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St. Petersburg Times bowl projections

Dec. 20: Eagle Bank Bowl at Washington, Navy* (at-large) vs. Maryland (ACC No. 9), 11 a.m., ESPN

Dec. 20: New Mexico Bowl at Albuquerque, Colorado State (MWC No. 4) vs. Fresno State* (WAC No. 3), 2:30 p.m., ESPN

Dec. 20: St. Petersburg Bowl, USF* (Big East) vs. Memphis (C-USA No. 5), 4:30 p.m., ESPN2

Dec. 20: Las Vegas Bowl, TCU (MWC No. 1) vs. Arizona (Pac-10 No. 4), 8 p.m., ESPN

Dec. 21: New Orleans Bowl, Troy* (Sun Belt champion) vs. Southern Miss* (C-USA No. 4), 8 p.m., ESPN2

Dec. 23: Poinsettia Bowl at San Diego, BYU (MWC No. 2) vs. Nevada (at large, fills Pac-10 No. 7 slot), 8 p.m., ESPN

Dec. 24: Hawaii Bowl at Honolulu, Hawaii* (WAC) vs. Bowling Green (at large, fills Pac-10 No. 6 slot), 8 p.m., ESPN

Dec. 26: Motor City Bowl at Detroit, Notre Dame (at-large, fills Big Ten No. 7 slot) vs. Ball State (MAC No. 1 or No. 2), 7:30 p.m., ESPN2

Dec. 27: Meineke Bowl at Charlotte, N.C., North Carolina (ACC No. 5/6/7) vs. West Virginia* (Big East No. 3), 1 p.m., ESPN

Dec. 27: Champs Sports Bowl at Orlando, Florida State (ACC No. 4) vs. Wisconsin (Big Ten No. 5), 4:30 p.m., ESPN

Dec. 27: Emerald Bowl at San Francisco, California* (Pac-10 No. 5) vs. Miami (ACC No. 5/6/7), 8 p.m., ESPN

Dec. 28: Independence Bowl at Shreveport, La., Louisiana-Lafayette (at large, fills SEC No. 8 slot) vs. Louisiana Tech* (at-large, fills Big 12 No. 7 slot), 8 p.m., ESPN

Dec. 29: Papajohns.com Bowl at Birmingham, Ala., Rutgers (Big East) vs. N.C. State (at large, fills SEC No. 9 slot), 3 p.m., ESPN

Dec. 29: Alamo Bowl at San Antonio, Iowa (Big Ten No. 4) vs. Missouri (Big 12 No. 4), 8 p.m., ESPN

Dec. 30: Humanitarian Bowl at Boise, Idaho, Boise State (WAC No. 1) vs. Wake Forest (ACC No. 8), 4:30 p.m., ESPN

Dec. 30: Holiday Bowl at San Diego, Oklahoma State (Big 12 No. 3) vs. Oregon (Pac-10 No. 2), 8 p.m., ESPN

Dec. 30: Texas Bowl at Houston, Central Michigan (at large, fills Big 12 No. 8 slot) vs. Rice* (C-USA No. 6), 8 p.m., NFL Network

Dec. 31: Armed Forces Bowl at Fort Worth, Texas, Houston (C-USA No. 3) vs. Air Force (MWC No. 3), Noon, ESPN

Dec. 31: Sun Bowl at El Paso, Texas, Oregon State (Pac-10 No. 3) vs. Pittsburgh* (Big 12 No. 5 or Big East No. 2), 2 p.m., CBS

Dec. 31: Music City Bowl at Nashville, Vanderbilt (SEC No. 6) vs. Boston College (ACC No. 5/6/7), 3:30 p.m., ESPN

Dec. 31: Insight Bowl at Tempe, Ariz., Kansas* (Big 12 No. 6) vs. Minnesota (Big Ten No. 6), 5:30 p.m., NFLN

Dec. 31: Chick-fil-A Bowl at Atlanta, LSU (SEC No. 5) vs. Georgia Tech* (ACC No. 2), 7:30 p.m., ESPN

Jan. 1: Outback Bowl at Tampa, South Carolina (SEC No. 3 or 4) vs. Northwestern (Big Ten No. 3), 11 a.m., ESPN

Jan. 1: Capital One Bowl at Orlando, Michigan State (Big Ten No. 2) vs. Georgia (SEC No. 2), 1 p.m., ABC

Jan. 1: Gator Bowl at Jacksonville, Nebraska* (Big 12 No. 5 or Big East No. 2) vs. Clemson* (ACC No. 3), 1 p.m., CBS

Jan. 1: Rose Bowl at Pasadena, Calif., USC (BCS) vs. Penn State (BCS), 5 p.m., ABC

Jan. 1: Orange Bowl at Miami, Virginia Tech* (BCS) vs. Cincinnati (BCS), 8 p.m., FOX

Jan. 2: Cotton Bowl at Dallas, Texas Tech (Big 12 No. 2) vs. Mississippi (SEC No. 3 or No. 4), 2 p.m., FOX

Jan. 2: Liberty Bowl at Memphis, Tenn., Kentucky (SEC No. 7) vs. East Carolina* (C-USA No. 1) No. 1, 5 p.m., ESPN

Jan. 2: Sugar Bowl at New Orleans, Alabama (BCS) vs. Utah (BCS), 8 p.m., FOX

Jan. 3: International Bowl at Toronto, Connecticut (Big East) vs. Buffalo* (MAC) No. 3, Noon, ESPN2

Jan. 5: Fiesta Bowl at Glendale, Ariz., Ohio State (BCS) vs. Texas (BCS), 8:30 p.m., FOX

Jan. 6: GMAC Bowl at Mobile, Ala., Tulsa (C-USA No. 2) vs. Western Michigan (MAC No. 1 or No. 2 or WAC), 8 p.m., ESPN

Jan. 8: BCS National Championship game, Oklahoma (BCS No. 1) vs. Florida (BCS No. 2), Miami, 8 p.m., FOX

* — accepted bid.

St. Petersburg Times bowl projections 12/06/08 [Last modified: Thursday, November 4, 2010 11:00am]
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