
*No SEC team projected available
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Belk Bowl

Tuesday, December 31
12:00 ET, ESPN
Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, NC
ACC vs. SEC
Projection: Pitt vs. Cincinnati*
Last Season: Virginia 28, South Carolina 0
*No SEC team projected available
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Tony the Tiger Sun Bowl

Tuesday, December 31
2:00 ET, CBS
Sun Bowl Stadium, El Paso, TX
ACC vs. Pac-12
Projection: Virginia Tech vs. Arizona State
Last Season: Stanford 14, Pitt 13
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AutoZone Liberty Bowl

Tuesday, December 31
3:45 ET, ESPN
Liberty Bowl, Memphis, TN
Big 12 vs. SEC
Secondary: American Athletic
Projection: Iowa State vs. Tennessee
Last Season: Oklahoma State 38, Missouri 33
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NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl

Tuesday, December 31
4:30 ET, CBS Sports Network
Arizona Stadium, Tucson, AZ
Sun Belt vs. Mountain West
Projection: Georgia Southern vs. Wyoming
Last Season: Nevada 16, Arkansas State 13 OT
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Valero Alamo Bowl

Tuesday, December 31
7:30 ET, ESPN
Alamodome, San Antonio, TX
Big 12 vs. Pac-12
Projection: Oklahoma State vs. Utah
Last Season: Washington State 28, Iowa State 26
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VRBO Citrus Bowl

Wednesday, January 1
1:00 ET, ABC
Camping World Stadium, Orlando, FL
SEC vs. Big Ten or ACC
Projection: Alabama vs. Michigan
Last Season: Kentucky 27, Penn State 24
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Outback Bowl

Wednesday, January 1
1:00 ET, ESPN
Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, FL
Big Ten vs. SEC
Projection: Minnesota vs. Auburn
Last Season: Iowa 27, Mississippi State 22
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TicketSmarter Birmingham Bowl

Thursday, January 2
3:00 ET, ESPN
Legion Field, Birmingham, AL
American Athletic vs. SEC
Secondary: ACC
Projection: UCF vs. Florida State
Last Season: Wake Forest 37, Memphis 34
*No SEC teams projected available
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TaxSlayer Gator Bowl

Thursday, January 2
7:00 ET, ESPN
EverBank Field, Jacksonville, FL
SEC vs. (likely) Big Ten, or ACC
Projection: Kentucky vs. Indiana
Last Season: Texas A&M 52, NC State 13
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Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

Friday, January 3
3:30 ET, ESPN
Lyle Smith Field at Albertsons Stadium, Boise, ID
MAC vs. Mountain West
Projection: Central Michigan vs. Utah State
Last Season: BYU 49, Western Michigan 18
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Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl

Saturday, January 4
11:30 am ET, ESPN
Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, TX
Big Ten vs. Mountain West
Projection: WKU* vs. Air Force 
Last Season: Army 70, Houston 14
*No Big Ten team projected available
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LendingTree Bowl

Monday, January 6
7:30 ET, ESPN
Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Mobile, AL
MAC vs. Sun Belt
Projection: Miami University vs. Louisiana 
Last Season: Troy 42, Buffalo 32
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