Sporting News projects 10 SEC teams to go bowling in 2016
Sporting News national college football writer Bill Bender published his “way-too-early” predictions for the 2016 college football postseason over the weekend, and if things go his way, the SEC will put 10 teams in bowl games.
Bender believes that Alabama will once again make it all the way through to the College Football Playoff and should make a second straight appearance in the title game for a rematch with Clemson. However, sitting on the couch during bowl season is Kentucky, Missouri, South Carolina, and Vanderbilt.
Here are every SEC team’s bowl projections:
AdvoCare Texas Bowl: TCU vs. Texas A&M
Birmingham Bowl: Mississippi State vs. Temple
Belk Bowl: Virginia Tech vs. Auburn
Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl: Miami (Fla.) vs. Arkansas
Outback Bowl: Michigan State vs. LSU
Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl: Iowa vs. Georgia
AutoZone Liberty Bowl: West Virginia vs. Florida
Allstate Sugar Bowl: Baylor vs. Ole Miss
Capital One Orange Bowl: Florida State vs. Tennessee
Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl (CFB Playoff semifinal): Ohio State vs. Alabama
College Football Playoff Championship Game: Alabama vs. Clemson