College Football Bowl Predictions: Week 15

Teams that are bowl eligible have at least six wins (if playing 12 games) or at least seven wins (if playing 13 games). Teams that are projected to be bowl eligible have their wins listed in parenthesis. Teams eliminated from bowl games have at least seven losses. Teams that are projected not to make a bowl game have their losses listed in parenthesis.

*Indicates a team that needs seven wins.

Teams in bold, in the grid, have already accepted a bowl bid.

Includes games through Saturday, December 3rd.


ACC (8)

Bowl Eligible (8): Clemson, Florida State, Georgia Tech, North Carolina, North Carolina State, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Wake Forest.

Projected Bowl Eligible (0): None.

Eliminated from Bowl (4): Boston College, Duke, Maryland, Miami (FL) (self-imposed).

Projected Eliminated from Bowl (0): None.

Big 12 (8)

Bowl Eligible (8): Baylor, Iowa State, Kansas State, Missouri, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Texas, Texas A&M.

Projected Bowl Eligible (0): None.

Eliminated from Bowl (2): Kansas, Texas Tech.

Projected Eliminated from Bowl (0): None.

Big East (5)

Bowl Eligible (5): Cincinnati, Louisville, Pittsburgh, Rutgers, West Virginia.

Projected Bowl Eligible (0): None.

Eliminated from Bowl (3): Connecticut, South Florida, Syracuse.

Projected Eliminated from Bowl (0): None.

Big Ten (10)

Bowl Eligible (10): Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Michigan State, Nebraska, Northwestern, Ohio, Penn State, Purdue, Wisconsin.

Projected Bowl Eligible (0): None.

Eliminated from Bowl (2): Indiana, Minnesota.

Projected Eliminated from Bowl (0): None.

Conference USA (5)

Bowl Eligible (5): Houston, Marshall, SMU, Southern Miss, Tulsa.

Projected Bowl Eligible (0): None.

Eliminated from Bowl (7): East Carolina, Memphis, Rice, Tulane, UAB, UCF, UTEP.

Projected Eliminated from Bowl (0): None.

Independents (2)

Bowl Eligible (2): Brigham Young, Notre Dame.

Projected Bowl Eligible (0): None.

Eliminated from Bowl (2): Army, Navy.

Projected Eliminated from Bowl (0): None.

Mid-American (6)

Bowl Eligible (6): Ball State, Northern Illinois, Ohio University, Temple, Toledo, Western Michigan.

Projected Bowl Eligible (0): None.

Eliminated from Bowl (7): Akron, Bowling Green, Buffalo, Central Michigan, Eastern Michigan, Kent State, Miami Ohio.

Projected Eliminated from Bowl (0): None.

Mountain West (5)

Bowl Eligible (5): Air Force, Boise State, San Diego State, TCU, Wyoming.

Projected Bowl Eligible (0): None.

Eliminated from Bowl (3): Colorado State, New Mexico, UNLV.

Projected Eliminated from Bowl (0): None.

PAC-12 (7)

Bowl Eligible (7): Arizona State, California, Oregon, Stanford, UCLA (NCAA has approved waiver, in the event UCLA loses to Oregon), Utah, Washington.

Projected Bowl Eligible (0): None.

Eliminated from Bowl (5): Arizona, Colorado, Oregon State, USC, Washington State.

Projected Eliminated from Bowl (0): None.

SEC (9)

Bowl Eligible (9): Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, LSU, Mississippi State, South Carolina, Vanderbilt.

Projected Bowl Eligible (0): None.

Eliminated from Bowl (3): Kentucky, Mississippi, Tennessee.

Projected Eliminated from Bowl (0): None.

Sun Belt (4)

Bowl Eligible (4): Arkansas State, Florida International, Louisiana-Lafayette, Western Kentucky.

Projected Bowl Eligible (0): None.

Eliminated from Bowl (5): Florida Atlantic, Louisiana-Monroe, Middle Tennessee, North Texas, Troy.

Projected Eliminated from Bowl (0): None.

WAC (3)

Bowl Eligible (3): Louisiana Tech, Nevada, Utah State.

Projected Bowl Eligible (0): None.

Eliminated from Bowl (5): Fresno State, Hawaii, Idaho, New Mexico State, San Jose State.

Projected Eliminated from Bowl (0): None.

Total Bowl Eligible: 72.

Total Projected Bowl Eligible: 0.

Combined Total: 72.

Bowl Spots: 70.

Date

Bowl

Location

Conference #1

Conference #2

Projected Team #1

Projected Team #2

17-Dec

Gildan New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM

MWC #4 or #5

PAC-12 #7

Air Force

Rutgers

17-Dec

Famous Idaho Potato

Boise, ID

MAC #3

WAC #1 or #2

Toledo

Utah State

17-Dec

R+L Carriers New Orleans

New Orleans, LA

C-USA #5

Sun Belt #1

Marshall

Louisiana-Lafayette

20-Dec

Beef O’Brady’s Bowl

St. Petersburg, FL

Big East #6

C-USA #4

Florida International

Tulsa

21-Dec

SDCCU Poinsettia

San Diego, CA

MWC #2

WAC #1

San Diego State

Louisiana Tech

22-Dec

MAACO Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV

MWC #1

PAC-12 #5

Boise State

Arizona State

24-Dec

Sheraton Hawai’i

Honolulu, HI

C-USA #2

WAC #3/Hawai’i

Houston

Nevada

26-Dec

Advocare V100 Independence

Shreveport, LA

ACC #7

MWC #3

North Carolina

Wyoming

27-Dec

Little Caesars Pizza

Detroit, MI

Big Ten #8

MAC #1 or #2

Illinois

Northern Illinois

27-Dec

Belk

Charlotte, NC

ACC #5

Big East #3

Georgia Tech

Cincinnati

28-Dec

Military

Washington, DC

ACC #8

Big 12 #9*

North Carolina State

Temple

28-Dec

Bridgepoint Education Holiday

San Diego, CA

Big 12 #5

PAC-12 #3

Texas

California

29-Dec

Champs Sports

Orlando, FL

ACC #3

Big East #2

Florida State

Notre Dame

29-Dec

Valero Alamo

San Antonio, TX

Big 12 #3

PAC-12 #2

Oklahoma

Washington

30-Dec

Bell Helicopter Armed Forces

Dallas, TX

C-USA #3

MWC #4 or #5

SMU

Brigham Young

30-Dec

New Era Pinstripe

Bronx, NY

Big 12 #7

Big East #4

Missouri

Louisville

30-Dec

Franklin American Music City

Nashville, TN

ACC #6

SEC #7*

Wake Forest

Mississippi State

30-Dec

Insight

Tempe, AZ

Big 12 #4

Big Ten #4

Baylor

Penn State

31-Dec

Meineke Car Care

Houston, TX

Big 12 #6

Big Ten #6

Texas A&M

Ohio State

31-Dec

Hyundai Sun

El Paso, TX

ACC #4

PAC-12 #4

Virginia

UCLA

31-Dec

AutoZone Liberty

Memphis, TN

Big East #5*

C-USA #1

Vanderbilt

Southern Miss

31-Dec

Kraft Fight Hunger

San Francisco, CA

ACC #9/Army

PAC-12 #6

Northwestern

Utah

31-Dec

Chick-fil-A

Atlanta, GA

ACC #2

SEC #5

Virginia Tech

Auburn

2-Jan

TicketCity

Dallas, TX

Big Ten #7

C-USA #6

Purdue

Iowa State

2-Jan

Capital One

Orlando, FL

Big Ten #2

SEC #2

Nebraska

Georgia

2-Jan

Gator

Jacksonville, FL

Big Ten #4 or #5

SEC #6

Iowa

Florida

2-Jan

Outback

Tampa, FL

Big Ten #3

SEC #3 (East)

Michigan State

South Carolina

2-Jan

Rose

Pasadena, CA

Big Ten #1

PAC-12 #1

Wisconsin

Oregon

3-Jan

Allstate Sugar

New Orleans, LA

SEC #1

At Large

Michigan

TCU

4-Jan

Discover Orange

Miami Gardens, FL

ACC #1

Big East #1

Clemson

West Virginia

5-Jan

Tostitos Fiesta

Glendale, AZ

Big 12 #1

At Large

Oklahoma State

Stanford

6-Jan

AT&T Cotton

Arlington, TX

Big 12 #2

SEC #3 (West)

Kansas State

Arkansas

7-Jan

BBVA Compass

Birmingham, AL

Big East #5*

SEC #8

Pittsburgh

Western Kentucky

8-Jan

GoDaddy.com

Mobile, AL

MAC #2

Sun Belt #2

Ohio University

Arkansas State

9-Jan

BCS National Championship

New Orleans, LA

BCS #1

BCS #2

LSU

Alabama 

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