Updated Bowl Projections

With some teams (like WVU and Texas) losing this past weekend, the whole bowl landscape changed. Not in an overly dramatic way but in a more stuttle way. We have a new number two in the land (USC) and one team (Michigan) is still hoping for a rematch.

Without further adu, I will present my second round of bowl projections here. I hope I don’t project one team to two bowls again like I did with Ohio. Some bowls changed, while others remained the same.

Again, teams in bold have accepted the bid.
San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia
(Mountain West vs. At-large) : Utah vs. Northern Illinois
Pioneer PureVision Las Vegas
(Pac-10 No. 4 vs. Mountain West) : Oregon vs. BYU

R&L Carriers New Orleans
(Sun Belt vs. C-USA) : Troy vs. East Carolina

(C-USA vs. Big East) : Southern Miss vs. South Florida
New Mexico
(WAC vs. Mountain West) : Nevada vs. New Mexcio

Bell Helicopter Armed Forces
(Mountain West vs. C-USA) : Rice vs. TCU

Sheraton Hawaii
(WAC vs. Pac-10) : Hawaii vs. UCLA

Motor City
(Big Ten No. 7 vs. MAC) : Middle Tennessee vs. Central Michigan
Emerald Bowl
(Pac-10 No. 5 vs. ACC No. 7) : Arizona vs. Florida State

PetroSun Independence
(SEC No. 8 vs. Big 12 No. 7): Alabama vs. Texas Tech
Pacific Life Holiday
(Pac-10 No. 2 vs. Big 12 No. 3): Cal vs. Texas A&M

(Big East vs. Big 12): Rutgers vs. Oklahoma State
Gaylords Hotels Music City
(ACC No. 5 vs. SEC): Boston College vs. Kentucky

Brut Sun
(Pac-10 No. 3 vs. Big 12 or Big East): Oregon State vs. Nebraska

AutoZone Liberty
(C-USA No. 1 vs. SEC No. 6): Houston vs. South Carolina

(Big 12 No. 6 vs. Big Ten No. 6): Missouri vs. Minnesota

Champs Sports
(ACC No. 4 vs. Big Ten No. 4/5): Maryland vs. Purdue

Meineke Car Care
(Big East or Navy vs. ACC): Navy vs. Clemson

(Big Ten No. 4/5 vs. Big 12 No. 4) Iowa vs. Kansas State
(ACC No. 2 vs. SEC): Virginia Tech vs. Georgia

MPC Computers
(WAC vs. ACC): San Jose State vs. Miami

AT&T Cotton
(Big 12 No. 2 vs. SEC): Texas vs. Auburn

(Big Ten No. 3 vs. SEC): Penn State vs. Tennessee

Toyota Gator
(ACC No. 3 vs. Big 12 or Big East) Wake Forest vs. West Virginia
Capital One
(Big Ten No. 2 vs. SEC No. 2): Wisconsin vs. Arkansas

(MAC vs. Big East No. 4 or 5): Western Michigan vs. Cincinnati

(C-USA No. 2 vs. MAC): Tulsa vs. Ohio

(BCS vs. BCS): Michigan vs. LSU

Tostitos Fiesta
(BCS vs. BCS): Oklahoma vs. Boise State

FedEx Orange
(BCS vs. BCS): Georgia Tech vs. Louisville

Allstate Sugar
(BCS vs. BCS): Florida vs. Notre Dame

BCS Championship Game
(BCS No. 1 vs. BCS No. 2): Ohio State vs. USC

Again, I hope I didn’t use a team twice but with 32 bowl games and lots of differnet directional colleges in Michigan, Ohio and everywhere else inbetween, it can be tough to put one in twice or leave someone out. But that’s the way I am reading into things right now. One more week of football and we will have a greater understanding of where things will offically stand.

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