Only 72 days remain until SEC football! Can you feel it?
Sporting News released their preseason bowl projections, and you can check out every single projection here. The long-time sports publisher says 11 SEC teams will go bowling this year, with three teams – Arkansas, Kentucky and Vanderbilt – watching from their couches.
The site projects Alabama as the SEC’s favorite to make the College Football Playoff, pitting a rematch against their preseason No. 1 team, Oklahoma. The site also projects Oregon and Oklahoma will play for all the marbles.
Here’s the complete projections for the 11 SEC teams:
College Football Playoff
Rose Bowl: Oklahoma vs. Alabama
Sugar Bowl: Oregon vs. Florida State
Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl: Auburn vs. Michigan State
Capital One Bowl: LSU vs. Nebraska
Birmingham Bowl: Tennessee vs. East Carolina
Outback Bowl: Georgia vs. Wisconsin
Gator Bowl: South Carolina vs. Miami
Liberty Bowl: Florida vs. TCU
Independence Bowl: Mississippi State vs. Syracuse
Music City Bowl: Texas A&M vs. Louisville
Belk Bowl: Ole Miss vs. Clemson
Texas Bowl: Missouri vs. Kansas State
Left out: Arkansas, Kentucky and Vanderbilt
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