By: Maize in Spartyland
Teams that are bowl eligible have at least six wins (if playing 12 games) or at least seven wins (if playing 13 games). While teams are considered eliminated from bowl games with at least seven losses, they can be eligible based on having a top five Academic Progress Rate.
Includes games through Saturday, November 3rd.
Bowl Eligible (3): Clemson, Duke, Florida State.
Eliminated from Bowl (2): Boston College, North Carolina (probation).
Big 12 (5)
Bowl Eligible (5): Kansas State, Oklahoma, TCU, Texas, Texas Tech.
Eliminated from Bowl (1): Kansas.
Big East (2)
Bowl Eligible (2): Louisville, Rutgers.
Eliminated from Bowl (0): None.
Big Ten (4)
Bowl Eligible (4): Michigan, Nebraska, Northwestern, Wisconsin.
Eliminated from Bowl (3): Illinois, Ohio State (probation), Penn State (probation).
Conference USA (3)
Bowl Eligible (3): East Carolina, Tulsa, UCF.
Eliminated from Bowl (5): Memphis, Southern Miss, Tulane, UAB, UTEP.
Bowl Eligible (2): Navy, Notre Dame.
Eliminated from Bowl (1): Army.
Bowl Eligible (6): Ball State, Bowling Green, Kent State, Northern Illinois, Ohio University, Toledo.
Eliminated from Bowl (4): Akron, Buffalo, Eastern Michigan, Massachusetts.
Mountain West (4)
Bowl Eligible (4): Boise State, Fresno State, Nevada, San Diego State.
Eliminated from Bowl (4): Colorado State, Hawaii, UNLV, Wyoming.
Bowl Eligible (5): Oregon, Oregon State, Stanford, UCLA, USC.
Eliminated from Bowl (1): California, Colorado, Washington State.
Bowl Eligible (7): Alabama, Florida, Georgia, LSU, Mississippi State, South Carolina, Texas A&M.
Eliminated from Bowl (2): Auburn, Kentucky.
Sun Belt (4)
Bowl Eligible (4): Arkansas State, Louisiana-Monroe, Middle Tennessee, Western Kentucky.
Eliminated from Bowl (3): Florida Atlantic, Florida International, South Alabama.
Bowl Eligible (3): Louisiana Tech, San Jose State, Utah State.
Eliminated from Bowl (4): Idaho, New Mexico State, Texas State (re-classifying), UTSA (re-classifying).
Total Bowl Eligible: 48.
Bowl Spots: 70.
Projected Bowl Eligible Teams Left Out (6): Ball State Cardinals (MAC), Kent State Golden Flashes (MAC), Miami University Redhawks (MAC), Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (Sun Belt), Utah State Aggies (WAC) and Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (Sun Belt).
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