The 2020 college football season is well underway, and it could be a big year for SEC teams making bowl games.

First of all, the 6-win requirement has been canceled for this unique pandemic season. Also, there are a ton of SEC squads that are good, but not great. That should help fill out bowl slots.

After SEC Week 5 action, ESPN experts Kyle Bonagura and Mark Schlabach updated their bowl projections. As you can see below, 13 different SEC teams are projected to play this postseason:


  • Bonagura: Rose Bowl (CFP) vs. Ohio State
  • Schlabach: Sugar Bowl (CFP) vs. Notre Dame


  • Bonagura: Texas Bowl vs. Oklahoma
  • Schlabach: Texas Bowl vs. Texas


  • Bonagura: Citrus Bowl vs. Michigan
  • Schlabach: Gator Bowl vs. Virginia Tech


  • Bonagura: Peach Bowl vs. Cincinnati
  • Schlabach: Citrus Bowl vs. Penn State


  • Bonagura: Sugar Bowl (CFP) vs. Clemson
  • Schlabach: Peach Bowl vs. Cincinnati


  • Bonagura: Liberty Bowl vs. Texas
  • Schlabach: Music City Bowl vs. Minnesota


  • Bonagura: Outback Bowl vs. Indiana
  • Schlabach: Outback Bowl vs. Indiana

Mississippi State

  • Bonagura: Birmingham Bowl vs. Memphis
  • Schlabach: None


  • Bonagura: Las Vegas Bowl vs. Utah
  • Schlabach: Las Vegas Bowl vs. Cal

Ole Miss

  • Bonagura: Gasparilla Bowl vs. Louisville
  • Schlabach: Birmingham Bowl vs. Memphis

South Carolina

  • Bonagura: Gator Bowl vs. North Carolina
  • Schlabach: Gasparilla Bowl vs. Florida State


  • Bonagura: Music City Bowl vs. Penn State
  • Schlabach: Liberty Bowl vs. Iowa State

Texas A&M

  • Bonagura: Cotton Bowl vs. Oklahoma State
  • Schlabach: Cotton Bowl vs. Oklahoma State