Bowl projections

How the postseason might stack up when announced Sunday:

College Football Playoff

Bowl Date Location Projection

Championship Jan. 11 Glendale, Ariz. Semifinal winners

Cotton Bowl Dec. 31 Arlington, Texas Alabama (12-1) vs. Michigan State (12-1)

Orange Bowl Dec. 31 Miami Clemson (13-0) vs. Oklahoma (11-1)

Selection Committee Bowls

Bowl Date Location Projection

Sugar Jan. 1 New Orleans Okla. State (10-2) vs. Ole Miss (9-3)

Rose Jan. 1 Pasadena, Calif. Iowa (12-1) vs. Stanford (11-2)

Fiesta Jan. 1 Glendale, Ariz. Ohio State (11-1) vs. Houston (12-1)

Peach Dec. 31 Atlanta Florida State (10-2) vs. Notre Dame (10-2)

Other Big Ten Bowls

Bowl Date Location Projection

Citrus Jan. 1 Orlando Michigan (9-3) vs. Florida (10-3)

Outback Jan. 1 Tampa, Fla. Northwestern (10-2) vs. Tennessee (8-4)

Holiday Dec. 30 San Diego Wisconsin (9-3) vs. Wash. State (8-4)

TaxSlayer Jan. 2 Jacksonville Penn State (7-5) vs. LSU (8-3)

Pinstripe Dec. 26 New York Indiana (6-6) vs. Pittsburgh (8-4)

Foster Farms Dec. 26 Santa Clara, Calif. Nebraska (5-7) vs. Southern Cal (8-5)

Quick Lane Dec. 28 Detroit Gophers (5-7) vs. Akron (7-5)*

Armed Forces Dec. 29 Fort Worth, Texas Washington (6-6) * vs. Air Force (8-5)

Other Bowls

Bowl Date Location Projection

Cure Dec. 19 Orlando Connecticut (6-6) vs. Georgia State (6-6)

New Mexico Dec. 19 Albuquerque Arizona (6-6) * vs. New Mexico (7-5)

Royal Purple Dec. 19 Las Vegas BYU (9-3) vs. UCLA (8-4)

Camellia Dec. 19 Montgomery, Ala. Toledo (9-2) vs. Appalachian St. (10-2)

New Orleans Dec. 19 New Orleans Louisiana Tech (8-4) vs. Arkansas St. (9-3)

Miami Beach Dec. 21 Miami South Florida (8-4) vs. W. Kentucky (11-2)

Idaho Potato Dec. 22 Boise, Idaho Northern Illinois (8-5) vs. Utah State (6-6)

Boca Raton Dec. 22 Boca Raton, Fla. Temple (10-3) vs. Ohio U. (8-4)

Poinsettia Dec. 23 San Diego Boise State (8-4) vs. Central Mich. (7-5)

GoDaddy.com Dec. 23 Mobile, Ala. Bowling Green (10-3) vs. Ga. Southern (8-4)

Bahamas Dec. 24 Nassau, Bahamas Middle Tenn. (7-4) vs. W. Michigan (7-5)

Hawaii Dec. 24 Honolulu Tulsa (6-6) vs. San Diego State (10-3)

St. Petersburg Dec. 26 St. Petersburg, Fla. Memphis (9-3) vs. Marshall (9-3)

Sun Dec. 26 El Paso, Texas Miami of Florida (8-4) vs. Utah (9-3)

Heart of Dallas Dec. 26 Dallas San Jose St. (5-7) * vs. So. Miss. (9-4)

Independence Dec. 26 Shreveport, La. Nevada (6-6) * vs. Duke (7-5)

Military Dec. 28 Annapolis, Md. N.C. State (7-5) vs. Navy (9-2)

Russell Athletic Dec. 29 Orlando North Carolina (11-2) vs. Baylor (9-3)

Arizona Dec. 29 Tucson, Ariz. Arizona State (6-6) * vs. Colo. State (7-5)

Texas Dec. 29 Houston Texas Tech (7-5) vs. Texas A&M (8-4)

Birmingham Dec. 30 Birmingham, Ala. Cincinnati (7-5) vs. Auburn (6-6)

Belk Dec. 30 Charlotte, N.C. Virginia Tech (6-6) vs. Arkansas (7-5)

Music City Dec. 30 Nashville, Tenn. Louisville (7-5) vs. Georgia (9-3)

Liberty Jan. 2 Memphis Kansas State (6-6) vs. Miss. State (8-4)

Alamo Jan. 2 San Antonio TCU (10-2) vs. Oregon (9-3)

Cactus Jan. 2 Phoenix West Virginia (7-5) vs. California (7-5)

Teams in bold have accepted bid. * Replacement team for unfilled bowl spot.