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 24th.
Bowl Eligible (5): Clemson, Duke, Florida State, North Carolina State, Virginia Tech.
Eliminated from Bowl (6): Boston College, Maryland, Miami (FL) (self-imposed probation), North Carolina (probation), Virginia, Wake Forest.
TBD (1): Georgia Tech (may need waiver).
Big 12 (9)
Bowl Eligible (9): Baylor, Iowa State, Kansas State, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, TCU, Texas, Texas Tech, West Virginia.
Eliminated from Bowl (1): Kansas.
Big East (4)
Bowl Eligible (4): Cincinnati, Louisville, Rutgers, Syracuse.
Eliminated from Bowl (2): South Florida, Temple.
TBD: Connecticut, Pittsburgh.
Big Ten (7)
Bowl Eligible (7): Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota, Nebraska, Northwestern, Purdue, Wisconsin.
Eliminated from Bowl (5): Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Ohio State (probation), Penn State (probation).
Conference USA (5)
Bowl Eligible (5): East Carolina, Rice, SMU, Tulsa, UCF.
Eliminated from Bowl (7): Houston, Marshall, Memphis, Southern Miss, Tulane, UAB, UTEP.
Bowl Eligible (3): Brigham Young, Navy, Notre Dame.
Eliminated from Bowl (1): Army.
Bowl Eligible (7): Ball State, Bowling Green, Central Michigan, Kent State, Northern Illinois, Ohio University, Toledo.
Eliminated from Bowl (6): Akron, Buffalo, Eastern Michigan, Massachusetts, Miami (OH), Western Michigan.
Mountain West (5)
Bowl Eligible (5): Air Force, Boise State, Fresno State, Nevada, San Diego State.
Eliminated from Bowl (5): Colorado State, Hawaii, New Mexico, UNLV, Wyoming.
Bowl Eligible (8): Arizona, Arizona State, Oregon, Oregon State, Stanford, UCLA, USC, Washington.
Eliminated from Bowl (4): California, Colorado, Utah, Washington State.
Bowl Eligible (9): Alabama, Florida, Georgia, LSU, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, South Carolina, Texas A&M, Vanderbilt.
Eliminated from Bowl (5): Arkansas, Auburn, Kentucky, Missouri, Tennessee.
Sun Belt (5)
Bowl Eligible (5): Arkansas State, Louisiana-Lafayette, Louisiana-Monroe, Middle Tennessee, Western Kentucky.
Eliminated from Bowl (5): Florida Atlantic, Florida International, North Texas, South Alabama, Troy.
Bowl Eligible (3): Louisiana Tech, San Jose State, Utah State.
Eliminated from Bowl (3): Idaho, New Mexico State, Texas State (re-classifying), UTSA (re-classifying).
Total Bowl Eligible: 70.
Bowl Spots: 70.
Teams in bold and italics have already accepted a bowl bid.
Projected Bowl Eligible Teams Left Out (2): Central Michigan Chippawas (MAC), Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (Sun Belt).
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