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College football bowl projections

Bowl projections

Dec. 15

New Mexico: Albuquerque, 1 p.m., Mountain West vs. Pac-12. Projection: Boise State vs. Arizona

Idaho Potato: Boise, 4:30 p.m., MAC vs. WAC. Projection: Toledo vs. Utah State

Dec. 20

Poinsietta: San Diego, 8 p.m., Mountain West vs. BYU. Projection: San Diego State vs. BYU

Dec. 21

Beef O'Brady's: St. Petersburg, 7:30 p.m., Big East vs. C-USA. Projection: Ball State* vs. SMU

Dec. 22

New Orleans: Noon, C-USA vs. Sun Belt. Projection: Louisiana Tech* vs. Arkansas State

Las Vegas: 3:30 p.m., Mountain West vs. Pac-12. Projection: Fresno State vs. Washington

Dec. 24

Hawaii: Honolulu, 8 p.m., C-USA vs. Mountain West. Projection: UCF vs. Nevada

Dec. 26

Little Caesars: Detroit, 7:30 p.m., Big Ten vs. MAC. Projection: Arizona State* vs. Northern Illinois

Dec. 27

Military: Washington, 3 p.m., ACC vs. Army. Projection: Middle Tennessee* vs. San Jose State*

Belk: Charlotte, N.C., 6:30 p.m., ACC vs. Big East. Projection: Virginia Tech vs. Cincinnati

Holiday: San Diego, 9:45 p.m., Big 12 vs. Pac-12. Projection: West Virginia vs. Stanford

Dec. 28

Independence: Shreveport, La., 2 p.m., ACC vs. SEC. Projection: Louisiana-Lafayette* vs. Bowling Green*

Russell Athletic: Orlando, 5:30 p.m., ACC vs. Big East. Projection: Miami vs. Rutgers

Meineke of Texas: Houston, 9 p.m., Big Ten vs. Big 12. Projection: Minnesota vs. TCU

Dec. 29

Armed Forces: Fort Worth, Texas, 11:45 a.m., C-USA vs. Mountain West. Projection: East Carolina vs. Air Force

Fight Hunger: San Francisco, 3:15 p.m., Pac-12 vs. Navy. Projection: USC vs. Navy

Pinstripe: Bronx, 3:15 p.m., Big East vs. Big 12. Projection: Syracuse vs. Iowa State

Alamo: San Antonio, Texas, 6:45 p.m., Big 12 vs. Pac-12. Projection: Oklahoma State vs. UCLA

Buffalo Wild Wings: Tempe, Ariz., 10:15 p.m., Big Ten vs. Big 12. Projection: Michigan State vs. Texas Tech

Dec. 31

Music City: Nashville, noon, SEC vs. ACC. Projection: Mississippi vs. Georgia Tech

Sun: El Paso, Texas, 2 p.m., ACC vs. Pac-12. Projection: Duke vs. Oregon State

Liberty: Memphis, 3:30 p.m., SEC vs. C-USA. Projection: Mississippi State vs. Tulsa

Chick-fil-A: Atlanta, 7:30 p.m., ACC vs. SEC. Projection: N.C. State vs. LSU

Jan. 1

Heart of Dallas: Dallas, noon, Big Ten vs. C-USA. Projection: Purdue vs. Ohio*

Gator: Jacksonville, noon, SEC vs. Big Ten. Projection: Vanderbilt vs. Northwestern

Capital One: Orlando, 1 p.m., SEC vs. Big Ten. Projection: Florida vs. Michigan

Outback: Tampa, 1 p.m., SEC vs. Big Ten. Projection: South Carolina vs. Wisconsin

Rose: Pasadena, Calif., 5 p.m., BCS vs. BCS. Projection: Nebraska vs. Oregon

Orange: Miami, 8:30 p.m., BCS vs. BCS. Projection: Florida State vs. Louisville

Jan. 2

Sugar: New Orleans, 8:30 p.m., BCS vs. BCS. Projection: Georgia vs. Oklahoma

Jan. 3

Fiesta: Glendale, Ariz., 8:30 p.m., BCS vs. BCS. Projection: Clemson vs. Kansas State

Jan. 4

Cotton: Arlington, Texas, 8 p.m., SEC vs. Big 12. Projection: Texas A&M vs. Texas

Jan. 5

BBVA Compass: Birmingham, Ala., 1 p.m., Big East vs. SEC. Projection: Pittsburgh vs. Western Kentucky*

Jan. 6

GoDaddy.com: Mobile, Ala., 9 p.m., MAC vs. Sun Belt. Projection: Kent State vs. Louisiana-Monroe

Jan. 7

BCS Championship: Miami, 8:30 p.m., BCS No. 1 vs. BCS No. 2. Projection: Alabama vs. Notre Dame

* — Fills in as an at-large replacement where a conference is short on bowl-eligible teams.

Teams in bold accepted an invitation.

Jim Tomlin, Times staff writer

College football bowl projections 11/13/12 [Last modified: Sunday, November 18, 2012 3:13am]
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