Big 12 Bowl Tie-Ins, Affiliations
The Big 12 Champion will automatically go to the Sugar Bowl if it’s not selected for the College Football Playoff. If the top Big 12 team is in the CFP, the highest-ranked available team is in the Sugar.
1. Sugar Bowl vs SEC
Highest-ranked available Big 12 team, if it’s not the Big 12 Champion.
2. Valero Alamo Bowl vs Pac-12
3. Cheez-It Bowl vs ACC
4. Mercari Texas Bowl vs SEC
5. AutoZone Liberty Bowl vs SEC
6. Guaranteed Rate Bowl vs Big Ten
Other Bowl Tie-Ins
– Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl vs American Athletic, C-USA, Pac-12
– SERVPRO First Responder Bowl vs ACC, American Athletic, or Pac-12