#18 Miami (FL)
#8 Florida
7:00 pm, August 24
UCLA
Cincinnati
7:00 pm, August 29
Georgia Tech
#3 Clemson
8:00 pm, August 29
Utah
BYU
10:15 pm, August 29
Wisconsin
South Florida
7:00 pm, August 30
Florida Atlantic
#5 Ohio State
12:00 pm, August 31
#21 South Carolina
North Carolina
3:30 pm, August 31
Duke
#1 Alabama
3:30 pm, August 31
Northwestern
#24 Stanford
4:00 pm, August 31
Boise State
Florida State
7:00 pm, August 31
#17 Oregon
#12 Auburn
7:30 pm, August 31
#2 Georgia
Vandebilt
7:30 pm, August 31
Fresno State
#23 USC
10:30 pm, August 31
Houston
#6 Oklahoma
7:30 pm, September 1

2019-20 College Football Bowl and Playoff Projections

College Football Bowl Projections for 2019-20

Only 78 teams are projected to have six or more wins on average, but for the sake of this article, I rounded all records to the nearest whole number

Note: The ACC and SEC could not fill their required bowl slots, and eight teams: Kansas State, Middle Tennessee, Southern Miss, Miami (OH), Air Force, Nevada, Arizona, and Washington State were projected 5.5 or more wins but denied bowl berths due to a lack of openings.

Bahamas Bowl

Dec. 20, ESPN at 2 p.m. ET

Tie-In: Conference USA vs. MAC

Projection: Florida Atlantic vs. Northern Illinois

Projected Winner: Florida Atlantic

Frisco Bowl

Dec. 20, ESPN2 at 7:30 p.m. ET

Tie-In: American vs. At-Large

Projection: SMU vs. Army

Projected Winner: Army

New Mexico Bowl

Dec. 21, ESPN at 2 p.m. ET

Tie-In: Conference USA vs. Mountain West

Projection: UAB vs. San Diego State

Projected Winner: San Diego State

Cure Bowl

Dec. 21, CBS Sports Network at 2:30 p.m. ET

Tie-In: American vs. Sun Belt

Projection: Tulane vs. Georgia Southern

Projected Winner: Tulane

Boca Raton Bowl

Dec. 21, ABC at 3:30 p.m. ET

Tie-In: American vs. MAC

Projection: USF vs. Ohio

Projected Winner: Ohio

Camellia Bowl

Dec. 21, ESPN at 5:30 p.m. ET

Tie-In: MAC vs. Sun Belt

Projection: Western Michigan vs. Troy

Projected Winner: Troy

Las Vegas Bowl

Dec. 21, ABC at 7:30 p.m. ET

Tie-In: Mountain West vs. Pac-12

Projection: Boise State vs. Arizona State

Projected Winner: Boise State

New Orleans Bowl

Dec. 21, ESPN at 9 p.m. ET

Tie-In: Conference USA vs. Sun Belt

Projection: Louisiana Tech vs. Appalachian State

Projected Winner: Appalachian State

Gasparilla Bowl

Dec. 23, ESPN at 2:30 p.m. ET

Tie-In: American vs. Conference USA

Projection: Cincinnati vs. Marshall

Projected Winner: Cincinnati

Hawaii Bowl

Dec. 24, ESPN at 8 p.m. ET

Tie-In: BYU vs. Mountain West/American

Projection: BYU vs. Houston

Projected Winner: BYU

Independence Bowl

Dec. 26, ESPN at 4 p.m. ET

Tie-In: ACC vs. SEC

Projection: Pittsburgh vs. FIU*

Projected Winner: Pittsburgh

Quick Lane Bowl

Dec. 26, ESPN at 8 p.m. ET

Tie-In: ACC vs. Big Ten

Projection: Eastern Michigan* vs. Purdue

Projected Winner: Purdue

Military Bowl

Dec. 27, ESPN at Noon ET

Tie-In: ACC vs. American

Projection: Boston College vs. Temple

Projected Winner: Boston College

Pinstripe Bowl

Dec. 27, ESPN at 3:20 p.m. ET

Tie-In: ACC vs. Big Ten

Projection: Syracuse vs. Minnesota

Projected Winner: Minnesota

Texas Bowl

Dec. 27, ESPN at 6:45 p.m. ET

Tie-In: Big 12 vs. SEC

Projection: TCU vs. South Carolina

Projected Winner: South Carolina

Holiday Bowl

Dec. 27, FS1 at 8 p.m. ET

Tie-In: Big Ten vs. Pac-12

Projection: Iowa vs. Utah

Projected Winner: Iowa

Cheez-It Bowl

Dec. 27, ESPN at 10:15 p.m. ET

Tie-In: Big 12 vs. Pac-12

Projection: Iowa State vs. UCLA

Projected Winner: Iowa State

Camping World Bowl

Dec. 28, ABC at Noon ET

Tie-In: ACC vs. Big 12

Projection: Virginia Tech vs. Oklahoma State

Projected Winner: Oklahoma State

First Responder Bowl

Dec. 30, ESPN at 12:30 p.m. ET

Tie-In: Big 12 vs. Conference USA

Projection: West Virginia vs. North Texas

Projected Winner: West Virginia

Music City Bowl

Dec. 30, ESPN at 4 p.m. ET

Tie-In: ACC/Big Ten vs. SEC

Projection: Wake Forest vs. Auburn

Projected Winner: Auburn

Redbox Bowl

Dec. 30, FOX at 4 p.m. ET

Tie-In: Big Ten vs. Pac-12

Projection: Wisconsin vs. USC

Projected Winner: USC

Belk Bowl

Dec. 31, ESPN at Noon ET

Tie-In: ACC vs. SEC

Projection: Florida State vs. Texas A&M

Projected Winner: Texas A&M

Sun Bowl

Dec. 31, CBS at 2 p.m. ET

Tie-In: ACC vs. Pac-12

Projection: Virginia vs. Stanford

Projected Winner: Stanford

Liberty Bowl

Dec. 31, ESPN at 3:45 p.m. ET

Tie-In: Big 12 vs. SEC

Projection: Baylor vs. Mississippi State

Projected Winner: Mississippi State

Arizona Bowl

Dec. 31, CBS Sports Network at 4:30 p.m. ET

Tie-In: Mountain West vs. Sun Belt

Projection: Utah State vs. Louisiana

Projected Winner: Utah State

Alamo Bowl

Dec. 31, ESPN at 7:30 p.m. ET

Tie-In: Big 12 vs. Pac-12

Projection: Texas vs. Oregon

Projected Winner: Texas

Citrus Bowl

Jan. 1, ABC at 1 p.m. ET

Tie-In: Big Ten/ACC vs. SEC

Projection: NC State vs. Florida

Projected Winner: Florida

Outback Bowl

Jan. 1, ESPN at 1 p.m. ET

Tie-In: Big Ten vs. SEC

Projection: Michigan State vs. Kentucky

Projected Winner: Michigan State

Birmingham Bowl

Jan. 2, ESPN at 3 p.m. ET

Tie-In: American vs. SEC

Projection: Memphis vs. Indiana

Projected Winner: Memphis

Gator Bowl

Jan. 2, ESPN at 7 p.m. ET

Tie-In: ACC/Big Ten vs. SEC

Projection: Nebraska vs. Tennessee

Projected Winner: Nebraska

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

Jan. 3, ESPN at 3:30 p.m. ET

Tie-In: MAC vs. Mountain West

Projection: Buffalo vs. Fresno State

Projected Winner: Fresno State

Armed Forces Bowl

Jan. 4, ESPN at 11:30 a.m. ET

Tie-In: Big Ten vs. Mountain West

Projection: Northwestern vs. Wyoming

Projected Winner: Northwestern

Mobile Alabama Bowl

Jan. 6, ESPN at 7:30 p.m. ET

Tie-In: MAC vs. Sun Belt

Projection: Toledo vs. Arkansas State

Projected Winner: Toledo

New Year’s Six

Cotton Bowl

Dec. 28, ESPN at Noon ET

Tie-In: Highest Ranked Group of Five Champion vs. At-Large

Projection: UCF vs. Notre Dame

Projected Winner: Notre Dame

Orange Bowl

Dec. 30, ESPN at 8 p.m. ET

Tie-In: ACC vs. Big Ten/SEC/Notre Dame

Projection: Miami vs. Penn State

Projected Winner: Penn State

Rose Bowl

Jan. 1, ESPN at 5 p.m. ET

Tie-In: Big Ten vs. Pac-12

Projection: Michigan vs. Washington

Projected Winner: Michigan

Sugar Bowl

Jan. 1, ESPN at 8:45 p.m. ET

Tie-In: Big 12 vs. SEC

Projection: Oklahoma vs. LSU

Projected Winner: LSU

College Football Playoff

Fiesta Bowl (Semifinal)

Dec. 28, ESPN, 4 or 8 p.m. ET

Tie-In: National Semifinal

Projection: Clemson vs. Georgia

Projected Winner: Clemson

Peach Bowl (Semifinal)

Dec. 28, ESPN, 4 or 8 p.m. ET

Tie-In: National Semifinal

Projection: Alabama vs. Ohio State

Projected Winner: Alabama

National Championship

Jan. 13, ESPN at 8 p.m. ET

Tie-In: Fiesta Bowl Winner vs. Peach Bowl Winner

Projection: Clemson vs. Alabama

Projected Winner: Alabama

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