CBS Sports updates SEC bowl projections after Week 6
Alabama’s Week 6 loss to Texas A&M has shaken up the 2021 postseason picture.
CBS Sports expert Jerry Palm is among the analysts who no longer have Nick Saban’s squad making the College Football Playoff. While the Crimson Tide still controls its destiny in the SEC West, a trip to the SEC Championship Game means a potential showdown with No. 1 Georgia. After Week 6, Palm is projecting Kirby Smart’s Bulldogs as the only SEC team to make the CFP field of 4. Palm has UA as the only SEC team in a non-Playoff New Year’s Six bowl game.
Here are Palm’s full SEC projections:
Sugar Bowl (NY6) vs. Texas
Outback Bowl vs. Nebraska
Duke’s May Bowl vs. Virginia Tech
Gator Bowl vs. Pittsburgh
Orange Bowl (CFP Semifinal) vs. Cincinnati
Citrus Bowl vs. Michigan State
Birmingham Bowl vs. Western Michigan
Quick Lane Bowl vs. Northern Illinois
Music City Bowl vs. Minnesota
Liberty Bowl vs. Iowa State
Texas Bowl vs. Baylor