College Football Bowl Predictions: Week 9

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, October 27th.


ACC (3)

Bowl Eligible (3): Clemson, Duke, Florida State.

Eliminated from Bowl (1): North Carolina (probation).

Big 12 (3)

Bowl Eligible (3): Kansas State, Texas, Texas Tech.

Eliminated from Bowl (1): Kansas.

Big East (2)

Bowl Eligible (2): Louisville, Rutgers.

Eliminated from Bowl (0): None.

Big Ten (3)

Bowl Eligible (3): Nebraska, Northwestern, Wisconsin.

Eliminated from Bowl (2): Ohio State (probation), Penn State (probation).

Conference USA (2)

Bowl Eligible (2): Tulsa, UCF.

Eliminated from Bowl (4): Memphis, Southern Miss, UAB, UTEP.

Independents (1)

Bowl Eligible (1): Notre Dame.

Eliminated from Bowl (1): Army.

Mid-American (6)

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 (2): UNLV, Wyoming.

PAC-12 (5)

Bowl Eligible (5): Oregon, Oregon State, Stanford, UCLA, USC.

Eliminated from Bowl (1): Colorado.

SEC (7)

Bowl Eligible (7): Alabama, Florida, Georgia, LSU, Mississippi State, South Carolina, Texas A&M.

Eliminated from Bowl (2): Auburn, Kentucky.

Sun Belt (2)

Bowl Eligible (2): Louisiana-Monroe, Western Kentucky.

Eliminated from Bowl (1): Florida International.

WAC (3)

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: 41.

Bowl Spots: 70.



Projected Bowl Eligible Teams Left Out (7): Arkansas State Red Wolves (Sun Belt), Ball State Cardinals (MAC), Kent State Golden Flashes (MAC), Louisiana-Lafayette Rajun Cajuns (Sun Belt), Miami University Redhawks (MAC), Utah State Aggies (WAC) and Western Michigan Broncos (MAC).

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