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College football bowl projections: A look at the non-BCS bowls


While we are all aware of the current BCS standings, there are still plenty of bowl games out there that are up for grabs. There are still a few weeks left in the season so things can be shaken up, but as it currently stands there are some exciting match ups that could take place.

Whether it be Michigan State vs. Missouri, Wisconsin vs. Texas A&M, UCLA vs. Oklahoma or Miami vs. Georgia, there are plenty of intriguing games we could get to witness during bowl season.

Is your favorite team currently in the mix?

Here is a look at the current projections for the non-BCS bowls, via CBS Sports:

NON-BCS GAMES
BOWL DATE LOCATION MATCHUP PREDICTION
GoDaddy.com Jan. 5 Mobile, Ala. MAC vs. Sun Belt No. 2 Ball State vs. W. Kentucky
BBVA Compass Jan. 4 Birmingham, Ala. SEC No. 8/9 vs. American No. 5/C-USA Vanderbilt vs. Cincinnati
Cotton Jan. 3 Arlington, Tex. Big 12 No. 2 vs. SEC Oklahoma State vs. LSU
Outback Jan. 1 Tampa, Fla. Big Ten No. 3 vs. SEC Michigan State vs. Missouri
Capital One Jan. 1 Orlando, Fla. Big Ten No. 2 vs. SEC No. 2 Wisconsin vs. Texas A&M
Heart of Dallas Jan. 1 Dallas, Tex. Big Ten No. 7 vs. C-USA Iowa vs. Rice
Gator Jan. 1 Jacksonville, Fla. Big Ten No. 4/5 vs. SEC No. 6 Michigan vs. Auburn
Chick-fil-A Dec. 31 Atlanta, Ga. ACC No. 2 vs. SEC No. 5 Miami (FL) vs. Georgia
Liberty Dec. 31 Memphis, Tenn. C-USA No. 1 vs. American/SEC No. 8/9 Marshall vs. Tennessee
Sun Dec. 31 El Paso, Tex. ACC No. 4 vs. Pac-12 No. 4 North Carolina vs. Washington
Independence Dec. 31 Shreveport, La. SEC No. 10 vs. ACC No. 7 Notre Dame* vs. Duke
Holiday Dec. 30 San Diego, Calif. Pac-12 No. 3 vs. Big 12 No. 5 Arizona State vs. Texas
Alamo Dec. 30 San Antonio, Tex. Big 12 No. 3 vs. Pac-12 No. 2 Oklahoma vs. UCLA
Music City Dec. 30 Nashville, Tenn. ACC No. 6 vs. SEC No. 7 Maryland vs. Ole Miss
Armed Forces Dec. 30 Fort Worth, Tex. MWC vs. Navy San Diego State vs. Navy
Buffalo Wild Wings Dec. 28 Phoenix, Ariz. Big 12 No. 4 vs. Big Ten No. 4/5 Texas Tech vs. Nebraska
Russell Athletic Dec. 28 Orlando, Fla. American No. 2 vs. ACC No. 3 Louisville vs. Virginia Tech
Belk Dec. 28 Charlotte, N.C. American No. 3 vs. ACC No. 5 Houston vs. Georgia Tech
Pinstripe Dec. 28 New York, N.Y. Big 12 No. 7 vs. American No. 4 West Virginia vs. Rutgers
Fight Hunger Dec. 27 San Francisco, Calif. Pac-12 No. 6 vs. BYU USC vs. BYU
Texas Dec. 27 Houston, Tex. Big 12 No. 6 vs. Big Ten No. 6 Kansas State vs. Minnesota
Military Dec. 27 Washington, D.C. ACC No. 8 vs. C-USA Syracuse vs. North Texas
Poinsettia Dec. 26 San Diego, Calif. MWC No. 2 vs. Army Boise State vs. Toledo*
Little Caesars Dec. 26 Detroit, Mich. MAC vs. Big Ten No. 8 N. Illinois vs. Troy*
Hawaii Dec. 24 Honolulu, Hawaii MWC vs. C-USA Colorado State vs. Middle Tenn.
Beef O’Brady’s Dec. 23 St. Petersburg, Fla. American No. 6 vs. C-USA Buffalo* vs. East Carolina
New Orleans Dec. 21 New Orleans, La. Sun Belt No. 1 vs. C-USA La.-Lafayette vs. Tulane
Famous Idaho Potato Dec. 21 Boise, Idaho MAC No. 3 vs. MWC Bowling Green vs. Arkansas State*
Las Vegas Dec. 21 Las Vegas, Nev. MWC No. 1 vs. Pac-12 No. 5 Utah State vs. Arizona
New Mexico Dec. 21 Albuquerque, N.M. MWC No. 4/5 vs. Pac-12 No. 7 San Jose State vs. Oregon State

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