Bowl projections

Here's an early look at the Big Ten bowl picture:

Rose (Jan. 1, Pasadena, Calif.)

•Ohio State vs. Stanford

Capital One (Jan. 1, Orlando)

•Michigan State vs. Texas A&M

Outback (Jan. 1, Tampa)

•Nebraska vs. Auburn

Buffalo Wild Wings (Dec. 28, Tempe, Ariz.)

•Wisconsin vs. Oklahoma

Gator (Jan. 1, Jacksonville)

•Gophers vs. Georgia

Meineke Car Care (Dec. 27, Houston)

•Michigan vs. Kansas State

Heart of Dallas (Jan. 1, Dallas)

•Iowa vs. Rice

Little Caesar's (Dec. 26, Detroit)

•Northwestern vs. Northern Illinois