We understand that at this point, without having seen any team on the field this season, bowl projections are purely subjective.

One could argue predicting bowl matchups even in early October’s still a near total guess.

That’s what makes college football’s regular season so thrilling. Every win — or loss — changes postseason possibilities and could be the difference in a program’s trip to Florida or … Birmingham.


  • College Football Playoff Semifinal: No. 1 Alabama vs No. 3 Oregon
  • CFB Playoff Selection Committee Matchups — Peach: Auburn vs Ohio State; Fiesta: South Carolina vs Baylor
  • Capital One: Florida vs Michigan State
  • Outback: Georgia vs Wisconsin
  • Music City: North Carolina vs Ole Miss
  • Belk: Louisville vs Mississippi State
  • Liberty: Oklahoma State vs Texas A&M
  • TaxSlayer: Iowa vs LSU
  • Texas: Mizzou vs Texas Tech
  • Birmingham: Memphis vs Vanderbilt

 On the outside looking in: Kentucky, Arkansas, Tennessee