SEC Bowl Projections: Week 6
What did we learn Saturday? We learned that Missouri and Florida are real players in the SEC East. The East is up for grabs between Georgia (frontrunner), South Carolina, Florida and Missouri, and it’s going to be tremendous watching this one play out. Alabama remains the team to beat in the SEC West.
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Here’s a post week six look at updated bowl projections, with an added spice of opponent projections, too:
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BCS National Championship Game: Alabama vs. Oregon
Sugar Bowl: Texas A&M vs. Louisville
Capital One Bowl: Georgia vs. Michigan
Outback Bowl: Florida vs. Wisconsin
Cotton Bowl: LSU vs. Oklahoma
Chick-fil-A Bowl: South Carolina vs. Florida State
BBVA Compass Bowl: Auburn vs. Houston
Gator Bowl: Missouri vs. Michigan State
Music City Bowl: Ole Miss vs. Maryland
Liberty Bowl: Vanderbilt vs. East Carolina
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Out: Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi State and Tennessee
A couple notes:
- Arkansas drops to the ‘out’ list. The Hogs will likely only be favored in just one remaining game against Mississippi State, and that will be a toss-up.
- Tennessee nearly pulled off the upset against Georgia, and UT is going to have to upset one remaining team on the schedule. With South Carolina, Alabama, Missouri, Auburn, Vanderbilt and Kentucky, do you see three wins? I see a win against Kentucky, and Vanderbilt could go either way. At this point, South Carolina, Auburn and Missouri are better than Tennessee, but I can see the Vols going to a bowl over Arkansas.
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