Sun Belt Bowl Tie-Ins, Affiliations
The top-ranked Sun Belt champion will be in the mix for the Cotton Bowl if it’s the highest-ranked Group of Five champ – and if it’s not in the College Football Playoff.
The Sun Belt will get five bowl slots available to eligible teams.
ESPN owned and operated bowls get the first pick of Sun Belt teams, and it gets third and fourth picks. The New Orleans gets the second pick of the bunch, and the LendingTree has the fifth selection.
2. R&L Carriers New Orleans Bowl vs Conference USA
5. LendingTree Bowl vs MAC
To be determined among the Group of Five conferences. The Sun Belt will get spots in at least three of these bowls …
– Camellia Bowl vs C-USA or MAC
– Cure Bowl vs Group of Five
– RoofClaim.com Boca Raton Bowl vs Group of Five
– Tropical Smoothie Cafe Frisco Bowl vs Group of Five
– Myrtle Beach Bowl vs American Athletic or MAC
The Sun Belt has an affiliation to fill-in if needed …
– Famous Idaho Potato Bowl vs MAC or Mountain West
– New Mexico Bowl vs C-USA or Mountain West