An Alabama-Georgia matchup in the SEC Championship Game isn’t official just yet as the Crimson Tide has to take care of Arkansas before clinching the SEC West. Could we potentially see 2 Alabama-Georgia showdowns in a matter of weeks? CBS Sports bowl expert Jerry Palm is now projecting UGA and UA will meet in the College Football Playoff semifinals 1-4 matchup.

Palm updated his postseason projections after the Week 11 results. With 2 teams in the CFP and another squad making the New Year’s Six in the Sugar Bowl, Palm has a total of 11 SEC teams going bowling.

Here are the updated CBS Sports projections:


Orange Bowl (CFP semifinal) vs. No. 1 Georgia


Music City Bowl vs. Penn State


Gator Bowl vs. North Carolina


Liberty Bowl vs. West Virginia


Orange Bowl (CFP semifinal) vs. No. 4 Alabama


Outback Bowl vs. Wisconsin

Mississippi State

Texas Bowl vs. Kansas State


Birmingham Bowl vs. Eastern Michigan

Ole Miss

Sugar Bowl (NY6) vs. Oklahoma


Duke’s Mayo Bowl vs. NC State

Texas A&M

Citrus Bowl vs. Iowa